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Area McDonald's offer scholarships

The Savannah Area McDonald's Operators' Association has opened its scholarship program for applications, and is primed to award more than $50,000 towards higher education for the second year in a row.

January 24, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


RHMS students make all-state band

Richmond Hill Middle School has talent.

January 19, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Two earn places on deans' lists

Stefanie Meghan Ortiz of Richmond Hill qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon for the fall 2010 semester.

January 19, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


RHMS bee picks top spellers

Richmond Hill Middle School students Erin Crosby and Conner Shortridge proved Wednesday they really know how to spell. Shortridge and Crosby took first and second place, respectively, in the school's spelling bee. Shortridge will go on to compete in the system-wide spelling bee next month. If for any reason he can't make it, Crosby will serve as alternate. Shortridge won by correctly spelling "dangle," but other words during the four official rounds of the bee included "cumulonimbus," "entrepreneur" and "jingoism."

January 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Lanier hosts Dr. Seuss Night

Lanier Primary School hosted its second annual Dr. Seuss Night on Jan. 10. Parents came to the school with their children to participate in activities centered on the Dr. Seuss theme and promoted child literacy. More than 350 parents and children attend the event in spite of the frigid temperatures.

January 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Bryan FFA wraps up fall service projects

Bryan County High School Future Farmers of America members completed their annual fall service project on Dec. 17 with the presentation of 35 FFA fruit baskets to the senior citizens at the Bryan County Senior Citizen Center in Pembroke.

January 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Budgets bode ill for Georgia schools

ATLANTA (AP) - Schools across Georgia are bracing for another tough budget year as federal stimulus money dries up and state dollars remain scarce.

January 15, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


State schools boss warns of cuts

ATLANTA - Georgia's new schools superintendent warned that the state's public schools will "have to continue to do more with less."

January 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Two RH schools get state awards

Two Richmond Hill schools were recently honored for academic achievements during the 2009-10 school year.

January 12, 2011 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Education


Is lunch to blame for student behavior?

American consumers are paying high prices for low-quality food, and so are our public schools," said Jane Hersey, director of the nonprofit Feingold Association of the U.S.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Homework help can go a long way

Homework is often a daunting task for parents as well as students, and can easily become the cause of family disputes, regardless of how conscientious your kids are. As parents try to ensure their children prioritize schoolwork and complete tasks on time, they have to contend with trying to fit in various activities and family commitments. For students, concentrating at home can be tough, especially after a long school day that starts early and may include a lunchtime meeting for the science club and lacrosse practice after school.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Options exist to finance child's education

Saving enough money for a child's college education is a concern so great many parents began planning even before their first child was born. The escalating costs of a college education make such concerns wholly understandable.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Going back to school is big decision

Adults go back to school for a variety of reasons. They may have personal accomplishment goals or their motivation could be purely financial. Unemployment has recently led many individuals back to the classroom.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Finished projects on tap for BoE

Two major construction projects for the Bryan County Board of Education are slated for completion next year.

January 03, 2011 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Education


4-H promotes shooting awareness

By Don Gardner

December 22, 2010 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Education


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GS going tobacco free starting Friday

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free on Friday, GSU President Dr. Brooks Keel recently announced.

July 30, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Education


If it’s late July, it must be band camp

Richmond Hill High School's annual rite of summer, also known as band camp, is a big event for hundreds of local kids. The school's marching band is one of the most decorated in Georgia and has won a number of major marching band competitions in recent years under director Dr. Dan Kiene.

July 28, 2014 | | Education


BoE passes tentative budget

With the new school year just around the corner, the Bryan County Board of Education passed a tentative $55 million budget Thursday night in Black Creek while also voting to keep the millage rate the same.

July 28, 2014 | Jeff Whitten | Education


Students going off to college need to be aware of fire safety

Each year, college and university students, on- and off-campus, experience hundreds of fire-related emergencies nationwide. There are several specific causes for fires on college campuses, including cooking, intentionally set fires, overloaded power strips and open flame. Overall, most college-related fires are due to a general carelessness.

July 28, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Education


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


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