The Bryan County School System has completed almost eight months of the current fiscal year. Unlike the city and county governments, the school system operates on a state fiscal year basis that runs July 1 through June 30. During the first seven months of the fiscal year, the school system has expended 58 percent of the budgeted expenditures and collected about 66 percent of the budgeted revenues.
Victoria Wood echoed Poland's plea for protection of fragile global ecosystems, Sarah Graham espoused the Russian Federation's commitment to prevent monopolies extending beyond the confines of the globe into space and Devin Knight highlighted the plight of developing nations, seeking assistance for Niger in attaining technological parody and security in the global communication network – hefty issues for mankind, let alone middle school students. But those were the issues Richmond Hill Middle ...
The State of Georgia is monitored by the federal government on indicators of student performance through No Child Left Behind. Special Education is also monitored by annually reporting various data to the Department of Education in Atlanta, which compiles and forwards it to Washington, D.C. For special education, there are 16 performance indicators, divided into four goals. Those goals are 1) Improve post-school outcomes for students with disabilities, 2) Improve services for young ...
Last week, several hundred students at Bryan County Middle School celebrated their good behavior with a sunny afternoon break and the opportunity to purchase tasty treats.
The GHSA A Region III Literary Competition was Friday, March 7, at Southeast Technical College in Vidalia.
Up close and personal with one Literary Team member
Students participate in a wide variety of activities throughout the school year most of which are related to the academic subjects including math, language arts, science and social studies. Some may not realize that special school-wide activities which may be viewed as "fun" activities for students are meeting academic guidelines and state standards as well.
The Richmond Hill High School JROTC has earned the right to compete at the state competition for its drill team and color guard.
The Richmond Hill High School's Odyssey of the Mind participants will be going on to the state tournament next month, after all four teams qualified during the regional competition in Savannah on March 1.
RHHS 10th graders were granted a once in a lifetime experience when Holocaust survivors Chaim Melamed and Vera Hoffman visited with a small group of students last Tuesday. Chaim and Vera spoke with students on everything from the time before the war, to the concentration camps, to their eventual liberation. Throughout their talk Mr. Melamed brought up several times that there was simply not enough time to truly explain everything. He explained that ...
Each year, the faculty and staff recognize a teacher and paraprofessional who have shown outstanding dedication to the school, students, and other faculty and staff.
The parent and community members of the Richmond Hill Primary School PTSO volunteer group are the envy of several of Georgia's top performing elementary school administrators. Visiting RHPS for the purpose of completing a five year Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) evaluation, the team of two Georgia principals, two teachers, and an Assistant Superintendent were quick to compliment the group.
Richmond Hill grapplers make history Seven Richmond Hill wrestlers made school history last weekend by making it to the state level in competition. This is a huge accomplishment, considering that this is our first year as a bonafide varsity team. To send close to half our starting wrestlers to state this early in the program's history, I believe, is a great indication of an extremely bright future for our wrestling ...
A Richmond Hill High School senior has been nominated as one of six distinguished state finalists for her volunteer efforts by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
Bryan County High School student William Anthony Clark, 16, of Pembroke has been recognized with a President's Volunteer Service Award for his exemplary volunteer service in Bryan County.
World Heritage Student Exchange Program seeks local host families for high-school students from more than 30 countries, including Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, Norway and more.
The following local students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University on May 4:
The following students at Bryan County Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2012-13 school year:
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University announces its student scholars for the 2012-13 academic year. All student scholars presented academic work at the university's 19th annual Student Scholars Symposium:
HOUSTON COUNTY - The Georgia Public Library Service and the state's Path2College 529 Plan once again are partnering on the summer reading program and its summer reading program sweepstakes, which will award a child with a $5,529 college-savings contribution.
The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2012-13 school year:
Armstrong Atlantic State University's college of education will host a "Become a Teacher" information session from 6-7 p.m. June 18 at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. in Savannah.
G.W. Carver Elementary students Jessy Song and Gbolohan Sobowale won a raffle for two free bikes, donated by Joe Brannen of Horace Mann Insurance. The 25 students with perfect attendance for the 2012-13 school year were entered in the raffle and treated to a special ice cream sundae party on the last day of school. Each received a full-day pass to the Fun Zone Amusement Park in Pooler.
SAVANNAH - Richmond Hill Middle School eighth-grader Avery Waters recently won third place in an area essay-writing contest on the theme of leadership skills required to succeed in school.
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