Ga. middle school teacher busted growing pot

...police said.The home is located around the corner from Clarke Middle School, where LePage is a sixth-grade social studies teacher.In addition to marijuana growing inside the home, drug agents found equipment commonly used for indoor farming...

Fifth-grader at Stevens Creek wins Columbia County spelling bee

...to Charles' first-place finishes at Stevens Creek three years in a row.Brenda Williams, a sixth-grade social studies teacher at Grovetown Middle, who has coordinated the bee for more than a decade, said she is always amazed at the bright...

Education policy change puts renewed emphasis on social studies

In 2012, Georgia replaced NCLB's accountability measure with the College and Career Readiness Performance Index, which weighs scores in social studies, science and language arts just as much as reading and math.

Former educator gives back to Hornsby K-8

...teacher," who always had ethical discussions and moral lessons along with rigorous academics.As sixth-grade social studies teacher Audra Roper watched her pupils in the bleachers listen to Jackson's daughter announce the gifts, she said she...

Local Civil War re-enactors commemorate Battle of Gettysburg 150th anniversary

...re-enactors from Southern states."The guys in gray were just as honorable as the guys in blue," said Christman, a social studies teacher at the Academy of Richmond County and the moderator of the school's Civil War Re-enactment Club.Kevin Rorer...

Money management among dismissal factors for Greenbrier baseball coach Chris Wilkins

...2012 and 2013.Attempts to reach Wilkins, who will still have a position as a health and physical education and social studies teacher at the high school, were unsuccessful.In the interim, assistant coaches David Barnes and Mark Turner will...

Negative balance leads to negative outcome for Wilkins

...in 2012 and 2013.Attempts to reach Wilkins, who still has a position as a health and physical education and social studies teacher at the high school, were unsuccessful.In the interim, assistant coaches David Barnes and Mark Turner will...

River swim is first and least-predictable leg of Ironman

...decades."The weeds have always been there, but they weren't as noticeable," said Killips, a high school social studies teacher preparing for his third Ironman. "You can see them down below you, and there are a few spots where you are...

Aiken County school year ends

...a day filled with mixed emotions for teachers."It's bittersweet," said Matt Franklin, a fifth-grade social studies teacher at Belvedere. "You're sad to see them go because you spent the last year getting to know them and they've...

Aspiring Leaders Academy trains Richmond County teachers to become administrators

...duties a full-fledged administrator would do.Brown said she hopes to become a principal while Burnette, a social studies teacher at Glenn Hills Middle School, is shooting to be a superintendent.Both have applied for administrator jobs for...