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Classes off Monday

Liberty County Schools have been canceled for Monday. Here is the message on the school board's website:

January 09, 2011 | Staff report | Education


School goes 'paperless' to interest kids

Teachers at Button Gwinnett Elementary on Thursday forgot all about grade books and marking up homework assignments with red pens.

January 07, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Going back to school is big decision

Adults go back to school for a variety of reasons. They may have personal accomplishment goals or their motivation could be purely financial. Unemployment has recently led many individuals back to the classroom.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Options exist to finance child's education

Saving enough money for a child's college education is a concern so great many parents began planning even before their first child was born. The escalating costs of a college education make such concerns wholly understandable.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Homework help can go a long way

Homework is often a daunting task for parents as well as students, and can easily become the cause of family disputes, regardless of how conscientious your kids are. As parents try to ensure their children prioritize schoolwork and complete tasks on time, they have to contend with trying to fit in various activities and family commitments. For students, concentrating at home can be tough, especially after a long school day that starts early and may include a lunchtime meeting for the science club and lacrosse practice after school.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students earn honors

ATHENS - University of Georgia undergraduate Edward Wells Jr. of Hinesville is one of 13 second-year students selected to participate in the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) apprentice program. The sophomores join a group of 15 first-year participants.

January 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Button Gwinnett students earn science fair prizes

Button Gwinnett Elementary students recently participated in the school's annual science fair. The childrens' projects covered a range of interesting topics. Students who earned grand-prize ribbons are, from left: third-grader Eduardo Renta-Colon, fourth-grader Adam Scharnagl, first-grader Joshua Duncan, third-grader Nikolas Favors, second-grader Desiah Vicente', Krystell Sanchez, fourth-grader Daniel Roman, fifth-grader Damian Lustiano and fifth-grader Marjare Fotu.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


JME class demonstrates mummification knowledge

Mrs. Connie Klein's fourth-grade gifted resource class at Joseph Martin Elementary studied ancient Egypt before the holiday break. The students learned about mummification, including how the ancient Egyptians prepared bodies for mummification, embalming procedures, wrapping the bodies and arrangements for the afterlife.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI FFA delivers Christmas cheer

The Bradwell Institute Future Farmers of America chapter visited Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Long County on Thursday to share some holiday cheer with residents. The students sang Christmas carols, talked with residents and brought along their classroom pet, Petunia the pig, which proved to be popular.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students make gains on state writing test

State School Superintendent Brad Bryant earlier this month announced that Georgia's students, across all categories, made positive gains on the 2010 Georgia High School Writing Test. Ninety-four percent of all students met or exceeded the standard for the test, a five percentage point increase from 89 percent in 2009.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Santa, soldiers visit Head Start

Christmas came early to the children at Liberty County Head Start, courtesy of the Red Dragon Battalion and the Riceboro Fire Department.

December 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BG students reach out to seniors

Button Gwinnett Elementary School students recently collected canned goods and other foods to provide meals to senior citizens.

December 22, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


MLK panel details student contests

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association recently announced a county-wide coloring contest.

December 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Christmas tunes start school break

Happy chatter filled Lyman Hall Elementary's gymnasium Friday as rows of mini Santas stood before a sea of smiling parents just one day ahead of the Liberty County School System's winter break.

December 20, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


System names teacher of the year

Suzanne Russell might just be the happiest educator in the Liberty County School System.

December 17, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


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Articles by Section - 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


Liberty 4-H Members Learn about Forestry

Identifying trees, insects, and forest diseases, compassing, and estimating saw timber volume are the different components to the 4-H Forestry Judging Contest.

September 30, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Rosalyn Chandler, of HINESVILLE, Named to the Summer 2017 Dean's List at Georgia State University A

Rosalyn Chandler of Hinesville has been named to the Summer 2017 Dean's List at Georgia State University.

September 30, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Georgia State announces President’s List

Nikita Patel of Hinesville has been named to the Summer 2017 President's List at Georgia State University.

September 30, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Chamber announces YALL class of 2017-18

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the high school students who have been accepted into the 2017-18 class of Young Adult ...

September 29, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Academic honors

Valdosta graduates

September 28, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty and Long schools get free meals through Sept.

Georgia schools affected by Hurricane Irma will be given free meals through the end of September.

September 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


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