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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


GED tests to be given in Jesup in September

GED tests will be given in Jesup at the Scott Polytechnical Center, Room 434, from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 10-11.

August 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Long Co. class sets reunion

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Church buys uniforms for students

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church had so many calls from parents needing help buying school uniforms the Rev. Micky Jackson announced the church would assist. The pastor's wife, Shyre Jackson, along with several other people, including teachers, went to ProFeet to make the purchases and then sort the clothes. Below, children model uniforms at a back-to-school Rally at the church.

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | Education


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Schools trying new behavior program

Liberty County School System teachers and administrators have begun implementing a multi-tiered behavior prevention and intervention framework known as Children Having Options to Inspire Continuous Elevated Success, for the 2014-15 school year.

October 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Workshop focuses on parents in schools

The Liberty County School System hosted the second annual Title I Parent Engagement Workshop on Saturday at the Performing Arts Center.

October 01, 2014 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Education


Liberty resident on school advisory board

State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge on Friday named 36 parents from across Georgia to serve on his 2014-15 Parent Advisory Council.

October 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE rejects new pay scale for principals

The Liberty County Board of Education voted against the adoption of a new pay scale for district principals at its monthly work session Tuesday morning.

September 26, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Public schools fight to keep teachers

Unfilled teaching jobs in Arizona are at a crisis level, AZ Central reports. There are over 527 job openings, resulting in crowded classrooms. One Phoenix-area district alone had 63 openings.

September 25, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


GSU one of Newsweek's top business schools

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration recently was named one of Newsweek's 12 Top Business Schools of 2014.

September 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BGE named a 2014 Reward School

Button Gwinnett Elementary has been named to Georgia's 2014 Highest Progress School list, marking the second year in a row that the school has achieved the distinction.

September 24, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Long HS makes state's progress list

Long County High School has made the list as one of the highest-progress schools in the state.

September 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Exchange students bring culture to Liberty, Long

Anchalee Chinwitayakul and Anna Neumann may have been in the United States for only a month, but both already know their favorite American foods.

September 17, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Long County enrollment up again

Monday, the Long County Board of Education learned enrollment had increased this year by 94 this year.

September 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


BoE conducts self-assessment, discusses communication

The Liberty County Board of Education held two meetings Tuesday in addition to a press conference to address contract adjustments for Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

September 12, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


ASU breaks ground on new Liberty Center

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal - along with Armstrong State University President Dr. Linda Bleicken and other city, county and state officials - broke ground Wednesday at the site of Armstrong's future Liberty Center campus.

September 12, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


FPCA graduate wins Pioneer Club scholarship

Brooke Standard of Hinesville has been selected to receive the 2014 Lisa Peebles Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the local CenturyLink Pioneer Club.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


HS work program praised by coordinator

Long County High School Work-Based Learning is going well this year, according to program coordinator Brian Thomas.

September 11, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Liberty student on Keep American Beautiful

STAMFORD, Conn. - Keep America Beautiful has selected Liberty County High School student Ciara Goodmanson as one of 10 high-school students from across the country to serve on KAB's third national Youth Advisory Council.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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