The Bryan County School System staff members are looking forward to a great school year in 2007–2008. Attendance is a very important part of every child's education.
Woodard earns CIS degree The following local student was awarded a degree from Kaplan University during a commencement ceremony at the Symphony Center on Aug. 4. - Michelle Woodard of Ellabell was awarded an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems degree. Stevens on dean's list The following student from this area has been named to the Columbia College dean's list ...
During the board meeting held in August of 2007, the Bryan County Board of Education accepted the recommendation of Superintendent Sallie Brewer and set the millage rate for FY08 at 13.572 mills.
Teachers at Lanier Primary and Bryan County Elementary School recently dug into their own pockets to purchase school supplies which they donated to a public elementary school in Santa Elena, Honduras.
Savannah Technical College will offer a new certificate program that aims to solidify credentials and prepare those who work with the developmentally disabled gain access to resources and services that will assist them in their daily lives. The Direct Support Professional program was begun as a collaborative effort between the technical colleges and the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities. The program was piloted in several communities and has just expanded to include Savannah. ...
Georgia Southern University had an economic impact of more than $719 million on the region during the recently completed fiscal year.
Back to school rituals and getting children prepared for the school year provides a good time for the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health to remind parents that children's eyes need to be examined regularly.
What is EBIS? Students at Bryan County Middle School will answer this question stating that EBIS stands for Everyone Behaves In School. EBIS actually stands for Effective Behavioral and Instructional Support. EBIS is a school-wide researched based disciplinary approach used to promote desired behaviors through positive reinforcement. During the summer of 2005, BCMS sent a ten-member team to be trained on EBIS. This team became the EBIS Committee for ...
Seven of the nine Bryan County Schools achieved Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for the 2007-2008 school year. AYP is based on student performance on the CRCT and student attendance for grades 1-8 schools and the high school graduation tests in English/language arts and mathematics and graduation rates for 9-12 schools.
More than 1.7 million children are heading back to public and private schools across the state this month, and safety will be high in the agenda.
Georgia Southern University will enter its second century of service with what is expected to be the largest enrollment in the history of the institution. President Bruce Grube made the announcement during his ninth annual State of the University Address, which was part of the Fall Convocation Ceremony held on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 8, in the Performing Arts Center.
BCHS Principal Harold Roach said the first day of the new school year went off without a hitch, other than the intercom system being down. "If that's the worst thing, then we're fine," he said. In place of an intercom, Roach walked the halls with a bullhorn, much to the delight of the students, he said.
Statesboro native Joe McGlamery believes in Statesboro and its people. He recognizes the difference Georgia Southern University has made for his community, so this year he will serve as the 34th chairman of "A Day For Southern."
The first day of school truly beacons each of us to a new beginning. Students, parents, and teachers alike often experience that flutter of apprehension that accompanies a brand new school year.
New students New students registering with the Bryan County School System are urged to register as soon as possible. Registration has ended for Lanier Primary, Bryan County Middle and Bryan County High. Remaining registration dates and times are listed below. Parents are required to have listed paperwork when registering. - Richmond Hill Primary (grades K-1) registration runs through Aug. 9. Time: 8:30-11:30 a.m. - Richmond Hill Elementary (grades 2-3) ...
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.