Colleen Johnston of Richmond Hill recently graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Eighth-grader Sophie Giorgianni claimed the title of Richmond Hill Middle School's 2014 spelling-bee champion Jan. 31.
Thirty Richmond Hill Middle School seventh-graders from Robert Hodgdon's science classes descended upon George Washington Carver Elementary School with microscopes and samples in hand on Jan. 24.
The following local students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University on Dec. 7:
The following students at Bryan County Middle School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
Valdosta State University recently announced that six students from Richmond Hill earned the status of dean's list for the fall 2013 semester: Ariana Bryant, Melissa Hundley, Zachary Taylor, Emily Vaught, April Ward and Kaitlin White.
Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps drill teams from both Richmond Hill High School and Bryan County High School competed in a drill meet Saturday at Benedictine Military School in Savannah.
Former Richmond Hill High School football coach Lyman Guy didn't mince words when asked why he left a program he'd turned into a Savannah-area powerhouse to take the job as head coach and athletic director at Toombs County, a school that competes in a smaller classification.
The following students at Bryan County Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
Bryan County High School senior Melissa Campbell, the school's first student to win an appointment to a military academy, intends to fly fighter jets for a living someday.
Students in Erin Warren's first-grade class at Lanier Primary School recently participated in "I Have a Dream Day" while learning about Martin Luther King Jr. and his life. The students learned about making goals for themselves and wrote an informational passage about their futures. They are looking forward to using technology to make a presentation explaining the details about their future careers.
Bryan County Schools System has decided to remain closed to students Thursday. Teachers and staff are to report at 10 a.m.
Members of the Bryan County Board of Education talked about pay for the system's 378 non-teaching personnel for about an hour at the board's Thursday night meeting in Black Creek.
Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool will hold a special event on Saturday, Feb. 1, to celebrate National School Choice Week, school leaders recently announced.
The recent success of the football programs at Richmond Hill High School and Bryan County High School could mean a higher price for head coaches down the road.
Max Makhinson was named Junior Rotarian for the Month of September by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mrs. Walker's fourth grade students at Carver Elementary recently became "Meteorologists of the Day."
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.
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.
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