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Rocket Club inspires creativity

...quite frankly fading."Hobbs and a small group of other black students experimented with rockets while at A.R. Johnson Junior High, but the Rocket Club was formed in 1964 after they moved to Josey and Beard was recruited as their adviser...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-05/rocket-club-inspires-crea
She grew greatness

...on.It began in February 1963, when she was approached by four black ninth-grade girls at what was then A.R. Johnson Junior High School."With what we were going through in the '60s, they asked me if I would be an adviser for them for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-12-17/she-grew-greatness
Editorials
Museum honors teacher who led Rocket Club at Josey High School

...of State Henry Kissinger.They tinkered with rockets well before Josey, as early as 1958, as students of A.R. Johnson Junior High. But it wasn't until Beard became their adviser in 1962 and Josey opened in 1964 that the program took off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-02-23/museum-honors-teacher-who
Education | Metro | Paine College | T.W. Josey High School | Education
Woman spreads love of music

...said. She also acknowledges time spent with a traveling trio directed by Rosa Sanders, her instructor at A.R. Johnson Junior High. Martha Taylor and Jessye Norman, the world-renowned opera star, completed the group which performed classical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/25/met_432369.shtml
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Pair took different paths to hall

...strengthened by Augusta vocal coaches and pianists Rosa Sanders Creque (also Miss Norman's music teacher at A.R. Johnson Junior High) and Emily Remington (founder of the Augusta Choral Society). Mrs. Creque took Miss Norman to meet Mark Fax...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/24/liv_271040.shtml
Life & style | Augusta State University | Lucy C. Laney High School | Paine College
Famous Augustans

...foot steps all the way to the Met at Carnegie Hall. They both went to C.T. Walker Elementary School, A.R. Johnson Junior High, Lucy C. Laney High School and Howard University. Sandra Walker took the reverse route. For six seasons she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/07/met_210974.shtml
Metro | North Augusta High School | Augusta State University | Lucy C. Laney High School | Paine College
Josey's first football coach, Henry Daggett, dies

...hope for is that there's other Daggetts and Duprees who will follow."Williams worked with Daggett at A.R. Johnson Junior High School, where Daggett worked as an administrator. When Josey began, Daggett took the reins of the initial squad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2012-12-05/joseys-first-football
Notable deaths in 2009

...opera star Jessye Norman, who received her first formal vocal coaching from Mrs. Creque at what was then A.R. Johnson Junior High School. SEPT. 5 Jay Weinberger Jay Weinberger was a popular Augusta businessman and generous donor to many of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/31/met_561447.shtml
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School board races attract 17 candidates

...Occupation: Retired as assistant principal of Glenn Hills High School; served as assistant principal of A.R. Johnson Junior High and as principal of John Houghton and William Robinson Elementary schools Political experience: None Reach Faith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/03/met_298351.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field | Butler High School | Glenn Hills High School | Augusta State University | Hephzibah High School | Paine College | Westside High School
A look at the 20th Century: 1955

...cancer is "so strong, it cannot be ignored." A low bid of $690,000 was submitted in March to build A.R. Johnson Junior High School for Negroes in Augusta. The Georgia Education Association went on record March 18 favoring racial segregation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/18/met_265853.shtml
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