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BC Middle honors veterans

Bryan County Middle School celebrated Veterans Day on Nov. 10 with a program that consisted of songs, speakers and original readings by students.

November 22, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Board tackles bullying with policy

The Bryan County Board of Education unanimously passed Thursday a new policy that cracks down on bullying in schools, though one board member asked that parents of all accused bullies meet with administrators face-to-face.

November 22, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Education


Former RHHS student to study abroad

Brittnee Lauren Harris, daughter of Teresa Cowart of Richmond Hill and Rainer Harris of Columbus, Ga., was recently chosen to represent Georgia Southern University in the student abroad program.

November 22, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Fourth-graders learn about Veterans Day

Pam Walker's fourth-grade class at G.W. Carver Elementary School learned about Veterans Day last week as they read "America's White Table" and each wrote a response to literature.

November 22, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Richmond Hill Middle honor rolls

The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year.

November 17, 2010 | | Education


Military parents' complaints heard

Fort Stewart officials met with superintendents from Bryan, Chatham, Liberty and Long counties on Tuesday to discuss options for dealing with complaints that parents submitted during a spring meeting with the school districts' representatives.

November 12, 2010 | By Seraine Page Special to the News | Education


Armstrong reports record enrollment

SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University's fall enrollment has reached yet another record high of 7,682 total number of students enrolled, an increase of nearly two percent from the fall 2009 count of 7,538. Undergraduate enrollment saw an increase of 4.6 percent, from 6,612 to 6,918 for the same period of time.

November 11, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS Raiders bring home 14 trophies

Building on their stunning victory at the recent state competition, the Richmond Hill Wildcat Battalion of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps brought home two Overall First Runner Up trophies last weekend at the 2010 National Raider Competition in Molena. The combined male, female and mixed teams brought home a total of 14 trophies.

November 10, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Montessori students honor veterans

November 10, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Student on Columbia College dean's list

Michael E. Flesher of Richmond Hill was named to the Columbia College dean's list for the August to October 2010 award period.

November 10, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Three nominated for service academies

Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga., announced that 23 students in the 1st Congressional District of Georgia have received nominations to U.S. Service Academies.

November 10, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Savannah Tech adding drafting certificate

SAVANNAH - Beginning in January, Savannah Technical College will offer a new technical certificate of credit in the drafting department. The new program, CAD Operator, will be offered mostly online and will allow students hands-on training with AutoCAD. It covers basic drafting and AutoCAD commands as well as all types of fastener drawings (welding symbols, bolts and screws) and auxiliary drawing, which allows the object to be seen in different views.

November 10, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Class builds its own scarecrow

November 08, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Carver Elementary honor roll

The following students at George Washington Carver Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year.

November 08, 2010 | | Education


Pinewood names honor society members

Pinewood Christian Academy's chapters of the National Honor Society and Junior Honor Society are proud to welcome its newest members. Induction services were held Oct. 18, with a reception that followed to honor the students and their families. To be inducted into the honor society, a student must maintain a cummulative 92.0 grade point average.

November 08, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


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Montessori marks School Choice Week

Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool held a special event last month to celebrate National School Choice Week.

February 28, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Eight-grader wins county spelling bee

Richmond Hill Middle School eighth-grader Reagan Campbell was crowned the district's top speller last month at Bryan County Schools' system spelling bee at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary school.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


High school graduation rates jumping, but some groups still lag behind, data shows

American high school students are graduating at record levels, new numbers from the Department of Education reveal, and progress has been made closing the achievement gap among black and Latino youths. Last year, 81 percent of American high school students graduated, a record high.

February 26, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


College is not for everyone

Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.

February 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


American millennials rank low on global skills test

A recent study from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies found American young adults lagging behind their international peers in literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills, according to U.S. News & World Report.

February 24, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.

February 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


As Common Core testing gears up, rebels move to opt out

While the numbers of rebels appear to be small, pockets of intense opposition to the new Common Core testing set to begin next month are percolating.

February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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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