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Classes start Friday at Glennville Christian Academy

The faculty and staff of Glennville Christian Academy are in training for the 2007-08 school year.

August 23, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County 4-H hands out awards

The Long County 4-H Club hosted its 2007 awards reception Thursday at the Long County High School cafeteria.

August 21, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Scouts to host recruiting nights

The Coastal Empire Council and the Liberty District, Boy Scouts of America, will be host a fall recruitment campaign at Liberty County Elementary Schools in the coming weeks.

August 21, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Liberty schools host open house

Liberty County's public schools kick off their 2007-2008 school year today with open house on all campuses.

August 19, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Picture-perfect win

Wal-Mart Vision Center hosted its second annual Back to School Sponge Bob Coloring contest and announced its winner Wednesday. Vision Center manager Karen Kittle presented Leah Robinson, 9, with a Sponge Bob book bag filled with school supplies. She also received a bouquet of balloons and an assortment of educational games. Many children participated in the event and the contestants were narrowed down by the associates of the vision center who chose their six favorites. Customers then picked their favorite of those six. Robinson is entering the fourth grade at Trinity Christian Academy and is shown with her mother, Kathy ...

August 18, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Scholarship recipients

August 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Boot camp lends middle school survival tips

With the first day of school drawing near, parents of sixth graders starting at Snelson-Golden Middle School in August recently filled the campus media center for the third and final middle school boot camp survival-training workshop.

August 09, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Long Co. schools meet AYP standards

The 2007 Adequate Yearly Progress test results released this month showed all Long County schools exceeded the academic standards set by the state for the 2006-07 school year.

August 07, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Planning for middle school on post continues

The plan to build a Liberty County middle school on Fort Stewart has received little public attention, but the preliminary steps, such as an environmental assessment, continue grinding on.

August 07, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Comments sought on graduation rules

Liberty County's interim school superintendent, Harley Grove, has said he is disappointed the Georgia Department of Education is providing short notice of a Monday opportunity for public comment on revisions to the state's graduation rule.

August 07, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Long to split boys, girls in classes

When school starts in August, students at Walker Middle School will notice a change from last year. That's because students in grades sixth through eighth will be split up, with boys and girls in different classes for most of the day.

August 07, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Sales tax holiday is for back-to-school

Special to the Courier

August 04, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Scouts meet with federal lawmaker

A visit from U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) helped a group of Fleming Boy Scouts move ahead in their training. Boy Scout Troop 461 met with the congressman at McDonald's on Highway 84 in Hinesville as part of the requirements for their first class rank and to receive their national citizenship badge. Many of the boys and their parents took the opportunity to ask questions and take photos with the representative, while Kingston explained his work as a member of the Defense Subcommittee, the importance of serving the country and supporting U.S. troops. Joining the scouts and ...

August 02, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Rally sets stage for school resumption

Hundreds of area residents came out for Project Reach GANG's (God's Anointed New Generation) 10th annual Back-To-School Rally on Saturday in Riceboro's Briar Bay Park.

July 31, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Three make deans' lists

Pitt named to Georgia Southern dean's list

July 31, 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


Local man earns doctorate

Linnie L. Darden Sr. recently has been awarded his doctoral degree in professional counseling.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


High-school student voted best at tech class

SAVANNAH - While many college students typically study hard for final-exam questions, Savannah Technical College's culinary arts baking and pastry students spend weeks working on their cake-decorating final exam.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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