A.R. Johnson, Murphy Middle students explore Augusta job options during career day

...businesses, industries and universities attended Friday's event, offering students from A.R. Johnson and Murphey Middle School the opportunity to explore local career options.Police officers, firefighters, doctors and others spent the...

Murphey Middle program seeks to strengthen family bonds

The scene in Murphey Middle School's cafeteria could have easily been mistaken for a family...and their families were strong.They were participating in Murphey Middle School's Strengthening Families Program, a 14 session "family...

Schools reach out to communities as they prepare for Georgia Milestones

...Georgia Milestones assessments in April, but she plans to study just as hard as her son, a sixth-grader at Murphey Middle School.As far as she's concerned, education and test preparation begin at home."I need to be in tune with what...

School board discusses projects at retreat

...construction projects.Baker first covered the merger between T.W. Josey High School and Murphey Middle School, expected to end in May 2015. Murphey Middle School is slated to close and Josey will be converted to a sixth- through 12th-grade school...

Schools advocate and community activist Monique Braswell withdraws from school board race

...talked away from the microphone at a public meeting in February about the consolidation of T.W. Josey High and Murphey Middle schools.Along with her school outreach, Braswell held annual Thanksgiving dinners in housing projects that fed thousands...

Richmond County Board of Education appoints new principals at Lucy C. Laney, T.W. Josey high schools

...his position at T.W. Josey, mainly overseeing the reconfiguration of the school to a 6-12 grade school.Murphey Middle School and Josey High School will merge in the next few years as part of a rightsizing program, with eighth graders moving...

Family, friends of teen struck by car wait for answers

...looking at all three leaving the scene."Lewis said Devontae, a seventh grade student and football player at Murphey Middle School, is distraught about Zykeith's death and trying to understand his own survival.Devontae stunned family and...

Josey principal Ronald Wiggins accepts Muscogee County School Board job offer

...to navigate drastic changes ? the Richmond County Board of Education gave final approval this month to merge Murphey Middle School and Josey ? with eighth-graders moving in 2015 and sixth- and seventh-graders following in 2017.

Ex-school janitor admits sex charges

...Attorney Titus Nichols.The investigation of that complaint led to the revival of a complaint in March 2012 by a Murphey Middle School student. She reported Price, a janitor at the school, had touched her in a sexual manner, Nichols said.Investigators...

Augusta school officials ponder how to replace Race to the Top funding

...teachers wanting to become administrators. WHILE THE DISTRICT as a whole was affected by the grant, Butler High and Murphey Middle schools received extra funding for being some of the lowest-achieving schools needing reform. Each school was given...