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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


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


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Veterans award three scholarships

The local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America last week awarded three high school students scholarships to further their academic careers.

May 17, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


Scholarships awarded on Honors Night

Dawson County High School seniors were recognized last Thursday night during the annual honors night at the Performing Arts Center on campus.

May 17, 2017 | Amy French | Education


New principal approved at Robinson

The Dawson County Board of Education voted on Monday to approve Page Arnette as the new principal for Robinson Elementary School.

May 10, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Board of ed approves random drug testing

During the May meeting of the Dawson County Board of Education, board members unanimously approved a proposal to begin random drug testing on students who ...

May 10, 2017 | Amy French | Education


‘Get comfortable being uncomfortable’

When Jeff Yalden spoke to parents and teachers last week at the Performing Arts Center at Dawson County High School, some of the things he ...

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Fifth graders consider career choices

"Not guilty," came the verdict from Kilough Elementary fifth graders on Monday.

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County JROTC earns designation honor unit distinction

The students who are a part of the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) at Dawson County High School were recently recognized for earning the ...

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Chamber honors teachers of year

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce honored its top educators with a luncheon celebrating the teachers of the year and their families last week.

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Up-and-coming kindergarteners ready for fall

Pre-kindergarten students Tristan Cantrell and Cooper Southers were anything but intimidated last week when they attended the annual kindergarten round-up in the gymnasium at Rock ...

April 19, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Teachers and students honored following Exceptional Children’s Week

During the April Dawson County Board of Education meeting, Director of Exceptional Children Hershel Bennett recognized the efforts of educators and students across the system ...

April 19, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County student gets second in state for culinary knife skills

Dawson County High School sophomore Matthew Wyckoff recently competed in the Georgia Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state culinary knife skills event ...

April 05, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Future Farmers to host annual spring plant sale

The Dawson County High School Future Farmers of America will host their annual spring plant sale from 2:30-5:30 p.m. on April 10-12 ...

April 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


Bronwynne Hill honored as Rotary Youth exchange student

The Rotary Club of Dawson County recently selected Dawson County High School junior Bronwynne Hill as this year's Rotary Youth Exchange student.

April 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


Amicalola EMC awards 136 scholarships

Amicalola EMC held its annual youth awards banquet where it awarded $133,000 in college scholarships on March 16.

April 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


Students strut on the red carpet

Flashes popped and necks craned as family and friends tried to get a glimpse of young authors as they stopped to give interviews on the ...

March 29, 2017 | Amy French | Education


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