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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


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


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Articles by Section - Education


Smartphone app anonymity causes concerns on college campuses

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering banning the popular app, Yik Yak, on the grounds that it promotes hateful speech, reported Education News.

March 01, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Montessori marks School Choice Week

Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool held a special event last month to celebrate National School Choice Week.

February 28, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Eight-grader wins county spelling bee

Richmond Hill Middle School eighth-grader Reagan Campbell was crowned the district's top speller last month at Bryan County Schools' system spelling bee at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary school.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


High school graduation rates jumping, but some groups still lag behind, data shows

American high school students are graduating at record levels, new numbers from the Department of Education reveal, and progress has been made closing the achievement gap among black and Latino youths. Last year, 81 percent of American high school students graduated, a record high.

February 26, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


College is not for everyone

Nicholas Wyman's parents pushed him to go to college, but all he wanted to do at the time was learn to cook.

February 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


American millennials rank low on global skills test

A recent study from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies found American young adults lagging behind their international peers in literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills, according to U.S. News & World Report.

February 24, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Fewer college students are taking foreign language courses, report shows

A new report from the Modern Language Association shows a dramatic decrease in the number of college students enrolled in foreign language classes.

February 23, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


As Common Core testing gears up, rebels move to opt out

While the numbers of rebels appear to be small, pockets of intense opposition to the new Common Core testing set to begin next month are percolating.

February 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Schools moving toward healthier fundraisers

"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at this

You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at the small words they use rather than the big ones, according to a massive study of college admission essays conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The rise of meditation on college campuses

Duke may have one of the best law schools in the country, but in recruiting new students, its promotional materials point out that Durham's bar scene has exploded in the past few years.

February 13, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Teacher bias discourages girls from STEM courses and careers, study shows

A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research sheds light on the reason women avoid science, technology, engineering and math.

February 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret Media Companies | Education


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