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SCCPSS Implements New Parent Registration Requirement for Transportation

By Savannah Tribune | June 30, 2021

Like many other school districts across the nation, SCCPSS is facing a critical staffing shortage among bus drivers. While the District has expended a significant effort to recruit and retain drivers, the number of drivers who are currently employed as of the close of June raises significant concerns regarding the District’s ability to function in respect to transportation services when … Continue reading “SCCPSS Implements New Parent Registration Requirement for Transportation”

Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend

By Savannah Tribune | June 30, 2021

Plant Riverside District – Savannah’s newest and most exciting destination for dining, shopping and live entertainment – is pleased to announce that the Parris Island Marine Band and the Savannah Bananas Pep Band have been added to the schedule of free live entertainment for the Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend, which will run from Friday, July 2 through … Continue reading “Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend”

Panhandle Slim Art Show Raises $3,600.00 For The Campaign To Save The Kiah Museum Building

By Savannah Tribune | June 30, 2021

The Campaign to Save the Kiah Museum Building GoFundMe was set up by the nonprofit organization (ADMI) African Diaspora Museology Institute in September after applying and being selected for the Georgia Trust “Places in Peril” list for 2021. But our relationship with Scott Stanton a/k/a Panhandle Slim goes back to the month long 108th birthday celebration for Virginia Kiah in … Continue reading “Panhandle Slim Art Show Raises $3,600.00 For The Campaign To Save The Kiah Museum Building”

#BLM

By Savannah Tribune | June 30, 2021

We were always told we couldn’t be more than what the white race declared us to seem or claimed us to be From our interior to our exterior we were believed to be inferior According to Amerikkka they were superior Separated but equal is not our sequel African Americans are heroes Although we were treated like a nobody, everybody is … Continue reading “#BLM”

SCCPSS Communication Staff Receives National Recognition For Work During The 2020-21 SY

By Savannah Tribune | June 30, 2021

The SCCPSS Division of Communications has received ten 2021 Publications and Digital Media Excellence awards from the National School Public Relations Association – recognition in each category staff entered. The Publications and Digital Media Awards contest is open to all public or private schools or districts, including special schools such as vocational technical institutes, regional or county education service agencies, … Continue reading “SCCPSS Communication Staff Receives National Recognition For Work During The 2020-21 SY”

Libraries Host Driver Safety Simulators In Partnership With Savannah Tech

By Savannah Tribune | June 30, 2021

Live Oak Public Libraries (LOPL) is partnering with the Savannah Technical College and the Coastal Georgia Center for Driver Safety to host driving simulators at select library locations in Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties. The project encourages teens and adults to learn about distracted driving and how to stay safe behind the wheel. The Driver Safety Simulators provide individuals with … Continue reading “Libraries Host Driver Safety Simulators In Partnership With Savannah Tech”

A.E. Beach H.S. Class Of 1951 70th Year Reunion

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

Seven decades have passed (unbelievable). Seventy years ago, on June 8, 1951, 218 Students received their High School Diplomas from Alfred E. Beach High School. On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, seven of those students gathered to commemorate the 70th year of the Class of 1951’s graduation. We enjoyed lunch at Longhorn Steakhouse on Abercorn Street. Those attending were: Rosa Williams … Continue reading “A.E. Beach H.S. Class Of 1951 70th Year Reunion”

Plant Riverside District to Host Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend on July 2-5

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

Plant Riverside District – Savannah, Ga.’s newest and most exciting destination for dining, shopping and live entertainment – will host the Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend from Friday, July 2 through Monday, July 5 to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. All family-friendly festivities, which are free and open to the public, will take place at The Kessler … Continue reading “Plant Riverside District to Host Savannah Stars and Stripes July 4th Weekend on July 2-5”

Chatham County Health Department To Hold Back-to-School Clinics

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

No cost vision, hearing, dental, and nutrition screenings for Chatham County school students. (Normally a $30 fee applies when getting the screening at the health department). Immunization services will also be available at regular cost. The event will be held 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 15 and 29 at Chatham County Health Department, 1395 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah. … Continue reading “Chatham County Health Department To Hold Back-to-School Clinics”

OneSeed, Inc. Announces June Recipient; The B.E. Loved Moore Foundation Inc. Awarded Resource Mini Grant

By Savannah Tribune | June 23, 2021

OneSeed, Inc., a local nonprofit, supporting other small, local nonprofits realize and reach their full potential through three initiatives, Seed Money (Mini Grants), Deep Roots (Board Development), and Twining Stems (Community Collaborations); selected The B.E. Loved Moore Foundation Inc. as the June recipient of a $500 grant as a part of their Seed Money Resource Mini Grant initiative. “I founded … Continue reading “OneSeed, Inc. Announces June Recipient; The B.E. Loved Moore Foundation Inc. Awarded Resource Mini Grant”