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Admissions to state public colleges growing

ATLANTA - It's getting tougher to get into Georgia's top public colleges.

August 31, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Long County names teacher of the year

The Long County School System named Sherry Lester teacher of the year Aug. 16 during a short ceremony. Lester, center, accompanied by her husband, Kelly Lester, front left, accepted a plaque from Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway, front right; and BoE members, back row from left, Chairman Dempsey Golden, Emma Strickland, Linda DeLoach, Billy Hall and Vice Chairwoman Florence Baggs.

August 30, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Education


Meeting on HS graduation requirements

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School will have a parent information meeting about graduation requirements for the classes of 2012-2015 from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, in Bradwell's cafeteria.

August 29, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Long BoE gets report on new high school

The Long County Board of Education received reports on the planned high school and the preliminary Adequate Yearly Progress results Tuesday at a called workshop.

August 29, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Education


Meeting to clarify new graduation requirements

Parents of the county's 2,916 public high school students may find one event this week to be especially helpful: the Graduation is the Destination meeting.

August 29, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


‘Nemo’ finds home at school

Thanks to a collaborative community effort, Liberty Elementary School has a new catalyst for learning: a 150-gallon aquarium filled with colorful African cichlids.

August 26, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


LCSS 2010 finance audit shows ‘fair reporting’

A financial audit of the Liberty County School System showed that despite two findings, the district reported its 2010 finances in a "fair" manner, according to an official report presented to the board of education.

August 26, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


No injuries as two buses collide at Liberty Elementary

Emergency crews were called to Liberty Elementary School in Midway on Monday after two school buses clipped each other on their way out of the parking lot after dismissal.

August 24, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Joseph Martin starts year with math night

The first week of the new Liberty County school year came to a close Aug. 12. Joseph Martin Elementary marked the occasion by hosting a family math night, which drew more than 50 parents and students.

August 24, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia ACT scores run flat

ATLANTA - Georgia's performance on the ACT college-entrance exam was flat this year as the number of students taking the test rose.

August 18, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


AASU grant on prison management

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's College of Education recently received a $19,999 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Corrections that will fund a cooperative agreement for implementing inmate behavior-management programs.

August 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


State superintendent seeks student advisors

State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge is accepting applications for the 2011-12 Student Advisory Council.

August 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


State wants more ways to rate schools

ATLANTA - After a decade of leaning on standardized test scores to determine whether schools are meeting federal benchmarks, Georgia soon may be able to overhaul how it measures success in public education.

August 17, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


School continues link with soldiers

Soldiers from the 703rd went back to school last year at Liberty Elementary. This time last year, military personnel were not learning new skills, nor were they conducting routine training missions. Instead, soldiers volunteered their time at Liberty Elementary to support students and teachers in learning and fun.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


NAACP seeks investigation of bus arrests

The Liberty County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced last week that it is seeking an outside investigation into how officials handled a May bus incident that resulted in the arrests of seven students.

August 17, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


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Students reflect on Black History Month

Nicole Seeney, a sixth grade English teacher at Snelson-Golden Middle School, asked her students to write essays related to Black History Month. In the media ...

February 22, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


School leaders want to partner with public

The public got a chance to learn about the Liberty County School System during a community forum Thursday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

February 21, 2018 | Patty Leon | Education


Liberty 4-H’ers shine at District Project Achievement

Ten Liberty County junior and senior 4-H members competed at Southeast District Project Achievement Feb. 9-11, bringing home several top-place awards.

February 20, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Students win regional poetry contest

Two seniors from Liberty County captured two of the three slots to advance from regional to state Poetry Out Loud competition.

February 19, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU announces fall dean's list

Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 2,900 students for excellence in academics on the fall 2017 dean's list, including the following:

February 15, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


MCSC taking applications for scholarship, grant

Marne Community and Spouses Club (MCSC) of Fort Stewart and Hunter Army AirField is currently accepting applications its Scholarship and Grant Fund for 2017-2018.

February 14, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Donations help assure students' college education

Liberty County Schools are looking for individuals and organizations to help ensure some students who show promise early will be able to pay for college ...

February 13, 2018 | Staff report | Education


Liberty NAACP Branch forms first youth council

The Liberty County Branch NAACP elected its newest Youth Council officers for the 2018-2019 term in the General Youth Council Election held Feb. 3 at ...

February 08, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth leaders get lesson on public education

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-2018 Young Adult Liberty Leaders (YALL) class had its public education session on Jan. 25, hosted by the Liberty ...

February 07, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Bradwell Institute recently released its second nine-week honor roll:

February 05, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


Local 4-H'er wins $5,000 scholarship

CHEVY CHASE, MD - Sophia Rodriguez of Hinesville has won the 2018 4-H Youth in Action Healthy Living Pillar Award, according to the National 4-H Council.

February 05, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


Valdosta State announces dean's list

Valdosta State University recently announced that more than 1,700 students earned a spot on the fall 2017 dean's list. Including the following local ...

February 04, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


UNG announces dean's list

Alex Daniel Fernandez of Midway made the fall 2017 dean's list at the University of North Georgia for achieving at least a 3.5 ...

February 04, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


UNG announces president's honor roll

William Sterling Scaggs III of Hinesville has been named to the president's honor roll at the University of North Georgia for achieving a 4 ...

February 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Kennesaw State announces president's list

Kiana Futrell of Hinesville was recently named to the president's list at Kennesaw State University.

February 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


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