Stories by Sean Gruber

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Heritage Academy completes renovations

As Heritage Academy celebrated the $2.5 million worth of renovations to the school, its executive director gave credit to those who helped make it possible.
By Sean Gruber

Two Butler High students arrested

Two Butler High School students are facing criminal charges after a gun sale on school property.
By Sean Gruber

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

School board to outsource textbook printing

The Richmond County Board of Education said that using an outside printing company would help take the strain off the school system's printing house.
By Sean Gruber

Three Richmond County schools make Reward School list

Three Richmond County elementary schools made the cut for the Georgia 2014 list of Reward Schools.
By Sean Gruber

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Cross Creek shows off new ROTC building

The Richmond County Board of Education Building Committee toured Cross Creek High School's new Junior ROTC building.
By Sean Gruber

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

School board discusses projects at retreat

Richmond County Board of Education members received an update on rightsizing and construction projects during their board retreat Friday.
By Sean Gruber

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

College Night brings students, colleges together

About 6,000 people turned out for Thursday's event to investigate more than 140 colleges and seven professional societies.
By Sean Gruber

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Principals say Collins students fitting in well

About 200 students from the recently closed Collins K-8 School have entered a world of new teachers, buildings and bus schedules, and Richmond County principals say the transition has gone smoothly.
By Sean Gruber

CSRA College Night planned

Aspiring college students in the Augusta and Aiken area have the opportunity to visit with representatives from 140 colleges, talk with 10 professional societies and win scholarships during the ...
By Sean Gruber

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

School board approves 'BackPack' program

The Richmond County Board of Education voted to formalize a partnership with the Golden Harvest Food Bank during Tuesday's committee meeting, paving the way for a program designed to help ...
By Sean Gruber

Two area schools among finalists for state awards

Augusta Technical College and Columbia Middle School in Grovetown are among the finalists for the third annual Georgia STEM Education Awards.
By Sean Gruber

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Pringle discusses issues facing school system

New Richmond County Superintendent Angela Pringle answers questions about the challenges faced by Richmond County schools.
By Sean Gruber

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Pringle takes oath, becomes superintendent

Angela Pringle officially became the Richmond County Superintendent of Schools Thursday morning, reciting the oath of her office in a courtroom packed with her family and friends.
By Sean Gruber

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Richmond County school board ratifies superintendent contract

The contract lays out specific duties for Angela Pringle as she begins managing 61 schools and overseeing a budget of $243 million.
By Sean Gruber

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

5 top teacher finalists honored

Ranging from a high school social studies teacher to an elementary school music director, the finalists were honored during a banquet held at the Central Office building,.
By Sean Gruber

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Sego Middle celebrates 50th anniversary

A small group of business leaders, teachers, former students and a board of education member attended a ceremony Thursday celebrating the 50th anniversary of Sego Middle School.
By Sean Gruber

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Virtual learning lab a bridge to hope, graduation

Until they were invited to participate in "Youniversity," a high school diploma was nothing more than an unreachable dream for Taylor Stewart and Mark Williams.
By Sean Gruber

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

New school on west Richmond horizon

Citing rising student populations at existing schools, the Richmond County Board of Education is making plans to build a new school in the western part of the county.
By Sean Gruber

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Finalist for school superintendent signs contract

Pete Fletcher, attorney for the Richmond County Board of Education, said the school system received the signed document from Angela Pringle on Friday.
By Sean Gruber

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Roberson 'thankful' for time on RCBOE

Richmond County Board of Education Superintendent Frank Roberson might be leaving behind his superintendent position today, but he says he will not be giving up his love for working in education.
By Sean Gruber

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Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
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