Wildcat wrestlers host home match
The Bryan County Board of Education will hold a called meeting to interview architects for a new middle school in Richmond Hill.
Parents, if you want your child to be more successful in school, become even more involved in their schooling. You can make a real difference for the good of your child. "When parents are involved in their children's educations at home, they do better in school. And when parents are involved in school, children go farther in school - and the schools they go to are better" (National Education Association, 2006).
I frequently have the opportunity to travel around the state into different school districts and their high schools and I often receive comments from those principals praising the exemplary status of the Bryan County Schools.
Good news abounded at the recent Board of Education meeting, where awards were distributed to a couple hundred students in the district on Thursday, Dec. 20.
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 ...
The following area students recently graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology during its 245th commencement exercises:
Cadet 1st Sgt. Jacob M. Deem, a Fort Stewart resident, participated in the American Legion Georgia Boys State program in June and the Boys Nation program in Washington, D.C., on July 19-26. He was one of only two peer-elected state senators who represented Georgia at Boys Nation.
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge is accepting applications for the 2013-14 Student Advisory Council.
Bryan County Board of Education Chairman Eddie Warren addressed the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill on Aug. 1 during the club's weekly meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center.