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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


School board cuts student calendar

It could be weeks before the Dawson County Board of Education approves next year's budget, but the trimming to prepare for hard times has begun.

April 20, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Sheriff announces upcoming academies

Applications recently went home with local fifth through ninth graders inviting them to sign up for the Dawson County Sheriff's Junior Law Enforcement Academy.

April 20, 2011 | Michele Hester | Education


Internship opportunities in local government

Students looking for an internship this spring and summer should explore opportunities available in county government. Dawson County is currently offering internships in the finance, government and community affairs, emergency services and community development departments through the Georgia County Internship Program.

April 13, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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Students honored during awards day ceremony at DCHS

Dawson County High School hosted its awards day ceremony last week and students in ninth through 12th grades received recognition in individual subject areas, Tiger ...

May 24, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Students get jump on summer reading

Kilough Elementary was host last week to a Title I sponsored summer reading program through The Reading Warehouse.

May 24, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Robotics bring STEM activities to DCMS classroom

"It's the claw machine all over again," said a flustered Mac Cline as he tried to maneuver his robot to pick up a hexball ...

May 24, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Class of 2017 to graduate Saturday

Dawson County High School seniors wrapped up their high school careers last week and have begun the countdown to their final hurdle-crossing that stage on ...

May 24, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Veterans award three scholarships

The local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America last week awarded three high school students scholarships to further their academic careers.

May 17, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


Scholarships awarded on Honors Night

Dawson County High School seniors were recognized last Thursday night during the annual honors night at the Performing Arts Center on campus.

May 17, 2017 | Amy French | Education


New principal approved at Robinson

The Dawson County Board of Education voted on Monday to approve Page Arnette as the new principal for Robinson Elementary School.

May 10, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Board of ed approves random drug testing

During the May meeting of the Dawson County Board of Education, board members unanimously approved a proposal to begin random drug testing on students who ...

May 10, 2017 | Amy French | Education


‘Get comfortable being uncomfortable’

When Jeff Yalden spoke to parents and teachers last week at the Performing Arts Center at Dawson County High School, some of the things he ...

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Fifth graders consider career choices

"Not guilty," came the verdict from Kilough Elementary fifth graders on Monday.

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County JROTC earns designation honor unit distinction

The students who are a part of the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) at Dawson County High School were recently recognized for earning the ...

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Chamber honors teachers of year

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce honored its top educators with a luncheon celebrating the teachers of the year and their families last week.

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Up-and-coming kindergarteners ready for fall

Pre-kindergarten students Tristan Cantrell and Cooper Southers were anything but intimidated last week when they attended the annual kindergarten round-up in the gymnasium at Rock ...

April 19, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Teachers and students honored following Exceptional Children’s Week

During the April Dawson County Board of Education meeting, Director of Exceptional Children Hershel Bennett recognized the efforts of educators and students across the system ...

April 19, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County student gets second in state for culinary knife skills

Dawson County High School sophomore Matthew Wyckoff recently competed in the Georgia Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state culinary knife skills event ...

April 05, 2017 | Amy French | Education


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