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Top speller credits win to reading

William Cole Dennis didn't win the countywide spelling bee by studying a list of long words.

February 02, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Girl fares well in show

A seventh grade Dawson County Middle School student placed well last month in a horse show at Chicopee Woods in Hall County.

February 02, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Library offers events for youth Feb. 2, 8

Teens and 'tweens' can join together for a Valentine's Day protest and party soon.

February 02, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


SACS visits Dawson schools

A review team from the commission that oversees academic accreditation visited this week with Dawson County school officials, administrators, students and teachers.

February 02, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Triumph for young business leaders

Dawson County High School's club for business-minded young men and women took home some top prizes last week at a regional meet.

February 02, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Biz student in the hunt for GOAL

A business student at the Dawson campus of Lanier Techinical College is among 16 nominated for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL, competition.

February 02, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


NGCSU bolsters Arabic program

North Georgia College & State University will offer a new destination for students who wish to learn Arabic.

February 02, 2011 | By Elizabeth Burlingame DCN regional staff | Education


In a class by itself

Thanks to a local young man's efforts, current and future students at Dawson County Middle School can enjoy the great outdoors while they learn.

January 26, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Class time extended

By adding 10 minutes to each school day, Dawson County officials hope they won't have to shorten spring break.

January 26, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Students celebrate MLK day at festival

Students from Dawson County who took part in the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta over the weekend also visited the "I Have a Dream" booth at the event in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s contributions to history.

January 19, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Residents to take Leap for Literacy

Think it's cold out?

January 19, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Black’s Mill teacher honored for service

A local veterans group has announced that two teachers from North Georgia will represent the state in a national awards program.

January 19, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Schools ponder makeup time

Following a winter storm that gave students and staff an unexpected weeklong break from classes, Dawson County school officials are considering several options to make up the lost time.

January 19, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Junior board project aids KARE for Kids

United Community Bank's Junior Board of Directors recently completed its first community service project of its term.

January 05, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


4-H student goes to Atlanta

Dawson County High School sophomore Autumn Callahan recently attended the 89th National 4-H Congress in Atlanta and was one of only 1,100 students invited to the event.

December 29, 2010 | 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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