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Scholarships offered to local students

Applications are available in the guidance office at Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School for scholarships awarded by Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teens participate in Georgia Model UN

SAVANNAH - Savannah-Chatham County Public School students who are a part of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia Teen Achievers and the Student Leadership Program recently attended the Georgia Model United Nations Assembly Feb. 26-March 1 in Macon.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor signs HOPE, pre-K changes

ATLANTA - Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law.

March 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Seven Liberty youth graduate from YCA

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER - Seven Liberty County youths graduated from the Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy on Saturday, March 5, during a ceremony at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta. Since the first Youth Challenge Academy class graduated in 1993, more than 10,000 once "at-risk" Georgia teens have completed the National Guard-sponsored youth development program.

March 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


School officials educate public about ESPLOST

On Tuesday, voters will go to the polls to decide whether to continue the Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax, which helps to fund projects throughout the Liberty County School System.

March 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Books, writers take spotlight

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority - Chi Pi Zeta Chapter welcomed the public to Bradwell Institute during the second annual Literary Festival on Saturday as a way to introduce residents to local and national authors, including New York Times best-selling author Mary Monroe.

March 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


LCSS works to minimize pre-K cuts

Less than two weeks ago, when Gov. Nathan Deal announced proposed changes to the HOPE scholarship and cutbacks for Georgia's pre-K programs, the Liberty County School System stepped up to work with local pre-K educators to ensure the impact on students would be minimal.

March 12, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


HOPE, Pre-K changes becoming law

ATLANTA (AP) - A bill overhauling the HOPE scholarship is set to become law after the House passed it Thursday and Gov. Nathan Deal said he would sign it next week.

March 11, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Education


State likely to phase out graduation test

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Education will vote in April on a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test in favor of end-of-course exams that better measure students' learning.

March 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Youth learn tobacco-free advocacy at summit

Teens from Liberty, Long, Chatham and Toombs counties learned how to advocate for tobacco-free school and park policies at a youth summit last Saturday at Savannah State University in Savannah. The summit was sponsored by the Coastal Health District as part of the State Tobacco Youth Prevention Program.

March 10, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


After protests, Deal alters pre-K plan

After weeks of public outcry and protests, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday his updated plan to keep pre-K hours the same while reducing the number of school days each year by 20.

March 10, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Schools celebrate breakfast week

Liberty Elementary and Button Gwinnett Elementary schools are celebrating National School Breakfast Week from March 7-11.

March 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Dorchester Academy Museum donates books

Representatives from the Historic Dorchester Academy Museum of African American History recently presented five books to Liberty Elementary School.

March 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker FBLA student compete at state

On Friday, 29 Walker Middle School FBLA members competed in the State Leadership Conference in Macon. Eleven students placed on the state level, FBLA advisor Amanda Sikes said. Each student who earned a first- through fifth-place finish received a plaque and a medal. Students who finished in sixth through 10th place received a medal.

March 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Diamond Elementary students dine on green eggs and ham

Diamond Elementary staff chose a theme for their school's reading day based on Dr. Seuss' "Great Day for Up." Students decorated the doors of their classrooms using kites and other things that go up into the sky, librarian Lisa Romans said.

March 09, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


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Young RNC delegate encourages students to vote during Bradwell talk

Will Carter is 18 and says he wants to make a difference.

August 25, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Workshop focuses on skills for young men

Hinesville will host Tied to Success, a free annual workshop for males ages 10 and older on Sept. 17.

August 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bright Idea grants help teachers innovate in class

Teachers in Liberty County schools are invited to apply for innovative classroom grants of up to $2,000.

August 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth leadership program seeks members

Nominations are being accepted for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's 2016-17 class of Young Adult Liberty Leaders.

August 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County schools report smooth start

The new school year in Long County got off to a great start, administrators told school board members at Monday's Board of Education meeting ...

August 15, 2016 | By Justin Hall Correspondent | Education


BoE OKs Wi-Fi hotspots on buses

If you see a group of students hanging around a parked bus, don't worry. They might just be doing homework.

August 13, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Savannah Tech wins $15K for workforce development

SAVANNAH - AT&T awarded $15,000 to Savannah Technical College Foundation last week for third place in the inaugural $20k for 2020 workforce development competition.

August 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two earn military child scholarships

Two students from Hinesville have each received one of the 700 scholarship presented to college and high school students this year by the annual Scholarships ...

August 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Credit union helps teachers refurbish their classrooms

Interstate Credit Union has announced the winners of their fifth annual Extreme Makeover: Classroom Edition Contest.

August 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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