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Academy opens young eyes to safety

Until Monday, the closest Quinton Lyons had been to a fire was camping.

July 28, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education

Public invited to see new school

Dawson County school officials are holding a special dedication ceremony Aug. 1 for the district's newest school, located on Dawson Forest Road West.

July 28, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Lanier Tech seeks higher accreditation

Lanier Technical College is seeking accreditation for another year, but this time it's under tougher standards.

July 21, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education

Literacy group honors graduates

Reading Education Association of Dawson County honored GED graduates July 14 with a reception at the Adult Learning Center.

July 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Lanier Tech reflects growth

Lanier Technical College graduated its largest class of students Friday night - and the programs just keep growing.

July 21, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education

System doesn't meet AYP

All Dawson County schools except one made Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, this year, but the high school's failure to do so affected the entire system.

July 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Elementary essay winners announced

Each year Dawson County Retired Educators Association sponsors an essay contest for fifth grade students. The topic this year was: "Grandparents, or other adult relative, who have influenced my life."

July 14, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Funding approved for school building

Construction on a new alternative school building could soon begin after school officials last week approved the facility's funding.

July 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

FFA winner honored

Sen. Chip Pearson, R-Dawsonville, has honored Bradley Weaver with an official Senate Resolution (SR 839) commending the Dawson County resident for winning the National Future Farmers of America Agricultural Sales-Entrepreneurship Proficiency Award.

July 14, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Educator tops in state

One word to describe Kilough Elementary School's Tracey Compton?

July 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

More cuts coming

Local school officials are preparing to tighten belts districtwide as they ready for another round of state funding cuts.

July 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Cadets awarded for superior skills

Sadie Hardsey is about six years away from graduating high school, but she knows what she plans to be when she grows up.

June 30, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education

Local woman given scholarship

A Dawson County Chick-fil-A employee was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship for her service, academic excellence and leadership in the community.

June 23, 2010 | | Education

Crossroads changes name

Big plans for Dawson County's alternative school are moving forward.

June 23, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Nursing services support students' success

School nurses are an integral part of the team effort that supports student success. In recognition of their hard work, May 12 was celebrated as National School Nurse Day.

June 09, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

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Rotary recognizes student of the month

The Rotary Club of Dawson County's Student of the Month for September is Megan Morley, a fifth grader at Black's Mill Elementary.

October 07, 2015 | Michele Hester | Education

Program encourages young scholars to stay the course

Dawson County's young scholars are getting a chance from the state to continue their education after high school.

September 30, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Parents, students bond at school over dodgeball

Two Dawson County elementary schools recently came together to compete for the title of best mother-son dodgeball team.

September 23, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Dawson GED program recognized

Instructors and students at the Dawson County Adult Learning Center were recently recognized for achievements in GED testing.

September 23, 2015 | From staff reports | Education

A new year and a new leader for DCHS band

The Dawson County High School band started off the new school year with a fresh start.

September 16, 2015 | By Jake Alvarado For the Dawson Community News, | Education

Adult education celebrates GED recipients

Dawson County adult education advocates are celebrating a new round of GED graduates.

September 08, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Tigers help elementary students

Most high school students worry about getting to class on time or dealing with that younger sibling, but 17 of Dawson County High School's ...

September 08, 2015 | David Renner | Education

SAT scores show steady hold for state, national decline

Dawson County High School is right there with the rest of the state in regards to SAT scores.

September 08, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Teachers shoot hoops to bring fun to learning

Riverview Elementary parents and students last week had a chance to learn about Title I programs and have a little fun at the same time.

September 08, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Dawson County 4-H looking for volunteers to expand programs

The Dawson County 4-H program is looking to expand what it offers to students in the area.

September 02, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Interact Club gives middle-schoolers a chance to lead

What was once a high school-only club is now spreading to the middle school level.

September 02, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Middle school teacher wins award for lesson in Holocaust

Riverview Middle School teacher Sherry Browning had a rare experience over the summer.

August 26, 2015 | David Renner | Education

School system continues tradition of excellent financial reporting

The Dawson County School System has once again been honored by the state for its financial reporting.

August 19, 2015 | David Renner | Education

School district representatives tour Marietta aeronautics facility

Dawson County school administrators recently got the chance to see where some of the nation's best military planes are manufactured.

August 12, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Longtime Robinson Elementary principal returns to school system

When former Robinson Elementary principal Roxanne Howard announced her retirement in May, she said she wasn't sure what the next chapter in her life ...

August 12, 2015 | David Renner | Education

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