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School board approves closing four schools, reconfiguring two others

...K-8 school to accommodate growth in west Augusta and adding a sixth grade to A.R. Johnson Health Science Engineering Magnet School.The design work for the new K-8 school and construction to house sixth graders at Johnson are already included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-11/school-board-approves-clo
Richmond County school board to make decision on rightsizing Tuesday

...Hills; build a new K-8 school for west Augusta; and add a sixth grade to A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School.Board member Frank Dolan said the changes are necessary to make best use of the facilities with less money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-10/school-board-make-decisio
More students taking AP exams despite low success rate

...earned a 3 or better out of 444 exams taken in 2013, and 17 made the cut at A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School out of 115 tests administered.Roberson said he has asked the curriculum department to audit the AP courses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-23/more-students-taking-ap-e
Tuberculosis tests planned at Hephzibah High

...The health department later returned to do two more rounds of tests.An A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School student tested positive for the bacteria in October during routine TB testing required for clinical study work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-16/tuberculosis-tests-planne
Newsmakers

...Revolution awarded the 2013-2014 DAR Good Citizen award to:Chelsea Caldwell, A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School and overall county winner. Also getting awards were Caroline McInerney, Aquinas High School; Taylor Clark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-03-20/newsmakers
Parents oppose closing National Hills Elementary

...building; build a new K-8 school for west Augusta; and add a sixth grade to A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School.Superintendent Frank Roberson said his staff will use feedback from the four community meetings to develop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-20/parents-oppose-closing-na
A.R. Johnson student tests positive for TB exposure

...tuberculosis exposure this week at the third high school in about a year.An A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School student tested positive for the bacteria Monday during routine TB testing required for clinical work study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-10-09/ar-johnson-student-tests-
Georgia school chief honors A.R. Johnson school

After becoming one of the highest achieving schools in Georgia, A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School was congratulated Thursday by the state's top education chief.State Superintendent John Barge addressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-29/georgia-school-chief-hono
Consultants recommend closing, merging schools

...accommodate expected growth in the area; and adding a sixth-grade class to A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School.Benton Starks, the senior director of facilities and maintenance, regarded the consultants' plan as a way...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-01-21/consultants-recommend-clo
Newsmakers

...freshman at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Stanley is a graduate of A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School and is a freshman at North Carolina A&T State University. Unchu Pyon has been named to the dean's list...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-10-31/newsmakers