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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


Students, staff enjoy TCE reading rally

Students and staff filled the front lawn of Taylors Creek Elementary on Nov. 19 for a school-wide reading rally. Every child carried a book and lined up to spell READ on the front lawn of the school.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Study: Teachers buy own class supplies

Many teachers look to provide exciting experiences for children in the classroom, frequently using interactive supplies and techniques intended to make learning fun.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students spread cheer at nursing home

Students in Nicole Carter's fourth-grade class at Waldo Pafford Elementary School created cards to distribute to the residents of Coastal Manor Nursing Home for Thanksgiving.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Kids can win $100 reading

The Hinesville branch of the Live Oak Public Library will have a winter reading program through Dec. 31 for children ages 0-18. To participate, pick up a winter reading record at any branch of Live Oak Public Libraries, including the Hinesville Library and Midway-Riceboro branches. After reading or being read to for a total of three hours, participants will receive a special prize (while supplies last) and an entry form to win a $100 gift certificate to GameStop. For details, call or visit any library or go to www.liveoakpl.org.

December 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Families get together over ornaments

The grounds of Lyman Hall Elementary on Thursday night were packed tighter than a mall parking lot on Black Friday as parents and children huddled for warmth near the school's entrance in anticipation of the annual Christmas Ornament Extravaganza.

December 06, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Pre-K students mark book week

It's a busy time of year for Liberty County Pre-K students and staff. They celebrated Children's Book Week during Nov. 15-19. Everyone enjoyed daily themes - like hat day, crazy sock day, mismatch day and team spirit day - that encouraged students to get excited about books and reading.

December 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savannah Tech to offer firefighting class

SAVANNAH - Beginning in January, Savannah Technical College will offer a full slate of firefighting certification and instructional programs including:

December 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Author visits Smiley Elementary

Author Pam Alexander recently visited Smiley Elementary School and talked to students about the importance of reading and understanding history.

November 26, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


LCHS donates $1,000 to Manna House

Liberty County High School made a donation of food and money to the Liberty County Manna House to help feed families who normally would go without a Thanksgiving dinner. LCHS Principal Paula Scott encouraged students and teachers to donate to the Manna House. The JROTC program spearheaded the fundraiser along with the Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning Entrepreneurial Ventures (Real) Club in collecting the school's donations of money and food.

November 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


FBLA students warm lives

Walker Middle School FBLA members participated in the second annual "Warm a Life" campaign this year. The students collected new and used blankets to hand out to local homeless people and shelters. They partnered with Mark Cooper of Factor's Cottage, Inc., who first encouraged the club to help him with his annual blanket drive. Last year, the club donated about 60 blankets. This year, the club exceeded its previous total and donated more than 90 blankets and 60 jackets to help warm the lives of others at Christmas. The blankets will be handed out on Christmas Eve.

November 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Students reflect on Black History Month

Nicole Seeney, a sixth grade English teacher at Snelson-Golden Middle School, asked her students to write essays related to Black History Month. In the media ...

February 22, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


School leaders want to partner with public

The public got a chance to learn about the Liberty County School System during a community forum Thursday at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

February 21, 2018 | Patty Leon | Education


Liberty 4-H’ers shine at District Project Achievement

Ten Liberty County junior and senior 4-H members competed at Southeast District Project Achievement Feb. 9-11, bringing home several top-place awards.

February 20, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Students win regional poetry contest

Two seniors from Liberty County captured two of the three slots to advance from regional to state Poetry Out Loud competition.

February 19, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU announces fall dean's list

Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 2,900 students for excellence in academics on the fall 2017 dean's list, including the following:

February 15, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


MCSC taking applications for scholarship, grant

Marne Community and Spouses Club (MCSC) of Fort Stewart and Hunter Army AirField is currently accepting applications its Scholarship and Grant Fund for 2017-2018.

February 14, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Donations help assure students' college education

Liberty County Schools are looking for individuals and organizations to help ensure some students who show promise early will be able to pay for college ...

February 13, 2018 | Staff report | Education


Liberty NAACP Branch forms first youth council

The Liberty County Branch NAACP elected its newest Youth Council officers for the 2018-2019 term in the General Youth Council Election held Feb. 3 at ...

February 08, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth leaders get lesson on public education

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-2018 Young Adult Liberty Leaders (YALL) class had its public education session on Jan. 25, hosted by the Liberty ...

February 07, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Bradwell Institute recently released its second nine-week honor roll:

February 05, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


Local 4-H'er wins $5,000 scholarship

CHEVY CHASE, MD - Sophia Rodriguez of Hinesville has won the 2018 4-H Youth in Action Healthy Living Pillar Award, according to the National 4-H Council.

February 05, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


Valdosta State announces dean's list

Valdosta State University recently announced that more than 1,700 students earned a spot on the fall 2017 dean's list. Including the following local ...

February 04, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


UNG announces dean's list

Alex Daniel Fernandez of Midway made the fall 2017 dean's list at the University of North Georgia for achieving at least a 3.5 ...

February 04, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


UNG announces president's honor roll

William Sterling Scaggs III of Hinesville has been named to the president's honor roll at the University of North Georgia for achieving a 4 ...

February 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Kennesaw State announces president's list

Kiana Futrell of Hinesville was recently named to the president's list at Kennesaw State University.

February 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


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