Black's Mill Elementary School Media Specialist Ann Lott had no idea her principal had nominated her for the Office Max A Day Made Better contest until Office Max representatives arrived at the school on Wednesday with $1,200 in school supplies.
The Dawson County Humane Society is always looking for ways to raise much-needed funds to operate the new animal shelter at Rock Creek Park. Recently, help came in the form of 13-year-old Dawson County Middle School student Allie Costley.
Cody Hall, a 14-year-old freshman at Dawson County High School, founded the Teenage Republican club this year to recruit politically-like-minded teenagers to become active in the community, to become educated on the issues and to support the Dawson County Senior Republican Party, as well as the state and national republican leadership.
Black's Mill Elementary School hosted its annual Jump Rope For Heart event at the school Sept. 19.
Dawson County Schools ranked 21st out of 181 school systems on SAT score performance in 2008.
Becca Bishop, 14, is heavily active in community-life in Dawson County.
Dawson County Middle School hosted the first Student of the Month luncheon Sept. 18.
The Bowen Center for the Arts will host another Young Performers Series on Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.
Brittney Goswick, an employee of Chick-fil-A in Dawsonville, recently won the national $1,000 Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarship.
Dawson County Parks and Recreation has teamed up with the Dawson County School System and The Nordson Corporation to bring a program targeted at middle-school aged girls called GOAL.
The Dawson County School System has created a new scholarship in honor of Betty Long, a longtime high school employee who passed away on Aug. 21 after battling an extended illness.
Dawson County Retired Educators Association presented its first scholarship award to Dolly Henson, paraprofessional in the special education department of Dawson County High School.
School may be back in session, but the pool at Dawson County Veteran's Memorial Park is still open.
Christopher Bywaletz, 13, of Dawsonville was selected to join a prestigious group of other students enrolled in K-12 online schools across the country to participate in the national Making Waves Leadership Camp.
"It's ironic that I had to take out a loan to win money," said Kilough Elementary School teacher Catherine Holcombe, who recently won the Georgia Federal Credit Union's 50th anniversary grand prize drawing for a $5,000 mortgage payment.
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.
Robinson Elementary School kindergarten teacher Lisa Bessiere has been named teacher of the year for the downtown school.
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.
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.
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.
Dawson County school system teachers and administrators were in full preparation mode for starting classes this week.
Children are ready to see their friends again while parents gear them up for school, which starts back next week.
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.
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