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SCA Director Presents Workshop at Georgia Education Leadership Institute

Staff Report From Savannah CEO
​Savannah, GA – November 28, 2018 – 
Savannah Classical Academy Interim Director Barry Lollis was one of only a handful of district representatives selected to present at the sixth annual Georgia Education Leadership Institute. This year’s Institute focused on one overarching theme – All in for Georgia’s Students – which guided the selection of speakers and programming elements for the 2018 conference.

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Savannah Classical Academy progress report improves​

By: Ann Meyer
Savannah, GA – November 18, 2018 – The state Department of Education is advising people not to compare this year’s College and Career Ready Performance Index scores with last year’s, but Barry Lollis, interim school director at Savannah Classical Academy can’t resist.

​Who could blame him, given the school that was on a “turnaround” or “academic probation” list just a few months ago has achieved the highest CCRPI score among Savannah-Chatham County middle schools. This year’s score of 82 is a whopping 30 points higher than the 52 the charter school achieved a year ago. It’s also higher than the district average for middle schools of 67.9.

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Editorial: Savannah Classical Academy’s turnaround signals future success

By: Savannah Now
Savannah, GA – November 16, 2018 – The students never were the ones with the learning difficulties at the Savannah Classical Academy. Sure, their poor test scores were what put the local charter school in jeopardy. Yet it was the stubbornness — some would even say arrogance — of the adults making the curriculum decisions that left the students unprepared for those tests.

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Hear music education in action with Savannah Classical Academy strings ensemble concert

By: Christopher Berinato
Savannah, GA – November 13, 2018 – 
There are only four schools in Savannah that offer a strings program, but if you ever had any doubt about the importance of a well supported music program, then you must see the wonderful kids of the Savannah Classical Academy Strings Conservatory Ensemble.

The ensemble is led by Sinisa Ciric (“Dr. C.” to his students), the concertmaster of the Savannah Philharmonic. Ciric studied violin in Yugoslavia at the Academy of Arts, University of Novi Sad, obtained his doctorate in music from the University of Georgia and his 20-year career includes performing as a solo and orchestral violinist in concert halls like the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall.

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SCA Announces Outstanding 2018 CCRPI Scores

​By: Savannah CEO 
Savannah, GA – November 12, 2018 – Savannah Classical Academy reports outstanding results in the 2018 College and Career Ready Performance Index scores released earlier this week by The Georgia Department of Education. SCA significantly outperformed both the District and State in these respected progress measurement tools.

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