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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


Wave the biggest flag

In the day and age we live in, war and the hardships that come with it are ever more visible. We, as a community, live extremely close to a military base meaning we, even more so than others, are affected by our country's current military engagements.

March 02, 2008 | By Stephen Hundley Cat's Eye View, Bryan County News | Education


RHMS names top teacher

Out of Richmond Hill Middle School's 35 nominees, Catherine Warren was recognized as Teacher of the Year on Thursday, Feb. 14.

March 02, 2008 | By Jessica Holthaus Bryan County News | Education


BCHS STAR student named

Howard Amelsberg, a senior, has been named 2008 PAGE STAR Student for Bryan County High School.

March 02, 2008 | Staff report | Education


Cat's Eye View Man on the street

February 24, 2008 | | Education


Cat's Eye View

Bye Bye Birdie is a good laugh

February 21, 2008 | by Stephen Hundley for the Bryan County News | Education


Thoughts on the schools’ special field day

Each year, I have the pleasure of watching a group of people who come together with a singular purpose for one very special day. The special day is Bryan County's annual Special Field Day.

February 14, 2008 | | Education


Family meals spell S-U-C-C-E-S-S

S = Smarter Children:

February 06, 2008 | | Education


School board weighs architectural options

The Bryan County School district may soon have a new architectural firm planning its endeavors, starting with the new Richmond Hill Middle School.

January 31, 2008 | By Jessica Holthaus Bryan County News | Education


Failure free reading

If you always do what you've always done, you always get what you've always got. That is the belief which has driven our thinking at Bryan County High School causing us to add the Failure Free computer-based reading program for the current school year.

January 30, 2008 | | Education


Cat's Eye View

Wildcat wrestlers host home match

January 29, 2008 | by Stephen Hundley for the Bryan County News | Education


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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


Educating Max: How a personalized education helped one gifted yet challenged student find his path

Driven and a bit eccentric, Max Nanis jumped straight to college after his junior year of high school in West Chester, Pennsylvania. "He said that high school didn't have any more to offer him," his mother, Beth, says.

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


China's vow to expand college education gets reality check

China’s education minister has vowed to ban university textbooks which promote “western values,” The Guardian reports, quoting state media, "in the latest sign of ideological tightening under President Xi Jinping."

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Where did your senator go to college?

How elite is your senator? Tyler Hakes at College Raptor has put together an infographic of alma maters in the U.S. Senate.

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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