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Columbia County school board votes down petition to start up proposed Columbia County School for the Arts

...petition be denied.The board voted 4-0 to deny the petition, with Vice Chairwoman Roxanne Whitaker absent.Board Chairwoman Regina Buccafusco said she could appreciate the group's effort and that in another school system the petition might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-23/columbia-county-school-bo
Columbia County school board passes budget for 2015-2016 school year

...thing we did when we had money was to restore some of those things that we hated to cut in the first place," school board Chairwoman Regina Buccafusco said. "It's wonderful to be able to restore for a change. We haven't done that for years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-09/columbia-county-school-bo
Review sought of Richmond County schools' career programs

...job markets. ... We can learn what we need to add and maybe what we need to create to improve our programs."Board Chairwoman Helen Minchew said she had heard similar concerns from Augusta employers and wanted Superintendent Angela Pringle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-20/review-sought-richmond-co
Richmond County school chief calls flexibility choice "middle ground"

Helen Minchew calls it the safe "middle ground."The Richmond County school board chairwoman also said the decision by the board to go with the Investing in Educational Excellence flexibility option was the only way to maintain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-15/richmond-county-school-c
Be an 'Everyday Hero' today

...become an Everyday Hero during Red Cross Month by helping your neighbors.Becky McKenzieAugusta (The writer is board chairwoman for the Augusta Chapter of the American Red Cross.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-05/be-everyday-hero-today
Aiken picks Dorchester educator as superintendent

...Carolina. And to be able to do that in a place like Aiken County, it's just a dream come true. I am honored."Board Chairwoman Rosemary English said Alford's dynamic interview helped seal his selection."Dr. Alford was our first interview...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-30/aiken-picks-dorchester-ed
Pringle gets high marks from board

...those are confidential according to her contract. We can say that we feel she has done a wonderful job so far," Board Chairwoman Helen Minchew said. "We've been very pleased with her progress, and we will probably start creating a new list...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-05-13/pringle-gets-high-marks-board
Hannah, Cain, others sworn in to RCBOE positions

Augusta resident Charlie Hannah and incumbent Board Chairwoman Venus Cain were among those sworn in as Richmond County Board of Education members Tuesday, adding a new face to the board's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-12-16/hannah-cain-others-sworn-rcboe-
Columbia County school board hears rezoning proposal for 2015 school year

...time we will be projecting and enrolling for the next school year, so we will need those numbers," she said.Board Chairwoman Regina Buccafusco agreed that a rezoning plan was needed."I think it's important to maximize the use of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-11/columbia-county-school-bo
Tim Spivey, Richmond County schools deputy superintendent, retires after 34 years of service

...itself. I always worked with great people. Roberson and my coworkers all were loyal and trustworthy."School board chairwoman Venus Cain said Spivey always had a "devilish grin" on his face as he worked, and was always ready to answer questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-30/tim-spivey-richmond-count