Riverview Elementary preschoolers and kindergarteners were treated to a special reading session March 7 courtesy of Georgia's first lady.
As part of a 14-year tradition, Dawson County educators have recognized one of their own for excellence in special education.
While only in its first year of activity, the Dawson County High School fishing club is already making waves.
Each year, the Dawson County school system sets aside a week for "exceptional students." This year, March 10-14 has been designated Exceptional Children's Week.
The Dawson County Board of Education has taken the next step in finding a replacement for retiring Superintendent Keith Porter.
Black's Mill Elementary is continuing its dedication to prepare students for higher learning.
For the first time in more than five years, the Dawson County Board of Education foresees no impending budget cuts.
Funding for long-sought new greenhouse complex at Dawson County High School has been approved.
With ice and snow hitting Dawson County during January and February, students and teachers missed almost two weeks of school.
"As you know, this winter has been especially harsh, which has resulted in nine days of absences due to the inclement weather...," said Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter in a letter addressed to parents dated Feb. 21. "The difficult situation with missed days is made worse due to the fact that we started the year two days short of a full student calendar due to budget."
Dawson County teachers may be spending more days in class next school year.
Dawson County School Superintendent announced just before 2 p.m. today that schools are canceled for students and staff on Wednesday.
With just a two-week reprieve from the last snowstorm, Dawson County was bracing early this week for more winter weather and the closings that come with it.
Despite a few weather-related delays, the Dawson County school system has crowned a spelling bee champion to represent it in the district spelling bee.
For the past few weeks, Dawson County elementary and middle schools have been testing their students' knowledge of words and spelling.
The Dawson County Arts Council has taken another step in the community toward promoting the arts.
Two Dawson County High School students were recognized during the last board of education meeting.
The Dawson County school system was honored by the state Monday night for its financial reporting.
Robinson Elementary School kindergarten teacher Lisa Bessiere has been named teacher of the year for the downtown school.
The State of Georgia is getting ready to roll out a new set of tests for students in order to comply with the Common Core State Standards system.
After nearly two decades of work and the efforts of three teachers, Dawson County High School has a new greenhouse facility.
The Dawson County Board of Education voted unanimously during its Monday night meeting to approve changes to the way the school system handles two long-standing operations.
With budgets set, teachers hired and summer building projects nearing an end, schools across Dawson County eagerly opened their doors to students.
With school starting Thursday, parents, teachers, faculty and students are getting ready for a new school year. Forms are filled out and paperwork submitted, though not all of them concern enrollment.
Dawson County school system teachers and administrators were in full preparation mode for starting classes this week.
Children are ready to see their friends again while parents gear them up for school, which starts back next week.
The Dawson County Board of Education is reviewing new policies that will allow employees to evaluate possession of what was once classified as "weapons" on a case-by-case basis.
Carmen Dauset Moreno, also known as the Spanish dancer Carmencita, originally from Spain, is known for making flamenco dancing popular in the U.S.
Students interested in taking religious education classes have a way to learn and gain graduation credit at the same time.
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