The Dawson County Board of Education heard the concerns and questions of parents in the county last week when they held a public forum to discuss the new five-year plan for the system.
Dawson county students were paid a visit by a local literacy group last week.
The Dawson County Board of Education is seeking comments from residents to help develop a new plan for students.
A new collaboration is gearing up to make sure local children are not going hungry when they leave school and are home on the weekends.
Students with musical interests at the high school will most likely be familiar with the school's director of choral arts.
A pumpkin patch has sprouted in the lobby of Riverview Elementary School.
Dawson County Middle School's Media Specialist Kim Dutton is in the school's library and media center each day to help students reach their goals.
Two Dawson County High School students were recognized during the last board of education meeting.
The Dawson County school system was honored by the state Monday night for its financial reporting.
The State of Georgia is getting ready to roll out a new set of tests for students in order to comply with the Common Core State Standards system.
Robinson Elementary School kindergarten teacher Lisa Bessiere has been named teacher of the year for the downtown school.
After nearly two decades of work and the efforts of three teachers, Dawson County High School has a new greenhouse facility.
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.
With budgets set, teachers hired and summer building projects nearing an end, schools across Dawson County eagerly opened their doors to students.
Dawson County school system teachers and administrators were in full preparation mode for starting classes this week.
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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