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PHOTOS: Dawson County students go back to school
A teacher welcomes students back to Black’s Mill Elementary School for the first day of the 2022-23 school year on Friday, Aug. 5. - photo by Erica Jones

On Friday Aug. 5, Dawson County students and teachers alike were up bright and early to return to classes for the first day of the 2022-23 school year. 

The first semester of the 2022-23 year will run from Friday through Dec. 20, and the second semester will run from Jan. 4 through May 24. For the full 2022-23 Dawson County Schools calendar, go to