Tags: children

Parents Struggle to get a Refund from Swim School

Some Oconee County parents want their money back from the Georgia Aquatic Center in Watkinsville. The parents say a disagreement that banned a coach from the swim center last month cost them the program and their money. Coach Sean Gillan ran “Sean Gillan Swim School” for a year and a half out of the facility.…

The Global Compassion of Athens

Compassion International connected Athens residents with kids from South America, Africa, the Caribbeans, and even Asia all in one weekend. They’re looking to connect even more residents to children worldwide. Compassion International came to Cornerstone Church Athens and ushered a walk-through in which attendants went through a twenty-minute visual presentation. Through an audio recording, they heard…

Extra Special People Summer Camp

Athens, GA–“Teammates” is probably not the first word that comes to mind when you think about Georgia and Georgia Tech. However, that’s exactly what they are today as they reveal their design plans for a summer camp for Extra Special People. Georgia and Georgia Tech students will present their designs to ESP representatives, campers and…

If children could vote, Obama would be president for the next four years. You may have heard students around the nation are voting. But how much does this vote really count? The Educational Publishing Company Studies Weekly is hosting it’s third presidential election for students. They say if students “vote” every four years as part…

In two weeks a local elementary school will break ground on a 40,000 dollar greenhouse project. Sarah Edwards reports that JJ Harris Elementary is making sure their students are using hands on learning approaches.