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Hall wins Rotary award

Richmond Hill High School senior Lauren Hall (pictured with Rotary President Robbie King) is the junior Rotarian of the month for March. She currently has a 3.96 GPA and ranks sixth in her class. She plans to go to Georgia College and State in the fall, majoring in broadcasting. She plays varsity soccer and cross country and is the social chair for the National Honor Society, among numerous other involvements. RHHS Guidance Counselor Tommy Swinford said the senior class has received $3.3 million in scholarship offers so far this year.

April 13, 2008 | Jessica Holthaus | Education


Cat's Eye View

Graduation tests: One of the biggest events for RHHS seniors is just around the corner

April 13, 2008 | Stephen Hundley Bryan County News | Education


School system preparing for 2009 fiscal year

The Bryan County School System has completed almost eight months of the current fiscal year. Unlike the city and county governments, the school system operates on a state fiscal year basis that runs July 1 through June 30. During the first seven months of the fiscal year, the school system has expended 58 percent of the budgeted expenditures and collected about 66 percent of the budgeted revenues.

April 10, 2008 | | Education


Students participate in model UN

Victoria Wood echoed Poland's plea for protection of fragile global ecosystems, Sarah Graham espoused the Russian Federation's commitment to prevent monopolies extending beyond the confines of the globe into space and Devin Knight highlighted the plight of developing nations, seeking assistance for Niger in attaining technological parody and security in the global communication network – hefty issues for mankind, let alone middle school students.

April 03, 2008 | | Education


Excelling at special education

The State of Georgia is monitored by the federal government on indicators of student performance through No Child Left Behind. Special Education is also monitored by annually reporting various data to the Department of Education in Atlanta, which compiles and forwards it to Washington, D.C. For special education, there are 16 performance indicators, divided into four goals. Those goals are 1) Improve post-school outcomes for students with disabilities, 2) Improve services for young children (ages 3-5) with disabilities, 3) Improve the provision of a free appropriate public education to students with disabilities, and 4) Improve compliance with state and ...

April 03, 2008 | | Education


BCMS students celebrate good behavior

Last week, several hundred students at Bryan County Middle School celebrated their good behavior with a sunny afternoon break and the opportunity to purchase tasty treats.

April 03, 2008 | by Mindy Boyette | Education


BCHS takes the region championship during Literary Meet

The GHSA A Region III Literary Competition was Friday, March 7, at Southeast Technical College in Vidalia.

March 30, 2008 | | Education


Cat's Eye View

Up close and personal with one Literary Team member

March 30, 2008 | by Stephen Hundley | Education


The other standards

Students participate in a wide variety of activities throughout the school year most of which are related to the academic subjects including math, language arts, science and social studies. Some may not realize that special school-wide activities which may be viewed as "fun" activities for students are meeting academic guidelines and state standards as well.

March 27, 2008 | | Education


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


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Students control game with code only

Some Carver Elementary students celebrated Computer Science Education week last Friday by participating in the "Hour of Code," a nation-wide campaign to generate interest in computer science and programming.

December 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


RHHS chorus delivers concert

The room darkened and stage lights shined on the chorus students as they carefully moved into place and prepared to sing during last Friday's Richmond Hill High School annual Holiday Concert.

December 18, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Education


SavTech may be tech school of year

ATLANTA - The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia has selected Lanier Technical College in Oakwood as this year's recipient of their Perdue Award for the TCSG Technical College of the Year.

December 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


BCES campaign benefits United Way

The Bryan County Elementary School Student Council participated in the 2014 United Way Campaign to help raise funds for those in need. These students collected over 900 food items for the Thanksgiving food drive to help the United Way provide Thanksgiving dinners in our community. Student Council representatives also placed recycled milk jugs in all classrooms to encourage everyone to donate their change, as well as having a community lemonade stand managed by Helen Gaddis, Stacy Callahan and Taylor Flemming. These efforts resulted in $586.41 being raised for the United Way and helped the school to surpass its goal ...

December 05, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


BCHS students take part in SeaPerch

Students in Inga Cashon's engineering-concepts class and in Ginnie Sherrod's Science Club at Bryan County High School have been involved with the SeaPerch program throughout this month.

November 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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