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AASU honors multicultural students

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's Office of Multicultural Affairs hosted its 2010 MACAS awards ceremony April 11 to recognize academic excellence among AASU minority students. Some 580 students were honored during the ceremony in the AASU Fine Arts Auditorium.

May 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Camp is to prepare incoming kindergartners

The Liberty County School System will offer a kindergarten transition camp this summer at each elementary school. All students who are registered for kindergarten for the next school year will have the opportunity to participate in the free program.

May 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI student places second in literature

Bradwell Institute placed second in the March 13 Region Literary Meet at Savannah Arts Academy.

May 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Regents approve tuition hikes up to 16%

ATLANTA - Georgia college students will pay up to $1,000 more in tuition in the coming school year under hikes passed by the state Board of Regents on Tuesday, a move that comes amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.

The tuition increases for the state's 35 public colleges and universities hit hardest at research universities: Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. Many students will pay $3,535 per semester, a 16 percent increase over last fall.

May 12, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


BI, LCHS graduations on May 21, 22

The Liberty County School System issued its guidelines for graduation on Friday, May 21 and Saturday, May 22.

May 12, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Regents voting on tuition hike

ATLANTA - Georgia college students likely will find out Tuesday how much more they'll have to shell out for tuition this fall.

The Georgia Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on tuition hikes for the state's 35 public colleges and universities. The vote comes after lawmakers cut hundreds of millions from higher education coffers to help balance the books amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.

May 11, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Student to attend medical career conference

This June, Molly Zechman will be one of 400 students selected nationwide to go to Washington, D.C., to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine. Students are selected on their academic achievements and leadership skills.

May 10, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Elementary students celebrate Cinco de Mayo

With empañadas on their plates and piñatas ready to burst, Liberty Elementary School students celebrated Cinco de Mayo on Wednesday.

May 07, 2010 | jmccall@coastalcourier.com | Education


Camp prepares incoming kindergartners

The Liberty County School System will offer a kindergarten transition camp this summer at each elementary school. All students who are registered for kindergarten for the next school year will have the opportunity to participate in the free program.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI students selected for state chorus

Six Bradwell Institute Chorus students were selected to sing in the 2010 Georgia All-State Chorus. The students passed two singing auditions, which included an art song solo, scales, tonal memory and sight-singing.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS FFA'ers attends state convention

The Liberty County High School FFA group attended the Georgia State FFA Convention on April 22-24. Members performed community service by participating in the Rebuilding Macon House Painting Project.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


SGMS students raise Pennies for Patients

One million People in the United States, many of them children, have a blood cancer such as leukemia or lymphoma. During February, Snelson-Golden Middle School participated in a fundraiser led by the National Junior Honor Society called "Pennies for Patients" to raise money for cancer research through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI team performs well at literary meets

Bradwell Institute placed second in the March 13 Region Literary Meet at Savannah Arts Academy.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


JBE students, parents clean up campus

Jordye Bacon Elementary School had its campus clean-up day March 6. More than 130 community residents pitched in to help with spring cleaning. JBE staff, students and volunteers worked to clean playground equipment, pick up pinecones, clean sidewalks and tidy up other areas of the school. The volunteers also created two vegetable gardens that students will use.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students fly eco-friendly kites

Waldo Pafford first-grade students celebrated Earth Day by reusing plastic shopping bags to make kites. Students took to the school's field recently to fly their kites.

May 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


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Head Start spotlights teachers

Liberty County Early Head Start in Riceboro honored its teachers for National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8, with a display and activities organized by parents and the administration. The teachers, followed by their years of experience, are Amy Phillips, 6½, Sabrina Gage, 7, Tiffany Pinkney, 6½, Georgia Johnson, 6, Tammbla Jones, 6, and Joe Ann Calvin, 20. Center Supervisor Cathy Jennings, 21 years of experience, is not pictured. The center now is taking applications for free enrollment. Call (912) 876-5977 and ask for LaShonda Shepherd or Cathy Jennings for more information.

May 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


These are the qualities of a great teacher

In late March, Bill Humbert, former band teacher at Chandler High School in Glendale, Arizona, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. When former students heard of the diagnosis, they quickly established a GoFundMe.com account, which has raised more than $15,000 to pay for the Humbert’s accumulating medical bills.

May 12, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


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