SAVANNAH - Early indicators suggest Savannah State University's enrollment for the 2010-11 academic year will exceed last fall's 3,800 enrolled students.
In Bryan County it's been a tradition of sorts to begin school on Friday.
The school year officially began today, but Bryan County Schools got off to a busy start on Monday and Tuedsay with open houses at each of the county's nine schools.
Georgia has been named one of 19 finalists for the second round of federal Race to the Top grants. If the state is named a recipient, it could be awarded up to $400 million over four years to implement the plan it submitted. Delaware and Tennessee were the final recipients of round one funding, in which 40 states and Washington, D.C., submitted applications. Georgia finished third.
This week marks the official start of the 2010-11 school year in Bryan County, and each school will be holding open houses in the days leading up to the sounding of the first bell Wednesday morning. Below are some dates and times worth mentioning again.
Army spouse and mother of three Brigitte Spence took advantage of the Education & Community Information Fair on Wednesday at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart.
Each grade level from both ends of the county supplied the curriculum resource teachers with a suggested supply list. The curriculum resource teachers compared and compiled a final list for each grade level:
July 29, 30, August 2, 3, 2010 – Pre-planning for Staff
The Bryan County dress code applies to all students while on any school system property, on any school bus, or during any school-sponsored activity or event, wherever located. The dress code will be enforced in a uniform manner throughout the system.
Two high school students from Bryan County joined more than 150 others from across the state in the 49th annual Natural Resources Conservation Workshop held June 13-17 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.
The following dates have been announced by the school principals for the Open Houseactivities for school year 2010-2011.
ATLANTA - A 22 percent jump in the number of students attending the state's technical colleges has set a new annual enrollment record for the Technical College System of Georgia. The system's 26 colleges enrolled 190,842 students in fiscal year 2010, which ended June 30. The total smashes the previous record-high enrollment set in 2009 by more than 34,000 students.
After failing to meet federally imposed graduation rates for the second straight year, Bryan County High School will offer students the option of transferring to Richmond Hill High School.
Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) has appointed J. Scott Joyner as vice president for advancement effective July 1.
Max Makhinson was named Junior Rotarian for the Month of September by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.
Mrs. Pam Walker's fourth grade class at Carver Elementary used supplies sent in by parents to complete an Earthquake-Simulation project. Students learned how engineering, stability, and gravity are related to natural disasters as they built their multi-story structures. Students then recorded the effects of a simulated earthquake on their structure.
Unfilled teaching jobs in Arizona are at a crisis level, AZ Central reports. There are over 527 job openings, resulting in crowded classrooms. One Phoenix-area district alone had 63 openings.
Bryan County Elementary school students enjoy their new connections classes by becoming detectives in a Math Scene Investigation. In the Math Lab class, Katelyn Finnegan encourages them to investigate and find clues to a math mystery. As they walk around the room to find and solve math clues, it is easy to see that the new connection classes are a big hit.
Georgia Southern University is gearing up for its second annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) festival from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive in Statesboro, according to georgiasouthern.edu.
Mrs. Walker's fourth grade students at Carver Elementary recently became "Meteorologists of the Day."
Army Command Sergeant Major Cameron Porter talked to more than 110 Bryan County High School JROTC students during an assembly last week. The career public affairs officer, assigned to the Armed Forces Network Command in Europe, talked to the junior cadets about what a positive influence the Army and military could play in their lives. He encouraged them to consider a career in the military when making the plans.
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