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Scholarship for enlisted spouses

The Enlisted Spouses' Club at Fort Stewart is taking applications for the annual Rita Ackerman Scholarship.

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


State budget has added pay for master teachers

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has announced enhancements to the master teacher certification program as another step toward improving student achievement in Georgia.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student Development Day at STC

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will have its first Student Development Day on Frida at the Savannah Campus. Built around the theme "Reaching For Success" the day will feature an address by Dr. Earl Suttle, a motivational speaker, and sessions on topics ranging from entrepreneurship to professional etiquette and from money management to strengthening the mind and body. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. in the Eckburg Auditorium with breakout sessions held in classrooms in Goodman Hall.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Free tutoring at church

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Chili brings families into school

Frank Long Elementary School hosted its fourth annual Chili Cook Off Thursday night, bringing in full house and rave reviews from faculty, parents and students alike.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


County spelling bee winners named

Joellyn Francis, a Snelson-Golden Middle School seventh grader, won the 2008 Liberty School System Spelling Bee Friday.

February 14, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Over 700 Cans of Compassion

February 14, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Glennville Christian Academy sets homecoming

Glennville Christian Academy will crown its 2008 homecoming king and queen on Friday evening, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m. in the GCA gym.

February 14, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Library sets February actitivies

Activities at the Live Oak Public Libraries' branches in Hinesville and Midway during February include:

February 13, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU in Hinesville offering specialized classes

Armstrong Atlantic State University in Hinesville is offering Probate II. Students will be carried through the judicial process in probate with an emphasis on trusts. The class meets from 6-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Liberty Center, Feb. 21 through April 10. The fee is $130 plus textbooks. Call (912) 927-5322 or visit www.ce.armstrong.edu to register.

February 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


BI FFA'ers attend Career Conference

Members of the Bradwell Institute FFA chapter attended the recent Georgia FFA Career Conference and Greenhand Jamboree at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center.

February 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor students get a morning of fame

Lewis Frasier Middle School students received more than a bumper sticker to give to their parents for making the honor roll in the last nine weeks.

February 09, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


GSU instructor to stand trial on sexual assault accusations

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia Southern University instructor is scheduled to stand trial Monday on charges he sexually assaulted a male student.

February 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Public shows interest in hiring superintendent

The Liberty County Board of Education asked for comments via the Internet on hiring a new school superintendent. And they got them, almost 200 of them.

February 08, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. | Education


Head Start accepting applications

Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority is accepting applications for its Head Start centers next school year.

February 07, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Deal: Programs prepare students for work

Gov. Nathan Deal recently signed into law legislation creating work-based learning programs for Georgia high school students, which will increase their access to real-world education and further ensure that the state is shaping a qualified future workforce. These programs will replace Georgia's current youth apprenticeship program.

April 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


School board hopes to improve students' writing

Following a report at Tuesday's Liberty County Board of Education work session by Dr. Jennifer Walts, the system's new coordinator for evaluation, assessment and accountability, education leaders discussed steps necessary to improve students' writing skills.

April 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Education


Schools forum rescheduled to May 1

The Liberty County School System has rescheduled the community forum that originally was set for Thursday, April 24. The third forum now will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center, 2140 E. Oglethorpe Highway, in Flemington.

April 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell singers stand out at state

Three Bradwell Institute advanced-chorus students recently participated in the all-state chorus in Athens.

April 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County HS curriculum night Thursday

Long County High School will hold a curriculum night from 4-7 p.m. Thursday. According to Assistant Principal Sherry Lester, the event is being held to give parents and guardians the opportunity to meet with their children's teachers to discuss academic problems and review courses for next year. Parents also can get information on dual-enrollment opportunities and the accelerated program for college credit, Lester said, adding that orientation for incoming freshmen also will be at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. For more information on curriculum night, call Malinda Meadows or Rachel Wilkes at 545-2135.

April 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


School honors Hinesville veteran

The newly formed Thomas University chapter of the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society inducted its first members during an April 15 ceremony in the Balfour Chapel on TU's main campus. Hinesville native Donald Harris was among the 27 inductees.

April 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty schools fall short of state average

Liberty County Schools received a district score of 72.6 in data released Monday by the Georgia Department of Education, falling short of the state average of 75.8.

April 21, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Armstrong dropping 'Atlantic' from name

The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Joseph Martin Elementary recently released its most recent honor roll:

April 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Scholarship applications online

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority - Hinesville Alumnae Chapter's 2013-14 scholarship applications are available for download at Hinesvillealumnae.com.

April 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong adds economics degree

SAVANNAH - Starting this fall, students at Armstrong Atlantic State University will have the opportunity to earn a B.S. in business economics, expanding on one of the university's most popular degree tracks.

April 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor to speak at GSU graduation

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has selected the Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna Jemelleh Coes as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10.

April 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU hosts military family day

On April 5, Armstrong Atlantic State University held a military family day for children whose parents are stationed on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.

April 15, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Diploma-to-Work fair shows seniors options

High-school seniors who graduate next month but still are unsure of which career path to take were introduced to a variety of options Friday during the Liberty County School System's first Diploma to Work event at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center in Flemington.

April 15, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Schools' app will keep students, parents informed

Liberty County Board of Education members were introduced Tuesday to the school system's newly designed free app and taught a lesson in using social media. The Liberty County School System app will debut May 1, school officials said.

April 11, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


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