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Humane Society Autumn 2014 Poster Contest

Dublin High School is excited to announce three students were award winners in the Dublin/Laurens Humane Society Autumn 2014 Poster Contest.  Senior Maci Wood won first place, receiving a $1,000 scholarship.  Both Freshman Bridgette Wooden and La'Neyshia Walls from the Class of 2015 were selected as Honorable Mentions.  Their award-winning artwork  is currently on display at the Laurens County Library. 

Ltn. Governor Visits HGCCA

Ltn. Governor Casey Cagle recently visited the Heart of Georgia College and Career Academy. 


He encouraged local business leaders to get involved, calling the alternative educational pathway "an economic engine that can transform Middle Georgia."


"College and Career Academy students will leave high school with something that's marketable," said Cagle.  "And, if we have a workforce, we will have industry flock to us." 

To see more pictures from the Ltn. Governor's visit, click here

Fighting Irish Band Competition

We've got some AWESOME news from the Sounds of Silver Competition. Competing for the first time since 2006, our DHS Fighting Irish Band brought home 9 trophies! From their Festival Performance:  Drum Major-Excellence, Percussion-Superior, Auxiliary-Superior, and Overall Band-Excellent.  From the Competition: Drum Major-Superior, Percussion-Superior, Auxiliary-Superior, and Overall Band-Excellent! Also, the Percussion placed 3rd in the AA Division!

To see more pictures from the Sound of Silver Competition, click here

DMS Competition Cheerleading

Way to go girls! Our DMS Cheerleaders placed 4th out of 8 teams, and 8th Grader Aukevia Rozier made it to the Final Four in the Jump Off Competition!

To see more pictures of our Competition Cheerleaders in action, click here

#PINKOut 2014

From the FBLA's Bake Sale to Cheerleaders, Band and Fans, the October 17th Game against East Laurens was all about raising recognition during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For Pink Out 2014, the Fighting Irish traded in their green and gold for blush, fuchsia and rose.

To see more pictures from Pink Out 2014, click here

Hillcrest Field Day 2014

It's Field Day for Hillcrest Elementary! With events like three-legged races, four bean bag toss stations, and a bouncy castle, it's a fun day for all who compete! 

Special thanks go to Dublin High Schoolers who volunteered their time.

To see more pictures from Field Day 2014, click here

Fighting Irish Band

Dublin High School's Fighting Irish Band is competition bound. This weekend they travel to Pierce County High School for the Sounds of Silver Competition. So, we sat down with Mr. Loredo and band members to see how they're preparing.

First Lady Rosalynn Carter Visits Saxon

They're only in elementary school, but Saxon students have politics on the brain thanks a recent visit by Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.  


     Between campaign stops for her grandson Jason Carter, the Democratic candidate for governor, she spoke with TAG students about the importance of staying in school.  


     "School is very important," said Carter.  "A good education will change everything in your life." 

DMS Parent Academy

Dublin Middle School Parents, mark your calendars now for the October 25th Parent Academy.  Up for discussion are The Big 3 C's...Communication, Computers and Curriculum. 

Congressman Barrow Visits Saxon and Susie Dasher

Celebrating Pre-K Week in style, Congressman John Barrow visited Saxon Heights and Susie Dasher Elementary students on Friday, October 10th. 


     "I think Pre-K is one of the best things we can do for our kids to give them a head start on things they can expect," said Barrow.  "I know, from my own experience, if you've been through it or been to the next level you're more confident and able to face it without fear, anxiety or distraction." 


     After explaining his role as a U.S. Representative, Barrow read to each class.  


     Saxon students chose The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything as their title, while he read If You Give A Mouse A Cookie at Susie Dasher.  

Additional Students Earn Industry Certifications

Congratulations Kamissha Miles, Joseph Radford and Janyah Oliver for being Dublin Middle School's latest three to earn Microsoft Industry Certifications! Along with the original eight, they will be recognized at the 10/13 DCS Board Meeting. It starts at 6:00 PM.

For more information on Dublin Middle School's Industry Certification, click here


World School Milk Day Video

Got milk? mustaches were the greatest accessories as DCS elementary students celebrated World School Milk Day!  To see more Milk Mustache Pictures, click here

DCS Homecoming Week Video

With its Dress-Up Days, Powder Puff Cheerleaders and Big Game come Friday Night, Homecoming Week was filled with fun memories!

To see pictures from DCS Homecoming 2014, click here

Georgia Habitat Project

Hillcrest 3rd Graders recently completed their Georgia Habitat Project.  Made with shoeboxes, each student created their own miniature model of a Georgia ecosystem.  From the Okefenokee Swamp to Coastal Georgia and Farmlands, their projects gave a perfect glimpse of State Geography. 

To see more pictures Georgia Habitat Projects, click here

Dublin Service League Puppet Show

Susie Dasher students recently enjoyed a puppet show sponsored by the Dublin Service League.  Titled "Don't Be a Dope, Stay Away from Drugs," the show teaches students it's best to stay drug free.  With main characters like a heart, liver and brain, it featured fun dialogue and music, reiterating drugs are bad for a person's health.

To see more pictures from the Puppet Show, click here

Rivers Alive 2014

This weekend, several Hillcrest 3rd-5th Graders cleaned Buckeye Park as part of Rivers Alive 2014. 

     "It's our job as leaders," said 4th Grader Caedon Chafin. "We have to show our community what we can do and be examples for other schools." 

     Locally coordinated by Keep Dublin Laurens Beautiful, our DCS students collected and removed items like ripped tarps, a broken fishing pole and eight tires.

Saxon Heights' Fall Festival

Milk Mustache Winners
Got Milk? mustaches were the greatest accessory as Dublin City celebrated World School Milk Day on September 24th. 
Hitting their most moo-rific pose, every Pre-K thru 5th Grade student milked up for the camera, hoping their picture would be made into a giant poster that hangs in the school lunch room. 
First Grader Brendon Bolden won at Hillcrest Elementary, while Pre-K student Quashawn Jones took top honors for Susie Dasher.  Kelisia Floyd had the milkiest mustache for Saxon Heights. 


Eight DMS Students Earn Industry Certifications

Offering 8th Graders the chance to boost their resumes while still in school, Dublin Middle School partnered with The Whetstone Group in August 2014.  In less than nine weeks, eight DMS students have completed testing and earned Microsoft Industry Certifications recognized in workplaces worldwide. 


     “I was excited to pass the test because I knew it could get me jobs in the future,” said 8th Grader Ezekiel McMillan. 


     The curriculum is self-paced, so students decide for themselves how many certifications they will receive.  


     It’s important to note that only one Microsoft Industry Certification Test is available.  There is no separate test for “Middle School,” “High School” or “Adult.”


Softball Senior Night

Dublin High School's Softball Senior Night was all about celebrating the Class of 2015! 

Leading their team, the 2015 Senior Softball Players are: Marina Usry, Courtney Wright,

Becca Sumner, Zaria Walker and Deasia Buie.

To see more pictures of the Lady Irish taking to the field for the last time, click here

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