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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


Student makes SGC dean's list

Crystal C. Knowling of Liberty County was named to the South Georgia College dean's list for the 2011 spring semester, according to Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Carl B. McDonald. To be eligible for the list, students must achieve a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, carry at least 12 academic hours and satisfy all learning-support requirements.

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU breaks ground for biology building

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is kicking off construction of a new $37 million building that will upgrade its biology classrooms and labs.

June 09, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Uniform drive overwhelms organizers

Liberty County School System social workers organize an annual project each year to give back to the schools they service. This year, they decided to set up a school-uniform drive.

June 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Math students earn limo ride, pizza

The top 17 First In Math students from Midway Middle School were rewarded May 23 with a limo ride to CiCi's Pizza. First In Math is an online program that allows students to complete math problems and advance to different levels, earning electronic stickers.

June 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


TCE students raise money for charities

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, Taylors Creek Elementary celebrated the Earth and its animals during the month of April.

June 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Educator heads to D.C. for workshop

This week, one Bradwell Institute educator was selected to participate in a national honor in Washington, D.C., and is the only one from Liberty County chosen along with 175 other educators from across the nation.

June 08, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Students earn academic honors

April Lovette Whitaker, the daughter of Walthourville City Councilwoman Luciria Luckey Lovette and Liberty County Commissioner Donald Lovette, recently was inducted into the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society, Alpha Theta Psi Chapter, at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn.

June 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Honor Roll: Snelson Golden Middle School

Snelson Golden Middle School recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:

February 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA students meet Pete the Cat

First Prebyterian Christian Academy students had a very special visitor Wednesday morning, Pete the Cat from the "Pete the Cat" book series and author James ...

February 01, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Too many long weekends for students?

It's back to the drawing board for the Liberty County School System's 2017-18 school calendar.

February 01, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Honor roll: Lewis Frasier Middle School

Lewis Frasier Middle School recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:

January 31, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Poetry has place in education

"I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul."

January 31, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Colleges, society bestow honors

Area students recently received honors, and one graduated.

January 30, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell FBLA student place at regionals

Bradwell Institute recently announced its Future Business Leaders of America district competition winners and those who placed on Monday. The winners are: Jordan Spires, first ...

January 30, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Closing Liberty Center would be 'crazy'

The Armstrong Liberty Center campus will not close with the consolidation of Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University.

January 30, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


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