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Higher Education Notes

Record enrollment

November 15, 2007 | | Education


ESPLOST has funded additions

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.

November 14, 2007 | Melanie James | Education


Planning for school safety

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.

November 07, 2007 | | Education


Education announcements

Congdon gets scholarship

November 07, 2007 | | Education


Bryan County school lunch menu for week of Oct. 22-26

Bryan County School Lunch Menu for the week of Oct. 22-26. Subject to change without notice.

November 03, 2007 | | Education


The role of school nurses

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.

October 31, 2007 | | Education


Helping your child adapt to school

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.

October 24, 2007 | | Education


Teamwork makes the difference

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 school system is faced with challenges that cannot be allowed to detract from the real goal of our system-educating the children of Bryan County.

October 17, 2007 | | Education


Education Announcements

Scholarships

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


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Rotary Club honor student

Max Makhinson was named Junior Rotarian for the Month of September by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.

September 27, 2014 | | Education


Students simulate earthquake

Mrs. Pam Walker's fourth grade class at Carver Elementary used supplies sent in by parents to complete an Earthquake-Simulation project. Students learned how engineering, stability, and gravity are related to natural disasters as they built their multi-story structures. Students then recorded the effects of a simulated earthquake on their structure.

September 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Public schools fight to keep teachers

Unfilled teaching jobs in Arizona are at a crisis level, AZ Central reports. There are over 527 job openings, resulting in crowded classrooms. One Phoenix-area district alone had 63 openings.

September 25, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Bryan Elementary kids solve math mystery

Bryan County Elementary school students enjoy their new connections classes by becoming detectives in a Math Scene Investigation. In the Math Lab class, Katelyn Finnegan encourages them to investigate and find clues to a math mystery. As they walk around the room to find and solve math clues, it is easy to see that the new connection classes are a big hit.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


GSU festival focuses on sciences

Georgia Southern University is gearing up for its second annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) festival from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive in Statesboro, according to georgiasouthern.edu.

September 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Students tackle weather forecasting

Mrs. Walker's fourth grade students at Carver Elementary recently became "Meteorologists of the Day."

September 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Command sergeant major speaks at BCHS

Army Command Sergeant Major Cameron Porter talked to more than 110 Bryan County High School JROTC students during an assembly last week. The career public affairs officer, assigned to the Armed Forces Network Command in Europe, talked to the junior cadets about what a positive influence the Army and military could play in their lives. He encouraged them to consider a career in the military when making the plans.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


State's online school has open seats

Georgia Connections Academy, a free public virtual charter school open to students from every county of the state, has openings for students in grades 9-12.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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