A legislative summit next week will give the community an opportunity to discuss educational issues facing the state.
The Dawson County public library is offering the community a night of fun, frights and festivities as it begins a new event.
Riverview Elementary held its first family event on Sept. 5. Named Curriculum Night, the evening for parents and children alike started with a pre-game show in which parents and students could visit their grade level homerooms to ask questions and get information about their child's classroom and curriculum for the school year. After getting all the information, everyone gathered in the gym to await the main event. Students were able to shoot hoops with the ...
Lanier Technical College graduated 1,212 students from its programs in 2012. For this year, that number currently stands at 1,101. "The large reason for that is that enrollment numbers dropped so much two years ago, we didn't have as many students in the pipeline to graduate," said President Ray Perren. There had been a 19 percent decrease in enrollment between 2010 and 2011. He pointed out that enrollment for the fall 2013 semester is up ...
After 16 years, Dawson County High School is now the property of the Dawson County Board of Education.
Dawson County High School is now home to a competition-level training course for its JROTC cadets.
Many high school students spend their summer relaxing or visiting with friends. But one Dawson County teen gave his summer up to provide comfort for those far from home.
More than 300 GED graduates, including 57 Dawson students, walked across the stage on Aug. 31, at Free Chapel in Gainesville to receive their diplomas from members of the Lanier Technical College Board of Directors.
The Dawson County school system is rounding out the first full week of the 2013-14 school year and things couldn't have gone better, according to administrators.
Lanier Technical College and the Dawson County Board of Education kicked off another school year by signing an agreement to continue the dual enrollment program they share.
Dawson County has quite a few new faces in the school system due to retiring teachers and new hires, but one new hire is working to keep the entire special education department running smoothly.
Riverview Elementary School teachers received a surprise on Monday in the form of a shopping trip to Walmart.
With the start of the 2013-14 school year on Thursday, motorists are encouraged to be mindful of buses and increased traffic.
The Dawson County Board of Education opened the doors on its new downtown central office Monday.
Former Dawson County school teacher Donna Weaver is reaching out to the community to come join Grace Presbyterian Church to get children involved in Godly Play, a program that teaches children to better understand the Bible.
In the center of Riverview Elementary School stands an intersection where the entrance meets the media center and splits into two wings for classrooms.
Sarah Tinsley was announced as the 2014 Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership award winner during the Dawson County Board of Education meeting Nov. 11.
Last week, Dawson County High School officials encouraged seniors to take the next step to higher education.
Students at Kilough Elementary got a chance last week to spend time with their mothers at school.
In its ongoing commitment to prepare students for careers, Lanier Technical College has opened a spa in Dawsonville.
Maker Day is coming back to the Dawson County Library.
One of three state-sponsored clubhouses in Georgia has officially opened its doors to Dawson County students.
Third grade students at every elementary school in Dawson County received a visit Oct. 24 from a local educational advocacy group.
Rotary Club of Dawson County's October Student of the Month is Brock Bearden, a fifth-grader at Black's Mill Elementary School.
One Dawson County teacher is flipping math class on top of itself.
Dawson County's 1-cent sales tax for education is running $1 million over projections and about 18 months ahead of schedule, officials report.
More than 1,500 schools across Georgia are setting aside time this week to celebrate drug-free students.
Dawson County resident Karen Armstrong has announced her candidacy for the 2014 Board of Education.
Parents, educators and school administrators from across northern Georgia voiced concerns ranging from the balance of funding to the controversial common core curriculum during an educational summit in Dahlonega last week.
The Dawson County Board of Education recognized the teachers of the year at the district's seven schools, as well as the system's top teacher, during a ceremony Monday night.