Northside Elementary students work with coding programs two or three times a week. This year, lower-grade students will begin using the Osmo system, which connects with the iPad, for hands-on coding activities. This video from Osmo shows how the the system works.
Video courtesy of Osmo
Elementary students get lessons in coding
Georgia Film Academy gives students hands-on production knowledge
Local college helping train Georgia's next film production teams
Howard High senior finds passion in contemporary violin music
Houston student reflects on her high school career
Capstone projects give seniors real-world experience
Life obstacle leads man to new career field
ACE to use bond proceeds for building improvements
One Day, 150 Students, 700 Community Service Hours
Bibb team going to world Robotics competition
The conversation continues this Thursday
How did Bibb County schools get to where they are today?
Georgia College has partnered with Georgia Film Academy to offer the introduction to on-set film production course. Students can continue their film education with classes from the Georgia Film Academy at Pinewood Atlanta Studios, and they earn their Georgia Film Academy Certification once they’ve completed 18 hours worth of film courses. This video from the Georgia Film Academy gives more details on the program.
Howard High School senior Ashley Pointer has received a full scholarship to study professional music at Berklee College in Boston. She has played violin since age 5, and her passion is contemporary music. Here, she plays an arrangement of Alicia Keys' "If I Ain't Got You."
Nivedha Soundappan, a Houston County High School student, is one of 161 seniors selected by the U.S. Department of Education as a U.S. Presidential Scholar. She was named Houston County’s STAR Student on Feb. 22, and then the Region 6 STAR Student on March 21. She will attend
After losing his leg in an industrial accident, Brian White was inspired to pursue a career in prosthetics. He is graduating from Middle Georgia State University with a degree in biology and will start the prosthetics and orthotics master’s degree program at Georgia Tech this fall.
Bibb County’s RoboBibb team won first place in the state FIRST Robotics Competition in Athens on April 5-8, and members will go to the world competition in Houston, Texas, on April 19-22. This video shows the club's "Sandman" robot, labeled 4941, in action during the state event.
Sierra Martin opens up about race in this interview with GPB Macon. She was one of many community members who shared their perspective during public forums hosted by Mercer's Center for Collaborative Journalism, The Telegraph and GPB Macon earlier this year. The conversation continues at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday, April 6, during a public forum at the Tubman Museum.
Thelma Dillard gives her perspective on Macon's school integration history in this radio segment from GPB Macon. Dillard was an educator for 44 years and is a current school board member. She is one of seven children in the Bivins family, who were instrumental in the community's desegregation. Her sister was the lead plaintiff in Middle Georgia's first desegregation lawsuit, Shirley Bivins vs. Board of Education.
Northside Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Stacy Brown appears in a minute-long video for the “Real Teachers. Real Voices” campaign. This is the sixth video in the project from Gov. Nathan Deal and the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement that highlights top-notch teachers.