- Agendas for tonight's Whitfield Board of Education meetings
Dwindling Midwest high school grads spur college hunt
A waning number of high school graduates from the Midwest is sparking a college hunt for freshman applicants, with the decline being felt as far away as Harvard and Emory universities.
State eyes plan to ease snow day requirements
Georgia’s state school board is considering how to ease the burden on school districts to make up days lost because of abnormally bad weather.
Tax increase likely
Dalton Public Schools has been “cut down to the bone” after years of financial struggles, says Superintendent Jim Hawkins.
- Agenda for Tuesday's work session of the Dalton Board of Education
Whitfield, Murray County public schools closed Friday (Updated 4:35 p.m.)
Whitfield County Schools and Murray County Schools will remain closed on Friday, officials said.
Three area school systems closed on Wednesday (Updated 3:50 p.m.)
Dalton Public Schools, Whitfield County Schools and Murray County Schools are closed Wednesday due to continued and “worsening” dangerous winter weather, school officials said.
Three local school systems closed Tuesday (Updated 6:15 p.m.)
All three local school systems are closed Tuesday because of the threat of bad weather.
Dalton Public Schools reinstates mid-winter break
Dalton Public Schools has reinstated the mid-winter break for all students and staff. The district recognized that the short time frame between the announcement and the holiday was just too short for both parents and staff to rearrange existing plans.
Through stranded ‘cats’ and ‘tsunamis,’ local students excel in Lego competition
PG-13, a robot made mostly out of Lego blocks, gets its name for two reasons.
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