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Graduation is Saturday

With the current school year winding down, anticipation is growing with the Dawson County High School Class of 2014.

May 21, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Community honors retiring school leader

It was a veritable who's who of school superintendents and system employees, both past and present and from surrounding counties, at the Dawson County Board of Education on Sunday.

May 21, 2014 | David Renner | Education


2015 school budget discussed

With the school year drawing to a close, the Dawson County Board of Education has begun preparations for next year.

May 14, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Scholarship set up in honor of drowning victim

One mother is turning tragedy into opportunity for Dawson County students.

May 14, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Scholars receive honors, awards

Dawson County's soon-to-be graduates were recently showered with praise and money.

May 14, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Retiring teacher organizes last show

Each year, Dawson County High School puts on an art show to display the growing talents of its art students, and each year art teacher Chris Gore is there to lead them.

May 07, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Kilough student’s art chosen for mailer

Kilough Elementary School student Macie Rahn didn't know she would have her art mailed to residents in Northeast Georgia when she drew her picture of a red bird.

May 07, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Career fair showcases futures for students

Nearly 200 Dawson County fifth-grade students were treated to demonstrations of various professions from around the area.

April 30, 2014 | David Renner | Education


High school principal leaving

Dawson County High School Principal Jute Wilson has been named the sole finalist to become the next school superintendent in Lamar County.

April 30, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Middle-schoolers perform ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

While most middle schools are putting on comedies and musicals, one is departing from the norm with a stage production about a very dark time for the world.

April 30, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Drive benefits homeless students

Each day, children in Dawson County are picked up by their parents or ride the bus to go home. But a small group of those students may not be heading for a home of their own.

April 30, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Lanier Tech's Byers named technical instructor of 2014

April 25, 2014 | By Andrew Akers aakers@gainesvilletimes.com | Education


DCHS principal named sole finalist for Lamar County superintendent

Jute Wilson, principal at Dawson County High School, last night was named the sole finalist for Lamar County School Superintendent.

April 23, 2014 | Michele Hester | Education


Pageant promotes band, confidence

The Miss Dawson County beauty pageant was held at Dawson County High School as a fundraiser for the school's band. The annual pageants include Little Miss, Tiny Miss, Wee Miss, Junior Miss and Miss Dawson County.

April 23, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Oratorical winner is bound for state

One Dawson County middle school student is racing to the top of public speaking.

April 23, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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Spring games benefit children

Athletes from both Dawson and Lumpkin counties will gather at Dawson County High School for the Dawson/Lumpkin Spring Games tomorrow.

April 01, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Kindergarten registration April 17

The Dawson County School System is already looking ahead to its newest generation of students.

March 25, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Musician and storyteller to perform at library

The Dawson County Public Library will soon play host to a nationally known singer and storyteller.

March 25, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Week highlights children of all abilities

Each year, the Dawson County school system sets aside a week for "exceptional students."

March 18, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Program helps Dawson County students achieve

Dawson County students who otherwise may not have been able to afford college are getting another shot at higher education.

March 18, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Voters approve education tax extension

Dawson County voters have decided to extend the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for a fifth time.

The tax received 398 votes (83.44 percent) in favor to 79 votes (16.56 percent) against it.

March 17, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Schools plan make-up days

Students returned to school last week following a period of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.

March 11, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Sales tax referendum set for next week

Dawson County voters will get a say this and next week over whether or not they want a 1-cent educational sales tax to continue.

March 11, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Dawson County student and teacher reaching for the STARs

Some students plan and schedule to be the best student they can be. For others, hard work and a thirst for knowledge help them reach for the stars.

March 04, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Dawson crowns best school speller

With words like "spaceship" flying out of the caller's mouth, the Dawson County System-wide Spelling Bee was sure to make its winner "famous," which, coincidentally, was another of the words that the county's best spellers had to figure out to move on.

February 04, 2015 | David Renner | Education


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