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Honor roll: Bryan County HS

The following students at Bryan County High School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year:

February 07, 2011 | | Education


McGee named Carver's top teacher

If there were senior superlatives in George Washington Carver Elementary School, fourth-grade teacher Jennsey McGee would surely win in the "best all-around category," according to Crystal Morales, principal of the school in Richmond Hill.

February 07, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin Bryan County News | Education


State lawmakers weigh drastic school reform bill

Georgia families soon may have the option of forcing school districts to adopt drastic reforms to turn around troubled schools.

February 05, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Winter Festival set for Saturday

The forecast might be calling for rain this weekend, but that's not going to stop Lanier Primary School from hosting its annual Winter Festival on Saturday.

February 03, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin | Education


Scholarship offered to military spouse

Applications are being taken for the Rita Ackerman Scholarship. The scholarship was created specifically to be awarded to the spouse of any enlisted service member, either active duty or retired.

February 03, 2011 | Staff report | Education


'River of Words' flows in Richmond Hill

The "River of Words" display, a moving artwork and poetry exhibit featuring the work of K-12 Georgia students, is on display at the Richmond Hill Public Library until Saturday. The annual exhibit will move to different libraries throughout the state and features nature-themed artwork and poetry.

February 03, 2011 | | Education


State weighs trimming wildlife lands, new fees

ATLANTA - Forced to trim spending, Georgia's state government may lease 3 percent less land for its public hunting and fishing grounds and charge new fees on those who visit them, the state's newly appointed natural resources chief said this week.

February 02, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


RHHS cheerleaders honored

The Richmond Hill High School Competition/Football Cheerleaders held their annual awards banquet Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: GW Carver Elementary

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

February 02, 2011 | | Education


BCES names educators of the year

The Bryan County Elementary School announced its Teacher of the Year and Para-educator of the Year last week.

February 02, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin | Education


BoE member lauds inquiry into gang activity

A school-initiated investigation into possible gang activity at Richmond Hill High School may have sparked concern recently among some parents who felt their children were being singled out, but one Bryan County Board of Education member has lauded school officials for being proactive against violence.

February 01, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Education


BC Elementary honor roll

The following students at Bryan County Elementary School made the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year:

January 31, 2011 | | Education


Students get a course on financial aid

Many seniors have already been through the exciting part of their last year of high school – applying for college and thinking about majors. But now students have to start figuring out how to pay for their degree.

January 28, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin Bryan County News | Education


Ga. Southern gets grant to study biofuels

Researchers at Georgia Southern University are getting federal money to study emissions from biofuels.

January 27, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Wildcat Winds get performance honor

The Richmond Hill Middle School Wildcat Winds will entertain and inspire music teachers from around the state in a concert at 11:15 a.m. today at the 89th annual Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) In-Service Conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

January 27, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


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Smartphone app anonymity causes concerns on college campuses

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning the popular app, Yik Yak, on the grounds that it promotes hateful speech, reported Education News.

March 01, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


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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