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Local students earn GSU honors

Georgia Southern University recently recognized 86 students for excellence in academics on the 2010 Summer Semester President's List.

September 06, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Primary school gets new technology

All classrooms at Richmond Hill Primary are equipped with interactive Smart Boards that students love to use while enriching their education. Teachers at the school have found technology to be a vital part of educating students in this digital age.

September 01, 2010 | | Education


State faces battle over school reform

ATLANTA - Georgia faces a tough battle to implement education reforms in 26 school districts as more massive state funding cuts loom on the horizon.

September 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Lanier teacher named Teacher of Year

Lanier Primary teacher Alison Holcombe said she wants students to remember her in part as "the long-haired lady who always had a smile on her face."

August 30, 2010 | By Jeff Whitten Staff writer | Education


Top teachers, class sizes on agenda

The envelope, please.

August 25, 2010 | By Jeff Whitten Staff writer | Education


Student earns bachelor's degree

Diane Rodriguez of Richmond Hill has been awarded a 2+2 bachelor degree in legal studies from Kaplan University.

August 25, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Georgia wins 'Race to Top' grant

ATLANTA - More than 13 million students and 1 million educators will share $3.4 billion from the second round of the federal "Race to the Top" grant competition, the U.S. Education Department said Tuesday.

August 25, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


'Rocket Lab' in school

Bryan County Middle School recently hosted a "Rocket Lab" to let students investigate the relationship between force, mass and motion. The exercise promoted science education.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


State superintendent seeks student advisors

State School Superintendent Brad Bryant is accepting applications for the 2010-11 student advisory council.

August 18, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Backpack safety goes beyond back pain

When it comes to backpack safety, most people tend to think about injuries caused by a heavy backpack or one worn improperly. However, there are other dangers associated with backpacks and caution should be used.

August 18, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Savannah Tech increases course offerings

SAVANNAH - Students attending Savannah Technical College's Liberty Campus have more options than ever in pursuing business career paths by enrolling in the management and supervisory development program. Students may earn an associate's degree, diploma or human resources specialist technical certificate of credit, which is also embedded in the degree.

August 18, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Fort Stewart unit adopts school

August 16, 2010 | | Education


Student honored at ABAC

Ezekiel B. Gaines of Richmond Hill has been named as one of 207 students who were selected for the Distinguished Achievement List for the 2010 summer term at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College by Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Niles Reddick.

August 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


College students head back to class

College students, from freshmen to graduate students, are gearing up for the start of a new school year. The colleges at the Army Education Center began the fall semester Monday. Classes start at Armstrong Atlantic State University's Liberty Center on Aug. 16. And many recent high school graduates are packing up and preparing to move away from home to attend classes.

August 13, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Education


Coalition makes case for charter schools

A coalition representing more than 5,000 public virtual charter school students, parents, teachers and supporters from across Georgia charged the state's Charter School Commission with ignoring state law by refusing to create a funding formula based on sound research and actual costs of public virtual charter schools.

August 12, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


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Armstrong dropping 'Atlantic' from name

The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS singers shine at evaluations

The Richmond Hill High School choruses received top honors at the Large Group Performance Evaluation held March 20-21 at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

April 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong adds economics degree

SAVANNAH - Starting this fall, students at Armstrong Atlantic State University will have the opportunity to earn a B.S. in business economics, expanding on one of the university's most popular degree tracks.

April 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Governor to speak at GSU graduation

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has selected the Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna Jemelleh Coes as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10.

April 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Students visit forest education center

Richmond Hill Elementary School second-graders in Julie Alderman's class recently took a field trip to the UGA Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center in Guyton. The students toured the facility, hiked trails and also got up close and personal with some native snakes during a presentation.

April 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Students tapped by honor society

Three Richmond Hill residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Richmond Hill Middle School

The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:

April 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor rolls: Bryan County Elementary, Middle, High

The following students at Bryan County Elementary School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period for the 2013-14 school year:

April 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Local students earn college honors, graduate

Kelly Reid of Richmond Hill has received the Dean's Award for academic excellence during the fall 2013 term at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Carver Elementary School

The following students at G.W. Carver Elementary School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:

April 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Richmond Hill High School

The following students at Richmond Hill High School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:

April 01, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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