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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


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


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Students honored during awards day ceremony at DCHS

Dawson County High School hosted its awards day ceremony last week and students in ninth through 12th grades received recognition in individual subject areas, Tiger ...

May 24, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Students get jump on summer reading

Kilough Elementary was host last week to a Title I sponsored summer reading program through The Reading Warehouse.

May 24, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Robotics bring STEM activities to DCMS classroom

"It's the claw machine all over again," said a flustered Mac Cline as he tried to maneuver his robot to pick up a hexball ...

May 24, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Class of 2017 to graduate Saturday

Dawson County High School seniors wrapped up their high school careers last week and have begun the countdown to their final hurdle-crossing that stage on ...

May 24, 2017 | Amy French | Education


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


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