One word to describe Kilough Elementary School's Tracey Compton?
Local school officials are preparing to tighten belts districtwide as they ready for another round of state funding cuts.
Sadie Hardsey is about six years away from graduating high school, but she knows what she plans to be when she grows up.
A Dawson County Chick-fil-A employee was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship for her service, academic excellence and leadership in the community.
Big plans for Dawson County's alternative school are moving forward.
School nurses are an integral part of the team effort that supports student success. In recognition of their hard work, May 12 was celebrated as National School Nurse Day.
Rebecca Brandt of Dawsonville was selected as recipient of the $1,000 ABC Literary Scholarship from the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and the Reading Education Association of Dawson County.
With a father who is a sheriff's officer, Taylor Swafford knows a thing or two about law enforcement.
A drastic reduction in state funding has local school officials looking at ways to save while still providing a quality education for students.
A 13-minute Civil War documentary made by two Riverview Middle School students is on its way to an international competition after winning big at the state level.
Both middle schools in Dawson County held field days last week to celebrate the year's end with athletics and teamwork.
Six students from Dawson County Middle School were honored by the Dawson Optimist Club on May 17.
Not only is the class of 2010 Dawson County High School's largest, it's also "one of the most jovial, kind-hearted bunches of kids" counselor Marjorie Poss has had the opportunity to know.
The Dawson County Library will be closed May 27-31 for staff furloughs and the Memorial Day Holiday.
Dawson Student Films, a program under Innovative Youth Development Inc, had its inaugural premiere May 14 at the Holly Theater in Dahlonega.
Dawson County Middle School's Media Specialist Kim Dutton is in the school's library and media center each day to help students reach their goals.
Two Dawson County High School students were recognized during the last board of education meeting.
The Dawson County school system was honored by the state Monday night for its financial reporting.
Robinson Elementary School kindergarten teacher Lisa Bessiere has been named teacher of the year for the downtown school.
The State of Georgia is getting ready to roll out a new set of tests for students in order to comply with the Common Core State Standards system.
After nearly two decades of work and the efforts of three teachers, Dawson County High School has a new greenhouse facility.
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.
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.
Dawson County school system teachers and administrators were in full preparation mode for starting classes this week.
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