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Firing of JROTC commander in Barrow prompts investigation

Interesting! Very interesting!

posted @ Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 21:29

$3,000 reported stolen from car

Nice place to store cash, in your car and in Pauldoe!

posted @ Monday, December 17, 2012 - 17:53

Bierly out as schools HR director

It's amazing how people who know nothing of what happened can pass judgement so quickly! Let's just wait until the powers that be investigate and we can then get the answers. Hopefully, when this is settled, those that are affected can move on with their lives. Glad some of you are not on the jury pool!

posted @ Friday, August 24, 2012 - 22:33

Tight budget will force Clarke schools to cut $9 million

Ok, if someone would take a very serious look at our school district, they would find that there is so much waste and abuse it is beyond belief. Incompetent and ineffective employees who cannot be fired because of fear of retribution. I witnessed it for far too many years but the powers to be will not address it. They wear blinders when it comes to dealing with ineffective staff and employees.

posted @ Friday, April 13, 2012 - 11:46

Tight budget will force Clarke schools to cut $9 million

@dahreese You would be surprised what is being taught today in JROTC! We DO NOT teach anything in reference to war nor do we indoctrinate our students to "Die for their Country"! You are obviously well educated and and I would think you would research before you made comments. There is nothing inherent in JROTC training other than discipline, study skills, self esteem, loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage. These are the values we teach and stand by. In today's JROTC, we do not recruit nor encourage military service, if they inquire, we direct them to the US Armed Forces Recruiters who are the professionals in this area. We encourage education and one of our main missions is to have each and every student graduate High School and hopefully go on to college or Technical school.
I am sorry you think that your ROTC experiences and Air Force service provided little use to you after discharge, but I would argue that statement with anyone who has served their country in the military.

As a veteran, I thank you or your service.@dahreese:

posted @ Friday, April 13, 2012 - 10:35

Tight budget will force Clarke schools to cut $9 million

@dahreese You would be surprised what is being taught today in JROTC! We DO NOT teach anything in reference to war nor do we indoctrinate our students to "Die for their Country"! You are obviously well educated and and I would think you would research before you made comments. There is nothing inherent in JROTC training other than discipline, study skills, self esteem, loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage. These are the values we teach and stand by. In today's JROTC, we do not recruit nor encourage military service, if they inquire, we direct them to the US Armed Forces Recruiters who are the professionals in this area. We encourage education and one of our main missions is to have each and every student graduate High School and hopefully go on to college or Technical school.
I am sorry you think that your ROTC experiences and Air Force service provided little use to you after discharge, but I would argue that statement with anyone who has served their country in the military.

As a veteran, I thank you or your service.@dahreese:

posted @ Friday, April 13, 2012 - 10:34

Tight budget will force Clarke schools to cut $9 million

@dahreese:The ROTC Departments teach more life skills, leadership skills, social skills, problem solving skills, than any other subject in high school. More students who would otherwise drop out of school, are saved through the JROTC program. These young people are treated with respect, taught that they contribute greatly to society and that they are important. I don't know how many students were told that they would not amount to anything only to come to us shown that they ARE IMPORTANT, are good people and would amount to something.
I only wish that when I was their age and in school, that I had someone who cared as much. The military saved me from who knows what, and I made it my purpose in life to show each and every student, regardless of their background, that God did not make any mistakes, that each and everyone of them had a purpose.
Yes, I was an ROTC Instructor for 22 years in Clarke County and I had the honor and privilege to teach hundreds and hundreds who were told that they would never make it! Not only have they made it, they are making a difference!

posted @ Friday, April 13, 2012 - 08:42

All-Northeast Georgia Boys Basketball Coach of the Year: Link leads Eagles to brink of title

Great Coach, Great Man! Athens Christian is Lu ky to have a man of his caliber and Christian morals!

posted @ Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 06:45

Athens girl arrested for shooting out school bus window

Let her face the music! Old enough to know what she was doing, old enough to accept the consequences of her actions!

posted @ Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 08:05

6 plead guilty in gambling conspiracy

This has been going on for years in front of their noses and they just now figuring it out. What a joke!

posted @ Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 11:48

UGA will pay $11.4M to prep Navy school

The sad thing about this whole deal is the Navy School no longer exhist and the long standing benefit from having them here is gone.

posted @ Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 11:13

Police identify man shot, killed near downtown

Toby was a nice, gentle young man who made people proud of him. He was a young leader in the JROTC at Cedar Shoals and his leadership affected many in a positive way. I personally will miss him and will remember him fondly. Regardless of how it happened or the circumstances in which it happened, he is gone and will never come back. Bethel Homes did not kill Toby, a person did and it happens in all neighborhoods, upscale and in public housing. I agree with Andrea, a young life has been taken and we should be aware that he was someones son, grandson and he was a young father. RIP Toby!!!

posted @ Friday, August 27, 2010 - 17:36

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