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History brought to life at Kilough Elementary

Students at Kilough Elementary School had the opportunity to step back into time on Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday with "Honest Abe" himself.

February 18, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Student artwork on display

A high school art project landed designs of several Dawson County students on display at the Bowen Center for the Arts.

February 11, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Student center renovated at Gainesville College

Gainesville State College leaders of past and present gathered at noon Jan. 28 to celebrate the grand opening of the $8.2 million expanded and renovated student center.

February 04, 2009 | By Jessica Jordan DCN Regional Staff | Education

Vocational rehabilitation available

The task of finding a job can, at times, be difficult and applicants are at the mercy of several different factors that determine employment including meeting qualifications and number of years of experience, to having a disability or a felony on their record.

February 04, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Book program back on track

A new organization hopes to rekindle children's interest in reading, starting with Dawson County's youngest residents.

February 04, 2009 | Michele Hester | Education

School nurses at risk

A proposal that would eliminate state funding for school nurses worries Rebecca Rhoades.

February 04, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Spelling has ‘appeal’ to student

Andy Castleberry, a seventh-grader from Riverview Middle School, won the county's systemwide spelling bee Friday.

January 28, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Greer named teacher of the year

Jerri Greer of Dawson County High School was named Outstanding Teacher Of The Year in the Exceptional Students Department during a recent board of education meeting.

January 28, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosts food drive

The Riverview Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes club spent the two weeks before Christmas break sponsoring a canned food drive to support the local Dawson County RIC Rack food bank.

January 28, 2009 | | Education

Fourth grader wins Kilough Spelling Bee

Students from the fourth and fifth grades participated in Kilough Elementary School's spelling bee Friday, Jan. 9.

January 21, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Doing more with less

Though enrollment in the Technical College System of Georgia swelled nearly 4 percent in the past year, state funding of the 33-college system has diminished by 8 percent since July.

January 21, 2009 | By Jessica Jordan DCN regional staff | Education

Seniors taking work ready test

Dawson County students are taking part this week in a new program that can better prepare them for life beyond high school.

January 21, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Local sophomores receive HOBY Leadership Award

The Dawson County Woman's Club named Dawson County High School sophomores Katie Simmons and MacKenzie Myers as winners of the 2009 Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership award.

January 21, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education

Amicalola EMC awarding scholarships

Three, deserving students from the local area will be awarded all expense paid trips to Washington, D.C. to travel during June 2009 and $600 college scholarships by Amicalola Electric Membership Corporation.

January 14, 2009 | | Education

Local students support humane society

Riverview Middle School Student Council members selected the Dawson County Humane Society as their community service project during the 2008-2009 school year.

January 14, 2009 | | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

Art show finds new direction of travel

Each year, Dawson County High School puts on its annual art show to display the works and techniques its students learn.

December 17, 2014 | David Renner | Education

Ornaments benefit needy

For the third year in a row, Robinson Elementary continues its trend of selling ornaments.

December 10, 2014 | David Renner | Education

Youth leadership award winners named

With applications examined and hopefuls interviewed, this year's Hugh O'Brian Leadership Award winners have been announced.

December 10, 2014 | David Renner | Education

Lanier Tech named state's top technical college

December 05, 2014 | By Kristen Oliver DCN regional staff | Education

Board bids farewell

After several decades serving on the Dawson County Board of Education, the local school system bid farewell to board member Cecil Bennett Nov. 22.

November 26, 2014 | David Renner | Education

Science night aims to get kids excited to learn

Riverview Elementary School students got a chance earlier this month to experiment with forces of physics, chemicals and the human body.

November 19, 2014 | David Renner | Education

Yearbook staff awarded

The Dawson County High School yearbook staff walked away with 14 awards from the Georgia Scholastic Press Association last week.

November 12, 2014 | From staff reports | Education

Dawson students

Third-grade students at every elementary school in Dawson County received a visit Nov. 6 from a local educational advocacy group.

November 12, 2014 | David Renner | Education

Science put into practice

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.

November 12, 2014 | David Renner | Education

Board of education plans for future

The Dawson County Board of Education has big hopes for what it believes will be a great boon to its students.

November 12, 2014 | David Renner | Education

Local cadets finish second at state

The Dawson County JROTC has won several awards and accolades in the past, but last weekend, the Raiders competed for a state honor.

November 05, 2014 | David Renner | Education

College, middle school partner

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.

November 05, 2014 | David Renner | Education

Lanier Technical College nominates students for award

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.

October 29, 2014 | From staff reports | Education

Red Ribbon Week will focus on drug awareness

More than 1,500 schools across Georgia are setting aside time this week to celebrate drug-free students.

October 29, 2014 | David Renner | Education

Pumpkins benefit art

The pumpkin patch is full again this year, but you don't have to travel far to get the gourds.

October 22, 2014 | David Renner | Education


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