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School board to hold called meeting tonight

The Bryan County Board of Education will hold a called meeting at 6 p.m. today, April 14, in the media center of the Richmond Hill Prekindergarten Complex.

April 14, 2011 | Bryan County News | Education


Breakfast for honor roll students

Armstrong Atlantic State University President Dr. Linda M. Bleicken was the guest speaker at Richmond Hill High School Principal's Honor Roll Breakfast at the school on April 8.

April 14, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Balloon launch for 'Week of the Child'

Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool held a balloon launch Saturday with more than 150 teachers, parents and children releasing 150 balloons filled with messages in honor of "Week of the Child." The launch was held at the newly cleared site on Hwy. 17, soon to be the home of the Montessori preschool.

April 14, 2011 | | Education


Swindell is top teacher at BCMS

Kerry Swindell has only been teaching for the last five years, but her love of the job and desire to make children lifetime learners has made her good at what she does.

April 11, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Education


Scholarship deadlines near for high school seniors

Deadlines are fast approaching for graduating high school seniors to apply for local scholarships that can help them pay for their college expenses.

April 08, 2011 | Staff report | Education


GSU education expert gives test tips

STATESBORO - Standardized testing is a rite of spring in schools around the country, and a Georgia Southern University education professor has tips on how parents can make sure students do their best without feeling stressed.

April 06, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Bryan County Elementary

The following students at Bryan County Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2010-2011 school year:

April 04, 2011 | | Education


Honor roll: Bryan County Middle

The following students at Bryan County Middle School were named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2010-2011 school year:

April 04, 2011 | | Education


Honor roll: Bryan County High

The following student at Bryan County High School were named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2010-2011 school year:

April 04, 2011 | | Education


RHHS takes to the stage Thursday

Ever wanted to travel back in time to a Prohibition-era big city rife with corruption and celebrity criminals? Well, Richmond Hill High School will be offering just that with its production of the musical "Chicago" at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Pre-K Center auditorium, 120 Constitution Way.

April 04, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Education


RHHS taps Kiene as top teacher

Richmond Hill High School recently named Dr. Daniel Kiene its 2010-11 Teacher of the Year.

April 01, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


School system offices could relocate in July

A major reuse project by Bryan County Schools to provide a larger, centralized school district headquarters is expected to be completed in early July.

April 01, 2011 | Tony Judnich | Education


Two earn academic honors

Andrew M. Gerstner of Richmond Hill was one of 311 students who qualified for Honor Student status at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during Honors Day ceremonies on April 13.

March 30, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Two new schools on to-do list for BoE

A new, $15.5 million elementary school in Richmond Hill, a new, $9 million school to replace the existing Bryan County Elementary School, and $750,000 worth of renovation work at Lanier Primary School are some of the big-ticket items listed among the Bryan County Board of Education's proposed capital projects for 2012-2016.

March 29, 2011 | Tony Judnich Bryan County News | Education


Honor roll: Bryan County Middle

The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2010-2011 school year:

March 28, 2011 | | Education


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Eight-grader wins county spelling bee

Richmond Hill Middle School eighth-grader Reagan Campbell was crowned the district's top speller last month at Bryan County Schools' system spelling bee at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary school.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


High school graduation rates jumping, but some groups still lag behind, data shows

American high school students are graduating at record levels, new numbers from the Department of Education reveal, and progress has been made closing the achievement gap among black and Latino youths. Last year, 81 percent of American high school students graduated, a record high.

February 26, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


College is not for everyone

Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.

February 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


American millennials rank low on global skills test

A recent study from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies found American young adults lagging behind their international peers in literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills, according to U.S. News & World Report.

February 24, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.

February 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


As Common Core testing gears up, rebels move to opt out

While the numbers of rebels appear to be small, pockets of intense opposition to the new Common Core testing set to begin next month are percolating.

February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Schools moving toward healthier fundraisers

"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at this

You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at the small words they use rather than the big ones, according to a massive study of college admission essays conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The rise of meditation on college campuses

Duke may have one of the best law schools in the country, but in recruiting new students, its promotional materials point out that Durham's bar scene has exploded in the past few years.

February 13, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Teacher bias discourages girls from STEM courses and careers, study shows

A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research sheds light on the reason women avoid science, technology, engineering and math.

February 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret Media Companies | Education


Educating Max: How a personalized education helped one gifted yet challenged student find his path

Driven and a bit eccentric, Max Nanis jumped straight to college after his junior year of high school in West Chester, Pennsylvania. "He said that high school didn't have any more to offer him," his mother, Beth, says.

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


China's vow to expand college education gets reality check

China’s education minister has vowed to ban university textbooks which promote “western values,” The Guardian reports, quoting state media, "in the latest sign of ideological tightening under President Xi Jinping."

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Where did your senator go to college?

How elite is your senator? Tyler Hakes at College Raptor has put together an infographic of alma maters in the U.S. Senate.

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Trial lawyers offering scholarship

The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association has announced that the Seventh Amendment Scholarship Essay Competition will return this year.

February 05, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


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