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Private school sets alumni day

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

March 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


School nutrition staff learns a lesson

Chef Fritz Schultz of the Hansen Group gave cooking tips to the staff of the Liberty County School Nutrition Program Feb. 19-20.

March 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


LES makes learning a family affair

Liberty Elementary School had its annual Families in School Day on Feb. 8.

March 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Faculty shows heritage for Black History Month

Several teachers at Joseph Martin Elementary School participated in the school's recent African Heritage Dress Day.

March 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Adult volunteers explain how math applies to them

Taylors Creek Elementary students now know they'll need to understand math if they want to grasp the building techniques used to construct the ancient pyramids in Egypt.

March 11, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Education


Scholarship application deadline April 1

Applications are available for seven $1,000 Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarships.

March 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Car dealer adds to students' honors

After 10 Midway Middle School students were named Students of the Month for February, they received another pat on the back Feb. 20 from NeSmith Chevrolet.

March 08, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Libraries planning events for March

Here are the Live Oak Public Libraries Programs at the Liberty Branch and Midway-Riceboro Branch libraries during March:

March 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Municipal Association invites kids to be mayors

ATLANTA - Georgia Municipal Association is again asking Georgia's 6th graders what they would do if they were mayors.

March 07, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long 4-H'ers compete at Rock Eagle

The Long County 4-H Club sent 17 youth to the state 4-H Camp at Rock Eagle for the District Project Achievement Project competition Feb. 1-3.

March 07, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Senator works for school choice vouchers

After successfully pushing through a measure to give vouchers to parents of special needs students last year, Georgia Sen. Eric Johnson (R-Savannah) is continuing his campaign to make vouchers a permanent fixture in the state's education system.

March 07, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Students seeking FBLA's highest awards

Bradwell Institute FBLA members flew to Birmingham, Ala., for the National FBLA Fall Leadership Conference in November.

March 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


FBLA student attend leadership conference

Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America attended the Georgia Fall Leadership Conference in Athens.

March 05, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


FBLA students place at region competition

March 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Rotary names speech contest winners

At the Hinesville Rotary Club's meeting on Feb. 12, six Interact Club students from Liberty County High School, Bradwell Institute, and First Presbyterian Christian Academy participated in Rotary's high school speech contest. Stephanie Castillo (center) from BI placed first, Brandon Stafford (left) from FPCA placed second and Rebecca Woods from LCHS placed third. Castillo and Stafford will participate at a competition in Douglas on March 29. Winners of that competition will compete at Rotary's District Conference in Macon on April 19. Darius Booker from BI, Wesley Herr from LCHS, and Timothy Ashmen from FPCA also participated in ...

March 04, 2008 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | 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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