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RHMS students win at regional fair

Six Richmond Hill Middle School students came home recently as winners at the Regional Social Sciences Fair held March 5 at Georgia Southern University.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Fourth grader draws St. Patrick's spirit

Brandon Becker, a fourth-grader in Kellie Smith's class at G.W. Carver Elementary School, won the WTOC St. Patrick's Day Coloring Contest. Brandon's entry was one of nearly 2,000. He received art supplies, a mug and an mp3 player from WTOC.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Locals graduate from Youth Challenge

A Richmond Hill youth graduated from the Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy on March 5 during a ceremony at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Governor signs HOPE, pre-K changes

ATLANTA - Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law.

March 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


School supplies sent to soldiers

Nearly two dozen containers of school supplies were recently donated to The Matthew Freeman Foundation: Pens and Paper for Peace.

March 14, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


New RHMS awaiting road permit

Eddie Warren sounded cautiously optimistic Thursday about the new Richmond Hill Middle School opening on time.

March 14, 2011 | Tony Judnich Bryan County News | Education


HOPE, pre-K changes becoming law

ATLANTA (AP) - A bill overhauling the HOPE scholarship is set to become law after the House passed it Thursday and Gov. Nathan Deal said he would sign it next week.

March 11, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Education


State likely to phase out graduation test

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Education will vote in April on a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test in favor of end-of-course exams that better measure students' learning.

March 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


County students celebrate national reading day

Students throughout the county participated recently in the National Education Association's Read Across America Day.

March 10, 2011 | Bryan County News | Education


Jump Rope for Heart at Lanier

Lanier Primary School had a wonderful turnout this year for Jump Rope for Heart. There were 156 students who participated, raising about $5,500 for the American Heart Association. All of the students had a great time and are eagerly anticipating receiving their thank you gifts.

March 09, 2011 | | Education


Student earns tech school honors

Sara Brown of Richmond Hill was recently nominated for the Georgia Occupational Leadership Award, a statewide program of the Technical College System of Georgia that honors excellence in academics and leadership. Brown is in her first year of the two-year wildlife and plantation management degree program at Ogeechee Technical College.

March 09, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Native American speaks on history

Georgia Historical Society's guest speaker Sequoia recently addressed students at G.W. Carver Elementary School.

March 09, 2011 | Speaker delves into history for students | Education


BoE eyes policy on social media, texting

Bryan County school board members have started talking about a policy to limit interaction between teachers and students through text messaging and social media such as Facebook.

March 04, 2011 | Al Hackle Bryan County News | Education


Cagle talks career academics, trauma care and HOPE

After much deliberation, the Liberty College and Career Academy location off Airport Road was officially deemed ready for construction during a Friday afternoon special luncheon.

March 03, 2011 | Seraine Page Special to the News | Education


Officials break ground on career academy

Liberty County and state officials broke ground Friday on the new education facility that will allow students to earn technical college credit while still in high school.

March 03, 2011 | Seraine Page Special to the News | Education


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Schools moving toward healthier fundraisers

"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at this

You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at the small words they use rather than the big ones, according to a massive study of college admission essays conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The rise of meditation on college campuses

Duke may have one of the best law schools in the country, but in recruiting new students, its promotional materials point out that Durham's bar scene has exploded in the past few years.

February 13, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Teacher bias discourages girls from STEM courses and careers, study shows

A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research sheds light on the reason women avoid science, technology, engineering and math.

February 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret Media Companies | Education


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