Groundbreaking held for new Leavelle McCampbell Middle School

...alumni association and have lots of memories from the old school."Bates and a large crowd watched as Aiken County superintendent Sean Alford joined board of education members in the groundbreaking.Leavelle McCampbell principal Johnny Spears...

Aiken school district officials announce new assessment scores, STEM initiative

One of the most important district improvement efforts set in motion by Aiken County Superintendent Sean Alford at a board of education meeting Tuesday deals with higher scholastic expectations for students. A tool being used...

Readers grade area officials on leadership

...12 B ? 18 C ? 17 D ? 24 F ? 24Richmond County Superintendent Angela PringleGrade: B- A ? 9 B ? 33 C ? 27 D ? 8 F ? 12Grade: B- A...26 B ? 22 C ? 15 D ? 7 F ? 5Columbia County Superintendent Sandra CarrawayGrade: A- A ? 34 B ? 20 C ? 11 D ? 2 F ? 4Grade...

New Aiken County superintendent takes whirlwind tour during district's opening day

Around 25,000 students in Aiken County returned to class on Monday. Some found new superintendent Dr. Sean Alford waiting to say hello.

High school graduation rates rise in Richmond, Columbia counties

...for the increase in graduation rates. Richmond County superintendent Angela Pringle said her district's overhauled...actions contributed to our success."Columbia County superintendent Sandra Carraway said in an e-mail that she was...

Pringle makes changes to improve school system communication

One month into a sometimes tumultuous back-to-school launch, Richmond County Superintendent Angela Pringle said the district has started several initiatives designed to let employees and parents know that she's listening.

Columbia County school system picks state model with flexibility, mandates

...things such as facility construction, class sizes, expenditures, teacher certification and salary schedules, county Superintendent Sandra Carraway said.This past year, all of Georgia's school systems and districts were forced to choose...

State superintendent misses Augusta school tour

...that's making changes to improve its performance and a school that already has outstanding performance," Richmond County Superintendent Angela Pringle said. "We wanted to show how we are working at each level to make our schools better."Kaden...

Retired Aiken County superintendent Elizabeth Eve­ritt discusses district success, future

...Thursday.She sat down with The Augusta Chron icle to talk about her four decades in education, her time as Aiken County superintendent, and what she feels will be a positive period for the district in the years ahead. After some extended travel...

New Aiken County superintendent discusses urgency, leadership

Dr. Sean Alford takes the reins as superintendent of Aiken County schools Aug. 1. Recently, he sat down to talk about his career path, what he defines excellence to be and what the successful application of his core themes for the district might look like.