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Aviation lesson with math

Maj. Nomathembi Martini recently visited Laura Maes' math enrichment class at Richmond Hill Middle School. Martini visited the class to present situations in which he uses math, including slope, y-intercept and systems of equations, in his career as a military pilot.

February 23, 2011 | | Education


Class keeps school in the know

While two Bryan County High School students appear as anchors for the introductory and closing segments being recorded in the studio, two of their classmates interview a lineup of baseball players in the hallway just outside the classroom door.

February 23, 2011 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Education


Wildcat TV is more than 'easy A'

Richmond Hill High School students who thought that Erin Turner's production class Film II would be an easy "A" have been proved wrong.

February 23, 2011 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Education


Bryan 4-H'ers compete at Rock Eagle

More than 20 junior and senior 4-H'ers and the Bryan County Extension staff traveled to Rock Eagle on Feb. 4 for a weekend full of fun and competition. 2011 Junior/Senior District Project Achievement was held that weekend at the world's largest 4-H Center, which is near Eatonton. After weeks of preparation and a year of project work, the 4-H'ers were anxious for this weekend full of activities

February 22, 2011 | By Shanna Davis Special to the News | Education


RHES names paraeducators of the year

Shannon DeMello and Debbie DeMond were both named Parapro of the Year for the 2011-12 school year at Richmond Hill Elementary School.

February 22, 2011 | Bryan County News | Education


Quon gets top accolade at RHES

Liz Quon, a second-grade teacher at Richmond Hill Elementary School, has been chosen as Teacher of the Year for the 2011-2012 academic year.

February 21, 2011 | Katie McGurl Bryan County News | Education


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


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BCHS students take part in SeaPerch

Students in Inga Cashon's engineering-concepts class and in Ginnie Sherrod's Science Club at Bryan County High School have been involved with the SeaPerch program throughout this month.

November 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Teacher earns Georgia Power grant

ATLANTA - Richmond Hill Elementary School teacher Jennifer Cox is among the recipients of Georgia Power's annual New Teacher Assistance Grants, the company announced this week.

November 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Fourth graders tour Fort King George

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.

November 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


ASU president appointed to national board

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.

November 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Murray Elementary dedicated on post

Fort Stewart's Murray Elementary School was dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 14.

November 19, 2014 | By Kaytrina Curtis Fort Stewart Public Affairs | Education


SavTech culinary arts earn honors

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.

November 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


ASU No. 12 on list of schools for vets

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.

November 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Heads shaved for a good cause

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.

November 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


RH student is ABAC ambassador

TIFTON - Emily Johnson of Richmond Hill has been selected to participate in the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's Ambassadors program.

November 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


BCHS marks Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week activities last week at Bryan County Middle and High schools ranged from essay and poster contests to safety demonstrations.

November 07, 2014 | | Education


BCE student take 4-H honors

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."

November 06, 2014 | | Education


Graduation rate increases at BCS

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.

November 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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