The Bryan County School System staff members are looking forward to a great school year in 2007–2008. Attendance is a very important part of every child's education.
Woodard earns CIS degree The following local student was awarded a degree from Kaplan University during a commencement ceremony at the Symphony Center on Aug. 4. - Michelle Woodard of Ellabell was awarded an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems degree. Stevens on dean's list The following student from this area has been named to the Columbia College dean's list ...
During the board meeting held in August of 2007, the Bryan County Board of Education accepted the recommendation of Superintendent Sallie Brewer and set the millage rate for FY08 at 13.572 mills.
Teachers at Lanier Primary and Bryan County Elementary School recently dug into their own pockets to purchase school supplies which they donated to a public elementary school in Santa Elena, Honduras.
Savannah Technical College will offer a new certificate program that aims to solidify credentials and prepare those who work with the developmentally disabled gain access to resources and services that will assist them in their daily lives. The Direct Support Professional program was begun as a collaborative effort between the technical colleges and the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities. The program was piloted in several communities and has just expanded to include Savannah. ...
Georgia Southern University had an economic impact of more than $719 million on the region during the recently completed fiscal year.
Back to school rituals and getting children prepared for the school year provides a good time for the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health to remind parents that children's eyes need to be examined regularly.
What is EBIS? Students at Bryan County Middle School will answer this question stating that EBIS stands for Everyone Behaves In School. EBIS actually stands for Effective Behavioral and Instructional Support. EBIS is a school-wide researched based disciplinary approach used to promote desired behaviors through positive reinforcement. During the summer of 2005, BCMS sent a ten-member team to be trained on EBIS. This team became the EBIS Committee for ...
Seven of the nine Bryan County Schools achieved Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for the 2007-2008 school year. AYP is based on student performance on the CRCT and student attendance for grades 1-8 schools and the high school graduation tests in English/language arts and mathematics and graduation rates for 9-12 schools.
More than 1.7 million children are heading back to public and private schools across the state this month, and safety will be high in the agenda.
Georgia Southern University will enter its second century of service with what is expected to be the largest enrollment in the history of the institution. President Bruce Grube made the announcement during his ninth annual State of the University Address, which was part of the Fall Convocation Ceremony held on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 8, in the Performing Arts Center.
BCHS Principal Harold Roach said the first day of the new school year went off without a hitch, other than the intercom system being down. "If that's the worst thing, then we're fine," he said. In place of an intercom, Roach walked the halls with a bullhorn, much to the delight of the students, he said.
Statesboro native Joe McGlamery believes in Statesboro and its people. He recognizes the difference Georgia Southern University has made for his community, so this year he will serve as the 34th chairman of "A Day For Southern."
The first day of school truly beacons each of us to a new beginning. Students, parents, and teachers alike often experience that flutter of apprehension that accompanies a brand new school year.
New students New students registering with the Bryan County School System are urged to register as soon as possible. Registration has ended for Lanier Primary, Bryan County Middle and Bryan County High. Remaining registration dates and times are listed below. Parents are required to have listed paperwork when registering. - Richmond Hill Primary (grades K-1) registration runs through Aug. 9. Time: 8:30-11:30 a.m. - Richmond Hill Elementary (grades 2-3) ...
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.