Dr. Desmond Means was recently appointed as the Clarke County School District’s new superintendent and will officially begin the position on July 10. Means is currently the superintendent of the Mequon-Thiensville School District in southeast Wisconsin.
The National Association of Secondary School Principals initiated the Breakthrough School Award in 2007 to recognize middle and high schools that have made academic achievements while serving many students of poverty.
On April 28, Clarke Central High School’s teacher and paraprofessional of the year were announced.
Four Clarke Central High School student athletes committed to an athletic career at the collegiate level on April 12 in the Gladiator Gallery.
Rising juniors and seniors from across the state received notice of their acceptance or denial for the 2017 Governor’s Honors Program.
A community forum was held at Whitehead Road Elementary School on April 3 to introduce the Clarke County School District’s final candidate for CCSD Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Demond Means, to the community.
Clarke Central High School hosted the Google for Education Leadership Roundtable on March 30. Educators from across the state came to observe the school and discuss technology in schools.
Guest speaker and award-winning author Colm Tóibín spoke Clarke Central High School on March 17 opening discussion about some of his notable works, such as “Brooklyn”.
A dessert reception was held to honor former Clarke County School District Superintendent Dr. Philip Lanoue for his eight years of achievement on Feb. 28.
Clarke Central High School counselor Samuel Hicks was named the 2016-17 Clarke County School District Counselor of the Year.
The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce honored two Clarke County School District seniors who have excelled in academics, standardized testing and extracurriculars.
Interim Principal Marie Yuran was chosen as Clarke Central High School’s principal by school and district level selection committees.
Dr. Robbie P Hooker announced he will be leaving Clarke Central High School and taking a position in Henry County this July.
Clarke County School District Superintendent withdraws candidacy for Fulton Country School District Superintendent.
After seven years as Clarke County School District superintendent, Dr. Philip Lanoue announced on Friday, Feb. 5 that he would be moving to the Fulton County School District as the sole finalist for FCSD’s vacant superintendent position.
After breaking the career interception record and leaving a lasting legacy in his four years at Clarke Central High School, senior cornerback Rayshawn McCall is ready to take the next step.
Clarke Central High School’s English teachers from all grades will be participating in a training seminar on Jan. 11 and 12 to learn how to plan lessons more efficiently. English department co-chair, Ian Altman speaks to the goals for the training.
Clarke Central alumnus and former University of Georgia head baseball coach David Perno will continue his career in Athens as the new CCHS head football coach.
Members of the ODYSSEY staff attended the National Scholastic Press Association Fall Conference in Orlando, Florida on Nov. 12-15.
Head boys varsity basketball coach Andre McIntyre speaks on his expectations for the 2015-16 basketball season.
Varsity baseball pitcher Noah Fairbairn, after playing on over 15 different teams, has finally found his home in Augusta, Ga. playing for Augusta University’s baseball team.
The Clarke Central High School football program will be led by a new head coach next season following the resignation of head coach Ahren Self.
Clarke Central math department coach Summer Smith, talks about the difficulty of 10th grade accelerated math and with this being the last week to drop out/drop down classes, many students are faced with the decision: should I level down?
The Clarke Central High School senior class will be honored with a night of reflection this year organized by the PTSO.
Decision Day was held May 1 in Mell Auditorium.
The March of Dimes’ March for Babies will we held on May 1.
Clarke Central High School’s Decision Day for class of 2015 will include a reception and announcements from many students on their designated college or military option in which they will enroll in after high school.
Varsity golf coach and physical education department chair Dinah Posey will be retiring from Clarke Central High School in May. She will be taking a part time job at Foothills Education Charter High School beginning in the 2015-16 school year.
Due to construction, students will now be picked up and dropped off in a different fashion.
The tenth annual Si, Se Puede leadership conference will be held at UGA on Sat. April 18th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The conference aims to educate Latinos and Latinas about their potential to succeed.
On April 16, Clarke Central High School students will come together to celebrate various cultures for International Day.
The weather yet again takes a toll on Clarke Central’s tennis team; if the regional tournament can not happen this week than the team will not qualify for state.
Wed., April 8, iOS users were greeted with a nice surprise: some color on their emoji keyboard.
The University of Georgia Student Tate Center held the annual Georgia Scholastic Press Association banquet on April 3, 2015 to celebrate the achievements of student journalists throughout the state.
Southerners enjoy the power of the oral tradition and the magic of nature in “Tales from the Wild,” a storytelling event hosted by the Institute of Wild Intelligence in Athens.
Clarke Central High School’s chess club will competed in the Georgia High School Chess Championship at Emory University in Atlanta, an all day event this Saturday, March 28.
Clarke Central High School’s tennis teams will play four matches over the coming week due to matches that have been cancelled because of inclement weather.
Clarke Central High School’s National Honor Society hosted the second blood drive of the 2014-15 school year in cooperation with the Red Cross.
Georgia’s First Lady Sandra Deal visits schools across Georgia reading to Pre-K students as a part of Governor Nathan Deal’s reading initiative.
Recently implemented teacher evaluations have created a way for students to anonymously assess their teachers.
Freshman Academy staff has toughened the cell phone policy in attempt to remove all loopholes.
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge released the 2014 Georgia College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) that measures schools and school districts on a 100 point scale today.
“He looked at me and said, ‘You give us an opportunity to teach kids what we love, we’ll get it done.’ Do you see the shift? ‘You’re giving us a chance? You’re giving us a chance to teach all kids physics? We’ll get it done.’ That’s what I mean about passion, so the part about…
At a luncheon on Oct. 17, Clarke Central High School CAPS Paraprofessional Montu Miller and English department co-chair Erin Cawthon were recognized as Paraprofessional of the Year and Teacher of the Year for Clarke Central High School.
The Clarke Central High School JROTC program paid respect to those lost in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with a ceremony honoring the story of 9/11.
This school year, personal learning devices will be available to students in third through ninth grade in the Clarke County School District.
On Aug. 26, Clarke Central High School held the Instructional Technology Cohort Gallery to offer teachers different approaches to technology.
The sound of a fist pounding on wood startles the students in the classroom. They look up from their work. The door creaks open and static is heard from a walkie talkie. “Any dress code infractions?” An administrator asks the teacher, as the students in shorts try to slump low into their desks.
Mary Thielman left her position as Clarke Central High School Associate Principal on Wednesday, Aug. 13.
Video by MAKAYLA RICHARDS – Broadcast Manager Written by ROBERT WALKER – Viewpoints Editor On May 1, teachers and administration gathered in the media center to honor Paraprofessional of the Year and Teacher of the Year. Montu Miller was presented with Paraprofessional of the Year for his work with CAPS students after he received the…
On Feb. 6, CCSD Superintendent Dr. Philip Lanoue addressed the proposed changing of Feb. 17 from a teacher furlough day to a normal school day to make up for the cancellation of school on Jan. 28.
As a part of his Presidential Call to Action, President Barack Obama recognized Clarke Central High School graduation coach Lawrence Harris and his effort to encourage college enrollment for disadvantaged students.
On Feb. 11, the seven-season-long era of head football coach Leroy Ryals ended. It was announced officially on Tuesday that he would be leaving Clarke Central High School for Thomasville High School in Thomasville, Ga.