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VIP give scholarship

Juanita Strickland of VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently presented Japheth Parker with a $500 scholarship from the business.

June 05, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Retired educators give scholarship

The Liberty-Long Retired Educators recently selected Liberty County High School senior Jeremy Fermin as its college scholarship winner. Jane Cart, the organization's scholarship coordinator, presented it to him. Fermin will be attending the University of Georgia and plans to major in music education. His parents are Bernard and Dotty Fermin.

June 05, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Summer lunch sites announced

The Liberty County Commission is participating in the Summer Food Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Meals will be provided at all sites listed. The program will be open for service on June 11-July 27. Meals will be served between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

June 05, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Midway Middle gets grant to undate technology

The Georgia State Board of Education recently awarded technology grants to 60 public schools in Georgia as part of the Title II-funded Instructional Technology Enhanced Environments Competitive Grant program. Each of the schools will receive $96,250 for the fiscal year 2007 to implement 21st Century Learning Environments.

June 05, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Middle school students win math award

Students in Leslie Devaney's advanced math class at Lewis Frasier Middle School were recently recognized for participating in the First in Math program, which lets students compete against others in the state and nation in on-line math activities. Those pictured placed first among Georgia students.

June 02, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Action agencies offer scholarship

The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority joins with the Georgia Community Action Association in announcing the availability of $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to Georgians who attend a post high school institution or have been accepted at such an educational institution.

June 02, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


First grader wins writing award

Joseph Martin Elementary School first grader Uyen-Vy Hoang won the countywide grade-level Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition with her story "The Very Hungry Lion."

June 02, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Pre-K teachers show others how it's done

Two members of the Liberty County Pre-K Center faculty, Diane L. Sanker, curriculum coordinator/instructional technology specialist, and Dr. Betty Cashon, special education teacher, were among the 100-plus workshop presenters at the recent Bright Beginnings/Promising Futures 2007 Georgia Early Learning Conference in Atlanta.

May 31, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Post fifth graders finish DARE

Woodruff Theater recently had a full house for the Fort Stewart Department of Emergency Services Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduation ceremony.

May 31, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Education


College tuition inflation

Freshmen heading to one of Georgia's public colleges or universities in the fall could pay more than $300 more per semester than some current students due to new tuition rates recently approved by the Board of Regents.

May 29, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Education


School shows off technology

Fourth grader Jason Raynes explains a photo-biography slideshow to Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe. The exchange took place as local leaders in education, business and politics glimpsed the future of education on Tuesday during Joseph Martin Elementary School's "A New Day - A New Way" presentation. Guests were treated to a tour around the school to see how teachers use technology to create interactive learning environments and how students benefit from becoming more tech savvy. Raynes used a laptop and free Microsoft Photo Story 3 software to blend text, sound and images to create his project.

May 29, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Students perform, display art

The arts brought Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute together to celebrate the second annual Artsfest at Liberty County High on April 26.

May 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Ludowici student in state tech school competition

Stacey Benaske of Ludowici will represent Savannah Technical College in the state GOAL competition.

May 29, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Wax figues come to life at Taylors Creek

About 92 fifth graders at Taylors Creek Elementary participated in the second annual Wax Museum Night on Tuesday.

May 26, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Education


High school graduations May 26

May 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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GSU festival focuses on sciences

Georgia Southern University is gearing up for its second annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics festival from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, 847 Plant Drive in Statesboro, according to georgiasouthern.edu.

September 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Exchange students bring culture to Liberty, Long

Anchalee Chinwitayakul and Anna Neumann may have been in the United States for only a month, but both already know their favorite American foods.

September 17, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Long County enrollment up again

Monday, the Long County Board of Education learned enrollment had increased this year by 94 this year.

September 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


BoE conducts self-assessment, discusses communication

The Liberty County Board of Education held two meetings Tuesday in addition to a press conference to address contract adjustments for Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

September 12, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


ASU breaks ground on new Liberty Center

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal - along with Armstrong State University President Dr. Linda Bleicken and other city, county and state officials - broke ground Wednesday at the site of Armstrong's future Liberty Center campus.

September 12, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


FPCA graduate wins Pioneer Club scholarship

Brooke Standard of Hinesville has been selected to receive the 2014 Lisa Peebles Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the local CenturyLink Pioneer Club.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


HS work program praised by coordinator

Long County High School Work-Based Learning is going well this year, according to program coordinator Brian Thomas.

September 11, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Liberty student on Keep American Beautiful

STAMFORD, Conn. - Keep America Beautiful has selected Liberty County High School student Ciara Goodmanson as one of 10 high-school students from across the country to serve on KAB's third national Youth Advisory Council.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


State's online school has open seats

Georgia Connections Academy, a free public virtual charter school open to students from every county of the state, has openings for students in grades 9-12.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Gov. Deal, other officials break ground for Armstrong Liberty campus

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, along with Armstrong President Linda Bleicken and other military leaders, city officials and state legislators, broke ground Wednesday at the site of the new Armstrong Liberty Center, slated to open in summer 2015.

September 10, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Schools earn math, science grant

The Liberty County School System received notification Aug. 21 that its Math and Science Partnership program proposal has been approved by the Georgia Department of Education.

September 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE explains superintendent's pay adjustment

The Liberty County Board of Education held a press conference Tuesday morning to address the recently-renegotiated contract for Superintendent of Schools Dr. Valya Lee.

September 10, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


GSU teams up with Liberty schools

The Liberty County School System and Georgia Southern University have partnered in a research initiative known as Project ESCOLAR (eText Supports for Collaborative Online Learning and Academic Reading).

September 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Literacy week in state Sept. 15-19

In acknowledgement of September as National Literacy Month and the United Nations' observance of International Literacy Day on Sept. 8, Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed Sept. 8 Literacy Action Day and Sept. 15-19 Literacy Action Week for Georgia.

September 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Digital textbooks available free

Although the 2014-15 academic year now is in full swing, teachers, school leaders, parents and students still can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education's website.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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