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Brogdon takes aim at victory

A young markswoman from Dawsonville has her sights set on winning an upcoming national rifle competition.

March 09, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Best interests at heart

Teachers, faculty and staff of Robinson Elementary have recently learned that the school nurse is there to help everyone, not just the students.

March 02, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Young pilot soars as STAR

Good grades are one thing, said Dawson County High School Principal Jute Wilson, but doing exceptionally well on a national standardized test is quite another.

March 02, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


SACS report examines school district

An academic accreditation review team that visited local schools last month has released its official report, much of which reflects well on the Dawson County School System.

March 02, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Upcoming pageants support school band

Deadlines are coming up to enter this year's Miss Dawson County Beauty Pageants - the band boosters' chief fundraiser for the school year.

February 23, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


‘Go jump in the lake’

"Shocking ... Breathtaking ... chillingly cold."

February 23, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


‘Planting seeds’ at career day

Ninth and tenth graders got a glimpse at a wide range of occupational options last week during the high school's annual career day event.

February 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Lanier Tech expands to Lumpkin

Leaders with Lanier Technical College met with Lumpkin County School System officials Monday to ink a contract that could extend new opportunities to high school students in the area.

February 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Students having a ball

In most cases, hurling objects at your mother is a bad idea.

February 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Just desserts for principals

Students at Black's Mill Elementary School got to witness a rare treat Monday afternoon.

February 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Kindergarten, pre-k fair Feb. 26

The move from pre-K to kindergarten can be a big change, according to Teri Lynn Reed, a kindergarten transition coach with Dawson County Schools.

February 09, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


The sky’s the limit

To celebrate the first 100 days of school at Riverview Elementary, students released 100 helium-filled balloons into the sky.

February 09, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


SACS presents district with review

An academic accreditation review team visited Dawson County schools last week and presented the board of education with an overall positive report.

February 09, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


College program uncertain

The uprising in Egypt has led North Georgia College & State University officials to evaluate the school's new language immersion program in the country.

February 09, 2011 | By Elizabeth Burlingame DCN regional staff | Education


Local thespians honored

Theater students from the Dawson County Arts Council were honored during the 2011 Junior Theater Festival on Jan. 14-16 in Atlanta.

February 09, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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Donald W. Moss Scholarship now open to Dawson students

The Donald Moss Scholarship Fund is now open for applications. This is the first year that the scholarship is open to Dawson County students who ...

January 18, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


Spelling bees take place in preparation for system-wide event

Thirty middle school spellers sat nervously on stage at Dawson County Middle School last week for the annual spelling bee that ended up going through ...

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Board of ed approves Rick Brown as chief operations officer

During last week's Dawson County Board of Education meeting, the board approved current Chief Academic Officer Rick Brown to take on a new position ...

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Sawnee EMC accepting applications for scholarships and trip

The Sawnee Foundation Youth Scholarship program, a part of Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation (Sawnee EMC) is currently accepting applications for scholarships for high school seniors.

January 04, 2017 | | Education


Middle school math teacher quietly impacting her students

Sixth grade math teacher at Dawson County Middle School Christie Downs likes to, as she says, "fly under the radar."

December 28, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County Emergency Services partners with DCHS Community Based Instruction program

The Community Based Instruction (CBI) program at Dawson County High School has embarked on another community venture-this time with the Dawson County Emergency Services.

December 21, 2016 | | Education


Dawson County school board named exemplary for second year

For the second year in a row, the Dawson County Board of Education was named an Exemplary Board by the Georgia School Board Association (GSBA).

December 21, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Math teacher making connections in classroom

Dawson County High School math teacher Michelle Gee knew early on she loved math.

December 21, 2016 | Amy French | Education


New school calendar approved

The Dawson County Board of Education voted on and unanimously approved the adoption of the final draft of next year's school calendar during the ...

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education


“Wildlife Expedition” concludes with awards

Art students from Dawson County High School hosted their first ever show in the Performing Arts Center on campus last week.

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education


DCMS media specialist makes time for everyone

Dawson County Middle School Media Specialist Cherie Powell says that education is part of who she is.

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education


CCRPI scores dip slightly in Dawson County

In reports released last week by the Georgia Department of Education, Dawson County Schools had a slight dip on the College and Career Ready Performance ...

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Robinson teacher finds her passion in the classroom

Fourth grade teacher Brittany Bronson has just entered her third year of teaching and tears up when she talks about the first class she ever ...

December 07, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Jack Trammell named Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership award winner

Dawson County High School sophomore Jack Trammell was announced as this year's Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Award winner last week.

December 07, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Board of ed approves land purchase

During Monday night's meeting, the Dawson County Board of Education unanimously approved the purchase of land on Elliott Family Parkway for future use by ...

December 07, 2016 | Amy French | Education


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