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MMS gets Lowe's grant to turn hall into gallery

Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $3,800 Toolbox for Education grant to Midway Middle School to transform a corridor into the Panther Gallery, a constantly changing gallery of student artwork.

May 26, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI valedictorian is National Achievement Scholar

Natalie Sharp, a graduating senior at Bradwell Institute, has been named a National Achievement Scholar by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. She will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

May 26, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty native earns Ph.D. from Howard

Dr. Felicia A. Bell graduated on May 8 from Howard University in Washington, D.C., with a doctorate in U.S. history.

May 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS student chosen for D.C. youth tour

Liberty County teen Candace Poole was selected as a delegate for Coastal Electric Cooperative's annual Washington Youth Tour, an all-expenses paid leadership trip.

May 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Legion Auxiiliary awards scholarship

The Ladies from the American Legion Post 168 in Hinesville recently awarded American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships to Bradwell Institute graduate Crystal Campanella and Liberty County High School graduate Chassid Oliveirg.

May 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student earns Brewton-Parker honors

MOUNT VERNON - Timothy Leon Hammett of Hinesville was recognized during Brewton-Parker College's April 27 honors day ceremony April 27 when he received the Conrad-Shelby Academic Achievement Award, the highest honor bestowed on BPC students.

May 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


What will you do with summer break?

The Long County School System wrapped up the school year Tuesday. Several students, teachers and staff members reflected on the year and talked about why they're looking forward to summer break.

May 21, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long students complete drug-awareness program

Last week, Walker Middle School students graduated from the Choosing Healthy Activities and Methods Promoting Safety (CHAMPS) program and were recognized for their achievements during a ceremony.

May 19, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


TCE students recycle to help shelter

For the past nine years, the students at Taylors Creek Elementary have collected soda tabs to raise money for the Liberty Humane Shelter. This year, students collected 52 and a half gallons of tabs. Sherry Townsend's class collected the most tabs and won a pizza party.

May 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


JME students take media projects to next level

The Joseph Martin state media festival winners, dubbed the "superstars," will compete at the international level.

May 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI seniors honored for achievements

Eight members of Bradwell Institute's class of 2010 received the "High Schools that Work Award of Educational Achievement."

May 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE shortens school year

May 14, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Early Head Start to open in Liberty

Coastal GA Area CAA, Inc. has announced that the Early Head Start program will soon open in the Hinesville/Liberty County area. Liberty County Early Head Start allows infants and toddlers ages 6 weeks to 36 months to grow and learn in a nurturing environment. Children with disabilities are welcome.

May 14, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU honors multicultural students

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's Office of Multicultural Affairs hosted its 2010 MACAS awards ceremony April 11 to recognize academic excellence among AASU minority students. Some 580 students were honored during the ceremony in the AASU Fine Arts Auditorium.

May 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Camp is to prepare incoming kindergartners

The Liberty County School System will offer a kindergarten transition camp this summer at each elementary school. All students who are registered for kindergarten for the next school year will have the opportunity to participate in the free program.

May 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Young people, not without hope, are now most impoverished demographic

A report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic cooperative of 34 countries including the United States, found that poverty rates are now highest among young adults ages 18-25.

June 15, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Education


Attending a graduation? Keep your cheers to yourself

Three people in Mississippi faced charges of disturbing the peace, with possible $500 fines and even six months in jail for shouting a graduate's name at a Senatobia High School graduation last month.

June 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


No furloughs for Liberty schools in 2015-16

Liberty County School System employees will not have to endure any furlough days next year, Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee announced at Board of Education meeting on Tuesday evening.

June 15, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Students named to Joseph Martin Elementary School's fourth nine weeks "A" honor roll were:

June 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Chris Christie's flip on Common Core signals hardening of GOP base

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie became the latest GOP presidential contender to flip on Common Core, announcing last week his opposition to the curriculum and standards system once embraced across a broad political spectrum.

June 11, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Honor roll: Frank Long Elemetnary

Students named to Frank Long Elementary School's fourth nine weeks honor roll were:

June 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


10 educational games that could change how your child learns

The new frontier of education, many experts believe, is video games. While the field is still maturing, most objectives can now be enhanced with games that allow students to collaborate and learn with more engagement while teachers are free to spend more time observing and helping, and less time at the whiteboard. Many of these games also offer parents and teachers tools to monitor progress on specific learning objectives.

June 10, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Stephanie Woods named new LCHS principal

According to an email distributed to all Liberty County School System staff, the new incoming principal of Liberty County High School is Stephanie Woods. Woods had been serving as an assistant principal for Bradwell Institute. We will update this story as more information becomes available. In the same email, Veronica Johnson has been appointed as curriculum specialist for the central office.

June 10, 2015 | By Staff Report | Education


Women's group awards first scholarship

The Community of Inspired Women Inc. awarded its first scholarship to Kaisha Porter during its monthly meeting June 2 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

June 10, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Education


Students earn academic honors, graduate

MILLEDGEVILLE - Two local students made the dean's list for the 2015 spring semester at Georgia College.

June 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Terrorized Christian teachers won't work in Kenya, forcing possible shutdown of schools

Hundreds of schools in Kenya could be shut down as Somalia’s al-Shabab Muslim militants have terrorized teachers from showing up to work, jeopardizing the future of thousands of youths, according to news reports from the East African nation.

June 09, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Education


Video games could be the next frontier in teaching

After years of widespread fears that video games were destroying young American brains, educational theorists and reformers have come around to the notion that video games are here to stay — and that may be a good thing, even in the classroom.

June 09, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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