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Lewis Frasier team wins stock market game

In the fall, when the 2009 session of the Stock Market Game started on Sept. 28, the Dow stood at 9,789. When trading ended on Dec. 4, the index of stocks had climbed to 10,389. Along the way, Jackson Chandler, Andrew Eminhizer and Jordan Nettles, led by their teacher Carol Corwin at Lewis Frasier Middle School, used reading, math, analytical skills, and teamwork to win the Stock Market Game for Liberty County Schools with a winning portfolio value of $119,682.

February 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County honors STAR student

The Long County Chamber of Commerce honored this year's STAR student and teacher during a Feb. 16 meeting.

February 19, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Census promotion contest deadline here

The deadline for five different contests to promote participation in the 2010 Census is today.

February 19, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Fundraiser for Joseph Martin Thursday

Joseph Martin Elementary staff will participate in a fundraising "McTeachers Night" at the McDonald's on Highway 84 in Hinesville on Thursday.

February 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS students collect coats for needy

Student Council at Midway Middle School collected coats and jacket to distribute to those who were in need of outerwear during the recent cold weather. Council members put out a plea throughout the school for coats and jackets and the staff and students responded generously. The coats and jackets were given away at the school on Jan. 15 and 19. Coats and jackets that were not given out on those mornings were donated to a local church that distributes clothing all year long to members of the community.

February 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Waldo Pafford students learn of career

A career fair was held at Waldo Pafford Elementary School on Jan. 22 to encourage students to think about their future.

February 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS sweetheart crowned at dance

February 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Reading turns faculty into tacky tourists

February 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA sends seven to statewide honors band

February 17, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Long County school honors semester stars

Smiley Elementary chooses two students from homerooms each semester to be the "semester superstars."

February 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


AG nixes plans to divert HOPE money

ATLANTA - Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker says Gov. Sonny Perdue's proposal to use lottery funds to replace general revenue funds for certain educational programs probably violates the state Constitution.

Baker sent a letter on Monday to the governor and legislative leaders stating his position.

February 16, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Long County STAR banquet Tuesday

The Long County Chamber of Commerce will have its STAR Student and Teacher recognition banquet Tuesday.

It will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Long County Senior Citizen Center as part of the Chamber's general monthly meeting.

February 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Jordye Bacon has spelling bee

Jordye Bacon Elementary hosted its annual spelling bee on Jan. 21. There were eight fourth-grade participants and six fifth-grade participants.

February 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


LFMS star students honored at breakfast

February 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


District tending to Coastal Academy

Though Hinesville's Coastal Academy is housed in an older, sometimes fickle building, the Liberty County school district has been quick to address recent issues. In January, a representative of the academy shared news of a leaky roof and heating problems at the school during a community forum hosted by the Liberty County Board of Education.

February 13, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


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These are the qualities of a great teacher

In late March, Bill Humbert, former band teacher at Chandler High School in Glendale, Arizona, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. When former students heard of the diagnosis, they quickly established a GoFundMe.com account, which has raised more than $15,000 to pay for the Humbert’s accumulating medical bills.

May 12, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Liberty, BI students attend FFA convention

MACON - A record crowd of more than 6,400 Future Farmers of America members, advisers and guests attended the 87th Georgia FFA Convention held April 23–25 in Macon.

May 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


SGMS Band plays at Disney

ORLANDO, Fla. - Members of Snelson-Golden Middle School Honor Band became stars of their own Disney show Thursday when they entertained resort guests at Waterside Stage in Downtown Disney.

May 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Why tuition costs are skyrocketing

It's no secret that tuition costs are skyrocketing to unsettling levels.

May 07, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


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