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Taylors Creek spotlights black history

Taylors Creek Elementary School celebrated Black History Month in a big way this year.

March 25, 2008 | By Demere Sikes Special to the Courier | Education


Weather doesn't stop picnic at Smiley

LUDOWICI -- Despite a tornado warning in effect for Long County on Friday, Smiley Elementary School still had its annual Picnic for Parents in the lunchroom.

March 25, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


FPCA students place in literary contests

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Literary Team won several honors, including a first place, in its first competition since it was organized by the Fine Arts Director Shannon Hickey.

March 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU honor society inducts members

STATESBORO -- The Georgia Southern University chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society recently inducted 344 new members.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Columbia College lists recent graduates

Columbia College-Fort Stewart has announced its recent graduates:

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


School transfers may be easier for military kids

A new multi-state agreement that would ease the cumbersome process faced by many military families when enrolling their children in new school systems recently passed with overwhelming support in the Georgia Senate.

March 21, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Long Chamber recognizes school STARs

LUDOWICI -- The Long County Chamber of Commerce recognized the 2008 STAR student and teacher for Long County at their monthly meeting Feb. 28.

March 19, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Courier Correspondent | Education


Health officials fight smoking in schools

Marsha Pierce, coordinator for School Health Programs from the Coastal Health District, presented six Tobacco Free School signs, one for each campus, to BoE Chairwoman Lily Baker at the last Liberty County Board of Education meeting.

March 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


State recruiting pre-K providers

ATLANTA -- Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is looking for eligible providers to serve children and families in Liberty County in Georgia's Pre-K Program site.

March 19, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


HOPE information sessions at STC

SAVANNAH -- The Technical Communications Certificate Program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too -- it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.

March 19, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Schools celebrate breakfast

On Feb. 27, Mayors Don Emmons of Midway and William Austin of Riceboro visited Midway Middle School to sign an official proclamation declaring March 3-7 National School Breakfast Week.

March 18, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Education


County's STARs honored

Bradwell Institute and Liberty High's STAR students, and the teachers they selected, were honored at a luncheon here Wednesday.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Superintendent search now in interviews

The Liberty County Board of Education has stopped sifting through applications and moved to the next phase in its search for a superintendent.

March 18, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


GED testing offered

GED tests will be offered in Liberty and Wayne counties during March.

March 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Private school sets alumni day

Glennville Christian Academy will host its first Alumni Day on Saturday.

March 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Articles by Section - 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


Official explains charter-system school teams

Community members heard more about how school-governance teams will be formed, and how they will function, during a recent community forum concerning the district's transition to becoming a charter system.

May 04, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


15 apps to help your child learn outside of the classroom

The National Center of Education Statistics reports that about 3 percent of the school-age population is home schooled. Parents mainly home-school their children because they are concerned about certain school environments, where there could be bullying or teachings that go against a parent's political and religious beliefs, the NCES reported.

May 04, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Education


Corinthian colleges closure leaves students out in the cold

Students hung out to dry when 30 remaining Corinthian colleges shuttered last week will lose all or most of their credits, leaving 15,000 students in dire straits. Many will not be able to transfer most, if any, of their credits to new institutions. Some were just days away from finishing their certifications.

May 04, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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