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Richmond County school board to make decision on rightsizing Tuesday

...National Hills; build a new K-8 school for west Augusta; and add a sixth grade to A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School.Board member Frank Dolan said the changes are necessary to make best use of the facilities with less...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-10/school-board-make-decisio
More students taking AP exams despite low success rate

As Georgia has fine-tuned its focus on college and career readiness, the number of graduates leaving high school having taken an AP exam has more than doubled over the past decade to 34,515.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-23/more-students-taking-ap-e
Tuberculosis tests planned at Hephzibah High

...doctor. The health department later returned to do two more rounds of tests.An A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School student tested positive for the bacteria in October during routine TB testing required for clinical study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-16/tuberculosis-tests-planne
Newsmakers

...Revolution awarded the 2013-2014 DAR Good Citizen award to:Chelsea Caldwell, A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School and overall county winner. Also getting awards were Caroline McInerney, Aquinas High School; Taylor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-03-20/newsmakers
Parents oppose closing National Hills Elementary

...building; build a new K-8 school for west Augusta; and add a sixth grade to A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School.Superintendent Frank Roberson said his staff will use feedback from the four community meetings to develop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-20/parents-oppose-closing-na
Consultants recommend closing, merging schools

...to accommodate expected growth in the area; and adding a sixth-grade class to A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School.Benton Starks, the senior director of facilities and maintenance, regarded the consultants' plan as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-01-21/consultants-recommend-clo
A.R. Johnson student tests positive for TB exposure

...for tuberculosis exposure this week at the third high school in about a year.An A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School student tested positive for the bacteria Monday during routine TB testing required for clinical work study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-10-09/ar-johnson-student-tests-
Georgia school chief honors A.R. Johnson school

After becoming one of the highest achieving schools in Georgia, A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School was congratulated Thursday by the state's top education chief.State Superintendent John Barge addressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-29/georgia-school-chief-hono
Summer school policy at magnet schools being challenged

...for the first time districtwide this summer, LaMonica Lewis, the prinicipal of A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School, permitted her middle-grade students who failed a class to retake the course in summer and remain enrolled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-17/summer-school-policy-magn
A.R. Johnson named school of excellence

A.R. Johnson Health Sciences and Engineering Magnet School was one of 28 named Georgia Schools of Excellence in Student Achievement for 2012.The distinction is given to schools that show...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-14/ar-johnson-named-school-e