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Augusta-area teachers benefit from Kroger's classroom supply giveaway

...efficient level," Parks said. "This drive is very important."Desiree Pernells, a third-grade teacher at North Aiken Elementary School, was a first-time participant and learned about the giveaway on Facebook and through co-workers last week...
North Aiken Elementary PTO treasurer charged with theft

Aiken County authorities have charged the treasurer of the North Aiken Elementary School PTO with stealing more than $5,000 from the organization, according to a news release from the Aiken County Sheriff's Office...
Veterans Day events

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, American Legion Post 71, 333 E. Spring Grove Ave., North Augusta; sponsored by Ladies Unit 71; tickets sold at Parks Pharmacy, Sno-Cap Drive-in; (706) 831-9624VETERANS APPRECIATION PROGRAM: 6 p.m. Saturday, Tabernacle Baptist Church family life center, 1223 Laney-Walker Blvd.; sponsored by the Augusta Branch of the NAACP; awards will be presented to retired area combat veterans; $25; (706) 733-6242
Fresh fruit, veggie snacks make lesson more palatable

An apricot-plum hybrid had North Aiken Elementary School pupils buzzing about whether the fruit mix actually came from a dinosaur.

The following Aiken County teachers have been named Teachers of the Year for the 2008-09 school year for their schools:
Put a 'Twist' on the day

Six-year-old Mariah Washington (bottom left) and Samuel McCall (bottom right) recite poetry during a performance for mothers at the Muffins for Mom program in honor of Mother's Day at North Aiken Elementary School in Aiken.
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...much time on any one question. - Remind your child to relax. Source: Cynthia Baker, guidance counselor at North Aiken Elementary School EAT A GOOD BREAKFAST: Eat some food that has protein in it for breakfast (and for lunch if the test is given...
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta State University
Teacher's approach excites pupils' curiosity

...should be able to start at zero and end at what number?" asked Ms. Swygert, a math and science teacher at North Aiken Elementary School. "One hundred," replied the second-graders. Ms. Swygert said Tuesday's exercise to divide one sheet...
School board meeting

The following took place at the Aiken County School Board's Feb. 14 meeting:
Aiken County Board of Education
Dr. Seuss' cat attends birthday celebrations

Two special visitors spent time at East Aiken Elementary School on Monday. "I retired from this school in 1988," said former teacher Hazel Cadle, who visited the school to read the Dr. Seuss classic The Cat in the Hat.
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