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Green Teachers Give Students Knowledge And Model Stewardship

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Several of Athens County’s rural school are ideally situated for outdoor learning opportunities, and many teachers have taken full advantage of those opportunities. Learning opportunities don’t have to just extend to the basic facts, explained Joe Brehm, environmental education coordinator at Rural Action. They give students the “tools to become stewards of their environment.” The… Read More

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Parents And Teachers Collaborate On Healthy Eating For Kids

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It’s early days for a group of parents and administrators of Athens City Schools who are trying to find a way to provide better meals at schools, while educating students and families about broader issues of nutrition. Jessica Reed, a Morrison Elementary parent, started the Facebook page ACS Nutrition after a discussion began about school… Read More

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Athens Police Goals Largely Met In 2013

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The Athens Police Department set goals to shift the “party school” reputation, calm crime through traffic stops and continue policing noise complaints, all of which officials say they have done in the last year. Police Chief Tom Pyle said the community initiatives, including victim’s outreach, graffiti clean-up and programs for low income families have also… Read More