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QUOTE OF THE DAY: “On the outside, there’s no doubt, we look pretty bad.” –Mo Dixon, Head Coach of the Walton Raiders on the team’s 46-14 loss to Norcross last week. DON'T BE SO HARD ON YOURSELF, COACH! He’s...

August 26, 2016

Five Things to Know About Chris Thile, New Host of A Prairie Home Companion

As the new host of A Prairie Home Companion, Chris Thile is considered one of the most highly acclaimed musicians of his generation. Though he’s best known for his work with Nickel Creek and the progressive bluegrass...

August 26, 2016

Football Fridays in Georgia Podcast: Week 2 or is it week 1?

It's another round of talking Georgia high school football with Jon and Jackie... this week's guests are: Camden County head coach Welton Coffey Pierce County QB Stanton Bennett IV and head coach Sean Pender Clinch...

August 25, 2016

Pat Marcus, Director Of Fundraising Strategies, Shares What’s On Her GPB Passport Watchlist

Pat Marcus, Director of Fundraising Strategies, confesses she may not watch regular broadcast tv again. Blame that possibility on GPB Passport, a new member benefit that gives extended access to thousands of PBS videos...

August 25, 2016

2016 Season Already Memorable for Some, After Week One

Just one week into the Georgia high school football season and we’ve already seen things here in 2016 that we hadn’t seen in quite a while. We saw Colquitt County lose for the first time since the 2013 state semi-finals...

August 25, 2016

5 Free Tools To Help Formatively Assess Students

Assessments are important means for educators to gauge the knowledge and comprehension of their students. Unlike summative assessments, which occur during the end of a lesson, formative ones help determine students...

August 25, 2016

More Friday Night Lights

Last Friday GPB Sports debuted a brand new show called, Football Fridays in Georgia: Inside Edition, and this week we will once again be in-studio, at tournament central, to bring you as many scores, games highlights...

August 24, 2016

What's week one minus one?

So, Week Zero is over and done… and so are some win streaks… Colquitt lost to Mill Creek (who became nationally-ranked in some Top 25 polls after the win) and the Packers 30-game win streak is now no more. And that...

August 23, 2016

Middle School Students Can Win Big With The Generation Beyond Video Challenge

Discovery Education and Lockheed Martin are challenging middle school students to design the habitation module on the Orion spacecraft. The best video entries will win amazing prizes!The Challenge: Middle school...

August 23, 2016

Week One Surprises

Many people term last week’s Prep Football action zero week, with which I don’t agree. Regular season prep games began last week, so to me that means week one is behind us and we are now heading surprisingly into week...

August 22, 2016

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