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Slight drop in local SAT scores

Dawson County High School saw a slight decrease in average SAT, or Scholastic Aptitude Test, scores which were released recently.

September 29, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Officials tout safety

Correctly installing a child's car seat can be a matter of life and death - quite literally.

September 29, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

District aims for charter status

In an effort to offer their students, teachers and administrators more flexibility, Dawson County school officials are weighing whether to seek charter system status.

September 22, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Teachers get aid for supplies

Wal-Mart awarded 10 Dawson County educators with $100 each last week to help teachers pay for classroom supplies.

September 22, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Students jump rope for heart health awareness

Like many other students across the country, children at Black's Mill Elementary hopped, skipped and jumped for donations last week to benefit the American Heart Association.

September 15, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

New classes at education center

Beginning in the fall quarter, the Dawson County Adult Education Center of Lanier Technical College will present a math class that is sure to help participants through these troubled economic times.

September 15, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Potter to resign from NGCSU

In kicking off the school year at North Georgia College & State University on Sept. 9, President David Potter announced at the faculty-staff convocation that he plans to step down from his position in May and possibly return to teaching at a later date.

September 15, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education

Hard work a joy to canines

Kyle Maciolek loves animals. So it made sense that his Eagle Scout project should benefit a group like the Humane Society.

September 15, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Book sale set at library this week

The Dawson County Library is selling a variety of used books, movies and audio material Thursday through Saturday in order to raise funds for new materials and programs.

September 08, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

Volunteers needed

A non-profit organization that provides community based mentoring to youth is looking for volunteers to spend time with young people in Dawson County.

September 08, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Vandiver named president of Lanier Tech

Russell Vandiver, who has worked at Lanier Technical College for 34 years, was appointed the new president of the school Thursday afternoon.

September 03, 2010 | By Elizabeth Burlingame DCN regional staff | Education

‘You’re a team’

As Sgt. Steve Pamplin watched high school students arrive for class last week, he noticed something remarkable.

September 01, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Principal chosen for class

The principal of Dawson County High School has been selected to take part in a statewide program that promotes leadership in school administrators.

August 25, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Play cottage honors longtime librarian

Staff at the Dawson County Library have honored the work of a late children's librarian by adding something fun for the kids at the local branch.

August 25, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Locals receive scholarships

A fast food restaurant chain honored Dawsonville residents Caitlyn Carr and Amelia Ledford last week with scholarships for $1,000 each.

August 25, 2010 | From staff reports | Education

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Articles by Section - 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

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