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Internship opportunities in local government

Students looking for an internship this spring and summer should explore opportunities available in county government. Dawson County is currently offering internships in the finance, government and community affairs, emergency services and community development departments through the Georgia County Internship Program.

April 13, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Florentine, Thieme named top students

Principal Jute Wilson said it's always a distinct honor to recognize Dawson County High School's academic elite.

April 13, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Woman graduates 13 years later

Amanda Worley was two credits shy of earning a diploma when she was allowed to walk across the stage as part of Dawson County High School's class of 1998.

April 06, 2011 | Michele Hester | Education


School board discusses tax increase

A tax increase is among the options Dawson County school system officials are considering as they confront a projected $300,000 deficit in the district's 2012 budget.

April 06, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Young leaders compete

Students in Dawson County High School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter attended the organization's state conference held March 18-19 in Atlanta.

April 06, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


4-Hers win at district

Dawson County Cloverleaf 4-H students traveled to Blairsville to participate in District Project Achievement recently. Many of them came back winners.

April 06, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Officials support programs

Students from Dawson County High School attended a legislative luncheon Feb. 15 in Atlanta to promote support of career, technical and agriculture education programs in Georgia.

April 06, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Former first lady pushes education

If there's a time to push forward with adult literacy programs, it's now, Georgia's former first lady Shirley Miller told a group of educators March 23.

April 06, 2011 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education


Members visit Washington, D.C.

Dawson County Farm Bureau members Brad Weaver and Seth Stowers recently traveled to Washington, D.C., with other Georgia Farm Bureau young farmers to meet with Georgia's congressional delegation to discuss agriculture issues.

March 30, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Students moving in to new facility

Last weekend, Dawson County Schools celebrated what one education official called a "truly historic event."

March 30, 2011 | | Education


Prom dress drive in need of donations

Dresses, accessories and even tuxedos are on a wish list of items a local organization is collecting to help area high school students go to the prom.

March 23, 2011 | Michele Hester | Education


Zangara retiring

If you told Lois Zangara as a teenager that she'd one day be a grade school principal, she might have called you crazy.

March 23, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


School board buys 3 acres

The Dawson County Board of Education voted 4-0 on Monday to buy 3 acres on Allen Street near the system's administration building.

March 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


4-H kids back from district

Dawson County 4-H received honors during the Northeast District Project Achievement competition.

March 16, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Kilough principal retiring

The principal of Kilough Elementary School announced her retirement from the school system this week.

March 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


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Articles by Section - 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


Superintendent gives update on Dawson County schools

"How are your schools?"

August 17, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Performing Arts Center opens

On Monday evening Dawson County residents got their first look around the new Performing Arts Center on the campus of Dawson County High School.

August 10, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Dawson students go back to school

The buses fired up early Friday morning and social media was flooded with the obligatory first day photos as Dawson County students headed back to ...

August 10, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Senior attends Stamford social justice program

Dawson County High School senior Shelby Duncan participated in a social justice program this summer at Samford University.

August 03, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Mountain Education Charter High School opens in Dawson County

The Dawson County Board of Education voted on Monday night to unanimously approve Mountain Education Charter High School to begin operating out of Hightower Academy ...

July 27, 2016 | Amy French | Education


Open house at Performing Arts Center next week

The Dawson County Performing Arts Center will open its doors to the public next week.

July 26, 2016 | Amy French | Education


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


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