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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


School board has ‘tough decisions’ ahead

Shrinking state and federal funds are making it increasingly difficult for local school officials to balance the system's fiscal year 2012 budget.

March 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Students shine

The week of March 7-11 was "a thrill" for those involved with special education in Dawson County.

March 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Young author visits school

The fiction of Sarah Voskamp has not yet topped the New York Times Best Seller List, but she's done quite nicely for a 10 year old.

March 09, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Brogdon takes aim at victory

A young markswoman from Dawsonville has her sights set on winning an upcoming national rifle competition.

March 09, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Best interests at heart

Teachers, faculty and staff of Robinson Elementary have recently learned that the school nurse is there to help everyone, not just the students.

March 02, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Young pilot soars as STAR

Good grades are one thing, said Dawson County High School Principal Jute Wilson, but doing exceptionally well on a national standardized test is quite another.

March 02, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


SACS report examines school district

An academic accreditation review team that visited local schools last month has released its official report, much of which reflects well on the Dawson County School System.

March 02, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Upcoming pageants support school band

Deadlines are coming up to enter this year's Miss Dawson County Beauty Pageants - the band boosters' chief fundraiser for the school year.

February 23, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


‘Go jump in the lake’

"Shocking ... Breathtaking ... chillingly cold."

February 23, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


‘Planting seeds’ at career day

Ninth and tenth graders got a glimpse at a wide range of occupational options last week during the high school's annual career day event.

February 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


Lanier Tech expands to Lumpkin

Leaders with Lanier Technical College met with Lumpkin County School System officials Monday to ink a contract that could extend new opportunities to high school students in the area.

February 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


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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


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


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