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MLK observance committee offers scholarship

Graduating seniors from Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School are eligible to apply for $1,000 scholarships from the Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Association.

February 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teens sought to attend youth tour

Coastal Electric Cooperative wants to find three high school students who want to develop their leadership skills and send them on the 2008 Washington Youth Tour, June 12 through 19.

February 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Cooperative offering scholarships

Coastal Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the Walter Harrison Scholarship, a program sponsored by Georgia's electric membership corporations.

February 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


New site tracks schools in state

The Governor's Office of Student Achievement has launched "Georgia's Education Scoreboard," an electronic resource aimed at concisely and transparently reporting data on the quality and progress of education in the state, staffers recently announced.

February 05, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Car dealer honors teacher

Hinesville's NeSmith Chevrolet surprised a kindergarten teacher Jan. 18 with words of thanks and a couple tokens of appreciation.

February 05, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Sock hop hurray!

One hundred twenty-five students in kindergarten through 2nd grade at Joseph Martin Elementary School took a trip back in time Jan. 8 to a sock hop to celebrate their Accelerated Reader accomplishments.

February 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU classes offered in Hinesville

Adult and continuing education classes offered by Armstrong Atlantic State University in Hinesville this winter include:

January 31, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Help with college finances coming

Georgia high school seniors will get information about federal cash assistance for education after high school during College Goal Sunday from 2-4 p.m. on Feb. 10.

January 31, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE asking STC to offer classes for students

The first Liberty County Board of Education meeting of the new year brought new ideas for the county's high school students.

January 31, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Education


Long Board of Education opposes SB 900

The Long County Board of Education recently adopted a resolution opposing Senate Bill HR 900 during its December meeting.

January 31, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


College starting winter term on Fort Stewart

Columbia College-Fort Stewart will begin its eight-week January session on Jan. 14.
Columbia College-Fort Stewart offers on-campus and online associate, bachelor's or master's degrees, including an online MBA and an online MSCJ. The college will launch its online MAT program in June.
At the Fort Stewart campus, students may attend all five sessions a year or just one. Most on-campus classes meet one night a week.
Located on Fort Stewart in the Army Education Center, Columbia
College-Fort Stewart was founded in 2002. Columbia College, founded in Missouri in 1851 as Christian Female College, was the first women's ...

January 29, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Health district uses video game to get students moving

After months of hard work to prove their commitment to the health of students, Sterling Elementary School in Glynn County has won a Dance, Dance Revolution kit - a video game system worth $4,500.

January 29, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


LES students graduate DARE program

Teachers and parents watched the procession of Liberty Elementary School fifth-graders march down a red carpet Dec. 20 for successfully completing the nine-week DARE program.

January 29, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Education


Long likely loosing superintendent

LUDOWICI - In the final year of a three-year contract, Long County School Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope is suddenly facing the prospect he may not return for the 2008-09 school year.

January 26, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Teachers urged to get kids moving

Author and public speaker Dr. Jean Feldman got Liberty County pre-k teachers up on their feet, moving, waving their hands during a workshop last week. That's what she wants them to do for their students.

January 24, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


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BI FBLA members ompete at state

Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America members recently competed in the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta. In addition to attending workshops and an awards ceremony, the students visited the Atlanta Americas Mart for a tour of the business marts. Bradwell FBLA adviser Pamela Woodard traveled with the students.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


FLE students get a 'snow day'

At the beginning of each nine-week grading period at Frank Long Elementary, students take a STAR Early Literacy Test to determine an Accelerated Reader points goal. During the nine weeks, students read and take tests on books within the assigned reading zone. Students must maintain an accuracy goal of 85 percent or higher during the grading period. Students who meet both the points and accuracy goals get a reward.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty 4-Hers compete at district

Liberty County 4-H members presented demonstrations on a variety of topics - including aquaponics, iPhone apps, volcanoes and bald eagles - at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 22 in Alma.

April 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI media center named one of the best

The days when school libraries were hushed environments where students sat hunched over musty books are long gone, as demonstrated by Bradwell Institute's award-winning media center during an open house last Friday.

April 02, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


What type of schools will Liberty operate?

Liberty County public schools soon may change the way they operate to comply with the Flexibility and Accountability Act for Student Achievement, which requires school districts to select a specific school model.

April 01, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Testing remediation set for classtime

For the first time ever, the Liberty County School System will conduct Criterion Referenced Competency Test remediation during the school year. In years past, remediation for the standardized tests was held during the summer, school officials said.

March 30, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


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