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Board OKs budget

A drastic reduction in state funding has local school officials looking at ways to save while still providing a quality education for students.

June 09, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Film by students takes top honors

A 13-minute Civil War documentary made by two Riverview Middle School students is on its way to an international competition after winning big at the state level.

June 02, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Field day for middle schools

Both middle schools in Dawson County held field days last week to celebrate the year's end with athletics and teamwork.

June 02, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


DCMS students honored by Dawson Optimist Club

Six students from Dawson County Middle School were honored by the Dawson Optimist Club on May 17.

June 02, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Class of ’10 ready for graduation

Not only is the class of 2010 Dawson County High School's largest, it's also "one of the most jovial, kind-hearted bunches of kids" counselor Marjorie Poss has had the opportunity to know.

May 26, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Library closes for furloughs

The Dawson County Library will be closed May 27-31 for staff furloughs and the Memorial Day Holiday.

May 26, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Student films debut at Holly

Dawson Student Films, a program under Innovative Youth Development Inc, had its inaugural premiere May 14 at the Holly Theater in Dahlonega.

May 26, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


School has career fair

Dawson County Middle School held its inaugural Career Day on May 14.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Cornish finishes basic training

Dawson County High School 2007 graduate Dan Cornish completed basic training at Great Lakes Naval Training Center in December.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Cox leaving education post

Georgia School Superintendent Kathy Cox announced Monday she will leave her post at the end of the fiscal year to become the founding CEO of the U.S. Education Delivery Institute.

May 19, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education


Home school student receives her diploma

Dawson County resident Hannah Kathleen Rhodes graduated from homeschool on May 15.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Local students among scholarship winners

Two Dawson County High School seniors were among five selected from the area to receive a scholarship from the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals on April 22.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


High school yearbook staff brings home awards

The Dawson County High School yearbook staff received many awards at the Georgia Scholastic Press Association's annual awards banquet on April 29.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Adolphsen graduates from Agnes Scott College

Pia Adolphsen of Dawsonville received a Bachelor of Arts degree in German Studies, she also graduated Magna Cum Laude, during May commencement exercises at Agnes Scott College.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Board talks budget cuts

Elaine Wilson has been through ups and downs with the Dawson County School System over the past four decades.

May 19, 2010 | Frank Reddy | 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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