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Camp Invention kicks off summer

Camp Invention, an educational summer day-camp program, is coming to Richmond Hill Middle School from Monday-Friday.

June 02, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Czech Republic student presents to Rotary Club

Iva Salomounova from the Czech Republic made a presentation to the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill at a recent weekly meeting. Salomounova reflected on her experiences in America as she prepared to return to Europe after spending a year at Atlantic Armstrong State University and staying with her host family from the Rotary Club. Salomounova has benefitted from the Georgia Rotary Student Program scholarship, to which the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill contributes around $5,000 every year.

June 02, 2014 | Staff Writer | Education


RHES class adopted by Faze II Ryderz

Cynthia Hatala's third-grade class at Richmond Hill Elementary was recently selected as the class to be adopted by Faze II Ryderz.

May 31, 2014 | Special to the news | Education


Big plans ahead for schools

Bryan County Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher spoke Thursday about the current state of the school system at the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's weekly meeting at the Richmond Hill City Center.

May 30, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter Bryan County News | Education


Modern-day bullying no stranger here

May 28, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


Grads bid farewell to RHHS

More than 360 Richmond Hill High School seniors walked across the graduation stage and accepted their diplomas Saturday at the Savannah State University Tiger Arena.

May 26, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter Bryan County News | Education


Pembroke natives inducted into honor society

BATON ROUGE, La. - Pembroke natives Wendy Futch and Jonathan Strickland recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

May 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS cadents finish strong

Nearly four dozen Richmond Hill High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets performed their last official Cadet Command requirement Saturday at the Fresh Air Home (FAH) in Tybee Island.

May 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Baby can win college savings plan

ATLANTA - Georgia's Path2College 529 Plan has kicked off its annual statewide Newborn Sweepstakes, in which one baby born this year in Georgia will receive $5,529 toward his or her college savings.

May 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Meet the valedictorians, salutatorians

One aspires to be a businesswoman, the other an engineer. There's a teacher and a social worker in the mix as well, and they're all high achievers who have won multiple scholarships and academic - and in some cases, athletic - awards.

May 22, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Big day ahead for graduates

A scholastic tradition with roots stretching back to at least the 15th century continues Saturday when the class of 2014 graduates from Bryan County's two high schools.

May 21, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Education


System to test out four-day work week

Bryan County Schools will test out a four-day work week for some of its employees in June.

May 20, 2014 | Jeff Whitten | Education


16 summer activities for kids

As school ends and the summer season arrives, keeping young bodies and brains engaged can be challenging.

May 18, 2014 | By Megan Gladwell FamilyShare | Education


Teachers aide earns scholarship

G.W. Carver Elementary School para-professional Karen Busteed recently won a scholarship from the Bryan Evans Retired Educators Association. Busteed is completing her degree in early elementary education. "The Bryan Evans REA appreciates and is proud of our excellent teachers," said Barbara Estes, president of the association. "Their work makes our schools outstanding."

May 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Elliott bound for Naval Academy

When it comes to goals, Richmond Hill High School senior Alexa Elliott has some advice for next year's incoming freshmen.

May 14, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Education


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Students tackle weather forecasting

Mrs. Walker's fourth grade students at Carver Elementary recently became "Meteorologists of the Day."

September 15, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Command sergeant major speaks at BCHS

Army Command Sergeant Major Cameron Porter talked to more than 110 Bryan County High School JROTC students during an assembly last week. The career public affairs officer, assigned to the Armed Forces Network Command in Europe, talked to the junior cadets about what a positive influence the Army and military could play in their lives. He encouraged them to consider a career in the military when making the plans.

September 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


State's online school has open seats

Georgia Connections Academy, a free public virtual charter school open to students from every county of the state, has openings for students in grades 9-12.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Literacy week in state Sept. 15-19

In acknowledgement of September as National Literacy Month and the United Nations' observance of International Literacy Day on Sept. 8, Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed Sept. 8 Literacy Action Day and Sept. 15-19 Literacy Action Week for Georgia.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Digital textbooks available free

Although the 2014-15 academic year now is in full swing, teachers, school leaders, parents and students still can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education's website.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Football is more than a game

High school football is about more than just the game on the field. It's a combination of sports and spectacle, pomp and pageantry. It's cheerleaders and marching band. It's friends tailgating, alumni decked out in school colors and freshmen showing they have school spirit. If you haven't been to a high school football game in a while, why not check one out Friday as both the Richmond Hill High School Wildcats and Bryan County High School Redskins are at home. The Wildcats play host to Johnson at 7:30 p.m. The Redskins take on visiting ...

September 03, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Demographics shifting in schools nationwide

For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.

August 28, 2014 | By Nicole Shepard Deseret News | Education


Contest promotes family-friendly schools

The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Governor: Programming should be core class

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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