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Resident gives paintings to center for adult literacy

Members of a local literacy program honored Dawson County resident Lake Gibson on Sept. 22 for his recent contribution of two paintings to the Adult Education Center.

September 29, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Morgan receives scholarship

Krista Morgan, a 2010 graduate of Dawson County High School, has been awarded the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship.

September 29, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Working to make Lanier Tech best

Russell Vandiver, 57, has a favorite saying: If you continue to do things the same way, expect to see the same results.

September 29, 2010 | By Elizabeth Burlingame DCN regional staff | Education


Slight drop in local SAT scores

Dawson County High School saw a slight decrease in average SAT, or Scholastic Aptitude Test, scores which were released recently.

September 29, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Officials tout safety

Correctly installing a child's car seat can be a matter of life and death - quite literally.

September 29, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


District aims for charter status

In an effort to offer their students, teachers and administrators more flexibility, Dawson County school officials are weighing whether to seek charter system status.

September 22, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Teachers get aid for supplies

Wal-Mart awarded 10 Dawson County educators with $100 each last week to help teachers pay for classroom supplies.

September 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Students jump rope for heart health awareness

Like many other students across the country, children at Black's Mill Elementary hopped, skipped and jumped for donations last week to benefit the American Heart Association.

September 15, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


New classes at education center

Beginning in the fall quarter, the Dawson County Adult Education Center of Lanier Technical College will present a math class that is sure to help participants through these troubled economic times.

September 15, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Potter to resign from NGCSU

In kicking off the school year at North Georgia College & State University on Sept. 9, President David Potter announced at the faculty-staff convocation that he plans to step down from his position in May and possibly return to teaching at a later date.

September 15, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education


Hard work a joy to canines

Kyle Maciolek loves animals. So it made sense that his Eagle Scout project should benefit a group like the Humane Society.

September 15, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Book sale set at library this week

The Dawson County Library is selling a variety of used books, movies and audio material Thursday through Saturday in order to raise funds for new materials and programs.

September 08, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Volunteers needed

A non-profit organization that provides community based mentoring to youth is looking for volunteers to spend time with young people in Dawson County.

September 08, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Vandiver named president of Lanier Tech

Russell Vandiver, who has worked at Lanier Technical College for 34 years, was appointed the new president of the school Thursday afternoon.

September 03, 2010 | By Elizabeth Burlingame DCN regional staff | Education


‘You’re a team’

As Sgt. Steve Pamplin watched high school students arrive for class last week, he noticed something remarkable.

September 01, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Dawson County High celebrates graduates

A new generation of young adults was released into the world last weekend at Dawson County High School.

May 27, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Dawson County Middle principal follows rising eighth-graders into high school

It's not every day that a middle school principal graduates to high school along with his students.

May 27, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Lifelong Dawson County educator to retire

Outgoing Robinson Elementary School Principal Roxanne Howard has spent literally her entire life in the Dawson County School System.

May 20, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Seniors ready to walk

With only a few days left until graduation, Dawson County High School students are taking the time to say their last goodbyes to their classmates -some of which have been together since pre-school.

May 20, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Local optimist wins state speaking contest

A Dawson County Middle School student has been named the best speaker in the entire state in the Optimist International's annual oratorical contest.

May 20, 2015 | David Renner | Education


BOE ready to build performing arts center

The Dawson County Board of Education will soon have $15 million in hand to begin school improvements.

May 13, 2015 | David Renner | Education


High school scholars awarded for hard work

Dawson County High School announced last week how much its graduating class had earned in scholarships to help them with their futures.

May 13, 2015 | Michele Hester | Education


Riverview Middle School principal says goodbye

As the school year winds to a close, Riverview Middle School is also preparing to say goodbye to its principal.

May 13, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Board of Education passes tentative budget

The Dawson County School System has a tentative budget set for the 2016 fiscal year, despite having little to no input from other entities regarding changing taxes for the next year.

May 13, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Dawson County says goodbye to three principals

The Dawson County School System is saying farewell to three of its long-time principals at the end of the school year.

April 29, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Rotary Club essay winners reflect on life lessons

Nearly a dozen Dawson County High School students were recognized on April 23 for sharing the challenges they have faced in their young lives during this year's Laws of Life essay contest.

April 29, 2015 | Michele Hester | Education


Teachers recognized for dedication to students

Dawson County recently took a moment to recognize some of its most dedicated teachers.

April 29, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Kindergarten Roundup tries new format

Each year, Dawson County's youngest students tag along with their parents to begin the next 13 years of their lives.

April 22, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Dawson County Spring Games take center stage

After rain delays and changes in venue, the 2015 Dawson County Spring Games were finally able to be held last week.

April 22, 2015 | David Renner | Education


‘Superior’ voices: High school ensemble receives top marks

Dawson County High School Chorus Director Spencer Wright has proven that, once again, his chorus is superior.

April 15, 2015 | David Renner | Education


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