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Teachers graduate from academy

Recently, Dawson County's Cassandra Tallant and Jennifer Wooten completed graduation requirements for the Professional Association of Georgia Educators Teacher Academy.

August 19, 2009 | | Education

Program simulates real life

Late Saturday morning, 23-year-old Megan Smith woke up with an orange dragon tattooed on her neck and no recollection of how it got there.

August 19, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Student art displayed at Hartsfield-Jackson airport

This summer presented a first time opportunity for many students at Robinson Elementary.

August 12, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Camp aims to prepare students for middle school

Transitioning into middle school can be full of excitement, sadness and anxiety, all of which are emotions that each new student handles in his or her own way.

August 12, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

School starts back

With bookbags packed with pencils, paper and notebooks, more than 3,000 children began a new school year Monday in Dawson County.

August 12, 2009 | | Education

Training for the future

Walking across the stage Friday at Riverview Middle School, 27 young cadets became the inaugural graduating class of the Dawson County Junior Firefighter Academy.

August 05, 2009 | Michele Hester | Education

Sheriff chosen to chair finance drive

Sheriff Billy Carlisle has been selected to serve as the 2009 Chairman of the Dawson County/Dawsonville Finance Drive for the State YMCA of Georgia.

August 05, 2009 | | Education

School district to take furloughs

Despite recent state cuts in education funding, Dawson County Superintendent Keith Porter says the district is prepared for the start of the new school year.

August 05, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Pay to ride plan weighed

The Dawson County school board is considering a plan that would have high school athletes and other students pay a travel fee for riding a bus to away games or activities.

July 29, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

After school program seeking participants

An after school youth program planned for Rock Creek Park could be cancelled if more children do not sign up.

July 29, 2009 | By Pam Jacobs Staff Writer | Education

Local 4-H’er competes at state contest

State 4-H Congress competition, held recently in Atlanta, decided the best in the state in 4-H, and Becca Bishop, daughter of Donald and Joan Bishop, competed in the Plants and Soil Science Project.

July 29, 2009 | | Education

Traffic changes coming for school

Changes regarding morning student drop-off at Robinson Elementary School are set to take place this year.

July 29, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Schools all make progress

The Dawson County School System is one of 57 statewide to have all eligible schools and the district as a whole meet AYP requirements for 2009.

July 22, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Local students return from Washington Youth Tour

More than 100 of Georgia's brightest students recently returned from the 2009 Washington Youth Tour, a leadership program sponsored by the electric membership cooperatives in Georgia, including Amicalola EMC.

July 22, 2009 | | Education

Dawson 4-H members attend state conference

Summer for senior 4-H members is a time for leadership training and fun.

July 22, 2009 | | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

Rotary recognizes student of the month

The Rotary Club of Dawson County's Student of the Month for September is Megan Morley, a fifth grader at Black's Mill Elementary.

October 07, 2015 | Michele Hester | Education

Program encourages young scholars to stay the course

Dawson County's young scholars are getting a chance from the state to continue their education after high school.

September 30, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Parents, students bond at school over dodgeball

Two Dawson County elementary schools recently came together to compete for the title of best mother-son dodgeball team.

September 23, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Dawson GED program recognized

Instructors and students at the Dawson County Adult Learning Center were recently recognized for achievements in GED testing.

September 23, 2015 | From staff reports | Education

A new year and a new leader for DCHS band

The Dawson County High School band started off the new school year with a fresh start.

September 16, 2015 | By Jake Alvarado For the Dawson Community News, | Education

Adult education celebrates GED recipients

Dawson County adult education advocates are celebrating a new round of GED graduates.

September 08, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Tigers help elementary students

Most high school students worry about getting to class on time or dealing with that younger sibling, but 17 of Dawson County High School's ...

September 08, 2015 | David Renner | Education

SAT scores show steady hold for state, national decline

Dawson County High School is right there with the rest of the state in regards to SAT scores.

September 08, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Teachers shoot hoops to bring fun to learning

Riverview Elementary parents and students last week had a chance to learn about Title I programs and have a little fun at the same time.

September 08, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Dawson County 4-H looking for volunteers to expand programs

The Dawson County 4-H program is looking to expand what it offers to students in the area.

September 02, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Interact Club gives middle-schoolers a chance to lead

What was once a high school-only club is now spreading to the middle school level.

September 02, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Middle school teacher wins award for lesson in Holocaust

Riverview Middle School teacher Sherry Browning had a rare experience over the summer.

August 26, 2015 | David Renner | Education

School system continues tradition of excellent financial reporting

The Dawson County School System has once again been honored by the state for its financial reporting.

August 19, 2015 | David Renner | Education


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