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Richmond Hill High School JROTC earns spot in state competition

The Richmond Hill High School JROTC has earned the right to compete at the state competition for its drill team and color guard.

March 27, 2008 | by Ross Blair | Education


Odyssey of the Mind heads to state competition

The Richmond Hill High School's Odyssey of the Mind participants will be going on to the state tournament next month, after all four teams qualified during the regional competition in Savannah on March 1.

March 23, 2008 | Jessica Holthaus | Education


RHHS sophomores get real life lesson on the Holocaust

RHHS 10th graders were granted a once in a lifetime experience when Holocaust survivors Chaim Melamed and Vera Hoffman visited with a small group of students last Tuesday. Chaim and Vera spoke with students on everything from the time before the war, to the concentration camps, to their eventual liberation. Throughout their talk Mr. Melamed brought up several times that there was simply not enough time to truly explain everything. He explained that he could easily talk for 10 hours just explaining his personal story. He kept saying that he didn't know where to begin, as there was just ...

March 23, 2008 | by Stephen Hundley | Education


BCES names best teacher, paraprofessional

Each year, the faculty and staff recognize a teacher and paraprofessional who have shown outstanding dedication to the school, students, and other faculty and staff.

March 20, 2008 | | Education


Volunteers at RHPS get high marks

The parent and community members of the Richmond Hill Primary School PTSO volunteer group are the envy of several of Georgia's top performing elementary school administrators. Visiting RHPS for the purpose of completing a five year Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) evaluation, the team of two Georgia principals, two teachers, and an Assistant Superintendent were quick to compliment the group.

March 20, 2008 | | Education


Cat's Eye View

Richmond Hill grapplers make history

March 16, 2008 | by Stephen Hundley for the Bryan County News | Education


Volunteer McCann named a state finalist

A Richmond Hill High School senior has been nominated as one of six distinguished state finalists for her volunteer efforts by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

March 13, 2008 | by Jessica Holthaus Bryan County News | Education


Clark makes a ‘remarkable’ contribution

Bryan County High School student William Anthony Clark, 16, of Pembroke has been recognized with a President's Volunteer Service Award for his exemplary volunteer service in Bryan County.

March 13, 2008 | by Jessica Holthaus Bryan County News | Education


Cat's Eye View

Proud to be an American

March 13, 2008 | by Stephen Hundley for the Bryan County News | Education


A school and home connection

The Bryan County School District offers a web-based home-to-school collaboration tool entitled ParentCONNECTxp. This program allows parents/guardians a way to keep track of your child's academic progress-online. If registered, parents can visit the password-protected site to view a range of useful information including up-to-date information on your child's grades, attendance/tardiness, homework assignments, discipline, and course assignments.

March 13, 2008 | | Education


A look at North Bryan's students

Here are just a few photos of some youth organizations/students in North Bryan. Flip through the photos to see what the local kids in your community are up to.

March 13, 2008 | | Education


Baker named RHHS and county STAR student; Nardella tabbed STAR teacher

Matthew Foster Baker, a high school senior, has been named 2008 STAR Student for Richmond Hill High School and System Star Student for Bryan County.

March 09, 2008 | | Education


Explaining AYP

Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) is one of the cornerstones of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

March 06, 2008 | | Education


Brewer named to state commission

Bryan County Schools Superintendent Dr. Sallie Brewer has been named to the Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism. She was appointed by the State Bar of Georgia.

March 06, 2008 | By Jessica Holthaus Bryan County News | Education


Teacher bringing Holocaust survivors to RHHS

On Tuesday, March 4 RHHS will have the honor of having Holocaust survivors Chaim Mealmed and Vera Hoffman speak for a select group of less than 90 10th graders. Mr. Mealmed, who lived in Jewish ghettos for three years and several concentration camps for one and a half years, and Mrs. Hoffman, who spent a year and a half in mixed concentration camps as well, will speak to students about what it was like to live through the terrors of the Holocaust and the turbulent era of World War II as a whole. I spoke with Mrs. Robin Thompson, who ...

March 02, 2008 | By Stephen Hundley for the Bryan County News | Education


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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


Bryan Ele. kicks off school year with a twist and shout

Bryan County Elementary School kicked off the 2014-2015 school year with a twist and a shout!

August 19, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Education


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