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Public invited to see new school

Dawson County school officials are holding a special dedication ceremony Aug. 1 for the district's newest school, located on Dawson Forest Road West.

July 28, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Lanier Tech seeks higher accreditation

Lanier Technical College is seeking accreditation for another year, but this time it's under tougher standards.

July 21, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education


Literacy group honors graduates

Reading Education Association of Dawson County honored GED graduates July 14 with a reception at the Adult Learning Center.

July 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Lanier Tech reflects growth

Lanier Technical College graduated its largest class of students Friday night - and the programs just keep growing.

July 21, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education


System doesn't meet AYP

All Dawson County schools except one made Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, this year, but the high school's failure to do so affected the entire system.

July 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Elementary essay winners announced

Each year Dawson County Retired Educators Association sponsors an essay contest for fifth grade students. The topic this year was: "Grandparents, or other adult relative, who have influenced my life."

July 14, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Funding approved for school building

Construction on a new alternative school building could soon begin after school officials last week approved the facility's funding.

July 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


FFA winner honored

Sen. Chip Pearson, R-Dawsonville, has honored Bradley Weaver with an official Senate Resolution (SR 839) commending the Dawson County resident for winning the National Future Farmers of America Agricultural Sales-Entrepreneurship Proficiency Award.

July 14, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Educator tops in state

One word to describe Kilough Elementary School's Tracey Compton?

July 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


More cuts coming

Local school officials are preparing to tighten belts districtwide as they ready for another round of state funding cuts.

July 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Cadets awarded for superior skills

Sadie Hardsey is about six years away from graduating high school, but she knows what she plans to be when she grows up.

June 30, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Local woman given scholarship

A Dawson County Chick-fil-A employee was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship for her service, academic excellence and leadership in the community.

June 23, 2010 | | Education


Crossroads changes name

Big plans for Dawson County's alternative school are moving forward.

June 23, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Nursing services support students' success

School nurses are an integral part of the team effort that supports student success. In recognition of their hard work, May 12 was celebrated as National School Nurse Day.

June 09, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Brandt awarded scholarship

Rebecca Brandt of Dawsonville was selected as recipient of the $1,000 ABC Literary Scholarship from the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and the Reading Education Association of Dawson County.

June 09, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | 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 R.E.A.D.ing

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 editor@dawsonnews.com | 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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