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FPCA crowns queens at Winterfest

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's yearbook staff and student council hosted Winterfest on Dec. 11 to raise money for the school and student organizations. The event, which drew a large crowd, included concerts, festival games, crafts and vendors who traveled from as far as Albany and Atlanta to set up shop.

January 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Local students earn academic honors

COCHRAN - Middle Georgia College Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Mary Ellen Wilson recently announced that Lana Ruyack from Liberty County was named to the dean's list and honored for scholastic achievement during MGC's fall 2010 semester.

January 17, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Budgets bode ill for Georgia schools

ATLANTA - Schools across Georgia are bracing for another tough budget year as federal stimulus money dries up and state dollars remain scarce.

January 15, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


State schools boss warns of cuts

ATLANTA - Georgia's new schools superintendent warned that the state's public schools will "have to continue to do more with less."

January 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Schools sweep media festival

One hundred and seventy eight students were recognized for their accomplishments in the International Student Media Festival during the Liberty County Board of Education's Tuesday meeting. Parents, students and educators crowded into the meeting to watch the children receive their awards.

January 14, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


BI class cooks up winning combination

Students in Deborah Stevens' culinary arts II class at Bradwell Institute are masters in the kitchen. Mixing, chopping, sautéing and combining ingredients are second nature to this blended class of students from Liberty County High School and Bradwell. Thanks to a collaborative project with Bradwell's media specialists, Nikki Lukkarinen and Miriam Hudson, Stevens' students recently mixed a little technology into their final class project.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker FBLA has holiday social

On Dec. 16, the Walker Middle School FBLA had its second annual Christmas social. Approximately 40 FBLA members enjoyed a field trip to Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Is lunch to blame for student behavior?

American consumers are paying high prices for low-quality food, and so are our public schools," said Jane Hersey, director of the nonprofit Feingold Association of the U.S.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth group sings at Capitol

Project Reach G.A.N.G. (God's Anointed Now Generation), a Riceboro-based youth group from Liberty County, sang Sunday at the state capitol in Atlanta as part of the Georgia legislature's prayer caucus.

January 12, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Two earn academic honors

Crystal C. Knowling of Liberty County was among 157 South Georgia College students to earn a spot on the 2010 fall semester dean's list, according to Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Carl B. McDonald. In addition, 38 students were named to the dean's list for part-time students.

January 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Classes off Monday

Liberty County Schools have been canceled for Monday. Here is the message on the school board's website:

January 09, 2011 | Staff report | Education


School goes 'paperless' to interest kids

Teachers at Button Gwinnett Elementary on Thursday forgot all about grade books and marking up homework assignments with red pens.

January 07, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Going back to school is big decision

Adults go back to school for a variety of reasons. They may have personal accomplishment goals or their motivation could be purely financial. Unemployment has recently led many individuals back to the classroom.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Options exist to finance child's education

Saving enough money for a child's college education is a concern so great many parents began planning even before their first child was born. The escalating costs of a college education make such concerns wholly understandable.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Homework help can go a long way

Homework is often a daunting task for parents as well as students, and can easily become the cause of family disputes, regardless of how conscientious your kids are. As parents try to ensure their children prioritize schoolwork and complete tasks on time, they have to contend with trying to fit in various activities and family commitments. For students, concentrating at home can be tough, especially after a long school day that starts early and may include a lunchtime meeting for the science club and lacrosse practice after school.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Long seniors walk through elementary school

Long County High School seniors may have started a tradition Monday.

May 24, 2016 | By Taylor L. Cornell Correspondent | Education


Schools dealing with federal conflict on transgender students

The Georgia Department of Education is taking the U.S. Education and Justice departments to task for issuing guidance on the rights of transgender students ...

May 24, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


65 attend Long County baccalaureate

About 65 Long County High School seniors - more than a third of the Class of 2016 - attended a baccalaureate service May 15 at the school.

May 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County BoE budget expecting more growth

For the second straight year, Long County school employees would get a "one-time salary adjustment" of 3 percent if the Board of Education approves a ...

May 24, 2016 | By Jason Wermers | Education


Preliminary BoE budget calls for 3% raises

The Liberty County School System's preliminary fiscal-year 2016-17 budget shows an overall increase compared to this year's budget because of added funding from ...

May 23, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Long County breaks ground for new school

The Long County School System broke ground Tuesday for a new school to serve grades three through eight.

May 23, 2016 | By Taylor L. Cornell Correspondent | Education


FPCA graduates ready for future

Fourteen First Presbyterian Christian Academy seniors graduated Saturday in an intimate ceremony honoring each student's hard work. Family and friends gathered at First Baptist ...

May 21, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Rotary presents scholarships

Hinesville Rotary Club recently honored the winners of the club's three $1,000 annual scholarships.

May 17, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Special Needs Gala is a big hit

Special-needs students from around Liberty County danced the night away at a gala held in their honor Friday evening at Bradwell Institute.

May 17, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Young students see their next school

Seven Long County Head Start students will attend kindergarten next year. The students and their parents took a recent field trip to Smiley Elementary to ...

May 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker fifth-graders graduate C.H.A.M.P.S.

Roughly 250 Walker Elementary School fifth graders graduated their 10-week Choosing Healthy Activities Promoting Safety program Friday morning. The graduation ceremony was held at Long ...

May 12, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Education


Two earn degrees

Wells earns bachelor's

May 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty County schools working to ensure students eat breakfast

The Liberty County School Nutrition Program recently hosted a Breakfast with the Breakfast Team.

May 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teachers feel the love

Liberty County High School teachers were greeted with signs and cheers as they arrived for work Tuesday during National Teacher Appreciation Week. Tuesday was National ...

May 09, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Long County High has awards night

Long County High School's annual Honors Night May 2, recognizing students' academic achievement. Awards varied from traditional studies to careers and fine arts. Go ...

May 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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