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Spotlight on schools

An employee with the Dawson County School System was recently featured online in a national publication that focuses on technology in K-12 Schools.

May 18, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Department honors staff

Emergency personnel enjoyed a cookout Monday at Dawson County Station 1 in celebration of National EMS Week.

May 18, 2011 | Michele Hester | Education


Compton takes helm at Kilough

As Tracey Compton celebrates her 20th year with the Dawson County School System, she's taking on a new role.

May 18, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Compton to take over at Kilough Elementary

Following recent news that Kilough Elementary School Principal Lois Zangara will retire next month, the Dawson County School Board voted 4-0 on May 9 to promote administrator Tracey Compton to the position.

May 11, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Charter status possible

Dawson County could soon join the ranks of school systems in the state seeking more flexibility.

May 11, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Seniors shine at honors night

Dawson County Schools honored some of its best and brightest recently during an awards ceremony at the high school.

May 11, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Senior named Beta scholar

The National Beta Club announced that Amanda Florentine has been named a Beta Scholar that entitles her to a scholarship award.

May 11, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Local celebrities read to students at Riverview

Students at Riverview Elementary School got a visit from some local leaders of the community last week during the new school's inaugural Celebrity Reader Day.

May 11, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Kids eat free in June

For the first time ever, the Dawson County School System will be offering free lunch during the month of June to all children.

May 04, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Art show exhibited at local high school

Young artists got to show their best work last week during Dawson County High School's biannual art show.

May 04, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Junior Fire Academy holding sign-ups for middle schoolers

Middle school students interested in joining the Junior Fire Academy, held by Dawson County Emergency Services, should apply before May 6 to be a part of the annual youth event.

April 27, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


April 30 event a fundraiser for literacy organization

A local literacy advocacy group has an evening of dancing and dining planned this week to help raise dollars for its ongoing efforts.

April 27, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Reinhardt students honored

Reinhardt University in Cherokee County held an honors day ceremony on April 10, where the college recognized 154 students and alumni for their achievements.

April 27, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Local receives scholarship from Sawnee Foundation

Sawnee Electric Membership Corp. has awarded 11 scholarships of $3,500 each to local high school seniors starting college this fall.

April 27, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Spring Fling at Black’s Mill

Black's Mill Elementary School will be hosting its annual Spring Fling event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 28 at the school.

April 27, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Students strut on the red carpet

Flashes popped and necks craned as family and friends tried to get a glimpse of young authors as they stopped to give interviews on the ...

March 29, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Five students earn spots on the all-state chorus

During the March Dawson County Board of Education meeting, the board honored five Dawson County High School chorus students who were recently named to the ...

March 22, 2017 | Amy French | Education


DCHS hosts District 9 chorus event

Schools from all around North Georgia sent their choirs-elementary, middle and high school levels-to the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Dawson County High ...

March 22, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Pre-k registration opens next week

Dawson County Schools will be offering pre-k registration next week for one class at Kilough Elementary and two classes at Riverview Elementary.

March 22, 2017 | | Education


School Board Appreciation Week celebrated

This week serves as the observance of School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia.

March 15, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


Jobs for Georgia Graduates club gets first at state

The Jobs for Georgia Graduates (JGG) club at Dawson County High School traveled last week to the 2017 State Career Association Conference and the Creative ...

March 08, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Local reunion to feature food and fellowship

Dawson County High School graduates from the mid to late 70s are invited to a joint class reunion at the end of March.

March 08, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Dawsonville grad to play pro basketball

Stephanie Sosebee, a 2006 graduate of Dawson County High School, recently tried out and made a local pro basketball team called the Conyers Rockets.

March 01, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Schools make up for January inclement weather

Dawson County Schools will be open on Feb. 20 to make up for a snow day taken last month.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Lanier Tech student chosen as college’s GOAL winner

Lauren Hockaday, a firefighter and EMSP student at Lanier Technical College, has been named the school's winner for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership ...

February 08, 2017 | | Education


Dawson native, nursing student wins national recognition

Twenty-four-year-old nursing student Amberly Hedden is one of the lucky ones.

February 01, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


Kilough student to compete at international pageant

Nine-year-old Makana Tate loves her high heels.

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Eighth-grader out-spells competition

The culmination of several spelling bees across the Dawson County School System, last week's event in the Dawson County Junior High School auditorium resulted ...

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | Education


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