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Students report on Richmond County school conditions

Student Advisory Comm­ittee members gave a mid-year report to the Richmond County Board of Education, on the "positive and negative traits" of schools.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

High school grads missing out on Pell Grant billions

High school graduates across the country missed out on an estimated $2.9 billion worth of Pell Grant funds last year simply by not filling out a free application.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

Schools prepare for Georgia Milestones

Richmond County school officials are encouraging Augusta schools like Murphey to connect with their communities so they can adapt to the new Milestones tests.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Community members discuss school flexibility

Jacquelyn Lewis listened to all three flexibility options before making her own selection for the future of Richmond County schools.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Elementary pupil takes loaded gun to school

A 6-year-old pupil took a gun to his classes at Bayvale Elementary on Tuesday after "mistaking it for a plaything," school officials said.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

School board, airport discuss partnership

The Richmond County Board of Education and Augusta Regional Airport are looking at ways to attract high school students to aviation-related careers.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Schools showcase special programs at mall fair

The displays were part of Richmond County’s Magnet School and Special Programs Fair, an event aimed at informing the community of programs for students.
By Sean Gruber | Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Richmond Academy teacher wins teaching award

Creative projects and enagaging lessons were what qualified ARC teacher Jeremy Knox to recieve Governor Nathan Deal's Innovation in Teaching Award Tuesday, one of only five teachers in the state ...
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Richmond County school board elects new leadership

Helen Minchew and Marion Barnes were elected president and vice president of the Richmond County Board of Education on Saturday.
By Sean Gruber | Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015

Bill would allow magnet school students to play for other schools

In his first bill proposal as a state legislator, Rep. Brian Prince has prefiled legislation that would allow students who attend magnet schools to play sports at other schools.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Jan. 2, 2015

New superintendent feels at 'home'

While it's too early to see how she's affected Augusta area schools, Richmond County School Superintendent Pringle has acted on many of the promises she made after taking her oath of office in ...
By Sean Gruber | Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

No new TB cases at Westside

As tuberculosis testing appraches conclusion at Westside High School no other case of the disease has been found.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Students train to be first-responders

It might seem very intense for a training scenario, but the instructors of A.R. Johnson's Teen Community Emergency Response Class believe stress and realism are the best teachers.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

School board members take service oaths

Augusta resident Charlie Hannah and incumbent Board Chairwoman Venus Cain were among those sworn in as Richmond County Board of Education members.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Some schools make gains on report card, but system still struggles

A number of Richmond County schools showed improvements on Georgia's 2014 accountability report card measuring student achievement and progress levels, but the system itself still performed below ...
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Richmond schools accepting magnet applications

The Richmond County school system is ready to accept applications for magnet schools and special programs, organizing open houses so student can investigate their options.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Local school districts weigh three flexibility options

By June, every district in Georgia is required to adopt one of three flexibility options, essentially operating contracts that grant freedom from certain requirements of state law in exchange for ...
By Tracey McManus | Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Josey hoops team vows to 'Live Like 25'

Dec. 13 marks the two-month anniversary of C.J. Sheppard's death, and the memory of a fallen teammate remains a daily reminder of how precious life can be for the T.W. Josey basketball team.
By Doug Stutsman | Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

RCBOE named board of distinction

The Richmond County Board of Education was named a Board of Distinction by the Georgia School Boards Association Dec. 5, joining other boards that "showcase the best practices in school governance ...
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Curry 'humbled' to have name on gym

Glenn Hills' held a naming ceremony for its new gym Tuesday.
By Wayne Staats | Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
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