Thursday, May 2, 2013
Minimum of one year school nutrition experience is required.
Employer: Oconee County Board of Education Description: Applications are currently being accepted for the position School Nutrition Manager at Oconee County High School. Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalency degree (GED) Willing to participate in continuing education (150 hours required by thirdmanagerial year) ServSafe Certification required (or must certify within 90 days) Minimum of one year school nutrition experience Computer experience required Neat and professional in appearance, leadership ability Able to communicate professionally with students and adults Must be able to work independently without on-site supervision Click here for more job details. How to Apply: Fill out an application for a classified, non-…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Jeanette Phillips was nominated by a 12th grade student.
A math teacher from North Oconee High School has been selected as this year's winner of the Athens-area Barnes & Noble "My Favorite Teacher" Contest. According to an article in the Athens Banner-Herald, NOHS senior Bailey Shea wrote in an essay nominating Jeanette Phillips that her math grades dramatically improved after meeting the educator as a freshman. The pair was recognized Monday at the local store, the newspaper reported, and Phillips now advances to next level of the competition. Five regional winners will each receive a NOOK® eReader and a $500 Barnes & Noble Gift Card, the store's website states, and the overall winner will score $5,000 for plus for his/her school.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
A triangular mound of earth in the back of the school is being transformed into a beautiful food garden.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Kindergarten art students create impressionist flower gardens and first and second graders make folk art birds.
This month's art board on display in the Oconee County Schools district central office features works by Malcom Bridge Elementary School students instructed by Laura Toney. See also: Don’t miss any Oconee news. Subscribe to Oconee Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Friday, April 26, 2013
The alleged abuse, involving a girl who's now 13 years old, reportedly occurred over the past two years. An arrest isn't a conviction.
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Friday, April 26
Updated at noon on April 27 A 19-year-old Oconee County man was jailed late Thursday on charges related to the alleged prostitution of a young girl over a period of almost two years. Tyler Kaahlil Standifur of Dowdy Road is charged with aggravated child molestation, trafficking in persons for the purpose of sexual servitude, pandering by compulsion and enticing a child for indecent purposes, jail records confirm. He's currently being held without bond. Oconee County Sheriff's investigators were notified by counselors of Oconee County Schools that a 13-year-old student told them she had been prostituting for Standifur, according to a news release. "Evidence gathered from a forensic interview and other means led to a series of digital images…
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Must be experienced with computer hardware and software troubleshooting.
Thursday, April 25
Employer: Athens Technical College Description: Applications are being accepted for the part-time position of Instructional Technology Support Specialist to provide technical assistance for faculty and students. Minimum Qualifications: A job listing on hirebridge.com states: "The minimum of an Associate’s Degree in information technology, computer sciences, or related field is required. Experience with computer hardware and software troubleshooting and strong organizational skills are required. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel is required." How to apply: Apply online at www.athenstech.edu/AdministrativeServices/HumanResources/PositionAnnouncements/ This opportunity was spotted on April 25, 2013.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Outgoing Assistant Superintendent for Financial Operations Randy Morrison will help Dan Smith transition into the role.
Wednesday, April 24
A new chief financial officer has been hired for Oconee County Schools. The Board of Education, following an executive session on April 8, made the decision that Dan Smith will replace Randy Morrison, who's moving this summer. Smith formerly served as the CFO of Fulton County Schools and most recently worked as Director-Human Resources for Benefits and Leave Administration at Gwinnett County Public Schools. He'll start May 1 and work alongside Morrison until Morrison leaves at the end of June, according to the Oconee Enterprise. Also this month, three new assistant principals were hired for CFES, OCMS and NOHS. Here's a bit about them from their resumes: In other personnel news, the Board of Education approved a plan to reduce staffing at…
Monday, April 22, 2013
Just in time for final exams local businesses introduced students at the Oconee campus to acupuncture and massage therapy during a holistic health fair.
University of North Georgia students at a holistic health fair last week were given the chance to de-stress ahead of finals. UNG personal counselor and wellness specialist Justin Earnest said the event also doubled as an opportunity to raise awareness about the counseling services available to students, which are free and confidential. Reddy Medical Center offered body fat composition testing, St. Mary's Hospital provided blood pressure checks, and 5 Points Acupuncture demonstrated acupuncture therapy. Students lined up for chair massages by Kimberly Morgan Massage and experimented with yoga and Tai Chi. A nutritionist shared advice and representatives of Earth Fare distributed information about how to develop healthy eating habits. "It…
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Training for the 2013-14 school year will be held on May 2 at the Oconee Area Resource Council.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Share your pictures from getting ready to the dance to Oconee County's After Prom right here on Patch!
Saturday, April 20
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