Dade County School Weekly Updates: Davis Elementary Students Receive ‘STAR’ Buck Rewards and More!


In the bustling hallways of Dade County’s school system, exciting developments are taking place, from students receiving ‘STAR’ Buck Rewards to valuable community initiatives. Here’s the latest news from the local school system:

DES Students Shine with ‘STAR’ Buck Rewards
Dade Elementary School is buzzing with excitement as several students were recently awarded ‘STAR’ Buck Rewards, signifying their outstanding achievements. These students not only received a coveted Jr. Frosty from Wendy’s but also walked away with a “Boo Book” containing five coupons for free Jr. Frosty treats. These rewards are a testament to the dedication and hard work of these young scholars, and the happiness on their faces is truly heartwarming. It’s the reward that keeps on giving, and the entire community celebrates their success! #TeamDadeGa.

Davis Students Enjoy ‘Lunch With A Cop

Every Thursday, School Resource Officer, Charlie Carver joins the students in the Bee-Good Café at Davis Elementary for ‘Lunch With A Cop.’ This initiative is a fantastic opportunity for students to interact with law enforcement in a friendly and supportive environment.

DMS Now Accepting REACH Applications

Dade Middle School is excited to announce that the application window for the REACH Scholarship is now open for 8th-grade students. Prospective applicants can obtain the necessary forms from the school’s front office. The deadline to apply is September 29, 2023. The REACH Scholarship is a remarkable opportunity, and two deserving DMS 8th graders will be chosen as recipients. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit the official REACH Scholarship website at For additional information and guidance on the application process, feel free to reach out to DMS Principal, Ms. Michelle Beeler.

DES Opens School Spirit Store
Dade Elementary School students have recently inaugurated a school spirit store, adding a dash of enthusiasm to their learning environment. The proceeds generated from the spirit store will directly benefit Dade Elementary School, contributing to various educational endeavors. To get a sneak peek of the school spirit store, click HERE.


GaDOE to Launch Tutoring Program

The Georgia Department of Education has rolled out a new tutoring program for students in grades K-12 during the 2023-2024 school year. This initiative is part of a broader strategy to address any lost learning opportunities. Parents and guardians are encouraged to read more about this program by clicking HERE.

No School on October 9th-11th: Early Release & Parent/Teacher Conferences

Mark your calendars! There will be no school from October 9th to 11th. On October 12, 2023, Dade County Schools will host Parent/Teacher Conference Day. Students will attend school for half the usual time, and conferences will commence immediately after dismissal. Parents can expect students to be released three hours earlier than usual. Additional information regarding this important day will be sent home soon.

Dade County Schools 2022 Annual Report

Don’t miss the Dade County Schools 2022 Annual Report, which aligns with Dade County Schools’ strategic plan and showcases the remarkable achievements of our students, staff, and the Dade County Governance Team. We extend our heartfelt thanks to our sponsors and community stakeholders for their unwavering support. A special shout-out goes to Ms. Kristin Barrett, DCS’ Social Worker, for her exceptional graphic art skills in developing the annual report.

Dade County Board of Education Monthly Meeting

The Dade County Board of Education will convene for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, September 24, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Dade County Board of Education building located at 52 Tradition Lane Trenton, GA 30752. For a complete listing of the Dade County Board of Education’s monthly meetings, please visit HERE.

Stay connected with your local school system, and continue to support our students and educators as they thrive and excel in the pursuit of knowledge and community enrichment. Together, we are #TeamDadeGa!