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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 editor@dawsonnews.com | 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 editor@dawsonnews.com | 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 editor@dawsonnews.com | 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 editor@dawsonnews.com | 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 editor@dawsonnews.com | 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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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


Wade named president of GSBA

During a recent meeting of the Georgia School Boards Association, Dawson County School Board Chairman William Wade was named president.

June 29, 2016 | From staff reports, editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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