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Teacher gets grant

A Dawson County school teacher was recently awarded a grant through Sawnee EMC's Bright Ideas program.

March 31, 2010 | From staff reports | Education


Student enjoys historical trip

Land of the free, indeed.

March 31, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Chamber honors teachers

Business leaders and public officials honored Dawson County's teachers of the year during a luncheon March 11, where school administrators got to brag on some of the district's best educators.

March 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Hard-wired for success

Tech-savvy teenagers from Dawson County High School brought home awards this month after a successful run at a state competition.

March 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Local dance team competes nationally

Synergy, the competition clogging team with several Dawson County members, recently competed in the 2010 Clogging Champions of America national clogging competition, the Showdown of Champions.

March 24, 2010 | By Kirstie Broadwell For the Dawson Community News | Education


School districts to change

The Dawson County Board of Education is moving forward with plans to redraw attendance zones to make way for the district's fourth elementary school.

March 17, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Funding ready for projects

The Dawson County School System will soon be able to pay for some of its projects listed in the latest 1-cent education sales tax referendum.

March 17, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Local school at a crossroads

The scope and makeup of Dawson County's only alternative school has shifted over the years, according to Anthony Guisasola.

March 17, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


School leaders seek re-election

Both Dawson County board of education members up for re-election July 20 plan to stay put.

March 10, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Sams completes phase of training

Charles J. Sams has finished the first phase of U.S. Navy training.

March 10, 2010 | From staff reports | Education


STAR student named

Jessica Abe set out to earn a good SAT score that would help her get into the college of her choice.

March 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Amerson recognized for literacy efforts

A local legislator was honored earlier this month for his support of adult literacy efforts.

March 03, 2010 | From staff reports | Education


Panel releases findings on principal

A state government agency that certifies educational personnel has released the findings of an investigation into Dawson County High School's principal.

March 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Principal suspended without pay

An investigation into the ethics of Dawson County High School's principal has led to a nearly month-long, unpaid suspension that begins Monday.

February 26, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Special needs advocates honored during ceremony

A Kilough Elementary staffer will represent Dawson County, when she attends a meeting next week honoring those who go above and beyond for special education students.

February 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


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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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