The Bryan County Board of Education unanimously passed Thursday a new policy that cracks down on bullying in schools, though one board member asked that parents of all accused bullies meet with administrators face-to-face.
Brittnee Lauren Harris, daughter of Teresa Cowart of Richmond Hill and Rainer Harris of Columbus, Ga., was recently chosen to represent Georgia Southern University in the student abroad program.
Pam Walker's fourth-grade class at G.W. Carver Elementary School learned about Veterans Day last week as they read "America's White Table" and each wrote a response to literature.
The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year.
Fort Stewart officials met with superintendents from Bryan, Chatham, Liberty and Long counties on Tuesday to discuss options for dealing with complaints that parents submitted during a spring meeting with the school districts' representatives.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University's fall enrollment has reached yet another record high of 7,682 total number of students enrolled, an increase of nearly two percent from the fall 2009 count of 7,538. Undergraduate enrollment saw an increase of 4.6 percent, from 6,612 to 6,918 for the same period of time.
Building on their stunning victory at the recent state competition, the Richmond Hill Wildcat Battalion of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps brought home two Overall First Runner Up trophies last weekend at the 2010 National Raider Competition in Molena. The combined male, female and mixed teams brought home a total of 14 trophies.
Michael E. Flesher of Richmond Hill was named to the Columbia College dean's list for the August to October 2010 award period.
Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga., announced that 23 students in the 1st Congressional District of Georgia have received nominations to U.S. Service Academies.
SAVANNAH - Beginning in January, Savannah Technical College will offer a new technical certificate of credit in the drafting department. The new program, CAD Operator, will be offered mostly online and will allow students hands-on training with AutoCAD. It covers basic drafting and AutoCAD commands as well as all types of fastener drawings (welding symbols, bolts and screws) and auxiliary drawing, which allows the object to be seen in different views.
The following students at George Washington Carver Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year.
Pinewood Christian Academy's chapters of the National Honor Society and Junior Honor Society are proud to welcome its newest members. Induction services were held Oct. 18, with a reception that followed to honor the students and their families. To be inducted into the honor society, a student must maintain a cummulative 92.0 grade point average.
A clear policy that cracks down on bullying in Bryan County schools could be in place by January. School board members passed a first reading of the new guidelines during its regular meeting Thursday.
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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