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.
MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College had commencement ceremonies for the class of 2010 on May 15 on the Mount Vernon campus.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue recently signed into law Senate Bill 84, landmark school board governance legislation.
University of Georgia senior Josh Stanfield was recently won a senate seat in the UGA Student Government Association. Stanfield, the son of Jimmy and Sheri Stanfield of Pembroke, is a 2007 graduate of Bryan County High School. At BCHS, Stanfield was salutatorian, captain of the tennis team and president of the Beta Club. He is majoring in political science at UGA.
I can honestly say that this year can be summed up in one simple word. It wasn't amazing, nor was it wonderful, not sad, or terrible, though it probably was all those things one time or another. No, my year has been very interesting. Now it is finally drawing to a close, and looking back on everything that's happened I am amazed at how the time flew by.
Saturday will be a proud day for many a mom and dad – and grandparents and probably even a host of other relatives. The high school seniors of Bryan County will walk across a stage to receive their diplomas.
The Carver Elementary Reading Olympics was held Friday. Students competed by providing the title and author to questions about books they had read.
Bryan County Elementary School presented books to the members of the board of education at the April board meeting. The board members donated the books back to the school media center.
The Richmond Hill High School bands performed their spring concert May 4 under the pavilion at J.F. Gregory Park to a large audience who attended in spite of the evening's menacing conditions.
Elementary school students from Savannah Christian Preparatory School have earned national recognition for their "Help Haiti" project.
ATLANTA - Georgia college students will pay up to $1,000 more in tuition in the coming school year under hikes passed by the state Board of Regents on Tuesday, a move that comes amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.
The tuition increases for the state's 35 public colleges and universities hit hardest at research universities: Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. Many students will pay $3,535 per semester, a 16 percent increase over last fall.
ATLANTA - Georgia college students likely will find out Tuesday how much more they'll have to shell out for tuition this fall.
The Georgia Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on tuition hikes for the state's 35 public colleges and universities. The vote comes after lawmakers cut hundreds of millions from higher education coffers to help balance the books amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.
Bryan County Middle School held its annual Career Day on Wednesday, and a number of folks in occupations ranging from soldiers to nurses to mayors came to give students a look at what they do.
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:
State School Superintendent-elect Richard Woods is accepting applications for the 2015 Student Advisory Council.
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