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Budgets bode ill for Georgia schools

ATLANTA - Schools across Georgia are bracing for another tough budget year as federal stimulus money dries up and state dollars remain scarce.

January 15, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


State schools boss warns of cuts

ATLANTA - Georgia's new schools superintendent warned that the state's public schools will "have to continue to do more with less."

January 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Schools sweep media festival

One hundred and seventy eight students were recognized for their accomplishments in the International Student Media Festival during the Liberty County Board of Education's Tuesday meeting. Parents, students and educators crowded into the meeting to watch the children receive their awards.

January 14, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


BI class cooks up winning combination

Students in Deborah Stevens' culinary arts II class at Bradwell Institute are masters in the kitchen. Mixing, chopping, sautéing and combining ingredients are second nature to this blended class of students from Liberty County High School and Bradwell. Thanks to a collaborative project with Bradwell's media specialists, Nikki Lukkarinen and Miriam Hudson, Stevens' students recently mixed a little technology into their final class project.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker FBLA has holiday social

On Dec. 16, the Walker Middle School FBLA had its second annual Christmas social. Approximately 40 FBLA members enjoyed a field trip to Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Is lunch to blame for student behavior?

American consumers are paying high prices for low-quality food, and so are our public schools," said Jane Hersey, director of the nonprofit Feingold Association of the U.S.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth group sings at Capitol

Project Reach G.A.N.G. (God's Anointed Now Generation), a Riceboro-based youth group from Liberty County, sang Sunday at the state capitol in Atlanta as part of the Georgia legislature's prayer caucus.

January 12, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Two earn academic honors

Crystal C. Knowling of Liberty County was among 157 South Georgia College students to earn a spot on the 2010 fall semester dean's list, according to Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Carl B. McDonald. In addition, 38 students were named to the dean's list for part-time students.

January 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Classes off Monday

Liberty County Schools have been canceled for Monday. Here is the message on the school board's website:

January 09, 2011 | Staff report | Education


School goes 'paperless' to interest kids

Teachers at Button Gwinnett Elementary on Thursday forgot all about grade books and marking up homework assignments with red pens.

January 07, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Going back to school is big decision

Adults go back to school for a variety of reasons. They may have personal accomplishment goals or their motivation could be purely financial. Unemployment has recently led many individuals back to the classroom.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Options exist to finance child's education

Saving enough money for a child's college education is a concern so great many parents began planning even before their first child was born. The escalating costs of a college education make such concerns wholly understandable.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Homework help can go a long way

Homework is often a daunting task for parents as well as students, and can easily become the cause of family disputes, regardless of how conscientious your kids are. As parents try to ensure their children prioritize schoolwork and complete tasks on time, they have to contend with trying to fit in various activities and family commitments. For students, concentrating at home can be tough, especially after a long school day that starts early and may include a lunchtime meeting for the science club and lacrosse practice after school.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students earn honors

ATHENS - University of Georgia undergraduate Edward Wells Jr. of Hinesville is one of 13 second-year students selected to participate in the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) apprentice program. The sophomores join a group of 15 first-year participants.

January 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Button Gwinnett students earn science fair prizes

Button Gwinnett Elementary students recently participated in the school's annual science fair. The childrens' projects covered a range of interesting topics. Students who earned grand-prize ribbons are, from left: third-grader Eduardo Renta-Colon, fourth-grader Adam Scharnagl, first-grader Joshua Duncan, third-grader Nikolas Favors, second-grader Desiah Vicente', Krystell Sanchez, fourth-grader Daniel Roman, fifth-grader Damian Lustiano and fifth-grader Marjare Fotu.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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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


Alternative school may add online classes

Horizons Learning Center could soon add an online learning-only program to its curriculum.

July 29, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Academic honors

GSU spring honors

July 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


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