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Vandiver named president of Lanier Tech

Russell Vandiver, who has worked at Lanier Technical College for 34 years, was appointed the new president of the school Thursday afternoon.

September 03, 2010 | By Elizabeth Burlingame DCN regional staff | Education


‘You’re a team’

As Sgt. Steve Pamplin watched high school students arrive for class last week, he noticed something remarkable.

September 01, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Principal chosen for class

The principal of Dawson County High School has been selected to take part in a statewide program that promotes leadership in school administrators.

August 25, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Play cottage honors longtime librarian

Staff at the Dawson County Library have honored the work of a late children's librarian by adding something fun for the kids at the local branch.

August 25, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Locals receive scholarships

A fast food restaurant chain honored Dawsonville residents Caitlyn Carr and Amelia Ledford last week with scholarships for $1,000 each.

August 25, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Contest promotes patriotism

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is holding its annual youth essay competitions for Georgia students.

August 25, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Meal assistance up

In another sign of the struggling economy, more than 25 percent of students in the Dawson County school system have prequalified for free and reduced lunch during the 2010-11 school year.

August 18, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Driver rewarded for safety

Timothy Thorn wondered what he had done wrong when an officer directing traffic at Dawson County High School motioned for him to pull onto the shoulder of the road last Wednesday afternoon.

August 18, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Local student advances to national competition

Dawson County 4-H member Autumn Callahan placed first recently in a state level science competition sponsored by the organization.

August 11, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Prepared for crisis

Deputy Stan Harrison knows that he will more than likely be the first shot in the event an active shooter breaks out at Robinson Elementary School where he works as a resource officer.

August 11, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Lanier Tech graduates its largest GED class

More than 800 GED students graduated from Lanier Technical College's Adult Education Program on Friday night, the school's largest number yet.

August 11, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education


Summer retests come back

Results from summer retest scores at the high school have confirmed that the Dawson County School System did not meet Adequate Yearly Progress.

August 11, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Students return to class

Robinson Elementary School teacher Cathy Carlisle said the beginning of a new school year can stir a spectrum of emotion in children and parents.

August 11, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Riverview welcomed

Angela Cooper and her children walked the halls of Riverview Elementary School on Sunday afternoon.

August 04, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Athletic academy using local college campus

Officials with a college prep school for athletes have signed a one-year lease to use the campus of a local catholic college, which closed its doors in April.

August 04, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


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Wade named president of GSBA

During a recent meeting of the Georgia School Boards Association, Dawson County School Board Chairman William Wade was named president.

June 29, 2016 | From staff reports, editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Lanier Technical College celebrates 50 years educating the community

FORSYTH COUNTY - Lanier Technical College hosts its share of banquets and events for groups throughout the community at the Forsyth Conference Center, but on June ...

June 16, 2016 | By Kayla Robins DCN regional staff | Education


High school performing arts center renovations near completion

Despite the torn up parking lots, construction equipment and debris both inside and out of the facilities at Dawson County High School, the Dawson County ...

June 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Junior academy invites youth to walk the police beat

School is out and it's time for local kids to start walking the beat.

June 08, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Local school system speaks out on transgender bathroom order

The ripple effects of President Barack Obama's administration's directive regarding the treatment of transgender students and their access to both restrooms and locker ...

May 25, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County High Class of 2016 graduates

After four years of hard work, practice and preparation, the graduating class at Dawson County High School had to wait a little longer to commence ...

May 25, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County High School Valedictorian Sarah Tinsley's commencement speech

Good morning! Thank you all very much for celebrating with us this great milestone in

May 25, 2016 | | Education


Dawson County Salutatorian Dana Little's commencement speech

I don't know. There, Dana, you owe me five bucks.

May 25, 2016 | | Education


Black’s Mill students develop successful portfolios

The Georgia Council for Economic Education (GCEE) recognized fourth and fifth grade students from Black's Mill Elementary for their successful ventures in the Stock ...

May 19, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County High School graduation set for Saturday

The Dawson County High School Class of 2016 will bid a fond farewell to friends and teachers on Saturday when they walk across the stage ...

May 17, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Tinsley and Little named top of class

Sarah Tinsley achieved another goal.

May 10, 2016 | Amy French | Education


DCHS drama department honored at Shulers

Dawson County High School's drama department received multiple honorable mentions at this year's Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards (Shuler Awards) as well ...

May 08, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Fifth graders learn connection between academics, career

Robinson Elementary fifth grade students Ian Costley and Brianna Savage had to be reassured they weren't really married.

May 05, 2016 | Amy French | Education


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