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Locals earn academic, military honors

Stephanie Darieng was named to the honor roll for her eighth-grade year at Richmond Hill Middle School.

Her name was mistakenly left out of the list of honor roll students submitted by the school.

June 23, 2010 | Staff reports | Education


Work at Black Creek School on again?

The Bryan County Board of Education's on-again, off-again effort to fix up the old Black Creek School for use as a central office is apparently on again.

June 21, 2010 | By Jeff Whitten Staff writer | Education


State, local student improve test scores

The results of the Georgia High School Graduation Tests show Liberty County's 11th-graders performed above average in all core curriculum areas, though slightly below the state's reported average.

June 21, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Savanah Tech graduates more than 200

SAVANNAH - More than 200 students marched last Tuesday in Savannah Technical College's 2010 spring commencement ceremony in the Johnny Mercer Theatre. Graduates included those receiving associate degrees, professional diplomas, technical certificates of credits and General Education diplomas. More than 900 students earned credentials since the December 2009 graduation.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Georgia 'Racing to the Top' a second time

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced recently that Georgia has submitted its application to the U.S. Department of Education for the second round of federal "Race to the Top" grants. As part of its phase two application, Georgia added three school districts, Dade, Peach and Pulaski, to the 23 districts that applied in the first round. The three new districts were chosen to align federal School Improvement Grants with Race to the Top. The state stands to receive up to $400 million over four years to implement its plan if selected.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Local student on Berry's honor list

Kylie Berry, a freshman at Berry College has been named to the spring 2010 dean's list, according to Dr. Katherine M. Whatley, provost.

June 14, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Colleges work to help students succeed

Gone are the days when students were classified as "college material" by nothing more than a passing glance at their high school academic records. These days, area colleges and universities are helping potential attendees get that extra boost in order to succeed in higher education through provisional, incentive and preparatory programs.

June 11, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Special to the News | Education


Bryan County's UGA graduates

The following students from Bryan County graduated from the University of Georgia on May 8:

June 09, 2010 | | Education


Honor rolls: Richmond Hill HS

Richmond Hill High School honor roll, fourth nine weeks.

June 07, 2010 | | Education


Honor roll: Bryan County MS

Bryan County Middle School honor roll for the fourth nine weeks.

June 07, 2010 | | Education


Honor roll: Bryan County HS

Bryan County High School principal's honor roll and honor roll for the fourth nine week.s

June 07, 2010 | | Education


Students write about being mayor

Recently, sixth-graders at Bryan County Middle School participated in the "If I Were Mayor" essay writing contest hosted by the Georgia Municipal Association. As a reward for all their hard work, the mayor provided all the sixth-graders with a pizza party. In addition, the mayor recognized the three top essay winners selected and presented them with a gift certificate from a local businesses downtown.

June 07, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


NGC honors local student

North Georgia College and State University graduated 676 students, including 93 graduate students, during four ceremonies held April 30-May 2 at the university's Memorial Hall Gymnasium in Dahlonega.

June 07, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


States to set uniform standards for teachers

SUWANEE - By third grade, students should know how to write a complex sentence and add fractions, no matter if they live in Georgia or California.

Eighth-graders should understand the Pythagorean theorem. And by high school graduation, all U.S. students should be ready for college or a career.

June 03, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Rep. Barrow addresses BPC graduates

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College had commencement ceremonies for the class of 2010 on May 15 on the Mount Vernon campus.

June 02, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


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BCHS students take part in SeaPerch

Students in Inga Cashon's engineering-concepts class and in Ginnie Sherrod's Science Club at Bryan County High School have been involved with the SeaPerch program throughout this month.

November 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Teacher earns Georgia Power grant

ATLANTA - Richmond Hill Elementary School teacher Jennifer Cox is among the recipients of Georgia Power's annual New Teacher Assistance Grants, the company announced this week.

November 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Fourth graders tour Fort King George

Almost 400 fourth-graders from George Washington Carver Elementary School ventured back in time last Friday when they went to Fort King George in Darien on a field trip. Organized by Marcy Newberry, students heard presentations on cannon firing, the Guale Indians, weaving cloth and early medical techniques. Many of the students are studying Colonial history, and the trip reinforced what they learned in the classroom.

November 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


ASU president appointed to national board

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University President Linda M. Bleicken was appointed to the board of directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities during the organization's annual meeting Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C.

November 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Murray Elementary dedicated on post

Fort Stewart's Murray Elementary School was dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 14.

November 19, 2014 | By Kaytrina Curtis Fort Stewart Public Affairs | Education


SavTech culinary arts earn honors

Savannah Technical College culinary-arts instructor Zeb Berry and five STC students earned four gold and three silver medals at the American Culinary Federation Tampa Bay Competition on Nov. 1.

November 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


ASU No. 12 on list of schools for vets

SAVANNAH - Military Times honored Armstrong State University on Tuesday by ranking the institution No. 12 among four-year schools on its "Best for Vets: Colleges 2015" list.

November 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Heads shaved for a good cause

Richmond Hill High School Assistant Principals Mickey Bayens and Bivens Miller got their heads shaved Friday at Wildcats Stadium after the school raised more than $10,000 to give to United Way of the Coastal Empire. The money was raised by faculty, staff and students. Bayens said the two promised to have it done if the goal was reached. Lou Gambill and Sherry Vick did the honors while students cheered. "It's about giving back," Bayens said.

November 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


RH student is ABAC ambassador

TIFTON - Emily Johnson of Richmond Hill has been selected to participate in the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's Ambassadors program.

November 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


BCHS marks Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week activities last week at Bryan County Middle and High schools ranged from essay and poster contests to safety demonstrations.

November 07, 2014 | | Education


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