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Next school year to start Aug. 1

The Liberty County schools will have a Veterans Day holiday next year, thanks to last-minute schedule juggling by the BoE recently.

January 10, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


GSU school of public health wins $500,000 grant

Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health was recently awarded a two-year $500,000 grant from the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany to develop a comprehensive assessment of community needs in the hospital's Southwest Georgia service area.

January 10, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


BoE names new Liberty Elementary principal

Chris Anderson has been chosen the new principal of Liberty Elementary School where he will take over when classes resume in January.

January 07, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Frank Long honors spelling bee winners

Frank Long Elementary School hosted its annual school spelling bee for fourth and fifth grade students.

January 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Armstrong State offering community classes

Beginning Computer Skills

January 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Midway Middle names December students

January 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students decorate board office tree

December 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Kids Care Club presents DAV gift bags

The Waldo Pafford Elementary School Kids Care Club recently put together holiday gift bags and presented them to the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 46 as a "Bringing Good Moments" project.

December 27, 2007 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Youth challenge instructor honored

When Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy counselor Elaine Lacy walks into the office each morning, she is focused on one thing: What she can do that day to help each of her cadets continue toward a brighter future.

December 27, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Midway residents earns AASU scholarship

Armstrong Atlantic State University student and Midway student Robert Rancourt was awarded a Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics scholarship.

December 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two BI students in area floral contest

December 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Students go international

Long County High School had its Club International participate in the International Festival recently at Mill Creek Park in Statesboro.

December 25, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long County adds soccer to athletics

The Long County Board of Education met Nov. 12 and decided to implement a soccer program for the 2008-09 school year.

December 20, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long County 4-H'ers brighten others' holidays

The Long County 4-H Club went to the local Head Start Center recently and showed the 3-, 4- and 5-year-old students you're never too old to have time for younger children.

December 20, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Students celebrate Book Week

Button-Gwinnett Elementary School recently celebrated National Children's Book Week.

December 20, 2007 | Staff report | Education


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SavTech starts fundraising campaign

Before a crowd of students, faculty and supporters, Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love made two announcements Thursday morning at the school.

February 17, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Education


Schools moving toward healthier fundraisers

"Bake sales are out;" fun runs are in, with excess calories in the crosshairs.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Should computer science courses be mandatory?

The real challenge in American higher education is not that we don't have enough college graduates. If New York Times columnist Charles Blow is right, it's that too many of them are majoring in English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in science, technology, engineering and math.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at this

You can learn more about how a person thinks by looking at the small words they use rather than the big ones, according to a massive study of college admission essays conducted by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin.

February 17, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The rise of meditation on college campuses

Duke may have one of the best law schools in the country, but in recruiting new students, its promotional materials point out that Durham's bar scene has exploded in the past few years.

February 13, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


Teacher bias discourages girls from STEM courses and careers, study shows

A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research sheds light on the reason women avoid science, technology, engineering and math.

February 13, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret Media Companies | Education


LCSS responds to shooting

Liberty County School System officials are taking precautionary measures today following a drive-by shooting Wednesday afternoon at Waldo Pafford Elementary, according to LCSS Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

February 12, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary School

Students at Liberty Elementary School who were listed on the most recent honor roll include:

February 11, 2015 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Students at Bradwell Institute who earned slots on the most recent honor roll included:

February 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Sampie Smith resigns from Liberty County Board of Education

Liberty County Board of Education member Sampie Smith has tendered his resignation to board Chairwoman Lily Baker, he said.

February 09, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

The following students earned places on the honor roll at Taylors Creek Elementary School during the recently ended nine-weeks grading period:

February 07, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County students paint mural

Long County High School's advanced art students and Ms. Lambert's art club teamed up to create the mural for the new Pop's Pizza Restaurant. They incorporated different Ludowici historical buildings along with some current buildings in making the mural.

February 07, 2015 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

The following students earned places on the honor roll at Button Gwinnett Elementary School during the recently ended nine-weeks grading period:

February 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student graduates from Florida State

Connie Elizabeth Wasdin of Tallahassee, Florida, graduated Dec. 12 with a Bachelor of Science/Arts in sociology from Florida State University at the Leon County Civic Center.

February 06, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Educating Max: How a personalized education helped one gifted yet challenged student find his path

Driven and a bit eccentric, Max Nanis jumped straight to college after his junior year of high school in West Chester, Pennsylvania. "He said that high school didn't have any more to offer him," his mother, Beth, says.

February 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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