Dawson County High was well represented at the state level in the past month.
The chill of winter weather has passed, and Black's Mill Elementary School is celebrating the new season with a nighttime festival.
Two local young men were recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout after meeting with a board of review last week.
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.
A Dawson County student was awarded a scholarship last week from the Sawnee EMC Foundation.
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.
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.
A Dawson County school teacher was recently awarded a grant through Sawnee EMC's Bright Ideas program.
Land of the free, indeed.
Business leaders and public officials honored Dawson County's teachers of the year during a luncheon March 11, where school administrators got to brag on some of the district's best educators.
Tech-savvy teenagers from Dawson County High School brought home awards this month after a successful run at a state competition.
Synergy, the competition clogging team with several Dawson County members, recently competed in the 2010 Clogging Champions of America national clogging competition, the Showdown of Champions.
The Dawson County Board of Education is moving forward with plans to redraw attendance zones to make way for the district's fourth elementary school.
The Dawson County School System will soon be able to pay for some of its projects listed in the latest 1-cent education sales tax referendum.
The scope and makeup of Dawson County's only alternative school has shifted over the years, according to Anthony Guisasola.
Athletes from both Dawson and Lumpkin counties will gather at Dawson County High School for the Dawson/Lumpkin Spring Games tomorrow.
The Dawson County School System is already looking ahead to its newest generation of students.
The Dawson County Public Library will soon play host to a nationally known singer and storyteller.
Each year, the Dawson County school system sets aside a week for "exceptional students."
Dawson County students who otherwise may not have been able to afford college are getting another shot at higher education.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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