Teacher arrests stun Burke County High School

...accused of sending inappropriate text messages to a student.Then, on Feb. 22, assistant football coach and social studies teacher Eric Luke turned himself in on charges of theft by receiving stolen property."I'm still in shock," said...

Social studies teacher earns county honors

Evans Middle School seventh-grade social studies teacher Lorraine Hall may have been a woman ahead of her time. She'd adopted the "no child left behind" philosophy long before President...

Li repeats as Columbia County Spelling Bee champion

...Taylor."She was really good, so I was a little bit nervous," he said.Dr. Brenda Williams, a sixth-grade social studies teacher at Grovetown Middle School and the bee coordinator, was impressed by the two competitors left standing at the...

School laptops losing luster because of budget crunches

BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine -- Social studies teacher Eric Chamberlin clicks on a projector connected...the 13-year-old said. Ninth-grade social studies teacher Joyce Sirois said she's eager to integrate laptops...

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Silver Bluff teacher is best in field

...School teacher Jim McNeill was named the National Social Studies Teacher of the Year at a recent conference in Houston...other teachers I work with," the ninth-grade social studies teacher said. "I know lots of teachers who do so many...

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During Blackout Day, Academy of Richmond County students learn to live without technology

...power went out. How to get food, protect ourselves from the elements, that sort of thing," Roberts said.Social studies teacher Will Christman used the blackout theme to discuss the Civil War era with his students in a hands-on fashion...

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...

College graduates face a tight, competitive job market

...school to pursue a second career and his passion: teaching. For nearly a year, he has applied to work as a social studies teacher in high schools locally and in surrounding counties.Scalise said he's also tried to get a substitute position...

Barrington Irving touts science, engineering careers at Morgan Road Middle School

...chose his own path in life."And that's the reaction Morgan Road faculty and staff wanted to see. Science and social studies teacher Carlos Marshall felt Irving's life story would help students understand practical uses for subjects they learned...

Kroger gives $20,000 in school supplies to Augusta teachers

...ganizations as well. Anything like this is really helpful and useful to us."Derrek Blitch, a sixth-grade social studies teacher at Hephzibah Middle School, said he appreciated any events that helped teachers get the supplies they needed...