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State ponders changes to graduation rule, asks for input

The Georgia Department of Education is considering possible changes to the state's high school graduation rule and will hold 16 sessions - including one in Savannah on May 31 - during the next three weeks.

June 13, 2007 | Submitted | Education


Georgia Southern to host trio of day camps

Georgia Southern University is offering a trio of unique day camps for elementary, middle and high school students who have an interest in art.

June 13, 2007 | Staff reports | Education


Long County graduates record number

Long County High School conducted its 2007 graduation ceremony Friday with 102 seniors receiving diplomas at Veterans Stadium.

June 07, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Students books head to war-torn Uganda

Students at Frank Long Elementary School are hoping to use the magic of storytelling to spread joy to the children of Uganda.

June 07, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Last week of classes at Long schools aim at fun

It finally arrived.

June 07, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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


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College Credit day is Nov. 15

The Liberty County School System will host a College Credit Now Day from 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 15 at the Liberty County Board of Education, 200 Bradwell St. in Hinesville.

October 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI hosts college fair for area students

Local students on Thursday had the opportunity to speak with representatives from 58 colleges and universities from around the Southeast at the annual PROBE College Fair Tour, hosted at Bradwell Institute.

October 30, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


LES STEM Night attracts more than 1,000

Liberty Elementary held its third annual STEM Night on Sept. 18.

October 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Time sparks debate about teachers

Time Magazine has stirred up a education firestorm with an article highlighting and seeming to endorse Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who want to reform education by smashing teacher tenure.

October 28, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


BoE approves ‘one-time salary adjustment’ for employees

Liberty County School System employees now have one more reason to look forward to the holidays.

October 28, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Day-care has open house

The Village Children's Learning Center celebrated its annual open house Sept. 25.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County marks School Lunch Week

All Long County schools participated in National School Lunch Week, which took place Oct. 14-17.

October 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Armstrong informs faculty of ‘military-affiliated’ issues

Over the past several years, Armstrong State University has increasingly focused on its "military-affiliated" student population – that is, active-duty, reserve and National Guard service-members, retirees, veterans and their families.

October 23, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Liberty High jumps into top 100

Liberty County High School jumped over nearly 40 other schools in a contest to win $100,000 and a concert by The Band Perry.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Charter program discussed at forum

The Liberty County School System held a community forum last Thursday at the Performing Arts Center, which included discussion on becoming a charter-school system.

October 23, 2014 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Education


Liberty FFA volunteer at run

The Liberty County High School FFA chapter volunteered at the Healthy Hinesville 5K on Saturday, Oct. 11. Proceeds from the event will benefit mental-health patients and awareness. FFA members manned the water stations at the quarter and half-way points for the 5K runners.

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teachers 'Bright Ideas' earn $22,000

Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded 16 grants totaling over $22,000 Wednesday and Thursday to teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh counties. The winning teachers were caught by surprise when Bright Ideas Prize Patrol members came to their classrooms to present them with giant balloon bouquets, gifts and checks.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


First Lady Deal reads to Liberty pre-K students

Georgia's First Lady, Sandra Deal, stopped by the Liberty County Pre-K Center on Tuesday morning as part of her state-wide tour to promote literacy and celebrate Georgia's Pre-K Month.

October 21, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Bradwell, NMSI show students the money

Students often are told that education is an investment that will pay off in the future. For 48 Bradwell Institute students, though, time spent studying is beginning to pay off now - quite literally.

October 20, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Parents picnic at Smiley

Smiley Elementary School recently held its annual Curriculum Day/Picnic for Parents celebration.

October 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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