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Students make 'shocking' discoveries

Walker Middle School students learned about several different science discoveries recently, as one of the mobile exhibits from the National Science Center in Augusta was in town.

November 17, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Libraries set November events

Preschool Storytime

November 17, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Long library sets amnesty

The Long County Library will observe December as Amnesty Month.

November 17, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Brewton-Parker uses night to lure students

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College's Liberty County Campus hosted an open house Oct. 19. During the open house, representatives from the college's offices of financial aid, admissions, registrar and the divisions of education, business and social and behavioral sciences were on hand to assist prospective and current students with the enrollment process.

November 17, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


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


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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


Long County names STAR student, teacher

The 2015 Long County STAR student and teacher were honored by the Long County Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 23.

March 09, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Democratic congressmen hail from more elite colleges than their GOP counterparts

Democrats in the House of Representatives are far more likely to have been trained at elite, private schools than their GOP counterparts. Following up on a graphic from the U.S. Senate last month, a new graphic put together by College Raptor shows marked differences in educational backgrounds.

March 06, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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