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Academy of Richmond County students embrace technical skills, career-based classes

...transferred to Richmond Academy three years ago and felt lost when deciding which classes to take. After talking to her counselor, she decided to enter the school's cosmetology "career technical pathway" to learn how to create hairstyles and maintain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-14/academy-richmond-county-s
Expect better enrollment second time under Affordable Care Act

...potentially add significant costs.The enrollment period will run through Feb. 15, so many, like certified application counselor Anne Fulcher of Rural Health Services in Clearwater, made appointments to begin next week."We decided to go full-force...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-14/expect-better-enrollment-sec
Online resources cater to high schoolers studying college options

...college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help.The popularity...credits her parents, a good guidance counselor and a company called AcceptU with helping...schools where there might be one guidance counselor for as many as 1,000 students. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-01/how-pick-college-data-crunchers-hop
November visitors to spend about $2.4 million

...Thursday predicting the number of visitors and spending in Augusta each month.According to the report, the Georgia School Counselors Association's annual meeting in mid-November will bring in the most visitor spending at $651,460. The Augusta Rowing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-30/november-vi
Nine employees disciplined in academic fraud case at North Carolina

...work. The report also outlined how counselors for athletes steered struggling students to the classes, with two counselors even suggesting grades. Several knew...Nyang'oro met requests from football counselors to continue the sham classes and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-22/nine-employees-discipline
Speakers at anti-bullying rally say there's 'no room' for harassment in school system

...encouraged the audience to "don't ignore it, report it." Patterson also stressed the importance of talking to school counselors and friends to help prevent bullying when it occurs."If you do nothing, you are an accidental bully," Patterson said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-24/speakers-anti-bullying-ra
Rants & Raves

...decent night's sleep. I'VE BEEN TRYING to get a job as a school counselor in Richmond County for years. How is it that a principal was allowed to hire someone as a counselor who is not certified and did not even apply for the job? OUR MARINES...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-11/rants-raves
T.W. Josey senior, varsity basketball player dies after collapsing during pickup basketball game

...prayers are that God brings them grace, mercy and peace in this tragic time."Superintendent Angela Pringle said grief counselors will be on campus Tuesday to offer help to students.An autopsy will be conducted at the Atlanta GBI Lab Tuesday or Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-13/tw-josey-senior-varsity-bask
Body of missing teen found near Cross Creek High School

...deeper into the wooded area, the ground search team located the missing teen."Cross Creek Principal Jason Moore said grief counselors will be at the high school Wednesday.Moore said Dunn was a junior.Police said Dunn was last seen about 9:30 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-21/body-missing-teen-foun
Georgia races

...and raises for bus drivers NAME: W.P. "Pat" Garrett (Republican)AGE: 50FAMILY: SingleEMPLOYMENT: Family service counselor at Elliott Sons Funeral HomePOLITICAL EXPERIENCE: NoneCAMPAIGN PRIORITIES: Help businesses grow and help education initiatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-02/georgia-races