Press Releases and Videos
September 19, 2019
Dade County High School Graduation Rates - 2019
The Georgia State Department of Education released the 2019 four and five-year graduation rates yesterday to the public. The Dade County High School four-year percentage rate of 80.71 is a decrease from last year’s 92.19 rate. However, DCHS did see an increase in its five-year graduation rate.
Read the full Press Release, "Dade County High School Graduation Rates - 2019"
May 6, 2019
Dade County Welcomes New Football Coach Dale Pruitt
The Dade County Board of Education concluded the hunt for a new football coach today. Dade County Superintendent, Dr. Jan Irons Harris, announced that Coach Dale Pruitt will be joining the Dade County team as Head Football Coach and faculty member at Dade County High School.
March 18, 2019
Dade County Schools Earns 2018 Constant Contact All Star Award
The Dade County Board of Education has been named a 2018 All Star Award winner by Constant Contact, an Endurance International Group company and a leader in small business marketing solutions. The annual award recognizes the most successful 10 percent of Constant Contact’s customer base, based on their significant achievements using email marketing to engage their customer base and drive results for their organization during the prior year.
October 22, 2018
Creative Solar USA Installs Solar Panels on the Roof of Dade County High School
Trenton, GA – Creative Solar USA has completed its installation of a solar generation facility on the roof of Dade County High School.
A grant from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority helped pay the upfront cost of solar equipment that will extend the school’s energy conservation efforts. The 60-kilowatt installation is part of ongoing improvements that reduce energy, utility costs and greenhouse gas emissions in school operations. Earlier efforts included a new energy-efficient HVAC system for the school and LED lights, said Dr. Jan Harris, superintendent of Dade County Schools.
Read the full Press Release, "Creative Solar USA Installs Solar Panels on the Roof of Dade County High School."
October 15, 2018
DCHS Solar Panels and DMS Cross Country Track
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October 11, 2018
Safety Further Enhanced with Incident Management System in Dade County Schools
Dade County Superintendent, Dr. Jan Harris, announced today that a Press Conference will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Dade County High School Auditorium to reveal the new Incident Managment System in Dade County Schools.
In response to the needs of Dade County Schools, South Western Communications worked closely with Dade County Safety Personnel and created an Incident Management System that took an already well-designed, well-executed safety plan and used technology to drastically reduce response times in the event of a crisis.” Safety Director Josh Ingle noted, “The Incident Management System has daily functions that improve the communication throughout the individual schools and the entire district.”
Read the full Press Release, "Safety Further Enhanced with Incident Management System in Dade County Schools."
October 5, 2018
DCHS Football 2018 Pregame Video Seven - Homecoming
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September 7, 2018
Dade Middle School Cross Country Course and Access Road
On August 30, 2018, a Ribbon Cutting was held at Dade Middle School for the new cross county course and access road, built by Ron McBryar Excavation. The cost of the project was $82,500 for the cross country course and $356,493 for the access road.
Dr. Jan Harris, Superintendent, said, “We thank the citizens of Dade County for their support."
Read the full Press Release, "Dade Middle School Cross Country Course and Access Road."