Announcing Dodge County System 2015 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Donna Purvis. Mrs. Purvis currently teaches Advanced Placement Language and Composition and American Literature at Dodge County High School. Mrs. Purvis graduated from Berry College in 1996 with a degree in Journalism; from Graceland University in 2007 with a Masters Degree in Quality Schools; and from Liberty University in 2014 with a Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Growing up cropping tobacco and loading watermelons and later working as a candied apple stick packer at Standard Candy Company made Mrs. Purvis realize the importance of education. Mrs. Purvis’ mom, a 34-year veteran educator, taught her that the most powerful gift a teacher could give his or her students was high, realistic expectations tempered with love and acceptance. Congratulations Mrs. Purvis on being chosen as our system Teacher of the Year.
Congratulations to our Dodge County 2015 Teachers of the Year. In the group picture front row, left to right are:Tony Taylor, Dodge County Middle School; Heather Blowers, Dodge Pre-K; Tammy Tripp, North Dodge Elementary; Donna Purvis, Dodge County High School; Paula Rogers, South Dodge Elementary. Back Row left to right: Keri Lancaster, Dodge Pre-K; Davey Sheffield, Dodge County Middle School; Mike Hilliard, North Dodge Elementary; Dr. Susan Long, Dodge County High School; Russ Bazemore, South Dodge Elementary; Dr. Melinda Dennis, Superintendent.
The Mission of Dodge County School System
Where we are all about DODGE:
The vision of the Dodge County School System is that success leading to graduation is a portal to lifelong learning.
Shirley Ikedionwu - Chairperson, Dee Yearty,
Ricky Hargrove, Jessie Mincey, Roscoe Bennett, Jr., David Yawn, Mark Driggers - Vice-Chair
Dr. Melinda M. Dennis, Superintendent
Monday, May 26
Memorial Day Holiday Students/Staff
Friday, May 30
Last Day of School Early Dismissal
Mon, Jun 2 - Tue, Jun 3
Congratulations Dodge County School System on achieving District Wide Accreditation!