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Art teacher honored for work

GURNEE, Ill. - Waldo Pafford Elementary art teacher Carol Hough recently was recognized by Artsonia, the world's largest online kid's art museum, for outstanding leadership in the area of arts education. The school's online art gallery, www.artsonia.com/schools/wald01, ranks No. 2 in the state, according to Artsonia.

November 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU enrollment tops 20,000

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently announced that it has topped 20,000 students this fall, enrolling 20,212 students from all 50 states and 101 countries around the world.

November 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Middle-schoolers recycle shoes

Walker Middle School FBLA partnered with Nike to coordinate a shoe drive in September. For the project, known as Nike Reuse a Shoe, Walker Middle School collected used or worn-out shoes that were ready to be thrown away.

November 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Former lawmaker visits Long Co. school

Former State Rep. Hinson Mosley of the 171st District recently spoke to several classes at Long County High School, including Christi Cruz's government students. Cruz formerly served as a page for the congressman.

November 04, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Students mark National 4-H Week

Long County 4-H'ers kicked off National 4-H Week by spending the first day, Oct. 2, at Tractor Supply in Jesup with one last push for the national paper clover campaign. Members of 4-H shared exhibits, provided educational information on healthy lifestyles and assisted with the sale of more $70 of clovers. Employees were treated to hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks and cupcakes.

November 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LES wins United Way spirit stick

Liberty Elementary School teachers Marsha Simmons and Lela Dickens recently encouraged fellow teachers and staff members to join forces and raise more than $2,500 for the United Way and win the 100 percent participation School Spirit Award. Principal Chris Anderson asked volunteers to support the cause, and every teacher employed at Liberty Elementary School participated in the fundraising effort.

November 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia trails nation in reading, math

ATLANTA - Georgia fourth- and eighth-graders are performing only slightly better than they did two years ago on national reading and math exams, and most of the students tested continue to lag behind the national average in both subjects.

November 03, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

First grade

November 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

First grade

November 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Taylors Creek students have election

Taylors Creek Elementary students learned firsthand about how the president is elected by participating in class elections. Students wrote campaign speeches in class. On Election Day, the candidates gave their speeches and handed out

November 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Drug-prevention week held at local schools

Though the Liberty County Drug Abuse Resistance Education program may have fallen by the wayside, many schools celebrated national Red Ribbon Week in an effort to help students make educated decisions when facing drugs and peer pressure.

November 02, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Fair brings reality of college to students

From Mercer orange to Voorhees blue, many institution's colors were on display during the annual Probe College Fair on Thursday at Bradwell Institute.

November 01, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Education


Long County BoE gets report on redistricting

At the Long County Board of Education's October meeting, county board of elections Chairwoman Vanessa Cunningham provided information about the county's plan to redraw the district lines for elected officials.

November 01, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


BoE hears special education initiatives, amends dirt agreement

During its Wednesday work session, the Liberty County Board of Education amended its agreement to purchase dirt from the county for construction of the Liberty College and Career Academy on Airport Road.

October 29, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Taylors Creek demonstrates model-school status

Students and teachers alike were on their best behavior at Taylors Creek Elementary School on Wednesday when more than 200 people filed in to catch a glimpse of classroom operations.

October 28, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Youth leadership class has orientation

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-18 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class kicked off the year with orientation at the Hinesville branch of Live Oak ...

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


National awards program in search of most spirited school, students, more

Now is the time for high schools and students to start prepping their entry for the Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards, and start their video ...

October 10, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Long County gears up for Homecoming

Long County High School will celebrate Homecoming from Tuesday through Friday.

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long 4-H'er grows 2nd biggest melon

A Long County 4-H'er took second place in the 2017 4-H Watermelon Growing Contest.

October 09, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Elementary celebrates vibrant Hispanic culture

Liberty Elementary School's colorful, annual Hispanic Heritage Month presentation was on full display Friday afternoon as students celebrated various Hispanic cultures.

October 08, 2017 | Tiffany King | Education


Liberty County Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day, Liberty County schools will recognize National School Lunch Week ...

October 07, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell graduate seeing world to fight disease

Bradwell graduate Ajilé Owens is studying abroad, learning about global health and about herself.

October 04, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Animation class draws students, industry

A new animation class at the Liberty College and Career Academy is connecting with animators and future animators on the other side of the country.

October 04, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Liberty County School System to hold REACH Scholar Signing Day

Governor Nathan Deal launched the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Georgia scholarship program in 2012, and it is a needs-based scholarship program that begins ...

October 03, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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