American consumers are paying high prices for low-quality food, and so are our public schools," said Jane Hersey, director of the nonprofit Feingold Association of the U.S.
Project Reach G.A.N.G. (God's Anointed Now Generation), a Riceboro-based youth group from Liberty County, sang Sunday at the state capitol in Atlanta as part of the Georgia legislature's prayer caucus.
Crystal C. Knowling of Liberty County was among 157 South Georgia College students to earn a spot on the 2010 fall semester dean's list, according to Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Carl B. McDonald. In addition, 38 students were named to the dean's list for part-time students.
Liberty County Schools have been canceled for Monday. Here is the message on the school board's website:
Teachers at Button Gwinnett Elementary on Thursday forgot all about grade books and marking up homework assignments with red pens.
Adults go back to school for a variety of reasons. They may have personal accomplishment goals or their motivation could be purely financial. Unemployment has recently led many individuals back to the classroom.
Saving enough money for a child's college education is a concern so great many parents began planning even before their first child was born. The escalating costs of a college education make such concerns wholly understandable.
Homework is often a daunting task for parents as well as students, and can easily become the cause of family disputes, regardless of how conscientious your kids are. As parents try to ensure their children prioritize schoolwork and complete tasks on time, they have to contend with trying to fit in various activities and family commitments. For students, concentrating at home can be tough, especially after a long school day that starts early and may include a lunchtime meeting for the science club and lacrosse practice after school.
ATHENS - University of Georgia undergraduate Edward Wells Jr. of Hinesville is one of 13 second-year students selected to participate in the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) apprentice program. The sophomores join a group of 15 first-year participants.
Button Gwinnett Elementary students recently participated in the school's annual science fair. The childrens' projects covered a range of interesting topics. Students who earned grand-prize ribbons are, from left: third-grader Eduardo Renta-Colon, fourth-grader Adam Scharnagl, first-grader Joshua Duncan, third-grader Nikolas Favors, second-grader Desiah Vicente', Krystell Sanchez, fourth-grader Daniel Roman, fifth-grader Damian Lustiano and fifth-grader Marjare Fotu.
Mrs. Connie Klein's fourth-grade gifted resource class at Joseph Martin Elementary studied ancient Egypt before the holiday break. The students learned about mummification, including how the ancient Egyptians prepared bodies for mummification, embalming procedures, wrapping the bodies and arrangements for the afterlife.
The Bradwell Institute Future Farmers of America chapter visited Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Long County on Thursday to share some holiday cheer with residents. The students sang Christmas carols, talked with residents and brought along their classroom pet, Petunia the pig, which proved to be popular.
State School Superintendent Brad Bryant earlier this month announced that Georgia's students, across all categories, made positive gains on the 2010 Georgia High School Writing Test. Ninety-four percent of all students met or exceeded the standard for the test, a five percentage point increase from 89 percent in 2009.
Christmas came early to the children at Liberty County Head Start, courtesy of the Red Dragon Battalion and the Riceboro Fire Department.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School students recently collected canned goods and other foods to provide meals to senior citizens.
Cecilia Graham will add her Youth Leader of the Year award from the Young Adult Liberty Leaders program to her wall of athletic awards and ...
Members of Long County High School FFA chapter attended the Area 6 Awards Banquet May 12 at Ware County High School.
Editor's note: The Courier publishes honor rolls as they come in and space is available.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Virginia Morton of Ludowici graduated from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, on May 7. She earned a Bachelor of ...