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Long County BoE holds ground breaking ceremony for new school

LUDOWICI -- The Long County Board of Education ceremonially broke ground for a new school on May 14.

June 11, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


LCSS summer 2008 reading list

Liberty County Schools Summer Reading List 2008

June 11, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


State to discard CRTC results

ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia superintendent of schools Kathy Cox says the results of the state social studies exams sixth- and seventh-graders took earlier this year will be discarded.

June 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Locals receive honors at Brewton-Parker

MOUNT VERNON - Delia Blackmon of Hinesville was recognized during Brewton-Parker College's Honors Day ceremonies April 29 as a Dean's Scholar for qualifying for the Dean's List at least five times out of the past seven semesters. She was presented the honor from Dr. T. Ronald Melton, provost.

June 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County’s top readers treated with rodeo

LUDOWICI - Kids at Smiley Elementary School were rewarded for their hard work in the Accelerated Reading program with a rodeo on April 25.

June 05, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Early CRCT results worry superintendent

ATLANTA -- Georgia schools Superintendent Kathy Cox says some school systems have raised concerns about results of tests gauging student competency.

June 04, 2008 | Associated Press | Education


High school Graduation Ceremonies 2008

Graduation ceremonies for Liberty County schools are set for next Saturday.

June 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students bring history to life

Fifth graders at Taylor's Creek Elementary took their history lessons personally May 12, wearing wigs, boas and stethoscopes, during their third annual Wax Museum.

May 31, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Get school attendance form for summer driver tests

The Department of Driver Service reminds students needing to test for an instructional permit or driver's license over the summer vacation to get a DDS certificate of attendance form from their school administration before the end of classes.

May 30, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


4H plans summer classes, trips

Wow, can you believe summer is almost here. I bet you're wondering what to do for the next 6-8 weeks.

May 30, 2008 | By Terri L. Thompson 4-H Coordinator, Liberty County | Education


Savannah Tech offers dropout alternative

SAVANNAH -- Gateway to College, a new program sponsored by Savannah Technical College, is a dropout prevention and recovery program focusing on students, ages 16-20, who have either dropped out of high school or are on the verge of dropping out.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Brunswick college gets interim president

ATLANTA -- University System of Georgia Chief Operating Officer Rob Watts announced last week that he has appointed Dr. Valerie A. Hepburn, currently assistant dean of the University of Georgia's College of Public Health, as interim president of Coastal Georgia Community College in Brunswick, effective July 1.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


College honored as Gulfstream supplier

SAVANNAH -- Savannah Technical College has received the Gulfstream 2007 Supplier of the Year Award.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Junior VIP office staff receive scholarships

Barbara Pilkinton of VIP Office recently announced that Brandon Schreihofer and Tesa Strickland have earned scholarships from the business.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Economy eating into graduates' plans

Jennifer Barksdale will graduate from Bradwell Institute in two weeks and the slumping economy is getting her to rethink college plans.

May 28, 2008 | By Alena Parker | Education


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Deal: Programs prepare students for work

Gov. Nathan Deal recently signed into law legislation creating work-based learning programs for Georgia high school students, which will increase their access to real-world education and further ensure that the state is shaping a qualified future workforce. These programs will replace Georgia's current youth apprenticeship program.

April 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


School board hopes to improve students' writing

Following a report at Tuesday's Liberty County Board of Education work session by Dr. Jennifer Walts, the system's new coordinator for evaluation, assessment and accountability, education leaders discussed steps necessary to improve students' writing skills.

April 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Education


Schools forum rescheduled to May 1

The Liberty County School System has rescheduled the community forum that originally was set for Thursday, April 24. The third forum now will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center, 2140 E. Oglethorpe Highway, in Flemington.

April 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell singers stand out at state

Three Bradwell Institute advanced-chorus students recently participated in the all-state chorus in Athens.

April 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County HS curriculum night Thursday

Long County High School will hold a curriculum night from 4-7 p.m. Thursday. According to Assistant Principal Sherry Lester, the event is being held to give parents and guardians the opportunity to meet with their children's teachers to discuss academic problems and review courses for next year. Parents also can get information on dual-enrollment opportunities and the accelerated program for college credit, Lester said, adding that orientation for incoming freshmen also will be at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. For more information on curriculum night, call Malinda Meadows or Rachel Wilkes at 545-2135.

April 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


School honors Hinesville veteran

The newly formed Thomas University chapter of the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society inducted its first members during an April 15 ceremony in the Balfour Chapel on TU's main campus. Hinesville native Donald Harris was among the 27 inductees.

April 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty schools fall short of state average

Liberty County Schools received a district score of 72.6 in data released Monday by the Georgia Department of Education, falling short of the state average of 75.8.

April 21, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Armstrong dropping 'Atlantic' from name

The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Joseph Martin Elementary recently released its most recent honor roll:

April 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Scholarship applications online

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority - Hinesville Alumnae Chapter's 2013-14 scholarship applications are available for download at Hinesvillealumnae.com.

April 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong adds economics degree

SAVANNAH - Starting this fall, students at Armstrong Atlantic State University will have the opportunity to earn a B.S. in business economics, expanding on one of the university's most popular degree tracks.

April 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor to speak at GSU graduation

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has selected the Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna Jemelleh Coes as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10.

April 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU hosts military family day

On April 5, Armstrong Atlantic State University held a military family day for children whose parents are stationed on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.

April 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Diploma-to-Work fair shows seniors options

High-school seniors who graduate next month but still are unsure of which career path to take were introduced to a variety of options Friday during the Liberty County School System's first Diploma to Work event at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Flemington.

April 15, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Schools' app will keep students, parents informed

Liberty County Board of Education members were introduced Tuesday to the school system's newly designed free app and taught a lesson in using social media. The Liberty County School System app will debut May 1, school officials said.

April 11, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


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