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JME class demonstrates mummification knowledge

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.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI FFA delivers Christmas cheer

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.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students make gains on state writing test

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.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Santa, soldiers visit Head Start

Christmas came early to the children at Liberty County Head Start, courtesy of the Red Dragon Battalion and the Riceboro Fire Department.

December 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BG students reach out to seniors

Button Gwinnett Elementary School students recently collected canned goods and other foods to provide meals to senior citizens.

December 22, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


MLK panel details student contests

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association recently announced a county-wide coloring contest.

December 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Christmas tunes start school break

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.

December 20, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


System names teacher of the year

Suzanne Russell might just be the happiest educator in the Liberty County School System.

December 17, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Educators bitten by reading bug

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.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students work out with Atlanta Falcons

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.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


How to keep kids busy over break

Children love having time off from school, but their delight isn't always shared by parents. Left to their own devices and without a way to channel excess energy, children may become screaming banshees or moody couch potatoes. By providing plenty of activities during the holiday breaks, parents can preserve their sanity and keep children busy.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


TV anchor promotes safety project

WTOC anchor Sonny Dixon visited Walker Middle School on Thursday to promote the school's C.H.A.M.P.S. program. C.H.A.M.P.S., which stands for choosing healthy activities and methods promoting safety, is a 13-week Georgia Sheriffs' Association program that teaches fifth-graders about drug awareness, internet safety, abduction prevention, how to handle peer pressure and bullying and staying safe while home alone.

December 16, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


STC recognized for enrollment growth

For the second time in recent history, Savannah Technical College earned national attention for its explosive enrollment growth, ranking 22nd nationally among fastest growing two-year colleges serving between 5,000-9,999 students, according to a report recently released by Community College Week magazine.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Officials say school buck bullying trend

In recent months, national news networks have spotlighted bullying incidents in schools and colleges, including extreme cases where students have been injured or even committed suicide.

December 14, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Bradwell chorus sings at district

Twenty-five Bradwell chorus students recently participated in the District I Honor Chorus in Savannah. They practiced the music before the event and worked with guest clinicians for two days to prepare a concert, which was held at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Amanda Durden is the choral director at Bradwell.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


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Academic Honors

Saulat recognized

February 12, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary School

Taylors Creek Elementary School's second nine weeks honor roll included:

February 12, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Bradwell Institute's second nine weeks honor roll included:

February 11, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Frank Long Elementary School

Frank Long Elementary School's second nine weeks honor roll included:

February 09, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary School

Joseph Martin's second nine weeks honor roll includes:

February 08, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools reconsidering HS block scheduling

Liberty County Schools will start reviewing the benefits and challenges of block scheduling versus traditional scheduling for the next school year.

February 08, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Reading Bowl takes center stage

Students took part last week in a quiz-style competition at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center to test their knowledge on books.

February 02, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Area students make honors lists

DAHLONEGA - Tiffany Erickson of Fort Stewart, Georgia, made the fall 2015 dean's list at the University of North Georgia (for achieving a 3.5 ...

February 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE earns quality board badge

The Long County Board of Education recently received the Quality School Board Badge from the Georgia School Board Association.

January 28, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Comment period open for new social studies, science standards

ATLANTA - The State Board of Education has posted the first Georgia Standards of Excellence for science and social studies for comments until the middle of ...

January 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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