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State to discard CRTC results

ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia superintendent of schools Kathy Cox says the results of the state social studies exams sixth- and seventh-graders took earlier this year will be discarded.

June 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Locals receive honors at Brewton-Parker

MOUNT VERNON - Delia Blackmon of Hinesville was recognized during Brewton-Parker College's Honors Day ceremonies April 29 as a Dean's Scholar for qualifying for the Dean's List at least five times out of the past seven semesters. She was presented the honor from Dr. T. Ronald Melton, provost.

June 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County’s top readers treated with rodeo

LUDOWICI - Kids at Smiley Elementary School were rewarded for their hard work in the Accelerated Reading program with a rodeo on April 25.

June 05, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Early CRCT results worry superintendent

ATLANTA -- Georgia schools Superintendent Kathy Cox says some school systems have raised concerns about results of tests gauging student competency.

June 04, 2008 | Associated Press | Education


High school Graduation Ceremonies 2008

Graduation ceremonies for Liberty County schools are set for next Saturday.

June 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students bring history to life

Fifth graders at Taylor's Creek Elementary took their history lessons personally May 12, wearing wigs, boas and stethoscopes, during their third annual Wax Museum.

May 31, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Get school attendance form for summer driver tests

The Department of Driver Service reminds students needing to test for an instructional permit or driver's license over the summer vacation to get a DDS certificate of attendance form from their school administration before the end of classes.

May 30, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


4H plans summer classes, trips

Wow, can you believe summer is almost here. I bet you're wondering what to do for the next 6-8 weeks.

May 30, 2008 | By Terri L. Thompson 4-H Coordinator, Liberty County | Education


Savannah Tech offers dropout alternative

SAVANNAH -- Gateway to College, a new program sponsored by Savannah Technical College, is a dropout prevention and recovery program focusing on students, ages 16-20, who have either dropped out of high school or are on the verge of dropping out.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Brunswick college gets interim president

ATLANTA -- University System of Georgia Chief Operating Officer Rob Watts announced last week that he has appointed Dr. Valerie A. Hepburn, currently assistant dean of the University of Georgia's College of Public Health, as interim president of Coastal Georgia Community College in Brunswick, effective July 1.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


College honored as Gulfstream supplier

SAVANNAH -- Savannah Technical College has received the Gulfstream 2007 Supplier of the Year Award.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Junior VIP office staff receive scholarships

Barbara Pilkinton of VIP Office recently announced that Brandon Schreihofer and Tesa Strickland have earned scholarships from the business.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Economy eating into graduates' plans

Jennifer Barksdale will graduate from Bradwell Institute in two weeks and the slumping economy is getting her to rethink college plans.

May 28, 2008 | By Alena Parker | Education


Saint Leo University opens Savannah center

SAINT LEO, Fla. -- Saint Leo University has moved to a new location in Savannah at 532 Stephenson Avenue. The University's newest location will officially open on Thursday at 11:30 a.m.

May 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA Interact Club helps fight cystic fibrosis

May 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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BoE approves new contract for superintendent

The Liberty County Board of Education recently approved a new three-year contract, worth $190,000 a year, for Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

August 22, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Liberty teachers offered refresher courses

The Liberty County School System, through the teaching and learning department, will offer Focused Learning After School Hours courses for all teachers beginning this month.

August 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teachers’ salaries equal or exceed other districts

Teachers in Liberty County are paid as much or more than their colleagues across the state of Georgia, according to Liberty County School System Chief Financial Officer Roger Reese.

August 15, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Soldiers help pre-K kids learn routine

Starting school can be overwhelming for a 4-year-old.

August 15, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Area colleges

Armstrong state releases lecture-series schedule

August 13, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Lyman Hall teacher wins funds for makeover

Interstate Credit Union recently announced that Lyman Hall Elementary teacher Denise Blackmon had won its annual Extreme Classroom Makeover Contest.

August 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Hineshouse Project sponsors local teens for conference

The Hineshouse Project Inc. selected and sponsored local recent high-school graduates or current high-school students to attend a youth-leadership conference, "Call of Duty: Making a Difference," hosted by the Georgia Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities from July 25-27 at the University of Georgia in Athens.

August 13, 2014 | Special to the News editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Academic honor

The United States Achievement Academy recently announced that Tia Ayana Gonzalez of Hinesville has been recognized as a student of excellence in science.

August 13, 2014 | Special to the news editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


FLASH courses available to LCSS teachers

The Liberty County School System, through the teaching and learning department, will offer Focused Learning After School Hours (FLASH) courses for all teachers beginning this month. One-hour FLASH courses, held on announced days, will provide resources, tools and take-away items for the teachers' toolkits. For each 10 FLASH courses completed, educators will earn one Professional Learning Unit.

August 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


School system cuts STAR program

For the past 15 years, the Liberty County School System has contracted the Student Transition and Recovery Program as a means for discipline and behavior intervention.

August 13, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Student earns scholarship

James Long of Ludowici has won of the Interstate Resources Scholarship Program sponsored by Interstate Resources, Inc.

August 12, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long kicks off school year with a bash

The Long County Recreation Department held its annual Back-to-School Bash on last Saturday, and according to Randy Simmons, this year's turnout was one of the largest since the event's inception.

August 09, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Next PTP luncheon set

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will put on the Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Aug 21, at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.

August 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty’s school year off to smooth start

Though Coastal Georgia's summer weather is far from over, summer vacation officially ended for Liberty County School System students Wednesday.

August 08, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Armstrong cited for support of soldiers, vets

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently was named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active-duty military students.

August 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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