ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 22, 2013 - Students, teachers and parents of the Defense Department's schools can be confident that despite the department's upcoming civilian furloughs, the school year will start on time, the Department of Defense Education Activity's director said today.
G.W. Carver Elementary School students perform recently during a recital at the school. The chorus performed for fourth- and fifth-graders and sang pieces from "The Star-Spangled Banner," "Green Eggs and Ham" and "Dynamite."
The first-graders at Lanier Primary School took a field trip recently to the Raptor Center at Georgia Southern University.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill reminds local high school students of its May 24 deadline for applications for two college scholarships worth a total of $3,000.
Two new schools are on the way in Bryan County, and the Board of Education is seeking public input in deciding what will best suit the county's needs.
The faculty and staff at Richmond Hill Primary School surprised two of its employees last week when they named the Teacher of the Year and Paraprofessional of the Year awards for 2013-14.
Nearly two dozen students from Richmond Hill High School traveled recently to the nation's capital and witnessed the workings of the United States government along with pieces of the nation's history.
STATESBORO - Five students from Bryan County received honors during the recent Georgia Southern University's Annual Honors Day Convocation at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center.
Candice Casasday of Richmond Hill recently was initiated into collegiate honor society Phi Kappa Phi.
One of Richmond Hill's own will be attending one of the U.S. Service Academies following an appointment from Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga.
Gov. Nathan Deal recently signed into law legislation that will lower the grade-point average requirement for the HOPE Grant, which goes to students in the technical-college system.
More than a dozen students from schools across Bryan County were recognized for various scholastic achievements by the Board of Education during its regular meeting Thursday at Richmond Hill Elementary School.
Three Richmond Hill residents recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design:
The following students at George Washington Carver Elementary School made the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2012-13 school year:
Faiz Saulat from Richmond Hill High School has been selected as a finalist for the Georgia Governor's Honors Program in the area of social studies.
In celebration of Georgia Arbor Day, Fred Warnell and Clayton Tillman planted a bald cypress tree Tuesday at G.W. Carver Elementary School. Warnell and Tillma are Bryan County district supervisors with the Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District. Warnell also is a registered forester. Amy Bell, soil-conservation technician with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, assisted with materials from NRCS. Angie Smith's fifth-grade class is studying plants, and planting the tree reinforced studied concepts for students.
Nearly 40 members of the Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans spent the President's Day holiday in the nation's capital.
Bryan County High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is beginning to get accustomed to victories, and the unit's accomplishments at last week's drill meet only proved this to be true.
Bryan County schools will have their early release day on Wednesday.
Local leaders got a glimpse of the future last week during a Hinesville Rotary Club meeting when Armstrong Atlantic State University President Dr. Linda Bleicken and Liberty Center Director retired Col. Peter Hoffman unveiled a rendering of the new Liberty campus.
The Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made positive impacts in their communities.
Jordyn Reagan of St. Vincent's Academy was recognized by LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander at the college's 2014 Presidential Scholarship Day on Feb. 8. The event honors students who have demonstrated the highest levels of academic achievement and leadership.
Bryan County High School students in Inga Cashon's engineering concepts class have been testing out the new Career Technical Agricultural Education iPad lab.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will host five spring Family Days for students and their parents.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently demonstrated why it's called a "military friendly" school.
After a 10-2 season, former Richmond Hill High School football Lyman Guy recently accepted a head coaching job with Toombs County High School, in part, because his coaching supplement of $8,000 per year paled in comparison to what some other school districts are offering.
Friday morning started with a simple lesson on the nuts and bolts of local city government.
Students from our area recently graduated and earned academic honors at colleges across the country:
ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan, Georgia's 529 college-savings plan, recently kicked off its $25,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes, which will award one Georgia child with $15,000 for his or her college education and the winner's school also will receive $10,000.
G.W. Carver Elementary School students in Annmarie Crawford's fifth-grade class work on science projects and experiments they will conduct on March 7 in the Science Olympiad tournament in Waycross. The students will compete in a variety of activities, like building straw towers, straw rockets and bridges, an egg drop and much more.