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.
A Dawson County school teacher was recently awarded a grant through Sawnee EMC's Bright Ideas program.
Land of the free, indeed.
Business leaders and public officials honored Dawson County's teachers of the year during a luncheon March 11, where school administrators got to brag on some of the district's best educators.
Tech-savvy teenagers from Dawson County High School brought home awards this month after a successful run at a state competition.
Synergy, the competition clogging team with several Dawson County members, recently competed in the 2010 Clogging Champions of America national clogging competition, the Showdown of Champions.
The Dawson County Board of Education is moving forward with plans to redraw attendance zones to make way for the district's fourth elementary school.
The Dawson County School System will soon be able to pay for some of its projects listed in the latest 1-cent education sales tax referendum.
The scope and makeup of Dawson County's only alternative school has shifted over the years, according to Anthony Guisasola.
Both Dawson County board of education members up for re-election July 20 plan to stay put.
Charles J. Sams has finished the first phase of U.S. Navy training.
Jessica Abe set out to earn a good SAT score that would help her get into the college of her choice.
A local legislator was honored earlier this month for his support of adult literacy efforts.
A state government agency that certifies educational personnel has released the findings of an investigation into Dawson County High School's principal.
An investigation into the ethics of Dawson County High School's principal has led to a nearly month-long, unpaid suspension that begins Monday.
The Dawson County Board of Education is considering adding a position that could save the school system money over the long term.
The Dawson County Board of Education heard the concerns and questions of parents in the county last week when they held a public forum to discuss the new five-year plan for the system.
With Halloween only a few weeks away, Riverview Middle School is gearing up for a spooky run for a good cause.
Hightower Academy Teacher of the Year Niki Kenny has been in education for nearly 20 years, five of those in Dawson County.
Dawson county students were paid a visit by a local literacy group last week.
A pumpkin patch has sprouted in the lobby of Riverview Elementary School.
Students with musical interests at the high school will most likely be familiar with the school's director of choral arts.
A new collaboration is gearing up to make sure local children are not going hungry when they leave school and are home on the weekends.
The Dawson County Board of Education is seeking comments from residents to help develop a new plan for students.