The Houston County Board of Education named Dr. Dustin Dykes the principal of Northside Middle School during the Board meeting held May 27, 2020. Dr. Dykes has served as the Assistant Principal for Instruction (API) at Thomson Middle School since 2012.
“I want to thank Dr. Scott, the executive cabinet and our Board members for this opportunity,” Dykes said. “I am looking forward to working with the Northside Middle staff, students, families and community. I intend to embrace the traditions that are in place, while setting our sights on the future!”
Dr. Dykes has worked in the district for 17 years. Prior to serving as Thomson’s API, he was the school’s assistant principal for discipline from 2009 to 2012. He also worked at Northside High as an intervention support specialist.
Dr. Dykes earned a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Georgia State University. In addition, he has a Specialist and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership, both from Georgia College and State University. His Bachelor of Science in Social Science Education was earned at Georgia Southern University.
His wife, Jenny Dykes, is a counselor at Northside High School. They have two children who attend schools in the district.
Dr. Dustin Dykes