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District meets AYP after all

In a reversal of fortune, the state department of education has announced the Dawson County School System made adequate yearly progress, or AYP, after all.

October 20, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Lanier Tech recognized for adult literacy efforts

For the second consecutive year, Lanier Technical College and its partners in adult education are being recognized at the state level.

October 13, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Local students attend Georgia Youth Summit

Young leaders from Dawson County High School recently attended the Georgia Youth Summit. Held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, delegates learned about issues affecting young people and how to partner with adults to make their community a better place to live.

October 13, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Network, schools could strike deal

The Dawson County Board of Education is considering an agreement with nearby development authorities in an effort to bring faster high-speed Internet technology to local schools.

October 13, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Giving the gift of knowledge

A local group that promotes literacy spent a day last week handing out dictionaries to third grade students who go to school in Dawson County.

October 06, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Veterans offer scholarship

The local chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America is accepting applications for its 2011 scholarship program.

October 06, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Smarter than a 10-year-old contest set for Tuesday

As adults, we'd all like to think we're smarter than a 10-year-old.

October 06, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


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


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First Lady of Georgia wants to Get Georgia Reading

Georgia's First Lady Sandra Deal was welcomed with open arms and ears yesterday afternoon when she came to Dawson County as part of her ...

July 31, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Dawson County schools' open house schedules

Elementary schools: 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 4

July 30, 2015 | | Education


Riverview Middle basic school supply list

Eighth grade

July 30, 2015 | | Education


Dawson County Middle basic school supply list

Sixth grade

July 30, 2015 | | Education


Kilough Elementary basic school supply list

Kindergarten

July 30, 2015 | | Education


Robinson Elementary basic school supply list

Kindergarten

July 30, 2015 | | Education


Riverview Elementary School basic supply list

Kindergarten

July 30, 2015 | | Education


Black’s Mill Elementary basic school supplies

Kindergarten

July 30, 2015 | | Education


Tax-free holiday returns this weekend

Georgia shoppers will get a break when buying a variety of school supplies this weekend.

July 30, 2015 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Summer renovations wrapping up at DCHS

With the final week of summer on the horizon, the Dawson County Board of Education is putting the finishing touches on renovations going on in ...

July 29, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal to visit Dawson County

Dawson County is preparing to play host to a special guest next week.

July 22, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Head school nurse wins state award

Dawson County Schools Lead School Nurse Jeannie Edwards said she got quite the surprise during an annual nurses' conference in Savannah.

July 22, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Board of education to open central registration location

The Dawson County Board of Education now has a one-stop location for school registration.

July 01, 2015 | David Renner | Education


School facilities director heads north

The Dawson County Board of Education is saying goodbye to a long-time employee.

July 01, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Inventions take shape

Dawson County Middle School was home to a symposium of inventors and out-of-this-world creations last week.

July 01, 2015 | David Renner | Education


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