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Turner named regional president for Y-Club

Tatum Turner, a junior at Dawson County High School, was named president of the Northwest District of the Georgia Y-Club during last month's Christian Life Conference held in Covington.

Turner has been elected for the upcoming 2011-12 term as one of four presidents serving the four Georgia regions of the Y-Club.

June 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Education

Student headed to Washington

In just a few weeks, a young girl from Black's Mill Elementary will join others nominated from around the country to participate in a leadership conference in Washington, D.C.

June 01, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education

‘Tomorrow’s leaders’

Friends and family of Dawson County High's graduating seniors lined up this weekend to watch the young men and women receive their diplomas.

June 01, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education

County manager to chair Lanier Tech foundation

A Dawson County man was recently elected to lead a foundation that supports Lanier Technical College.

Kevin Tanner, 39, who has served as vice chairman of the college's foundation board of trustees for the past 18 months, will begin his one-year term as chairman July 1.

May 25, 2011 | Michele Hester | Education

Seniors prepare to graduate

As students prepare to walk down the aisle in their caps and gowns, there's a certain energy that surrounds the week leading up to graduation day, according to Jute Wilson.

"It's a culmination," said Wilson, Dawson County High School principal. "After 13 years of school, just to see the look on the kids' faces ... it's amazing.

May 25, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education

A quarter more for school lunch

When students return from summer break, school lunch will cost a quarter more.

May 18, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education

Spotlight on schools

An employee with the Dawson County School System was recently featured online in a national publication that focuses on technology in K-12 Schools.

May 18, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education

Department honors staff

Emergency personnel enjoyed a cookout Monday at Dawson County Station 1 in celebration of National EMS Week.

May 18, 2011 | Michele Hester | Education

Compton takes helm at Kilough

As Tracey Compton celebrates her 20th year with the Dawson County School System, she's taking on a new role.

May 18, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education

Compton to take over at Kilough Elementary

Following recent news that Kilough Elementary School Principal Lois Zangara will retire next month, the Dawson County School Board voted 4-0 on May 9 to promote administrator Tracey Compton to the position.

May 11, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education

Charter status possible

Dawson County could soon join the ranks of school systems in the state seeking more flexibility.

May 11, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education

Seniors shine at honors night

Dawson County Schools honored some of its best and brightest recently during an awards ceremony at the high school.

May 11, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education

Senior named Beta scholar

The National Beta Club announced that Amanda Florentine has been named a Beta Scholar that entitles her to a scholarship award.

May 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Education

Local celebrities read to students at Riverview

Students at Riverview Elementary School got a visit from some local leaders of the community last week during the new school's inaugural Celebrity Reader Day.

May 11, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education

Kids eat free in June

For the first time ever, the Dawson County School System will be offering free lunch during the month of June to all children.

May 04, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education

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Service organization gives away books at Black’s Mill

First, second and third grade students at Black's Mill Elementary School got a surprise visit last week that left them each with a brand ...

October 19, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Elementary students consider career choices

Students from Black's Mill Elementary School spent last Friday getting a glimpse into the future with their second annual "Crayons to Careers" event.

October 19, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Jobs for Georgia Graduates holds initiation ceremony

The Dawson County High School Jobs for Georgia Graduates (JGG) program initiated its members for the 2016-17 school year Tuesday morning at the Performing Arts ...

October 19, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Dawson County leaders celebrate Georgia Pre-K Week

Leaders across the state of Georgia showed their support for early childhood education by joining pre-k students in their classrooms all last week for the ...

October 12, 2016 | Amy French | Education

School nurses recognized during board meeting

During the October Dawson County Board of Education meeting, the board took time to recognize the school nurses of the local school system.

October 12, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Souto receives Taking Care of Business Award

Director of Special Education for Dawson County Schools Hershel Bennett presented Jennifer Souto with a special award during the October meeting of the board of ...

October 12, 2016 | Amy French | Education

RES raises money for childhood cancer

Last Thursday at Robinson Elementary School, a visitor might have mistaken the school for a secret hideout of superheroes.

October 05, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Tiger Den Cafe opens in school library

With a new school year comes a new program, Community Based Instruction.

October 05, 2016 | By Nicole Garbuzovas | Education

School system wins financial reporting award for third year

The Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts recently presented the Dawson County School System with the Award of Distinction for Excellent Financial Reporting for the ...

September 28, 2016 | Amy French | Education

REACH scholars named in ceremony

Five students from Dawson County Junior High School signed contracts as REACH scholars in a ceremony last week at the school in front of parents ...

September 28, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Board approves funding for JROTC building

Dawson County High School's JRTOC program should soon have a new facility to call home.

September 21, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Construction begins next month on new Lanier Tech campus

Lanier Technical College officially broke ground Friday morning for a new $100 million campus on Howard Road, just off Ga. 365 in Hall County.

September 14, 2016 | By Ron Bridgeman DCN regional staff | Education

Board of education openly opposes Amendment 1

The Dawson County Board of Education voted unanimously during Monday night's monthly board meeting to support a resolution to oppose Gov. Nathan Deal's ...

September 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Dawson County students excel on the ACT

The news for Georgia schools is good and even better for Dawson County High School.

August 31, 2016 | Amy French | Education


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