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'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


Honor Roll

Additions to Bryan County High School honor roll, fourth nine weeks.

July 03, 2008 | | Education


Sports equity

In March of 2000, the Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 1308, known as the "Equity in Sports Act". This bill enacted a state law modeled in part after the federal law entitled "Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972". Title IX is a civil rights statute that prohibits discrimination based on gender.

June 26, 2008 | Billy McGrath | Education


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Talent show helps fund choir trip

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.

January 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Armstrong launches science series

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.

January 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Students earn slots on deans' lists

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.

January 22, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Chess in schools: bringing the classic mind game to life

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.

January 22, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Carver family night kicks off fundraiser

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.

January 22, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Education


Armstrong hires business, finance boss

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently hired Christopher Corrigan as the institution's new vice president for business and finance.

January 18, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Magazine ranks GSU business course

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.

January 17, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Virtual school has information sessions

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.

January 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Bryan Elementary School

Students at Bryan County Elementary School who made the honor roll during the recently ended nine weeks are:

January 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


State DoE seeks student advisors

State School Superintendent-elect Richard Woods is accepting applications for the 2015 Student Advisory Council.

January 07, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


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