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EIP is making a difference

The Early Intervention Program (EIP) is designed to serve students who are at risk of not reaching or maintaining academic grade level. The EIP program provides additional instructional resources to help students obtain the necessary academic skills to reach grade level performance in the shortest time possible.

April 17, 2008 | | Education


Hall wins Rotary award

Richmond Hill High School senior Lauren Hall (pictured with Rotary President Robbie King) is the junior Rotarian of the month for March. She currently has a 3.96 GPA and ranks sixth in her class. She plans to go to Georgia College and State in the fall, majoring in broadcasting. She plays varsity soccer and cross country and is the social chair for the National Honor Society, among numerous other involvements. RHHS Guidance Counselor Tommy Swinford said the senior class has received $3.3 million in scholarship offers so far this year.

April 13, 2008 | Jessica Holthaus | Education


Cat's Eye View

Graduation tests: One of the biggest events for RHHS seniors is just around the corner

April 13, 2008 | Stephen Hundley Bryan County News | Education


School system preparing for 2009 fiscal year

The Bryan County School System has completed almost eight months of the current fiscal year. Unlike the city and county governments, the school system operates on a state fiscal year basis that runs July 1 through June 30. During the first seven months of the fiscal year, the school system has expended 58 percent of the budgeted expenditures and collected about 66 percent of the budgeted revenues.

April 10, 2008 | | Education


Students participate in model UN

Victoria Wood echoed Poland's plea for protection of fragile global ecosystems, Sarah Graham espoused the Russian Federation's commitment to prevent monopolies extending beyond the confines of the globe into space and Devin Knight highlighted the plight of developing nations, seeking assistance for Niger in attaining technological parody and security in the global communication network – hefty issues for mankind, let alone middle school students.

April 03, 2008 | | Education


Excelling at special education

The State of Georgia is monitored by the federal government on indicators of student performance through No Child Left Behind. Special Education is also monitored by annually reporting various data to the Department of Education in Atlanta, which compiles and forwards it to Washington, D.C. For special education, there are 16 performance indicators, divided into four goals. Those goals are 1) Improve post-school outcomes for students with disabilities, 2) Improve services for young children (ages 3-5) with disabilities, 3) Improve the provision of a free appropriate public education to students with disabilities, and 4) Improve compliance with state and ...

April 03, 2008 | | Education


BCMS students celebrate good behavior

Last week, several hundred students at Bryan County Middle School celebrated their good behavior with a sunny afternoon break and the opportunity to purchase tasty treats.

April 03, 2008 | by Mindy Boyette | Education


BCHS takes the region championship during Literary Meet

The GHSA A Region III Literary Competition was Friday, March 7, at Southeast Technical College in Vidalia.

March 30, 2008 | | Education


Cat's Eye View

Up close and personal with one Literary Team member

March 30, 2008 | by Stephen Hundley | Education


The other standards

Students participate in a wide variety of activities throughout the school year most of which are related to the academic subjects including math, language arts, science and social studies. Some may not realize that special school-wide activities which may be viewed as "fun" activities for students are meeting academic guidelines and state standards as well.

March 27, 2008 | | Education


Richmond Hill High School JROTC earns spot in state competition

The Richmond Hill High School JROTC has earned the right to compete at the state competition for its drill team and color guard.

March 27, 2008 | by Ross Blair | Education


Odyssey of the Mind heads to state competition

The Richmond Hill High School's Odyssey of the Mind participants will be going on to the state tournament next month, after all four teams qualified during the regional competition in Savannah on March 1.

March 23, 2008 | Jessica Holthaus | Education


RHHS sophomores get real life lesson on the Holocaust

RHHS 10th graders were granted a once in a lifetime experience when Holocaust survivors Chaim Melamed and Vera Hoffman visited with a small group of students last Tuesday. Chaim and Vera spoke with students on everything from the time before the war, to the concentration camps, to their eventual liberation. Throughout their talk Mr. Melamed brought up several times that there was simply not enough time to truly explain everything. He explained that he could easily talk for 10 hours just explaining his personal story. He kept saying that he didn't know where to begin, as there was just ...

March 23, 2008 | by Stephen Hundley | Education


BCES names best teacher, paraprofessional

Each year, the faculty and staff recognize a teacher and paraprofessional who have shown outstanding dedication to the school, students, and other faculty and staff.

March 20, 2008 | | Education


Volunteers at RHPS get high marks

The parent and community members of the Richmond Hill Primary School PTSO volunteer group are the envy of several of Georgia's top performing elementary school administrators. Visiting RHPS for the purpose of completing a five year Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) evaluation, the team of two Georgia principals, two teachers, and an Assistant Superintendent were quick to compliment the group.

March 20, 2008 | | Education


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County schools beat state in CCRPI scores

Bryan County Schools got some good news Monday.

April 23, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Education


BoE OKs $15M to get started on new facilities

Members of the Bryan County Board of Education have approved spending about $15 million to get work started on both of the county's new elementary schools.

April 23, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Education


BCHS students honor technology teachers

Georgia Technology Student Association members at Bryan County High School recently gave a special recognition to the technology department at BCHS and Bryan County Middle School.

April 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


School hosts Arts Night

Lanier Primary School recently hosted "Arts Night."

April 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong dropping 'Atlantic' from name

The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS singers shine at evaluations

The Richmond Hill High School choruses received top honors at the Large Group Performance Evaluation held March 20-21 at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

April 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong adds economics degree

SAVANNAH - Starting this fall, students at Armstrong Atlantic State University will have the opportunity to earn a B.S. in business economics, expanding on one of the university's most popular degree tracks.

April 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Governor to speak at GSU graduation

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has selected the Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna Jemelleh Coes as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10.

April 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Students visit forest education center

Richmond Hill Elementary School second-graders in Julie Alderman's class recently took a field trip to the UGA Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center in Guyton. The students toured the facility, hiked trails and also got up close and personal with some native snakes during a presentation.

April 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Students tapped by honor society

Three Richmond Hill residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Richmond Hill Middle School

The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:

April 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor rolls: Bryan County Elementary, Middle, High

The following students at Bryan County Elementary School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period for the 2013-14 school year:

April 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Local students earn college honors, graduate

Kelly Reid of Richmond Hill has received the Dean's Award for academic excellence during the fall 2013 term at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Carver Elementary School

The following students at G.W. Carver Elementary School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:

April 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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