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Local readers earn state berths

Two of the three teams that represented Liberty County schools in last weekend's regional reading bowl have earned slots in the state competition.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


4-H'ers receive district honors

March 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS media festival winners

March 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU hosts career fair Feb. 28

SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a career fair on Thursday, Feb. 28, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center, on the AASU campus, 11935 Abercorn Street.

February 27, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Needy Long county kids to get glasses

The Long County Board of Education approved a measure last week that will allow the parents of some needy kids to buy eyewear for their children at a low cost.

February 27, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Storyteller visits BGE

Storyteller Josie Bailey sparked the imagination of students at Button Gwinnett Elementary School Feb. 4 as she put her spin on popular folktales, first describing them to the children as "just tales that folk tell." Students listened and got in on the theatrics as Bailey enlisted volunteers to use varying props to help paint the mental picture.

February 27, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


WPE first graders do drama

First grade students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School sang a different version of the childhood song, "Old MacDonald" during an assembly Jan. 31 called 'E-I-E-I Oops!'

February 27, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


GSU hosts national youth-at-risk conference

STATESBORO -- Georgia Southern University will host more than 1,500 leaders from across the country during the 19th annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference March 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah.

February 27, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS announces students of the month

February 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Pre-K registration begins soon

Registration for the Liberty County School System Pre-K Center's 2008-09 school year will be from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 15.

February 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


State budget has added pay for master teachers

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has announced enhancements to the master teacher certification program as another step toward improving student achievement in Georgia.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student Development Day at STC

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will have its first Student Development Day on Frida at the Savannah Campus. Built around the theme "Reaching For Success" the day will feature an address by Dr. Earl Suttle, a motivational speaker, and sessions on topics ranging from entrepreneurship to professional etiquette and from money management to strengthening the mind and body. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. in the Eckburg Auditorium with breakout sessions held in classrooms in Goodman Hall.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Free tutoring at church

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Chili brings families into school

Frank Long Elementary School hosted its fourth annual Chili Cook Off Thursday night, bringing in full house and rave reviews from faculty, parents and students alike.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Scholarship for enlisted spouses

The Enlisted Spouses' Club at Fort Stewart is taking applications for the annual Rita Ackerman Scholarship.

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Articles by Section - 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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