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16 summer activities for kids

As school ends and the summer season arrives, keeping young bodies and brains engaged can be challenging.

May 18, 2014 | By Megan Gladwell FamilyShare | Education


Teachers aide earns scholarship

G.W. Carver Elementary School para-professional Karen Busteed recently won a scholarship from the Bryan Evans Retired Educators Association. Busteed is completing her degree in early elementary education. "The Bryan Evans REA appreciates and is proud of our excellent teachers," said Barbara Estes, president of the association. "Their work makes our schools outstanding."

May 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Elliott bound for Naval Academy

When it comes to goals, Richmond Hill High School senior Alexa Elliott has some advice for next year's incoming freshmen.

May 14, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Education


Students attend career day at Gulfstream

Bryan County Middle School students participated in the annual Aviation Career Day on Thursday at Gulfstream Aerospace in Savannah.

May 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Be wary of Parent PLUS loans

Low-income parents scrambling to help their kids pay for college may be lured into taking on loans they can't really repay, say some prominent education scholars.

May 13, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News Service | Education


GSU gets funds for military science hall

STATESBORO - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal visited Georgia Southern University on May 5 to sign into law House Bill 744, a part of the 2015 fiscal year budget, which includes funding for a new military-science building at GSU.

May 12, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS senior honored for volunteering

Richmond Hill High School senior Loretta McKee recently received a certificate from Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center Activity Director JoAnn McIntosh for her work as a volunteer at the center. McKee's sister, Shanee McKee, a 2013 graduate from RHHS, was absent from the recent ceremony but also received an award for her volunteerism.

May 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


On-post schools having Walk to School Day

Brittin, Diamond and Kessler elementary schools are participating in today's International Walk/Bike to School Day.

May 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


BCHS club members tour Gulfsteam

Active members of the Georgia Technology Student Association (GA TSA) and the Science Club at Bryan County High School participated in a field trip April 18 to Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. in Savannah as part one of their Georgia Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) project.

May 01, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Student makes Willam Carey president's list

Tyler Marie Herring of Richmond Hill has been named to the president's list at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Miss., for the winter trimester.

April 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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


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GS going tobacco free starting Friday

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free on Friday, GSU President Dr. Brooks Keel recently announced.

July 30, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Education


If it’s late July, it must be band camp

Richmond Hill High School's annual rite of summer, also known as band camp, is a big event for hundreds of local kids. The school's marching band is one of the most decorated in Georgia and has won a number of major marching band competitions in recent years under director Dr. Dan Kiene.

July 28, 2014 | | Education


BoE passes tentative budget

With the new school year just around the corner, the Bryan County Board of Education passed a tentative $55 million budget Thursday night in Black Creek while also voting to keep the millage rate the same.

July 28, 2014 | Jeff Whitten | Education


Students going off to college need to be aware of fire safety

Each year, college and university students, on- and off-campus, experience hundreds of fire-related emergencies nationwide. There are several specific causes for fires on college campuses, including cooking, intentionally set fires, overloaded power strips and open flame. Overall, most college-related fires are due to a general carelessness.

July 28, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Education


State changes rules on school fundraisers

In response to new federal school-nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and the state Board of Education last week initiated the rulemaking process to amend the state-board rule to comply with the federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010.

July 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong waiving fees for soldiers

SAVANNAH - To demonstrate its commitment to the military community, Armstrong State University will waive all mandatory student fees for active-duty military starting in the fall semester.

July 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS students earn AP Scholar Awards

Seventy-one students at Richmond Hill High School have earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards in recognition of their achievement on AP Exams.

July 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Dean's scholarship for local student

ALBANY, Ga. - Darton State College announced that Bryanna Moodie of Richmond Hill was recently awarded the Dean Scholar Award for the 2014-15 academic year.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


RHMS BETA members attend convention

This past week, the Richmond Hill Middle School BETA Club returned from its trip to the national convention in Richmond, Virginia.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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