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Long County High has freshman orientation

LUDOWICI -- Long County High School had its freshman orientation this on April 24 in the cafeteria. An estimated 200 parents and upcoming ninth-graders attended.

May 20, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


FLE's got talent

Although prices keep rising, the cost of a good meal and some exhilarating entertainment has not gone up at Frank Long Elementary School.

May 20, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Smiley Elementary Survives CRCT

After a school year of preparation, students at Smiley Elementary survived the Criterion Reference Competency Test.

May 20, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Smiley Elementary presents awards

May 20, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Students Participate In Leadership Conference

Recently, nine Long County High School students attended a leadership conference in Statesboro.

May 16, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Library sets May events

Live Oak Public Libraries Programs during May at the Liberty Branch in Hinesville and Midway-Riceboro Branch libraries include:

May 16, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Long High names science teacher as top teacher

LUDOWICI -- Long County High School named Melinda Chancey Teacher of the Year this past week.

May 13, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


GED tests in Jesup

The GED tests will be given at Altamaha Technical College's Jesup Campus on Monday and Tuesday, May 5-6, from 5-9 p.m.

May 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Community Action offers scholarship

The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority joins with the Georgia Community Action Association in announcing the availability of one $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a Georgia resident currently attending a post secondary school or who has been accepted to one.

May 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


STC director speaks about enrollment

May 10, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Education


Students ponder 'If I were mayor...'

In conjunction with Georgia Cities Week, the Georgia Municipal Association sponsored a statewide writing contest, inviting sixth-graders to share their thoughts on what they would do as mayor.

May 09, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


CRCT kickoff at Smiley Elementary

LUDOWICI -- Students at Smiley Elementary participated in the annual CRCT Kickoff on April 21.

May 09, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Young Georgia Authors' Writing Competition Winners

May 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Student art show for high schools

Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute will present Arts Fest 2008 from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, at Liberty County High School in the media center and commons area. Festivities will included a juried student art show, performances by band and choir ensembles, an awards presentation at 7:30 p.m., and light refreshments. There is no charge and the community is invited.

May 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


4-H'ers place at district meet

May 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Student earns $25,000 scholarship

Liberty County High School alumnus Donnie Pulliam recently was selected as a "Rising Star" by the United Negro College Fund and received a $25,000 scholarship.

May 14, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bipartisan student data privacy bill launched in House, praised on all sides

In an era of NSA snooping, email hacking and rampant identity theft, the specter of poorly protected student data strewn throughout cyberspace and being sold to the highest bidder has caught the attention of privacy advocates and, now, policymakers.

May 14, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should cellphones be banned in classrooms? New research suggests yes

Most of today’s youth don’t know what life is like without a cellphone.

May 14, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Students get taste of 19th-century education

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. A front-page article Wednesday incorrectly stated that Dorchester Village board members Barbara Martin and Julie Martin are sisters. They are friends, but they are not related.

May 14, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


Students graduates from Tampa U

TAMPA, Fla. - Chardene LaQuét Williams of Hinesville graduated from the University of Tampa on May 9 with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.

May 13, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty County High School principal retires

Liberty County High School Principal Dr. Paula Scott officially announced Wednesday that she is retiring at the end of the school year.

May 13, 2015 | Patty Leon | Education


15 best states for preschool

Preschool education might not be for everyone.

May 13, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Head Start spotlights teachers

Liberty County Early Head Start in Riceboro honored its teachers for National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8, with a display and activities organized by parents and the administration. The teachers, followed by their years of experience, are Amy Phillips, 6½, Sabrina Gage, 7, Tiffany Pinkney, 6½, Georgia Johnson, 6, Tammbla Jones, 6, and Joe Ann Calvin, 20. Center Supervisor Cathy Jennings, 21 years of experience, is not pictured. The center now is taking applications for free enrollment. Call (912) 876-5977 and ask for LaShonda Shepherd or Cathy Jennings for more information.

May 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


These are the qualities of a great teacher

In late March, Bill Humbert, former band teacher at Chandler High School in Glendale, Arizona, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. When former students heard of the diagnosis, they quickly established a GoFundMe.com account, which has raised more than $15,000 to pay for the Humbert’s accumulating medical bills.

May 12, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


Liberty, BI students attend FFA convention

MACON - A record crowd of more than 6,400 Future Farmers of America members, advisers and guests attended the 87th Georgia FFA Convention held April 23–25 in Macon.

May 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


SGMS Band plays at Disney

ORLANDO, Fla. - Members of Snelson-Golden Middle School Honor Band became stars of their own Disney show Thursday when they entertained resort guests at Waterside Stage in Downtown Disney.

May 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Why tuition costs are skyrocketing

It's no secret that tuition costs are skyrocketing to unsettling levels.

May 07, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


Long County superintendent wins award

Long County School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters has received the President's Award from the Georgia School Superintendent's Association.

May 05, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Urban students do significantly better in charter schools, new study shows

Students in major urban centers around the country perform better in charter schools than they do in traditional public schools, according to a new study from the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University.

May 05, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The perfect amount of homework for students

When a teenager arrives home from school in the afternoon, the last thing he or she wants to worry about is homework. After all, there’s TV to be watched, friends to hang out with and maybe even a job to fulfill.

May 04, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Education


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