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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


More on AYP; BCHS doesn't have to offer school choice

Seven of the nine Bryan County Schools achieved Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for the 2007-2008 school year. AYP is based on student performance on the CRCT and student attendance for grades 1-8 schools and the high school graduation tests in English/language arts and mathematics and graduation rates for 9-12 schools.

August 29, 2007 | | Education


GEMA urges you to think safety

More than 1.7 million children are heading back to public and private schools across the state this month, and safety will be high in the agenda.

August 29, 2007 | | Education


Georgia Southern experiences record enrollment

Georgia Southern University will enter its second century of service with what is expected to be the largest enrollment in the history of the institution. President Bruce Grube made the announcement during his ninth annual State of the University Address, which was part of the Fall Convocation Ceremony held on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 8, in the Performing Arts Center.

August 29, 2007 | | Education


Bryan County Schools open for new year

BCHS Principal Harold Roach said the first day of the new school year went off without a hitch, other than the intercom system being down. "If that's the worst thing, then we're fine," he said. In place of an intercom, Roach walked the halls with a bullhorn, much to the delight of the students, he said.

August 25, 2007 | | Education


Morris V.P. takes lead in 'A Day for Southern'

Statesboro native Joe McGlamery believes in Statesboro and its people. He recognizes the difference Georgia Southern University has made for his community, so this year he will serve as the 34th chairman of "A Day For Southern."

August 22, 2007 | | Education


Make this school year the best ever

The first day of school truly beacons each of us to a new beginning. Students, parents, and teachers alike often experience that flutter of apprehension that accompanies a brand new school year.

August 22, 2007 | Joye Johnson for the Bryan County News | Education


Back to School Information

New students

August 18, 2007 | | Education


Community education is for adults too

Throughout the school year, the Community Education Office provides many opportunities for children to participate in one or more after-school or evening extracurricular classes.

August 15, 2007 | Martha Hall Director of Community Education | Education


Education notes

Williams graduates

August 15, 2007 | | Education


Education notes: Two earn scholarships

GSU scholarships

July 25, 2007 | | Education


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College names presidential search panel

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College Chairman of the Board and Acting President Gary Campbell recently released the names of members who constitute the presidential search committee for the 17th president of Brewton-Parker College.

January 31, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


A president without a college degree? Wisconsin governor will test it

On paper, Republicans' best presidential candidate for 2016 would seem to be the sitting governor of Wisconsin, except for one possible problem: He never graduated from college.

January 29, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Talent show helps fund choir trip

The Richmond Hill High School Chorus Boosters Club is hosting a talent show at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the RHHS West Gym.

January 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong launches science series

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's College of Science and Technology will launch Science on Tap - a new, free monthly event - at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 W. Liberty St.

January 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Students earn slots on deans' lists

Andrew Fornal of Pembroke was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Austin Peay State University. To make the dean's list, students must have grade-point average of 3.5 or greater.

January 22, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Chess in schools: bringing the classic mind game to life

The first time children called her "The Chess Lady" in a Seattle school 10 years ago, Wendi Fischer was caught off guard. As she walked in, they started buzzing, and when she asked the teacher what they were saying, it turned out she was a minor celebrity. The children were soon asking for autographs.

January 22, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Carver family night kicks off fundraiser

hildren and parents packed the auditorium at Carver Elementary last Thursday evening for the school's Jump Rope for Heart family night kickoff celebration. As part of the festivities, a jump-rope demonstration team from St. Benedict's Episcopal School from Smyrna performed and held a clinic after the show.

January 22, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Education


Armstrong hires business, finance boss

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently hired Christopher Corrigan as the institution's new vice president for business and finance.

January 18, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Magazine ranks GSU business course

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration online programs have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the best online programs for 2015.

January 17, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Virtual school has information sessions

Georgia Connections Academy, a provider of free virtual K-12 schooling, will host online information sessions every Tuesday and Thursday this month to show how an online classroom works.

January 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Bryan Elementary School

Students at Bryan County Elementary School who made the honor roll during the recently ended nine weeks are:

January 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


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