ATLANTA - Georgia's high school graduation rate of 67 percent ranks it behind all of its neighboring states and puts it among the lowest in the nation under new federal measurements released by the U.S. Department of Education.
ATLANTA - Federal education officials say Georgia has a high school graduation rate of 67 percent among all students, ranking it behind all of its neighboring states.
Bryan County Middle School teachers Melissa Adams, left, Marie Patterson, Tracy Robinson, Tiffany Hursey, Gina Campbell and Lexy Romberg smile for the camera Nov. 15 with eighth-grader Avery Adams, who served as the dancing cow during the school's annual McTeacher Night at McDonald's in Pembroke.
Two Bryan County schools were recently recognized for their efforts in the Jump Rope for Heart program that raises funds for medical research and educational materials throughout the state.
Students in Roxanne Clements' kindergarten class at Richmond Hill Primary School dressed up as American Indians recently after learning about the first Thanksgiving. In addition to dressing up, they read books about how the Indians helped the Plymouth Colony pilgrims.
The following students at Bryan County Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2012-13 school year:
SAVANNAH - Pembroke Mayor Mary Warnell and Terry Lemmons recently were sworn in as members of the Savannah Technical College Board of Directors at a recent meeting.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's fall 2012 enrollment has set a new record, totaling 20,574 students.
$937,427.45. That's the amount of money the Bryan County Board of Education handed out to all permanent employees across the county Thursday as part of a one-time bonus equal to 3 percent of their annual salary. Board members and central office staff visited various schools in the county to announce the news, and Chairman Eddie Warren said the board was glad to give back to the teachers that have given so much to the county. ...
Four principals from schools across the county are expected to retire pending a decision by the Bryan County Board of Education on Thursday.
STATESBORO - State regents have approved two new student fees at Georgia Southern University to help pay for an expansion of the school's football stadium and a possible move to a new football division.
ATLANTA - Georgians often bemoan the quality of their public schools. But state Superintendent John Barge, fresh off a defeat in a debate over expanding charter schools, wants to change public perception.
The following students at Bryan County High School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2012-13 school year:
Students in Jennifer Kea's early military history class at Richmond Hill High School recently took a field trip to Old Fort Jackson on the Savannah River. The students went back to the 1860s and became Civil War soldiers.
Students in Julie Alderman's second-grade class at Richmond Hill Elementary School show off their finished paper pumpkins that were part of activities that helped them learn about pumpkins and bats, including how bats catch their prey by using echolocation.
G.W. Carver Elementary School students perform recently during a recital at the school. The chorus performed for fourth- and fifth-graders and sang pieces from "The Star-Spangled Banner," "Green Eggs and Ham" and "Dynamite."
The first-graders at Lanier Primary School took a field trip recently to the Raptor Center at Georgia Southern University.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill reminds local high school students of its May 24 deadline for applications for two college scholarships worth a total of $3,000.
Two new schools are on the way in Bryan County, and the Board of Education is seeking public input in deciding what will best suit the county's needs.
The faculty and staff at Richmond Hill Primary School surprised two of its employees last week when they named the Teacher of the Year and Paraprofessional of the Year awards for 2013-14.
Nearly two dozen students from Richmond Hill High School traveled recently to the nation's capital and witnessed the workings of the United States government along with pieces of the nation's history.
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