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Free Classes Available to Those Seeking High School Equivalency Diploma

Oct 16, 2017
County Complex

If you never completed high school and would like to obtain an equivalency diploma you have that opportunity.

Free High School Equivalency (Hi-Set) Classes are held on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the County Complex at 722 South Congress Boulevard. Enter through the UT Extension/Motlow College Corridor, Room 119. Mary Anne Carpenter is the class instructor. On-line classes are also available.

Student registration is conducted on Mondays, beginning at 3:30 pm and then again on Tuesdays starting at 8:30 am – 12:00pm. The Toll Free phone number is: 855-516-0160.

DeKalb Schools Closed for Fall Break

Oct 16, 2017 to Oct 20, 2017

DeKalb County Schools will be closed this week for fall break October 16-20.

After this week, the next time off for students will be for Thanksgiving.

The Thanksgiving break has traditionally been for three days, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. This year, schools will be closed for an entire week for Thanksgiving, November 20-24. Those two extra days off for Thanksgiving will be made up at the end of the school year in 2017-18. The last day of school was originally set for Tuesday May 22, 2018 but has now been changed to Thursday, May 24, 2018.

The Christmas break will be December 21 through January 3.

Wednesday, December 20 will be the last day students attend before Christmas break and that will be an abbreviated school day. Wednesday, January 3, 2018 will be a stockpile day for teachers.

Students will return after the holidays on Thursday, January 4.

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, October 24 at DeKalb County High School from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Parent-Teacher Conferences will also be held from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October 26 at DeKalb Middle School, Northside Elementary, Smithville Elementary, and DeKalb West School.

Report cards will be sent home from all schools on Tuesday, October 24

Kingston Timer Reunion

Oct 28, 2017
11:00 a.m.
Christian Fellowship Center, First United Methodist Church

A Kingston Timer Reunion for all who have worked and are presently working at Kingston Timer will be held Saturday, October 28 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Christian Fellowship Center, First United Methodist Church, Church Street, Smithville. Bring a covered dish, desserts, etc. and some old pictures to show. Call Dean Snyder for more information at 931-235-0250

Regular 911 Board Meeting

Oct 24, 2017
5:00 p.m.
DeKalb 911 Office

The regular 911 board meeting will be Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 5:00 pm at the DeKalb 911 Office.

Blue Springs School Reunion

Oct 28, 2017
11:00 a.m.
Blue Springs Community Center

The Blue Springs School Reunion will be Saturday, October 28 at the Blue Springs Community Center, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Bring finger foods. Lunch will be served around noon. Anyone who ever went to school or taught there and everyone else is welcome to attend. For more information call James Certain at 931-668-1239 or 931-273-2327 or Reed Miller at 615-948-4426 or 615-215-7938

Support Group Meeting for Those Caring for Relative Children

Oct 31, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Fiddlers Annex, Smithville

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance?

For more information on housing assistance and/or support while raising a relative child, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll free at 1-877-275-8233.

A support group meeting, for relatives that are caring for relative children, will be held, Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the Fiddlers Annex, 125 Fiddlers Drive, Smithville, TN., from 1:00 – 2:00 pm.

For housing assistance while caring for relative child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.

DeKalb County Democratic Party Potluck Dinner

Oct 26, 2017
6:00 p.m.

The DeKalb County Democratic Party will host a potluck dinner on Thursday, October 26th, at 6 p.m. at the DeKalb County High School.
Speakers will include State Representative John Ray Clemmons of Nashville and candidate for State Senate 17th District Mary Alice Carfi. Music for the evening provided by Jake Hoot. Join us for food, fun, music, and sign up to get involved with the campaign. If you have a special dish, feel free to share. Donations will be accepted at the event.

2017 DeKalb County Fall Baseball Camp

Oct 28, 2017
9:00 a.m.
DCHS Baseball Field

The 2017 DeKalb County Fall Baseball Camp will be Saturday, October 28 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the DCHS Baseball Field for ages 5 to 14.

Come meet professional baseball player Steven Jennings. Get valuable instruction, autographs, and play games with Jennings.

Camp skills:
*Learn the proper mechanics for throwing and catching
*Learn the proper fundamentals for pitching, playing infield, and playing outfield
*Learn correct fundamentals of hitting
*Learn numerous drills for all aspects of baseball

What to bring:
*Cleats, tennis shoes, baseball pants, hat, gloves, bat (catchers gear)
*Snacks and drinks for breaks, (water will be provided)

*Cost of the camp is $40
*Registration will be October 28 from 8 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. at the DCHS Baseball Field

2nd Annual Turkey Trot Walkathon

Nov 11, 2017
11:00 a.m.
Greenbrook Park

DeKalb County Coordinated School Health will be holding the 2nd Annual Turkey Trot Walkathon on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Green Brook Park to benefit The Back Pack Program. All ages are welcome. There will be prizes given in each age category. We will have games, food, crafts, and face painting. Registration starts at 10:00am. The walkathon will start at 11:00am and end at 12:30pm, with prizes to follow. We ask that participants bring non-perishable food items for a donation to The Back Pack Program.

Self/Denny Family Reunion

Oct 21, 2017
Greenbrook Park

The Self/Denny family reunion will be Saturday October 21 at Greenbrook Park. Please bring a side dish, dessert & drink. Please also bring photos. Lunch to be served at 12 noon. More info call Larry Self 931-979-3904


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