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City weighs higher education needs

The city of Hinesville is conducting a community-wide survey until Nov. 1 to determine post-secondary education needs in the area. City officials have encouraged local residents to fill out the questionnaire online at www.cityofhinesville.org or pick up a copy at Liberty County municipalities' city halls.

October 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE approves renovation plans

On Tuesday, Board of Education members approved renovation and construction plans for improving the overall appearance of the schools in the Liberty County School System.

October 28, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Kids recycle projects to honor 3rd ID

After old art projects started collecting dust in a closet, two Snelson-Golden Middle School teachers decided to collaborate on an eco-friendly classroom project while giving a warm welcome to the troops returning home.

October 27, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


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


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Officials promote ESPLOST

Elected officials, county department heads and community leaders heard about the Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax at breakfast Wednesday at the Liberty County ...

May 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


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