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Carver teacher graduates from PAGE

Pamela Walker, who teaches fourth grade at George Washington Carver Elementary School, recently completed graduation requirements for the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) Teacher Academy.

August 14, 2008 | Jessica Holthaus | Education


McGuthry competes for Top Young Scientist

The search for America's Top Young Scientist has been continuing this week.

August 14, 2008 | | Education


Are you enjoying your summer off?

'Are you enjoying your summer off?'

August 07, 2008 | | Education


Education Notes

Board of Education meeting

August 07, 2008 | | Education


Schools, Development Authority are partnering to make county work-ready

The Georgia economy depends on a highly technical and highly skilled labor force. The Georgia Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) curriculum has historically provided students with high quality educational opportunities that prepared them to enter the Georgia workforce. While CTAE has been successful, emerging technologies and evolving employer expectations to have a highly qualified, motivated and reliable workforce demand that Georgia strategically reengineer the CTAE programs to meet the demands of the 21st century.

July 31, 2008 | | Education


Education Notes

Seven graduate from Georgia

July 31, 2008 | | Education


Who runs the show?

If you are discussing schools, it is important to define what "runs the show" means. The board approves the rules (policy, student handbook), and the superintendent enforces what the board approves. The board deals with governance - setting policies and establishing a budget to provide resources. The superintendent is responsible for the day to day operation of the schools within the policies and rules approved by the board. It is the superintendent's responsibility to make recommendations to the board from several sources - community, parents, and staff. This division of powers is not a local decision. It is set forth in ...

July 24, 2008 | | Education


Pair of school board candidates attend GSBA, GPEE forum

Local school board candidates and state legislative candidates were all invited to an Education Policy Forum, held recently in Savannah.

July 24, 2008 | Jessica Holthaus | Education


Ferreira wins Ivey Beardslee Scholarship

Georgia Southern University has awarded the first Paul and Ivey Beardslee Scholarship to Joseph Ferreira, a 2008 graduate of Bryan County High School . Ferreira, the son of Richard and Katherine Ferreira, will begin pre-business studies at Georgia Southern in the fall 2008 semester.

July 17, 2008 | | Education


Reading help for kids

Parents of primary school age children often ask what they can do to help their children become better readers. You really don't need any special training or equipment to make a positive difference in your child's reading skills.

July 17, 2008 | | Education


New Carver Principal announced

Carver Elementary School's current Assistant Principal Crystal Morales will be the principal starting this fall. Board member Joe Pacenka thanked her for the job she's done, noting the board is "really looking forward to next year." The rest of the board members congratulated her and Morales said she appreciated all their support. Jodi Reagan will be transferring from her physical education teaching position at Richmond Hill High School to take over as assistant principal.

July 13, 2008 | | Education


Georgia's new math curriculum

In fall 2005, schools throughout Georgia began implementing a new mathematics curriculum, the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS), for mathematics.

July 10, 2008 | | Education


Scholarship winners recognized

Richmond Hill High School recent graduates Ben Botelho and Katrina McCann were this year's recipients of the Rotary Club Jay Gardner scholarship. Each will receive $1,000 per year for four years toward their college education. At Thursday's meeting, Jim Gardner, Jay's son, spoke about the scholarship. "Not only are you scholars, but you are also such great community volunteers, leaders and participants," he told Botelho and McCann. Gardner brought former scholarship recipient Ellen Cusimano to the meeting. "This scholarship has given me so many opportunities and I know it will continue to for current and future ...

July 06, 2008 | Jessica Holthaus | Education


Honor Roll

Richmond Hill Primary School perfect attendance

July 06, 2008 | | Education


Cat's Eye View

Teens facing tough time finding jobs

July 03, 2008 | Stephen Hundley | Education


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Bryan Elementary kids solve math mystery

Bryan County Elementary school students enjoy their new connections classes by becoming detectives in a Math Scene Investigation. In the Math Lab class, Katelyn Finnegan encourages them to investigate and find clues to a math mystery. As they walk around the room to find and solve math clues, it is easy to see that the new connection classes are a big hit.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


GSU festival focuses on sciences

Georgia Southern University is gearing up for its second annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) festival from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive in Statesboro, according to georgiasouthern.edu.

September 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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


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