Clubs, Competitions, and Awards

In-school Clubs

There are 6 Fridays during the school year that we hold "club day" during the school day. During this time, students are allowed a choice of many different clubs to attend. They sign up for a club and go to this club to learn more about their topic in a relaxed atmosphere. This also allows for students to be part of a club that cannot participate in after school clubs. These in school clubs include: Weaving, 3D printing, Friendship bracelet making, Board Games, Golf club, Rock painting, STEM club, and much more. These clubs can change from year to year.

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After-school Clubs

Dimon has many after school clubs. These clubs are typically for grades 3-5. These clubs usually lead to competitions, so students are chosen to be part of these clubs based on interest and ability. Dimon has a rich tradition of continuing to do many of the clubs, even through the pandemic.

Afterschool Clubs

Ecological Engineering

Picture Book Reading Bowl-Grades K-3
Helen Ruffin Book Bowl-Grades 4-5
Georgia Movie Academy Teams - Grades 4-5
Science Olympiad Team- Grades 3-5
Math Team Grades 4-5

Technology Fair Participants

Social/Science Fair Participants

Media Festival Participants

First Lego League Grades 4-5

First Lego League Jr. Grades 2-3

Cheerleading Team Grades 3-5

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Through the years, our school has won many different awards and students have received many different accolades. Below is just a sampling:

School Awards

Gateway School
Keep Columbus Beautiful Commission - 2008 Urban Forestry Organization Award
2009 Keep Columbus Beautiful Commission Educator of the Year
Clean Air School 2010
Litter Prevention Award 2010
Gold Achievement Award-Partners in Education
Silver Achievement Award - Partners in Education
Bronze Achievement Award - Partners in Education
Watershed Grant
Event Winners in MCSD Science Olympics
MCSD Teaching with Technology Award
Distinguished Title I School
2007-2008 "Cleanest in the County" Program
2008-2009 "Cleanest in the County" Program
Muscogee County School Nutrition Program 5-Star Award-Gold Level-4th Year Recipient
GAESP School Bell Award
Winners in art and writing competitions
Math Competition Winners
Target Grant
Gateways School Certificate
Promote Georgia 1st Runner-Up Grades 4-5
Promote Georgia State Winner for Website Division 3-5 2010
Promote Georgia Creativity and Innovation Award 2010
Promote Georgia Digital Citizenship Award 2010
Promote Georgia 1st Runner-Up K-5 2010
Technology Expo (TechnoExpo) 1st Place Winner for website in Division 3-5 2010
Best Website 4th-5th Georgia Movie Academy 2010

Georgia Movie Academy 1st Runner-Up Division K-2 2013

International Media Festival Winner for Live Action Video 2013

2014 Let's Grow STEM award (click on the underlined link to see Dimon in the news)

4th Place (out of 21) in Annual Elementary Math Competition (won most improved) 2016

4th Place (out of 11) in Helen Ruffin Book Bowl 2015

5th Place (out of 28) in Helen Ruffin Book Bowl (won most improved) 2016

Rising Star Awarded to Dimon Student 2016

3rd place in MCSD's Robotics Competition in the category of Autonomous Operations 2017

Went to State Science Olympiad 2018

Moved to Super Regionals in FIRST Lego League 2018

Won "Creative Communicator" at Georgia Movie Academy 2020

Won "Knowledge Constructor" as Georgia Movie Academy 2022

Won Third place out of 26 teams in the first Picture Book Reading Bowl 2022

Went to State Science Olympiad 2022

Student Incentive Programs

GEM Student of the Month

GEM Mine Cart
Perfect Attendance
Principal's List and Honor Roll
Art and Music Awards
Achieve 3000 Awards

Lexia Awards

Technology Award