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District zones are a done deal

The Dawson County school board took a final vote last week to redraw attendance zones, making way for the district's fourth elementary school.

April 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


JROTC program taking shape

Starting next year, it won't be uncommon to spot some impeccably well-dressed students in uniform at Dawson County High School.

April 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Students enjoy lunch

Students at Crossroads School treated each other to a nice lunch last week as they took part in an annual work-readiness event put on by school officials.

April 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


PTSO plans safety event

A parent-teacher organization from Dawson County Middle School is planning a free safety-themed event for April 17 that aims to teach children how best to prevent accidents.

April 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Lanier Tech leaders plan for future

Community leaders and officials with Lanier Technical College gathered Monday to talk about the school's role in Dawson County.

April 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


College closing stuns community

Students at a Catholic college in Dawsonville returned from spring break Monday to begin packing to say goodbye for the semester.

April 13, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Students excel at the state level

Dawson County High was well represented at the state level in the past month.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Spring Fling planned

The chill of winter weather has passed, and Black's Mill Elementary School is celebrating the new season with a nighttime festival.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Eagle scouts honored

Two local young men were recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout after meeting with a board of review last week.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Daughter talks of mom’s military service as pilot

World War II is a popular subject for students at Riverview Middle School, but there's at least one wartime story they aren't reading in their history books, yet.

April 07, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Sawnee hands out scholarships

A Dawson County student was awarded a scholarship last week from the Sawnee EMC Foundation.

April 07, 2010 | From staff reports | Education


CHAMPS honored

Fifth graders in Dawson County were applauded by teachers, officials and parents last week, who celebrated the students' graduation from a safety promotion program at school.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Broadwell crowned Miss Dawson County

Walking on stage as one of the top five contestants in Saturday night's Miss Dawson County pageant, Kirstie Broadwell smiled confidently at the crowd of friends and family in the audience.

March 31, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


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


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Schools make up for January inclement weather

Dawson County Schools will be open on Feb. 20 to make up for a snow day taken last month.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Lanier Tech student chosen as college’s GOAL winner

Lauren Hockaday, a firefighter and EMSP student at Lanier Technical College, has been named the school's winner for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership ...

February 08, 2017 | | Education


Dawson native, nursing student wins national recognition

Twenty-four-year-old nursing student Amberly Hedden is one of the lucky ones.

February 01, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


Kilough student to compete at international pageant

Nine-year-old Makana Tate loves her high heels.

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Eighth-grader out-spells competition

The culmination of several spelling bees across the Dawson County School System, last week's event in the Dawson County Junior High School auditorium resulted ...

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Donald W. Moss Scholarship now open to Dawson students

The Donald Moss Scholarship Fund is now open for applications. This is the first year that the scholarship is open to Dawson County students who ...

January 18, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


Spelling bees take place in preparation for system-wide event

Thirty middle school spellers sat nervously on stage at Dawson County Middle School last week for the annual spelling bee that ended up going through ...

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Board of ed approves Rick Brown as chief operations officer

During last week's Dawson County Board of Education meeting, the board approved current Chief Academic Officer Rick Brown to take on a new position ...

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Sawnee EMC accepting applications for scholarships and trip

The Sawnee Foundation Youth Scholarship program, a part of Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation (Sawnee EMC) is currently accepting applications for scholarships for high school seniors.

January 04, 2017 | | Education


Middle school math teacher quietly impacting her students

Sixth grade math teacher at Dawson County Middle School Christie Downs likes to, as she says, "fly under the radar."

December 28, 2016 | Amy French | Education


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