Community Calendar

Smithville Elementary Upcoming Events for December 2018

December 1-31: Smithville Elementary Upcoming Events for December 2018

Wednesday, December 5 – Family Reading Night 3-6 p.m.

Thursday, December 6- Family Reading Night 3-6 p.m.

Wednesday, December 12 – Family Reading Night 3-6 p.m.

Thursday, December 13- In-School Banking, Family Reading Night 3-6 p.m., Around the World at Christmas presentation at the County Complex at 6:30 p.m.

Monday, December 17- Pajama Day

Wednesday, December 19 – Family Reading Night 3-6 p.m.

Thursday, December 20 – abbreviated day, Christmas Parties

December 21- January 3 – Christmas Break

Friday, January 4 – Stockpile day, no school for students

Monday, January 7 – Students return to school

DCHS Christmas Band Concert

December 10: The DCHS beginning band, middle school bands, and High School Jazz Band and the DCHS Chorus will take the stage at the Dekalb Community Complex on Monday evening December 10 at 7pm in their annual free  Christmas concert. This concert will be recorded to be later aired during the week on Christmas on the radio.

The DeKalb County Regional Planning Commission Meeting

December 10: The DeKalb County Regional Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, December 10 at 6 p.m. in the courthouse. The agenda is as follows:

Consideration of final subdivision plat for property located on Nashville Highway (Richardson Division)

Consideration of final subdivision plat for property located on Blue Springs Road (Eaton Division)

Consideration of final lot line adjustment plat for property located on Four Seasons Drive and Winter Park Circle (Elliot Adjustment)

Discussion regarding the placement of a sewer line on Floating Mill Village Road.

Discussion regarding the construction of proposed new county roads.

UCHRA Commodities Distribution

December 11: The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for DeKalb County, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville, TN. Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards contact your local UCHRA office. The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities. “This project is funded under a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee.”

 

Board of Education to Meet

December 13: The DeKalb County Board of Education will meet in regular monthly session Thursday, December 13 at 7 p.m. at the Ernest Ray Education Center.

The agenda is as follows:

Consider and act on Board Policies 3.201, 4.701 (2nd reading)

Consider and act on 2018-19 textbook committee

Consider and act on MOU with Centerstone

Consider and act on a contract with Third Party Administrator

Consider and act on surplus property sealed bids

Personnel report

Committee and school reports

Any other business that may properly come before the Board.

The consent agenda is as follows:

Consider and act on 2018-19 budget amendment-federal programs and special education

Consider and act on an overnight trip request for the FCCLA students to attend a state officer planning meeting January 18-20

Consider and act on DeKalb County School Board members attending a TSBA Day on the Hill in Nashville Tuesday, February 19

 

DeKalb County Neighbors Helping Neighbors Blood Drive

December 17:  A DeKalb County Neighbors Helping Neighbors Blood Drive will be Monday, December 17 from 1-6 p.m. at the County Complex Senior Citizens Center inside the Bloodmobile. To schedule an appointment, go to: bloodassurance.org/dekalb or contact Jimmy Poss at 615-464-7426 or jmposs72@yahoo.com. Please remember to eat a good meal, drink additional water and bring a photo ID. All donors will be given a "BA Fleece Blanket" all donors will be entered for a chance to win: "Toshiba 50" 4K Smart TV".

L.B.J. & C. Head Start Centers to be Closed for Holidays

December 17:  The L.B.J.& C. Development Corporation Head Start Centers will be closed December 17, 2018 through January 1, 2019.  Children and staff will return to the Head Start Centers on January 2, 2019. The L.B.J.& C. Development Corporation Head Start Central Office will be closed December 24, 25, 26, 2018 and January 1, 2019.

DeKalb Schools to be Closed for Holidays

December 20:  DeKalb County Schools will be closed for the  Christmas and New Year holidays December 21 to January 3. Thursday, December 20 will be an abbreviated day for students and teachers. A stockpile day for teachers will be Friday, January 4. Students will return to school after the Christmas and New Year holidays on Monday, January 7.

AmVets Toys for Tots

December 22:  AmVets Post #101 Ladies Auxiliary will host their annual Toys 4 Tots on Saturday, December 22 from noon until 4 p.m. Toys, coats, clothes, etc. will be available. Parents Only! Please do not bring your children. This is to be a surprise for them. They will have toys plus for ages up to 12. Only DeKalb County residents. Helping local families.

THP Sobriety Checkpoint

December 31:  The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a Sobriety Checkpoint December 31st 2018 on State Route 56 in Dekalb County. Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others every year in the United States. Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment. Troopers will target those who operate a vehicle while impaired and take corrective actions for other violations observed while ensuring the protection of all motorists.  The Tennessee Highway Patrol recognizes that sobriety checkpoints are highly visible and effective tools in the battle against impaired driving.