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Just desserts for principals

Students at Black's Mill Elementary School got to witness a rare treat Monday afternoon.

February 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Kindergarten, pre-k fair Feb. 26

The move from pre-K to kindergarten can be a big change, according to Teri Lynn Reed, a kindergarten transition coach with Dawson County Schools.

February 09, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


The sky’s the limit

To celebrate the first 100 days of school at Riverview Elementary, students released 100 helium-filled balloons into the sky.

February 09, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


SACS presents district with review

An academic accreditation review team visited Dawson County schools last week and presented the board of education with an overall positive report.

February 09, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


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


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School system to receive nearly $1 million from state

A new roof for Robinson Elementary and funds to pay off improvements at Dawson County High School and the Performing Arts Center were allocated to ...

July 26, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


Annual event provides school supplies for students

The Dawson County School System, in coordination with Dawson County Family Connection, will be hosting the annual "Stuff the Bus" event this weekend.

July 26, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Local student crowned 2017 Queen in Action

Dawson County Junior High School student Laney Maryellen Taylor was recently named the 2017 Queen in Action at the America's National Miss Pageant. It ...

July 26, 2017 | For the Dawson County News | Education


Local student participates in national forensics program

Lumpkin County High School student and Dawsonville resident Madison Coker recently attended a national leadership forum in Washington, D.C.

July 26, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


Annual event provides school supplies for students

The Dawson County School System, in coordination with Dawson County Family Connection, will be hosting the annual "Stuff the Bus" event at the end of ...

July 19, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Youth Leadership Dawson graduates first class

Future leaders of Dawson County recently graduated from a nine-month program hosted by the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and Dawson County Board of Education.

July 19, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


Scholar to present tenets of Buddhism

Author, scholar and teacher Dr. Mark Meusse will present "The Promise of Buddhist Spirituality" as a part of the Mountain Top Lectures at the University ...

July 12, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


High school improvements on schedule for fall

Work at Dawson County High School over the summer, including improvements to the media center and the construction of a new JROTC building, are on ...

July 12, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Dawson students head to national FBLA competition

Two members of Dawson County High School's Future Business Leaders of America club will be heading to California this summer to compete in a ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Covington earns finance officer certification

Beth Swafford Covington, who works with the Dawson County Board of Education, recently earned her Local Finance Officer Certification through the Carl Vinson Institute of ...

June 21, 2017 | | Education


School board approves new after school care provider

The Dawson County School Board approved a new vendor for after school care at all four Dawson elementary schools during Monday's special called meeting ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Board names new Kilough principal

During a special called meeting on Monday morning, the Dawson County Board of Education approved Teresa Conowal as the principal for Kilough Elementary School for ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | Education


'Kids love duct tape'

"If there is one thing I have learned personally is that kids love duct tape," said Dawson County High School rising junior Jack Trammell.

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | Education


DCHS Chamber Singers to perform with Foreigner

Dawson County High School Chamber Singer Alexis Bagley literally lost her voice because of an opportunity to sing.

May 31, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Class of 2017 graduates from Dawson County High School

The class of 2017 graduated from Dawson County High School on Saturday, signaling the end of an era for the students whose last years of ...

May 31, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


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