Bryan County Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher spoke Thursday about the current state of the school system at the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's weekly meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center.
More than 360 Richmond Hill High School seniors walked across the graduation stage and accepted their diplomas Saturday at the Savannah State University Tiger Arena.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Pembroke natives Wendy Futch and Jonathan Strickland recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Nearly four dozen Richmond Hill High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets performed their last official Cadet Command requirement Saturday at the Fresh Air Home (FAH) in Tybee Island.
ATLANTA - Georgia's Path2College 529 Plan has kicked off its annual statewide Newborn Sweepstakes, in which one baby born this year in Georgia will receive $5,529 toward his or her college savings.
One aspires to be a businesswoman, the other an engineer. There's a teacher and a social worker in the mix as well, and they're all high achievers who have won multiple scholarships and academic - and in some cases, athletic - awards.
A scholastic tradition with roots stretching back to at least the 15th century continues Saturday when the class of 2014 graduates from Bryan County's two high schools.
Bryan County Schools will test out a four-day work week for some of its employees in June.
As school ends and the summer season arrives, keeping young bodies and brains engaged can be challenging.
G.W. Carver Elementary School para-professional Karen Busteed recently won a scholarship from the Bryan Evans Retired Educators Association. Busteed is completing her degree in early elementary education. "The Bryan Evans REA appreciates and is proud of our excellent teachers," said Barbara Estes, president of the association. "Their work makes our schools outstanding."
When it comes to goals, Richmond Hill High School senior Alexa Elliott has some advice for next year's incoming freshmen.
Bryan County Middle School students participated in the annual Aviation Career Day on Thursday at Gulfstream Aerospace in Savannah.
Low-income parents scrambling to help their kids pay for college may be lured into taking on loans they can't really repay, say some prominent education scholars.
STATESBORO - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal visited Georgia Southern University on May 5 to sign into law House Bill 744, a part of the 2015 fiscal year budget, which includes funding for a new military-science building at GSU.
Almost 400 fourth-graders from George Washington Carver Elementary School ventured back in time last Friday when they went to Fort King George in Darien on a field trip. Organized by Marcy Newberry, students heard presentations on cannon firing, the Guale Indians, weaving cloth and early medical techniques. Many of the students are studying Colonial history, and the trip reinforced what they learned in the classroom.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University President Linda M. Bleicken was appointed to the board of directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities during the organization's annual meeting Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C.
Fort Stewart's Murray Elementary School was dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 14.
Savannah Technical College culinary-arts instructor Zeb Berry and five STC students earned four gold and three silver medals at the American Culinary Federation Tampa Bay Competition on Nov. 1.
SAVANNAH - Military Times honored Armstrong State University on Tuesday by ranking the institution No. 12 among four-year schools on its "Best for Vets: Colleges 2015" list.
Richmond Hill High School Assistant Principals Mickey Bayens and Bivens Miller got their heads shaved Friday at Wildcats Stadium after the school raised more than $10,000 to give to United Way of the Coastal Empire. The money was raised by faculty, staff and students. Bayens said the two promised to have it done if the goal was reached. Lou Gambill and Sherry Vick did the honors while students cheered. "It's about giving back," Bayens said.
TIFTON - Emily Johnson of Richmond Hill has been selected to participate in the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's Ambassadors program.
Red Ribbon Week activities last week at Bryan County Middle and High schools ranged from essay and poster contests to safety demonstrations.
Three fifth-graders from Bryan County Elementary entered 4-H projects and won ribbons at the recent Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair in Statesboro. Aleia Hilliard entered her project titled "What Do you Do with Decimals?" and claimed second place. Catalina Temple's project, "Upcycling Fashion," also won second place. Gracie Edwards earned first place for her project, "Saving Coral Reefs."
The four-year graduation rate for Bryan County Schools high schools improved to 80.9 percent in 2014, according to data released by the Georgia Department of Education.
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