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Columbia County announces Teacher of the Year

...Teacher of the Year. Finalists for the state honor will be named in February and a winner chosen in May.Holmes is the first Teacher of the Year from Baker Place Elementary because this is the school's first year of eligibility in the countywide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-10-04/columbia-county-announces
I never ask the right things on the telephone

...he said, a student whom he had caught looking at his neighbor's paper actually congratulated him."I was the first teacher that had ever caught him cheating in his career as a student," the teacher said.I'm sure that student learned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-27/i-never-ask-right-things-tele
Richmond County names top teacher

...classroom -- that I teach and touch lives."It's been a humbling series of events for Cooper. She was the school's first Teacher of the Year, as Pine Hill opened in August 2009. She was one of five finalists for the district award, then she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-11-11/richmond-county-names-top
Education | Metro | Education
Shuttle program timeline

...re-entry, seven killed; shuttles grounded during investigation.2005: Shuttle flights resume with Discovery.2007: First teacher-astronaut, Barbara Morgan.2011: Last flights of Discovery, Endeavour, and soon, Atlantis.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2011-07-07/shuttle-program-timeline
Top SC teacher gets Bahamas vacation

...to improve public education in South Carolina.Charlotte, N.C.-based Bojangles helped sponsor the state's first teacher appreciation month last month and donated the cruise to the state's teacher of the year, Kelly Nalley of Fork Shores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-06-22/top-sc-teacher-gets-bahamas-
Act in the interest of education

...thing that needs to be cut for a lack of funds is anything that is directly part of student education. Before the first teacher is let go or a class size is increased, or the impact on the actual instruction of a student is felt, the gross bureaucracy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/16/let_511566.shtml
Letters
Rants and raves

...seeing the young teachers who dress like the high school kids. A RAVE FOR MS. HENNESSEY at C.T. Walker. She is the first teacher there who has given her personal contact info for her students just in case they need some help on homework! I applaud...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-08-26/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Parents' attention is crucial

...said parents are the "single most important variable" in a child's schooling. "The parents are the child's first teacher," she said. "Teachers will not be able to do their job without the support of the parents." Monday night's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/29/met_185303.shtml
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Remembering Challenger 20 years later

...sight witnessed by the families of the seven astronauts and onlookers who came to watch the historic launch of the first teacher in space. The disaster shattered NASA's spit-shined image and the belief that spaceflight could become as routine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/28/liv_50045.shtml
Life & style
A class act

...began at Curtis Baptist School. She was one of the first teachers hired in 1964, she said, and she spent 21 years there...teacher in school, but I have always considered her my first teacher, and she's always been my mentor," said Hutto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-06-29/class-act
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