The Dawson County Board of Education voted unanimously during its Monday night meeting to approve changes to the way the school system handles two long-standing operations.
With budgets set, teachers hired and summer building projects nearing an end, schools across Dawson County eagerly opened their doors to students.
Dawson County school system teachers and administrators were in full preparation mode for starting classes this week.
With school starting Thursday, parents, teachers, faculty and students are getting ready for a new school year. Forms are filled out and paperwork submitted, though not all of them concern enrollment.
The Dawson County Board of Education is reviewing new policies that will allow employees to evaluate possession of what was once classified as "weapons" on a case-by-case basis.
Children are ready to see their friends again while parents gear them up for school, which starts back next week.
Students interested in taking religious education classes have a way to learn and gain graduation credit at the same time.
Carmen Dauset Moreno, also known as the Spanish dancer Carmencita, originally from Spain, is known for making flamenco dancing popular in the U.S.
Growing up, Tesela Dutton wanted her first car to be a truck and her first job to be in a garage.
In a continued effort to give Dawson County students the best education possible, the board of education has renewed its contract with a local college.
Getting a tablet or any other technology device can be overwhelming and sometimes frustrating if it is not known how to use. However, the Dawson County Library is there to help.
A team of students from a local college has ranked nationally in a skill completion.
During the summer months, there are not students roaming the halls of area schools, but come August, when class is back in session, officers charged with securing their safety plan to be ready in the event of a dangerous situation.
With school out for the summer, one local hang-out for kids is keeping Dawson County's students engaged in learning.
With the budget for the next fiscal year set, the Dawson County Board of Education has set its sights on the school system's millage rate.
Four Lanier Technical College students have been selected as the college's semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL award, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the Lanier Technical College's GOAL program.
Students from Dawson County Middle School were recently given the chance to have their writing works published for a much wider audience to see.
While it may be quite a way off, local school leaders are looking at ways to help students transition from middle to high school.
Dawson County School Superintendent Damon Gibbs gave his first address to the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce during its monthly luncheon last week.
Dawson County High School has yet another accolade to add to its list - this time in academics.
Dawson County elementary and middle school spellers are warming up and moving on to compete in this year's district spelling bee.
Dawson County School Superintendent Damon Gibbs on Wednesday said the system is prepared for the freezing weather moving into the area this evening.
The Development Authority of Dawson County, in conjunction with the Next Generation Youth Clubhouse and the Dawson County School System, supported student education in computer science by participating in the Georgia Day of Code on Dec. 10.
Each year, Dawson County High School puts on its annual art show to display the works and techniques its students learn.
For the third year in a row, Robinson Elementary continues its trend of selling ornaments.
With applications examined and hopefuls interviewed, this year's Hugh O'Brian Leadership Award winners have been announced.
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