Sara Brown of Richmond Hill was recently nominated for the Georgia Occupational Leadership Award, a statewide program of the Technical College System of Georgia that honors excellence in academics and leadership. Brown is in her first year of the two-year wildlife and plantation management degree program at Ogeechee Technical College.
Georgia Historical Society's guest speaker Sequoia recently addressed students at G.W. Carver Elementary School.
Bryan County school board members have started talking about a policy to limit interaction between teachers and students through text messaging and social media such as Facebook.
After much deliberation, the Liberty College and Career Academy location off Airport Road was officially deemed ready for construction during a Friday afternoon special luncheon.
Liberty County and state officials broke ground Friday on the new education facility that will allow students to earn technical college credit while still in high school.
Richmond Hill Middle School has had a lot of activity in recent weeks.
ATLANTA - Senate Democrats are concerned that a proposal to cut the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship and prekindergarten program is moving too quickly through the Legislature.
ATLANTA - A plan to scale back Georgia's free, full-day pre-kindergarten program - the first of its kind in the United States - to a half-day has teachers fearing shrunken paychecks and working parents scrambling to find day care for their 4-year-olds.
Three educators at Richmond Hill Primary School were pleasantly surprised earlier this week when they were given top accolades by their peers.
As they take the first steps toward a new budget, Bryan County Schools officials find they have more money than expected for the current fiscal year but greater uncertainties about next year.
A private Christian school in Richmond Hill has seen its enrollment drastically increase this year, and is gearing up for its 10th anniversary, scheduled for next month.
The National Society of High School Scholars announced recently that Veritas Academy sophomore Mark Taylor of Richmond Hill has been selected for membership based upon his academic achievement.
Above, G.W. Carver Elementary students recently showed off projects for "Nip it in the Butt," a recent program that warned students about the dangers of tobacco use.
Alida Kerbage of Lebanon was recently named a Georgia Rotary Student and is being sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Richmond Hill, Savannah Sunrise, Hinesville and Skidaway Island during her year of study at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Kerbage was incorrectly identified as a Richmond Hill High School student in the Feb. 23 edition of the News.
The following students were named to the dean's list of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, for the 2010 fall semester.
ATLANTA - Richmond Hill Elementary School teacher Jennifer Cox is among the recipients of Georgia Power's annual New Teacher Assistance Grants, the company announced this week.
Almost 400 fourth-graders from George Washington Carver Elementary School ventured back in time last Friday when they went to Fort King George in Darien on a field trip. Organized by Marcy Newberry, students heard presentations on cannon firing, the Guale Indians, weaving cloth and early medical techniques. Many of the students are studying Colonial history, and the trip reinforced what they learned in the classroom.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University President Linda M. Bleicken was appointed to the board of directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities during the organization's annual meeting Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C.
Fort Stewart's Murray Elementary School was dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 14.
Savannah Technical College culinary-arts instructor Zeb Berry and five STC students earned four gold and three silver medals at the American Culinary Federation Tampa Bay Competition on Nov. 1.
SAVANNAH - Military Times honored Armstrong State University on Tuesday by ranking the institution No. 12 among four-year schools on its "Best for Vets: Colleges 2015" list.
Richmond Hill High School Assistant Principals Mickey Bayens and Bivens Miller got their heads shaved Friday at Wildcats Stadium after the school raised more than $10,000 to give to United Way of the Coastal Empire. The money was raised by faculty, staff and students. Bayens said the two promised to have it done if the goal was reached. Lou Gambill and Sherry Vick did the honors while students cheered. "It's about giving back," Bayens said.
TIFTON - Emily Johnson of Richmond Hill has been selected to participate in the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's Ambassadors program.
Red Ribbon Week activities last week at Bryan County Middle and High schools ranged from essay and poster contests to safety demonstrations.
Three fifth-graders from Bryan County Elementary entered 4-H projects and won ribbons at the recent Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair in Statesboro. Aleia Hilliard entered her project titled "What Do you Do with Decimals?" and claimed second place. Catalina Temple's project, "Upcycling Fashion," also won second place. Gracie Edwards earned first place for her project, "Saving Coral Reefs."
The four-year graduation rate for Bryan County Schools high schools improved to 80.9 percent in 2014, according to data released by the Georgia Department of Education.
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