Education

  Georgia Southern University holding forum to discuss president search

A forum will be held at Georgia Southern University Thursday night to discuss the search for the university’s next president.

  Students from Albany re-locate to Georgia Southern following Hurricane Michael

Albany suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Micheal caused people to be without power, homes, and even schools. Georgia Southern opened their doors to students from Albany State University that were living in some of the residence halls.

SCAD application for zoning change moves forward, with changes

SCAD zoning change application moves forward on property slated for new dorms, parking garage.

LIST: School status in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry after Michael

Many schools in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry will cancel classes and events this week as Tropical Storm Michael threatens to bring tropical conditions to our area.

Beaufort County BOE seeks parent feedback concerning make-up days

The Beaufort County Board of Education is seeking parent feedback on what days students should make up.

Scooter rentals available on Georgia Southern’s campus

Georgia Southern may be True Blue, but you see bright green all over campus as students now have another choice for transportation.

Building evacuated on Georgia Southern campus due to fire

A building on Georgia Southern University’s campus has been evacuated due to a fire, Thursday night.

GA Superintendent of Schools weighs in as 3 area schools under the radar of accreditation agency

Georgia’s Superintendent of Schools Richard Woods is weighing in for the first time about three school systems in the Coastal Empire that have been on the radar of the accrediting agency, AdvancEd.

Bulloch County students tour manufacturing plant

Some middle schoolers in Bulloch County got a glimpse into jobs and places they might want to work one day.

SCCPSS Board approves multi-million dollar loan to pay employees

Savannah-Chatham County School District employees will get paid on Oct. 15, but not without the district taking out a multi-million dollar loan. Some board members call it irresponsible accounting.

SCCPSS grant money to go toward school security

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools' police force is getting a financial boost from the U.S. Department of Justice.

  SCAD welcomes feedback for proposed dorm housing 700 students

Savannah College of Art and Design will give the community the opportunity to hear more about their new dorm proposal on Victory Drive, which is expected to house close to 700 students.

Turnaround effort underway for 5 Savannah-Chatham County schools

Five schools in Savannah-Chatham County are partnering with the state of Georgia to improve overall performance.

SCCPSS discusses unstructured break time

For several months, Savannah-Chatham County Public School leaders have looked at possible changes to the unstructured break time policy.

SCCPSS updates priorities, Code of Ethics

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School Board is working to make improvements as they continue to remain under the microscope of the accrediting agency, AdvancEd.

Millions of federal dollars coming to make Georgia and South Carolina schools safer

Two local school districts are getting a big boost to their school safety funds.

Beaufort County Schools have not yet decided make-up days

Beaufort County parents will have to wait a little longer to find out school make-up days.

SCAD to meet with community ahead of rezoning hearing

Next Tuesday, the Metropolitan Planning Commission will decide whether or not to allow a stretch of West Victory Drive between Montgomery Street and Barnard to be rezoned.

SCCPSS gets grant to help improve FAFSA completion

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools announced Monday that the city has secured a grant from the National College Access Network.

St. James Catholic School receives 2018 National Blue Ribbon Award

Saint James Catholic School received the 2018 National Blue Ribbon Award on Monday for their academic excellence.

Twin students in Beaufort County hospitalized after bus fight

Twin students in Beaufort County hospitalized after a bus fight.

Good News: Beaufort County School District announces Teacher of the Year

The Beaufort County School District announced its 2018-2019 District Teacher of the Year Friday morning.

SCAD requests rezoning for new dorm on Victory Drive

It looks as though Savannah College of Art and Design is expanding and wants to build a new dorm that could house up to 700 students.

SCCPSS suffering bus driver shortage

Chatham County is trying to fill about 40 more positions for their bus transportation.

Liberty Co. Elementary holding 7th Annual STEM Discovery Night

The Liberty County School System is hosting its 7th Annual STEM Discovery Night at Liberty Elementary School on Thursday.

Beaufort County Schools helping with Florence recovery

Hurricane Florence battered down on parts of the Carolinas, and many people have stepped up to help, including those at schools in the Lowcountry.

New Hampstead football players read to kids

Football players at New Hampstead High School are passing along what they’ve learned off the field to younger generations.

Task Force aims to improve safety in SCCPSS

Savannah Chatham County Public Schools are rewriting their crisis plans and running extra drills.

Search for permanent Beaufort County Schools superintendent continues

One Beaufort town hall meeting previously canceled due to Hurricane Florence was made up Monday night.

Dean of students leaves Georgia Southern

A beloved Georgia Southern University dean left campus on Friday for a bigger role at a smaller school.

United Way of the Coastal Empire giving out school supplies

Pallets full of school supplies were unloaded at Savannah-Chatham County Schools on Friday.

  Search for Beaufort County Schools superintendent continues

A committee appointed by the Beaufort County School Board met Thursday afternoon to keep the search for superintendent on track.

Beaufort High School students participate in enterprise design class

Students and future investors in the Lowcountry are getting the chance to put their skills to the test.

GA lawmakers considering pushing back school start dates

Georgia lawmakers are looking to push back-to-school start dates, mandating all public schools start closer to Labor Day.

Beach High School updates community on new auditorium

Beach High Scool held a meeting Wednesday night to update the community on the new auditorium.

School system considers rezoning to handle population boom in Bluffton

Some Beaufort County students may be attending new schools next year.

SCCPSS creates School Safety Task Force

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools set out to get some fresh perspective on the overall safety and security of their schools.

Top Teacher: Heather Moore

Music teacher Heather Moore is trying to get her 1st graders at Jacob G. Smith Elementary in Savannah on the same beat.

Savannah Tech creates truck driving range on Liberty Co. campus

More business on our waterways and railways also means there is an increased need for trucks to haul goods.

SCCPSS seeking public input to improve new School Safety Taskforce

Throughout September, the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System is asking for your help on how improve student safety.

‘It looks like they’re in jail’: TX students in detention wear orange shirts, clean windows

The superintendent stopped the practice, saying staff didn’t get it approved by the district, and students will return to serving detention in a classroom setting.