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FPCA students earn $30,000 in scholarships

First Presbyterian Christian Academy students traveled to Brewton-Parker College to attend a one-day Young Writers Conference to learn how to strengthen their writing skills and collected $30,000 in scholarships as a result.

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


Honored student has Ludowici ties

Connie Elizabeth Wasdin recently accepted an Eagle Award at North Florida Christian School's National Honor Society induction.

March 07, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCSS accredited for 5 years

Liberty County School System was accredited during a called meeting Wednesday for the next five years by AdvanceED, an outside company that evaluates the efficiency of school systems.

March 04, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Teachers, parents fear pre-K cuts

ATLANTA - A plan to scale back Georgia's free, full-day pre-kindergarten program - the first of its kind in the United States - to a half-day has teachers fearing shrunken paychecks and working parents scrambling to find day care for their 4-year-olds.

March 02, 2011 | By Dorie Turner and Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writers | Education


Democrats want to slow HOPE talks

ATLANTA - Senate Democrats are concerned that a proposal to cut the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship and prekindergarten program is moving too quickly through the Legislature.

March 02, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Chamber honors STAR student, teacher

The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week honored STAR student Angel Dennison and STAR teacher Sherry Lester during the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition ceremony.

March 02, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Voters will decide whether to continue ESPLOST

The Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax election early voting will continue through the Friday before the actual election on March 15. If the vote is approved, sales taxes will remain at the current rate for another five years.

February 28, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Savannah Tech lauds black history

Students and faculty at the Liberty Campus of Savannah Technical College observed Black History Month throughout the day Tuesday with 'living wax' figures, vendors and an art display, culminating in a program with speakers and choral and dance performances that evening.

February 25, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


LCSS career academy plans moving along

The Liberty County Career Academy is well on its way to being implemented in the school system.

February 24, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Student readers continue success at regionals

The day was wet and overcast, but the glum weather did not put a damper on the Liberty County teams at the seventh annual Southern Regional Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.

February 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI student's work headed to D.C.

A Bradwell Institute art student has been won the chance to display his work in the U.S. Congressional High School Art Exhibition in the Armstrong Fine Arts Gallery.

February 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Cuts in HOPE, pre-K programs proposed

ATLANTA - Only Georgia's top-performing high school students would continue to receive free public college tuition under sweeping changes Gov. Nathan Deal and Republicans proposed Tuesday for the lottery-funded HOPE scholarship.

February 22, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Education


State honors Long County schools

Georgia Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Barge recently recognized state public schools that attained Title 1 Distinguished School status this year. Long County's Walker Middle and Smiley Elementary schools were among those honored.

February 22, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Local earns bachelor's at AASU

Amanda Kathleen Herring of Savannah, formerly of Hinesville, graduated cum laude with honors on Dec. 11 from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah. She earned a bachelor's of science degree in psychology.

February 21, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor agrees to HOPE rescue plan

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders have worked out a plan for the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship program that would mean recipients would no longer have the promise of a free college education and be required to graduate on time, an official familiar with the negotiations said Thursday night.

February 18, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Honor Roll: Joseph Martin Elementary School

Joseph Martin Elementary School

April 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor Roll: Snelson Golden Middle School

Snelson Golden Middle School

April 20, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor Roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary School

Button Gwinnett Elementary School

April 20, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


University system approves mission statement for new GSU

In a vote Wednesday, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the mission statement for the new Georgia Southern University.

April 19, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Honor Roll: Lewis Frasier Middle School

Lewis Frasier Middle School

April 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor Roll: Liberty Elementary School

Liberty Elementary School

April 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE solicits opinions about next superintendent

The Liberty County Board of Education is soliciting opinions on the qualities and characteristics individuals would like to see in the next superintendent of schools.

April 14, 2017 | Staff report | Education


Honor Roll: Frank Long Elementary School

Frank Long Elementary School

April 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor Roll: Waldo Pafford Elementary

Waldo Pafford Elementary School

April 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE hires superintendent search firm

The Liberty County Board of Education is taking steps toward finding a new superintendent using a familiar search firm.

April 12, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Long sixth grader in state writing contest

The Long County Schools Young Authors Conference was March 30 at First Baptist Church in Ludowici.

April 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


County science, STEAM winners announced

Liberty County School-level STEAM Fair winners presented their projects to the public at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center on March 28.

April 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Life Magazine honors top seniors

Students shined at Liberty Life Magazine's Top 12 Shining Seniors award ceremony, which honored students for their academic and personal accomplishments.

April 09, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Academics no problem for accreditation team

In contrast to controversies that have prompted an accreditation organization to schedule an early visit to the Liberty County School System, the system is apparently ...

April 09, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Every local 4-H'er who attended placed at district

Dwarf hamsters, food safety, homemade hand cream and economics were all demonstration topics presented by Liberty County 4-H'ers at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement ...

April 07, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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