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RH teacher helps school get national kudos

Elementary school students from Savannah Christian Preparatory School have earned national recognition for their "Help Haiti" project.

May 13, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | Education


Regents approve tuition hikes up to 16%

ATLANTA - Georgia college students will pay up to $1,000 more in tuition in the coming school year under hikes passed by the state Board of Regents on Tuesday, a move that comes amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.

The tuition increases for the state's 35 public colleges and universities hit hardest at research universities: Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. Many students will pay $3,535 per semester, a 16 percent increase over last fall.

May 12, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Regents voting on tuition hike

ATLANTA - Georgia college students likely will find out Tuesday how much more they'll have to shell out for tuition this fall.

The Georgia Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on tuition hikes for the state's 35 public colleges and universities. The vote comes after lawmakers cut hundreds of millions from higher education coffers to help balance the books amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.

May 11, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Career day at Bryan County Middle

Bryan County Middle School held its annual Career Day on Wednesday, and a number of folks in occupations ranging from soldiers to nurses to mayors came to give students a look at what they do.

May 10, 2010 | Staff report | Education


HS students tutor younger leaners

May 10, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Exchange Club honors students

The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill honored students of the month for March and April at the group's April 28 meeting.

May 06, 2010 | | Education


Restaurant night benefits school

Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School recently sponsored McTeacher Night at the Richmond Hill McDonald's near Publix. The school will receive approximately $1,100 as a result.

May 05, 2010 | | Education


Community education adds voice class

The Bryan County Community Education Office offered a new voice class this school year for students in grades second and higher. These students presented their end-of-year voice recital on Monday, April 26, in the multi-purpose room at Richmond Hill Primary School.

May 03, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bryan Elementary honors volunteers

Friday, Bryan County Elementary School honored the school's volunteers with an appreication luncheon. The volunteers were treated to sandwiches, fruit and potato salad, along with cookies and a drink. All we given a nice thank you gift for their time. "We really appreciate the time and dedication that all volunteers give to our school," said Diane Padgett.

May 03, 2010 | | Education


BoE honors students, employees

Bryan County Board of Education recognized a slew of honors and recognized students and employees at the April 22 meeting at Bryan County Elementary School. The accompanying pictures detail some of the actions. Those for whom pictures were not available included:

April 30, 2010 | | Education


RHHS Odyssey of Mind heads to nationals

The Richmond Hill High School, "Odyssey of the Mind," competition team placed second during the State Competition held this past weekend at Columbus University.

April 27, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Game aims to hone kids math skills

Aiming to help students perfect the basics of mathematics, South Carolina resident Verdell Fulton has presented the Liberty County school district with the opportunity to introduce his Mathmindz board game to schools, beginning at the elementary level.

April 21, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Special to the News | Education


4-H'ers wow commissioners

The Bryan County 4-H Program hosted the Bryan County Commissioners' meeting on April 6.

April 19, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Firefighers host pre-K students

April 19, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong opening new student union

SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its much anticipated, 60,180 square-foot Student Union at 11:50 a.m. on Friday, April 23. Friday's activities, at the south entrance of the new facility, near the corner of Science Drive and Library Drive on campus, will include a ceremonial burial of a 50-year time capsule as part of the celebration of Armstrong's 75th anniversary in 2010.

AASU President Linda Bleicken will join Vice President for Student Affairs Vicki McNeil, Student Government Association President Zerek Samples, as well as other representatives from the student body ...

April 19, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


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Rotary Club honor student

Max Makhinson was named Junior Rotarian for the Month of September by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.

September 27, 2014 | | Education


Students simulate earthquake

Mrs. Pam Walker's fourth grade class at Carver Elementary used supplies sent in by parents to complete an Earthquake-Simulation project. Students learned how engineering, stability, and gravity are related to natural disasters as they built their multi-story structures. Students then recorded the effects of a simulated earthquake on their structure.

September 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Public schools fight to keep teachers

Unfilled teaching jobs in Arizona are at a crisis level, AZ Central reports. There are over 527 job openings, resulting in crowded classrooms. One Phoenix-area district alone had 63 openings.

September 25, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Bryan Elementary kids solve math mystery

Bryan County Elementary school students enjoy their new connections classes by becoming detectives in a Math Scene Investigation. In the Math Lab class, Katelyn Finnegan encourages them to investigate and find clues to a math mystery. As they walk around the room to find and solve math clues, it is easy to see that the new connection classes are a big hit.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


GSU festival focuses on sciences

Georgia Southern University is gearing up for its second annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) festival from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive in Statesboro, according to georgiasouthern.edu.

September 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Students tackle weather forecasting

Mrs. Walker's fourth grade students at Carver Elementary recently became "Meteorologists of the Day."

September 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Command sergeant major speaks at BCHS

Army Command Sergeant Major Cameron Porter talked to more than 110 Bryan County High School JROTC students during an assembly last week. The career public affairs officer, assigned to the Armed Forces Network Command in Europe, talked to the junior cadets about what a positive influence the Army and military could play in their lives. He encouraged them to consider a career in the military when making the plans.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


State's online school has open seats

Georgia Connections Academy, a free public virtual charter school open to students from every county of the state, has openings for students in grades 9-12.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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