After debate from the Board of Education and district parents, the 2008-2009 school calendar will look like its predecessor.
I spoke with Charles Blakewood about his opinion on the currently dwindling Hope Scholarship that Georgia offers. Mr. Blakewood teaches both Speech and English as RHHS. It was interesting to listen to a man as enthusiastic and strong willed as Mr. Blackwood talk about something that's so relevant to both myself and my peers.
The Wildcat band played a Christmas themed concert in J.F. Gregory Park last Tuesday. The park's large pavilion was packed with parents, students, and yours truly all in anticipation of the yuletide music to come. The pavilion was truly a spectacle of holiday spirit and was ablaze with light. The RHMS band preceded their high school counterparts with a festive medley of traditional holiday tunes. Next the RHHS musicians took the spotlight, going ...
Letters to Santa from Richmond Hill Primary School From Ms. Shatto's kindergarten class (no last names provided): Dear Santa, I would like a video game. Stephen Dear Santa, I love you. Thank you! I would like a basketball hoop for Christmas. Landon Dear Santa, I love Santa! I would like a robot for ...
One of Richmond Hill's own, Heather Vaccaro recently signed with Milligan College. During her years here at RHHS, Heather has proven herself to be a superb softball player. I consulted with Heather about Milligan itself, and how she rose to such a distinguished achievement. It is encouraging to see a skilled athlete from Richmond Hill on their way to compete at the collegiate level.
As parents we want the best for our children. We want the best opportunities, best schools, and best teachers.
RHHS prides itself in taking an interest in its community, and with events like the annual Ornament Sale it's easy to see that the student body truly cares.
This week I met with Wes Valentine. Mr. Valentine has a long history of teaching art in Richmond Hill. He previously taught at Carver Elementary, and is enjoying his first year teaching at the high school. It became quickly apparent to me while interviewing Mr. Valentine that he has unquestionable passion for both art and teaching.
With the news all abuzz with information about the coming election it's hard not to dwell on political thinking. While I'm fiercely against "blind" politics, siding with any political party or way of thinking simply because the people around you do, politics have always been a point of interest for me. At this stage in my life I don't claim any true political allegiances and certainly have not decided which party best ...
Odyssey of the Mind: Odyssey is a truly unique club where students are challenged with complex problems. Unlike other clubs, all the members don't meet on a certain day of the week. Instead they meet in one large session in September to break into teams. It is with their chosen teammates that group member meet with. This system of teams and less scheduling allows Odyssey members considerable freedom to shape their commitment levels ...
Tyler Mitchell is a new student at RHHS. I spoke with Tyler in order to gain insight on what it's like to have to adjust to a new school. Having gone to school in Richmond Hill virtually all my life I was fascinated to hear what he had to say.
First grade students at Richmond Hill Primary are becoming more global thinkers as they widen their circle of friends to include first graders attending St. Mary's Primary School in Belize, Central America. Mrs. Deidre Ward, a first grade teacher and graduate school student, has succeeded in building a strong bridge of communication between the two groups of students, separated by over 1300 miles of sand and sea. They have been introduced to each ...
This week's faculty member is Ms. Jennifer Kea. This is her first year teaching at RHHS. She is currently teaching courses in American Military History and Honors Geography.
Career development is a vital part of one's educational career. It is a life-long process in which individuals define and re-define career-related choices and outcomes.
The girls cross country team at RHHS recently had the honor of competing at the state level. When asked how he felt about reaching this momentous achievement Coach Jimmy Hires said he was "very proud." The girls not only made it to state but placed second in the region. These feats were accomplished in spite of missing some of their top runners, including one of last season's stars, Glorili Alejandro. The girls also ...
ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 22, 2013 - Students, teachers and parents of the Defense Department's schools can be confident that despite the department's upcoming civilian furloughs, the school year will start on time, the Department of Defense Education Activity's director said today.
G.W. Carver Elementary School students perform recently during a recital at the school. The chorus performed for fourth- and fifth-graders and sang pieces from "The Star-Spangled Banner," "Green Eggs and Ham" and "Dynamite."
The first-graders at Lanier Primary School took a field trip recently to the Raptor Center at Georgia Southern University.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill reminds local high school students of its May 24 deadline for applications for two college scholarships worth a total of $3,000.
Two new schools are on the way in Bryan County, and the Board of Education is seeking public input in deciding what will best suit the county's needs.
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