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Parents help students with math skills

Lyman Hall Elementary had its annual Math-A-Rama event Oct. 14. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade worked with teachers on grade-level activities in their classrooms. Parents attended and were provided instruction by elementary curriculum specialist Susan Norce in techniques and activities to enhance their children's mathematical knowledge using everyday objects and experiences.

October 27, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students read for charity

Waldo Pafford Elementary students in Kesha Lee's fifth-grade class are putting books in the hands of children who need them simply by reading themselves. Through the ClassroomsCare Program, students are uniting across America to help Scholastic Book Clubs donate 1 million books to underprivileged families.

October 27, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Joseph Martin celebrates lunch week

Flemington Mayor Pro Tem Paul Hawkins recently signed the National School Lunch Week Proclamation at Joseph Martin Elementary. School lunch week activities are designed to encourage parents to monitor their families' nutritional habits and help children make healthier choices.

October 27, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Fourth-grader wins third with poster

Each year, Button Gwinnett Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Rebecca Hager has her students participate in the state's fire safety poster contest. This year, one of her students, Denise Zhu, won third place in the competition.

October 27, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS students to collect canned food

From 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, the Liberty County High School National Honor Society and the Rotary InterAct Club will have their annual canned food drive for the Manna House in Hinesville. Members of NHS and InterAct will dress in costume and carpool to neighborhoods in the Hinesville and Liberty County areas and go door-to-door to collect canned food and non-perishables.

October 20, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor put GBI on test cheating probe

ATLANTA - State investigators began questioning teachers Monday after the governor ordered the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to help a probe into possible cheating on standardized tests at schools in Atlanta and Dougherty County.

October 20, 2010 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | Education


Kingston talks schools with educators

Members of the Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association welcomed U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., as guest speaker of their morning meeting Tuesday held at Mrs. Rogers restaurant in Claxton.

October 18, 2010 | By Crystal Walker Special to the Courier | Education


Schools tech department lauded

Staying on top of the constant deluge of innovations and advances in technology is no easy feat, but members the Liberty County School System's technology department have handled the task commendably and will be nationally recognized for their accomplishments next week.

October 15, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


JROTC cadets host St. Jude bike ride

The Bradwell Institute Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Program had its 13th annual St. Jude Bike-A-Thon on Sept. 25 on BI's campus. More than 100 people gathered to help raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

October 13, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools promote health lunch choices

The Liberty County School System is hosting "School Lunch – What's on Your Tray?" an interactive campaign that is designed to get students excited about healthy school lunch choices, in celebration of National School Lunch Week, Oct. 11-15.

October 13, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools promote health lunch choices

The Liberty County School System is hosting "School Lunch – What's on Your Tray?" an interactive campaign that is designed to get students excited about healthy school lunch choices, in celebration of National School Lunch Week, Oct. 11-15.

October 13, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU leader: Liberty Center here to stay

Armstrong Atlantic State University has been going strong for 75 years, and if the college's recent jump in enrollment and newly added programs are any indication, the best is yet to come, according to its president, Linda Bleicken.

October 13, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Groups celebrate National 4-H Week

All 155,000 Georgia 4-H groups are celebrating National 4-H week Oct. 3-9. Festivities include fun activities, project competitions and meeting new people through 4-H programs. Liberty and Long counties' 4-H programs are part of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student-mentor program on track

The Patriot Mentor-Protégé program at Lewis Frasier Middle School is growing in popularity. Kevin Fulghum, the school's graduation coach, has managed the program for three years. Currently, 78 students are being mentored by 35 adults.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


'Puff mobiles' provide physics lesson

Liberty Elementary fifth-graders made puff mobiles during a Sept. 17 physics lesson. The lesson was the first of four conducted by the Savannah Coastal Empire Section of the Society of Women Engineers as part of an outreach project.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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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


Armstrong, Ga. Southern rank among best online programs

In a report published this week, U.S. News & World Report magazine ranks Armstrong State and Georgia Southern universities as among having two of the ...

January 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE honors retirees

The Long County Board of Education honored three retiring employees at a recent board meeting.

January 19, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


Students today, teachers tomorrow in Long County

Five Long County High School students recently took their first steps toward becoming teachers by completing the school's Tide to Teachers program.

January 19, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Education


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