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BI cadets earn trip to symposium

Four cadets from Bradwell Institute's JROTC program will attend the 2011 JROTC Leadership Symposium and compete in the championship round of the 2011 Army JROTC Leadership Bowl and Symposium. The competition and symposium, which is sponsored by the U.S. Army Cadet Command and conducted by the College Options Foundation, will be held June 24-28 on the George Mason University campus in Washington, D.C.

June 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Locals named to Columbia College dean’s list

The following students from Liberty County were named to the Columbia College dean's list for the January-May 2011 award period.

June 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Retired educators elect new officers

The newly elected officers of the Liberty/Long Retired Educators Association are membership Chairperson Jean Johnson, program Chairperson LeFayne May, President Don Melton, Vice President and outgoing President Jane Cart, Treasurer Alice Travis and Secretary Joan Hollingsworth.

June 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE adopts 2011-12 budget

The Liberty County Board of Education approved the school system's general-fund and capital-fund budgets Tuesday for fiscal year 2011-12. The system's fiscal year begins July 1 and ends June 30.

June 17, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


New student loan program starts Monday

ATLANTA - Georgia students can now apply for low-interest loans aimed to help families that need extra help paying for college.

June 16, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


AASU names Liberty campus boss

Dr. Don S. Stumpf recently was named director of Armstrong Atlantic State University's Liberty Center in Hinesville. He will oversee all aspects of the center, including recruiting, admissions, student and faculty support, administrative services and facility management.

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Taylors Creek on leaders' tour of schools

Taylors Creek Elementary recently was selected to participate in the Bus Trip Across Georgia on Oct. 25-27.

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Educator 'washed-up' by well-read students

Before school let out, Lyman Hall Elementary School Principal Claire Blanchard set a two-day goal of 800 Accelerated Reader points at an 85 percent performance rate for the students and agreed to let them splash her with water if they achieved it. After the students hit the goal, they enjoyed dousing their principal with a bin of water. Accelerated Reader points are calculated based on the number of words and reading level of the book.

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Kindergarten

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

First grade

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

First grade

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Board of Education honors retiree

The Long County Board of Education honored recent retiree Jeannette Johnson with a plaque when she wrapped up her career at Smiley Elementary School after working 22 years in the school system. Long County BoE members Dempsey Golden, Emma Strickland, Billy Hall, Linda DeLoach and Florence Baggs and Smiley Elementary School Principal David Edwards attended the ceremony.

June 16, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Computer camps at AASU

The Armstrong Atlantic State University Educational Technology Training Center will offer three creative computer summer camps for children grades 4th through 8th. All camp instructors are certified teachers. The camps will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday, in University Hall 125 on the Armstrong campus, 11935 Abercorn Street.

June 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Camp helps kids get ready for kindergarten

Pre-K Center teachers have been conducting kindergarten camp at various grade schools. The free, two-week camp prepares former pre-K students for the upcoming school year by introducing them to new friends, social situations, technology and books at their future schools.

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student makes SGC dean's list

Crystal C. Knowling of Liberty County was named to the South Georgia College dean's list for the 2011 spring semester, according to Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Carl B. McDonald. To be eligible for the list, students must achieve a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, carry at least 12 academic hours and satisfy all learning-support requirements.

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Learning to test the land

Making mud pies can be an educational experience.

August 22, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


School suit put off

A lawsuit filed by former Liberty County School System Chief Financial Officer Roger Reese against former LCSS Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee and the Board of ...

August 21, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Education


GSU appointments solidify university merger

Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the appointments of several academic and administrative leaders for the new Georgia Southern ...

August 18, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Ludowici student inducted into honor society

VALDOSTA - Kirshana Marie Calhoun of Ludowici has been inducted into the Georgia Alpha Chapter of Alpha Chi at Valdosta State University.

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Native earns statewide education recognition

WARNER ROBINS – Cynthia Hammond, Ed.D, principal at Westside Elementary School in Warner Robins, was named the Georgia 2017 National Distinguished Principal by the Georgia ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Regional tech school gearing up for Aug. 21 start of classes

Last week started with activities, classes and more for faculty and staff of Coastal Pines Technical College as it convened at the Waycross location for ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Hinesville campus remains open-access under GSU

SAVANNAH – The Armstrong State University/Georgia Southern University Consolidation Implementation Committee met last week and approved recommendations thave focused on tailoring academic degree programs for ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Public school students sought for statewide council

State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his 2017-2018 Student Advisory Council.

August 15, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


BoE hires architect for BI gym rehab

The Liberty County Board of Education hired an architect for a renovation of Bradwell Institutes' gym to address roof leaks, HVAC problems and the locker ...

August 13, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Youth leaders class recruiting students

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2017-18 class of Young Adult Liberty Leaders.

August 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty 4-H’ers place at state competition

Four 4-H members represented Liberty County at State 4-H Congress in Atlanta last week.

August 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County back in school

Parents adjusted their young daughters' crisp new hair bows and smoothed their sons' cowlicks on the first day of school Tuesday as new and returning ...

August 02, 2017 | By Denise Etheridge Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Teachers ring in new school year at East End Convocation

Some Liberty County School System teachers and administrators rang in the new school year Tuesday at the East End Convocation Tuesday morning at Midway Middle ...

August 02, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


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