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BCMS named Title I Distinguished School

Bryan County Middle School has been named a 2010 Georgia Title I Distinguished School.

February 19, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Governor agrees to HOPE rescue plan

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders have worked out a plan for the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship program that would mean recipients would no longer have the promise of a free college education and be required to graduate on time, an official familiar with the negotiations said Thursday night.

February 18, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Kids can be mayors with essay

Georgia Municipal Association is again asking Georgia's sixth-graders what they would do if they were mayors.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Contest asks students the lessons of Holocaust

Middle and high school students are eligible to enter the statewide annual Holocaust art and writing contest sponsored by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Education.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Top musicians peform in Savannah

Honor Band students from Richmond Hill Middle and Richmond Hill High schools performed recently during the Georgia Music Educators Association conference held in Savannah.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Ellabell students graduates at Valdosta

Christen Mary Cowart of Ellabell graduated from Valdosta State University in Fall 2010 with her bachelor's of science degree in nursing.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Bryan County HS

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

February 16, 2011 | | Education


School officials await pre-k budget impact

Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced almost $20 million in cuts to the state's pre-k program, but Bryan County School officials don't yet know how that cut will affect their programs.

February 14, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin Bryan County News | Education


BCMS student earns music honor

Sierra Harn, a seventh-grade clarinet student at Bryan County Middle School, recently performed at the Georgia Music Educators Association District 1 Middle School Honor Band Clinic on Feb. 4.

February 14, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Carver student heads to district bee

George Washington Carver Elementary School in Richmond Hill was abuzz Friday morning as finalists from three county schools competed in the 2011 Bryan County School System Spelling Bee.

February 14, 2011 | Katie McGurl Bryan County News | Education


Students share sweet treats with Richmond Hill seniors

Richmond Hill seniors got some sweet treats Friday morning from George Washington Carver Elementary School students for Valentine's Day, which is Monday.

February 14, 2011 | Hallie D. Martin | Education


Winter Festival raises $5,000 for LPS

Despite the rain Saturday morning, which forced cancellation of horse rides and a few other outdoor activities, Lanier Primary School's Winter Festival drew several hundred students, family members and faculty who filled the cafeteria and multi-purpose room.

February 10, 2011 | Bryan County News | Education


State seeing fewer erasurers on tests

ATLANTA - State monitors helped reduce the number of wrong answers that were erased and replaced on standardized tests in Georgia school districts after reports of possible cheating sparked widespread public concern, according to a review of 2010 test results announced Wednesday.

February 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Students earn slots on dean's lists

Russell William Lawless of Richmond Hill was named to the fall 2010 dean's list at Clayton State University.

February 09, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


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


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Rotary Club honor student

Max Makhinson was named Junior Rotarian for the Month of September by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.

September 27, 2014 | | Education


Students simulate earthquake

Mrs. Pam Walker's fourth grade class at Carver Elementary used supplies sent in by parents to complete an Earthquake-Simulation project. Students learned how engineering, stability, and gravity are related to natural disasters as they built their multi-story structures. Students then recorded the effects of a simulated earthquake on their structure.

September 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Public schools fight to keep teachers

Unfilled teaching jobs in Arizona are at a crisis level, AZ Central reports. There are over 527 job openings, resulting in crowded classrooms. One Phoenix-area district alone had 63 openings.

September 25, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Bryan Elementary kids solve math mystery

Bryan County Elementary school students enjoy their new connections classes by becoming detectives in a Math Scene Investigation. In the Math Lab class, Katelyn Finnegan encourages them to investigate and find clues to a math mystery. As they walk around the room to find and solve math clues, it is easy to see that the new connection classes are a big hit.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


GSU festival focuses on sciences

Georgia Southern University is gearing up for its second annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) festival from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive in Statesboro, according to georgiasouthern.edu.

September 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Students tackle weather forecasting

Mrs. Walker's fourth grade students at Carver Elementary recently became "Meteorologists of the Day."

September 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Command sergeant major speaks at BCHS

Army Command Sergeant Major Cameron Porter talked to more than 110 Bryan County High School JROTC students during an assembly last week. The career public affairs officer, assigned to the Armed Forces Network Command in Europe, talked to the junior cadets about what a positive influence the Army and military could play in their lives. He encouraged them to consider a career in the military when making the plans.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


State's online school has open seats

Georgia Connections Academy, a free public virtual charter school open to students from every county of the state, has openings for students in grades 9-12.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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