Tag: Georgia

Students Learn the Art of Lively, Logical Debate (Savannah, Ga.)

Ed DeVita, an English teacher at Savannah Ombudsman West, established a debate team that is sharpening students’ critical thinking and persuasive communication skills – and quickly gaining popularity among students who enjoy learning the art of debate. “I always loved ...

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Ronald McDonald House Community Service Project (Buchanan, Ga.)

The Buchanan Ombudsman center collected soda tabs this year as a community service project to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities. Photographed above, Scott Daniel was the largest contributor of soda tabs. The Ronald McDonald House helps families of ...

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Ombudsman Student’s Essay Published in Local Paper (Savannah, Ga.)

Eighth-grader Khalil Henderson, a student at the Savannah Ombudsman West Center, didn’t realize when he submitted one of his assigned essays that it would appear in The Savannah Sports Monthly. Khalil’s English teacher, Ed DeVita, is the publisher of the ...

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Students Celebrate President's Day and Black History Month (Baxley, Ga.)

Ombudsman students from the  Baxley center created a Black History Month and President’s Day wall in the classroom full of interesting information, bright colors and photographs.

Savannah Accelerated Hosts First Open House (Savannah, Ga.)

The Ombudsman Savannah Accelerated Middle School Program hosted an open house last month. Teachers demonstrated curriculum-based teacher-led instruction to parents and district personnel to show what students are learning. Parents also received information about the upcoming state writing test as ...

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East Cobb Students Participate in Food Drive (Marietta, Ga.)

Students from the East Cobb center donated canned goods and other non-perishable foods to MUST Ministries‘ annual holiday food drive.

Students Create Vietnam War Collage (Marietta, Ga.)

History marches on at the East Cobb Center! Students worked together to create this Vietnam War collage. The domino effect graphic was included to answer the most common question… “Why?”

Students Attend IBM Leadership Training and Tour (Marietta, Ga.)

Oakwood Digital Academy Student Leadership Team members Master S., Melvin J., and Baillo B. toured  IBM Atlanta’s Business Continuity and Resiliency Services Site and participated in leadership training on Nov. 8. The tour was set up by Post-Secondary Transition Coach ...

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East Cobb Middle School Students Create Constellation Maps (Marietta, Ga.)

Middle school students at East Cobb utilized the new laptop projector in an unconventional way. With some black construction paper and a silver Sharpie, they projected constellations in order to create their own maps!

Wildlife Biology Presentation (LaFayette, Ga.)

Ombudsman Lafayette hosted some unique guest speakers last month. Representatives from the Georgia Hunting and Fishing Federation came to the center to talk to students about wildlife biology and the scholarship opportunities available through the organization. After the presentation, students ...

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