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Middle school students win math award

Students in Leslie Devaney's advanced math class at Lewis Frasier Middle School were recently recognized for participating in the First in Math program, which lets students compete against others in the state and nation in on-line math activities. Those pictured placed first among Georgia students.

June 02, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Action agencies offer scholarship

The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority joins with the Georgia Community Action Association in announcing the availability of $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to Georgians who attend a post high school institution or have been accepted at such an educational institution.

June 02, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


First grader wins writing award

Joseph Martin Elementary School first grader Uyen-Vy Hoang won the countywide grade-level Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition with her story "The Very Hungry Lion."

June 02, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Pre-K teachers show others how it's done

Two members of the Liberty County Pre-K Center faculty, Diane L. Sanker, curriculum coordinator/instructional technology specialist, and Dr. Betty Cashon, special education teacher, were among the 100-plus workshop presenters at the recent Bright Beginnings/Promising Futures 2007 Georgia Early Learning Conference in Atlanta.

May 31, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Post fifth graders finish DARE

Woodruff Theater recently had a full house for the Fort Stewart Department of Emergency Services Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduation ceremony.

May 31, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Education


College tuition inflation

Freshmen heading to one of Georgia's public colleges or universities in the fall could pay more than $300 more per semester than some current students due to new tuition rates recently approved by the Board of Regents.

May 29, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff writer | Education


School shows off technology

Fourth grader Jason Raynes explains a photo-biography slideshow to Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe. The exchange took place as local leaders in education, business and politics glimpsed the future of education on Tuesday during Joseph Martin Elementary School's "A New Day - A New Way" presentation. Guests were treated to a tour around the school to see how teachers use technology to create interactive learning environments and how students benefit from becoming more tech savvy. Raynes used a laptop and free Microsoft Photo Story 3 software to blend text, sound and images to create his project.

May 29, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Students perform, display art

The arts brought Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute together to celebrate the second annual Artsfest at Liberty County High on April 26.

May 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Ludowici student in state tech school competition

Stacey Benaske of Ludowici will represent Savannah Technical College in the state GOAL competition.

May 29, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Wax figues come to life at Taylors Creek

About 92 fifth graders at Taylors Creek Elementary participated in the second annual Wax Museum Night on Tuesday.

May 26, 2007 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Education


High school graduations May 26

May 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


MMS sets end of year events

Midway Middle School will host the following Panther activities for the end of school:

May 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


LFMS stock pickers go to state

Teams of students at Lewis Frasier Middle School have been playing the stock market this year, one even taking their skills to state competition.

May 24, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth receive positive message

While worries mount concerning the misdirection of youth in the area, Christ the Rock initiated Youth Week to lead youth toward a more positive path.

May 24, 2007 | By John Deike Staff writer | Education


GSU honor society inducts area students

The Georgia Southern University chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society recently inducted 242 new members. Members must earn a GPA of 3.5 or greater during their freshmen year.

May 22, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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Contest promotes family-friendly schools

The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor: Programming should be core class

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


School-meal prices increase in Long County

The price that students and adults pay for lunches increased this year in Long County, according to school nutrition director Stephanie Fox.

August 27, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


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