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Regents want more college graduates

ATLANTA - The state Board of Regents has approved a plan to increase the number of students who finish college.

November 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Midway Middle promotes nutrition

Midway Middle School recently hosted a Fuel Up to Play 60 kickoff during lunch hours in the cafeteria.

November 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker FBLA celebrates Halloween

Walker Middle School Future Business Leaders of America hosted a Halloween social Oct. 31 at the school.

November 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE upholds teacher termination in hearing

After testimony and presentation of evidence in a fair-dismissal hearing that spanned eight hours, the Liberty County Board of Education unanimously voted Monday to uphold Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer's recommendation to terminate a teacher's contract.

November 10, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Art teacher honored for work

GURNEE, Ill. - Waldo Pafford Elementary art teacher Carol Hough recently was recognized by Artsonia, the world's largest online kid's art museum, for outstanding leadership in the area of arts education. The school's online art gallery, www.artsonia.com/schools/wald01, ranks No. 2 in the state, according to Artsonia.

November 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU enrollment tops 20,000

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently announced that it has topped 20,000 students this fall, enrolling 20,212 students from all 50 states and 101 countries around the world.

November 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Middle-schoolers recycle shoes

Walker Middle School FBLA partnered with Nike to coordinate a shoe drive in September. For the project, known as Nike Reuse a Shoe, Walker Middle School collected used or worn-out shoes that were ready to be thrown away.

November 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Former lawmaker visits Long Co. school

Former State Rep. Hinson Mosley of the 171st District recently spoke to several classes at Long County High School, including Christi Cruz's government students. Cruz formerly served as a page for the congressman.

November 04, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Students mark National 4-H Week

Long County 4-H'ers kicked off National 4-H Week by spending the first day, Oct. 2, at Tractor Supply in Jesup with one last push for the national paper clover campaign. Members of 4-H shared exhibits, provided educational information on healthy lifestyles and assisted with the sale of more $70 of clovers. Employees were treated to hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks and cupcakes.

November 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LES wins United Way spirit stick

Liberty Elementary School teachers Marsha Simmons and Lela Dickens recently encouraged fellow teachers and staff members to join forces and raise more than $2,500 for the United Way and win the 100 percent participation School Spirit Award. Principal Chris Anderson asked volunteers to support the cause, and every teacher employed at Liberty Elementary School participated in the fundraising effort.

November 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia trails nation in reading, math

ATLANTA - Georgia fourth- and eighth-graders are performing only slightly better than they did two years ago on national reading and math exams, and most of the students tested continue to lag behind the national average in both subjects.

November 03, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

First grade

November 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

First grade

November 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Taylors Creek students have election

Taylors Creek Elementary students learned firsthand about how the president is elected by participating in class elections. Students wrote campaign speeches in class. On Election Day, the candidates gave their speeches and handed out

November 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Drug-prevention week held at local schools

Though the Liberty County Drug Abuse Resistance Education program may have fallen by the wayside, many schools celebrated national Red Ribbon Week in an effort to help students make educated decisions when facing drugs and peer pressure.

November 02, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Learning to test the land

Making mud pies can be an educational experience.

August 22, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


School suit put off

A lawsuit filed by former Liberty County School System Chief Financial Officer Roger Reese against former LCSS Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee and the Board of ...

August 21, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Education


GSU appointments solidify university merger

Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the appointments of several academic and administrative leaders for the new Georgia Southern ...

August 18, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Ludowici student inducted into honor society

VALDOSTA - Kirshana Marie Calhoun of Ludowici has been inducted into the Georgia Alpha Chapter of Alpha Chi at Valdosta State University.

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Native earns statewide education recognition

WARNER ROBINS – Cynthia Hammond, Ed.D, principal at Westside Elementary School in Warner Robins, was named the Georgia 2017 National Distinguished Principal by the Georgia ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Regional tech school gearing up for Aug. 21 start of classes

Last week started with activities, classes and more for faculty and staff of Coastal Pines Technical College as it convened at the Waycross location for ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Hinesville campus remains open-access under GSU

SAVANNAH – The Armstrong State University/Georgia Southern University Consolidation Implementation Committee met last week and approved recommendations thave focused on tailoring academic degree programs for ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Public school students sought for statewide council

State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his 2017-2018 Student Advisory Council.

August 15, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


BoE hires architect for BI gym rehab

The Liberty County Board of Education hired an architect for a renovation of Bradwell Institutes' gym to address roof leaks, HVAC problems and the locker ...

August 13, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Youth leaders class recruiting students

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2017-18 class of Young Adult Liberty Leaders.

August 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty 4-H’ers place at state competition

Four 4-H members represented Liberty County at State 4-H Congress in Atlanta last week.

August 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County back in school

Parents adjusted their young daughters' crisp new hair bows and smoothed their sons' cowlicks on the first day of school Tuesday as new and returning ...

August 02, 2017 | By Denise Etheridge Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Teachers ring in new school year at East End Convocation

Some Liberty County School System teachers and administrators rang in the new school year Tuesday at the East End Convocation Tuesday morning at Midway Middle ...

August 02, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


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