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Students graduate, make honors lists

WARRENSBURG, Mo. - Raymond Willson of Hinesville graduated from the University of Central Missouri last month with a master's of arts degree.

June 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Commissioner speaks to fifth-graders

Liberty County Commissioner Gary Gilliard was the guest speaker at Jordye Bacon Elementary School's recent fifth-grade graduation ceremony. Gilliard congratulated the students on their achievements this year and offered a few words of encouragement as the children head into sixth grade.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savanah Tech graduates more than 200

SAVANNAH - More than 200 students marched last Tuesday in Savannah Technical College's 2010 spring commencement ceremony in the Johnny Mercer Theatre. Graduates included those receiving associate degrees, professional diplomas, technical certificates of credits and General Education diplomas. More than 900 students earned credentials since the December 2009 graduation.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia 'Racing to the Top' a second time

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced recently that Georgia has submitted its application to the U.S. Department of Education for the second round of federal "Race to the Top" grants. As part of its phase two application, Georgia added three school districts, Dade, Peach and Pulaski, to the 23 districts that applied in the first round. The three new districts were chosen to align federal School Improvement Grants with Race to the Top. The state stands to receive up to $400 million over four years to implement its plan if selected.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Resolution likely means increased class sizes

The Liberty County Board of Education recently adopted a resolution to increase class sizes for the 2010-11 school year. The resolution follows a State Board of Education exemption allowing schools to exceed statutory and regulatory class size maximums in the wake of declining school revenues at the state and local levels.

June 16, 2010 | Jenn Alexander McCall | Education


FPCA graduates 14

Fourteen First Presbyterian Christian Academy seniors said their good byes and took the next steps toward their futures at Saturday morning's graduation ceremony. Although last year's graduating class contained one more student than this year's, the class of 2010 celebrated an additional milestone.

June 14, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Education


Colleges work to help students succeed

Gone are the days when students were classified as "college material" by nothing more than a passing glance at their high school academic records. These days, area colleges and universities are helping potential attendees get that extra boost in order to succeed in higher education through provisional, incentive and preparatory programs.

June 11, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Local educator honored at banquet in Atlanta

Liberty County Schools' Teacher of the Year Amanda Durden, a music teacher at Bradwell Institute, was among the Georgia educators honored at a banquet in Atlanta last week.

June 11, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student's achievement flies under radar

A lost delivery resulted in a missed opportunity for one Liberty County High School student, but she is still headed for a bright future.

June 09, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Students walk red carpet with media projects

Students and parents strolled down the red carpet May 10-13 in front of Liberty County School System's Performing Arts Center, making their way into the annual Media Festival.

June 09, 2010 | By Jaime Rearley Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA sets summer camps

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will offer summer camps beginning this month. The camps are open to the public and will offer children opportunities to try new activities and take day trips.

June 04, 2010 | By Patty Leon | Education


States to set uniform standards for teachers

SUWANEE - By third grade, students should know how to write a complex sentence and add fractions, no matter if they live in Georgia or California.

Eighth-graders should understand the Pythagorean theorem. And by high school graduation, all U.S. students should be ready for college or a career.

June 03, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Rep. Barrow addresses BPC graduates

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College had commencement ceremonies for the class of 2010 on May 15 on the Mount Vernon campus.

June 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Perdue signs school governance bill

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue recently signed into law Senate Bill 84, landmark school board governance legislation.

June 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Ludowici's FBCA has graduation

Faith Baptist Christian Academy held graduation ceremonies last Friday in Ludowici.

June 02, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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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


Area's top high school seniors shine

The 2016 Top 12 Shining Seniors and honorable mentions for Liberty Life Magazine were honored in a ceremony Tuesday at the Liberty County Performing Arts ...

April 16, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


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