Live Oak Public Libraries are accepting entries for the 2010 Young Writers Contest. Entry deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 20. The contest is open to children in grades kindergarten through college. Students are asked to write a poem using five words selected from the books of the authors and illustrators in this year's Savannah Children's Book Festival. The festival is set for Nov. 13 at Forsyth Park. For complete details and prizes, visit www.liveoakpl.org
Students from Chris Flake's fifth-grade math class at G.W. Carver Elementary School participated in a learning task to help them determine how to collect, organize and display data using the most appropriate graph. Students visited other fifth-grade classrooms and conducted a survey. Then they returned to their class to organize the data by creating a tally table and frequency chart. The students then created graphs to display their data.
It's that time of year again. Monday started homecoming week at both Bryan County High School and Richmond Hill High School. That means parades, homecoming queens and, yes, football.
ATLANTA - Offering big bonuses to teachers failed to raise students' test scores in a three-year study released Tuesday that calls into question the Obama administration's push for merit pay to improve education.
Bryan County Elementary School held it's first Lunch and Learn with parents recently.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College and the city of Riceboro are partnering to bring adult education/GED classes to area residents beginning this fall at the Riceboro Youth Center on Highway 17.
Lanier Primary School, in conjunction with Oral Health America: National Sealant Alliance and the Georgia Oral Health Prevention Program, will provide preventive dental procedures for eligible children attending the school.
The largest and most diverse group of graduating seniors in Georgia's history took the SAT this year. The SAT participation rate for the Georgia class of 2010 - 74 percent - was among the top 10 in the nation. Of the state's 2010 college-bound seniors who took the SAT, 44.6 percent were minority students, up from 35 percent in 2005 and 30.4 percent in 2000. In addition, 37.9 percent of the state's SAT takers indicated that they are first-generation college attendees.
ATLANTA - Georgia will kick off its annual statewide Red Ribbon campaign at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Centennial Olympic Park. Last year, the event drew more than 500 students from across the state. The campaign signals the start of red ribbon activities in schools throughout the state Oct. 23-30.
Dr. Linda M. Bleicken officially will be inaugurated as Armstrong Atlantic State University's seventh president at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, in the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium. The date has a special significance for the institution, as it marked the first day of classes at the historic Armstrong House in 1935.
Multiple deployments and frequent school transitions are just a few of the issues on Marilee Fitzgerald's plate this school year.
ALBANY - Darton State College's Nursing Division held its traditional nurse-pinning ceremony to honor recent graduates Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Cavalier Arena.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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