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Santa makes his list and checks it twice

It's still three weeks until Christmas, but some kids got a jump start on their holiday wish-lists this year.

December 02, 2009 | Frank Reddy | Education

College installs president

The Archbishop and Archdiocese of Atlanta were part of a procession Monday afternoon that welcomed a new president at Southern Catholic College in Dawsonville.

December 02, 2009 | Michele Hester | Education

Reading at Robinson

There was no red carpet or flashing camera bulbs at Robinson Elementary last week.

November 25, 2009 | Frank Reddy | Education

Hester graduates training

Michael James Hester, 20, graduated from the Naval Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. on Oct. 30.

November 25, 2009 | | Education

Rhythm and rhyme

A singing, dancing troupe of local youngsters are spending weeknights gearing up for a competition in January, where they'll try and outperform others from around the country.

November 25, 2009 | Frank Reddy | Education

UCB picks junior board of directors

United Community Bank has announced the 2009-2010 Junior Board of Directors for Dawson County.

November 25, 2009 | | Education

Students get creative for photography show

The Dawson County Mentoring Program recently presented "Reflections of Relics Remembered" photography show at the Bowen Center for the Arts.

November 18, 2009 | | Education

Grant funds rescue kits for Dawson Co. students

Thanks to a recent CPR training grant, Dawson County school nurses are "enlisting the help of students to save lives."

November 18, 2009 | Frank Reddy | Education

Officials stepping up surveillance at school

While it could be nine months before a new elementary school opens in southern Dawson County, officials moved forward last week with plans for a security system in the building.

November 18, 2009 | Frank Reddy | Education

Youth aids seniors

One local young man found a unique way to work toward his Eagle Scout rank, while at the same time helping seniors, shut-ins and those with special needs.

November 11, 2009 | Frank Reddy | Education

Middle school student named essay winner

Thirteen-year-old Michael Putlak was a young man on a mission when he sat down to pen an essay on Veterans Day.

November 11, 2009 | Frank Reddy | Education

Schools earn Title I honor

All three Dawson County elementary schools - Black's Mill, Kilough and Robinson - have been named Title I Distinguished Schools.

November 11, 2009 | Frank Reddy | Education

Ex-meth addict warns students of dangers

Cari McDonald remembers the first time she smoked pot.

November 04, 2009 | Michele Hester | Education

Weaver plans to keep pumpkins sprouting

It all started with a cardboard sign in his front yard that read, 'Pumpkins for sale.'

November 04, 2009 | Frank Reddy | Education

No place like home

At the urging of her teenage son, a Dawsonville woman has taken in more than 50 children over the last seven years as a foster parent.

November 04, 2009 | Michele Hester | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

Rotary recognizes student of the month

The Rotary Club of Dawson County's Student of the Month for September is Megan Morley, a fifth grader at Black's Mill Elementary.

October 07, 2015 | Michele Hester | Education

Program encourages young scholars to stay the course

Dawson County's young scholars are getting a chance from the state to continue their education after high school.

September 30, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Parents, students bond at school over dodgeball

Two Dawson County elementary schools recently came together to compete for the title of best mother-son dodgeball team.

September 23, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Dawson GED program recognized

Instructors and students at the Dawson County Adult Learning Center were recently recognized for achievements in GED testing.

September 23, 2015 | From staff reports | Education

A new year and a new leader for DCHS band

The Dawson County High School band started off the new school year with a fresh start.

September 16, 2015 | By Jake Alvarado For the Dawson Community News, | Education

Adult education celebrates GED recipients

Dawson County adult education advocates are celebrating a new round of GED graduates.

September 08, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Tigers help elementary students

Most high school students worry about getting to class on time or dealing with that younger sibling, but 17 of Dawson County High School's ...

September 08, 2015 | David Renner | Education

SAT scores show steady hold for state, national decline

Dawson County High School is right there with the rest of the state in regards to SAT scores.

September 08, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Teachers shoot hoops to bring fun to learning

Riverview Elementary parents and students last week had a chance to learn about Title I programs and have a little fun at the same time.

September 08, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Dawson County 4-H looking for volunteers to expand programs

The Dawson County 4-H program is looking to expand what it offers to students in the area.

September 02, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Interact Club gives middle-schoolers a chance to lead

What was once a high school-only club is now spreading to the middle school level.

September 02, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Middle school teacher wins award for lesson in Holocaust

Riverview Middle School teacher Sherry Browning had a rare experience over the summer.

August 26, 2015 | David Renner | Education

School system continues tradition of excellent financial reporting

The Dawson County School System has once again been honored by the state for its financial reporting.

August 19, 2015 | David Renner | Education


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