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District zones are a done deal

The Dawson County school board took a final vote last week to redraw attendance zones, making way for the district's fourth elementary school.

April 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


JROTC program taking shape

Starting next year, it won't be uncommon to spot some impeccably well-dressed students in uniform at Dawson County High School.

April 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Students enjoy lunch

Students at Crossroads School treated each other to a nice lunch last week as they took part in an annual work-readiness event put on by school officials.

April 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


PTSO plans safety event

A parent-teacher organization from Dawson County Middle School is planning a free safety-themed event for April 17 that aims to teach children how best to prevent accidents.

April 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Lanier Tech leaders plan for future

Community leaders and officials with Lanier Technical College gathered Monday to talk about the school's role in Dawson County.

April 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


College closing stuns community

Students at a Catholic college in Dawsonville returned from spring break Monday to begin packing to say goodbye for the semester.

April 13, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Students excel at the state level

Dawson County High was well represented at the state level in the past month.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Spring Fling planned

The chill of winter weather has passed, and Black's Mill Elementary School is celebrating the new season with a nighttime festival.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Eagle scouts honored

Two local young men were recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout after meeting with a board of review last week.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Daughter talks of mom’s military service as pilot

World War II is a popular subject for students at Riverview Middle School, but there's at least one wartime story they aren't reading in their history books, yet.

April 07, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Sawnee hands out scholarships

A Dawson County student was awarded a scholarship last week from the Sawnee EMC Foundation.

April 07, 2010 | From staff reports | Education


CHAMPS honored

Fifth graders in Dawson County were applauded by teachers, officials and parents last week, who celebrated the students' graduation from a safety promotion program at school.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Broadwell crowned Miss Dawson County

Walking on stage as one of the top five contestants in Saturday night's Miss Dawson County pageant, Kirstie Broadwell smiled confidently at the crowd of friends and family in the audience.

March 31, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Teacher gets grant

A Dawson County school teacher was recently awarded a grant through Sawnee EMC's Bright Ideas program.

March 31, 2010 | From staff reports | Education


Student enjoys historical trip

Land of the free, indeed.

March 31, 2010 | Frank Reddy | 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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