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Athens Banner-Herald
Demolition moratorium could affect plans for block at The Varsityof the area — which is currently the focus of some planning for future developm
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
of the area — which is currently the focus of some planning for future development involving the county government, the Clarke County School District and other entities — to assist in determining what types of zoning guidelines or other policies... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Special glasses needed to view approaching eclipseStadium, with free eclipse glasses for the first 5,000 people who show up at Re
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Stadium, with free eclipse glasses for the first 5,000 people who show up at Reed Alley to go into the stadium. The Clarke County School District has already announced plans to extend the school day Aug. 21. The eclipse peaks at about 2:39... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens gang report calls for more after-school activities, job opportunitiesnot likely to join a gang. Nearly 40 people discussed those and other research
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
not likely to join a gang. Nearly 40 people discussed those and other research findings during a meeting last week at the Clarke County School District’s H.T. Edwards Complex. The meeting and report were the results of a task force created by the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Clarke schools investigate racist social media postClarke County schools Superintendent Demond Means condemned a racist social med
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Clarke County schools Superintendent Demond Means condemned a racist social media posting by a Clarke County School District student in a Sunday message to school parents and workers. The post shows two young males, one white and one black, dressed... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Clarke schools investigate racist media postconsideration and understanding of our various beliefs, perspectives, and views
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
consideration and understanding of our various beliefs, perspectives, and views,” Means wrote in an email distributed to Clarke County School District parents, guardians and employees Sunday night. “That is why news of students from our school... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
New Clarke superintendent to hold public meet and greetThe Clarke County School District is staging a “meet and greet” session with ne
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
The Clarke County School District is staging a “meet and greet” session with new Clarke County schools Superintendent Demond Means this Monday. The event, which is open to the public, will run 4-6 p.m. in the atrium of the Athens Community Career... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Local scientists, teachers gear up for total eclipse coming Aug. 21sciences professor John Knox have already launched a drive to provide special d
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
sciences professor John Knox have already launched a drive to provide special dark glasses to every single student in the Clarke County School District on that day, plus glasses for 2,000 or so students in lower-income schools in surrounding... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Retired chemist Snook revels in spreading knowledge about the eclipsescience education professor Julie Luft, launched a fundraising drive that raise
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
science education professor Julie Luft, launched a fundraising drive that raised enough money to buy every student in the Clarke County School District a pair of eclipse glasses, plus some for students in surrounding counties. “He’s really doing... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Grant-funded East Athens STEM camp may endhas funded the camp, Heard said. A UGA group has also started a science-focuse
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 19 days ago
has funded the camp, Heard said. A UGA group has also started a science-focused camp that doesn’t charge fees, and the Clarke County School District also launched a large science-oriented, free camp this summer. The grant funding the camp... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Student facing several charges in Clarke Middle School pepper spray incidentthe gym, a large number of students were affected, mostly suffering watery eyes
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 20 days ago
the gym, a large number of students were affected, mostly suffering watery eyes and some respiratory issues, according to Clarke County School District Police Chief Fabian Jones. Emergency personnel were called to the scene and, along with a... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
In speech to teachers, new superintendent seeks ‘reset’Clarke County School District employees got a healthy dose of inspiration on Tu
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Clarke County School District employees got a healthy dose of inspiration on Tuesday, their first day back to work after summer vacation. They also received a promise from new Superintendent Demond Means to listen as he and they embark on a “reset”... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
H.T. Edwards changes the shape of education in AthensFor years the Clarke County School District’s H.T. Edwards complex was a catch-
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
For years the Clarke County School District’s H.T. Edwards complex was a catch-all — a place for the school system to put offices and programs that didn’t quite fit anywhere else. This year, the West Broad Street campus was rebuilt, reconfigured and... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Kids eat more fruits and veggies under new nutrition rulesDirector Misty Friedman. “The more well-fed you are, the better you’re going to
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Director Misty Friedman. “The more well-fed you are, the better you’re going to be able to pay attention in class.” Clarke County school district Director of Nutrition Paula Farmer echoed Friedman’s sentiment. “The meal pattern changes are... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Retired chemist Snook revels in spreading knowledge about the phenomenonscience education professor Julie Luft, launched a fundraising drive that raise
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
science education professor Julie Luft, launched a fundraising drive that raised enough money to buy every student in the Clarke County School District a pair of eclipse glasses, plus some for students in surrounding counties. “He’s really doing... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Wisconsin administrator is Clarke board’s choice for school superintendentCounty Board of Education has tapped a Wisconsin school administrator as its ch
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
County Board of Education has tapped a Wisconsin school administrator as its choice for the next superintendent of the Clarke County School District. Demond Means is now superintendent of the Mequon-Thiensville School District in Wisconsin.... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
New school year brings healthy lunches and local produce to cafeteriasitems off the line a la carte. “I think our students did a marvelous job adapt
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 29 days ago
items off the line a la carte. “I think our students did a marvelous job adapting to this new requirement,” Paula Farmer, Clarke County School District director of school nutrition, wrote in an email. Farmer said one downside witnessed in area... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Documents reveal previous concerns about former Athens teacher charged with sex crimesof misconduct prior to his arrest this month. Michael Henry Scott worked for t
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
of misconduct prior to his arrest this month. Michael Henry Scott worked for the school district from 2012 until May, when Clarke County School District officials refused to rehire him amid an investigation by the Athens-Clarke County Police... Read more

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