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LCHS Band wins first in competition

LUDOWICI -- The expression "dynamite come in small packages" is no more appropriate than when you speak of the Long County High School Concert Band.

May 07, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


AASU commencement on May 3

SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold commencement on Saturday, May 3, at 10 a.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. Arena in the Savannah Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.

May 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Go back to school for a day

SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University's Department of Professional and Continuing Education will offer "One Day University," a day designed to bring back the thrill of academic discovery to adult learners.

May 03, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Area students art showcased in nationwide exhibit

Students at Brittin Elementary recently learned what it means to celebrate creativity, New Orleans style. Their efforts and creativity were honored and celebrated by art educators from around the nation.

May 03, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long 4-H’ers excel at competitions

Thirteen Long County students recently competed in the Southeast District Project Achievement Competition in Bacon County.

May 01, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Midway student earns fashion scholarship

ATLANTA -- A student from Midway earned a scholarship and slot at The Art of Institute of Atlanta in the school's recent Fashion Your Future Scholarship Competition.

May 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


History group offers scholarship

The Liberty County Historical Society is accepting applications for the annual Avis Wisner Memorial Scholarship.

May 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Hinesville students honored at GSU

STATESBORO -- A Hinesville student was among more than 140 Georgia Southern University students recognized at the annual Honors Day ceremony recently.

May 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


FFA team ranks fourth in area contest

The Bradwell Institute FFA Floriculture Team recently competed in the Area VI Floriculture Career Development Event at Berrien County High School in Nashville, Ga.

May 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


State education official tours technology in schools

Ann Ware, associate deputy of instructional technology with the Georgia Department of Education, visited Liberty County school on March 24.

May 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Head Start gets community support

May 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


New school design to be submitted to state

The Long County Board of Education saw the final plans for a new school on April 3.

April 25, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long second graders visit GSU Planetarium

Second graders from Smiley Elementary School in Ludowici visited the Georgia Southern University Planetarium on March 28.

April 23, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


State BoE hearing here

Do you have suggestions that may help Georgia schools and students? If so, you may want to take advantage of an opportunity to speak to the State Board of Education member Linda Zechmann.

April 23, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Smiley Elementary has 'CRCT Breakfast for Champions'

LUDOWICI -- As students are preparing for the upcoming CRCT, Smiley Elementary School Principal SandyJones hosted a breakfast for 50 students.

April 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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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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