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Teens sought to attend youth tour

Coastal Electric Cooperative wants to find three high school students who want to develop their leadership skills and send them on the 2008 Washington Youth Tour, June 12 through 19.

February 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Cooperative offering scholarships

Coastal Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the Walter Harrison Scholarship, a program sponsored by Georgia's electric membership corporations.

February 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


New site tracks schools in state

The Governor's Office of Student Achievement has launched "Georgia's Education Scoreboard," an electronic resource aimed at concisely and transparently reporting data on the quality and progress of education in the state, staffers recently announced.

February 05, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Car dealer honors teacher

Hinesville's NeSmith Chevrolet surprised a kindergarten teacher Jan. 18 with words of thanks and a couple tokens of appreciation.

February 05, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Sock hop hurray!

One hundred twenty-five students in kindergarten through 2nd grade at Joseph Martin Elementary School took a trip back in time Jan. 8 to a sock hop to celebrate their Accelerated Reader accomplishments.

February 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU classes offered in Hinesville

Adult and continuing education classes offered by Armstrong Atlantic State University in Hinesville this winter include:

January 31, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Help with college finances coming

Georgia high school seniors will get information about federal cash assistance for education after high school during College Goal Sunday from 2-4 p.m. on Feb. 10.

January 31, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE asking STC to offer classes for students

The first Liberty County Board of Education meeting of the new year brought new ideas for the county's high school students.

January 31, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Education


Long Board of Education opposes SB 900

The Long County Board of Education recently adopted a resolution opposing Senate Bill HR 900 during its December meeting.

January 31, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


College starting winter term on Fort Stewart

Columbia College-Fort Stewart will begin its eight-week January session on Jan. 14.
Columbia College-Fort Stewart offers on-campus and online associate, bachelor's or master's degrees, including an online MBA and an online MSCJ. The college will launch its online MAT program in June.
At the Fort Stewart campus, students may attend all five sessions a year or just one. Most on-campus classes meet one night a week.
Located on Fort Stewart in the Army Education Center, Columbia
College-Fort Stewart was founded in 2002. Columbia College, founded in Missouri in 1851 as Christian Female College, was the first women's ...

January 29, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Health district uses video game to get students moving

After months of hard work to prove their commitment to the health of students, Sterling Elementary School in Glynn County has won a Dance, Dance Revolution kit - a video game system worth $4,500.

January 29, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


LES students graduate DARE program

Teachers and parents watched the procession of Liberty Elementary School fifth-graders march down a red carpet Dec. 20 for successfully completing the nine-week DARE program.

January 29, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Education


Long likely loosing superintendent

LUDOWICI - In the final year of a three-year contract, Long County School Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope is suddenly facing the prospect he may not return for the 2008-09 school year.

January 26, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Teachers urged to get kids moving

Author and public speaker Dr. Jean Feldman got Liberty County pre-k teachers up on their feet, moving, waving their hands during a workshop last week. That's what she wants them to do for their students.

January 24, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Middle schoolers host cereal drive

Lewis Frasier Middle School Club "I am Worth the Wait" hosted a cereal drive for their November community service project. All proceeds were donated to the Manna House for the holidays. The club's focus is on aiding young girls in transition from pre-teen to teenage years. This club was established to educate adolescent girls to value their bodies by developing and maintaining self-worth. The club also stresses the importance of abstinence. The club is sponsored by Daphne Jackson-Sellers, Meretta McClenney and Monina Morris.

January 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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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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