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Meet Derrick Maxwell, new principal of Cedar Shoals High School  Red and Black

Derrick Maxwell, Cedar Shoals High School principal, did not originally intend to get into academia.



Former Cedar Shoals High School athletes return to coach Athens students  Red and Black

Athens is considered a home away from home for University of Georgia students, but for others, Athens has always been home.



Cedar Shoals High School Gets a Bad Rap  Flagpole Magazine

Recently, I spoke out against the Athens Banner-Herald for their lack of equal representation of Athens high schools. After the start of the high-school football ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Cedar Shoals High School Graduation  Online Athens

Graduates turn their tassels during Cedar Shoals' graduation in Athens, Ga., Friday, May 18, 2018. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald). Buy Photo. [2/21].



Photos: PHOTOS: Cedar Shoals Jaguars Football Practice  Online Athens

The Cedar Shoals Jaguars were busy at practice Wednesday afternoon gearing up for their home opener where they'll face off with the Winder-Barrow Bulldogs ...



Montgomery's Worthy inducted in Cedar Shoals High School Hall of Fame  Montgomery Advertiser

Charles J. Worthy, a native of Montgomery, was inducted into Cedar Shoals (Georgia) Hall of Fame on Sept. 15. This distinguished educator has been noted ...



Clarke Central, Cedar Shoals High School students take part in early voting for the first time  Red and Black

Taking example from Cedar Shoals High School, Clarke Central High School seniors went to the polls for the first time on Nov. 1 at the Athens-Clarke County ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Cedar Shoals Students Vote  Online Athens

Students from Cedar Shoals High School took a field trip to City Hall and the Board of Elections Wednesday morning to learn about the history of Athens-Clarke ...



PHOTOS: Cedar Shoals Jaguars defeat Clarke Central Gladiators, 17-7  Red and Black

Cedar Shoals High School and Clarke Central High School faced off in their annual Classic City Rivalry on Friday, Sept. 28. The Cedar Shoals Jaguars beat the ...



Sinkhole in East Athens opens under Cedar Shoals school bus, no injuries caused  Red and Black

A sinkhole opened as a Clarke County School District bus was approaching an intersection in East Athens, causing the bus to tilt on the road but not harming ...



Athens students 'keep resisting' in National School Walkout, urge for stricter gun control  Red and Black

While many high schoolers were doing homework on Tuesday after school, Camryn Tanner, a 16-year-old student at Cedar Shoals High School, was making ...



Audit Criticizes CCSD's Handling of Cedar Shoals Allegations, Coach Accused of Sex Crimes  Flagpole Magazine

Two independent investigations released last week sharply criticized the Clarke County School District's handling of an alleged sexual assault at Cedar Shoals ...



CCSD Names New Principals at Cedar Shoals, Clarke Central, Chase Street, Stroud and JJ Harris  Flagpole Magazine

Derrick Maxwell is returning to Cedar Shoals High School. Maxwell—the former Whit Davis Elementary principal who led Cedar Shoals through the unpleasant ...



Efforts undertaken in Athens area to get out the high school vote  Online Athens

Equipped with a packet of voter registration forms, a half a box of pens and several bags of Jolly Rancher candies, North Oconee High School's Teen ...



Athens writer publishes 2nd book before graduating high school  Online Athens

Willie Craddick Jr. attends Cedar Shoals High School. He flips burgers at a fast-food joint for extra cash. Oh, and he is a published author with two books to his ...



Cedar Shoals Teacher Takes Students to Vote for the First Time  Flagpole Magazine

A group of 53 seniors from Cedar Shoals High School cast their ballots for the very first time while on a field trip to Athens City Hall and the Athens-Clarke County ...



New principals announced for five Clarke County schools  Red and Black

Five community members have been hired as new principals for schools in the Clarke County School District.



New school year a homecoming for Clarke high school principals  Online Athens

The beginning of school is a homecoming of sorts for new principals at Clarke County's two high schools.At Cedar Shoals High School, still feeling the effects of ...



Former Cedar Shoals Students Cleared of Sexually Assaulting Classmate  Flagpole Magazine

An alleged rape at Cedar Shoals High School two years ago that rocked the Clarke County School District—leading to the firing of Cedar's principal and ...



Police: Threat to 'pull a white boy and shoot up school' not serious  WXIA-TV

Athens-Clarke County Police are questioning a student who allegedly made threats to shoot up Cedar Shoals High School.



3 cleared of rape in Cedar Shoals case, re-indicted on molestation charge  Online Athens

A grand jury recently cleared three students of rape and other charges in a case involving a 15-year-old girl at Cedar Shoals High School nearly two years ago.



Athens area schools boost graduation rates  Online Athens

The Georgia Department of Education announced this week that the graduation rate for Georgia's public high schools is at an all-time high.The state's ...



Several Clarke County teachers awarded grants - News  Online Athens

The Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Excellence in Public Education recently honored teachers and administrators in the Clarke County School District ...



Cedar Shoals to honor inaugural class of Alumni Hall of Fame  Online Athens

Cedar Shoals High School will induct 13 members into the inaugural class of its Alumni Hall of Fame on Saturday.The induction will be celebrated with a ...



Athens Community Career Academy gets a rethink  Online Athens

The Clarke County School district's new career academy sputtered following its launch in the 2011-12 school year.But now the Athens Community Career ...



Jaguars seeking another year of growth under Ryals  Online Athens

Although Leroy Ryals has brought much to the Cedar Shoals football program in the last two years, perhaps the most critical touch he's applied is one of stability.



Greg Huberty, Clarke Teacher of Year, aims to inspire  Online Athens

Greg Huberty's ties to Clarke County public schools, run deep, especially at Cedar Shoals High School. Recently named Clarke County Teacher of the Year, ...



New Georgia Possible program creates partnership between UGA and Clarke County Schools  Red and Black

Chosen students in each of the two Clarke County High Schools now have the opportunity to participate in a three-year program preparing them for the future.



Clarke County School District updates: Fiscal surplus, new initiatives, awards  Red and Black

The Clarke County School District, which educates around 14000 students, recently made a series of announcements regarding budgets, new initiatives and ...



AUDIT: Procedures failed after sex crime allegations at Clarke schools  Online Athens

Clarke County schools' botched response to a student's rape assertion had much in common to the way school officials handled reports of inappropriate conduct ...



Career-changers becoming science teachers at Clarkes Cedar Shoals High School  Online Athens

Three young career changers are getting a competitive education at a Clarke County high school this school year, but the main beneficiaries might be students ...



3 cleared of rape at Athens high school; charged with molestation  FOX 5 Atlanta

ATHENS, Ga. - A Clarke County Grand Jury has cleared three students of rape and other charges in a nearly 2-year-old case involving a 15-year-old girl.



Clarke Centrals Hayes Phillips named STAR student  Online Athens

Clarke Central High School senior Hayes Phillips is Clarke County's new STAR student, and will now go on to compete with other county STAR students from ...



Derrick Maxwell named interim principal at Cedar Shoals High School  Online Athens

Derrick Maxwell will become interim principal at Cedar Shoals High School, Clarke County School Superintendent Philip Lanoue announced today.Maxwell ...



Cedar Shoals High School brings on new principal  Online Athens

Cedar Shoals High School has brought on DeAnne Varitek as the school's new principal. See photos here.



After a Rough Year, Cedar Shoals High School Tries to Turn the Page  Flagpole Magazine

Editor's note: Turning the page is a new, occasional column on education from a student perspective, written by Cedar Shoals High School senior Najja ...



Athens high school targeted in latest social media shooting threat  Atlanta Journal Constitution

For the second time in less than a week, a shooting threat against an Athens high school was posted on social media, officials confirmed Monday. Clarke Central ...



Georgia teen on a hot streak with frozen treats  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Like some of his fellow classmates at Cedar Shoals High School in Athens, Beau Shell stays busy with...



UPDATE: Cedar Shoals principal relieved of duties over schools response to student rape report  Online Athens

Cedar Shoals High School Principal Tony Price has been relieved of duties in the wake of the alleged sexual assault of a Cedar Shoals student last month.



Grady Sports Media students mentor high school students in sports broadcast program  UGA Today

The allure of a Friday night for teens and young adults is palpable. It's a time to celebrate the end of a long week, hang out with friends and anticipate the ...



PHOTOS: Boo at the Zoo: families celebrate Halloween season at Bear Hollow  Red and Black

Families lined up outside of Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo in Athens, Georgia on Thursday, Oct. 25, for their annual "Boo at the Zoo" event. Children and ...



Athens-Clarke County police appoint new captain  Red and Black

William Hood has been appointed to Captain in the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, an Athens-Clarke County press release said. The former ...



Photos: The third annual Clarke/Oconee County football Media Day  Online Athens

High School Football coaches from around the Clarke/Oconee County area pose for a photo at the third annual Clarke/Oconee County football media day in ...



Former Bulldog, Athens native Carlos Strong joining ACS basketball staff  Online Athens

Former Cedar Shoals standout, McDonalds All-American and University of Georgia star Carlos Strong is joining the boys basketball program at Athens Christian ...



Cedar Shoals HS teacher arrested after bar incidents in downtown Athens  Online Athens

A Cedar Shoals High School teacher was arrested after he allegedly caused disturbances at two different bars in downtown Athens early Sunday.According to ...



6 Clarke County students receive FFA honors - News  Online Athens

The Future Farmers of America recently honored six Clarke County students and a school teacher from the district was chosen for a task force.Four students from ...



News Features: Teachers Flee CCSD: Departures Doubled Over 2016–17  Flagpole Magazine

During the academic year, some teachers in Athens leave the profession altogether. Others move to different districts in nearby counties or to other states.



NAACP calls for independent investigation of Cedar Shoals High rape incident  Online Athens

The Clarke County NAACP has called for an independent investigation into the alleged rape of a Cedar Shoals High School student in January and the actions ...



By the numbers: How the 2018 midterm elections compare to previous elections  Red and Black

With nationwide attention, polls showing a dead heat, high-profile appearances and Stacey Abrams' bid to make history as the nation's first black female ...



Athens pedestrian killed by car on Winterville Road  Red and Black

A 38-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car on Winterville Road on Sept. 27, according to an Athens-Clarke County press release.



In the Loop: New Cedar Shoals Principal, ACC Manager Hired  Flagpole Magazine

The Clarke County School District has hired a new principal for Cedar Shoals High School, and a new assistant manager starts work with Athens-Clarke County ...



Clarke students honored with Eve Carson award - News  Online Athens

The Eve Carson Humanitarian Spirit Awards were recently awarded to students from all 21 Clarke County School District schools from the Foundation for ...



Is superintendent right choice for Clarke schools? Yes  Online Athens

Dr. Demond Means is the right choice for leading educational improvements for students enrolled in the Athens-Clarke County School District.Means has a ...



Athens Academy recognized as National Blue Ribbon School  Red and Black

After 52 years of educating students, Athens Academy, a private school serving grades K3-12, was nationally recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as ...



The Accused Cedar Shoals Rapists Can't Seem to Stay Out of Trouble  Flagpole Magazine

The cases of three teenagers accused in the alleged rape of a Cedar Shoals High School student in January 2016 appeared this week on the trial calendar of ...



Photos: Spotted: 2018 Clarke Central vs Cedar Shoals Alumni Soccer Game  Online Athens

The Clarke Central High School alumni soccer team defeated the Cedar Shoals High School alumni soccer team in their annual game at Clarke Central. [1/53].



Young East Jackson seeking progression  Online Athens

Best Case: After last season's 1-8 campaign, there is reason to hope for improvement at East Jackson. “We had a very, very young team last year, with freshmen ...



Adam Kurtz, Chase Street principal, stepping down  Online Athens

Chase Street Elementary School Principal Adam Kurtz won't return to the school next year.Kurtz notified his staff last week that he wouldn't be signing a new ...



North Oconee River Greenway opens addition near College Station and Barnett Shoals Roads  Red and Black

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announced on Sept. 20 the opening of a 0.7-mile addition to the North Oconee River Greenway.



Cedar Shoals Principal Tony Price Denies Mishandling Sexual Assault  Flagpole Magazine

Tony Price—the Cedar Shoals High School principal who was suspended and faces firing after an alleged sexual assault at the school in January—is speaking ...



Rape accusation stirs year of turmoil and change in Athens high schools  Online Athens

DeAnne Varitek knew one thing for sure — the carpet had to go.Covering the walls of the main commons area, the "god-awful" carpet was an ideal spot for ...



What you missed in politics: A secret recording, controversial swearing in, gun control demonstration and more  Red and Black

Carina McGeehian, 30, an electrician from Athens, Georgia, participates in a die-in at City Hall, in Athens, Georgia, on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The event was ...



40 years: Cedar Shoals Jags celebrate 40th anniversary of football program  Online Athens

Teenagers growing up in Eastern Clarke County during the early 1970s had few options when they started high school. The intersection of the Baby Boom and ...



Meet the new Athens-Clarke County commission: Several first-time members elected as district representatives  Red and Black

Athens residents took to the polls to vote in their representatives for Athens-Clarke County Commission Districts 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 9 on May 22.



'Don't Walk, HopOn!' New shuttle service now serving Athens locals, UGA students  Red and Black

A new shuttle *service* in Athens is offering a fun, affordable way for students, citizens and visitors to get around town since its inception approximately four weeks ...



In the Loop: Tommy Valentine Named ACHF Director  Flagpole Magazine

The Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation has hired Tommy Valentine as its new executive director. Valentine replaces Amy Kissane, who left in March after 16 ...



Live blog: 2018 midterm elections | Athensnews  Red and Black

All election coverage can be found at redandblack.com/election.



Gwinnett school locked down after parent allegedly threatened student  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Gwinnett County elementary school was locked down Wednesday after a parent allegedly threatened to harm a student, officials said. School and local police ...



A look ahead: UGA and Athens events you don't want to miss  Red and Black

The news desk has compiled a list of events going on throughout the upcoming week that are open to Athenians and University of Georgia students.



Cedar Shoals baseball team trying to keep up with its new and improved field  Online Athens

The Cedar Shoals High School baseball field lies beyond a long and windy gravel road. It remains hidden except to those who are really searching for it.



Athens' next generation: A closer look at the obstacles, opportunities for low-income children  Red and Black

From the front porch of his house in the Parkview Extension affordable housing community on Baxter Street, a Clarke Middle School student can watch as ...



4 arrested, 7 sent home after school fights  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Four 17-year-old Cedar Shoals High School students were arrested Monday morning after a series of fights at the start of the school day.



The 'Culture of Silence' in the Clarke County School District  Flagpole Magazine

In the wake of the alleged rape at Cedar Shoals High School, several teachers at other schools admitted they weren't surprised that such an attack occurred.



News Features: Will Commission District 2 Voters Pass on Parker?  Flagpole Magazine

With Harry Sims giving up the District 2 commission seat he has held for the past 25 years in order to run for mayor in the upcoming May 22 election, two young ...



A guide to Athens-Clarke County Commission candidates  Red and Black

Athens residents can vote on representatives for Athens-Clarke County Commission Districts 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 9 on May 22.



Longtime Athenian promoted to police captain  Online Athens

A longtime Athens resident who has served the local police department for nearly three decades was recently promoted to the rank of captain, Athens-Clarke ...



Documents reveal previous concerns about former Athens teacher charged with sex crimes  Online Athens

A former Athens public schools substitute teacher and athletics coach charged with sex crimes previously faced accusations of misconduct prior to his arrest this ...



The Two Sides of the Clarke County School District  Flagpole Magazine

Last Friday, Cedar Shoals High School faculty members took on a team of students in a charity basketball game in the Jaguars' gym. Experience won over ...



Clarke school officials name teacher, parapro of the year  Online Athens

The Clarke County School District recently named its teachers and parprofessionals of the year during an awards luncheon.At the luncheon, the teacher and ...



Patterns of employee distrust led to Police Chief Freeman's resignation, records show  Red and Black

Athens-Clarke County Police Department's top two officers resigned in the past couple weeks, revealing a culture of dissatisfaction among officers on the force.



Freeman forced out: Athens community demands answers over departure of police chief  Red and Black

The departure of Scott Freeman from his position as Athens-Clarke County police chief came as a surprise to many when it was announced Sept. 13. Conflicting ...



Lawrenceville man crashes in Athens  Online Athens

A 20-year-old Gwinnett County man was arrested for alleged drunken driving early Saturday after he crashed his car into a ditch on Cedar Shoals Drive, ...



Banned books readings draw diverse crowd at Avid Bookshop  Red and Black

The smell of books and the sound of chatter filled Avid Bookshop on Sept. 27 for the Banned Books Bash hosted by the Georgia ACLU and Avid.



Red Cross to hold blood drives in Athens in wake of Florence  Red and Black

While the total damage of Hurricane Florence still remains unknown, the American Red Cross is in urgent need of blood and platelet donations in the wake of ...



Athens founder of Chess and Community recognized by Atlanta Braves, Fox Sports South  Red and Black

Chip Caray, FOX Sports South broadcaster, Life LaRoche, founder Athens-based youth development organization Chess and Community, and Atlanta Braves ...



Georgia club rugby begins new era under new head coach  Red and Black

The University of Georgia's oldest club sport is ushering in a new era.



Seeing STARS: Top Clarke County students honored for their achievements  Online Athens

Cedar Shoals High School senior Geoffrey Mon is this year's Clarke County STAR student, one of the highest academic achievement recognitions a high school ...



Georgia Democrats troll Republican candidate Brian Kemp with football-related political ad  Red and Black

When the audience at the College Republican tailgate started pointing at a plane flying overhead just as Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp ...



Clarke Central teacher resigns amid probe of 'inappropriate' texts  Online Athens

A Clarke County high school teacher is under criminal investigation for inappropriate texts sent to a student, according to Clarke County school officials.



Clarke County high schools see increase in graduation rate, disparity with University of Georgia  Red and Black

Mixed in with the countless freshmen at the University of Georgia traveling from out of state, rural counties and the Atlanta suburbs are the native Athenian high ...



Voters Will Fill Two Seats on the Clarke County School Board This Month  Flagpole Magazine

Voters in two of nine Clarke County Board of Education districts will select new representatives on May 22, at a time when newly hired Superintendent Demond ...



3 charged in rape at Athens high school weren't suspended  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Georgia school superintendent says three students accused of raping a 15-year-old girl at an Athens high school were not suspended after the girl reported ...



Citations issued to UGA bus driver who hit student on Tate crosswalk on Wednesday  Red and Black

A student using a Tate crosswalk was hit by a University of Georgia bus on Wednesday, Sept. 26, according to a police report.



Classic City Championship Countdown: 50 for 50  Online Athens

For most of the year, the Clarke Central and Cedar Shoals communities play and work together. Then the Classic City Championship rolls around, and friends ...



Report: "Alarming" gap in African American students' achievement, discipline  Online Athens

An analysis of student behavioral and academic measures shows an "alarming" disproportionality among racial and ethnic groups, according to a report the ...



UGA police blotter: Anthrax hoax, dorm room urination, student sleeping in bushes  Red and Black

An email claiming the University of Georgia was about to undergo an anthrax attack was sent to six addresses within the Office of the Registrar on Sept.



Cedar Shoals student charged with shooting another student  Online Athens

An apparent simmering dispute between two Cedar Shoals High School students culminated last week with one of the students shooting the other, ...



'Green Girls' of Snapchat use social media to answer recycling questions  Red and Black

If you send a Snapchat message to #CanIRecycleThis, you may receive a message back from a green bitmoji character that tells you whether or not a certain ...



Coach Scott Wilkins works to create new history for Cedar Shoals football team  Online Athens

Scott Wilkins walked into the social studies planning room at Cedar Shoals High School one day in 1990 to make copies. He noticed a new face, a student ...



What's Wrong With Our Public Schools: A Teacher's Perspective  Flagpole Magazine

Editor's note: This column was adapted from a series of public comments to the Clarke County Board of Education. I've been a teacher at Cedar Shoals High ...



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