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.
Students from the fourth and fifth grades participated in Kilough Elementary School's spelling bee Friday, Jan. 9.
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.
Dawson County students are taking part this week in a new program that can better prepare them for life beyond high school.
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.
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.
Riverview Middle School Student Council members selected the Dawson County Humane Society as their community service project during the 2008-2009 school year.
The Sawnee Foundation is offering seven $3,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors in 2009.
Dawson County School Superintendent Nicky Gilleland announced Monday night that he will step down at the end of the school year.
Dawson County educators are heralding the state Department of Education's recent decision to relax class-size limits to help school districts cope with budget issues.
Girl Scouts is the premier organization for girls and women to make a difference in the world.
The new Dawson County Middle School opened its doors to students and faculty for the first time in August 2008.
In August 2008, Dawson County High School was named as a Pacesetter School for 2008-10 by High Schools That Work, a program of the Southern Regional Education Board.
A lack of funding has forced a local literacy group to suspend a program that provides free books to children.
The fourth grade students at Black's Mill Elementary School traveled back in time Dec. 16 for a day-long learning experience called "Colonial Christmas."
Dawson county students were paid a visit by a local literacy group last week.
A pumpkin patch has sprouted in the lobby of Riverview Elementary School.
Students with musical interests at the high school will most likely be familiar with the school's director of choral arts.
A new collaboration is gearing up to make sure local children are not going hungry when they leave school and are home on the weekends.
The Dawson County Board of Education is seeking comments from residents to help develop a new plan for students.
Dawson County Middle School's Media Specialist Kim Dutton is in the school's library and media center each day to help students reach their goals.
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.
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