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Colleges work to help students succeed

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.

June 11, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Special to the News | Education


Bryan County's UGA graduates

The following students from Bryan County graduated from the University of Georgia on May 8:

June 09, 2010 | | Education


Honor rolls: Richmond Hill HS

Richmond Hill High School honor roll, fourth nine weeks.

June 07, 2010 | | Education


Honor roll: Bryan County MS

Bryan County Middle School honor roll for the fourth nine weeks.

June 07, 2010 | | Education


Honor roll: Bryan County HS

Bryan County High School principal's honor roll and honor roll for the fourth nine week.s

June 07, 2010 | | Education


Students write about being mayor

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.

June 07, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


NGC honors local student

North Georgia College and State University graduated 676 students, including 93 graduate students, during four ceremonies held April 30-May 2 at the university's Memorial Hall Gymnasium in Dahlonega.

June 07, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


States to set uniform standards for teachers

SUWANEE - By third grade, students should know how to write a complex sentence and add fractions, no matter if they live in Georgia or California.

Eighth-graders should understand the Pythagorean theorem. And by high school graduation, all U.S. students should be ready for college or a career.

June 03, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Rep. Barrow addresses BPC graduates

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College had commencement ceremonies for the class of 2010 on May 15 on the Mount Vernon campus.

June 02, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Perdue signs school governance bill

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue recently signed into law Senate Bill 84, landmark school board governance legislation.

June 02, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Pembroke student in UGA government

University of Georgia senior Josh Stanfield was recently won a senate seat in the UGA Student Government Association. Stanfield, the son of Jimmy and Sheri Stanfield of Pembroke, is a 2007 graduate of Bryan County High School. At BCHS, Stanfield was salutatorian, captain of the tennis team and president of the Beta Club. He is majoring in political science at UGA.

June 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Student: Waiting for bell to toll

I can honestly say that this year can be summed up in one simple word. It wasn't amazing, nor was it wonderful, not sad, or terrible, though it probably was all those things one time or another. No, my year has been very interesting. Now it is finally drawing to a close, and looking back on everything that's happened I am amazed at how the time flew by.

May 20, 2010 | By Christina Smith Student columnist | Education


HS Graduations are Saturday

Saturday will be a proud day for many a mom and dad – and grandparents and probably even a host of other relatives. The high school seniors of Bryan County will walk across a stage to receive their diplomas.

May 20, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Education


Carver names reading olympians

The Carver Elementary Reading Olympics was held Friday. Students competed by providing the title and author to questions about books they had read.

May 17, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Lanier students get strawberry serenade

May 17, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


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Armstrong dropping 'Atlantic' from name

The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS singers shine at evaluations

The Richmond Hill High School choruses received top honors at the Large Group Performance Evaluation held March 20-21 at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

April 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong adds economics degree

SAVANNAH - Starting this fall, students at Armstrong Atlantic State University will have the opportunity to earn a B.S. in business economics, expanding on one of the university's most popular degree tracks.

April 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Governor to speak at GSU graduation

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has selected the Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna Jemelleh Coes as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10.

April 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Students visit forest education center

Richmond Hill Elementary School second-graders in Julie Alderman's class recently took a field trip to the UGA Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center in Guyton. The students toured the facility, hiked trails and also got up close and personal with some native snakes during a presentation.

April 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Students tapped by honor society

Three Richmond Hill residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Richmond Hill Middle School

The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:

April 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor rolls: Bryan County Elementary, Middle, High

The following students at Bryan County Elementary School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period for the 2013-14 school year:

April 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Local students earn college honors, graduate

Kelly Reid of Richmond Hill has received the Dean's Award for academic excellence during the fall 2013 term at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Carver Elementary School

The following students at G.W. Carver Elementary School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:

April 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Richmond Hill High School

The following students at Richmond Hill High School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:

April 01, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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