Here's what's new in Dalton Local Schools for the 2022-'23 school year

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Photo of Dalton High School.
Photo of Dalton High School.

Dalton Local Schools

Schools: Dalton Elementary, Dalton Middle School, Dalton High School

Superintendent: James Saxer

District office: 177 N Mill St. Dalton

Office number: 330-828-2405

Start date: Aug. 22 for grades 1-12, kindergartners start Aug. 24


New faces:  

  • Justin Abshear - Elementary and Middle School, STEAM

  • Linda Burgan - High School, Custodial

  • Dan Edwards - High School, Academic Tutor

  • Jen Gerber - Attendance Secretary

  • Justin Greenfelder - High School Varsity Boys Basketball

  • Mikayla Hackett - Elementary, Intervention Specialist

  • Rachel Schattschneider - Transportation

  • Don Stoll - High School, Academic Tutor and Varsity Cheer Coach

  • Shane Twining - Transportation Supervisor

  • Jenna Warner - High School Math, Algebra I and Geometry

Familiar Faces in New Positions:

  • Alyssa Hutson - Elementary, Secretary

  • Christy Martin - Elementary, Intervention Specialist

  • Craig Miller - Middle School, Science Grades 5 and 6

  • Rex Steiner - Middle School, Math, Grades 5 and 6

  • Brenda Hostetler - Elementary and Middle School, Food Service

  • Diane Fennell - High School, Algebra II and Transitional Math

  • Melinda Oswald - Board Office, Superintendent Secretary and Assistant Treasurer

  • Jaclyn Lecon - Transportation

New equipment: The High School Softball field was finished over the summer, with a dedication and game held July 12. Two new buses will join the fleet for the upcoming school year but may not come in until late fall or early winter.

New building/renovations: All of the windows along with three entry doors were replaced at the high school in preparation for the air conditioning that was also installed over the summer.

Back to School events: 

  • Wednesday, August 17 – Elementary School Open House, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, August 18 –

    • 5th Grade Orientation, 5:00-5:30 p.m.

    • Middle School Open House, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

    • High School Open House, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

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This article originally appeared on The Daily Record: Here's what's new in Dalton Local Schools for the 2022-'23 school year