DeKalb Middle School and DeKalb West School will have benefit basketball games for Coach Jerry Foster on Saturday, January 6 (rescheduled from December 2) at DeKalb Middle School. It's called "Battle on the Hill". The junior varsity game will start at 3 p.m. followed by the varsity game. Proceeds will go to Coach Foster who is being treated for cancer. Everyone is urged to come out and support this event.
The DeKalb Prevention Coalition's December 19th meeting will be held in the History Room of the Mike Foster County Complex from 12-1pm. All attendees will receive FREE training on the use of Naloxone and a kit (if available). This is open to anyone who wants to attend. Naloxone is a safe nasal spray medication that reverses opioid overdoses caused by narcotics like codeine, morphine, fentanyl, and heroin. This training can save the life of a loved one, friend, co-worker, neighbor or anyone using prescription painkillers or heroin. If you would be interested in attending this training please leave a message by contacting Lisa Cripps, Prevention Coordinator, at 615-580-9290 (text or voice message) or send a message to the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/DeKalbPreventionCoalition to reserve your seat.
Smithville Elementary Upcoming Events for December 2017
Wednesday, December 6 – Family Reading Night, 3-6 p.m., Bingo for Books 3-5 p.m.
Thursday, December 7 – Family Reading Night, 3-6 p.m.
Wednesday, December 13 – Family Reading Night, 3-6 p.m.
Thursday, December 14 – Family Reading Night, 3-6 p.m.
Friday, December 15 – Pajama Day
Tuesday, December 18 – 2nd Grade Christmas Program at the County Complex, 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 20 – Abbreviated day, Christmas Parties
Thursday December 21- Tuesday, January 2 – Christmas Break
Wednesday, January 3 - Stockpile Day-no school for students, teachers report to their individual schools
Thursday, January 4- Students return to school
A DeKalb County Neighbors Helping Neighbors Blood Assurance Blood Drive will be Monday, December 18 from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the county complex senior citizens center inside the bloodmobile. To schedule an appointment go to: bloodassurance.org/dekalb or contact Trudy Cody at 931-239-9411 or TrudyCody@bloodassurance.org. Please remember to eat a good meal, drink additional water, and bring a photo ID. All donors will be given a FREE "Oh What Fun It Is To Give" t shirt and entered into a drawing for a Kitchen Aid Mixer Prize Pack
Judy Redmon has taken over Wanda's Traveling friends which used to be led by Wanda Poss. Judy is now working with the company to keep these great trips going. She has plans for a New York Trip next June. Participants will be gone for 7 days and 6 nights. If you would like more information, call Judy at 615-597-6240, If she is not there. leave a message and phone number. She will return your call. Judy has 18 years experience escorting trips such as this. You will have a great time.
The 2017-18 DCHS Tiger and Lady Tiger Basketball Schedule
*Denotes District Game
November 14: Boyd Christian (Hall of Fame)- Home: 5:30 p.m.
November 17: Pickett County (Hall of Fame)- Away: 5:30 p.m.
November 20: Bledsoe County- Home: 5:30 p.m.
November 21: White County- Away: 6:00 p.m.
November 27: Warren County-Home 6:00 p.m.
November 28: Gordonsville-Away 6:00 p.m.
December 1: Watertown*-Away 6:00 p.m.
December 5: York Institute*-Home 6:00 p.m.
December 8: Cannon County*-Away 6:00 p.m.
December 12: Livingston Academy*-Home 6:00 p.m.
December 14:Bledsoe County-Away 5:30 p.m.
December 15: Warren County-Away 6:00 p.m.
December 19: Gordonsville-Home 6:00 p.m.
December 29: Trousdale County-Home 2:00 p.m.
January 4: Trousdale County-Away 6:00 p.m.
January 5: White County-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 9: Upperman*-Away 6:00 p.m.
January 12: Smith County*-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 16: Macon County*-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 19: Watertown*-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 23: York Institute*-Away 6:00 p.m.
January 26: Cannon County*-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 30: Livingston Academy*-Away 6:00 p.m.
February 2: Upperman*-Home 6:00 p.m.
February 6: Smith County*-Away 6:00 p.m.
February 8: Macon County*-Away 6:00 p.m.
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.
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.
L.B.J. & C. Head Start is currently accepting applications to provide free comprehensive child development services to children 3-5 years of age from low-income families in a full-day program. Services are also offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. L.B.J. & C. Head Start helps all children succeed.
L.B.J. & C. Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. The L.B.J. & C. Head Start recognizes that, as parents, you are the first and most important teachers of your children. They will welcome your involvement in L.B.J. & C. Head Start activities and will work as partners with you to help your child and family progress. Children who attend L.B.J. & C. Head Start participates in a variety of educational activities, receive free medical and dental care, free healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe environment.
L.B.J. & C. Head Start staff members will offer your child love, acceptance, understanding, and the opportunity to learn and to experience success.
For more information contact the Smithville Head Start Center at 615-597-5168.
2606 McMinnville Hwy
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: 615 597-4265
FAX: 615 597-6025