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October 17, 2007 | | Education


A look at Bryan County SATs

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).

October 10, 2007 | | Education


Stanberry tabbed for youth security forum

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.

October 10, 2007 | | Education


School meals are a healthy choice

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.

October 03, 2007 | | Education


Community Education Office offers adult classes in computer skills, more

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.

September 29, 2007 | | Education


Learn more about military academies

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.

September 29, 2007 | | Education


Education announcements

AASU president's list

September 26, 2007 | | Education


JRTOC builds strong citizens

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.

September 26, 2007 | | Education


An important part of education

The Bryan County School System staff members are looking forward to a great school year in 2007–2008. Attendance is a very important part of every child's education.

September 19, 2007 | Billy McGrath BoE Director of Student Services | Education


Education notes

Woodard earns CIS degree

September 19, 2007 | | Education


BoE millage rate cut ‘quite a feat’

During the board meeting held in August of 2007, the Bryan County Board of Education accepted the recommendation of Superintendent Sallie Brewer and set the millage rate for FY08 at 13.572 mills.

September 12, 2007 | Melanie James for the Bryan County News | Education


Teachers donate supplies to Honduran school

Teachers at Lanier Primary and Bryan County Elementary School recently dug into their own pockets to purchase school supplies which they donated to a public elementary school in Santa Elena, Honduras.

September 12, 2007 | | Education


Savannah Tech offering certificate program

Savannah Technical College will offer a new certificate program that aims to solidify credentials and prepare those who work with the developmentally disabled gain access to resources and services that will assist them in their daily lives. The Direct Support Professional program was begun as a collaborative effort between the technical colleges and the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities. The program was piloted in several communities and has just expanded to include Savannah.

September 05, 2007 | | Education


GSU estimates impact at $719 million

Georgia Southern University had an economic impact of more than $719 million on the region during the recently completed fiscal year.

September 05, 2007 | | Education


Vision checks important for children

Back to school rituals and getting children prepared for the school year provides a good time for the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health to remind parents that children's eyes need to be examined regularly.

September 05, 2007 | | Education


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Contest promotes family-friendly schools

The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Governor: Programming should be core class

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Bryan Ele. kicks off school year with a twist and shout

Bryan County Elementary School kicked off the 2014-2015 school year with a twist and a shout!

August 19, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Education


Armstrong cited or support of soldiers, vets

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently was named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active-duty military students.

August 08, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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