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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


Dawson County Middle School Supply List

Sixth grade

August 04, 2010 | | Education


Elementary schools basic supply list

Kindergarten

August 04, 2010 | | Education


Riverview Middle School Supply List

Sixth grade

August 04, 2010 | | Education


Academy opens young eyes to safety

Until Monday, the closest Quinton Lyons had been to a fire was camping.

July 28, 2010 | Michele Hester | 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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