Dawson County Middle School eighth-graders got a chance last week to build digital thermometers from base components. Now, they're learning to use what they created.
Third-grade students at every elementary school in Dawson County received a visit Nov. 6 from a local educational advocacy group.
The Dawson County High School yearbook staff walked away with 14 awards from the Georgia Scholastic Press Association last week.
Eighth-graders at Dawson County Middle School recently had a chance to work hands-on with technology students and professors from the University of North Georgia.
The Dawson County JROTC has won several awards and accolades in the past, but last weekend, the Raiders competed for a state honor.
More than 1,500 schools across Georgia are setting aside time this week to celebrate drug-free students.
Lanier Technical College instructors have nominated 16 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership competition, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
The pumpkin patch is full again this year, but you don't have to travel far to get the gourds.
The Dawson County Board of Education is considering adding a position that could save the school system money over the long term.
After choosing its eight teachers of the year from all Dawson County schools, the board of education has named its system Teacher of the Year.
A national insurance agency is making a local call to action for the community as a whole to take a pledge to drive safer.
For the third year, Robinson Elementary's entryway is full of pumpkins.
In an effort to further support students, Black's Mill Elementary School offers a one-on-one peer mentoring program.
Hightower Academy Teacher of the Year Niki Kenny has been in education for nearly 20 years, five of those in Dawson County.
With Halloween only a few weeks away, Riverview Middle School is gearing up for a spooky run for a good cause.
The Dawson County School System is already looking ahead to its newest generation of students.
The Dawson County Public Library will soon play host to a nationally known singer and storyteller.
Each year, the Dawson County school system sets aside a week for "exceptional students."
Dawson County students who otherwise may not have been able to afford college are getting another shot at higher education.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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