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RHHS takes to the stage Thursday

Ever wanted to travel back in time to a Prohibition-era big city rife with corruption and celebrity criminals? Well, Richmond Hill High School will be offering just that with its production of the musical "Chicago" at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Pre-K Center auditorium, 120 Constitution Way.

April 04, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Education


RHHS taps Kiene as top teacher

Richmond Hill High School recently named Dr. Daniel Kiene its 2010-11 Teacher of the Year.

April 01, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


School system offices could relocate in July

A major reuse project by Bryan County Schools to provide a larger, centralized school district headquarters is expected to be completed in early July.

April 01, 2011 | Tony Judnich | Education


Two earn academic honors

Andrew M. Gerstner of Richmond Hill was one of 311 students who qualified for Honor Student status at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during Honors Day ceremonies on April 13.

March 30, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Two new schools on to-do list for BoE

A new, $15.5 million elementary school in Richmond Hill, a new, $9 million school to replace the existing Bryan County Elementary School, and $750,000 worth of renovation work at Lanier Primary School are some of the big-ticket items listed among the Bryan County Board of Education's proposed capital projects for 2012-2016.

March 29, 2011 | Tony Judnich Bryan County News | Education


Honor roll: Bryan County Middle

The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2010-2011 school year:

March 28, 2011 | | Education


Honor roll: Carter Elementary

The following students at George Washington Carver Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2010-2011 school year:

March 28, 2011 | | Education


School board to hold special budget workshop

The Bryan County Board of Education will hold a budget workshop at 4 p.m. today at Richmond Hill Elementary School.

March 24, 2011 | Bryan County News | Education


Exercise as a fundraiser

George Washington Carver Elementary School students recently got a good work out for a good cause. Carver students raised more than $27,000 for the American Heart Association during the Jump Rope For Heart event. The total was $8,000 more than the school's goal for this year's fundraiser.

March 23, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Richmond Hill High

The following students at Richmond Hill High School made the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2010-2011 school year:

March 23, 2011 | | Education


Weather helps vary classroom

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.

March 23, 2011 | | Education


Soldiers help out at Carver

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.

March 21, 2011 | | Education


Students make news in Lanier class

Wendy Seiler's second-grade class at Lanier Primary School published a class newspaper during their study of the informational genre of writing.

March 21, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


RHUM preschoolers celebrate St. Patrick's Day

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)

March 21, 2011 | | Education


Celebrating literacy

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.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


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Montessori marks School Choice Week

Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool held a special event last month to celebrate National School Choice Week.

February 28, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Eight-grader wins county spelling bee

Richmond Hill Middle School eighth-grader Reagan Campbell was crowned the district's top speller last month at Bryan County Schools' system spelling bee at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary school.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


High school graduation rates jumping, but some groups still lag behind, data shows

American high school students are graduating at record levels, new numbers from the Department of Education reveal, and progress has been made closing the achievement gap among black and Latino youths. Last year, 81 percent of American high school students graduated, a record high.

February 26, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


College is not for everyone

Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.

February 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


American millennials rank low on global skills test

A recent study from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies found American young adults lagging behind their international peers in literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills, according to U.S. News & World Report.

February 24, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.

February 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


As Common Core testing gears up, rebels move to opt out

While the numbers of rebels appear to be small, pockets of intense opposition to the new Common Core testing set to begin next month are percolating.

February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Schools moving toward healthier fundraisers

"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at this

You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at the small words they use rather than the big ones, according to a massive study of college admission essays conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The rise of meditation on college campuses

Duke may have one of the best law schools in the country, but in recruiting new students, its promotional materials point out that Durham's bar scene has exploded in the past few years.

February 13, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Teacher bias discourages girls from STEM courses and careers, study shows

A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research sheds light on the reason women avoid science, technology, engineering and math.

February 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret Media Companies | Education


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