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Liberty teachers win $13,000 for projects

Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded eight Bright Ideas grants totaling $13,462 to Liberty County schools on Oct. 25. The winners were greeted in their classrooms with a visit from the Bright Ideas Prize Team, who came bearing balloons, a presentation check and gifts.

November 15, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Author visits Joseph Martin

Author, illustrator and publisher Pam Alexander from Tattnall County visited Joseph Martin Elementary School recently to share the books she has written about the state of Georgia.

November 15, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Co-op funds teacher innovation

This area's innovative teachers were honored by Coastal Electric Cooperative Thursday and Friday as its foundation handed out Bright Idea awards.

November 10, 2007 | Staff report | Education


The magic of education

Chad Crews, whose specialty is educational magic shows in schools and libraries, was at the Liberty County Public Library on Wednesday in celebration of Teen Read Week. Crews brought with him a copy of the first magic book that he checked out from the library, "The Encyclopedia of Magic." He performed many exciting magic tricks for the audience and encouraged the children to check out magic books from the library. For more information about Crews and his magic shows, visit www.chadcrewsmagic.com

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


LES students discover merits of science

Liberty Elementary School students were wowed with a lively science presentation Oct. 19 when the National Science Center Fort Discovery bus stopped for a visit.

November 10, 2007 | By Alena Parker Courier Intern | Education


Head Start accepting applications

Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority administers the Head Start Program from its main office in Brunswick. It operates 11 centers in nine counties and is presently funded to serve a total of 917 preschool children. Centers are in the following counties: Bryan, Evans, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Wayne; and two in both Camden and Tattnall.

November 08, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Principal cooks for staff

November 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Emergency responders teach safety

Hinesville, Fort Stewart, Ludowici/ Long and Jesup fire departments, joined by the Georgia State Patrol, worked together Oct. 18-19 to educate Smiley Elementary School students about safety.

November 08, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


GED testing in Jesup

The GED test will be given at Altamaha Technical College, Jesup campus from 5-9 p.m. Nov. 5-6.

November 07, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Panthers crown new queen

Metra Walthour, daughter of Earnest Walthour Sr. and Theresa Lingard of Midway, was crowned Liberty County High School 2007 homecoming queen Friday night.

November 06, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


LCHS crowns homecoming queen

The 2007 Long County High School homecoming celebration wrapped up this past Friday with LaConya Sheree Cobb being crowned the 2007 homecoming queen.

November 06, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Activities for Red Ribbon Week

Midway Middle

November 06, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Stadium named for Donell Woods

In a sharply split 4-3 vote the school board has named the new stadium at Liberty High School the "Donell Woods Stadium."

November 03, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Midway Middle honors students

November 03, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


B-P sets early registration dates

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College will conduct early registration for the spring 2008 semester Monday and Tuesday for seniors and juniors.

November 01, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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LCSS exceeds state averages in all three CCRPI levels

The Georgia Department of Education recently released its College and Career Ready Performance Index scores based on data from the 2013-2014 school year. CCRPI, Georgia's statewide accountability system, was implemented in 2012. It measures individual schools and the district on a 100-point scale. This rating system is designed to help all stakeholders see how schools are performing.

February 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


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


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