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Students tour airport to learn about careers

Thirty middle and high school students took part in the first Aviation Career Day, a behind-the-scenes tour that airport officials hope will spark youth interest in aviation related careers.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, March 6, 2015

English language program grows in Augusta schools

Around 400 students in the Richmond County school system are participating in the English to Speakers of Other Languages program, up from just 70 in 2012.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Students learn about local career options

More than 70 representatives from Augusta businesses, industries and universities attended A.R. Johnson and Murphy Middle School's Career Day Friday, offering students the opportunity to explore ...
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Tutt Middle explores cultures

Broadening cultural horizons was the goal of Tutt Middle School's multicultural heritage night, which brought students, teachers and neighborhood members together to explore the ancestral ...
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

C-SPAN broadcast to feature Augusta

A team from C-SPAN visited Augusta this week, filming documentaries meant to showcase the city's historical and literary achievements for the rest of the nation.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

Re-enactors united by love of history

A day spent with the re-enactors attending the Battle of Aiken on Friday and Saturday will reveal a culture of passionate men and women bonded by a mutual love of American history and camaraderie ...
By Sean Gruber | Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Richmond County educator offered SC superintendent job

A Richmond County assistant school superintendent has been offered a South Carolina superintendent's job.
By Jonathan Vickery | Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Allen to tour 2 local schools

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen will visit the John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School and the Academy of Richmond County on Thursday.
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Cross Creek rifle team ready for championship event

The Cross Creek Navy Junior ROTC rifle team competes this weekend in the JROTC Air Rifle Marine Corps and Navy Service Cham­pionship in Alabama.
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

New 'failing' school legislation draws RCBOE scrutiny

Richmond County School Superintendent Angela Pringle and school board members voiced concern for Georgia Governor Nathan Deal’s new “school opportunity zone” legislation Tuesday, with some saying ...
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Board of Education revamps pre-K registration

The Richmond County school system launched its revamped pre-K registration process Monday, offering online "pre-registration" options and centralizing registration locations.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Committee addresses schools' custodial overhaul

Members discussed ongoing changes to custodial and school maintenance systems, detailing efforts to overhaul the way school employees handle school cleanliness.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Josey student leaves for DC, but won't meet Obama

T.W. Josey High School homecoming queen Adejah Nesbitt departed for the Washington on Monday - but not exactly for what she expected.
By Tracey McManus | Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

'First class' student tops Richmond's STAR awards

Russell Naoh's work ethic and polite manners were praised Monday, but he was selected 2015 Richmond County Star Student because of academics.  
By Sean Gruber | Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

Parents told of truancy consequences

The Department of Juvenile Justice and the Richmond County school system are ready to tamp down student truancy rates, and they have the consequences to prove it.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Cross-school council gives students voice

Made up of 15 individuals pulled from the student councils of elementary, middle and high schools, the Richmond County Student Advisory Council offers an "in the trenches" perspective of the ...
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

MCG, middle school initiative strengthens family bonds

Twenty-six individuals are participating in Murphey Middle School's Strengthening Families Program, a 14 session "family skills" program designed to buttress ties between parents and their kids.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, Feb. 2, 2015

Charter school construction begins

Construction has begun on Richmond County's first start-up charter school, and officials say the building will be ready in August for the 2015-16 school year.
By Tracey McManus | Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015

Program provides weekend meals

Bayvale students receive take-home meals every Friday, a program born from a partnership between the Richmond County school system and Golden Harvest Food Bank.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Readers are role models for kids

Glenn Hills Elemtary School's Real Men Read initiative strives to offer students examples of successful men.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
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