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


Class of ’10 ready for graduation

Not only is the class of 2010 Dawson County High School's largest, it's also "one of the most jovial, kind-hearted bunches of kids" counselor Marjorie Poss has had the opportunity to know.

May 26, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Library closes for furloughs

The Dawson County Library will be closed May 27-31 for staff furloughs and the Memorial Day Holiday.

May 26, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Student films debut at Holly

Dawson Student Films, a program under Innovative Youth Development Inc, had its inaugural premiere May 14 at the Holly Theater in Dahlonega.

May 26, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


School has career fair

Dawson County Middle School held its inaugural Career Day on May 14.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Cornish finishes basic training

Dawson County High School 2007 graduate Dan Cornish completed basic training at Great Lakes Naval Training Center in December.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Cox leaving education post

Georgia School Superintendent Kathy Cox announced Monday she will leave her post at the end of the fiscal year to become the founding CEO of the U.S. Education Delivery Institute.

May 19, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education


Home school student receives her diploma

Dawson County resident Hannah Kathleen Rhodes graduated from homeschool on May 15.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Local students among scholarship winners

Two Dawson County High School seniors were among five selected from the area to receive a scholarship from the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals on April 22.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


High school yearbook staff brings home awards

The Dawson County High School yearbook staff received many awards at the Georgia Scholastic Press Association's annual awards banquet on April 29.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Veterans award three scholarships

The local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America last week awarded three high school students scholarships to further their academic careers.

May 17, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


Scholarships awarded on Honors Night

Dawson County High School seniors were recognized last Thursday night during the annual honors night at the Performing Arts Center on campus.

May 17, 2017 | Amy French | Education


New principal approved at Robinson

The Dawson County Board of Education voted on Monday to approve Page Arnette as the new principal for Robinson Elementary School.

May 10, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Board of ed approves random drug testing

During the May meeting of the Dawson County Board of Education, board members unanimously approved a proposal to begin random drug testing on students who ...

May 10, 2017 | Amy French | Education


‘Get comfortable being uncomfortable’

When Jeff Yalden spoke to parents and teachers last week at the Performing Arts Center at Dawson County High School, some of the things he ...

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Fifth graders consider career choices

"Not guilty," came the verdict from Kilough Elementary fifth graders on Monday.

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County JROTC earns designation honor unit distinction

The students who are a part of the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) at Dawson County High School were recently recognized for earning the ...

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Chamber honors teachers of year

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce honored its top educators with a luncheon celebrating the teachers of the year and their families last week.

May 03, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Up-and-coming kindergarteners ready for fall

Pre-kindergarten students Tristan Cantrell and Cooper Southers were anything but intimidated last week when they attended the annual kindergarten round-up in the gymnasium at Rock ...

April 19, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Teachers and students honored following Exceptional Children’s Week

During the April Dawson County Board of Education meeting, Director of Exceptional Children Hershel Bennett recognized the efforts of educators and students across the system ...

April 19, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Dawson County student gets second in state for culinary knife skills

Dawson County High School sophomore Matthew Wyckoff recently competed in the Georgia Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state culinary knife skills event ...

April 05, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Future Farmers to host annual spring plant sale

The Dawson County High School Future Farmers of America will host their annual spring plant sale from 2:30-5:30 p.m. on April 10-12 ...

April 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


Bronwynne Hill honored as Rotary Youth exchange student

The Rotary Club of Dawson County recently selected Dawson County High School junior Bronwynne Hill as this year's Rotary Youth Exchange student.

April 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


Amicalola EMC awards 136 scholarships

Amicalola EMC held its annual youth awards banquet where it awarded $133,000 in college scholarships on March 16.

April 05, 2017 | From staff reports | Education


Students strut on the red carpet

Flashes popped and necks craned as family and friends tried to get a glimpse of young authors as they stopped to give interviews on the ...

March 29, 2017 | Amy French | Education


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