Ringgold School Student's Submission Selected To Air On Me-TV's Green Screen Adventures

Monday, April 29, 2013

WSB-TV announced that Green Screen Adventures is featuring the work submitted by Hadley Tucker from Ringgold Elementary School in Ringgold.

She wrote “A New Home” which will air on Green Screen Adventures on Sunday, at 8 a.m. on Me-TV.  Me-TV can be seen on WSB-TV, Channel 2.2. (Comcast 248, Charter 146).

“We applaud students around the country who submit their stories to Green Screen Adventures,” said WSB Vice President/General Manager Tim McVay,"and now in honor of Teachers Appreciation Month, ALL kids will have a chance to applaud their teachers, and tell why they deserve a ‘High-Five' on the show's website."

“Give Your Teacher A High-Five” submissions can be made online at www.greenscreenadventures.tv now through Tuesday, May 14.  Five student submissions will be read on-air by one of the actors on Green Screen Adventures on the Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 shows on Me-TV. Plus, an honor roll of an additional 50 “High-Fives” will be featured on the show.

The nationally award-winning children’s television show selects writing and illustrations by students and brings them to life. Its mission is to promote literacy, engaging as many children as possible.  Since the March 2007 premiere of Green Screen Adventures, writings from more than 2,000 students have been featured in 350 episodes.

The website, www.greenscreenadventures.tv, provides creative, interactive tools for children to write stories and draw pictures on the site and easily submit their work to Green Screen Adventures. The search engine and filter enable students to explore the site; watching videos, seeing behind-the-scenes photo galleries and reading other kids’ work. They can even ‘high five’ stories as a way to compliment and recommend what they like. The website also provides teacher resources and writing prompts.

Entertainer/Actor Randall Franks Turns To Murder For His Latest Musical Endeavor

Murder and music is the focus of award-winning author Randall Franks', best known as “Officer Randy Goode” from TV’s “In the Heat of the Night,” new book “A Badge or an Old Guitar,” available Nov. 1. “Sharing entertaining stories for television through scripts became one of the areas that mentors such as Carroll O’Connor and Alan Autry inspired me to create,” Mr. Franks said. ... (click for more)

Brass Quintet To Serenade Dalton Nov. 6

Dalton State continues the fall concert series with a night of music exploring personal stories of New York that lead the listener through a menagerie of composers and pieces.   The Midtown Brass Quintet will perform, “Brass Menagerie,” a free concert at the First Presbyterian Church of Dalton on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 3 p.m.  The concert will feature music from composers ... (click for more)

Atlantic Capital Bank, Formerly FSG Bank, Moves Home Office To Warehouse Row

Atlantic Capital Bank, NA announced Friday that it has sold the current home office at 531 Broad St. to Harbert Realty of Birmingham, for  $5,375,000.  The bank’s new home office signals the start of a brand transition from the FSG Bank name, currently found in its eastern Tennessee and northwest Georgia markets.  Atlantic Capital will occupy the third floor ... (click for more)

TDEC Asks Residents In Southeastern Counties To Limit Water Usage To Ease Drought Conditions

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is asking the public to temporarily limit water usage for non-essential purposes as areas in Tennessee’s southeastern counties face extreme drought conditions. Residents who receive water from the following public utilities are advised to limit their use until drought conditions subside: Fall Creek ... (click for more)

Accountability Doesn't Have To Be A Bad Word

Am I making a difference? Isn’t that the basic question we all ask ourselves, and seek to demonstrate to others?  Ronald Reagan said:  “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don't have that problem.”   We would argue teachers do not have that problem either.    Educators make a huge difference ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Guess Who Backed Kelly?

Two weeks before the August election where three members of the Hamilton County School Board were angrily replaced, the organizer of what was called “a great way for the (challengers) to raise great money to help them run smart campaigns” made a bold statement. “I'm sure the current board is well-intentioned, but the results are not there," said Paul Brock. "Leadership matters ... (click for more)