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Columbia County students show off STEM projects

Columbia County's STEM Showcase is designed to help foster relationships between Columbia County middle schools and companies invested in science andn engineering. 
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Columbia County schools propose rezoning

Columbia County school officials unveiled a massive rezoning plan that has the potentil to affect hundreds of students at 16 different schools next year.
By Steve Crawford | Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

Grad rates show improvement by local school systems

Graduation rates in both Richmond and Columbia counties followed the statewide trend of slow and steady increases in 2014, although progress in individual schools varied greatly.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Schools work on cyber security education

Leaders from school systems in Richmond and Columbia counties collaborated with Fort Gordon, Georgia Regents University and Augusta Technical College to design a curriculum for cyber security.
By Meg Mirshak | Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Grovetown High educator top teacher

Kim Buchanan was among five finalists from across the county selected by a panel of outside judges. The final selection was made after the judges observed the finalists in their classrooms and ...
By Steve Crawford | Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Area SAT scores released

Both SAT scores and participation rates increased in Columbia County compared to last year, but scores and test takers dropped in Richmond County.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Schools prepare for new tests

As Georgia's Department of Education prepares to implement the Georgia Milestones assessment system in December, Richmond County school officials and teachers are trying to adapt to the new ...
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Martinez middle school earns 'blue ribbon'

Columbia County's Stallings Island Middle School was named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Pupils, teachers tested for TB

The free TB skin tests were offered to classmates, teachers, and pupils on the bus of the student who was possibly exposed to the disease Sept. 18.
By Valerie Rowell | Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Pupil evaluated for possible tuberculosis exposure

The Georgia Department of Public Health informed school officials to isolate the fourth-grader and send him home until he could be further evaluated, said Columbia County Superintendent Sandra ...
By Valerie Rowell | Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Columbia County school officials make appointments

Administrative appointments have resulted in changes in leadership at two Evans schools.
By Steve Crawford | Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Grovetown's Ramey is fall sports player of the week

Grovetown volleyball player Tiara Ramey was named the fall sports player of the week for her overall performance in a five-match tournament Aug. 23.
By David Lee | Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

1 charter school OK'd, another denied

Two local school choice groups returned from Atlanta on Wednesday with different outcomes for proposed charter schools.
By Steve Crawford and Tracey McManus | Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

School worker charged with not reporting abuse

A Columbia County School System employee has been accused of not reporting child abuse.
By Valerie Rowell | Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Columbia County schools hit record enrollment

One week into the new school year, the Columbia County School System has already hit an all-time high enrollment and is projected to keep growing.
By Tracey McManus | Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Columbia County classes underway

A new administrative challenge this school year is verifying the residency of every child enrolled to ensure they are Columbia County residents and also in their proper school district. Parents ...
By Steve Crawford | Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

Columbia County resumes classes

Columbia County schools resume classes
By Valerie Rowell | Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Students test better, but struggle with math

Richmond County schools are making gains in literary- and economics-based subjects, but some high schools are still struggling with math scores.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, July 31, 2014

Board rejects fine arts charter school

Organizers behind a proposed fine arts charter school in Columbia County said they are optimistic state officials will approve their plan to open a school in 2015 - a plan that was unanimously ...
By Steve Crawford | Friday, July 25, 2014

Augusta area schools improve in language arts, but struggle in math and science

Students in both of Augusta's school districts made gains in several end of course tests categories this year but Richmond County students still lag behind in math and sciences.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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