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Thousands flock to Wildcat Romp

Thousands of Richmond Hill students and their families flocked Saturday to the first Wildcat Romp for an afternoon of fun, food and games in support of their local elementary schools.

October 08, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | Education


Lanier Math-A-Thon benefits St. Jude's

Lanier Primary will be hosting the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Math-A-Thon through Oct. 4-15. Students in grades K-2 will have the opportunity to sharpen their math skills while raising funds to help the children of St. Jude's.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Local SAT results echo state statistics

Bryan County schools often get high marks for their strong academics.

October 04, 2010 | By Jeff Whitten Staff writer | Education


IMPACT team teachers dangers to young drivers

The Pembroke City Police Department's Informed Minds Preventing Auto Crashes of Teens (IMPACT) team held its annual "Fatal Vision" presentation and activities Sept. 21-22 at Bryan County High School.

October 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


BCHS Homecoming parade

October 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS Homecoming parade

October 04, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Writing contest at library for youth

Live Oak Public Libraries are accepting entries for the 2010 Young Writers Contest. Entry deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 20. The contest is open to children in grades kindergarten through college. Students are asked to write a poem using five words selected from the books of the authors and illustrators in this year's Savannah Children's Book Festival. The festival is set for Nov. 13 at Forsyth Park. For complete details and prizes, visit www.liveoakpl.org

October 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Learning to use data

Students from Chris Flake's fifth-grade math class at G.W. Carver Elementary School participated in a learning task to help them determine how to collect, organize and display data using the most appropriate graph. Students visited other fifth-grade classrooms and conducted a survey. Then they returned to their class to organize the data by creating a tally table and frequency chart. The students then created graphs to display their data.

September 28, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Grandparents Day at Bryan Elementary

September 28, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Homecomings at high schools

It's that time of year again. Monday started homecoming week at both Bryan County High School and Richmond Hill High School. That means parades, homecoming queens and, yes, football.

September 28, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Study: Teacher bonuses don't raise test scores

ATLANTA - Offering big bonuses to teachers failed to raise students' test scores in a three-year study released Tuesday that calls into question the Obama administration's push for merit pay to improve education.

September 22, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


BCES works to involve parents

Bryan County Elementary School held it's first Lunch and Learn with parents recently.

September 21, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Adult education expands into Riceboro

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College and the city of Riceboro are partnering to bring adult education/GED classes to area residents beginning this fall at the Riceboro Youth Center on Highway 17.

September 17, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


A day at G.W. Carver Elementary

September 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Lanier offers dental work to students

Lanier Primary School, in conjunction with Oral Health America: National Sealant Alliance and the Georgia Oral Health Prevention Program, will provide preventive dental procedures for eligible children attending the school.

September 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


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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


Literacy week in state Sept. 15-19

In acknowledgement of September as National Literacy Month and the United Nations' observance of International Literacy Day on Sept. 8, Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed Sept. 8 Literacy Action Day and Sept. 15-19 Literacy Action Week for Georgia.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Digital textbooks available free

Although the 2014-15 academic year now is in full swing, teachers, school leaders, parents and students still can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education's website.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Football is more than a game

High school football is about more than just the game on the field. It's a combination of sports and spectacle, pomp and pageantry. It's cheerleaders and marching band. It's friends tailgating, alumni decked out in school colors and freshmen showing they have school spirit. If you haven't been to a high school football game in a while, why not check one out Friday as both the Richmond Hill High School Wildcats and Bryan County High School Redskins are at home. The Wildcats play host to Johnson at 7:30 p.m. The Redskins take on visiting ...

September 03, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Demographics shifting in schools nationwide

For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.

August 28, 2014 | By Nicole Shepard Deseret News | Education


Contest promotes family-friendly schools

The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Governor: Programming should be core class

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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