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College closing stuns community

Students at a Catholic college in Dawsonville returned from spring break Monday to begin packing to say goodbye for the semester.

April 13, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Students excel at the state level

Dawson County High was well represented at the state level in the past month.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Spring Fling planned

The chill of winter weather has passed, and Black's Mill Elementary School is celebrating the new season with a nighttime festival.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Eagle scouts honored

Two local young men were recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout after meeting with a board of review last week.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Daughter talks of mom’s military service as pilot

World War II is a popular subject for students at Riverview Middle School, but there's at least one wartime story they aren't reading in their history books, yet.

April 07, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Sawnee hands out scholarships

A Dawson County student was awarded a scholarship last week from the Sawnee EMC Foundation.

April 07, 2010 | From staff reports | Education


CHAMPS honored

Fifth graders in Dawson County were applauded by teachers, officials and parents last week, who celebrated the students' graduation from a safety promotion program at school.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Broadwell crowned Miss Dawson County

Walking on stage as one of the top five contestants in Saturday night's Miss Dawson County pageant, Kirstie Broadwell smiled confidently at the crowd of friends and family in the audience.

March 31, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Teacher gets grant

A Dawson County school teacher was recently awarded a grant through Sawnee EMC's Bright Ideas program.

March 31, 2010 | From staff reports | Education


Student enjoys historical trip

Land of the free, indeed.

March 31, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Chamber honors teachers

Business leaders and public officials honored Dawson County's teachers of the year during a luncheon March 11, where school administrators got to brag on some of the district's best educators.

March 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Hard-wired for success

Tech-savvy teenagers from Dawson County High School brought home awards this month after a successful run at a state competition.

March 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Local dance team competes nationally

Synergy, the competition clogging team with several Dawson County members, recently competed in the 2010 Clogging Champions of America national clogging competition, the Showdown of Champions.

March 24, 2010 | By Kirstie Broadwell For the Dawson Community News | Education


School districts to change

The Dawson County Board of Education is moving forward with plans to redraw attendance zones to make way for the district's fourth elementary school.

March 17, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Funding ready for projects

The Dawson County School System will soon be able to pay for some of its projects listed in the latest 1-cent education sales tax referendum.

March 17, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Children learn flamenco dancing

Carmen Dauset Moreno, also known as the Spanish dancer Carmencita, originally from Spain, is known for making flamenco dancing popular in the U.S.

July 23, 2014 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | Education


Learning center gains accreditation

Students interested in taking religious education classes have a way to learn and gain graduation credit at the same time.

July 23, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Changing work force

Growing up, Tesela Dutton wanted her first car to be a truck and her first job to be in a garage.

July 16, 2014 | Michele Hester | Education


Lanier Tech wins at national competition

A team of students from a local college has ranked nationally in a skill completion.

July 09, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Library offers tech savvy tips for all ages

Getting a tablet or any other technology device can be overwhelming and sometimes frustrating if it is not known how to use. However, the Dawson County Library is there to help.

July 09, 2014 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | Education


School board, Lanier Tech renew agreement

In a continued effort to give Dawson County students the best education possible, the board of education has renewed its contract with a local college.

July 09, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Board of education talks about millage

With the budget for the next fiscal year set, the Dawson County Board of Education has set its sights on the school system's millage rate.

July 02, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Local club to host technology day

With school out for the summer, one local hang-out for kids is keeping Dawson County's students engaged in learning.

July 02, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Officers train to protect schools

During the summer months, there are not students roaming the halls of area schools, but come August, when class is back in session, officers charged with securing their safety plan to be ready in the event of a dangerous situation.

July 02, 2014 | Michele Hester | Education


Edible food science program at the library

The Dawson County Library was flooded with kids looking for food, fun and learning last week during the Edible Science display.

June 25, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Blood drive in memory of late teacher, historian

Dawson County residents will have a chance to honor a late teacher and historian with the gift of life.

June 25, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Local doctor rides for reading

After jumping in a cold lake in February for three years in a row, Brian Burke has decided to find a warmer way to raise money for literacy.

June 25, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Lanier Technical College graduates 1,100 students

In an emotionally uplifting commencement ceremony at Free Chapel, 1,111 students graduated from Lanier Technical College on June 13.

June 18, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Fire academy aims to teach

Students on summer vacation enjoyed a soot-covered and wet time during the recent junior fire academy.

June 18, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Budget set for schools

The Dawson County Board of Education set the budget for the upcoming fiscal year at $33.9 million during a meeting Monday night.

June 11, 2014 | David Renner | Education


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