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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
Trustees approve takeover of boosters' books

...Nagle said."We need to realize that these are volunteers that are benefiting us," added District 4 trustee Roxanne Whitaker.Board members also tentatively approved staff projections for the 2013-14 school year. With an expected student...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-03-12/trustees-approve-takeover
Columbia County's schools to grow but add few teachers

...classes at different schools."That seems like a bookkeeper's nightmare," said District 4 School Board member Roxanne Whitaker."It means we've cut the budget to the marrow," Nagle said, by shifting fractional duties to other staffers rather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-03-27/columbia-countys-schools-
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
Incumbents fare well in Columbia County voting

...Butch' Holley, with each incumbent getting nearly 70 percent of the vote.In the District 4 school board race, Roxanne Whitaker won nearly 60 percent of the vote to beat Deborah Fisher and Bobby Ray Strickland. In the District 1 school board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2012-08
Some Columbia County school board members decline new iPads

...said. "I think that should be your choice."Chairwoman Regina Bucca fusco and board members Mike Sleeper and Roxanne Whitaker said they didn't want an iPad."I say we save the money and use it for something else," Whitaker said.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-11-13/some-columbia-county-scho