Richmond Hill High School offers eight different Advanced Placement courses on-site for students and many additional courses are offered on-line through the College Board. AP courses are both fast-paced and intellectually challenging, and such courses allow students the opportunity to earn college credits while still in high school. Highly motivated students choose to take these college-level courses for a myriad of reasons; many thrive on the stimulating coursework, while others have ...
According to the College Board, the cost of tuition and fees at four-year public institutions has increased nearly 51 percent over the last 10 years (after adjusting for inflation), and these costs are certain to rise.
Pamela Walker, who teaches fourth grade at George Washington Carver Elementary School, recently completed graduation requirements for the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) Teacher Academy.
The search for America's Top Young Scientist has been continuing this week.
'Are you enjoying your summer off?' I hear that question a lot – and I smile. The superintendent and most central office staff work a 12-month year. Summer is the time to close out the old year and to prepare for the next. Schools must be cleaned in ways they cannot be when they are occupied; orders must be made for supplies, materials, and equipment; construction projects must be managed ...
Board of Education meeting The Bryan County Board of Education will meet Thursday for a called meeting, beginning at 4:30 p.m., at the Richmond Hill High School to hear bids. The regularly scheduled meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Oxford University honor roll Christopher Callender of Concord, Mass., son of Robert and Anne Callender of Richmond Hill, was named to the honor list ...
The Georgia economy depends on a highly technical and highly skilled labor force. The Georgia Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) curriculum has historically provided students with high quality educational opportunities that prepared them to enter the Georgia workforce. While CTAE has been successful, emerging technologies and evolving employer expectations to have a highly qualified, motivated and reliable workforce demand that Georgia strategically reengineer the CTAE programs to meet the demands of the ...
Seven graduate from Georgia An estimated 3,500 University of Georgia students completed requirements for their degrees at the end of the spring semester. Included among the graduates were Myra Lane Burnsed of Pembroke, who received her doctor of veterinary medicine; Kyle Lee Carpenter of Richmond Hill, bachelor of science; Kimberly Blaine Cunningham of Richmond Hill, bachelor of science in education; Patrick Spence Graney of Richmond Hill, bachelor of science ...
If you are discussing schools, it is important to define what "runs the show" means. The board approves the rules (policy, student handbook), and the superintendent enforces what the board approves. The board deals with governance - setting policies and establishing a budget to provide resources. The superintendent is responsible for the day to day operation of the schools within the policies and rules approved by the board. It is the superintendent's responsibility ...
Local school board candidates and state legislative candidates were all invited to an Education Policy Forum, held recently in Savannah.
Georgia Southern University has awarded the first Paul and Ivey Beardslee Scholarship to Joseph Ferreira, a 2008 graduate of Bryan County High School . Ferreira, the son of Richard and Katherine Ferreira, will begin pre-business studies at Georgia Southern in the fall 2008 semester.
Parents of primary school age children often ask what they can do to help their children become better readers. You really don't need any special training or equipment to make a positive difference in your child's reading skills.
Carver Elementary School's current Assistant Principal Crystal Morales will be the principal starting this fall. Board member Joe Pacenka thanked her for the job she's done, noting the board is "really looking forward to next year." The rest of the board members congratulated her and Morales said she appreciated all their support. Jodi Reagan will be transferring from her physical education teaching position at Richmond Hill High School to take over ...
In fall 2005, schools throughout Georgia began implementing a new mathematics curriculum, the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS), for mathematics.
Richmond Hill High School recent graduates Ben Botelho and Katrina McCann were this year's recipients of the Rotary Club Jay Gardner scholarship. Each will receive $1,000 per year for four years toward their college education. At Thursday's meeting, Jim Gardner, Jay's son, spoke about the scholarship. "Not only are you scholars, but you are also such great community volunteers, leaders and participants," he told Botelho and McCann. Gardner brought former ...
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has embarked on a journey on which no Eagle has ever gone before.
Sammy Jackson with CSX rail company visited recently with Pembroke Head Start students to talk about train and railroad safety.
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.