July 16, 2008 RSS feed / School & Sports

Higher Ground Softball holds clinic

Higher Ground Softball, an international leader in softball instruction, provided a girls' clinic for approximately 60 young softball enthusiasts from the area recently at Spring Creek Park. More...

Seminole Ramlins

We have all been treated to the Water War News for the past 20 years, and we have found out basically that Atlanta's thirst for water and it's not willing to spend the money to fix its problem is one answer to the Appalachicola River's problems. More...

New immunization requirements for children

ATLANTA (GA) - Research shows that individuals who are up-to-date on recommended vaccines increase protection against serious and life-threatening infections for themselves, their families, friends and their communities. More...

High School Principal welcomes staff and students

Welcome to the 2008-2009 school year! The Miller County High School faculty and staff are excited about the educational possibilities a new school year will bring. More...

Tips and recipes for easy, kid-friendly breakfasts

Back-To-School Breakfast Recipes and Ideas

Getting kids to eat a healthy breakfast can be a next to impossible task. Depending on their ages and morning moods, we might be lucky to get a glass of instant breakfast drink into our kids before they're out the door. More...

Education has changed

Remember when grandparents and great-grandparents stated that they only had an eighth grade education? Well, check this out. Could any of us have passed the eighth grade in 1895? This is the eighth-grade final exam from 1895 in Salina, Kansas, USA. More...

Middle/High School Dress Code

The faculty, students, parents and administrators of the Miller County High School community believe that being well groomed is one of the key factors in creating a positive, significant, and respectful learning environment, One of the expectations More...

Georgia's tax free holiday set for July 31 - August 3

This year's annual "back to school" sales tax holiday will start July 31 and continue until midnight August 3. Georgia shoppers can buy certain clothing items, computers and computer accessories tax-free. More...

Backroads and Bobtails

NO TRAVELING MUSIC AFTER SUNDOWN

By nature of their jobs, most outdoor writers must travel from time to time. I'm no exception. Unlike some, I don't often complain about it. More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

Plan to participate in one or both of our upcoming July events. We will be having a Low Country Boil followed by a Night Golf Tournament on Friday, July 18. More...

Stocking The Homework Center

Get off to a good start at homework time in your house. Stock a homework center with these essentials to help your child stay focused and organized. Large table or desk A kitchen table is ideal for homework. More...

Superintendent's Welcome

I would like to welcome back students, teachers, administrators, and all other school employees. This year will be one of excitement and change. I am excited that our school system excels in academic standing. More...

Five Ways to Stop School Behavior Problems

Even before they start.

There are all sorts of reasons why children misbehave in school. By the time a student is reacting with violence, it's too late to institute a quick fix. More...

Welcome Back Letter from MCES Principal

Dear Students and Parents: Where did the summer go? I hope you all have had a safe and fun-filled summer break! Although it is hard to believe, the first day of school is August 1, 2008, which is right around the corner. More...

Board Policy Absences and Excuses

The Miller County Board of Education subscribes to a policy of good attendance and punctuality as essential to academic performance. More...

Parents Getting Early Start On Kids' Supply Lists

worm? More than 500 moms of grade-school-aged children surveyed apparently think so. Early Start According to the U.S. More...