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School officials excited by Fort Gordon's growth

...need, we'll be able to take advantage of the impact this growth will have on our schools and our community." Roxanne Whitaker, the vice chairwoman of the Co lumbia County school board, also thought the growth presented an opportunity to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2015-07-20/school-offici
Columbia County school board votes down petition to start up proposed Columbia County School for the Arts

...said before recommending the petition be denied.The board voted 4-0 to deny the petition, with Vice Chairwoman Roxanne Whitaker absent.Board Chairwoman Regina Buccafusco said she could appreciate the group's effort and that in another school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-23/columbia-county-school-bo
Columbia County school officials plan rollback of property taxes

...We wanted to roll our millage rate back because we were able to do it this year," school board Vice-Chairwoman Roxanne Whitaker said. "The community has been more than accepting to the fact that we had to move it up a couple of years in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-18/columbia-county-school-of
Columbia County school board passes budget for 2015-2016 school year

...supports in the classroom with employees and instruction materials (and technology)," Caraway said.Schools Trustee Roxanne Whitaker said this year's budget process has been a welcome change from what the board had experienced in the past several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-09/columbia-county-school-bo
Fort Gordon growth makes sales-tax package critical for Columbia County schools, superintendent says

...system continues to grow as it has in the last five to 10 years, we would have very few options," Carraway added.Roxanne Whitaker, vice chairwoman of the Columbia County Board of Education, represents the district that includes Harlem Middle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-20/fort-gordon-growth-makes-
Columbia County School Board trustees approve massive rezoning plan, grant waivers

...rezoning is. I know how it affects the families."These students do not want to move to Harlem schools."Trustee Roxanne Whitaker, who cast the lone vote against the plan, said she doesn't agree with sending students who live inside Grovetown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-27/columbia-county-school-bo
Harlem nixes idea of closing town's police department

...department."We live in this town for several reasons," county school board Vice Chairwoman and Harlem resident Roxanne Whitaker said. "But this is the safest place you can live in Columbia County and in the CSRA largely due to the police department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-09/harlem-nixes-idea-closing-tow
Group seeks to establish arts charter school in Columbia County

...board members were unaware of the group's intentions and had not seen the letter of intent Friday.Board Trustee Roxanne Whitaker said she "has never been a big proponent" of the charter school concept, but pledged to keep an open mind when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-01-31/group-seeks-establish-art
Big growth expected with Cyber Command

...portable classrooms in Columbia County are almost inevitable, Tuckey said.Columbia County school board member Roxanne Whitaker said the system is anticipating about 1,750 new students from the command over the next few years, but an ongoing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-24/big-growth-expected-cybe
Columbia County Board of Education to forgive snow days

...enforce it."I would rather add the Monday after the Masters," Sleeper said. "That is my preference."Trustee Roxanne Whitaker also expressed concern that teachers would not have enough time to properly prepare students for the CRCT exams in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-25/columbia-county-forgive-snow-days