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Locals learn about poverty

Dawson County residents wanted to see how some families live.

February 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Word wiz wins bee

The best young spellers in town gathered last week for the school-wide bee, an hour-long alphabetical battle.

February 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Program celebrates 14th year of service

In 2009 the senate of the United States signed a resolution designating January as National Mentoring Month.

January 27, 2010 | | Education


Teacher pay could be based on performance

Gov. Sonny Perdue is looking to change the way teachers get paid in Georgia, basing salaries on performance instead of tenure and advanced degrees.

January 27, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


‘Best of a bad situation’

Some students in Bill Wood's GED preparation course come from the school of hard knocks.

January 27, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Schools face more furloughs

Education cuts announced last week by Gov. Sonny Perdue mean Dawson County school employees will have three furlough days for the second half of the academic year.

January 20, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Board inks emergency Red Cross shelter deal

The Dawson County Board of Education voted 4-0 at the Jan. 11 meeting to sign a contract with the American Red Cross for use of school facilities in case disaster strikes.

January 20, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


2 schools honored by state

It was no surprise to Riverview Middle School's principal that his students placed high in a statewide program that recognizes achievement.

January 20, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Slaton, Wade named as 2010 BOE officers

The Dawson County Board of Education voted 4-0 on Jan. 11 to make Roger Slaton 2010 chairman.

January 20, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Ethics panel looks at school official

The state government agency that certifies educational personnel is investigating the conduct of Dawson County High School's principal.

January 20, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Students compete in bee

Black's Mill Elementary School held its spelling bee Jan. 15 in the media center, where fourth and fifth grade students competed for the title of spelling champ.

January 20, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Award recipient thanks Rotarians for education

Local rotarians welcomed an 18-year-old native of Scotland last week during the organization's regular breakfast meeting.

January 13, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Too cool for school

Frigid winter weather continued to make its presence felt early this week, disrupting school and travel in parts of Dawson County.

January 13, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Schools to close early Thursday

Dawson County Schools will be dismissed early Thursday as the result of a wintry weather forecast.

January 06, 2010 | | Education


National bulletin touts DCHS

A career and technical program at Dawson County High School recently received national attention in an education newsletter that promotes academic performance.

December 30, 2009 | Frank Reddy | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Dawson County 4-H looking for volunteers to expand programs

The Dawson County 4-H program is looking to expand what it offers to students in the area.

September 02, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Interact Club gives middle-schoolers a chance to lead

What was once a high school-only club is now spreading to the middle school level.

September 02, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Middle school teacher wins award for lesson in Holocaust

Riverview Middle School teacher Sherry Browning had a rare experience over the summer.

August 26, 2015 | David Renner | Education


School system continues tradition of excellent financial reporting

The Dawson County School System has once again been honored by the state for its financial reporting.

August 19, 2015 | David Renner | Education


School district representatives tour Marietta aeronautics facility

Dawson County school administrators recently got the chance to see where some of the nation's best military planes are manufactured.

August 12, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Longtime Robinson Elementary principal returns to school system

When former Robinson Elementary principal Roxanne Howard announced her retirement in May, she said she wasn't sure what the next chapter in her life ...

August 12, 2015 | David Renner | Education


New school year in full swing for Dawson

Parker Voss's pace grew slower and slower as he inched toward the bumble bee decorated door of his kindergarten classroom Friday morning.

August 12, 2015 | Michele Hester | Education


Beloved high school art teacher remembered

Dawson County lost a long-time teacher and supporter of the arts last week.

August 12, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Dawson County schools back in session Friday

Summer officially comes to a close Friday, when Dawson County schools start back in session that morning.

August 05, 2015 | David Renner | Education


First Lady Sandra Deal visits Dawson County

Georgia's First Lady was back in Dawson County last week to spread the word on childhood literacy.

August 05, 2015 | David Renner | Education


First Lady of Georgia wants to Get Georgia Reading

Georgia's First Lady Sandra Deal was welcomed with open arms and ears yesterday afternoon when she came to Dawson County as part of her ...

July 31, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Dawson County schools' open house schedules

Elementary schools: 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 4

July 30, 2015 | | Education


Riverview Middle basic school supply list

Eighth grade

July 30, 2015 | | Education


Dawson County Middle basic school supply list

Sixth grade

July 30, 2015 | | Education


Kilough Elementary basic school supply list

Kindergarten

July 30, 2015 | | Education


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