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Camp is to prepare incoming kindergartners

The Liberty County School System will offer a kindergarten transition camp this summer at each elementary school. All students who are registered for kindergarten for the next school year will have the opportunity to participate in the free program.

May 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI student places second in literature

Bradwell Institute placed second in the March 13 Region Literary Meet at Savannah Arts Academy.

May 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Regents approve tuition hikes up to 16%

ATLANTA - Georgia college students will pay up to $1,000 more in tuition in the coming school year under hikes passed by the state Board of Regents on Tuesday, a move that comes amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.

The tuition increases for the state's 35 public colleges and universities hit hardest at research universities: Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. Many students will pay $3,535 per semester, a 16 percent increase over last fall.

May 12, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


BI, LCHS graduations on May 21, 22

The Liberty County School System issued its guidelines for graduation on Friday, May 21 and Saturday, May 22.

May 12, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Regents voting on tuition hike

ATLANTA - Georgia college students likely will find out Tuesday how much more they'll have to shell out for tuition this fall.

The Georgia Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on tuition hikes for the state's 35 public colleges and universities. The vote comes after lawmakers cut hundreds of millions from higher education coffers to help balance the books amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.

May 11, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Student to attend medical career conference

This June, Molly Zechman will be one of 400 students selected nationwide to go to Washington, D.C., to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine. Students are selected on their academic achievements and leadership skills.

May 10, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Elementary students celebrate Cinco de Mayo

With empañadas on their plates and piñatas ready to burst, Liberty Elementary School students celebrated Cinco de Mayo on Wednesday.

May 07, 2010 | jmccall@coastalcourier.com | Education


Camp prepares incoming kindergartners

The Liberty County School System will offer a kindergarten transition camp this summer at each elementary school. All students who are registered for kindergarten for the next school year will have the opportunity to participate in the free program.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI students selected for state chorus

Six Bradwell Institute Chorus students were selected to sing in the 2010 Georgia All-State Chorus. The students passed two singing auditions, which included an art song solo, scales, tonal memory and sight-singing.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS FFA'ers attends state convention

The Liberty County High School FFA group attended the Georgia State FFA Convention on April 22-24. Members performed community service by participating in the Rebuilding Macon House Painting Project.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


SGMS students raise Pennies for Patients

One million People in the United States, many of them children, have a blood cancer such as leukemia or lymphoma. During February, Snelson-Golden Middle School participated in a fundraiser led by the National Junior Honor Society called "Pennies for Patients" to raise money for cancer research through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI team performs well at literary meets

Bradwell Institute placed second in the March 13 Region Literary Meet at Savannah Arts Academy.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


JBE students, parents clean up campus

Jordye Bacon Elementary School had its campus clean-up day March 6. More than 130 community residents pitched in to help with spring cleaning. JBE staff, students and volunteers worked to clean playground equipment, pick up pinecones, clean sidewalks and tidy up other areas of the school. The volunteers also created two vegetable gardens that students will use.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students fly eco-friendly kites

Waldo Pafford first-grade students celebrated Earth Day by reusing plastic shopping bags to make kites. Students took to the school's field recently to fly their kites.

May 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


LCHS puts art center stage

Just like in any big city high-brow art gallery patrons milled around various art displays, commenting on various pieces while servers in starched black and white uniforms served refreshments and young virtuosos performed.

May 04, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Education


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Spotlight on students at fair

The Liberty County Media Festival shined spotlights on students last week at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center, which was decked out like a red-carpet ...

May 26, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Long seniors walk through elementary school

Long County High School seniors may have started a tradition Monday.

May 24, 2016 | By Taylor L. Cornell Correspondent | Education


Schools dealing with federal conflict on transgender students

The Georgia Department of Education is taking the U.S. Education and Justice departments to task for issuing guidance on the rights of transgender students ...

May 24, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


65 attend Long County baccalaureate

About 65 Long County High School seniors - more than a third of the Class of 2016 - attended a baccalaureate service May 15 at the school.

May 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County BoE budget expecting more growth

For the second straight year, Long County school employees would get a "one-time salary adjustment" of 3 percent if the Board of Education approves a ...

May 24, 2016 | By Jason Wermers | Education


Preliminary BoE budget calls for 3% raises

The Liberty County School System's preliminary fiscal-year 2016-17 budget shows an overall increase compared to this year's budget because of added funding from ...

May 23, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Long County breaks ground for new school

The Long County School System broke ground Tuesday for a new school to serve grades three through eight.

May 23, 2016 | By Taylor L. Cornell Correspondent | Education


FPCA graduates ready for future

Fourteen First Presbyterian Christian Academy seniors graduated Saturday in an intimate ceremony honoring each student's hard work. Family and friends gathered at First Baptist ...

May 21, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Rotary presents scholarships

Hinesville Rotary Club recently honored the winners of the club's three $1,000 annual scholarships.

May 17, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Special Needs Gala is a big hit

Special-needs students from around Liberty County danced the night away at a gala held in their honor Friday evening at Bradwell Institute.

May 17, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Young students see their next school

Seven Long County Head Start students will attend kindergarten next year. The students and their parents took a recent field trip to Smiley Elementary to ...

May 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker fifth-graders graduate C.H.A.M.P.S.

Roughly 250 Walker Elementary School fifth graders graduated their 10-week Choosing Healthy Activities Promoting Safety program Friday morning. The graduation ceremony was held at Long ...

May 12, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Education


Two earn degrees

Wells earns bachelor's

May 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty County schools working to ensure students eat breakfast

The Liberty County School Nutrition Program recently hosted a Breakfast with the Breakfast Team.

May 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teachers feel the love

Liberty County High School teachers were greeted with signs and cheers as they arrived for work Tuesday during National Teacher Appreciation Week. Tuesday was National ...

May 09, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


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