Three, deserving students from the local area will be awarded all expense paid trips to Washington, D.C. to travel during June 2009 and $600 college scholarships by Amicalola Electric Membership Corporation.
Riverview Middle School Student Council members selected the Dawson County Humane Society as their community service project during the 2008-2009 school year.
The Sawnee Foundation is offering seven $3,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors in 2009.
Dawson County School Superintendent Nicky Gilleland announced Monday night that he will step down at the end of the school year.
Dawson County educators are heralding the state Department of Education's recent decision to relax class-size limits to help school districts cope with budget issues.
Girl Scouts is the premier organization for girls and women to make a difference in the world.
The new Dawson County Middle School opened its doors to students and faculty for the first time in August 2008.
In August 2008, Dawson County High School was named as a Pacesetter School for 2008-10 by High Schools That Work, a program of the Southern Regional Education Board.
A lack of funding has forced a local literacy group to suspend a program that provides free books to children.
The fourth grade students at Black's Mill Elementary School traveled back in time Dec. 16 for a day-long learning experience called "Colonial Christmas."
North Georgia College & State University conferred 278 graduate and undergraduate degrees during the December 2008 commencement.
The fifth grade of Black's Mill Elementary School performed their Christmas musical Thursday, Dec. 18.
Black's Mill Elementary School held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, Dec. 15, to celebrate the unveiling of its outdoor classroom.
Aromas of coffee beans, vanilla steamers and lattes filled the air at Dawson County High School's annual winter art show last week.
Dawson County High School students spent a day as professionals during Job Shadow Day at Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge Nov. 20.
After several decades serving on the Dawson County Board of Education, the local school system bid farewell to board member Cecil Bennett Nov. 22.
Riverview Elementary School students got a chance earlier this month to experiment with forces of physics, chemicals and the human body.
The Dawson County High School yearbook staff walked away with 14 awards from the Georgia Scholastic Press Association last week.
Third-grade students at every elementary school in Dawson County received a visit Nov. 6 from a local educational advocacy group.
Dawson County Middle School eighth-graders got a chance last week to build digital thermometers from base components. Now, they're learning to use what they created.
The Dawson County Board of Education has big hopes for what it believes will be a great boon to its students.
The Dawson County JROTC has won several awards and accolades in the past, but last weekend, the Raiders competed for a state honor.
Eighth-graders at Dawson County Middle School recently had a chance to work hands-on with technology students and professors from the University of North Georgia.
Lanier Technical College instructors have nominated 16 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership competition, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
More than 1,500 schools across Georgia are setting aside time this week to celebrate drug-free students.
The pumpkin patch is full again this year, but you don't have to travel far to get the gourds.
In an effort to further support students, Black's Mill Elementary School offers a one-on-one peer mentoring program.
For the third year, Robinson Elementary's entryway is full of pumpkins.
A national insurance agency is making a local call to action for the community as a whole to take a pledge to drive safer.
After choosing its eight teachers of the year from all Dawson County schools, the board of education has named its system Teacher of the Year.