Editor's note: Bryan County Board of Education member Mary Warnell, who represents Pembroke District 1, recently announced her intention not to seek a third term. That leaves the BoE without one of its most knowledgeable people when it comes to state and federal issues. In that regard, we recently asked her some questions regarding the state of education here and in Georgia. Here's what she said.
On March 20, 28 Bryan County 4-H'ers traveled to Bacon County to compete in 2010 District Project Achievement. Parents, teen-leaders, volunteers, along with the 4-H staff convoyed to the day-long competition. After weeks of researching topics, preparing speeches and posters, and practicing their demonstrations, this group returned to Bryan County with seven first place ribbons, seven second place ribbons and two third place ribbons.
Richmond Hill Middle School Social Studies Fair winners competed at the regional level on March 6.
Richmond Hill Middle School is bustling with activity. The students are preparing for final exams and CRCTs, soccer and baseball season is gearing up, and other extracurricular activities such as art club, academic team, and student counsel are keeping the students on their toes. However, I think the busiest of all the different clubs and afterschool groups is the band.
5th grade Avery Rhea Adams, Taylor Janette Amory, Madison Hope Banks, Steven Christopher Banks, Merry Noel Bentley, , Julianne Elizabeth Brown, Kaelyn Alexis Butler, Nicholas Paul Donavon Canevit, Kali Jean Cannon, , Laine McKenzie Christian, Kylee Denise Maire Coats, Jacob Tyler Conner, Karissa Taryn Counterman, Alyssa Cheyenne Edwards, Shayla Elaine Elmore, Stephen Jeremiah Giddens, Jeanni Paige Hollingsworth, Ashley Virginia Holton, Bradley James Howard, Camron Izaiah Jamel Howard, Natalija Lynn Keezer, Frantasia Zaspencia Kelley, Brett Daniel ...
8th grade Alexis Adkins, Donald Baracskay, Kkayla Bragg, Faith Burnett, Melissa Campbell, Courtney Cook, Lindsey Cottros, Justin Faircloth, Jakeel Gaines, Hunter Hagan, Seniorita Ivey, Maegan Jones, Sabrina Jones, Brittney Keith, Travis Livingston, Taylor McFarland, Kaitlyn Meekins, Amber Patterson, Essence Smith, Alana Walker, Marissa Whitaker, Jacob White 7th grade Brett Bacon, Lastacia Bing, Kaitlyn counterman, Megan Doyle, Brooke Edwards, Andrew Ferreira, Ashley Gibbs, Elizabeth Hawkins, Johnmark Hendrix, Reid Hollingsworth, Joshua Jones, Brittany Magnotti, Joshua Neagley, Jay ...
Principal's Honor Roll, 12th grade Heather Brabham, Johnny M. Brown, Chelsea Cannon, Martina Cromartie, David Crowe, Erica Ellington, Rachel Fariss, Honia Gapac, Lauren Hodges, Chelsey Houston, Lindsay Mason, Megan Moody, Ryan Poythress, Timothy Roberts, Robert Shaul, Brittany Stevenson 11th grade Bridget Bacon, Sherrod Carter, Jeremy Ennis, Chelsea Gallo, Shameka Gray, Sheena Holcombe, Jamie Lape, Brandon Lyons, Courtney Moore, Chantalette Smith, Madison Smith, Taylor Stansfield, Sarah Swicegood 10th grade Jeffery Beckworth, Randolph Bolton, Lorena Calderon, Brandon ...
4th grade Caroline Adamski, Skyler Aguilar, Kenichi Ainscoe, Alexandria Allbritton, Noah Anderson, James Barber, Connor Baughman, Megan Bausch, Victoria Bayens, Toby Bean, Cooper Beeson, Emily Bell, Shannon Berry, Haley Black, Gabriel Boortz, Alyssa Bowden, Cade Bromm, Megan Brown, Logan Brown, Makaylah Brown, Tyshawna Bumpers, Cayleigh Burgdorf, Sophie Burgess, Miranda Burgstiner, Katie Busteed, Sierra Byrd, Grace Cantele, Madeline Castle, Hannah Cherundolo, Kinsley Clements, Nicholas Cooper, Graham Cowan, Madison Craven, Skylaur Crawford, Charis daCosta, Tyler Davis, Jordan ...
6th grade Katie Barnes, Jacquelyn Buelow, Madison Burmester, Anna Cabrera, Ashley Callahan, Seth Candelario, Megan Carter, Charles Castle, Nikolas Clark, Katie Claycomb,Warren Collins, Maddison Cook, Matthew DeMond, Meghan Dixon, Tianna Donaldson, Ryan Donna, Noah Eastwood, Kalan Eppley, Mauricio Farinacci, Ashlyn Fesperman, Michael Flaherty, Connor Glasgow, Zachary Glasscock, Nicholas Guden, Jordyn Gulle, Zachary Haines, Rachel Hammesfahr, Brennan Jamar, Jennifer Landers, Lindsey Longoria, Kyle Luigs, Nicholas Lynes, Megan McFarland, Huntyr Menezes, Luana Oliveira, Allston Oxenrider, DaMarcus Patterson, ...
6th Grade George Appenzeller, Lauren Bailey, Kelly Bausum, William Beardsley, Akira Bechtel, Hunter Benbrooks, Allison Benson, Chesney Bromm, Nia Brunskill, Cory Burbage, Darian Burns, Leslie Carson, Kathryn Carter, Malia Cherry, Caroline Cherundolo, Dillon Cloud, Levi Cole, Kaitlyn Combest, Nicholas Condroski, Garrett Corbin, Grayson Cowan, Colin Crawford, Laterica Crawford, De'sia Daley, Abigail Darrow, Alexander Davis, Alexis Dolnack, Connor Duckworth, Abby Eichhorn, Michael Estrada, John Etzle, Shelby Ford, Alexis Forsht, Garrett Franzel, David Fritts, Sean Gale, Makylie ...
9th Grade Lisa Christine Aleman, Dominique Jabari Allen, Jacob Paul Allen, Adam Jason Almanza, Autumn Brianna Amerson , Aubrie Jerriel Anderson, Lizette Marie Arnold, Lea Monique Banks, Christian Andrew Benjamin, Charles August Beveridge, Ethan Joseph Bowling, Mallory Leanne Buckler, Jovid Israel Burns, Kevin Charles Caleca, Katelyn Shay Capra, Cayman David Cardiff, Na'im Kwamaine Carlyle, Heather Carpenter, Sanford Lenieu Carter, Taylor Patrice Cerame, Jordan Elizabeth Clark, Taylor Suzanne Clinton, Thomas Michael Conn, Forrest Phillip Corbin, Bailey ...
Richmond Hill High School Principal Charles Spann has appointed coach and special education teacher Michael Pollard as the school's new athletic director. The position has been vacant since June, when longtime AD Jimmy Hires retired from the position. For more details on the appointment, pick up a copy of the Midweek Bryan County News.
Georgia was not among the states selected to receive first-round funding from the federal Race to the Top program. It does, however, allow the state to pursue funding opportunities in round two of the application process.
The Head Start program is accepting applications for the 2010-11 school year. Head Start centers are in Bryan, Liberty, Long, Camden, Evans, Glynn, McIntosh, Wayne and Tattnall counies.
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College Phi Lambda members participated in a regional competition at Columbus Technical College in Columbus in February. The following students competed and placed in various categories. They will advance to the statewide competition April 2-11 in Atlanta.
College Foundation's 10th annual Opportunity Award Gala.
STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.
Fort Stewart's three elementary schools are among 60 domestic Department of Defense schools to be assessed this coming year by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND).
Officials say work on the county's new schools is progressing well, even if construction is still months away.
Each of Bryan County's nine schools will get security makeovers over the Christmas break.
The following students at Bryan County Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
Teresa Deneen's kindergarten class at Richmond Hill Primary School shows off the paper bag puppets they used to recently re-enact the first Thanksgiving. The children participated in the Reader's Theatre of "Hooray for Thanksgiving."
Government students at Bryan County High School last week had a question-and-answer session via Skype with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga.
The following students at Richmond Hill High School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
The following students at Bryan County Middle School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
Lanier Primary School recently hosted several events to honor the past and present members of the military.
Richmond Hill High School could be put in the state's largest classification for high school sports next year based on enrollment numbers released recently by the Georgia Department of Education - but it won't stay in Class AAAAAA if local officials can help it.
For the third time this season, the Richmond Hill High School Wildcat Marching Band brought home the title of Grand Champion after competing Nov. 9 at the Georgia Series Championship Competition at South Effingham Stadium in Guyton.
The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
The first-graders at Richmond Hill Primary School had something special planned for their parents and loved ones in the military on Friday. The teachers and students planned a Veterans' Day celebration in honor of those who served their country, singing songs and performing choreographed dances as proud family members looked on.