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RHMS spelling bee crowns a champion

When Richmond Hill Middle School kicked off its spelling bee last week, 48 of the school's best spellers stood in a circle in the media room while teacher Julie Pecenka read words aloud.

January 27, 2010 | Jeff Whitten | Education


Richmond Hill Middle School honored by state

Richmond Hill Middle School just joined some elite company. Again.

January 23, 2010 | Jeff Whitten | Education


Brown No. 1 at LPS

Editor's note: Today marks the fourth installment in a series of profiles on the 2009 teachers of the year, by school. We will end with a profile on the systemwide teacher of the year.

November 04, 2009 | Jeff Whitten | Education


Richmond Hill High School students celebrate homecoming

Students had a great time celebrating homecoming 2009. Here are some pictures of the week submitted by the RHHS yearbook staff

November 03, 2009 | By: Jenna Carpenter For the Bryan County News | Education


Fire Safety Week at RHES

The second grade at Richmond Hill Elementary School was visited on Oct. 23 by the Richmond Hill Fire Department as part of Fire Safety Week. An assembly was held in which fire safety rules were discussed and students were able to view a fire truck. Some also got to see firefighters up close. Among them were Kenecia Chukwudi, Sydney Fortson and Jalen Rouse from Mrs. Grant-Barr's class, shown with Firefighter Dave Williams in full bunker gear. Richmond Hill Fire Department personnel teach fire safety classes to over 1,000 pre K, Kindergarten and 2nd grade classes each year, according ...

October 28, 2009 | Provided Bryan County News | Education


Absences down at local schools

Editor's note: There is a correction to this story, which erroneously said H1N1 is deadlier in nearly half the cases. It should have said that nearly half of those who die from H1N1 had no underlying medical conditions. The News regrets the error.

October 22, 2009 | Jeff Whitten | Education


Bacon best at BCHS

Editor's note: Today marks the third installment in a series of profiles on the 2009 teachers of the year, by school. We will end with a profile on the systemwide teacher of the year.

October 14, 2009 | Jeff Whitten | Education


Schools battle flu and concern

Friday marked the end of the first nine week grading period for Bryan County Schools, so Oct. 12 was scheduled as a student holiday all along.

October 10, 2009 | Jeff Whitten | Education


Parents voice concerns over H1N1

Some parents want the school board to close Richmond Hill Middle School for at least a week as a result of the H1N1 virus.

October 07, 2009 | Jeff Whitten | Education


BoE gets an earful

South Bryan residents opposed to higher taxes gave school officials an earful at a Bryan County School Board public hearing Monday night at Carver Elementary.

September 30, 2009 | Jeff Whitten | Education


Adams tops at BCMS

Editor's note: Today marks the second installment of a series of profiles on the 2009 teachers of the year, by school. We will end with a profile on the systemwide teacher of the year.

September 29, 2009 | Jeff Whitten | Education


Linda Cave, BCES’ best

Editor's note: Today marks the first installment of a series of profiles on the 2009 teachers of the year, by school. We will end with a profile on the systemwide teacher of the year.

September 23, 2009 | Jeff Whitten | Education


BoE staggers school start times

Looking to control discipline among students waiting for buses and traffic on streets around schools, the Bryan County Education has decided to stagger starting times for classes next school year.

At a meeting Thursday, the board decided:

May 30, 2009 | Staff report | Education


Adams named top teacher at BCMS

Bryan County Middle School has named Melissa Adams as their Teacher of the Year! Melissa has been teaching at Bryan County Middle School for six years and currently teaches 7th grade Life Science. "I am so honored that my fellow teachers felt that I was worthy of such an honor," Adams said. "I am just one of the many dedicated teachers at Bryan County Middle School." Principal Debbie Hamm had the following to say: "Mrs. Adams has a lot of hands-on activities that actively involves her students. She has accepted the challenge of having a standards-based classroom and is now ...

March 03, 2009 | | Education


Pena named top teacher at Richmond Hill High School

Richmond Hill High School special education teacher Kema Pena was recently named RHHS Teacher of the Year. Pena has been teaching for 13 years and has been at RHHS for two years now. "She is one of the most committed teachers I've ever seen as far as taking care of special needs kids," RHHS Principal Charles Spann said. "She's here early and stays late. She communicates well with the parents to keep them advised of the progress or lack of progress they might be making. She's just the kind of person we want here at Richmond Hill ...

February 28, 2009 | Ross Blair | Education


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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


Hosts sought for exchange students

Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families in and around Hinesville for the 2014-15 academic school year.

July 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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