Georgia Coastal Youth, Inc. will host its fourth annual, free youth summit Saturday to help middle-schoolers and high-schoolers prepare for college and its required entrance exams.
ATLANTA - School districts in Georgia now have an extra month to decide how many teachers they will hire for next year. Gov. Sonny Perdue signed into law Tuesday a bill that extends the deadline for educator contracts to May 15. The move is designed to give districts more flexibility as state lawmakers grapple with the state's sagging economy.
A McTeacher's Night at the Richmond Hill McDonald's near Richmond Hill Plantation on Feb. 25 raised more than $1,400 for Richmond Hill Primary School. The event was held in conjunction with the school's PTO and raised the money in tips, donations and sales percentage in a little more than three hours. The money will he with school projects and was the most successful yet by a local McDonald's.
Students in Ms. Romberg's ELA class at Bryan County Middle School completed their third nine weeks book projects.
Richmond Hill High School Technology Student Association students sponsored a "coins for cancer" fundraiser in which they initiated a competitive coin drive between the classes at RHHS in support of the American Cancer Society. The event brought in $1046.55 and a check was pressented to Victoria Tenbroeck on March 3.
People aren't happy at Georgia Southern University. From the administration to students, nobody wants state budget cuts at GSU - but how can they be avoided?
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College promoted two members of its administrative staff and welcomed two new employees in February.
ATLANTA - A bill giving Georgia school districts more flexibility amid the state's fiscal crisis has passed a key committee. The legislation allows districts to increase class size by one student in kindergarten through fifth-grade and by two students in sixth-grade through high school through 2013. It also lifts state controls on how schools spend their funding - such as how much is spent on libraries or transportation.
Cats in red and white striped stovepipe hats roamed the halls of Diamond Elementary School on Fort Stewart on Monday as the 10th annual Read Across America program kicked off at area schools this week.
SAVANNAH - Official enrollment numbers at Savannah Technical College for the 2010 winter quarter show an increase of 18.8 percent in total credit enrollment from the same quarter last year, marking the second consecutive quarter that enrollment has topped 5,000 and the largest-ever enrollment for winter quarter.
Joseph Martin Elementary School's McTeacher's Night fundraiser Feb. 18 at the McDonald's on Highway 84 was a success. Participants raised $1,227.17 in three hours.
WASHINGTON - An interstate agreement is easing the school transition process for military children, many of whom will attend six to nine schools over the course of a parent's military career, an education official said.
Bryan County Elementary School parapro Sandy Holcombe was recently named the school's parapro of the year for 2011 and was delighted by the honor.
Shannon Bryant of Richmond Hill High School was named the 2010 PAGE STAR student for the Bryan County School district. The announcement was made last week by Michael Bush of the Richmond Hill Lions Club, who have been long-time sponsors of the local STAR student program.
Carver Elementary 4th grader Jon Ranieri doesn't appear to be one to waste words.
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.
The following students at George Washington Carver Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year: