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Elementary essay winners announced

Each year Dawson County Retired Educators Association sponsors an essay contest for fifth grade students. The topic this year was: "Grandparents, or other adult relative, who have influenced my life."

July 14, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Funding approved for school building

Construction on a new alternative school building could soon begin after school officials last week approved the facility's funding.

July 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

FFA winner honored

Sen. Chip Pearson, R-Dawsonville, has honored Bradley Weaver with an official Senate Resolution (SR 839) commending the Dawson County resident for winning the National Future Farmers of America Agricultural Sales-Entrepreneurship Proficiency Award.

July 14, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Educator tops in state

One word to describe Kilough Elementary School's Tracey Compton?

July 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

More cuts coming

Local school officials are preparing to tighten belts districtwide as they ready for another round of state funding cuts.

July 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Cadets awarded for superior skills

Sadie Hardsey is about six years away from graduating high school, but she knows what she plans to be when she grows up.

June 30, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education

Local woman given scholarship

A Dawson County Chick-fil-A employee was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship for her service, academic excellence and leadership in the community.

June 23, 2010 | | Education

Crossroads changes name

Big plans for Dawson County's alternative school are moving forward.

June 23, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Nursing services support students' success

School nurses are an integral part of the team effort that supports student success. In recognition of their hard work, May 12 was celebrated as National School Nurse Day.

June 09, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Brandt awarded scholarship

Rebecca Brandt of Dawsonville was selected as recipient of the $1,000 ABC Literary Scholarship from the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and the Reading Education Association of Dawson County.

June 09, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Protect, serve ... educate

With a father who is a sheriff's officer, Taylor Swafford knows a thing or two about law enforcement.

June 09, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education

Board OKs budget

A drastic reduction in state funding has local school officials looking at ways to save while still providing a quality education for students.

June 09, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education

Film by students takes top honors

A 13-minute Civil War documentary made by two Riverview Middle School students is on its way to an international competition after winning big at the state level.

June 02, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Field day for middle schools

Both middle schools in Dawson County held field days last week to celebrate the year's end with athletics and teamwork.

June 02, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

DCMS students honored by Dawson Optimist Club

Six students from Dawson County Middle School were honored by the Dawson Optimist Club on May 17.

June 02, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

Service organization gives away books at Black’s Mill

First, second and third grade students at Black's Mill Elementary School got a surprise visit last week that left them each with a brand ...

October 19, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Elementary students consider career choices

Students from Black's Mill Elementary School spent last Friday getting a glimpse into the future with their second annual "Crayons to Careers" event.

October 19, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Jobs for Georgia Graduates holds initiation ceremony

The Dawson County High School Jobs for Georgia Graduates (JGG) program initiated its members for the 2016-17 school year Tuesday morning at the Performing Arts ...

October 19, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Dawson County leaders celebrate Georgia Pre-K Week

Leaders across the state of Georgia showed their support for early childhood education by joining pre-k students in their classrooms all last week for the ...

October 12, 2016 | Amy French | Education

School nurses recognized during board meeting

During the October Dawson County Board of Education meeting, the board took time to recognize the school nurses of the local school system.

October 12, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Souto receives Taking Care of Business Award

Director of Special Education for Dawson County Schools Hershel Bennett presented Jennifer Souto with a special award during the October meeting of the board of ...

October 12, 2016 | Amy French | Education

RES raises money for childhood cancer

Last Thursday at Robinson Elementary School, a visitor might have mistaken the school for a secret hideout of superheroes.

October 05, 2016 | Amy French | Education

Tiger Den Cafe opens in school library

With a new school year comes a new program, Community Based Instruction.

October 05, 2016 | By Nicole Garbuzovas | Education

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


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