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Honor Roll: Bryan County Middle School

The fourth nine weeks honor roll for Bryan County Middle School.

June 12, 2014 | | Education


Farm to Table Dinner fundraiser

STATESBORO - The Friends of Zach S. Henderson Library, in partnership with the Statesboro Main Street Farmers' Market, will host the fifth annual Farm to Table Dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19 in the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center Southern Ballroom.

June 12, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor Roll: Bryan County High School

The fourth nine weeks honor roll for Bryan County High School:

June 11, 2014 | | Education


Cadet earns scholarship at UNG

Some three dozen members of the University of North Georgia's Corps of Cadets earned military awards and scholarships at the annual Boar's Head Brigade Military Awards Review, held on April 27 in conjunction with the university's annual Alumni Weekend.

June 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Junior ranger camp at Fort Morris

The 2014 Junior Ranger Camp at Fort Morris State Historic Site in Sunbury will take place from 9 a.m.-noon daily from June 10-14.

June 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong to open new alumni center

What: Armstrong Alumni Center Grand Opening. Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a grand opening reception and ribbon cutting to celebrate the new Alumni Center in historic Burnett Hall. As one of Armstrong's eight original buildings on the university's Southside campus, Burnett Hall serves as a strategic venue for the Alumni Center. The Alumni Center will also house the Alumni Affairs Office, which is dedicated to preserving Armstrong's past, while building on the future.

June 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Teacher appreciation set for June 17

Laura Evans, Edward Jones financial advisor, will host a "Retirement by Design" seminar for Bryan County Teachers at noon June 17 at Fish Tales Restaurant, Ft. McCallister Marina in Richmond Hill. Please RSVP by June 13 to 756-5113.

June 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Camp Invention kicks off summer

Camp Invention, an educational summer day-camp program, is coming to Richmond Hill Middle School from Monday-Friday.

June 02, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Czech Republic student presents to Rotary Club

Iva Salomounova from the Czech Republic made a presentation to the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill at a recent weekly meeting. Salomounova reflected on her experiences in America as she prepared to return to Europe after spending a year at Atlantic Armstrong State University and staying with her host family from the Rotary Club. Salomounova has benefitted from the Georgia Rotary Student Program scholarship, to which the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill contributes around $5,000 every year.

June 02, 2014 | Staff Writer | Education


RHES class adopted by Faze II Ryderz

Cynthia Hatala's third-grade class at Richmond Hill Elementary was recently selected as the class to be adopted by Faze II Ryderz.

May 31, 2014 | Special to the news | Education


Big plans ahead for schools

Bryan County Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher spoke Thursday about the current state of the school system at the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's weekly meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center.

May 30, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter Bryan County News | Education


Modern-day bullying no stranger here

May 28, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


Grads bid farewell to RHHS

More than 360 Richmond Hill High School seniors walked across the graduation stage and accepted their diplomas Saturday at the Savannah State University Tiger Arena.

May 26, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter Bryan County News | Education


Pembroke natives inducted into honor society

BATON ROUGE, La. - Pembroke natives Wendy Futch and Jonathan Strickland recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

May 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS cadents finish strong

Nearly four dozen Richmond Hill High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets performed their last official Cadet Command requirement Saturday at the Fresh Air Home (FAH) in Tybee Island.

May 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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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


Schools moving toward healthier fundraisers

"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at this

You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at the small words they use rather than the big ones, according to a massive study of college admission essays conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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