Much to the collective groans of children across Dawson County, school will be opening its doors and ushering in students next week.
Dawson County students in third through eighth grades are showing gains in their Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, or CRCT, scores despite their teachers having to deal with less funding and materials, officials say.
Citing a declining tax digest and rising operational costs, the Dawson County Board of Education voted 3-0 on Friday to raise the county's millage rate by 1.7 mills.
The largest and oldest student business organization in the country will be led by a Dawson County High School student.
Students at Kilough Elementary spent last week learning how to help their fellow students in the classroom.
With a working budget set for fiscal year 2014, the Dawson County Board of Education has moved on to addressing the school system's millage rate.
Dylan Head knows what he wants to be when he grows up. "I'm going to be a firefighter, just like my dad," said the 12-year-old. Last week, he was among nearly three dozen young cadets living the life of a firefighter in the Dawson County Emergency Services' Junior Fire Academy. "I learned a lot about what firefighters do and what my dad, Nathan Head, does every day at work. I just like that he likes ...
The Dawson County Board of Education on Monday approved a $32 million budget for fiscal year 2014.
Madison Anglin may only be 10-years-old, but she has a plan for her future. "I've always thought I might be a cop when I grow up, so this seems like the perfect way to get a good start on my career," she said Monday morning after she demonstrated a defense tactic she learned as a cadet in Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle's annual Junior Law Enforcement Academy. Anglin is among dozens of fifth- graders enrolled ...
Dawson County High School's class of 2013 said goodbye to their alma mater Saturday morning as they set off on their "journey of a lifetime."
Three days stand between more than 200 students and the next chapter of their lives. Dawson County High School will hold its 2013 graduation ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in Tigers Stadium. Family and friends will gather to see loved ones walk across the stage and accept their diplomas. The ceremony will also include speeches from this year's valedictorian, Spencer Roper, and salutatorian, Kacie Bearden. The 2013 class consists of 77 honor graduates with 80 ...
Friends and family gathered Sunday to honor a longtime Dawson County teacher and member of the Georgia Agriculture Education Hall of Fame on his upcoming retirement.
Upcoming sixth- through ninth- graders interested in learning what it takes to be a firefighter are encouraged to sign up for Dawson County Emergency Services' Junior Fire Academy.
The Dawson County Board of Education on Monday approved a tentative $32.3 million budget for fiscal year 2014, which represents a drop of about $3 million from 2013.
For the second year, Robinson Elementary's entryway is full of pumpkins.
The Ninth District Head Start program was open Tuesday, thanks to private funding. Staff and parents were notified Monday that the preschool program was reopening, said Kay Laws, Head Start director for Ninth District Opportunity.
October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and to celebrate, Riverview Elementary is giving dimes away.