The Ninth District Head Start program was open Tuesday, thanks to private funding. Staff and parents were notified Monday that the preschool program was reopening, said Kay Laws, Head Start director for Ninth District Opportunity.
October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and to celebrate, Riverview Elementary is giving dimes away.
A legislative summit next week will give the community an opportunity to discuss educational issues facing the state.
The Dawson County public library is offering the community a night of fun, frights and festivities as it begins a new event.
Riverview Elementary held its first family event on Sept. 5. Named Curriculum Night, the evening for parents and children alike started with a pre-game show in which parents and students could visit their grade level homerooms to ask questions and get information about their child's classroom and curriculum for the school year. After getting all the information, everyone gathered in the gym to await the main event. Students were able to shoot hoops with the ...
Lanier Technical College graduated 1,212 students from its programs in 2012. For this year, that number currently stands at 1,101. "The large reason for that is that enrollment numbers dropped so much two years ago, we didn't have as many students in the pipeline to graduate," said President Ray Perren. There had been a 19 percent decrease in enrollment between 2010 and 2011. He pointed out that enrollment for the fall 2013 semester is up ...
After 16 years, Dawson County High School is now the property of the Dawson County Board of Education.
Dawson County High School is now home to a competition-level training course for its JROTC cadets.
Many high school students spend their summer relaxing or visiting with friends. But one Dawson County teen gave his summer up to provide comfort for those far from home.
More than 300 GED graduates, including 57 Dawson students, walked across the stage on Aug. 31, at Free Chapel in Gainesville to receive their diplomas from members of the Lanier Technical College Board of Directors.
The Dawson County school system is rounding out the first full week of the 2013-14 school year and things couldn't have gone better, according to administrators.
Lanier Technical College and the Dawson County Board of Education kicked off another school year by signing an agreement to continue the dual enrollment program they share.
Dawson County has quite a few new faces in the school system due to retiring teachers and new hires, but one new hire is working to keep the entire special education department running smoothly.
Riverview Elementary School teachers received a surprise on Monday in the form of a shopping trip to Walmart.
With the start of the 2013-14 school year on Thursday, motorists are encouraged to be mindful of buses and increased traffic.
For the second year, Robinson Elementary's entryway is full of pumpkins.