Stories by Stephanie Toone

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Richmond Co. graduates celebrate

Cheers and applause at a Wednesday graduation ceremony reflected not only what the graduates accomplished but what they've endured.
By Preston Sparks and Stephanie Toone

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Grads remember, look to next step

The first five Richmond County graduations took place Tuesday, with the county's remaining five taking place at the James Brown Arena today.
By Preston Sparks and Stephanie Toone

Aiken High senior wins Best & Brightest

Briana Rice's poise, leadership skills and character placed her at the top of the list of the Augusta area's brightest students Monday night.
By Stephanie Toone

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Corrections job aids pastor in ministry

On any given day, Julian Greenaway might start out sequestering a convicted felon and end up ministering to teenagers.
By Stephanie Toone

Programs boost graduation success

Credit recovery, online course options and other alternative forms of education have added some flexibility for students this year to help them meet diploma requirements.
By Stephanie Toone

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Last day stirs emotions for students, educators

The mood was mostly merry as thousands of Richmond County students left for the summer.
By Stephanie Toone

Monday, May 17, 2010

BELL helps Richmond County students

Dr. Mac Bowman advised the participants of the BELL education program to go beyond their dreams Monday night at a ceremony honoring the 480 students in the program.
By Stephanie Toone

Friday, May 14, 2010

No cheating found on CRCT

An investigation into questionable CRCT erasures at several Richmond County schools found no evidence of cheating.  
By Stephanie Toone

Monday, May 10, 2010

2 students receive prestigious prize

Two A.R. Johnson students were named Gates Millennium Scholars.
By Stephanie Toone

North Augustan dies after graduation

Samantha Cawthorne, 21, died in a rollerblading accident two days after graduating from Clemson.
By Crystal Garcia and Stephanie Toone

Sunday, May 9, 2010

ASU student launches effort against violence

The death of a fellow Harrisburg resident in December 2008 opened Joey Traina's eyes.
By Stephanie Toone

School systems' training bill high

School board members and superintendents in Richmond and Columbia counties have spent more than $41,000 on training, mileage, lodging and meals since July 2008.
By Stephanie Toone

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Lake Forest Hills seeks IB program

Principal Sonya Bailey wants to promote global awareness among her pupils as she prepares to offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme at the school.
By Stephanie Toone

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Local volunteers to help storm victims

Two Columbia County men traveled more than 500 miles from home Monday in hopes of providing much needed resources to people in Mississippi and Tennessee.
By Stephanie Toone

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

A.R. Johnson students gets industry certification

 A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School's health care science students are now a part of an industry certified program.
By Stephanie Toone

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Prison alternative aids recovery

A rap sheet riddled with burglary and theft charges gave Robert Cave plenty of jail stays and 10 stints in drug rehabs, but never a solution for the root of his criminal record.
By Stephanie Toone

A.R. Johnson programs to be evaluated

A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School could receive an industry certification today that will give health care science students an edge in the job market.
By Stephanie Toone

Friday, April 23, 2010

Pupils celebrate Shakespeare's work

Third-graders at Episcopal Day School ended their study of the writer's life and works with a performance for their parents, faculty and eighth-graders at the school.
By Stephanie Toone

Monday, April 19, 2010

Arrest in pawnshop killing

A suspect has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a pawnshop owner.
By Adam Folk and Stephanie Toone

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Officials want parents to have better Web site

School officials say the iParent program, which allows parents to monitor their child's performance, needs updates.
By Stephanie Toone
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