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SSU's YESP camp accepting applicants

The Youth Entrepreneurship Summer Program (YESP) is still accepting applicants. The camp - open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors - runs June 16-July 11, 8:30 a.m.-noon weekdays. To register or get more information, contact Keenya Mosley at 912-356-2836 or mosleyk@savstate.edu

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Eight Liberty County teens to graduate from National Guard Youth

Eight Liberty County teens are among more than 200 teens set to graduate from the National Guard sponsored Youth Challenge Academy at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 21 at the Macon City Auditorium.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Education agencies partner to host policy forum

ATLANTA - The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and the Georgia School Boards Association will hold a half-day session for area school board and state legislative candidates from 12:30-4:45 p.m. June 26 at Savannah Technical College. The Education Policy Forum is designed to provide future education decision makers with non-partisan, research-based information on which to develop positions.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local teen invited to presidential inauguration

Donnie Pulliam has been invited to attend the 2009 Presidential Inauguration conference in Washington, D.C. He will witness the inauguration, Oath of Office, attend the Inaugural Ball, and the Inaugural Address of the 44th president of the United States. He received a special invitation from the Junior National Youth Leadership Conference, which he attended last spring in Washington D.C. This summer, Donnie will attend the alumni conference in Boston, Mass. Donnie will be going to the eighth grade this fall at Midway Middle School. He is seeking sponsors to help with the expenses pertaining to his trip to ...

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local makes merit list at Darton College

Jennifer A. Kendrick of Hinesville has made the merit list at Darton College for the spring 2008 semester.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local graduates from University of West GA

CARROLLTON - The University of West Georgia held Commencement Ceremonies for the spring semester May 10 on campus. Approximately 781 fall graduates earned degrees. Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna, UWG president, approved degrees for 607 undergraduates and 174 graduate students.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SSU to host workshop for adults interested in attending college

SAVANNAH - Did you know more than one-third of all Savannah State University students are adult learners? To meet the needs of this sizeable population, SSU will host a free workshop for adults interested in continuing or enhancing their education at the undergraduate or graduate level at 7 p.m. June 25, 2008 in the ballroom of the King-Frazier Student Center located on the SSU campus.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local educator is tops in nation

The Council of Administrators of Special Education has name Liberty County educator Dr. Jan La Boone outstanding special education administrator of the year for the entire United States.

July 02, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Junior Rangers June 17-21 at Fort Morris

Kids, 7-12 years old, are invited to put some fun into their summer with the2008 Junior Ranger Program at Fort Morris.

June 27, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Bachelor's in education now available from ABAC

TIFTON - Georgia Southwestern State University and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College are doing their part to combat the teacher shortage in Georgia.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Faith Baptist Christian Academy sends off 18 grads

Cale Ward, son of Craig and Patty Ward of Midway, was salutatorian of the 2008 graduating class at Faith Baptist Christian Academy.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Valdosta State University announces Dean's ListValdosta State University announces Dean's List

The following area students have been named to the Spring 2008 Dean's List at Valdosta State University in Valdosta. To make the Dean's List, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and must have a semester grade point average of at least 3.66 with at least 10 hours of course work. Grade point averages are based on a 4.0 scale.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Back to School Rally planning under way

Project Reach G.A.N.G. Inc.'s annual Back to School Rally is more than a month away, but organizers are spreading the word early, hoping to bring in an even larger crowd than normal.

June 25, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Savannah State boasts $128M regional economic impact

SAVANNAH - Savannah State University's total impact on the local economy was approximately $128 million during the fiscal year 2007, according to a study conducted by the Selig Center for Economic Growth in the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business. The University System of Georgia's Intellectual Capital Partnership Program, an initiative of the Board of Regents' Office of Economic Development, commissioned the study.

June 24, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savannah State boasts $128M regional economic impact

SAVANNAH - Savannah State University's total impact on the local economy was approximately $128 million during the fiscal year 2007, according to a study conducted by the Selig Center for Economic Growth in the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business. The University System of Georgia's Intellectual Capital Partnership Program, an initiative of the Board of Regents' Office of Economic Development, commissioned the study.

June 24, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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FLE students get a 'snow day'

At the beginning of each nine-week grading period at Frank Long Elementary, students take a STAR Early Literacy Test to determine an Accelerated Reader points goal. During the nine weeks, students read and take tests on books within the assigned reading zone. Students must maintain an accuracy goal of 85 percent or higher during the grading period. Students who meet both the points and accuracy goals get a reward.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty 4-Hers compete at district

Liberty County 4-H members presented demonstrations on a variety of topics - including aquaponics, iPhone apps, volcanoes and bald eagles - at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 22 in Alma.

April 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI media center named one of the best

The days when school libraries were hushed environments where students sat hunched over musty books are long gone, as demonstrated by Bradwell Institute's award-winning media center during an open house last Friday.

April 02, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


What type of schools will Liberty operate?

Liberty County public schools soon may change the way they operate to comply with the Flexibility and Accountability Act for Student Achievement, which requires school districts to select a specific school model.

April 01, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Testing remediation set for classtime

For the first time ever, the Liberty County School System will conduct Criterion Referenced Competency Test remediation during the school year. In years past, remediation for the standardized tests was held during the summer, school officials said.

March 30, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Head Start touts kids' progress at open house

Liberty County Head Start held an open house for students' parents Monday to show how far their little ones have progressed.

March 28, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


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