Dade County Schools Weekly Update: Lady Wolverines Win Region, Homecoming Celebrations, and More


Lady Wolverines Secure Region Title, Set to Host Super-Regional Softball Tournament

It was a week of triumph for the Dade County High School Lady Wolverines as they clinched the coveted 2023 Region 7-1A championship title in a thrilling softball showdown. With their victory, they have earned the right to host the upcoming super-regional softball tournament, slated to take place this Wednesday and Thursday.

The super-regional tournament promises to be an exhilarating event, with the participation of four formidable teams: DCHS, St. Francis, Commerce, and Jasper County. The action kicks off on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Dade County High School, with fans eager to cheer on their favorite teams.

In accordance with the guidelines set by the Georgia High School Association (GHSA), all tournament tickets must be purchased online via GoFan.

Stay tuned for two days of intense competition and memorable moments as these outstanding softball teams battle it out in the heart of Dade County.

Pete the Cat Brightens DES Pre-K Students’ Day

The lovable Pete the Cat paid a special visit to the Pre-K students of Dade Elementary. This beloved feline character delighted the young learners by reading to them, fostering a love for reading, and creating unforgettable memories. DES extends their heartfelt thanks to Pete the Cat for making their day even more special.

Davis Students Engage in STEM and 4-H Activities

Davis County students immersed themselves in the world of STEM and 4-H activities. These hands-on learning experiences offered students the opportunity to collaborate and think critically, promoting teamwork and problem-solving skills. Davis County Schools continue to inspire their students with engaging educational opportunities.

Georgia Seniors Explore New College Initiative

Governor Kemp’s recent announcement of GEORGIA MATCH has created a buzz among Georgia’s senior class, including those in Dade County. This innovative initiative will soon have Dade County Seniors receiving letters from Governor Brian Kemp listing the colleges they are eligible to apply to based on GPA calculations. Exciting times lie ahead for these young scholars, and they can explore more information, including how to access their online dashboard through Georgia Futures, HERE.

DCHS Hosts Annual College Probe Fair

Dade County High School welcomed over thirty prestigious institutions from the tri-state area and beyond during their 2023 College Probe Fair. This event provided sophomores, juniors, and seniors the invaluable opportunity to connect with college recruiters and gather essential information about their prospective higher education choices. DCHS is committed to equipping its students with the tools to make informed decisions about their academic future.

DCHS Students Celebrate PBIS Rewards

DCHS students had a fantastic time celebrating their Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) rewards. The school expressed its gratitude to LaGenna’s Rolling Cantina and Tropical Paradice for bringing their delicious food trucks to campus, making Food Truck Friday a day to remember. DCHS values its students and their commitment to positive behavior.

Trenton Pressing Sponsors DCHS Green Power Team

Dade County High School extends its appreciation to Trenton Pressing for sponsoring the Green-Power Race Team. These dedicated students are preparing for an upcoming electric car race in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on October 21st at Volkswagen Drive. Local stakeholders like Trenton Pressing play a crucial role in supporting the educational endeavors of DCHS.

Citizens Bank & Trust Backs DCHS Construction Class

The DCHS construction class receives invaluable support from Citizens Bank & Trust, a dedicated local stakeholder. Their commitment to the students of DCHS ensures that future builders receive the resources and knowledge needed to succeed. Mr. David Howard expressed his gratitude, acknowledging the bank’s impact on the DCHS Construction Trades students and their future careers.

Homecoming Week in Dade County Schools

The spirit of Homecoming fills the hallways and streets of Dade County as the community celebrates “ONCE UPON A HOMECOMING.” The week is packed with exciting activities, including a Homecoming Parade on Thursday at 7:30 p.m., a bonfire at DCHS to follow, and the crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen during the football game on Friday evening. The celebration continues on Saturday with a dance at DCHS, where the Homecoming Queen and King will be honored.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

Stay informed about the district’s upcoming events by referring to the official district calendar. Scheduled events may change, and new ones may be added, so be sure to check it regularly. Access the event calendar HERE.

Dr. Chad McDill’s Cancer Workshop

Dr. Chad McDill is hosting a cancer workshop at his office on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. This educational workshop will focus on how lifestyle changes, including nutrition, fitness, detoxification, mindset, and central nervous system health, can help combat this epidemic. Dr. McDill’s office, Chiropractic Care, is located at 4580 Highway 136 Trenton, GA 30752. For more information, contact Dr. McDill at 706-657-4777 or email him at [email protected].

Dade County Board of Education Monthly Meeting

The Dade County Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, October 23, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. The meeting location is the Dade County Board of Education building at 52 Tradition Lane Trenton, GA 30752. To stay informed about the board’s monthly meetings, visit this link.