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Capitol trip, scholarships up for grabs

Sawnee EMC is offering college scholarships to current high school seniors who live in Dawson County.

December 08, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Dawsonville woman gets full-tuition scholarship

Sarah Rebecca Melton of Dawsonville was recently awarded a full-tuition scholarship by the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Georgia Foundation.

December 08, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Student’s photo tops in nation

Of the many high school student photographers in the United States, Dawson County High School has one of the best.

December 01, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Festival benefits the high school

Nearly a dozen local restaurants will showcase a collection of appetizers, entrees and desserts during the second annual Taste of Dawson High on Saturday.

December 01, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education

Thanksgiving comes early for local teachers

A joint effort between the Adult Learning Center and a local literacy program provided instructors with a pre-Thanksgiving feast last week.

November 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

‘Celebrities’ visit local schools

When students at Black's Mill Elementary heard about Celebrity Reader Day, one child asked if pop star Justin Bieber would be in attendance.

November 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Student wins at state event

More than 400 young people from across the state attended the Career and Technical Instruction Fall Leadership Conference on Nov. 11-12, including students from Dawson County.

November 24, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Program gives kids ‘head start’

Dillon Nelson is grateful for the dual enrollment program at Lanier Technical College.

November 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Officials oppose nearby school

A proposed charter school in neighboring Forsyth County has raised concern among Dawson County School System officials.

November 17, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Officials say yes to fiber optic

The Dawson County Board of Education has inked a $264,000 deal in an effort to bring faster high-speed Internet to local schools.

November 17, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

AP Scholars honored

Twelve students from Dawson County High School earned AP Scholar awards in recognition of their achievement on advanced placement exams.

November 10, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Nordson aids Wee Books

WEE Books of Dawson County's Community Action Team representatives thank the local Nordson company management team for its generous grant to the group's Childhood Literacy program.

November 10, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Reading garden dedicated

John Wayne Corcoran was not always a great reader.

November 10, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education

Teachers of the year honored

When educators select a systemwide teacher of the year, they look for certain qualities.

November 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Graduation rates are up statewide

Graduation rates in the state of Georgia rose two points over those of 2009, putting them at an all-time high of 80.8 percent, according to the office of the governor.

November 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

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New school year in full swing for Dawson

Parker Voss's pace grew slower and slower as he inched toward the bumble bee decorated door of his kindergarten classroom Friday morning.

August 12, 2015 | Michele Hester | Education

Beloved high school art teacher remembered

Dawson County lost a long-time teacher and supporter of the arts last week.

August 12, 2015 | David Renner | Education

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