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Reading Bowl takes center stage

Students took part last week in a quiz-style competition at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center to test their knowledge on books.

February 02, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Area students make honors lists

DAHLONEGA - Tiffany Erickson of Fort Stewart, Georgia, made the fall 2015 dean's list at the University of North Georgia (for achieving a 3.5 GPA, carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester and having no grade lower than B.

February 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE earns quality board badge

The Long County Board of Education recently received the Quality School Board Badge from the Georgia School Board Association.

January 28, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Comment period open for new social studies, science standards

ATLANTA - The State Board of Education has posted the first Georgia Standards of Excellence for science and social studies for comments until the middle of March.

January 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong, Ga. Southern rank among best online programs

In a report published this week, U.S. News & World Report magazine ranks Armstrong State and Georgia Southern universities as among having two of the best online programs in the nation.

January 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE honors retirees

The Long County Board of Education honored three retiring employees at a recent board meeting.

January 19, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


Students today, teachers tomorrow in Long County

Five Long County High School students recently took their first steps toward becoming teachers by completing the school's Tide to Teachers program.

January 19, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Education


Petition asks that Liberty County Board of Education meetings be videotaped

Resident Lonnie Fayson presented a petition with 150 signatures Tuesday evening to the Liberty County Board of Education.

January 16, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Leadership topic at Ga. Tech-Savannah

SAVANNAH - The first workshop in Georgia Tech-Savannah's "Leading Well" series in 2016 will focus on leadership fundamentals such as critical thinking and emotional intelligence. It will be Jan. 27-28 on the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus.

January 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Some computer purchases now qualify for savings plan

ATLANTA - Parents and grandparents, who are using the Path2College 529 Plan to prepare or pay for their loved ones' college education can now take advantage of new perks.

January 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Red Cross club hands out 3,400 gift bags, cards

The Fort Stewart American Red Cross Youth Group, the Red Club, had 21 volunteers who passed out 3,396 holiday bags and cards, 258 canned goods and 1,456 personal items for the holidays.

January 07, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong’s military-friendly designation renewed by publisher

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Military Friendly Public Universities and Colleges by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse.

January 07, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Ouyan makes Georgia College dean's list

MILLEDGEVILLE - Lisa Ouyang of Hinesville completed courses with grades that qualified for the dean's list for the fall semester at Georgia College. Students making the list completed at least 12 hours of coursework with a 3.5 GPA or higher.

January 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong receives $100k for food-donation fund

SAVANNAH - A local family that wishes to remain anonymous recently donated $100,000 to establish the Armstrong Emergency Food Resource Fund at Armstrong State University. The family, which includes a faculty member and two generations of university alumni, is committed to support efforts to thwart the national trend of food insecurity among college students.

January 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savannah State Univ. to host tax conference

Savannah State University's College of Business Administration will host a tax conference on Friday, Jan. 22, on the second floor of the Student Union. Sessions run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The conference is presented in collaboration with Hancock Askew and Co.

December 31, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Bradwell graduates head into the future

A parade of blue and gold marched across the ornately decorated Olvey Field. Families sat on the bleachers of Hokey Jackson Stadium, anticipating the call ...

May 28, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Education


Comments sought on social studies standards

ATLANTA - The State Board of Education has posted the first Georgia Standards of Excellence for social studies for public comment. If approved, the standards will ...

May 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Comments sought on social studies standards

ATLANTA - The State Board of Education has posted the first Georgia Standards of Excellence for social studies for public comment. If approved, the standards will ...

May 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Spotlight on students at fair

The Liberty County Media Festival shined spotlights on students last week at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center, which was decked out like a red-carpet ...

May 26, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Long seniors walk through elementary school

Long County High School seniors may have started a tradition Monday.

May 24, 2016 | By Taylor L. Cornell Correspondent | Education


Schools dealing with federal conflict on transgender students

The Georgia Department of Education is taking the U.S. Education and Justice departments to task for issuing guidance on the rights of transgender students ...

May 24, 2016 | Staff report editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


65 attend Long County baccalaureate

About 65 Long County High School seniors - more than a third of the Class of 2016 - attended a baccalaureate service May 15 at the school.

May 24, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County BoE budget expecting more growth

For the second straight year, Long County school employees would get a "one-time salary adjustment" of 3 percent if the Board of Education approves a ...

May 24, 2016 | By Jason Wermers | Education


Preliminary BoE budget calls for 3% raises

The Liberty County School System's preliminary fiscal-year 2016-17 budget shows an overall increase compared to this year's budget because of added funding from ...

May 23, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Long County breaks ground for new school

The Long County School System broke ground Tuesday for a new school to serve grades three through eight.

May 23, 2016 | By Taylor L. Cornell Correspondent | Education


FPCA graduates ready for future

Fourteen First Presbyterian Christian Academy seniors graduated Saturday in an intimate ceremony honoring each student's hard work. Family and friends gathered at First Baptist ...

May 21, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Rotary presents scholarships

Hinesville Rotary Club recently honored the winners of the club's three $1,000 annual scholarships.

May 17, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Special Needs Gala is a big hit

Special-needs students from around Liberty County danced the night away at a gala held in their honor Friday evening at Bradwell Institute.

May 17, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Young students see their next school

Seven Long County Head Start students will attend kindergarten next year. The students and their parents took a recent field trip to Smiley Elementary to ...

May 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker fifth-graders graduate C.H.A.M.P.S.

Roughly 250 Walker Elementary School fifth graders graduated their 10-week Choosing Healthy Activities Promoting Safety program Friday morning. The graduation ceremony was held at Long ...

May 12, 2016 | By Patty Leon | Education


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