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District meets AYP after all

In a reversal of fortune, the state department of education has announced the Dawson County School System made adequate yearly progress, or AYP, after all.

October 20, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Lanier Tech recognized for adult literacy efforts

For the second consecutive year, Lanier Technical College and its partners in adult education are being recognized at the state level.

October 13, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Local students attend Georgia Youth Summit

Young leaders from Dawson County High School recently attended the Georgia Youth Summit. Held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, delegates learned about issues affecting young people and how to partner with adults to make their community a better place to live.

October 13, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Network, schools could strike deal

The Dawson County Board of Education is considering an agreement with nearby development authorities in an effort to bring faster high-speed Internet technology to local schools.

October 13, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Giving the gift of knowledge

A local group that promotes literacy spent a day last week handing out dictionaries to third grade students who go to school in Dawson County.

October 06, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Veterans offer scholarship

The local chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America is accepting applications for its 2011 scholarship program.

October 06, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Smarter than a 10-year-old contest set for Tuesday

As adults, we'd all like to think we're smarter than a 10-year-old.

October 06, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Resident gives paintings to center for adult literacy

Members of a local literacy program honored Dawson County resident Lake Gibson on Sept. 22 for his recent contribution of two paintings to the Adult Education Center.

September 29, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Morgan receives scholarship

Krista Morgan, a 2010 graduate of Dawson County High School, has been awarded the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship.

September 29, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Working to make Lanier Tech best

Russell Vandiver, 57, has a favorite saying: If you continue to do things the same way, expect to see the same results.

September 29, 2010 | By Elizabeth Burlingame DCN regional staff | Education


Slight drop in local SAT scores

Dawson County High School saw a slight decrease in average SAT, or Scholastic Aptitude Test, scores which were released recently.

September 29, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Officials tout safety

Correctly installing a child's car seat can be a matter of life and death - quite literally.

September 29, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


District aims for charter status

In an effort to offer their students, teachers and administrators more flexibility, Dawson County school officials are weighing whether to seek charter system status.

September 22, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Teachers get aid for supplies

Wal-Mart awarded 10 Dawson County educators with $100 each last week to help teachers pay for classroom supplies.

September 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Students jump rope for heart health awareness

Like many other students across the country, children at Black's Mill Elementary hopped, skipped and jumped for donations last week to benefit the American Heart Association.

September 15, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


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Lanier Tech opens doors to prospective students

Lanier Technical College opened its doors last week for prospective students to get an up close look at labs and classrooms as well as meet ...

July 20, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Hightower changing to meet students’ needs

Before the last school year began, Superintendent of Dawson County Schools Dr. Damon Gibbs wanted to see changes made at Hightower Academy. He wanted to ...

July 06, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Wade named president of GSBA

During a recent meeting of the Georgia School Boards Association, Dawson County School Board Chairman William Wade was named president.

June 29, 2016 | From staff reports, editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Lanier Technical College celebrates 50 years educating the community

FORSYTH COUNTY - Lanier Technical College hosts its share of banquets and events for groups throughout the community at the Forsyth Conference Center, but on June ...

June 16, 2016 | By Kayla Robins DCN regional staff | Education


High school performing arts center renovations near completion

Despite the torn up parking lots, construction equipment and debris both inside and out of the facilities at Dawson County High School, the Dawson County ...

June 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Junior academy invites youth to walk the police beat

School is out and it's time for local kids to start walking the beat.

June 08, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Local school system speaks out on transgender bathroom order

The ripple effects of President Barack Obama's administration's directive regarding the treatment of transgender students and their access to both restrooms and locker ...

May 25, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County High Class of 2016 graduates

After four years of hard work, practice and preparation, the graduating class at Dawson County High School had to wait a little longer to commence ...

May 25, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County High School Valedictorian Sarah Tinsley's commencement speech

Good morning! Thank you all very much for celebrating with us this great milestone in

May 25, 2016 | | Education


Dawson County Salutatorian Dana Little's commencement speech

I don't know. There, Dana, you owe me five bucks.

May 25, 2016 | | Education


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