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Long County honors top teachers

The Long County Board of Education recently recognized the system's three teachers of the year for the 2010-11 school year. The winners were Smiley Elementary School teacher Kelly Ceballos, Walker Middle School's Laurie Thornton and Long County High School teacher Sherry Lester.

May 23, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


4-H'ers learn about healthy living

The Long County 4-H Club recently took a team of students to Rock Eagle 4-H Center to learn about the importance of healthy lifestyles.

May 23, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


LCHS celebrates top students

Anyone who didn't know who Liberty County High School's highest achievers were before Thursday night certainly does now. LCHS students, family and friends gathered in the high school cafeteria to cheer their peers for receiving recognition in the form of scholarships and academic honors.

May 23, 2011 | Jen Alexander McCall | Education


LCSS effects new hiring policy

The Liberty County School System's policy for background checks officially changed two weeks ago after some applicants with criminal pasts had been considered and approved for hire within the system.

May 23, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


No Child Left Behind fix lagging

The long-awaited overhaul of the 9-year-old No Child Left Behind law has begun in the House with the first in a series of targeted bills, but a bipartisan, comprehensive reform of the nation's most important education law still appears far from the finish line.

May 22, 2011 | By Chris Williams and Christine Armario Associated Press writers | Education


Students tout media projects

On Monday and Tuesday evening, Liberty County School System students and parents celebrated the ranking of more than 80 media festival projects that were rated superior last month at the Georgia Student Media Festival.

May 20, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Long Co. grads bid farewell

There were 111 seniors who flipped their tassels May 13 at Long County High School's graduation ceremony.

May 20, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Junior Beta Club inducts members

Walker Middle School recently inducted new members into its Junior Beta Club, bringing the membership total to 84. Students must maintain a 4.0 grade point average all year to be invited to join the club, which participates in local and national community-service projects. This school year, WMS's Junior Beta Club took part in a highway cleanup, Relay for Life, book drives, food drives and the GACHIP (child identification program). Nationally, members participated in the Scholastic pajama drive and a service project to benefit Jerry's Kids.

May 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Principal's List

May 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Graduation test scores up

Results of the 2011 Georgia High School Graduation Tests show student scores increased in all content areas where there is historical data - science, social studies and English language arts.

May 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Seven students arrested in school bus incident

Seven Snelson-Golden Middle School students - ages 11-14 - were arrested Friday for disorderly conduct on a bus ride home.

May 18, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


BI students lauded for hard work

Hugs. Laughter. Hoots and hollers. Smiles. Tears.

May 18, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Native having impact at college

Evelyn Rogers, a 2009 Liberty County High School graduate, currently is enrolled at Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, N.C.

May 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County HS honors seniors

Long County High School held its annual senior banquet Thursday.

May 17, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Students perform ‘Dance Mania’

On Friday, Lyman Hall Elementary fifth-grade students sang about surfing, dancing and a little thing called love during a production called "Dance Mania," a tribute to summer fun.

May 17, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


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Contest for college fund contribution

ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan is giving children in Georgia an opportunity to win $1,529 for a Path2College 529 Plan account.

August 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Young RNC delegate encourages students to vote during Bradwell talk

Will Carter is 18 and says he wants to make a difference.

August 25, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Workshop focuses on skills for young men

Hinesville will host Tied to Success, a free annual workshop for males ages 10 and older on Sept. 17.

August 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bright Idea grants help teachers innovate in class

Teachers in Liberty County schools are invited to apply for innovative classroom grants of up to $2,000.

August 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth leadership program seeks members

Nominations are being accepted for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's 2016-17 class of Young Adult Liberty Leaders.

August 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County schools report smooth start

The new school year in Long County got off to a great start, administrators told school board members at Monday's Board of Education meeting ...

August 15, 2016 | By Justin Hall Correspondent | Education


BoE OKs Wi-Fi hotspots on buses

If you see a group of students hanging around a parked bus, don't worry. They might just be doing homework.

August 13, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


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