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Next school year to start Aug. 1

The Liberty County schools will have a Veterans Day holiday next year, thanks to last-minute schedule juggling by the BoE recently.

January 10, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


GSU school of public health wins $500,000 grant

Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health was recently awarded a two-year $500,000 grant from the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany to develop a comprehensive assessment of community needs in the hospital's Southwest Georgia service area.

January 10, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


BoE names new Liberty Elementary principal

Chris Anderson has been chosen the new principal of Liberty Elementary School where he will take over when classes resume in January.

January 07, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Frank Long honors spelling bee winners

Frank Long Elementary School hosted its annual school spelling bee for fourth and fifth grade students.

January 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Armstrong State offering community classes

Beginning Computer Skills

January 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Midway Middle names December students

January 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students decorate board office tree

December 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Kids Care Club presents DAV gift bags

The Waldo Pafford Elementary School Kids Care Club recently put together holiday gift bags and presented them to the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 46 as a "Bringing Good Moments" project.

December 27, 2007 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Youth challenge instructor honored

When Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy counselor Elaine Lacy walks into the office each morning, she is focused on one thing: What she can do that day to help each of her cadets continue toward a brighter future.

December 27, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Midway residents earns AASU scholarship

Armstrong Atlantic State University student and Midway student Robert Rancourt was awarded a Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics scholarship.

December 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two BI students in area floral contest

December 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Students go international

Long County High School had its Club International participate in the International Festival recently at Mill Creek Park in Statesboro.

December 25, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long County adds soccer to athletics

The Long County Board of Education met Nov. 12 and decided to implement a soccer program for the 2008-09 school year.

December 20, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long County 4-H'ers brighten others' holidays

The Long County 4-H Club went to the local Head Start Center recently and showed the 3-, 4- and 5-year-old students you're never too old to have time for younger children.

December 20, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Students celebrate Book Week

Button-Gwinnett Elementary School recently celebrated National Children's Book Week.

December 20, 2007 | Staff report | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


NYC mayor says no to plan to seize failing schools

The Democrat's internecine battle over education reform is ratcheting up in New York, as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo continue to spar over how to reform the city's failing schools.

March 20, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Long honors special ed teacher of year

The Long County Board of Education recently recognized Harriet Chapman as the school system's special-education teacher of the year. She received a plaque at a recent board meeting.

March 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


No-pay MBA completes test run

Why go into heavy debt and disrupt your life for a certification of business training that you can get essentially for free? That's the question Laurie Pickard asked when she launched her No-Pay MBA project in August of 2013, setting out to earn an MBA using Massive Online Courses, or MOOCs.

March 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


First Islamic college in United States granted accreditation

Zaytuna, a small liberal arts college in Berkeley, California, has been granted accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The accreditation makes Zaytuna the first accredited Muslim college in the United States, reports Education News.

March 19, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Students earn deans honors

Brandon Standard, of Allenhurst, a senior, was named to the dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the fall 2014 semester. Inclusion on this list requires students to meet grade-point-average standards specific to the college or school within the university.

March 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Helen Keller on optimism, education and never giving up

In 1987, Congress passed a resolution designating the month of March as "Women's History Month," a tradition that each president since Ronald Reagan has honored.

March 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


Going paperless on state tests

The Long County Board of Education learned during its March 10 meeting that all state tests would eventually be taken on a computer.

March 18, 2015 | By Mike Riddle | Education


BI wins state Reading Bowl again

Bradwell Institute won its second consecutive state Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl championship March 7.

March 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Co. students plant tree

Long County High School students recently planted a tree at the school to commemorate Georgia Arbor Day.

March 11, 2015 | By Mike Riddle | Education


Area student wins tuition grant

Catherine Wood from Hinesville won a $500 tuition grant at the recent Stallion Day event at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.

March 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


FPCA student makes district Honor Band

David McGee, a sixth-grader at First Presbyterian Christian Academy, recently performed with the Middle School Honor Band for the Georgia Music Educators Association's first district.

March 11, 2015 | Jeremy McAbee | Education


LCCA students fare well at regional

Though only in its third year of operation, the Liberty College and Career Academy is making its presence known in the trade-skills competition circuit.

March 11, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Honor roll: Waldo Pafford Elementary

First grade A Honor Roll

March 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Rotary hears update on school system

The Hinesville Rotary Club heard from Liberty County School administrators on the state of the district and its plans at the club's meeting last week.

March 11, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act changes what schoolkids choose to eat at cafeterias

Students are choosing fruits in the cafeteria line more now than in 2012, when nutrition changes for school lunches were implemented, according to a study from Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut, The New York Times reported.

March 11, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


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