ATLANTA - A bill giving Georgia school districts more flexibility amid the state's fiscal crisis has passed a key committee. The legislation allows districts to increase class size by one student in kindergarten through fifth-grade and by two students in sixth-grade through high school through 2013. It also lifts state controls on how schools spend their funding - such as how much is spent on libraries or transportation.
Cats in red and white striped stovepipe hats roamed the halls of Diamond Elementary School on Fort Stewart on Monday as the 10th annual Read Across America program kicked off at area schools this week.
SAVANNAH - Official enrollment numbers at Savannah Technical College for the 2010 winter quarter show an increase of 18.8 percent in total credit enrollment from the same quarter last year, marking the second consecutive quarter that enrollment has topped 5,000 and the largest-ever enrollment for winter quarter.
Joseph Martin Elementary School's McTeacher's Night fundraiser Feb. 18 at the McDonald's on Highway 84 was a success. Participants raised $1,227.17 in three hours.
WASHINGTON - An interstate agreement is easing the school transition process for military children, many of whom will attend six to nine schools over the course of a parent's military career, an education official said.
Bryan County Elementary School parapro Sandy Holcombe was recently named the school's parapro of the year for 2011 and was delighted by the honor.
Shannon Bryant of Richmond Hill High School was named the 2010 PAGE STAR student for the Bryan County School district. The announcement was made last week by Michael Bush of the Richmond Hill Lions Club, who have been long-time sponsors of the local STAR student program.
Carver Elementary 4th grader Jon Ranieri doesn't appear to be one to waste words.
Editor's note: Bryan County Schools are naming their top teachers for 2011. Announced first was Carver Elementary's Mary Matthew.
Editor's note: Since August, the Bryan County News has been running profiles of the 2009-2010 Teachers of the Year from each school.
Special to the News Lindsay Mason has been named the 2010 STAR student at Bryan County High School. The award is sponsored locally by the Pembroke Lions Club. Lindsay, who is the daughter of Thomas and Angie Mason of Ellabell, chose her 11th grade AP English and Composition teacher D'Lee Pollock as her STAR teacher. The PAGE Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program, in ...
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.
Richmond Hill Middle School just joined some elite company. Again. The school is one of nine middle schools in Georgia to receive a platinum award from the Governor's Office of Student Achievement, the second time RHMS has earned that designation and third time it has been honored since the state began handing out such awards in 2005 as part of No Child Left Behind Act legislation. There are currently 429 middle schools in ...
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.
Students had a great time celebrating homecoming 2009. Here are some pictures of the week submitted by the RHHS yearbook staff
G.W. Carver Elementary School students perform recently during a recital at the school. The chorus performed for fourth- and fifth-graders and sang pieces from "The Star-Spangled Banner," "Green Eggs and Ham" and "Dynamite."
The first-graders at Lanier Primary School took a field trip recently to the Raptor Center at Georgia Southern University.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill reminds local high school students of its May 24 deadline for applications for two college scholarships worth a total of $3,000.
Two new schools are on the way in Bryan County, and the Board of Education is seeking public input in deciding what will best suit the county's needs.
The faculty and staff at Richmond Hill Primary School surprised two of its employees last week when they named the Teacher of the Year and Paraprofessional of the Year awards for 2013-14.
Nearly two dozen students from Richmond Hill High School traveled recently to the nation's capital and witnessed the workings of the United States government along with pieces of the nation's history.
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