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Summerour achieves rank

Riverside Military Academy senior cadet Harrison Summerour has achieved yet another career landmark during his schooling.

May 21, 2014 | David Renner | Education


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


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Changing work force

Growing up, Tesela Dutton wanted her first car to be a truck and her first job to be in a garage.

July 16, 2014 | Michele Hester | Education


Lanier Tech wins at national competition

A team of students from a local college has ranked nationally in a skill completion.

July 09, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Library offers tech savvy tips for all ages

Getting a tablet or any other technology device can be overwhelming and sometimes frustrating if it is not known how to use. However, the Dawson County Library is there to help.

July 09, 2014 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | Education


School board, Lanier Tech renew agreement

In a continued effort to give Dawson County students the best education possible, the board of education has renewed its contract with a local college.

July 09, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Board of education talks about millage

With the budget for the next fiscal year set, the Dawson County Board of Education has set its sights on the school system's millage rate.

July 02, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Local club to host technology day

With school out for the summer, one local hang-out for kids is keeping Dawson County's students engaged in learning.

July 02, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Officers train to protect schools

During the summer months, there are not students roaming the halls of area schools, but come August, when class is back in session, officers charged with securing their safety plan to be ready in the event of a dangerous situation.

July 02, 2014 | Michele Hester | Education


Edible food science program at the library

The Dawson County Library was flooded with kids looking for food, fun and learning last week during the Edible Science display.

June 25, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Blood drive in memory of late teacher, historian

Dawson County residents will have a chance to honor a late teacher and historian with the gift of life.

June 25, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Local doctor rides for reading

After jumping in a cold lake in February for three years in a row, Brian Burke has decided to find a warmer way to raise money for literacy.

June 25, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Lanier Technical College graduates 1,100 students

In an emotionally uplifting commencement ceremony at Free Chapel, 1,111 students graduated from Lanier Technical College on June 13.

June 18, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Fire academy aims to teach

Students on summer vacation enjoyed a soot-covered and wet time during the recent junior fire academy.

June 18, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Budget set for schools

The Dawson County Board of Education set the budget for the upcoming fiscal year at $33.9 million during a meeting Monday night.

June 11, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Teachers of the Year named

The Dawson County Board of Education has announced its list of Teachers of the Year for 2015.

June 11, 2014 | David Renner | Education


New test promotes problem solving

The Georgia Department of Education is rolling out a new set of tests to replace the old methods of assessing students.

June 11, 2014 | David Renner | Education


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