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Saturday, June 26

Blueprint: Early reading program works, review finds

An independent evaluation of the Clarke County School District's Early Reading First program shows that it's preparing preschool students to move on to kindergarten.

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Thursday, June 24

Bread for Life helps those in knead

About five sets of hands worked a wheat dough into golf ball-sized plops Monday, cutting and rolling and molding them until they were all uniform.

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Friday, May 21

Blueprint: Young pirates on the hunt for literary treasure this summer

WATKINSVILLE - Swashbuckling kids celebrated the start of summer reading Thursday by painting cardboard pirate ships and launching into a water balloon battle on the lawn of the Oconee County Library.

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Monday, May 17

Blueprint: Local Businesses broadening students' ideas about the future

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Friday, May 14

Blueprint: Small-scale project builds interest in history

For as long as Jeremiah Whitaker can remember, he's dreamed of flying.

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Tuesday, April 20

Students naturally drawn to outdoor learning

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Monday, April 19

Schools favoring charters

Two Northeast Georgia school districts are taking steps to gain more spending flexibility and freedom from rigid state regulations under laws that give schools the option of setting up self-governing systems.

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Monday, April 05

High school students persuade Commerce officials to clean up city reservoir

COMMERCE - When they saw that town leaders were overlooking obvious problems at the city reservoir, one group of Commerce High School students stepped up to protect the lake from the litterbugs, partiers and mud-boggers who were putting the public water supply at risk.

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Friday, April 02

Fair amount of science displays

Several students clustered around Elliott Chung and his small, black, wheeled robot Thursday to watch a video of the robot moving on command.

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Wednesday, March 10

Barrow County schools aims to prove there's an art to learning

In some Auburn Elementary School classrooms, students aren’t just learning how to read words — they’re pulling them apart and turning them into music.

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Sunday, December 06

Lanoue convinces dropouts to return

Almost a dozen dropouts accepted Philip Lanoue's challenge to come back to school after the Clarke County School District's new superintendent sent out personalized letters urging them not to give up on their education.

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Sunday, November 22

Oglethorpe band holds fundraiser for booster

Donna Magnus is one of the Oglethorpe County High School's biggest band supporters.

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Wednesday, October 21

Fowler Drive science teacher wins prestigious award

Every week, Fowler Drive Elementary students peer through microscopes to look at cells or don protective goggles to study chemical reactions.

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Wednesday, October 07

Governor rewards Oglethorpe for boosting SAT scores

LEXINGTON - Oglethorpe County High School achieved a feat few schools have accomplished and received accolades from two of the state's top executives Tuesday.

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Sunday, October 04

Blueprint: Successful schools make it a family affair

School administrators could spend thousands of dollars each year on teachers and programs, but none of it will help students do better unless parents are involved, according to a leading expert on families and schools from the Annenberg Institute for School reform.

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Intake volunteers, Office volunteers, Cereals, Canned meats, Personal items for senior

The Ark

Baby diapers, Grocery giftcards

Athens Area Emergency Food Bank

Macaroni and cheese, Dry pasta, Pork and beans

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Still time to register for American Red Cross Fright Flight 5K

Registration still is open for the American Red Cross’ first Fright Flight 5K being held Oct. 25.

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United Way seeks donations for silent auction

The United Way’s Women’s Leadership Circle is seeking donations of silent auction items for its annual Holiday Market Table Top Tree and Wreath Auction being held Nov. 18 at Hotel Indigo in the Rialto Room.

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16th Annual Christmas in Comer Reindeer RunWalk

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December 5, 2009 • More Photos

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Athens Academy charity fashion show

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November 21, 2009 • More Photos

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