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Students disciplined in tribunal hearings

Five W.S. Hornsby K-8 School students were disciplined after being involved in an attempted stabbing of another student in December.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

ARC seeks Hall of Fame nominations

The Academy of Richmond County is seeking nominations to its hall of fame for 2016.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Board approves assistant director of environmental health and safety

Chad Jordan was approved Tuesday as the assistant director of environmental health and safety for the Richmond County School System.
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

Richmond County school tribunal actions reported

Nine pupils at Morgan Road Mid­dle School have been assigned to the Alternative Education School at Lamar until the end of the third nine-week grading period for their role in attacking ...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Board might raise classroom temperatures

The current temperature is kept at 68 degrees.
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

Meeting will provide update on Murphey, Josey merger

Parents, students and Richmond County school employees will get an update on the ongoing merger of Murphey Middle and T.W. Josey High schools at a community meeting Monday.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

Many teachers don't recommend field to others, survey says

More than 60 percent of Georgia public school teachers said they would not recommend that high school students follow them into the education field, according to a survey released Wednesday.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Teachers use work day to focus on testing, planning

Richmond County teachers spent their first work day of 2016 participating in a district-wide professional learning session to better prepare for the upcoming spring semester - courtesy of the end ...
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016

School board chief looks ahead

The president of the school board says the adoption of the Strategic Waivers School System flexibility option and the growing school-age population are some of the main changes the district will ...
By Sean Gruber | Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016

New school standards to be initiated after break

As the Richmond County school district prepares to implement the Strategic Waivers School System flexibility option after Christmas break, school officials are offering more details on how it will ...
By Sean Gruber | Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015

Applicants attend education job fair

The fair drew job hopefuls from across Richmond and Columbia County, some arriving an hour early to make sure they were among the first to be interviewed.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Board approves buying land for new school

Board President Helen Minchew said the property near Jimmie Dyess Parkway and Interstate 20 would be an ideal place for a K-8 school meant to serve some of the military families moving to the area.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Business response low as schools aim to improve job program

Richmond County school officials haven't gotten the response they had hoped for from area businesses in helping them determine the skills students need to have successful trade careers.
By Sean Gruber | Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015

Officials optimistic about education law

The Every Student Succeeds Act removes many of the federal standards put in place by the expired No Child Left Behind Act, ending the Common Core mandate and placing more power into the hands of ...
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Apple visit has school board talking tech

Richmond County Superintendent of Schools Angela Pringle and her cabinet members stressed the need to incorporate more technology in the classroom.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

Transitions fair acts as 'bridge' for disabled students

The 2015 CSRA Transitions Fair is designed to inform families with disabilities about programs designed to help them in their school and home life.
By Sean Gruber | Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015

Hannah remains focused on technical education

When Richmond County Board of Education member Charlie Hannah ran for the District 2 seat last year, his focus was bringing education "back to the basics" by expanding career and technical ...
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Dec. 4, 2015

Details of Richmond County leaders' trip to Apple limited

Richmond County Superintendent of Schools Angela Pringle, Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis and other officials traveled to Apple Computer's headquarters Wednesday.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Magnet school application process streamlined

Principals as well as parents have praised the Richmond County School District's new magnet school process, seeing it as an improvement over previous methods.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Remembering Davidson

Almost 100 alumni, teachers and students gathered Saturday to offer farewells to the old John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School building.
By Sean Gruber | Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015
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