From left, Dakota Mills, Kaitlyn Gaston, Kristi Burke, Karen Brancroft and Jordan Jackson study about Africa at Gladden Middle School. Recently Kristi Burke, sister of eighth grade reading teacher Karen Bancroft, visited Gladden Middle School and shared information about Africa. Students saw and heard about Burke’s mission experiences that entailed working with children and going on safaris. The students enjoyed seeing pictures of students in school and the wild animals in their natural habitat. She also brought items she purchased in Africa for students to see.
Dalton school system buys building
Dalton Public Schools is expanding its footprint near downtown.
Testing the waters
When teachers and students scan the calendar for the 2014-2015 academic year, they won’t find Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) or other annual exams of which they’re accustomed.
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Brookwood fights childhood cancer with McKinley
McKinley Kersey is 9. This past year she was a fourth-grader at Brookwood Elementary. And she is a cancer survivor.
‘We can’t say how grateful we are’
Last year, an anonymous donor stepped forward with almost $1 million to fund a major renovation of the athletic facilities at Southeast Whitfield High School.
Whitfield schools aim for only slight increase in spending
The Whitfield County Board of Education isn’t looking to make any big changes in its fiscal year 2015 budget.
Singletary named teacher of the year
Math isn’t always some students’ favorite subject, but Billy Singletary strives to find ways to keep his students engaged in the classroom, including through the use of humor and by viewing his students as part of a team.
Returned furlough days included in Murray schools tentative budget
The Murray County Board of Education hasn’t raised taxes in 12 years.
The ‘biggest surprise party’ of her life
Ardith Bates, principal of Gladden Middle School, was told there was a “situation” in the school gym that needed her attention, she said.
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