Jerri Greer of Dawson County High School was named Outstanding Teacher Of The Year in the Exceptional Students Department during a recent board of education meeting.
The Riverview Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes club spent the two weeks before Christmas break sponsoring a canned food drive to support the local Dawson County RIC Rack food bank.
Students from the fourth and fifth grades participated in Kilough Elementary School's spelling bee Friday, Jan. 9.
Though enrollment in the Technical College System of Georgia swelled nearly 4 percent in the past year, state funding of the 33-college system has diminished by 8 percent since July.
Dawson County students are taking part this week in a new program that can better prepare them for life beyond high school.
The Dawson County Woman's Club named Dawson County High School sophomores Katie Simmons and MacKenzie Myers as winners of the 2009 Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership award.
Three, deserving students from the local area will be awarded all expense paid trips to Washington, D.C. to travel during June 2009 and $600 college scholarships by Amicalola Electric Membership Corporation.
Riverview Middle School Student Council members selected the Dawson County Humane Society as their community service project during the 2008-2009 school year.
The Sawnee Foundation is offering seven $3,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors in 2009.
Dawson County School Superintendent Nicky Gilleland announced Monday night that he will step down at the end of the school year.
Dawson County educators are heralding the state Department of Education's recent decision to relax class-size limits to help school districts cope with budget issues.
Girl Scouts is the premier organization for girls and women to make a difference in the world.
The new Dawson County Middle School opened its doors to students and faculty for the first time in August 2008.
In August 2008, Dawson County High School was named as a Pacesetter School for 2008-10 by High Schools That Work, a program of the Southern Regional Education Board.
A lack of funding has forced a local literacy group to suspend a program that provides free books to children.
For the first time in more than five years, the Dawson County Board of Education foresees no impending budget cuts.
Black's Mill Elementary is continuing its dedication to prepare students for higher learning.
The Dawson County Board of Education has taken the next step in finding a replacement for retiring Superintendent Keith Porter.
With ice and snow hitting Dawson County during January and February, students and teachers missed almost two weeks of school.
"As you know, this winter has been especially harsh, which has resulted in nine days of absences due to the inclement weather...," said Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter in a letter addressed to parents dated Feb. 21. "The difficult situation with missed days is made worse due to the fact that we started the year two days short of a full student calendar due to budget."
Dawson County teachers may be spending more days in class next school year.