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District zones are a done deal

The Dawson County school board took a final vote last week to redraw attendance zones, making way for the district's fourth elementary school.

April 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


JROTC program taking shape

Starting next year, it won't be uncommon to spot some impeccably well-dressed students in uniform at Dawson County High School.

April 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Students enjoy lunch

Students at Crossroads School treated each other to a nice lunch last week as they took part in an annual work-readiness event put on by school officials.

April 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


PTSO plans safety event

A parent-teacher organization from Dawson County Middle School is planning a free safety-themed event for April 17 that aims to teach children how best to prevent accidents.

April 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Lanier Tech leaders plan for future

Community leaders and officials with Lanier Technical College gathered Monday to talk about the school's role in Dawson County.

April 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


College closing stuns community

Students at a Catholic college in Dawsonville returned from spring break Monday to begin packing to say goodbye for the semester.

April 13, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Students excel at the state level

Dawson County High was well represented at the state level in the past month.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Spring Fling planned

The chill of winter weather has passed, and Black's Mill Elementary School is celebrating the new season with a nighttime festival.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Eagle scouts honored

Two local young men were recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout after meeting with a board of review last week.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Daughter talks of mom’s military service as pilot

World War II is a popular subject for students at Riverview Middle School, but there's at least one wartime story they aren't reading in their history books, yet.

April 07, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Sawnee hands out scholarships

A Dawson County student was awarded a scholarship last week from the Sawnee EMC Foundation.

April 07, 2010 | From staff reports | Education


CHAMPS honored

Fifth graders in Dawson County were applauded by teachers, officials and parents last week, who celebrated the students' graduation from a safety promotion program at school.

April 07, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Broadwell crowned Miss Dawson County

Walking on stage as one of the top five contestants in Saturday night's Miss Dawson County pageant, Kirstie Broadwell smiled confidently at the crowd of friends and family in the audience.

March 31, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


Teacher gets grant

A Dawson County school teacher was recently awarded a grant through Sawnee EMC's Bright Ideas program.

March 31, 2010 | From staff reports | Education


Student enjoys historical trip

Land of the free, indeed.

March 31, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Greenhouses open

After nearly two decades of work and the efforts of three teachers, Dawson County High School has a new greenhouse facility.

August 20, 2014 | David Renner | Education


School system adopts new policies

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.

August 13, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Back to school

With budgets set, teachers hired and summer building projects nearing an end, schools across Dawson County eagerly opened their doors to students.

August 13, 2014 | David Renner | Education


School starts on Thursday

Dawson County school system teachers and administrators were in full preparation mode for starting classes this week.

August 06, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Organizations aim to ease burden

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.

August 06, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Families gear up for back to school

Children are ready to see their friends again while parents gear them up for school, which starts back next week.

July 30, 2014 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | Education


School revises weapon policies

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.

July 30, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Children learn flamenco dancing

Carmen Dauset Moreno, also known as the Spanish dancer Carmencita, originally from Spain, is known for making flamenco dancing popular in the U.S.

July 23, 2014 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | Education


Learning center gains accreditation

Students interested in taking religious education classes have a way to learn and gain graduation credit at the same time.

July 23, 2014 | David Renner | Education


Changing work force

Growing up, Tesela Dutton wanted her first car to be a truck and her first job to be in a garage.

July 16, 2014 | Michele Hester | Education


Lanier Tech wins at national competition

A team of students from a local college has ranked nationally in a skill completion.

July 09, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Library offers tech savvy tips for all ages

Getting a tablet or any other technology device can be overwhelming and sometimes frustrating if it is not known how to use. However, the Dawson County Library is there to help.

July 09, 2014 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | Education


School board, Lanier Tech renew agreement

In a continued effort to give Dawson County students the best education possible, the board of education has renewed its contract with a local college.

July 09, 2014 | David Renner | Education


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