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Schools sweep media festival

One hundred and seventy eight students were recognized for their accomplishments in the International Student Media Festival during the Liberty County Board of Education's Tuesday meeting. Parents, students and educators crowded into the meeting to watch the children receive their awards.

January 14, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


BI class cooks up winning combination

Students in Deborah Stevens' culinary arts II class at Bradwell Institute are masters in the kitchen. Mixing, chopping, sautéing and combining ingredients are second nature to this blended class of students from Liberty County High School and Bradwell. Thanks to a collaborative project with Bradwell's media specialists, Nikki Lukkarinen and Miriam Hudson, Stevens' students recently mixed a little technology into their final class project.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker FBLA has holiday social

On Dec. 16, the Walker Middle School FBLA had its second annual Christmas social. Approximately 40 FBLA members enjoyed a field trip to Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Is lunch to blame for student behavior?

American consumers are paying high prices for low-quality food, and so are our public schools," said Jane Hersey, director of the nonprofit Feingold Association of the U.S.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth group sings at Capitol

Project Reach G.A.N.G. (God's Anointed Now Generation), a Riceboro-based youth group from Liberty County, sang Sunday at the state capitol in Atlanta as part of the Georgia legislature's prayer caucus.

January 12, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Two earn academic honors

Crystal C. Knowling of Liberty County was among 157 South Georgia College students to earn a spot on the 2010 fall semester dean's list, according to Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Carl B. McDonald. In addition, 38 students were named to the dean's list for part-time students.

January 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Classes off Monday

Liberty County Schools have been canceled for Monday. Here is the message on the school board's website:

January 09, 2011 | Staff report | Education


School goes 'paperless' to interest kids

Teachers at Button Gwinnett Elementary on Thursday forgot all about grade books and marking up homework assignments with red pens.

January 07, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Going back to school is big decision

Adults go back to school for a variety of reasons. They may have personal accomplishment goals or their motivation could be purely financial. Unemployment has recently led many individuals back to the classroom.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Options exist to finance child's education

Saving enough money for a child's college education is a concern so great many parents began planning even before their first child was born. The escalating costs of a college education make such concerns wholly understandable.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Homework help can go a long way

Homework is often a daunting task for parents as well as students, and can easily become the cause of family disputes, regardless of how conscientious your kids are. As parents try to ensure their children prioritize schoolwork and complete tasks on time, they have to contend with trying to fit in various activities and family commitments. For students, concentrating at home can be tough, especially after a long school day that starts early and may include a lunchtime meeting for the science club and lacrosse practice after school.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students earn honors

ATHENS - University of Georgia undergraduate Edward Wells Jr. of Hinesville is one of 13 second-year students selected to participate in the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) apprentice program. The sophomores join a group of 15 first-year participants.

January 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Button Gwinnett students earn science fair prizes

Button Gwinnett Elementary students recently participated in the school's annual science fair. The childrens' projects covered a range of interesting topics. Students who earned grand-prize ribbons are, from left: third-grader Eduardo Renta-Colon, fourth-grader Adam Scharnagl, first-grader Joshua Duncan, third-grader Nikolas Favors, second-grader Desiah Vicente', Krystell Sanchez, fourth-grader Daniel Roman, fifth-grader Damian Lustiano and fifth-grader Marjare Fotu.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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


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BI FBLA fundraiser for hurricane victims

Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America club is raising money for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.

October 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools host family fun, community event

Regency Apartments in Hinesville was filled with the sounds of music, fun and the smell of food Oct. 8 during Family Fun Fest hosted by ...

October 18, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Lewis Frasier students become REACH Scholars

Two eighth-grade Lewis Frasier Middle School students have joined the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen program, also known as REACH, and promised to graduate from ...

October 16, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Students won't have to make up missed days

Liberty County students will not have to make up any missed days due to the August eclipse and Hurricane Irma.

October 15, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


National School Bus Safety Week Focuses on Student Safety

The Liberty County School System supports this year's National School Bus Safety Week, October 16-20, 2017, and its important message to encourage motorists to ...

October 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


JME Fall Festival Friday

Joseph Martin Elementary School will host its Family Fun Festival Friday Oct. 20 at the school.

October 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS Agriculture Program/FFA Chapter Earned Industry Certification in Area of Horticulture

Liberty County High School Agriculture Program/FFA Chapter recently earned the title of being Industry Certified in the area of Horticulture.

October 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


"Helping Houston" campaign at Lewis Frasier

Lewis Frasier Middle School is collecting items to be donated to a middle school in Houston, Texas, affected by Hurricane Harvey.

October 14, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Probe College Fair brings school reps to students

Representatives from colleges and universities from across the state will be on hand to talk to Bradwell Institute students as part of the Probe College ...

October 14, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Academic honors

Two on Georgia State lists

October 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Riceboro churches start after-school program

Riceboro community churches will start an after-school program for students in kindergarten through 12th grade on Oct. 16.

October 13, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Dance set for middle schoolers on Oct. 27

Two Bradwell Institute's alumni are organizing a dance for middle school students for Oct. 27.

October 12, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Meeting set for House subcommittee

The House Education Subcommittee on School Redesign, chaired by state Rep. Valencia Stovall, D-Forest Park, will hold its next meeting from 5-7 p.m. Oct ...

October 12, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


No make-up days for school system

Liberty County students will not have to make up any missed days due to the Aug. 21 eclipse and Hurricane Irma Sept. 8-13.

October 11, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Armstrong earns designation in cyber forensics excellence

Armstrong State University has been designated as a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center ...

October 10, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


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