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New department, leaders for college

At Lanier Technical College, the new year is bringing change.

December 29, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Young man’s talent takes him places

One young man's musical talents have bought him a ticket across the world.

December 29, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Seminar aims to help with personal finances

The Dawson County Adult Education Center of Lanier Technical College recently announced that beginning in January it will present a seminar sure to help residents through these troubled economic times.

December 29, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Local students receive honors

Truett-McConnell College announced that four Dawson County students received academic recognition for the fall semester 2010.

December 29, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


High school exams rescheduled

Thanks to recent icy weather, high school students who needed some extra time to study for exams are in luck.

December 22, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Youth award winners chosen

Local winners of the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership award were announced at a Dawson County school board meeting last week.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Martin graduates from West Georgia

Miranda Martin of Dawson County graduated from the University of West Georgia Dec. 11, with her masters degree in early childhood education.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Reading garden dedicated

Students, teachers, faculty and family members of the Corcoran Family showed up last week at Black's Mill Elementary School to celebrate the opening of the John Wayne Corcoran Memorial Reading Garden.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Local students exceed average for the state

The state's school superintendent announced last week that Georgia students made positive gains on the 2010 Georgia High School Writing Test.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


High school health club planned

After launching a successful wellness program for fellow workers at Dawson County High School, Tara Sewell decided to expand the reach to include students.

December 15, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


‘A Light in the Attic’

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

December 08, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Joint effort aims to recycle instruments

A collaboration between the Dawson County Arts Council and RIC Rack Thrift Store could introduce the art of making music to students who may otherwise not have the chance.

December 08, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


New trail a possibility

Students in Dawson County may be able to add a whole new dimension to their learning experience if government leaders are able to secure grant dollars available through the state.

December 08, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Capitol trip, scholarships up for grabs

Sawnee EMC is offering college scholarships to current high school seniors who live in Dawson County.

December 08, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Dawsonville woman gets full-tuition scholarship

Sarah Rebecca Melton of Dawsonville was recently awarded a full-tuition scholarship by the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Georgia Foundation.

December 08, 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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