In the general election of 1996, a constitutional amendment was approved by the voters of Georgia that allowed local boards of education the option of calling for a referendum to ask their voters to approve a SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) for educational purposes.
The Bryan County School System staff members recognize that in addition to the vital charge of educating our children, we are entrusted with keeping them safe during the school day.
Congdon gets scholarship Brandie Congdon of Richmond Hill is a new recipient of a scholarship provided by the Ty Cobb Educational Foundation. An early childhood education major at Kennesaw State University, Congdon is listed among 208 Georgia residents who received $505,000 in scholarships for the 2007-2008 academic year. The Foundation was established in 1953 by the late Tyrus R. Cobb (1886-1991), a native of the northeast Georgia city ...
Bryan County School Lunch Menu for the week of Oct. 22-26. Subject to change without notice.
The Bryan County School System has a highly qualified staff of dedicated professional nurses. Having the services of a school nurse is a very important ingredient in providing a safe environment for all children and staff.
Where has the time gone? In just a few weeks, students will be taking home their first report card for the 2007-2008 school year.
The Bryan County School System has been a catalyst in transforming the community in Bryan County. Families continue to move into the area to be a part of our great school system. As a result, each year system administrators must search for new and dynamic staff that enhance the learning opportunities in our system and address the pressures that are a result of a growing population. As the population continues to grow, our ...
Scholarships Two Richmond Hill residents were among 13 students who were selected to receive Savannah Technical College Faculty & Staff Scholarship for the 2007-08 academic year. The scholarship, valued at $1,000, is funded through gifts made by college faculty and staff members and is awarded to students based on academic achievement. The students will be recognized at the fall commencement ceremony to be held on Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. ...
Of the 379 Bryan County regular high school 2007 graduates, 265 or 70% took the SAT. Based upon the most recent scores, the averages for Bryan County graduates were 499 (critical reading), 508 (mathematics), and 482 (writing) for a total mean score of 1489. The national average was 1511 - 502 (reading), 515 (mathematics), and 494 (writing). Georgia's average scores were 494 (critical reading), 495 (mathematics), and 483 (writing).
Richmond Hill High School senior Jamie Stanberry will attend the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security in Washington, D.C. from Oct. 2-7. Stanberry was recommended to the forum because of his interest in national security as well as maintaining a B average.
Are school meals healthy? Myths and stereotypes abound, but the facts are clear when it comes to meals served through the National School Lunch Program: school meals are nutritious and an important part of addressing the childhood obesity epidemic.
The Community Education Office is offering a variety of enrichment and educational classes for adult this fall. Call the Community Education Office at 459-5116 for more details or to register for classes.
U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) and Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) and U.S. Representative John Barrow (D-Ga.) announced they will host a statewide Military Academy Day event in coordination with the Georgia delegation on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Benedictine Military School in Savannah, Ga. The event will be held in the school's cafeteria from 10-11:30 a.m. to familiarize students with the application and nomination process for applying to the nation's five service academies. Representatives ...
AASU president's list Several students from Bryan County were named to Armstrong Atlantic State University's president's list for the 2006-2007 term. In order to make the president's list, a student must be enrolled in at least nine semester hours of course work and earn a grade point average of 4.0 for two consecutive semesters. The following Bryan County students made the 2006-2007 president's list: Ellabell: Brian Carney <p ...
One of the primary objectives of the Bryan County Schools is for our students to graduate as strong citizens who possess the life skills necessary to courageously and confidently face the world beyond high school.
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: