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New principal approved at Robinson
A-New Principal at RES Arnette mug
Page Arnette - photo by For the Dawson County News

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

"Mrs. Arnette is going to be a great addition to our leadership team in Dawson County as the new principal of Robinson Elementary School," said Superintendent Damon Gibbs. "She brings with her a wealth of experience from the entire K-12 spectrum and will be instrumental in helping Dawson County continue to strive for academic excellence."

Arnette will assume her new role effective July 1.

She is currently an elementary assistant principal in Forsyth County.

She will replace Principal Kim Bennett who has served at Robinson for two years.

A native of Hall County, Arnette grew up in Oakwood and began her teaching career in high school science.

She has taught high school chemistry and physical science.

Arnette has worked in multiple systems across Georgia including Oconee County, Elbert County Valdosta City and Forsyth County schools.

She also helped open Riverview Elementary School in Dawson County and served as assistant principal from 2010-2012.

Her background includes an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in secondary science education as well as a master's degree in educational leadership from Clemson University. She also has an educational specialist degree in curriculum and instruction from Piedmont College.

Arnette is married to Jeff Arnette, an educator and the head football coach at South Forsyth High School. They have two children, Kennedy and Jackson.