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Chick-fil-A awards $1,000 scholarship

Chick-fil-A has awarded more than $25 million in scholarship awards to restaurant team members to help them reach their educational goals and has recently awarded its national Leadership Scholarship to Desiree Ulmer from Dawsonville.

September 09, 2009 | | Education


Governor declares ‘Literacy Week’

According to Sandy Lipkowitz, reading is not just a hobby, but rather an important aspect of life on which everything is based.

September 09, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton elizabeth@dawsonnews.com | Education


Porter places sixth in national competition

Logan Porter, a senior at Dawson County High School, attended the National FBLA Conference this summer in Anaheim, Calif., where he represented Georgia in the competition for electronic career portfolio and placed sixth overall in the nation.

September 09, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton elizabeth@dawsonnews.com | Education


Student takes part in summer program

Harrison Summerour, an eighth grade student at Dawson County Middle School, participated in the summer students program for academically gifted students conducted by the Duke University Talent Identification Program.

September 09, 2009 | | Education


County sees scores on track with state

Dawson County's school chief says the system will pay closer attention to critical writing after students posted lower SAT scores.

September 09, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton elizabeth@dawsonnews.com | Education


Student safety first

Classes started back Tuesday at Southern Catholic College in Dawsonville, but school leaders have been on campus for more than a week preparing for the new year.

September 09, 2009 | Michele Hester | Education


On guard against flu

Dawson County school and safety officials are urging calm in the wake of the first confirmed case of H1N1 virus, or swine flu.

September 02, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton elizabeth@dawsonnews.com | Education


Camp for visually impaired impresses local Lions Club

The Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind recently held its "Lions Day at the Camp," an event that gives the Lions of Georgia an opportunity to visit the camp while it is in session, so they can observe campers participating in the various activities.

September 02, 2009 | | Education


Adult Learning Center celebrates GED graduates

Lanier Technical College held its annual graduation ceremony Aug. 21 to congratulate all those who had passed the GED (General Educational Development) test this past school year.

September 02, 2009 | | Education


Local Special Olympics needs more volunteers

The Dawson County Special Olympics is clearing hurdles with a new management team that is aiming to regenerate and improve the organization, one that is deemed necessary to the community, and is currently seeking volunteers.

August 26, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


Edwards tapped for state board

Dawson County's student health coordinator has been tapped to serve on a state panel charged with developing policies for handling reports of child abuse by school employees.

August 26, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


Nurse, nutrition program awarded

Just before school started, Leigh Ann Bagley took a trip to New York City where she was presented with an award based on efforts made to promote wellness and healthier life choices among students, faculty and staff at Black's Mill Elementary School.

August 19, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


Teachers graduate from academy

Recently, Dawson County's Cassandra Tallant and Jennifer Wooten completed graduation requirements for the Professional Association of Georgia Educators Teacher Academy.

August 19, 2009 | | Education


Program simulates real life

Late Saturday morning, 23-year-old Megan Smith woke up with an orange dragon tattooed on her neck and no recollection of how it got there.

August 19, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


Student art displayed at Hartsfield-Jackson airport

This summer presented a first time opportunity for many students at Robinson Elementary.

August 12, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


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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


Robinson Elementary basic school supply list

Kindergarten

July 30, 2015 | | Education


Riverview Elementary School basic supply list

Kindergarten

July 30, 2015 | | Education


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