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Dawsonville woman gets full-tuition scholarship

Sarah Rebecca Melton of Dawsonville was recently awarded a full-tuition scholarship by the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Georgia Foundation.

December 08, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Student’s photo tops in nation

Of the many high school student photographers in the United States, Dawson County High School has one of the best.

December 01, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Festival benefits the high school

Nearly a dozen local restaurants will showcase a collection of appetizers, entrees and desserts during the second annual Taste of Dawson High on Saturday.

December 01, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Thanksgiving comes early for local teachers

A joint effort between the Adult Learning Center and a local literacy program provided instructors with a pre-Thanksgiving feast last week.

November 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


‘Celebrities’ visit local schools

When students at Black's Mill Elementary heard about Celebrity Reader Day, one child asked if pop star Justin Bieber would be in attendance.

November 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Student wins at state event

More than 400 young people from across the state attended the Career and Technical Instruction Fall Leadership Conference on Nov. 11-12, including students from Dawson County.

November 24, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Program gives kids ‘head start’

Dillon Nelson is grateful for the dual enrollment program at Lanier Technical College.

November 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Officials oppose nearby school

A proposed charter school in neighboring Forsyth County has raised concern among Dawson County School System officials.

November 17, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Officials say yes to fiber optic

The Dawson County Board of Education has inked a $264,000 deal in an effort to bring faster high-speed Internet to local schools.

November 17, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


AP Scholars honored

Twelve students from Dawson County High School earned AP Scholar awards in recognition of their achievement on advanced placement exams.

November 10, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Nordson aids Wee Books

WEE Books of Dawson County's Community Action Team representatives thank the local Nordson company management team for its generous grant to the group's Childhood Literacy program.

November 10, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Reading garden dedicated

John Wayne Corcoran was not always a great reader.

November 10, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Teachers of the year honored

When educators select a systemwide teacher of the year, they look for certain qualities.

November 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Graduation rates are up statewide

Graduation rates in the state of Georgia rose two points over those of 2009, putting them at an all-time high of 80.8 percent, according to the office of the governor.

November 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Robinson run benefits students

Robinson Elementary School's parent teacher organization is holding a 5K and fun run at 8 a.m. Nov. 13.

November 03, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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Riverview Middle School principal says goodbye

As the school year winds to a close, Riverview Middle School is also preparing to say goodbye to its principal.

May 13, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Board of Education passes tentative budget

The Dawson County School System has a tentative budget set for the 2016 fiscal year, despite having little to no input from other entities regarding changing taxes for the next year.

May 13, 2015 | David Renner | Education


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