A school-initiated investigation into possible gang activity at Richmond Hill High School may have sparked concern recently among some parents who felt their children were being singled out, but one Bryan County Board of Education member has lauded school officials for being proactive against violence.
The following students at Bryan County Elementary School made the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year:
Many seniors have already been through the exciting part of their last year of high school – applying for college and thinking about majors. But now students have to start figuring out how to pay for their degree.
Researchers at Georgia Southern University are getting federal money to study emissions from biofuels.
The Richmond Hill Middle School Wildcat Winds will entertain and inspire music teachers from around the state in a concert at 11:15 a.m. today at the 89th annual Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) In-Service Conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.
When Riceboro City Councilman Chris Stacey received an invitation to the Georgia Municipal Association's 2010 Mayors' Day pre-conference on after-school activities, he decided to attend.
The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year:
The following students from this area were named to the Columbia College dean's list for the October to December 2010 award period: Kimerly E. Chillers, Christina E. Gondry, Robert Gross and Valerie Ramos, all of Richmond Hill.
College is getting harder to pay for.
The Savannah Area McDonald's Operators' Association has opened its scholarship program for applications, and is primed to award more than $50,000 towards higher education for the second year in a row.
Richmond Hill Middle School has talent.
Stefanie Meghan Ortiz of Richmond Hill qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon for the fall 2010 semester.
Richmond Hill Middle School students Erin Crosby and Conner Shortridge proved Wednesday they really know how to spell. Shortridge and Crosby took first and second place, respectively, in the school's spelling bee. Shortridge will go on to compete in the system-wide spelling bee next month. If for any reason he can't make it, Crosby will serve as alternate. Shortridge won by correctly spelling "dangle," but other words during the four official rounds of the bee included "cumulonimbus," "entrepreneur" and "jingoism."
Lanier Primary School hosted its second annual Dr. Seuss Night on Jan. 10. Parents came to the school with their children to participate in activities centered on the Dr. Seuss theme and promoted child literacy. More than 350 parents and children attend the event in spite of the frigid temperatures.
Bryan County High School Future Farmers of America members completed their annual fall service project on Dec. 17 with the presentation of 35 FFA fruit baskets to the senior citizens at the Bryan County Senior Citizen Center in Pembroke.
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.
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.
Fort Stewart's Murray Elementary School was dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 14.
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.
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.
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.
TIFTON - Emily Johnson of Richmond Hill has been selected to participate in the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's Ambassadors program.
Red Ribbon Week activities last week at Bryan County Middle and High schools ranged from essay and poster contests to safety demonstrations.
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."
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.
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