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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


So that everyone behaves in school

What is EBIS?

September 05, 2007 | | Education


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BCHS students take part in SeaPerch

Students in Inga Cashon's engineering-concepts class and in Ginnie Sherrod's Science Club at Bryan County High School have been involved with the SeaPerch program throughout this month.

November 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Teacher earns Georgia Power grant

ATLANTA - Richmond Hill Elementary School teacher Jennifer Cox is among the recipients of Georgia Power's annual New Teacher Assistance Grants, the company announced this week.

November 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Fourth graders tour Fort King George

Almost 400 fourth-graders from George Washington Carver Elementary School ventured back in time last Friday when they went to Fort King George in Darien on a field trip. Organized by Marcy Newberry, students heard presentations on cannon firing, the Guale Indians, weaving cloth and early medical techniques. Many of the students are studying Colonial history, and the trip reinforced what they learned in the classroom.

November 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


ASU president appointed to national board

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University President Linda M. Bleicken was appointed to the board of directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities during the organization's annual meeting Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C.

November 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Murray Elementary dedicated on post

Fort Stewart's Murray Elementary School was dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 14.

November 19, 2014 | By Kaytrina Curtis Fort Stewart Public Affairs | Education


SavTech culinary arts earn honors

Savannah Technical College culinary-arts instructor Zeb Berry and five STC students earned four gold and three silver medals at the American Culinary Federation Tampa Bay Competition on Nov. 1.

November 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


ASU No. 12 on list of schools for vets

SAVANNAH - Military Times honored Armstrong State University on Tuesday by ranking the institution No. 12 among four-year schools on its "Best for Vets: Colleges 2015" list.

November 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Heads shaved for a good cause

Richmond Hill High School Assistant Principals Mickey Bayens and Bivens Miller got their heads shaved Friday at Wildcats Stadium after the school raised more than $10,000 to give to United Way of the Coastal Empire. The money was raised by faculty, staff and students. Bayens said the two promised to have it done if the goal was reached. Lou Gambill and Sherry Vick did the honors while students cheered. "It's about giving back," Bayens said.

November 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


RH student is ABAC ambassador

TIFTON - Emily Johnson of Richmond Hill has been selected to participate in the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's Ambassadors program.

November 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


BCHS marks Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week activities last week at Bryan County Middle and High schools ranged from essay and poster contests to safety demonstrations.

November 07, 2014 | | Education


BCE student take 4-H honors

Three fifth-graders from Bryan County Elementary entered 4-H projects and won ribbons at the recent Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair in Statesboro. Aleia Hilliard entered her project titled "What Do you Do with Decimals?" and claimed second place. Catalina Temple's project, "Upcycling Fashion," also won second place. Gracie Edwards earned first place for her project, "Saving Coral Reefs."

November 06, 2014 | | Education


Graduation rate increases at BCS

The four-year graduation rate for Bryan County Schools high schools improved to 80.9 percent in 2014, according to data released by the Georgia Department of Education.

November 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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