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Honor roll: Bryan County HS

The following students at Richmond Hill High School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year:

February 16, 2011 | | Education


School officials await pre-k budget impact

Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced almost $20 million in cuts to the state's pre-k program, but Bryan County School officials don't yet know how that cut will affect their programs.

February 14, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin Bryan County News | Education


BCMS student earns music honor

Sierra Harn, a seventh-grade clarinet student at Bryan County Middle School, recently performed at the Georgia Music Educators Association District 1 Middle School Honor Band Clinic on Feb. 4.

February 14, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Carver student heads to district bee

George Washington Carver Elementary School in Richmond Hill was abuzz Friday morning as finalists from three county schools competed in the 2011 Bryan County School System Spelling Bee.

February 14, 2011 | Katie McGurl Bryan County News | Education


Students share sweet treats with Richmond Hill seniors

Richmond Hill seniors got some sweet treats Friday morning from George Washington Carver Elementary School students for Valentine's Day, which is Monday.

February 14, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin | Education


Winter Festival raises $5,000 for LPS

Despite the rain Saturday morning, which forced cancellation of horse rides and a few other outdoor activities, Lanier Primary School's Winter Festival drew several hundred students, family members and faculty who filled the cafeteria and multi-purpose room.

February 10, 2011 | Bryan County News | Education


State seeing fewer erasurers on tests

ATLANTA - State monitors helped reduce the number of wrong answers that were erased and replaced on standardized tests in Georgia school districts after reports of possible cheating sparked widespread public concern, according to a review of 2010 test results announced Wednesday.

February 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Students earn slots on dean's lists

Russell William Lawless of Richmond Hill was named to the fall 2010 dean's list at Clayton State University.

February 09, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Bryan County HS

The following students at Bryan County High School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year:

February 07, 2011 | | Education


McGee named Carver's top teacher

If there were senior superlatives in George Washington Carver Elementary School, fourth-grade teacher Jennsey McGee would surely win in the "best all-around category," according to Crystal Morales, principal of the school in Richmond Hill.

February 07, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin Bryan County News | Education


State lawmakers weigh drastic school reform bill

Georgia families soon may have the option of forcing school districts to adopt drastic reforms to turn around troubled schools.

February 05, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Winter Festival set for Saturday

The forecast might be calling for rain this weekend, but that's not going to stop Lanier Primary School from hosting its annual Winter Festival on Saturday.

February 03, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin | Education


Scholarship offered to military spouse

Applications are being taken for the Rita Ackerman Scholarship. The scholarship was created specifically to be awarded to the spouse of any enlisted service member, either active duty or retired.

February 03, 2011 | Staff report | Education


'River of Words' flows in Richmond Hill

The "River of Words" display, a moving artwork and poetry exhibit featuring the work of K-12 Georgia students, is on display at the Richmond Hill Public Library until Saturday. The annual exhibit will move to different libraries throughout the state and features nature-themed artwork and poetry.

February 03, 2011 | | Education


State weighs trimming wildlife lands, new fees

ATLANTA - Forced to trim spending, Georgia's state government may lease 3 percent less land for its public hunting and fishing grounds and charge new fees on those who visit them, the state's newly appointed natural resources chief said this week.

February 02, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


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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


Literacy week in state Sept. 15-19

In acknowledgement of September as National Literacy Month and the United Nations' observance of International Literacy Day on Sept. 8, Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed Sept. 8 Literacy Action Day and Sept. 15-19 Literacy Action Week for Georgia.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Digital textbooks available free

Although the 2014-15 academic year now is in full swing, teachers, school leaders, parents and students still can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education's website.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Football is more than a game

High school football is about more than just the game on the field. It's a combination of sports and spectacle, pomp and pageantry. It's cheerleaders and marching band. It's friends tailgating, alumni decked out in school colors and freshmen showing they have school spirit. If you haven't been to a high school football game in a while, why not check one out Friday as both the Richmond Hill High School Wildcats and Bryan County High School Redskins are at home. The Wildcats play host to Johnson at 7:30 p.m. The Redskins take on visiting ...

September 03, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Demographics shifting in schools nationwide

For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.

August 28, 2014 | By Nicole Shepard Deseret News | Education


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


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