This week marks the official start of the 2010-11 school year in Bryan County, and each school will be holding open houses in the days leading up to the sounding of the first bell Wednesday morning. Below are some dates and times worth mentioning again.
Army spouse and mother of three Brigitte Spence took advantage of the Education & Community Information Fair on Wednesday at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart.
Each grade level from both ends of the county supplied the curriculum resource teachers with a suggested supply list. The curriculum resource teachers compared and compiled a final list for each grade level:
July 29, 30, August 2, 3, 2010 – Pre-planning for Staff
The Bryan County dress code applies to all students while on any school system property, on any school bus, or during any school-sponsored activity or event, wherever located. The dress code will be enforced in a uniform manner throughout the system.
Two high school students from Bryan County joined more than 150 others from across the state in the 49th annual Natural Resources Conservation Workshop held June 13-17 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.
The following dates have been announced by the school principals for the Open Houseactivities for school year 2010-2011.
ATLANTA - A 22 percent jump in the number of students attending the state's technical colleges has set a new annual enrollment record for the Technical College System of Georgia. The system's 26 colleges enrolled 190,842 students in fiscal year 2010, which ended June 30. The total smashes the previous record-high enrollment set in 2009 by more than 34,000 students.
After failing to meet federally imposed graduation rates for the second straight year, Bryan County High School will offer students the option of transferring to Richmond Hill High School.
Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) has appointed J. Scott Joyner as vice president for advancement effective July 1.
SAVANNAH - As the new semester begins, students taking online classes at Savannah Technical College will notice a few changes, including a new Internet address for the online courses, easier-to-view announcements and new rules for testing.
ATLANTA - Georgia has adopted a set of national benchmarks that detail what students should learn in each grade and what they should know to graduate high school.
The following local students completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Dean's List for 2010 Spring semester from Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, announced Georgia College President Dorothy Leland:
The Friends of the Pembroke Library have chosen Skyler Merchant, 6, as the second winner of the "Reader of the Week" program.
Teachers can learn ways to add pizzazz to their classroom strategies in math, social studies, language arts and science using agriculture as a teaching tool through Georgia Farm Bureau's Ag in the Classroom Professional Learning Unit (PLU) course.
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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