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RHHS names new athletic director

Richmond Hill High School Principal Charles Spann has appointed coach and special education teacher Michael Pollard as the school's new athletic director. The position has been vacant since June, when longtime AD Jimmy Hires retired from the position. For more details on the appointment, pick up a copy of the Midweek Bryan County News.

April 01, 2010 | By Ross Blair Staff writer | Education


Georgia misses out on first round of Race to Top

Georgia was not among the states selected to receive first-round funding from the federal Race to the Top program. It does, however, allow the state to pursue funding opportunities in round two of the application process.

March 31, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Head start accepting applications

The Head Start program is accepting applications for the 2010-11 school year. Head Start centers are in Bryan, Liberty, Long, Camden, Evans, Glynn, McIntosh, Wayne and Tattnall counies.

March 24, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Savannah Tech students showcase skill

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College Phi Lambda members participated in a regional competition at Columbus Technical College in Columbus in February. The following students competed and placed in various categories. They will advance to the statewide competition April 2-11 in Atlanta.

March 24, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Youth summit on college preparation

Georgia Coastal Youth, Inc. will host its fourth annual, free youth summit Saturday to help middle-schoolers and high-schoolers prepare for college and its required entrance exams.

March 17, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Special to the News | Education


Teacher contract deadline delayed

ATLANTA - School districts in Georgia now have an extra month to decide how many teachers they will hire for next year.

Gov. Sonny Perdue signed into law Tuesday a bill that extends the deadline for educator contracts to May 15. The move is designed to give districts more flexibility as state lawmakers grapple with the state's sagging economy.

March 17, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Eatery helps school raise money

March 15, 2010 | | Education


Students help each other

Students in Ms. Romberg's ELA class at Bryan County Middle School completed their third nine weeks book projects.

March 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Student raise money to fight cancer

Richmond Hill High School Technology Student Association students sponsored a "coins for cancer" fundraiser in which they initiated a competitive coin drive between the classes at RHHS in support of the American Cancer Society. The event brought in $1046.55 and a check was pressented to Victoria Tenbroeck on March 3.

March 15, 2010 | | Education


GSU students, staff protest budget cuts

People aren't happy at Georgia Southern University. From the administration to students, nobody wants state budget cuts at GSU - but how can they be avoided?

March 12, 2010 | By Jake Hallman Special to the News | Education


Savannah Tech hires, promotes employees

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College promoted two members of its administrative staff and welcomed two new employees in February.

March 12, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Bigger class size bill advances

ATLANTA - A bill giving Georgia school districts more flexibility amid the state's fiscal crisis has passed a key committee.

The legislation allows districts to increase class size by one student in kindergarten through fifth-grade and by two students in sixth-grade through high school through 2013. It also lifts state controls on how schools spend their funding - such as how much is spent on libraries or transportation.

March 11, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Dr. Seuss is in the (school) house

Cats in red and white striped stovepipe hats roamed the halls of Diamond Elementary School on Fort Stewart on Monday as the 10th annual Read Across America program kicked off at area schools this week.

March 11, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Education


Savannah Tech enrollment up 18%

SAVANNAH - Official enrollment numbers at Savannah Technical College for the 2010 winter quarter show an increase of 18.8 percent in total credit enrollment from the same quarter last year, marking the second consecutive quarter that enrollment has topped 5,000 and the largest-ever enrollment for winter quarter.

March 11, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


McTeacher Night called success

Joseph Martin Elementary School's McTeacher's Night fundraiser Feb. 18 at the McDonald's on Highway 84 was a success. Participants raised $1,227.17 in three hours.

March 11, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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County schools beat state in CCRPI scores

Bryan County Schools got some good news Monday.

April 23, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Education


BoE OKs $15M to get started on new facilities

Members of the Bryan County Board of Education have approved spending about $15 million to get work started on both of the county's new elementary schools.

April 23, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Education


BCHS students honor technology teachers

Georgia Technology Student Association members at Bryan County High School recently gave a special recognition to the technology department at BCHS and Bryan County Middle School.

April 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


School hosts Arts Night

Lanier Primary School recently hosted "Arts Night."

April 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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


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