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Lanier Tech seeks higher accreditation

Lanier Technical College is seeking accreditation for another year, but this time it's under tougher standards.

July 21, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education


Literacy group honors graduates

Reading Education Association of Dawson County honored GED graduates July 14 with a reception at the Adult Learning Center.

July 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Lanier Tech reflects growth

Lanier Technical College graduated its largest class of students Friday night - and the programs just keep growing.

July 21, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education


System doesn't meet AYP

All Dawson County schools except one made Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, this year, but the high school's failure to do so affected the entire system.

July 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Elementary essay winners announced

Each year Dawson County Retired Educators Association sponsors an essay contest for fifth grade students. The topic this year was: "Grandparents, or other adult relative, who have influenced my life."

July 14, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Funding approved for school building

Construction on a new alternative school building could soon begin after school officials last week approved the facility's funding.

July 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


FFA winner honored

Sen. Chip Pearson, R-Dawsonville, has honored Bradley Weaver with an official Senate Resolution (SR 839) commending the Dawson County resident for winning the National Future Farmers of America Agricultural Sales-Entrepreneurship Proficiency Award.

July 14, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Educator tops in state

One word to describe Kilough Elementary School's Tracey Compton?

July 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


More cuts coming

Local school officials are preparing to tighten belts districtwide as they ready for another round of state funding cuts.

July 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Cadets awarded for superior skills

Sadie Hardsey is about six years away from graduating high school, but she knows what she plans to be when she grows up.

June 30, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Local woman given scholarship

A Dawson County Chick-fil-A employee was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship for her service, academic excellence and leadership in the community.

June 23, 2010 | | Education


Crossroads changes name

Big plans for Dawson County's alternative school are moving forward.

June 23, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Nursing services support students' success

School nurses are an integral part of the team effort that supports student success. In recognition of their hard work, May 12 was celebrated as National School Nurse Day.

June 09, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Brandt awarded scholarship

Rebecca Brandt of Dawsonville was selected as recipient of the $1,000 ABC Literary Scholarship from the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and the Reading Education Association of Dawson County.

June 09, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Protect, serve ... educate

With a father who is a sheriff's officer, Taylor Swafford knows a thing or two about law enforcement.

June 09, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


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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


"Elf" comes to the Performing Arts Center

The Tiger Den Players of Dawson County High School are ready to get the community into the holiday spirit.

November 30, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Linda Sperin, her kids’ biggest fan

Linda Sperin is crazy about her kids-and not just the ones she brought into the world.

November 30, 2016 | Amy French | Education


“Wildlife Expedition” coming to the Performing Arts Center

The art students at Dawson County High School are excitedly preparing for the first ever art show in the new Performing Arts Center on the ...

November 30, 2016 | Amy French | Education


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