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State gets $1M grant to get more college graduates

Gov. Nathan Deal announced last week that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success, focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions.

June 25, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong Atlantic dean’s list

Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah recently announced its dean's list honors for the spring 2014 semester.

June 24, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Education


Student earns Army commission

DAHLONEGA - In ceremonies held May 9 at the University of North Georgia, graduating cadets were awarded commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army or Georgia National Guard.

June 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Richmond Hill Middle School

The fourth nine weeks honor roll for Richmond Hill Middle School.

June 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Area students earn honors

Jessica Neeley, a resident of Richmond Hill, was among 177 students who made the spring 2014 academic achievement list for scholastic achievement at Georgia Southwestern State University.

June 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Richmond Hill High School

The fourth nine weeks honor roll for Richmond Hill High School.

June 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor Roll: George Washington Carver Elementary School

The fourth nine weeks honor roll for Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School.

June 13, 2014 | | Education


Honor Roll: Bryan County Elementary School

The fourth nine weeks honor roll for Bryan County Elementary School.

June 13, 2014 | | Education


Honor Roll: Bryan County Middle School

The fourth nine weeks honor roll for Bryan County Middle School.

June 12, 2014 | | Education


Farm to Table Dinner fundraiser

STATESBORO - The Friends of Zach S. Henderson Library, in partnership with the Statesboro Main Street Farmers' Market, will host the fifth annual Farm to Table Dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19 in the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center Southern Ballroom.

June 12, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor Roll: Bryan County High School

The fourth nine weeks honor roll for Bryan County High School:

June 11, 2014 | | Education


Cadet earns scholarship at UNG

Some three dozen members of the University of North Georgia's Corps of Cadets earned military awards and scholarships at the annual Boar's Head Brigade Military Awards Review, held on April 27 in conjunction with the university's annual Alumni Weekend.

June 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Junior ranger camp at Fort Morris

The 2014 Junior Ranger Camp at Fort Morris State Historic Site in Sunbury will take place from 9 a.m.-noon daily from June 10-14.

June 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong to open new alumni center

What: Armstrong Alumni Center Grand Opening. Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a grand opening reception and ribbon cutting to celebrate the new Alumni Center in historic Burnett Hall. As one of Armstrong's eight original buildings on the university's Southside campus, Burnett Hall serves as a strategic venue for the Alumni Center. The Alumni Center will also house the Alumni Affairs Office, which is dedicated to preserving Armstrong's past, while building on the future.

June 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Teacher appreciation set for June 17

Laura Evans, Edward Jones financial advisor, will host a "Retirement by Design" seminar for Bryan County Teachers at noon June 17 at Fish Tales Restaurant, Ft. McCallister Marina in Richmond Hill. Please RSVP by June 13 to 756-5113.

June 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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Students tackle weather forecasting

Mrs. Walker's fourth grade students at Carver Elementary recently became "Meteorologists of the Day."

September 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Command sergeant major speaks at BCHS

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.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


State's online school has open seats

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.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Literacy week in state Sept. 15-19

In acknowledgement of September as National Literacy Month and the United Nations' observance of International Literacy Day on Sept. 8, Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed Sept. 8 Literacy Action Day and Sept. 15-19 Literacy Action Week for Georgia.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Digital textbooks available free

Although the 2014-15 academic year now is in full swing, teachers, school leaders, parents and students still can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education's website.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Football is more than a game

High school football is about more than just the game on the field. It's a combination of sports and spectacle, pomp and pageantry. It's cheerleaders and marching band. It's friends tailgating, alumni decked out in school colors and freshmen showing they have school spirit. If you haven't been to a high school football game in a while, why not check one out Friday as both the Richmond Hill High School Wildcats and Bryan County High School Redskins are at home. The Wildcats play host to Johnson at 7:30 p.m. The Redskins take on visiting ...

September 03, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Demographics shifting in schools nationwide

For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.

August 28, 2014 | By Nicole Shepard Deseret News | Education


Contest promotes family-friendly schools

The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Governor: Programming should be core class

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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