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Wolf gets his day in court

Kimberly Boucher's third-grade Liberty Elementary class held a mock trial on Sept. 13 for the Big Bad Wolf.

September 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Parents treated to breakfast with students

Joseph Martin Elementary's recent "Muffins for Mom" event was a success, JME Principal Sue Tolley said. At 7:15 a.m. Friday, students began to pass through the serving line with their parents, grandparents and guardians. Staff members greeted the families and served juice, coffee and muffins.

September 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Study: Teacher bonuses don't raise test scores

ATLANTA - Offering big bonuses to teachers failed to raise students' test scores in a three-year study released Tuesday that calls into question the Obama administration's push for merit pay to improve education.

September 22, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Students get taste of Hispanic culture

Sixteen squirming pre-K students sat in a semi-circle waiting for the surprise their teacher Kim Durrence had promised them.

September 17, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Adult education expands into Riceboro

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College and the city of Riceboro are partnering to bring adult education/GED classes to area residents beginning this fall at the Riceboro Youth Center on Highway 17.

September 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


State BoE: SAT drop due to number of takers

The largest and most diverse group of graduating seniors in Georgia's history took the SAT this year. The SAT participation rate for the Georgia class of 2010 - 74 percent - was among the top 10 in the nation. Of the state's 2010 college-bound seniors who took the SAT, 44.6 percent were minority students, up from 35 percent in 2005 and 30.4 percent in 2000. In addition, 37.9 percent of the state's SAT takers indicated that they are first-generation college attendees.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


State kicks off Red Ribbon campaign

ATLANTA - Georgia will kick off its annual statewide Red Ribbon campaign at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Centennial Olympic Park. Last year, the event drew more than 500 students from across the state. The campaign signals the start of red ribbon activities in schools throughout the state Oct. 23-30.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU president to be installed in office

Dr. Linda M. Bleicken officially will be inaugurated as Armstrong Atlantic State University's seventh president at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, in the Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium. The date has a special significance for the institution, as it marked the first day of classes at the historic Armstrong House in 1935.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


DoD schools face unique challenges

Multiple deployments and frequent school transitions are just a few of the issues on Marilee Fitzgerald's plate this school year.

September 13, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Exchange students diversify FPCA student body

School has been in session for more than a month, but some students are just now arriving.

September 10, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Dads lend hand at Head Start center

The Long County Head Start Program's recent "make-a-hat" day was a hit with children and the 28 volunteers who helped them, center supervisor Vicky Haynes said.

September 08, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


DoD, Liberty schools honored for partnership

The Liberty County School System and the Department of Defense, Fort Stewart Garrison Command recently were recognized at the Georgia Career and Technical Education Association Conference in Atlanta. The duo received the award for "unique work-based learning/youth apprenticeship business partnership."

September 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


State faces battle over school reform

ATLANTA - Georgia faces a tough battle to implement education reforms in 26 school districts as more massive state funding cuts loom on the horizon.

September 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Hinesville cadet performs in Scotland

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - As a member of The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes, Cadet Joshua Barnard Rodgers of Hinesville participated this month in the 2010 Diamond Jubilee of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

August 30, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty students' ACT scores lag behind state's

College-bound high school seniors aren't wasting any time gearing up for standardized admissions tests, such as the ACT and SAT. And their hard work is paying off.

August 25, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


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Bradwell alumni speaks with students

Last Wednesday Feb. 15, Bradwell Institute alumni Delrish Moore returned to his alma mater and spoke to Coach Faye Baker's Communication Skills class. Moore ...

February 20, 2017 | Daniel Waugh | Education


Honor Roll: Frank Long Elementary School

Frank Long Elementary School recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:

February 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor Roll: Waldo Pafford Elementary

Waldo Pafford Elementary recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:

February 16, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Club teaches students empathy

Students at First Presbyterian Christian Academy are learning what it means to be kind through the school's Kindness Club.

February 16, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


GSU graduates, honors students

STATESBORO - The 25th annual Georgia Southern fall commencement presented degrees to approximately 1,700 students in the school's eight colleges. Graduates included:

February 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students set to visit state capitol

Bradwell Institute's Friends Helping Friends will walk up the state Capitol steps Tuesday to be honored by lawmakers for their service to special needs ...

February 15, 2017 | Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Bradwell Institute recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:

February 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


University officials discuss merger

The presidents of Georgia Southern and Armstrong State universities talked consolidation during a forum at Tuesday's meeting of the Hinesville Rotary Club.

February 14, 2017 | Staff report | Education


Honor roll: Liberty County High School

Liberty County High School recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:

February 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


BOE to discuss misconduct allegations at special meeting Tuesday

The Liberty County School System Board of Education will hold a called meeting Tuesday Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. before their regular board meeting ...

February 13, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Students told to pursue their dreams

Frank Long Elementary School's True Explorers were told at a recent meeting to never give up on their dreams, even when they make mistakes.

February 12, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Armstrong again makes list as Best for Veterans

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently ranked No. 20 on Online College Plan's Top 20 Best Four-Year Colleges for Veterans list. Online College Plan compiled ...

February 09, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor Roll: Liberty Elementary School

Liberty Elementary School recently accounced its second nine-weeks honor roll:

February 09, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Honor Roll" Midway Middle School

Midway Middle School recently accounced its second nine-weeks honor roll:

February 08, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Button Gwinnett Elementary School Recently accounced its second nine-weeks honor roll:

February 06, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


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