The Dawson County school system is rounding out the first full week of the 2013-14 school year and things couldn't have gone better, according to administrators.
Lanier Technical College and the Dawson County Board of Education kicked off another school year by signing an agreement to continue the dual enrollment program they share.
Dawson County has quite a few new faces in the school system due to retiring teachers and new hires, but one new hire is working to keep the entire special education department running smoothly.
Riverview Elementary School teachers received a surprise on Monday in the form of a shopping trip to Walmart.
With the start of the 2013-14 school year on Thursday, motorists are encouraged to be mindful of buses and increased traffic.
The Dawson County Board of Education opened the doors on its new downtown central office Monday.
Former Dawson County school teacher Donna Weaver is reaching out to the community to come join Grace Presbyterian Church to get children involved in Godly Play, a program that teaches children to better understand the Bible.
Much to the collective groans of children across Dawson County, school will be opening its doors and ushering in students next week.
Dawson County students in third through eighth grades are showing gains in their Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, or CRCT, scores despite their teachers having to deal with less funding and materials, officials say.
Citing a declining tax digest and rising operational costs, the Dawson County Board of Education voted 3-0 on Friday to raise the county's millage rate by 1.7 mills.
The largest and oldest student business organization in the country will be led by a Dawson County High School student.
Students at Kilough Elementary spent last week learning how to help their fellow students in the classroom.
With a working budget set for fiscal year 2014, the Dawson County Board of Education has moved on to addressing the school system's millage rate.
Dylan Head knows what he wants to be when he grows up.
While only in its first year of activity, the Dawson County High School fishing club is already making waves.
As part of a 14-year tradition, Dawson County educators have recognized one of their own for excellence in special education.
Riverview Elementary preschoolers and kindergarteners were treated to a special reading session March 7 courtesy of Georgia's first lady.
Funding for long-sought new greenhouse complex at Dawson County High School has been approved.
For the first time in more than five years, the Dawson County Board of Education foresees no impending budget cuts.
Black's Mill Elementary is continuing its dedication to prepare students for higher learning.
The Dawson County Board of Education has taken the next step in finding a replacement for retiring Superintendent Keith Porter.
With ice and snow hitting Dawson County during January and February, students and teachers missed almost two weeks of school.
"As you know, this winter has been especially harsh, which has resulted in nine days of absences due to the inclement weather...," said Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter in a letter addressed to parents dated Feb. 21. "The difficult situation with missed days is made worse due to the fact that we started the year two days short of a full student calendar due to budget."
Dawson County teachers may be spending more days in class next school year.