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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.
After jumping in a cold lake in February for three years in a row, Brian Burke has decided to find a warmer way to raise money for literacy.
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Each year, the Dawson County school system sets aside a week for "exceptional students."
Dawson County students who otherwise may not have been able to afford college are getting another shot at higher education.
Dawson County voters have decided to extend the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for a fifth time.
The tax received 398 votes (83.44 percent) in favor to 79 votes (16.56 percent) against it.
Students returned to school last week following a period of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.
Dawson County voters will get a say this and next week over whether or not they want a 1-cent educational sales tax to continue.
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