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Lanier Tech recognized for adult literacy efforts

For the second consecutive year, Lanier Technical College and its partners in adult education are being recognized at the state level.

October 13, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Local students attend Georgia Youth Summit

Young leaders from Dawson County High School recently attended the Georgia Youth Summit. Held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, delegates learned about issues affecting young people and how to partner with adults to make their community a better place to live.

October 13, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Network, schools could strike deal

The Dawson County Board of Education is considering an agreement with nearby development authorities in an effort to bring faster high-speed Internet technology to local schools.

October 13, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Giving the gift of knowledge

A local group that promotes literacy spent a day last week handing out dictionaries to third grade students who go to school in Dawson County.

October 06, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Veterans offer scholarship

The local chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America is accepting applications for its 2011 scholarship program.

October 06, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Smarter than a 10-year-old contest set for Tuesday

As adults, we'd all like to think we're smarter than a 10-year-old.

October 06, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Resident gives paintings to center for adult literacy

Members of a local literacy program honored Dawson County resident Lake Gibson on Sept. 22 for his recent contribution of two paintings to the Adult Education Center.

September 29, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Morgan receives scholarship

Krista Morgan, a 2010 graduate of Dawson County High School, has been awarded the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship.

September 29, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Working to make Lanier Tech best

Russell Vandiver, 57, has a favorite saying: If you continue to do things the same way, expect to see the same results.

September 29, 2010 | By Elizabeth Burlingame DCN regional staff | Education


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 editor@dawsonnews.com | 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 editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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Kindergarten registration April 17

The Dawson County School System is already looking ahead to its newest generation of students.

March 25, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Musician and storyteller to perform at library

The Dawson County Public Library will soon play host to a nationally known singer and storyteller.

March 25, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Week highlights children of all abilities

Each year, the Dawson County school system sets aside a week for "exceptional students."

March 18, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Program helps Dawson County students achieve

Dawson County students who otherwise may not have been able to afford college are getting another shot at higher education.

March 18, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Voters approve education tax extension

Dawson County voters have decided to extend the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for a fifth time.

The tax received 398 votes (83.44 percent) in favor to 79 votes (16.56 percent) against it.

March 17, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Schools plan make-up days

Students returned to school last week following a period of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.

March 11, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Sales tax referendum set for next week

Dawson County voters will get a say this and next week over whether or not they want a 1-cent educational sales tax to continue.

March 11, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Dawson County student and teacher reaching for the STARs

Some students plan and schedule to be the best student they can be. For others, hard work and a thirst for knowledge help them reach for the stars.

March 04, 2015 | David Renner | Education


Dawson crowns best school speller

With words like "spaceship" flying out of the caller's mouth, the Dawson County System-wide Spelling Bee was sure to make its winner "famous," which, coincidentally, was another of the words that the county's best spellers had to figure out to move on.

February 04, 2015 | David Renner | Education


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