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Students make 'shocking' discoveries

Walker Middle School students learned about several different science discoveries recently, as one of the mobile exhibits from the National Science Center in Augusta was in town.

November 17, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Libraries set November events

Preschool Storytime

November 17, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Long library sets amnesty

The Long County Library will observe December as Amnesty Month.

November 17, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Brewton-Parker uses night to lure students

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College's Liberty County Campus hosted an open house Oct. 19. During the open house, representatives from the college's offices of financial aid, admissions, registrar and the divisions of education, business and social and behavioral sciences were on hand to assist prospective and current students with the enrollment process.

November 17, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty teachers win $13,000 for projects

Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded eight Bright Ideas grants totaling $13,462 to Liberty County schools on Oct. 25. The winners were greeted in their classrooms with a visit from the Bright Ideas Prize Team, who came bearing balloons, a presentation check and gifts.

November 15, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Author visits Joseph Martin

Author, illustrator and publisher Pam Alexander from Tattnall County visited Joseph Martin Elementary School recently to share the books she has written about the state of Georgia.

November 15, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Co-op funds teacher innovation

This area's innovative teachers were honored by Coastal Electric Cooperative Thursday and Friday as its foundation handed out Bright Idea awards.

November 10, 2007 | Staff report | Education


The magic of education

Chad Crews, whose specialty is educational magic shows in schools and libraries, was at the Liberty County Public Library on Wednesday in celebration of Teen Read Week. Crews brought with him a copy of the first magic book that he checked out from the library, "The Encyclopedia of Magic." He performed many exciting magic tricks for the audience and encouraged the children to check out magic books from the library. For more information about Crews and his magic shows, visit www.chadcrewsmagic.com

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


LES students discover merits of science

Liberty Elementary School students were wowed with a lively science presentation Oct. 19 when the National Science Center Fort Discovery bus stopped for a visit.

November 10, 2007 | By Alena Parker Courier Intern | Education


Head Start accepting applications

Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority administers the Head Start Program from its main office in Brunswick. It operates 11 centers in nine counties and is presently funded to serve a total of 917 preschool children. Centers are in the following counties: Bryan, Evans, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Wayne; and two in both Camden and Tattnall.

November 08, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Principal cooks for staff

November 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Emergency responders teach safety

Hinesville, Fort Stewart, Ludowici/ Long and Jesup fire departments, joined by the Georgia State Patrol, worked together Oct. 18-19 to educate Smiley Elementary School students about safety.

November 08, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


GED testing in Jesup

The GED test will be given at Altamaha Technical College, Jesup campus from 5-9 p.m. Nov. 5-6.

November 07, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Panthers crown new queen

Metra Walthour, daughter of Earnest Walthour Sr. and Theresa Lingard of Midway, was crowned Liberty County High School 2007 homecoming queen Friday night.

November 06, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


LCHS crowns homecoming queen

The 2007 Long County High School homecoming celebration wrapped up this past Friday with LaConya Sheree Cobb being crowned the 2007 homecoming queen.

November 06, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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Stewart teacher honored by Defense Dept.

Anyone who walks through the Pentagon is bound to cross paths with highly skilled military or civilian employees who have disabilities - including the Defense Department's director of disability programs, who has been legally blind since age 16.

November 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


High-school graduation rate up in Liberty

The Liberty County School System's high-school graduation rate has increased since last year, rising from 72.3 percent in 2013 to 75.8 percent in 2014. The graduation rate at Bradwell Institute held steady at 72.4 percent, while the graduation rate at Liberty County High School made a statistically significant gain of 8.7 percentage points, rising to 81.6 percent.

November 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: First Presbyterian Christian Academy

First grade: Savannah Dickey

November 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Air ambulance crew talk to students

Air Evac Lifeteam members recently spoke to Liberty County Pre-K students as part of the pre-K center's community-helpers study.

November 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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