Georgia Coastal Youth, Inc. will host its fourth annual, free youth summit Saturday to help middle-schoolers and high-schoolers prepare for college and its required entrance exams.
ATLANTA - School districts in Georgia now have an extra month to decide how many teachers they will hire for next year. Gov. Sonny Perdue signed into law Tuesday a bill that extends the deadline for educator contracts to May 15. The move is designed to give districts more flexibility as state lawmakers grapple with the state's sagging economy.
A McTeacher's Night at the Richmond Hill McDonald's near Richmond Hill Plantation on Feb. 25 raised more than $1,400 for Richmond Hill Primary School. The event was held in conjunction with the school's PTO and raised the money in tips, donations and sales percentage in a little more than three hours. The money will he with school projects and was the most successful yet by a local McDonald's.
Students in Ms. Romberg's ELA class at Bryan County Middle School completed their third nine weeks book projects.
Richmond Hill High School Technology Student Association students sponsored a "coins for cancer" fundraiser in which they initiated a competitive coin drive between the classes at RHHS in support of the American Cancer Society. The event brought in $1046.55 and a check was pressented to Victoria Tenbroeck on March 3.
People aren't happy at Georgia Southern University. From the administration to students, nobody wants state budget cuts at GSU - but how can they be avoided?
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College promoted two members of its administrative staff and welcomed two new employees in February.
ATLANTA - A bill giving Georgia school districts more flexibility amid the state's fiscal crisis has passed a key committee. The legislation allows districts to increase class size by one student in kindergarten through fifth-grade and by two students in sixth-grade through high school through 2013. It also lifts state controls on how schools spend their funding - such as how much is spent on libraries or transportation.
Cats in red and white striped stovepipe hats roamed the halls of Diamond Elementary School on Fort Stewart on Monday as the 10th annual Read Across America program kicked off at area schools this week.
SAVANNAH - Official enrollment numbers at Savannah Technical College for the 2010 winter quarter show an increase of 18.8 percent in total credit enrollment from the same quarter last year, marking the second consecutive quarter that enrollment has topped 5,000 and the largest-ever enrollment for winter quarter.
Joseph Martin Elementary School's McTeacher's Night fundraiser Feb. 18 at the McDonald's on Highway 84 was a success. Participants raised $1,227.17 in three hours.
WASHINGTON - An interstate agreement is easing the school transition process for military children, many of whom will attend six to nine schools over the course of a parent's military career, an education official said.
Bryan County Elementary School parapro Sandy Holcombe was recently named the school's parapro of the year for 2011 and was delighted by the honor.
Shannon Bryant of Richmond Hill High School was named the 2010 PAGE STAR student for the Bryan County School district. The announcement was made last week by Michael Bush of the Richmond Hill Lions Club, who have been long-time sponsors of the local STAR student program.
Carver Elementary 4th grader Jon Ranieri doesn't appear to be one to waste words.
Students and teachers at Richmond Hill Pre-K Center got an early start on Halloween on Thursday with a parade in which each of the seven classes dressed up in costumes of their own making.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Carolina Perez of Richmond Hill recently was initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
The Richmond Hill High School Wildcats Marching Band recently won its second grand championship of the season at the Grovetown Warrior Invitational in Grovetown.
The Bulloch County school system's loss is the Bryan County school system's gain.
Richmond Hill Primary School media specialist Stephanie Shorette, left, serves up some books recently to Caleb Easterling and Marleigh Martinson with the help of media assistant Sharon Washington at the Car Hop Library. The school was celebrating the 50th day of the school year with students and staff dressing up in a 1950s theme, complete with poodle skirts, hula hoop contests and root beer and coke float party.
ATLANTA - Fifteen Georgia seniors have a chance to win the third annual Colored Rocks Prize in a competition launched this week by the Colored Rocks Foundation.
Lanier Primary School students were treated to a visit by children's book author David M. Sargent Jr. from Arkansas. He was accompanied by his four dogs: Tatum, Emma, Daphne and Spike.
Armstrong Atlantic State University has announced that Savannah firm Hussey, Gay, Bell and DeYoung has been named the architecture firm for the university's new 20,000-square-foot Armstrong-Liberty Center in Hinesville.
Produce for Kids is teaming up with Publix stores for the second annual "Healthy Families, Helping Kids" campaign to raise money for local Richmond Hill health- and nutrition-based classroom projects through DonorsChoose.org.
Richmond Hill High School surveyed seniors and their parents this week to determine when and where they want to hold graduation.
Eleven students from Richmond Hill High School participated recently in the Southeast Choral Arts Festival held at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah.
Members of Richmond Hill High School's graduating class may get a chance to vote on where they want to receive their diplomas after school board members discussed putting potential venues into an online survey.
State Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, will read to 4-year-olds Thursday at Richmond Hill Montessori Pre-School as part of Georgia's Pre-K Week.
Bryan County High School's Career Technical Agricultural Education (CTAE) department held Career Day on Sept. 18.
School board members voted unanimously Thursday to spend up to $150,000 to beef up security at each of Bryan County's schools as soon as possible.