Adults go back to school for a variety of reasons. They may have personal accomplishment goals or their motivation could be purely financial. Unemployment has recently led many individuals back to the classroom.
Saving enough money for a child's college education is a concern so great many parents began planning even before their first child was born. The escalating costs of a college education make such concerns wholly understandable.
Homework is often a daunting task for parents as well as students, and can easily become the cause of family disputes, regardless of how conscientious your kids are. As parents try to ensure their children prioritize schoolwork and complete tasks on time, they have to contend with trying to fit in various activities and family commitments. For students, concentrating at home can be tough, especially after a long school day that starts early and may include a lunchtime meeting for the science club and lacrosse practice after school.
ATHENS - University of Georgia undergraduate Edward Wells Jr. of Hinesville is one of 13 second-year students selected to participate in the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) apprentice program. The sophomores join a group of 15 first-year participants.
Button Gwinnett Elementary students recently participated in the school's annual science fair. The childrens' projects covered a range of interesting topics. Students who earned grand-prize ribbons are, from left: third-grader Eduardo Renta-Colon, fourth-grader Adam Scharnagl, first-grader Joshua Duncan, third-grader Nikolas Favors, second-grader Desiah Vicente', Krystell Sanchez, fourth-grader Daniel Roman, fifth-grader Damian Lustiano and fifth-grader Marjare Fotu.
Mrs. Connie Klein's fourth-grade gifted resource class at Joseph Martin Elementary studied ancient Egypt before the holiday break. The students learned about mummification, including how the ancient Egyptians prepared bodies for mummification, embalming procedures, wrapping the bodies and arrangements for the afterlife.
The Bradwell Institute Future Farmers of America chapter visited Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Long County on Thursday to share some holiday cheer with residents. The students sang Christmas carols, talked with residents and brought along their classroom pet, Petunia the pig, which proved to be popular.
State School Superintendent Brad Bryant earlier this month announced that Georgia's students, across all categories, made positive gains on the 2010 Georgia High School Writing Test. Ninety-four percent of all students met or exceeded the standard for the test, a five percentage point increase from 89 percent in 2009.
Christmas came early to the children at Liberty County Head Start, courtesy of the Red Dragon Battalion and the Riceboro Fire Department.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School students recently collected canned goods and other foods to provide meals to senior citizens.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association recently announced a county-wide coloring contest.
Happy chatter filled Lyman Hall Elementary's gymnasium Friday as rows of mini Santas stood before a sea of smiling parents just one day ahead of the Liberty County School System's winter break.
Suzanne Russell might just be the happiest educator in the Liberty County School System.
Liberty Elementary School is excited about students reading; even adults are excited - and doing some gross things to show they care. To demonstrate their support for literacy, Principal Chris Anderson, Assistant Principal Rebecca Mock and teachers Lela Stokes-Dickens and Justin Peterman recently ate crickets as the student body cheered them on.
More than 500 Liberty Elementary School students participated in the school's fitness moment, joining the Atlanta Falcons via a live webcast for a 30-minute workout session Dec. 7. The Falcons attempted to set a Guinness World Record for the largest virtual physical education class in the Georgia Dome.
The Liberty County Board of Education had a short meeting last week, when members heard concerns from community members and recommendations for the school system ...
Operation Homefront's Back-To-School Brigade will provide a limited amount of backpacks filled with school supplies to military children at the Community Activities Information and ...
The 18th annual Back to School Rally returned Saturday to Briar Bay Park near Riceboro to get parents and students excited for the upcoming school ...
Summer is when some high school students sleep in, relax on the beach and have fun with friends.
ATLANTA - Beginning this month, the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services is making more than 425,000 accessible e-books available for free to patrons who ...
The Liberty County Health Department has set two Back to School clinics to vaccinate school-age children.
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