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Show at library stresses head safety

About a dozen attentive youngsters learned how to keep their noggins intact at the Hinesville branch of the Live Oak Public Libraries on Tuesday.

April 07, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Work-based learning pays off for student

Liberty County High School student Traci Horton attended a recent meeting of local educators in the business-computer science and career, technical and agricultural fields to share her experiences as a receptionist for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

April 07, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savannah Tech council honors STARS

SAVANNAH - The Savannah Technical College Community Council will host its fourth annual Tribute to Community STARs (Savannah Tech's Achievement Recognition) on Friday, honoring some 20 individuals nominated for their service and dedication at work or in the community. The luncheon is at noon Friday in the Eckburg auditorium on the Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road. The event is open to the public, and tickets cost $50 per person.

April 07, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Taylors Creek puts math skills to test

Taylors Creek Elementary recently had a Math Career Day. Twenty-five presenters, including businesses, agencies and parents, explained how they use skills learned in school - especially math - in their careers.

April 07, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI senior at GSU scholar showcase

STATESBORO - Outstanding high school seniors recently attended Georgia Southern University's annual Southern Scholars Showcase at the Statesboro campus. Christopher Smythe, a Bradwell Institute student, was among the participants.

April 07, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Grade-schoolers get peek at future careers

Students at Lyman Hall Elementary School learned firsthand Friday about several career opportunities available in Liberty County. Roughly 16 job types were represented at the outdoor career fair, said parent involvement facilitator Lavonia LeCounte.

April 05, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Liberty County celebrates literacy

Volunteers descended upon Liberty County schools Thursday in celebration of Read Across Liberty Day, co-sponsored by Rotary Club of Hinesville, Kiwanis Club of Liberty County, Target, Keep Liberty Beautiful and Prevent Child Abuse Liberty.

April 02, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Schools raise $10,000 for Haiti relief

Liberty County students stepped up to the plate for a recent fundraiser for the victims of the Haiti earthquakes. Students at every school participated in different fundraising activities. Some schools collected coins, some classrooms had contests, some made a competition out of it, but everyone had a hand in raising $10,000.

April 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE lobbies for aid during D.C. trip

Several members of the Liberty County Board of Education recently traveled to Washington, D.C. BoE Chairwoman Lily Baker, board member Charlie Frasier, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services Mary Alexander and Assistant Superintendent of Finance Jason Rogers attended the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools Association conference. The organization is a nonprofit, non-partisan corporation of school districts from around the United States. It was created primarily to educate Congress on the importance of Impact Aid.

March 31, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students attend math, reading party

On March 18, Midway Middle School had its third nine weeks Accelerated Reader/First in Math incentive party. To be invited, students must have at least an 85 percent average and they must meet their individualized Accelerated Reader point goals.

March 31, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia misses out on first round of Race to Top

Georgia was not among the states selected to receive first-round funding from the federal Race to the Top program. It does, however, allow the state to pursue funding opportunities in round two of the application process.

March 31, 2010 | Staff report | Education


BI senior juggles work, school, real world

Graduating from high school and deciding what career path to pursue are two of life's first big milestones for many young people. Eriko Smith, a senior at Bradwell Institute, is just a stone's throw away from both of these and, thanks to the Liberty County School System's Work-Based Learning Program, she's well-prepared.

March 31, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA science night sparks creativity

On March 22, First Presbyterian Christian Academy had its annual science night. On science night, all FPCA high school students create and present science experiments for the elementary school students, bridging the age gap between them for a night filled with fun and learning. The experiments vary from science lab staples, such as chemical reactions, to oddities most people would not recognize, like creating plastic or glow-in-the dark bubbles.

March 31, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County High gets new principal

At its March meeting, the Long County Board of Education named a new high school principal for the 2010-11 school year. The board didn't have to look far. Current assistant principal, Scotty Hattaway, was chosen to replace Dr. Dolores Mallard.

March 29, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


FPCA literary team competes at state

Five members of the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Literary team, Kaelan Dorr, Caroline Riley, Nicole Lartigue, Megan Matthews and Patrick Steele, competed in the GISA Class A state meet on March 16 at Valdosta State University.

March 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Keel to be sworn in Tuesday to Liberty County BoE seat

The Liberty County School System will host a swearing-in ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday for Dr. Yvette Keel, who recently won a special election to fill the District 6 Board of Education seat vacated by Sampie Smith.

July 27, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


New LCHS principal returning to 'Pantherland'

Liberty County High School's new principal, Stephanie Woods, is excited about the upcoming school year.

July 26, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


Armstrong registration day for professionals

Armstrong State University will host a one-day registration event for new students to apply, be admitted and sign up for fall classes from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. in Savannah

July 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students go to D.C.

Fifth-grade students from Waldo Pafford Elementary, along with their parents and second-grade teacher Nicole Carter, traveled to Washington in early June as part of the World Strides Discover Now Education program.

July 25, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


State grants charter status to Liberty schools

The charter-system application for the Liberty County School System has been approved.

July 25, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


Liberty schools seeking more teachers

As the start of a new school year quickly approaches, Liberty County finds itself short of teachers.

July 20, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


Language degrees at Coastal Georgia

BRUNSWICK - The College of Coastal Georgia will be one of four schools in the University System of Georgia expanding foreign language programs through an online eMajor system approved by the USG Board of Regents.

July 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students graduate, earn honors at college

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently had its spring commencement for graduate and undergraduate students at Hanner Fieldhouse and Allen E. Paulson Stadium.

July 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two BI students name to scholar society

Two Bradwell Institute students have been selected as members of the National Society of High School Scholars, the organization recently announced.

July 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Graduates received VVA scholarships

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 789 recently presented scholarships to two outstanding graduates.

July 08, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student graduates Mercer, honored by school

Brandon Standard of Allenhurst graduated from Mercer University with a Bachelor of Science in biology and a minor in chemistry during the school's spring 2015 commencement.

July 08, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA valedictorian attends reception

Sarah McPherson, First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Class of 2015 valedictorian, attended a reception hosted by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and first lady Sandra Deal to honor the state's 2015 valedictorians June 6 at the governor's mansion in Atlanta.

July 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


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