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Campers put sleuthing skills to use

When 16 middle-school students reported to summer camp at First Presbyterian Christian Academy on Wednesday, they were greeted with an unusual sight: Yellow crime-scene tape blocked the entry to two classrooms, where desks and chairs were toppled over, torn papers were strewn about and blood spatter was everywhere from white boards to the floors.

June 24, 2011 | Danielle Hipps dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Education


BI cadets earn trip to symposium

Four cadets from Bradwell Institute's JROTC program will attend the 2011 JROTC Leadership Symposium and compete in the championship round of the 2011 Army JROTC Leadership Bowl and Symposium. The competition and symposium, which is sponsored by the U.S. Army Cadet Command and conducted by the College Options Foundation, will be held June 24-28 on the George Mason University campus in Washington, D.C.

June 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Locals named to Columbia College dean’s list

The following students from Liberty County were named to the Columbia College dean's list for the January-May 2011 award period.

June 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Retired educators elect new officers

The newly elected officers of the Liberty/Long Retired Educators Association are membership Chairperson Jean Johnson, program Chairperson LeFayne May, President Don Melton, Vice President and outgoing President Jane Cart, Treasurer Alice Travis and Secretary Joan Hollingsworth.

June 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE adopts 2011-12 budget

The Liberty County Board of Education approved the school system's general-fund and capital-fund budgets Tuesday for fiscal year 2011-12. The system's fiscal year begins July 1 and ends June 30.

June 17, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


New student loan program starts Monday

ATLANTA - Georgia students can now apply for low-interest loans aimed to help families that need extra help paying for college.

June 16, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


AASU names Liberty campus boss

Dr. Don S. Stumpf recently was named director of Armstrong Atlantic State University's Liberty Center in Hinesville. He will oversee all aspects of the center, including recruiting, admissions, student and faculty support, administrative services and facility management.

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Taylors Creek on leaders' tour of schools

Taylors Creek Elementary recently was selected to participate in the Bus Trip Across Georgia on Oct. 25-27.

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Educator 'washed-up' by well-read students

Before school let out, Lyman Hall Elementary School Principal Claire Blanchard set a two-day goal of 800 Accelerated Reader points at an 85 percent performance rate for the students and agreed to let them splash her with water if they achieved it. After the students hit the goal, they enjoyed dousing their principal with a bin of water. Accelerated Reader points are calculated based on the number of words and reading level of the book.

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Kindergarten

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

First grade

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

First grade

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Board of Education honors retiree

The Long County Board of Education honored recent retiree Jeannette Johnson with a plaque when she wrapped up her career at Smiley Elementary School after working 22 years in the school system. Long County BoE members Dempsey Golden, Emma Strickland, Billy Hall, Linda DeLoach and Florence Baggs and Smiley Elementary School Principal David Edwards attended the ceremony.

June 16, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Computer camps at AASU

The Armstrong Atlantic State University Educational Technology Training Center will offer three creative computer summer camps for children grades 4th through 8th. All camp instructors are certified teachers. The camps will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday, in University Hall 125 on the Armstrong campus, 11935 Abercorn Street.

June 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Camp helps kids get ready for kindergarten

Pre-K Center teachers have been conducting kindergarten camp at various grade schools. The free, two-week camp prepares former pre-K students for the upcoming school year by introducing them to new friends, social situations, technology and books at their future schools.

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Young leaders learn about county

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2016-17 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class recently had its county government session, hosted by the Liberty County Commission.

January 12, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


ASU Liberty Campus part of possible merger

The possibility of merging Armstrong State University, which has a satellite campus in Hinesville, and Georgia Southern University is being considered by the state Board ...

January 09, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong adds degree specializing in recreation

SAVANNAH - The College of Education at Armstrong State University will offer a B.S. in Physical Education with a specialized track in recreation and coaching ...

January 03, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty 4-H'er wins computer with essay

Each year, the Georgia 4-H Communications and Technology Team gives away computers to deserving 4-H'ers from across the state. The project is sponsored by ...

December 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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