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BI cadets win right to compete in Virginia

Four cadets from Bradwell Institute's JROTC program will attend the 2010 JROTC Leadership Symposium on June 25-29 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. The BI cadets beat out more than 1,700 other teams for the honor. Only the top 48 teams were chosen to attend the symposium.

June 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Lyman Hall students help pet shelter

The staff and students at Lyman Hall Elementary worked throughout the school year to raise money for the Liberty County Humane Shelter. Fundraising events included selling dill pickles, lollipops, scented pencils and water balloons.

June 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students graduate, make honors lists

WARRENSBURG, Mo. - Raymond Willson of Hinesville graduated from the University of Central Missouri last month with a master's of arts degree.

June 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Commissioner speaks to fifth-graders

Liberty County Commissioner Gary Gilliard was the guest speaker at Jordye Bacon Elementary School's recent fifth-grade graduation ceremony. Gilliard congratulated the students on their achievements this year and offered a few words of encouragement as the children head into sixth grade.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savanah Tech graduates more than 200

SAVANNAH - More than 200 students marched last Tuesday in Savannah Technical College's 2010 spring commencement ceremony in the Johnny Mercer Theatre. Graduates included those receiving associate degrees, professional diplomas, technical certificates of credits and General Education diplomas. More than 900 students earned credentials since the December 2009 graduation.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia 'Racing to the Top' a second time

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced recently that Georgia has submitted its application to the U.S. Department of Education for the second round of federal "Race to the Top" grants. As part of its phase two application, Georgia added three school districts, Dade, Peach and Pulaski, to the 23 districts that applied in the first round. The three new districts were chosen to align federal School Improvement Grants with Race to the Top. The state stands to receive up to $400 million over four years to implement its plan if selected.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Resolution likely means increased class sizes

The Liberty County Board of Education recently adopted a resolution to increase class sizes for the 2010-11 school year. The resolution follows a State Board of Education exemption allowing schools to exceed statutory and regulatory class size maximums in the wake of declining school revenues at the state and local levels.

June 16, 2010 | Jenn Alexander McCall | Education


FPCA graduates 14

Fourteen First Presbyterian Christian Academy seniors said their good byes and took the next steps toward their futures at Saturday morning's graduation ceremony. Although last year's graduating class contained one more student than this year's, the class of 2010 celebrated an additional milestone.

June 14, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Education


Colleges work to help students succeed

Gone are the days when students were classified as "college material" by nothing more than a passing glance at their high school academic records. These days, area colleges and universities are helping potential attendees get that extra boost in order to succeed in higher education through provisional, incentive and preparatory programs.

June 11, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Local educator honored at banquet in Atlanta

Liberty County Schools' Teacher of the Year Amanda Durden, a music teacher at Bradwell Institute, was among the Georgia educators honored at a banquet in Atlanta last week.

June 11, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student's achievement flies under radar

A lost delivery resulted in a missed opportunity for one Liberty County High School student, but she is still headed for a bright future.

June 09, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Students walk red carpet with media projects

Students and parents strolled down the red carpet May 10-13 in front of Liberty County School System's Performing Arts Center, making their way into the annual Media Festival.

June 09, 2010 | By Jaime Rearley Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA sets summer camps

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will offer summer camps beginning this month. The camps are open to the public and will offer children opportunities to try new activities and take day trips.

June 04, 2010 | By Patty Leon | Education


States to set uniform standards for teachers

SUWANEE - By third grade, students should know how to write a complex sentence and add fractions, no matter if they live in Georgia or California.

Eighth-graders should understand the Pythagorean theorem. And by high school graduation, all U.S. students should be ready for college or a career.

June 03, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Rep. Barrow addresses BPC graduates

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College had commencement ceremonies for the class of 2010 on May 15 on the Mount Vernon campus.

June 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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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


Youth leadership class has orientation

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-18 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class kicked off the year with orientation at the Hinesville branch of Live Oak ...

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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