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Fall fest gives students, parents time together

On Friday evening, parents wandered around the grassy field in front of Frank Long Elementary School watching their children play, laugh and enjoy the sunny day.

October 04, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Ludowici native is SGTC student of month

South Georgia Technical College recreation and leisure management student Brittany Mills of Ludowici recently was named student of the month for September during a student recognition ceremony in the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center on the Americus campus.

October 04, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Writing contest at library for youth

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

October 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI JROTC installs leaders

The Bradwell Institute Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Program held its 18th annual commissioning/promotion ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 16, in the JROTC multi-purpose room. Cadet leaders for the 2010-11 school year were installed. Sgt. Maj. Julio Baez, the sergeant major for 6th Brigade, Cadet Command, was the guest speaker. He also administered the oath of office to the cadets.

September 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students get hands dirty with terrariums

Nicole Hampton-Carter's fourth-grade class at Waldo Pafford Elementary recently made terrariums to study the living and nonliving parts of ecosystems as stated in the Georgia Performance Standards.

September 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


New system aligns school strategy, goals

During a community forum Thursday, the Liberty County Board of Education discussed major changes in the way the district will plan and organize long-term goals for upcoming school years.

September 28, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Students get scoop on financial aid

On Tuesday evening, students gathered with their parents at Liberty County High School to obtain information about completing their senior years and preparing for college.

September 24, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Liberty youth at Georgia summit

The fifth Biennial Georgia Youth Summit was held at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton on Sept. 11-13. The three-day leadership conference was attended by 716 youth and adults from 133 counties. The summit is designed to increase awareness of state and local issues, enhance youth-adult partnerships on the local level and encourage youth to become active for the betterment of their communities.

September 22, 2010 | By Terri Thompson Special to the Courier | Education


Wolf gets his day in court

Kimberly Boucher's third-grade Liberty Elementary class held a mock trial on Sept. 13 for the Big Bad Wolf.

September 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Parents treated to breakfast with students

Joseph Martin Elementary's recent "Muffins for Mom" event was a success, JME Principal Sue Tolley said. At 7:15 a.m. Friday, students began to pass through the serving line with their parents, grandparents and guardians. Staff members greeted the families and served juice, coffee and muffins.

September 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Study: Teacher bonuses don't raise test scores

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.

September 22, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Students get taste of Hispanic culture

Sixteen squirming pre-K students sat in a semi-circle waiting for the surprise their teacher Kim Durrence had promised them.

September 17, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Adult education expands into Riceboro

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.

September 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


State BoE: SAT drop due to number of takers

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.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


State kicks off Red Ribbon campaign

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.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Officials promote ESPLOST

Elected officials, county department heads and community leaders heard about the Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax at breakfast Wednesday at the Liberty County ...

May 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


BI grad directs political organization in Louisiana

Urban Game Changers of Louisiana hired Bradwell Institute graduate Braylon Hyde as its state director effective March 1.

April 29, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor Roll: Lewis Frasier Middle School

Editor's note: The Courier prints public school honors that are provided by the schools as space permits.

April 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Fourteen 4-H’ers place in district competitions

Guinea pigs, healthy foods and economics were all topics presented by Liberty County 4-H'ers at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement in Alma last month.

April 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell Institute student chosen to attend prestigious leadership program

Chris Schultz, a Bradwell Institute sophomore and co-leader of Student 2 Student, was one of 12 students chosen to attend the Military Child Education Coalition ...

April 26, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Liberty County BoE meetings to be videotaped

Liberty County Board of Education meetings will be videotaped for the public to watch.

April 26, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

Liberty Elementary School recently announced its third nine weeks honor roll:

April 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


‘Personalized learning’ coming to Liberty County schools

Liberty County School System classrooms will become more personal next school year.

April 24, 2016 | Jason Wermers | Education


Honor Rolls

Editor's note: The Courier prints public school honors that are provided by the schools as space permits.

April 22, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


Schools mark Month of the Military Child

The Liberty County School System is asking everyone, especially those in schools, to wear purple Friday as part of its month-long observance of April as ...

April 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools raising funds for REACH scholarships

The Liberty County School System is fundraising for the REACH Scholarship Program, according to Dr. Patti Crane, chief information officer.

April 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell prom comes home

For the first time in more than 20 years, Bradwell Insitute's juniors and seniors came together for prom at the school. On April 16 ...

April 21, 2016 | By Aubrey Buentipo Special to the Courier | Education


Prom Friday in Savannah for disabled

Xcel Strategies Inc. announces that the seventh annual Joy Prom will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Alee Temple, 100 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah.

April 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Bradwell Institute recently announced its third nine-weeks honor roll:

April 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE advertises for new school bids

The Long County Board of Education is soliciting bids from contractors for construction of a two-school campus to house elementary and middle classes off Highway ...

April 18, 2016 | By Dollie Gull Correspondent | Education


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