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Donations are music to band students' ears

Bradwell Institute received a donation Aug. 22 from the Hinesville Jazz/Poets Meet-up Group. A flute, clarinet and a trumpet were given to the school band. "The band is very appreciative," Daryl Wolfram, band director, (left) said. The instruments will be loaned to students who cannot afford to buy one. Alphonso Wright, founder of the Hinesville Jazz/Poets Meet-up Group, said there is an ongoing effort to donate instruments. For more information, contact Alphonso Wright at 876-4504, 977-3385, teachpaint@yahoo.com or online at http://jazz.meetup.com/121/

September 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Teens tour U.S. with drum, bugle corps

Special to the Courier

September 04, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bus drivers petition to change school year

LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education has received a letter with the signatures of 27 bus drivers stating that if the 2008-09 school year begins earlier than Sept. 1, that those drivers would not report to work.

September 01, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Parents dress downs BoE over uniforms

Most of Tuesday's school board meeting was taken up by parents' complaints about the new K-8 uniform dress code and board action adjusting the policy.

September 01, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Motivator to speak at education rally

A community education kick-off rally is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Bradwell Institute cafeteria.

August 29, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Newspaper man heads GSU benefit drive

Special to the Courier

August 28, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong lines up continuing ed classes

Classes offered at the Armstrong Center for Professional and Continuing Education include:

August 28, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Administrators learning other jobs

August 28, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Pirkles establish scholarship to honor mother

Attorneys Bob Pirkle and John Pirkle present the Eugenia W. Pirkle Scholarship to Selina Snider, a rising sophomore at Wesleyan College in Macon. The scholarship is named in memory of the Pirkles' mother, who worked as a teacher, as an employee of the Georgia Department of Family Services and with adoption placement.

August 28, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


MLK observance gives five $1,000 scholarships

The Liberty County Dr. Martin Luther King Observance Committee recently awarded scholarships to five local high school students.

August 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Emancipation celebration backs scholarships

Three high school students recently received $500 scholarships from the Liberty County Emancipation Proclamation Committee.

August 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


YMCA has youth activities

The Liberty County YMCA will host YMCA After Glow: Interdenominational Youth Outreach on the third Sundays of each month from 7-9 p.m. No membership is required. Activities will include swimming, arts and crafts, teen talk, board games and more. For more information, call 368-9622.

August 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


School safety tips

Special to the Courier

August 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCRD starting after-school program

Registration is under way for the 2007-2008 Liberty County Recreation Department's after-school program.

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Seven inducted into GSU honor society

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

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | 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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