Richmond Hill Middle School eighth-graders in Laura Maes' math class recently got to take their studies outside, paving their way through mathematics recently on a sunny day as they learn to simulate and analyze probability situations involving two-stage outcomes.
Mary Matthew's fifth-grade class at George Washington Carver Elementary School recently tookphysical fitness with a soldier from Fort Stewart. Soldiers visited the school to participate in physical education activities with students.
Wendy Seiler's second-grade class at Lanier Primary School published a class newspaper during their study of the informational genre of writing.
Students at Richmond Hill United Methodist Day School celebrated St. Patrick's Day on Thursday with their very own parade around the church on Ford Avenue. Each age group cruised through the parking lot on bikes, trikes and big wheels decorated with streamers, ribbons and balloons of kelly green in honor of the Irish holiday. (Lori Wynn)
To celebrate Read Across America Day, Aaron Bailey, right, a first-grader in Erin Warren's class at Lanier Primary School, reads recently to Patrick Riggs, left, and Colton Gunter, kindergartners in Kim Covington's class.
Six Richmond Hill Middle School students came home recently as winners at the Regional Social Sciences Fair held March 5 at Georgia Southern University.
Brandon Becker, a fourth-grader in Kellie Smith's class at G.W. Carver Elementary School, won the WTOC St. Patrick's Day Coloring Contest. Brandon's entry was one of nearly 2,000. He received art supplies, a mug and an mp3 player from WTOC.
A Richmond Hill youth graduated from the Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy on March 5 during a ceremony at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta.
ATLANTA - Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law.
Nearly two dozen containers of school supplies were recently donated to The Matthew Freeman Foundation: Pens and Paper for Peace.
Eddie Warren sounded cautiously optimistic Thursday about the new Richmond Hill Middle School opening on time.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill overhauling the HOPE scholarship is set to become law after the House passed it Thursday and Gov. Nathan Deal said he would sign it next week.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Education will vote in April on a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test in favor of end-of-course exams that better measure students' learning.
Students throughout the county participated recently in the National Education Association's Read Across America Day.
Lanier Primary School had a wonderful turnout this year for Jump Rope for Heart. There were 156 students who participated, raising about $5,500 for the American Heart Association. All of the students had a great time and are eagerly anticipating receiving their thank you gifts.
Almost 400 fourth-graders from George Washington Carver Elementary School ventured back in time last Friday when they went to Fort King George in Darien on a field trip. Organized by Marcy Newberry, students heard presentations on cannon firing, the Guale Indians, weaving cloth and early medical techniques. Many of the students are studying Colonial history, and the trip reinforced what they learned in the classroom.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University President Linda M. Bleicken was appointed to the board of directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities during the organization's annual meeting Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C.
Fort Stewart's Murray Elementary School was dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 14.
Savannah Technical College culinary-arts instructor Zeb Berry and five STC students earned four gold and three silver medals at the American Culinary Federation Tampa Bay Competition on Nov. 1.
SAVANNAH - Military Times honored Armstrong State University on Tuesday by ranking the institution No. 12 among four-year schools on its "Best for Vets: Colleges 2015" list.
Richmond Hill High School Assistant Principals Mickey Bayens and Bivens Miller got their heads shaved Friday at Wildcats Stadium after the school raised more than $10,000 to give to United Way of the Coastal Empire. The money was raised by faculty, staff and students. Bayens said the two promised to have it done if the goal was reached. Lou Gambill and Sherry Vick did the honors while students cheered. "It's about giving back," Bayens said.
TIFTON - Emily Johnson of Richmond Hill has been selected to participate in the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's Ambassadors program.
Red Ribbon Week activities last week at Bryan County Middle and High schools ranged from essay and poster contests to safety demonstrations.
Three fifth-graders from Bryan County Elementary entered 4-H projects and won ribbons at the recent Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair in Statesboro. Aleia Hilliard entered her project titled "What Do you Do with Decimals?" and claimed second place. Catalina Temple's project, "Upcycling Fashion," also won second place. Gracie Edwards earned first place for her project, "Saving Coral Reefs."
The four-year graduation rate for Bryan County Schools high schools improved to 80.9 percent in 2014, according to data released by the Georgia Department of Education.
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