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Quizzes close school year at Jordye Bacon

Jordye Bacon Elementary recently concluded the school year with a Jeopardy-style quiz bowl for K-2 and a three-strike elimination quiz bowl for grades 3-5. Winners of the K-2 were on team 3; Diamond Stiff, Michael Alexis and Jakorian Willis. Winners of the black history bowl were Tyma Bullard, first place, Kylee Proffitt second, and Kyshon Campbell, third.

June 05, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County graduation Friday

LUDOWICI -- Long County High School will have its 2009 graduation at 8 p.m. Friday in at Veterans Stadium.

June 03, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Seventh grader is county's top speller

Haleigh Hawkins won the Liberty County School System's 2008-09 Spelling Bee winner. She is a seventh-grader at Lewis Frasier Middle School. Students who participated in the bee ranged from fourth through eighth grades and each elementary and middle school within the system was represented by its top spellers.

June 01, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Project collects for community's needy

As a part of the GREAT (Gang Resistance Education and Training) program, each class must do a class project.

June 01, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Lewis Frasier fetes readers

The top Accelerated Readers for the year at Lewis Frasier Middle School were treated to a recent ice cream social, complete with prizes. Fifty-one students who earned 200 or more points for the year also attended Wii parties and were eligible to win a Wii game system.

June 01, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Party for LES readers

Liberty Elementary students who reached their individual Accelerated Reader goals for the fourth grading period of the just ended school year recently got a party thrown for them at the school.

June 01, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Getting ready for middle school

Snelson-Golden Middle School is inviting parents and students who missed the Transition Night for students who will attend the school in 2009-10 to stop by to get packets to help rising fifth graders prepare for middle school.

June 01, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Libaries kick off summer reading program

The summer reading program at Live Oak Public Libraries, including the Liberty Branch in Hinesville and Midway-Riceboro Branch in Midway, kick off the summer reading program Monday.

June 01, 2009 | Staff report | Education


Math teacher is Long HS teacher of year

LUDOWICI - Denise Montgomery was recently selected as the 2009 teacher of the year for Long County High School and, according to students, she deserves the award.

May 29, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


BI sends 353 graduates into world

Exemplifying his generation's notorious infatuation with technology, Bradwell Institute salutatorian Young-Min Kim admitted to fellow graduates, friends and families that he consulted Google when researching his speech.

May 27, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Education


BI graduate wins car from NeSmith

Bradwell Institute senior Robert Motley drove a brand-new Chevy Cobalt to his high school graduation yesterday - and it was flawless.

May 25, 2009 | By Alena Parker | Education


Liberty graduates 264 seniors

It certainly rained Saturday, but not on the Liberty County High School graduates' parade.

May 25, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Education


Alumni donate books to Smiley library

The Long County Alumni Association recently donated $2,000 worth of books to the Smiley Elementary School Media Center to help the school's reading program.

May 23, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Teens need school forms for driver test over summer

As classes end for summer, the Georgia Department of Driver Services reminds students who need to test for an instructional permit or driver's license over the vacation to get a DDS certificate of attendance form from their school before the end of the school year. Students planning for a road test will also need a Georgia Alcohol Drug Awareness Program certificate of completion.

May 22, 2009 | Staff report | Education


Special ed gets boost from stimulus funds

As part of President Barack Obama's stimulus package, the Liberty County Board of Education has received more than $2 million for special education funding. With just over $1 million going toward funding 46 special education teacher aides, the board has about $1 million left to allocate.

May 22, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Education


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Class of 2015 has seen more war than peace during their lifetime

The future of this year's graduating class will be shaped by a past unique from that of any of their predecessors’ — the U.S. has been at war for the majority of their lives.

May 22, 2015 | Shelby Slade Deseret News | Education


To avoid debt, student dumps all 8 Ivy League colleges in favor of Alabama

A star student from Memphis, Tennessee, who was accepted to all eight of America's prestigious Ivy League schools has said not and is headed south to the academically humble-if-football-proud, University of Alabama instead.

May 20, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Marne Spouses give $18,500 in scholarships

2014-15 truly was a banner year for the Marne Community & Spouses' Club, and several high-achieving students in military families will reap the benefits.

May 20, 2015 | By Jason Wermers | Education


Graduations start Friday night

Area high schools will have their graduation ceremonies this weekend.

May 20, 2015 | Staff Report | Education


LCHS principal: 'Time felt right' to retire

Paula Scott thinks it's time to let someone else be the principal of Liberty County High School.

May 20, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


Best credit cards for recent college grads

There’s been somewhat of a debate in recent years about whether college students should own a credit card.

May 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Long County schools dismiss early Friday

There was some good news and bad news at last Monday's Long County Board of Education meeting.

May 18, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Happier students tend to have higher GPAs, study shows

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

May 18, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Long County has drum-line competition

Long County High School hosted its annual Blue Tide Drum-Line Competition on May 2.

May 18, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Why students loans aren't all that scary

Student loans might not be as scary as you think.

May 16, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Depression and anxiety at an all-time high on college campuses

College life isn’t easy. Between full class schedules, maintaining friendships and studying for finals, today’s American students aren’t strangers to feelings of anxiety or depression.

May 16, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Dental-hygiene students visit class

The Snelson-Golden Middle School class of teacher Cathy Rutland received a visit from a team of Savannah Technical School of Dental Hygiene students Monday, April 27.

May 14, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student earns $25,000 scholarship

Liberty County High School alumnus Donnie Pulliam recently was selected as a "Rising Star" by the United Negro College Fund and received a $25,000 scholarship.

May 14, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bipartisan student data privacy bill launched in House, praised on all sides

In an era of NSA snooping, email hacking and rampant identity theft, the specter of poorly protected student data strewn throughout cyberspace and being sold to the highest bidder has caught the attention of privacy advocates and, now, policymakers.

May 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should cellphones be banned in classrooms? New research suggests yes

Most of today’s youth don’t know what life is like without a cellphone.

May 14, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


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