Richmond Hill High School offers eight different Advanced Placement courses on-site for students and many additional courses are offered on-line through the College Board. AP courses are both fast-paced and intellectually challenging, and such courses allow students the opportunity to earn college credits while still in high school. Highly motivated students choose to take these college-level courses for a myriad of reasons; many thrive on the stimulating coursework, while others have ...
According to the College Board, the cost of tuition and fees at four-year public institutions has increased nearly 51 percent over the last 10 years (after adjusting for inflation), and these costs are certain to rise.
Pamela Walker, who teaches fourth grade at George Washington Carver Elementary School, recently completed graduation requirements for the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) Teacher Academy.
The search for America's Top Young Scientist has been continuing this week.
'Are you enjoying your summer off?' I hear that question a lot – and I smile. The superintendent and most central office staff work a 12-month year. Summer is the time to close out the old year and to prepare for the next. Schools must be cleaned in ways they cannot be when they are occupied; orders must be made for supplies, materials, and equipment; construction projects must be managed ...
Board of Education meeting The Bryan County Board of Education will meet Thursday for a called meeting, beginning at 4:30 p.m., at the Richmond Hill High School to hear bids. The regularly scheduled meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Oxford University honor roll Christopher Callender of Concord, Mass., son of Robert and Anne Callender of Richmond Hill, was named to the honor list ...
The Georgia economy depends on a highly technical and highly skilled labor force. The Georgia Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) curriculum has historically provided students with high quality educational opportunities that prepared them to enter the Georgia workforce. While CTAE has been successful, emerging technologies and evolving employer expectations to have a highly qualified, motivated and reliable workforce demand that Georgia strategically reengineer the CTAE programs to meet the demands of the ...
Seven graduate from Georgia An estimated 3,500 University of Georgia students completed requirements for their degrees at the end of the spring semester. Included among the graduates were Myra Lane Burnsed of Pembroke, who received her doctor of veterinary medicine; Kyle Lee Carpenter of Richmond Hill, bachelor of science; Kimberly Blaine Cunningham of Richmond Hill, bachelor of science in education; Patrick Spence Graney of Richmond Hill, bachelor of science ...
If you are discussing schools, it is important to define what "runs the show" means. The board approves the rules (policy, student handbook), and the superintendent enforces what the board approves. The board deals with governance - setting policies and establishing a budget to provide resources. The superintendent is responsible for the day to day operation of the schools within the policies and rules approved by the board. It is the superintendent's responsibility ...
Local school board candidates and state legislative candidates were all invited to an Education Policy Forum, held recently in Savannah.
Georgia Southern University has awarded the first Paul and Ivey Beardslee Scholarship to Joseph Ferreira, a 2008 graduate of Bryan County High School . Ferreira, the son of Richard and Katherine Ferreira, will begin pre-business studies at Georgia Southern in the fall 2008 semester.
Parents of primary school age children often ask what they can do to help their children become better readers. You really don't need any special training or equipment to make a positive difference in your child's reading skills.
Carver Elementary School's current Assistant Principal Crystal Morales will be the principal starting this fall. Board member Joe Pacenka thanked her for the job she's done, noting the board is "really looking forward to next year." The rest of the board members congratulated her and Morales said she appreciated all their support. Jodi Reagan will be transferring from her physical education teaching position at Richmond Hill High School to take over ...
In fall 2005, schools throughout Georgia began implementing a new mathematics curriculum, the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS), for mathematics.
Richmond Hill High School recent graduates Ben Botelho and Katrina McCann were this year's recipients of the Rotary Club Jay Gardner scholarship. Each will receive $1,000 per year for four years toward their college education. At Thursday's meeting, Jim Gardner, Jay's son, spoke about the scholarship. "Not only are you scholars, but you are also such great community volunteers, leaders and participants," he told Botelho and McCann. Gardner brought former ...
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.