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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


Students having a ball

In most cases, hurling objects at your mother is a bad idea.

February 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Education


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Annual event provides school supplies for students

The Dawson County School System, in coordination with Dawson County Family Connection, will be hosting the annual "Stuff the Bus" event at the end of ...

July 19, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Youth Leadership Dawson graduates first class

Future leaders of Dawson County recently graduated from a nine-month program hosted by the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and Dawson County Board of Education.

July 19, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


Scholar to present tenets of Buddhism

Author, scholar and teacher Dr. Mark Meusse will present "The Promise of Buddhist Spirituality" as a part of the Mountain Top Lectures at the University ...

July 12, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


High school improvements on schedule for fall

Work at Dawson County High School over the summer, including improvements to the media center and the construction of a new JROTC building, are on ...

July 12, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Dawson students head to national FBLA competition

Two members of Dawson County High School's Future Business Leaders of America club will be heading to California this summer to compete in a ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Covington earns finance officer certification

Beth Swafford Covington, who works with the Dawson County Board of Education, recently earned her Local Finance Officer Certification through the Carl Vinson Institute of ...

June 21, 2017 | | Education


School board approves new after school care provider

The Dawson County School Board approved a new vendor for after school care at all four Dawson elementary schools during Monday's special called meeting ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Board names new Kilough principal

During a special called meeting on Monday morning, the Dawson County Board of Education approved Teresa Conowal as the principal for Kilough Elementary School for ...

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | Education


'Kids love duct tape'

"If there is one thing I have learned personally is that kids love duct tape," said Dawson County High School rising junior Jack Trammell.

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | Education


DCHS Chamber Singers to perform with Foreigner

Dawson County High School Chamber Singer Alexis Bagley literally lost her voice because of an opportunity to sing.

May 31, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Class of 2017 graduates from Dawson County High School

The class of 2017 graduated from Dawson County High School on Saturday, signaling the end of an era for the students whose last years of ...

May 31, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


Etowah Water awards four scholarships

The Etowah Water and Sewer Authority awarded scholarships to four Dawson County High School seniors during honor's night earlier this month.

May 31, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


HOSA students compete at state level

Several students from Dawson County High School who are a part of the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) chapter recently competed in the state ...

May 31, 2017 | Amy French | Education


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