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JME class demonstrates mummification knowledge

Mrs. Connie Klein's fourth-grade gifted resource class at Joseph Martin Elementary studied ancient Egypt before the holiday break. The students learned about mummification, including how the ancient Egyptians prepared bodies for mummification, embalming procedures, wrapping the bodies and arrangements for the afterlife.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI FFA delivers Christmas cheer

The Bradwell Institute Future Farmers of America chapter visited Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Long County on Thursday to share some holiday cheer with residents. The students sang Christmas carols, talked with residents and brought along their classroom pet, Petunia the pig, which proved to be popular.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students make gains on state writing test

State School Superintendent Brad Bryant earlier this month announced that Georgia's students, across all categories, made positive gains on the 2010 Georgia High School Writing Test. Ninety-four percent of all students met or exceeded the standard for the test, a five percentage point increase from 89 percent in 2009.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Santa, soldiers visit Head Start

Christmas came early to the children at Liberty County Head Start, courtesy of the Red Dragon Battalion and the Riceboro Fire Department.

December 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BG students reach out to seniors

Button Gwinnett Elementary School students recently collected canned goods and other foods to provide meals to senior citizens.

December 22, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


MLK panel details student contests

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association recently announced a county-wide coloring contest.

December 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Christmas tunes start school break

Happy chatter filled Lyman Hall Elementary's gymnasium Friday as rows of mini Santas stood before a sea of smiling parents just one day ahead of the Liberty County School System's winter break.

December 20, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


System names teacher of the year

Suzanne Russell might just be the happiest educator in the Liberty County School System.

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


Educators bitten by reading bug

Liberty Elementary School is excited about students reading; even adults are excited - and doing some gross things to show they care. To demonstrate their support for literacy, Principal Chris Anderson, Assistant Principal Rebecca Mock and teachers Lela Stokes-Dickens and Justin Peterman recently ate crickets as the student body cheered them on.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students work out with Atlanta Falcons

More than 500 Liberty Elementary School students participated in the school's fitness moment, joining the Atlanta Falcons via a live webcast for a 30-minute workout session Dec. 7. The Falcons attempted to set a Guinness World Record for the largest virtual physical education class in the Georgia Dome.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


How to keep kids busy over break

Children love having time off from school, but their delight isn't always shared by parents. Left to their own devices and without a way to channel excess energy, children may become screaming banshees or moody couch potatoes. By providing plenty of activities during the holiday breaks, parents can preserve their sanity and keep children busy.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


TV anchor promotes safety project

WTOC anchor Sonny Dixon visited Walker Middle School on Thursday to promote the school's C.H.A.M.P.S. program. C.H.A.M.P.S., which stands for choosing healthy activities and methods promoting safety, is a 13-week Georgia Sheriffs' Association program that teaches fifth-graders about drug awareness, internet safety, abduction prevention, how to handle peer pressure and bullying and staying safe while home alone.

December 16, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


STC recognized for enrollment growth

For the second time in recent history, Savannah Technical College earned national attention for its explosive enrollment growth, ranking 22nd nationally among fastest growing two-year colleges serving between 5,000-9,999 students, according to a report recently released by Community College Week magazine.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Officials say school buck bullying trend

In recent months, national news networks have spotlighted bullying incidents in schools and colleges, including extreme cases where students have been injured or even committed suicide.

December 14, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Bradwell chorus sings at district

Twenty-five Bradwell chorus students recently participated in the District I Honor Chorus in Savannah. They practiced the music before the event and worked with guest clinicians for two days to prepare a concert, which was held at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Amanda Durden is the choral director at Bradwell.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


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Health department to hold three back-to-school clinics

The Liberty County Health Department will be holding back-to-school clinics in late July and early August for students in need of immunizations and vision, hearing ...

June 29, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Button Gwinnett Elementary School fourth nine weeks honor roll

A Honor Roll

June 27, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Academic news

Brenau University

June 23, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


A senior makeover with plans for a takeover

A young African-American male with well-maintained dred locks and his mother entered my office for a post secondary transition appointment. His mother asked questions about ...

June 22, 2017 | By Tamara Bogan | Education


Midway student helps VSU win bowl

Midway's Molly Zechman helped Valdosta State University win first place at the 2017 Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention's inaugural Praxis Bowl.

June 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teacher gets grants for Long County High School art program

Melissa Lambert recently received a $819 grant for the Long County High School Art Program from the Rayonier Advanced Materials Foundation Grant Program. It is ...

June 21, 2017 | Staff report | Education


Interim superintendent sworn in; BoE sets a budget

All Liberty County School System employees will have their salaries adjusted to reflect a 2 percent raise.

June 21, 2017 | Tiffany King | Education


Honor rolls: Joseph Martin

Joseph Martin

June 20, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Academic honors

ATLANTA - Two students from Liberty County earned degrees from Georgia State University last month:

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students engineer small electric cars

Cloudy days outside didn't stop Liberty County High School students from building mini solar-powered cars as part of the school's two-day STEAM Camp.

June 19, 2017 | Tiffany King | Education


Honor Roll: Liberty Elementary School

Liberty Elementary School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 16, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Honor Roll: Midway Middle School

Midway Middle School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 15, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


College, career academy touts its focus on getting, keeping jobs

Students of the Liberty College and Career Academy showed what made them career and college ready at the LCCA Night of Excellence last month.

June 15, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Lewis Frasier Middle School

Lewis Frasier Middle School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Long BoE gets look at budget

The Long County Board of Education got a look Monday at a proposed 2017-18 budget that includes a $28 million general fund and $23.5 ...

June 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


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