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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


Middle schoolers host cereal drive

Lewis Frasier Middle School Club "I am Worth the Wait" hosted a cereal drive for their November community service project. All proceeds were donated to the Manna House for the holidays. The club's focus is on aiding young girls in transition from pre-teen to teenage years. This club was established to educate adolescent girls to value their bodies by developing and maintaining self-worth. The club also stresses the importance of abstinence. The club is sponsored by Daphne Jackson-Sellers, Meretta McClenney and Monina Morris.

January 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Library promotes Accelerated Reading

Smiley Elementary School's Media Center hosted a western Christmas celebration Accelerated Reading party Dec. 19 to promote its AR program and reward students who had scored 80 or better on their tests.

January 24, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Technical communications is class topic

SAVANNAH - The Technical communications certificate program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require strong communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too -- it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.

January 24, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Lewis Frasier names top spellers

The Lewis Frasier Middle School spelling bee took place recently in the Patriot cafeteria. Emerging winners were Ashanti Lee, sixth grader; Aubrey Garrido, seventh grader and Tyandre Neeley, eighth grader.

January 24, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI students in floral workshop

The Area VI Floral Design Workshop sponsored by the agricultural education program was hosted at Brunswick High School. The purpose of the workshop was to inspire the study of and interest in the design and marketing of florist arrangements through the agricultural education curriculum. Students were trained by Designer Tabatha McCall, owner of Mystical Gardens in Brunswick.

January 22, 2008 | Staff report | Education


State lawmaker visits Walker Middle School

State Rep. Roger Lane visited the eighth graders at Walker Middle School on Dec. 17.

January 22, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Snelson-Golden students help poor families

January 22, 2008 | Staff report | Education


Course prepares for HR exams

The Continuing Education Center at Georgia Southern University will sponsor a 36-hour intensive course that will prepare participants who are seeking certification as a Professional in Human Resources or Senior Professional in Human Resources.

January 17, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Southern Conference on Children is Jan. 26

Trends and techniques for working with young children will be focus of the 21st annual Southern Conference on Children at Georgia Southern University on Jan. 26.

January 17, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Snelson-Golden bee winners honored

January 17, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Search for superintendent continues

Liberty Countians will have a chance to express their opinions on the qualifications needed in a new school superintendent Jan.17.

January 15, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


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SavTech starts fundraising campaign

Before a crowd of students, faculty and supporters, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love made two announcements Thursday morning at the school.

February 17, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Education


Schools moving toward healthier fundraisers

"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at this

You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at the small words they use rather than the big ones, according to a massive study of college admission essays conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The rise of meditation on college campuses

Duke may have one of the best law schools in the country, but in recruiting new students, its promotional materials point out that Durham's bar scene has exploded in the past few years.

February 13, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Teacher bias discourages girls from STEM courses and careers, study shows

A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research sheds light on the reason women avoid science, technology, engineering and math.

February 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret Media Companies | Education


LCSS responds to shooting

Liberty County School System officials are taking precautionary measures today following a drive-by shooting Wednesday afternoon at Waldo Pafford Elementary, according to LCSS Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

February 12, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary School

Students at Liberty Elementary School who were listed on the most recent honor roll include:

February 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Students at Bradwell Institute who earned slots on the most recent honor roll included:

February 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Sampie Smith resigns from Liberty County Board of Education

Liberty County Board of Education member Sampie Smith has tendered his resignation to board Chairwoman Lily Baker, he said.

February 09, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

The following students earned places on the honor roll at Taylors Creek Elementary School during the recently ended nine-weeks grading period:

February 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County students paint mural

Long County High School's advanced art students and Ms. Lambert's art club teamed up to create the mural for the new Pop's Pizza Restaurant. They incorporated different Ludowici historical buildings along with some current buildings in making the mural.

February 07, 2015 | Staff Report | Education


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