Bryan County's School kids tested well in the most recent Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, or CRCTs, according to results from the Georgia Department of Education.
Jane Cunningham of Savannah, daughter of Richard Alan Cunningham and Ruth Cunningham of Richmond Hill, received a bachelor's of science from Emory College of Emory University in Atlanta, at its 165th commencement ceremony on May 10.
Richmond Hill Middle School held its Career Day in the weeks before the school year ended.
Stephanie Darieng was named to the honor roll for her eighth-grade year at Richmond Hill Middle School. Her name was mistakenly left out of the list of honor roll students submitted by the school.
Her name was mistakenly left out of the list of honor roll students submitted by the school.
The Bryan County Board of Education's on-again, off-again effort to fix up the old Black Creek School for use as a central office is apparently on again.
The results of the Georgia High School Graduation Tests show Liberty County's 11th-graders performed above average in all core curriculum areas, though slightly below the state's reported average.
SAVANNAH - More than 200 students marched last Tuesday in Savannah Technical College's 2010 spring commencement ceremony in the Johnny Mercer Theatre. Graduates included those receiving associate degrees, professional diplomas, technical certificates of credits and General Education diplomas. More than 900 students earned credentials since the December 2009 graduation.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced recently that Georgia has submitted its application to the U.S. Department of Education for the second round of federal "Race to the Top" grants. As part of its phase two application, Georgia added three school districts, Dade, Peach and Pulaski, to the 23 districts that applied in the first round. The three new districts were chosen to align federal School Improvement Grants with Race to the Top. The state stands to receive up to $400 million over four years to implement its plan if selected.
Kylie Berry, a freshman at Berry College has been named to the spring 2010 dean's list, according to Dr. Katherine M. Whatley, provost.
Gone are the days when students were classified as "college material" by nothing more than a passing glance at their high school academic records. These days, area colleges and universities are helping potential attendees get that extra boost in order to succeed in higher education through provisional, incentive and preparatory programs.
The following students from Bryan County graduated from the University of Georgia on May 8:
Richmond Hill High School honor roll, fourth nine weeks.
Bryan County Middle School honor roll for the fourth nine weeks.
Bryan County High School principal's honor roll and honor roll for the fourth nine week.s
Recently, sixth-graders at Bryan County Middle School participated in the "If I Were Mayor" essay writing contest hosted by the Georgia Municipal Association. As a reward for all their hard work, the mayor provided all the sixth-graders with a pizza party. In addition, the mayor recognized the three top essay winners selected and presented them with a gift certificate from a local businesses downtown.
MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College Chairman of the Board and Acting President Gary Campbell recently released the names of members who constitute the presidential search committee for the 17th president of Brewton-Parker College.
On paper, Republicans' best presidential candidate for 2016 would seem to be the sitting governor of Wisconsin, except for one possible problem: He never graduated from college.
The Richmond Hill High School Chorus Boosters Club is hosting a talent show at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the RHHS West Gym.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's College of Science and Technology will launch Science on Tap - a new, free monthly event - at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 W. Liberty St.
Andrew Fornal of Pembroke was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Austin Peay State University. To make the dean's list, students must have grade-point average of 3.5 or greater.
The first time children called her "The Chess Lady" in a Seattle school 10 years ago, Wendi Fischer was caught off guard. As she walked in, they started buzzing, and when she asked the teacher what they were saying, it turned out she was a minor celebrity. The children were soon asking for autographs.
hildren and parents packed the auditorium at Carver Elementary last Thursday evening for the school's Jump Rope for Heart family night kickoff celebration. As part of the festivities, a jump-rope demonstration team from St. Benedict's Episcopal School from Smyrna performed and held a clinic after the show.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently hired Christopher Corrigan as the institution's new vice president for business and finance.
STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration online programs have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the best online programs for 2015.
Georgia Connections Academy, a provider of free virtual K-12 schooling, will host online information sessions every Tuesday and Thursday this month to show how an online classroom works.
Students at Bryan County Elementary School who made the honor roll during the recently ended nine weeks are:
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