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Hispanic heritage entertain, educates

The sound of maracas and the low beat of bongo drums punctuated students' animated conversations Friday at Liberty Elementary as children and teachers poured into the cafeteria to watch a performance in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

October 04, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education

Fall fest gives students, parents time together

On Friday evening, parents wandered around the grassy field in front of Frank Long Elementary School watching their children play, laugh and enjoy the sunny day.

October 04, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education

Ludowici native is SGTC student of month

South Georgia Technical College recreation and leisure management student Brittany Mills of Ludowici recently was named student of the month for September during a student recognition ceremony in the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center on the Americus campus.

October 04, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Writing contest at library for youth

Live Oak Public Libraries are accepting entries for the 2010 Young Writers Contest. Entry deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 20. The contest is open to children in grades kindergarten through college. Students are asked to write a poem using five words selected from the books of the authors and illustrators in this year's Savannah Children's Book Festival. The festival is set for Nov. 13 at Forsyth Park. For complete details and prizes, visit

October 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

BI JROTC installs leaders

The Bradwell Institute Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Program held its 18th annual commissioning/promotion ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 16, in the JROTC multi-purpose room. Cadet leaders for the 2010-11 school year were installed. Sgt. Maj. Julio Baez, the sergeant major for 6th Brigade, Cadet Command, was the guest speaker. He also administered the oath of office to the cadets.

September 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Students get hands dirty with terrariums

Nicole Hampton-Carter's fourth-grade class at Waldo Pafford Elementary recently made terrariums to study the living and nonliving parts of ecosystems as stated in the Georgia Performance Standards.

September 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

New system aligns school strategy, goals

During a community forum Thursday, the Liberty County Board of Education discussed major changes in the way the district will plan and organize long-term goals for upcoming school years.

September 28, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education

Students get scoop on financial aid

On Tuesday evening, students gathered with their parents at Liberty County High School to obtain information about completing their senior years and preparing for college.

September 24, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education

Liberty youth at Georgia summit

The fifth Biennial Georgia Youth Summit was held at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton on Sept. 11-13. The three-day leadership conference was attended by 716 youth and adults from 133 counties. The summit is designed to increase awareness of state and local issues, enhance youth-adult partnerships on the local level and encourage youth to become active for the betterment of their communities.

September 22, 2010 | By Terri Thompson Special to the Courier | Education

Wolf gets his day in court

Kimberly Boucher's third-grade Liberty Elementary class held a mock trial on Sept. 13 for the Big Bad Wolf.

September 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Parents treated to breakfast with students

Joseph Martin Elementary's recent "Muffins for Mom" event was a success, JME Principal Sue Tolley said. At 7:15 a.m. Friday, students began to pass through the serving line with their parents, grandparents and guardians. Staff members greeted the families and served juice, coffee and muffins.

September 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Study: Teacher bonuses don't raise test scores

ATLANTA - Offering big bonuses to teachers failed to raise students' test scores in a three-year study released Tuesday that calls into question the Obama administration's push for merit pay to improve education.

September 22, 2010 | Associated Press | Education

Students get taste of Hispanic culture

Sixteen squirming pre-K students sat in a semi-circle waiting for the surprise their teacher Kim Durrence had promised them.

September 17, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education

Adult education expands into Riceboro

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College and the city of Riceboro are partnering to bring adult education/GED classes to area residents beginning this fall at the Riceboro Youth Center on Highway 17.

September 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

State BoE: SAT drop due to number of takers

The largest and most diverse group of graduating seniors in Georgia's history took the SAT this year. The SAT participation rate for the Georgia class of 2010 - 74 percent - was among the top 10 in the nation. Of the state's 2010 college-bound seniors who took the SAT, 44.6 percent were minority students, up from 35 percent in 2005 and 30.4 percent in 2000. In addition, 37.9 percent of the state's SAT takers indicated that they are first-generation college attendees.

September 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

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Liberty County 4H students kick butts

4H members were at the Liberty County Courthouse Wednesday with displays, showing the negative effects of tobacco. From a diagram showing the ingredients in cigarettes ...

March 24, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education

A sad rite of spring

Two emergency workers try to get a "victim" out of a wrecked car Friday morning on the Bradwell Institute campus. It was part of Prom ...

March 24, 2018 | Lewis Levine | Education

Red Cross to honor three LCHS students

The American Red Cross will be honoring three Liberty County High School students for their commitment to their community at 8 a.m. April 20 ...

March 22, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education

State certifies Liberty Elementary’s STEM work

The Georgia Department of Education awarded science, technology, engineering and mathematics certification to Liberty Elementary School on March 13, according to a news release from ...

March 22, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education

Rykard to attend West Point summer seminar

Caroline D. Rykard, a junior at Liberty County High School in Midway, has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point's ...

March 09, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education

Lachowsky attends National 4-H Youth Summit

Kelly Lachowsky, a Liberty County 4-H member, represented Georgia 4-H at the 2018 National 4-H Youth Summit for Healthy Living held Feb. 16-19 at the ...

March 09, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education

National FFA week celebrated at LCHS

The Liberty County High School FFA celebrated National FFA Week, Feb. 17-24.

March 07, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education

Claim college savings through April 17 on 2017 taxes

While it may be too late to change the financial decisions of the past year, it's not too late to contribute to a 529 ...

March 07, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education

College of Coastal Georgia announces fall dean's list

The College of Coastal Georgia Office of the President has announced the students who have earned their place on the dean's list for fall ...

March 06, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


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