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.


Noah Smith Plays At The Flying Squirrel Sept. 20

Noah Smith will perform at the Flying Squirrel on Sept. 20. Review for Noah Smith: Noah released a live album in July and is currently preparing to record his second album after his single “Let the Clutch Out” hit the Top 40 in its debut on syndicated radio.     You can feel Southern Ohio in Noah Smith’s music.  American Rock and Roll with a country accent ... (click for more)

Heartland Adds Small Town Big Deal To Programming Lineup

Luken Communications has announced the addition of Small Town Big Deal to Heartland’s programming lineup.  The series will debut on Heartland Thursday at 3 p.m.  Encore presentations will run every Saturday at 3:30 p.m.   Small Town Big Deal is a half-hour series hosted by former Entertainment Tonight reporter and weekend anchor Jann Carl and the series’ creator ... (click for more)

Hutcheson Medical Center May Get Bankruptcy Trustee Who Would Focus On Sale Of Fort Oglethorpe Hospital

Hutcheson Medical Center may be headed for appointment of a bankruptcy trustee, who would focus on the sale of the financially-strapped Fort Oglethorpe hospital. An attorney told a bankruptcy court judge in Rome, Ga., on Wednesday afternoon that a buyer is discussing paying over $20 million for all the assets of the community hospital. Attorney Rob Williamson ... (click for more)

Hutcheson Medical Center Unsecured Creditors Committee Asks Trustee Be Appointed For Fort Oglethorpe Hospital; Asks Bankruptcy Not Be Dismissed

The Unsecured Creditors Committee of Hutcheson Medical Center is opposing a motion by U.S. Trustee Guy Gebhardt for a bankruptcy judge to dismiss the bankruptcy for the financially-ailing Fort Oglethorpe hospital.   Instead, the group is asking Judge Paul Bonapfel to appoint a trustee to oversee the Hutcheson finances. In a 16-page motion, the committee said if the bankruptcy ... (click for more)

Who's Responsible For East Ridge's Stadium?

There just can be no excuse for East Ridge High School's stadium being in such dangerous condition that it has been condemned.   Where is responsible for this? I know there are a few other stadiums like this as well. And there is no excuse for this.  Building new and beautiful schools, state of the art technology. Top athletic facilities as well. Yet, East Ridge ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Barners Trounce Who?

There is a website known as Grammarly that just completed a profound study. An automated proof-reading company (who I hope never finds out about me) collected 100 comments that each included over 50 words from the comment blogs of the nation’s preseason Top 25 college football teams. Then they fed them into the company’s huge algorithm computer and checked each fan base for punctuation, ... (click for more)