Hanna Suddath, a Richmond Hill teen and Savannah Children's Choir alumna, served as the host to two members of Les Voix Boreales, an all-girls choir from Quebec, Canada, as part of a cultural exchange.
Five students from Richmond Hill were named to their respective schools' dean's lists at Mercer University for the fall 2012 semester. Inclusion on the lists requires students to meet grade-point-average standards specific to their school.
Three students from Richmond Hill High School and two from Richmond Hill Middle School recently participated in the 2013 All State Chorus held at Johnny Mercer Theater in Savannah on Feb. 23.
Students from Bryan County High School attended the 51st Annual Georgia Technology Student Association state conference Feb. 27-March 1 in Athens.
The annual CATS PRIDE Night for eighth-graders and their parents will be from 6-9 p.m. March 27 at Richmond Hill High School.
The concert and symphonic bands from Richmond Hill High and Richmond Hill Middle schools spent the weekend performing at the Georgia Music Educators Association's annual District 1 band and orchestra performance evaluations at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah. Concerts were heard Saturday and Sunday from schools all over southeast Georgia.
Students in Bryan County recently celebrated National Literacy Week and Read Across America in conjunction with Dr. Seuss' birthday.
The following students were named to the fall 2012 president's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University:
The following Bryan County students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University on Dec. 8:
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For the first time, Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool students walked through the doors of their brand new facility Feb. 20 on Highway 17.
Bryan County High School senior Lauren Sparks-Hoskins was recently named as the school's STAR student for the class of 2013 for her shining performance on the Scholastic Aptitude Test.
A new face is gracing the halls of Richmond Hill High School as principal Debi McNeal took the reins Monday of the school's top post.
Lanier Primary School held its annual Dr. Seuss Family Night on Jan. 28. Teachers, parents and students were served potato soup and grilled cheese, followed by Dr. Seuss birthday cake. The night was filled with Seuss-inspired activities, including eating green eggs and ham, making Oobleck and testing participants' Seuss knowledge with a "Jeopardy"-style game. The annual book swap also was held.
Two local residents were among the more than 400 candidates who received degrees from Missouri University of Science and Technology during ceremonies held Dec. 14-15, 2012. The following students earned degrees from Missouri S&T:
In celebration of Georgia Arbor Day, Fred Warnell and Clayton Tillman planted a bald cypress tree Tuesday at G.W. Carver Elementary School. Warnell and Tillma are Bryan County district supervisors with the Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District. Warnell also is a registered forester. Amy Bell, soil-conservation technician with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, assisted with materials from NRCS. Angie Smith's fifth-grade class is studying plants, and planting the tree reinforced studied concepts for students.
Nearly 40 members of the Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans spent the President's Day holiday in the nation's capital.
Bryan County High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is beginning to get accustomed to victories, and the unit's accomplishments at last week's drill meet only proved this to be true.
Bryan County schools will have their early release day on Wednesday.
Local leaders got a glimpse of the future last week during a Hinesville Rotary Club meeting when Armstrong Atlantic State University President Dr. Linda Bleicken and Liberty Center Director retired Col. Peter Hoffman unveiled a rendering of the new Liberty campus.
The Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made positive impacts in their communities.
Jordyn Reagan of St. Vincent's Academy was recognized by LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander at the college's 2014 Presidential Scholarship Day on Feb. 8. The event honors students who have demonstrated the highest levels of academic achievement and leadership.
Bryan County High School students in Inga Cashon's engineering concepts class have been testing out the new Career Technical Agricultural Education iPad lab.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will host five spring Family Days for students and their parents.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently demonstrated why it's called a "military friendly" school.
After a 10-2 season, former Richmond Hill High School football Lyman Guy recently accepted a head coaching job with Toombs County High School, in part, because his coaching supplement of $8,000 per year paled in comparison to what some other school districts are offering.
Friday morning started with a simple lesson on the nuts and bolts of local city government.
Students from our area recently graduated and earned academic honors at colleges across the country:
ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan, Georgia's 529 college-savings plan, recently kicked off its $25,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes, which will award one Georgia child with $15,000 for his or her college education and the winner's school also will receive $10,000.
G.W. Carver Elementary School students in Annmarie Crawford's fifth-grade class work on science projects and experiments they will conduct on March 7 in the Science Olympiad tournament in Waycross. The students will compete in a variety of activities, like building straw towers, straw rockets and bridges, an egg drop and much more.