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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


Richmond Hill High SADD takes on text-driving

Richmond Hill High School students held their annual "Mock Wreck," an event where students replicate the horror of a teen driving accident, on Thursday at the school. The wreck was organized by the school's SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) chapter, with assistance from the local police, fire and EMS departments.

April 19, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Correspondent | Education


Retiring BoE member: Keep academics at top

Editor's note: Bryan County Board of Education member Mary Warnell, who represents Pembroke District 1, recently announced her intention not to seek a third term. That leaves the BoE without one of its most knowledgeable people when it comes to state and federal issues. In that regard, we recently asked her some questions regarding the state of education here and in Georgia. Here's what she said.

April 12, 2010 | By Jeff Whitten Editor | Education


4-H'ers fare well in competition

On March 20, 28 Bryan County 4-H'ers traveled to Bacon County to compete in 2010 District Project Achievement. Parents, teen-leaders, volunteers, along with the 4-H staff convoyed to the day-long competition. After weeks of researching topics, preparing speeches and posters, and practicing their demonstrations, this group returned to Bryan County with seven first place ribbons, seven second place ribbons and two third place ribbons.

April 06, 2010 | By Shanna Davis Special to the News | Education


Peer pressure study earns honors

Richmond Hill Middle School Social Studies Fair winners competed at the regional level on March 6.

April 02, 2010 | | Education


RHMS band turning heads

Richmond Hill Middle School is bustling with activity. The students are preparing for final exams and CRCTs, soccer and baseball season is gearing up, and other extracurricular activities such as art club, academic team, and student counsel are keeping the students on their toes. However, I think the busiest of all the different clubs and afterschool groups is the band.

April 02, 2010 | By Christina Smith School reporter | Education


BC Elementary honor roll 3rd nine weeks

5th grade

April 02, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Bryan County Middle honor roll 3rd nine weeks

8th grade

April 02, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Bryan County HS honor roll 3rd nine weeks

Principal's Honor Roll, 12th grade

April 02, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Carver Elementary honor roll 3rd nine weeks

4th grade

April 02, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


RHMS principal's honors 3rd nine weeks

6th grade

April 02, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


RH Middle honor roll for 3rd nine weeks

6th Grade

April 02, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS honor roll for 3rd nine weeks

9th Grade

April 02, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS names new athletic director

Richmond Hill High School Principal Charles Spann has appointed coach and special education teacher Michael Pollard as the school's new athletic director. The position has been vacant since June, when longtime AD Jimmy Hires retired from the position. For more details on the appointment, pick up a copy of the Midweek Bryan County News.

April 01, 2010 | By Ross Blair Staff writer | Education


Georgia misses out on first round of Race to Top

Georgia was not among the states selected to receive first-round funding from the federal Race to the Top program. It does, however, allow the state to pursue funding opportunities in round two of the application process.

March 31, 2010 | Staff report | Education


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Raising a reader: How parents can instill a love of the written word in kids

Keli Dean didn’t read much as a kid.

March 04, 2015 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret Media Companies | Education


College is 'worth it' but majors matter

Unemployment rates are falling for most college majors, and the employment gap between college graduates and those with merely a high school diploma continues to make college a good, almost necessary bargain, says a new report using Census Bureau data.

March 04, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


No Child Left Behind faces long overdue rewrite

As the House gets set this week to pass a long-overdue revision of No Child Left Behind, President Obama is vowing to veto the new legislation if it makes it to his desk.

March 03, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Do superintendents matter?

Tom Boasberg had his work cut out for him.

March 02, 2015 | Mercedes White Deseret News | Education


Navigating the FAFSA is worth the effort for college aid

A mid-winter ritual is on millions of families’ calendars this month, and it wasn't about asking a large rodent named Phil for a weather forecast.

March 02, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret Media Companies | Education


In the words of Thomas Jefferson: Why education matters

Thomas Jefferson was no stranger to the benefits of education.

March 02, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


Smartphone app anonymity causes concerns on college campuses

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning the popular app, Yik Yak, on the grounds that it promotes hateful speech, reported Education News.

March 01, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Montessori marks School Choice Week

Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool held a special event last month to celebrate National School Choice Week.

February 28, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Eight-grader wins county spelling bee

Richmond Hill Middle School eighth-grader Reagan Campbell was crowned the district's top speller last month at Bryan County Schools' system spelling bee at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary school.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


High school graduation rates jumping, but some groups still lag behind, data shows

American high school students are graduating at record levels, new numbers from the Department of Education reveal, and progress has been made closing the achievement gap among black and Latino youths. Last year, 81 percent of American high school students graduated, a record high.

February 26, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


College is not for everyone

Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.

February 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


American millennials rank low on global skills test

A recent study from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies found American young adults lagging behind their international peers in literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills, according to U.S. News & World Report.

February 24, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.

February 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


As Common Core testing gears up, rebels move to opt out

While the numbers of rebels appear to be small, pockets of intense opposition to the new Common Core testing set to begin next month are percolating.

February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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