George Washington Carver Elementary School in Richmond Hill was abuzz Friday morning as finalists from three county schools competed in the 2011 Bryan County School System Spelling Bee.
Richmond Hill seniors got some sweet treats Friday morning from George Washington Carver Elementary School students for Valentine's Day, which is Monday.
Despite the rain Saturday morning, which forced cancellation of horse rides and a few other outdoor activities, Lanier Primary School's Winter Festival drew several hundred students, family members and faculty who filled the cafeteria and multi-purpose room.
ATLANTA - State monitors helped reduce the number of wrong answers that were erased and replaced on standardized tests in Georgia school districts after reports of possible cheating sparked widespread public concern, according to a review of 2010 test results announced Wednesday.
Russell William Lawless of Richmond Hill was named to the fall 2010 dean's list at Clayton State University.
The following students at Bryan County High School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year:
If there were senior superlatives in George Washington Carver Elementary School, fourth-grade teacher Jennsey McGee would surely win in the "best all-around category," according to Crystal Morales, principal of the school in Richmond Hill.
Georgia families soon may have the option of forcing school districts to adopt drastic reforms to turn around troubled schools.
The forecast might be calling for rain this weekend, but that's not going to stop Lanier Primary School from hosting its annual Winter Festival on Saturday.
Applications are being taken for the Rita Ackerman Scholarship. The scholarship was created specifically to be awarded to the spouse of any enlisted service member, either active duty or retired.
The "River of Words" display, a moving artwork and poetry exhibit featuring the work of K-12 Georgia students, is on display at the Richmond Hill Public Library until Saturday. The annual exhibit will move to different libraries throughout the state and features nature-themed artwork and poetry.
ATLANTA - Forced to trim spending, Georgia's state government may lease 3 percent less land for its public hunting and fishing grounds and charge new fees on those who visit them, the state's newly appointed natural resources chief said this week.
The Richmond Hill High School Competition/Football Cheerleaders held their annual awards banquet Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
The following students at George Washington Carver Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year:
The Bryan County Elementary School announced its Teacher of the Year and Para-educator of the Year last week.
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.
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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