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Back-to-school rally is Saturday

The nonprofit youth group Project Reach G.A.N.G. Inc. will host its Back to School Rally in Riceboro at 10 a.m. Saturday in Briar Bay

July 07, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education

Farm Bureau offers teacher classes

Teachers can learn ways to add pizzazz to their classroom strategies in math, social studies, language arts and science using agriculture as a teaching tool through Georgia Farm Bureau's Ag in the Classroom Professional Learning Unit (PLU) course.

July 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Liberty earns DoD education grant

The Liberty County school district has received a $1.4 million grant from a Department of Defense education partnership to improve student performance in mathematics education as well as increase graduation rates and prepare high school graduates to enter the workforce.

July 05, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education

GSU, SHRM offer exam prep course

Human resource personnel and other managers can earn a certificate in professional HR management from the Society of Human Resource Management's learning system course this fall.

June 30, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Georgia schools chief leaving post after 8 years

ATLANTA - Twice a month for the past eight years, Georgia schools Superintendent Kathy Cox has taken over a classroom in districts across the state to teach lessons on the U.S. Constitution and the Founding Fathers.

June 30, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press | Education

Local educators earn master teacher status

Three Liberty County teachers have earned master teacher certification this year. Kimberly Boucher and Jewelene Marie Hunter of Liberty Elementary School, and Melinda Joy Kennedy of Midway Middle School are among 131 educators statewide to receive the designation in 2009-10 based on appreciable gains in student achievement, according to a release from the governor's office.

June 30, 2010 | Staff report | Education

Retired educators award scholarship

The Liberty/Long Retired Educators awarded their 2010 scholarship to Liberty County High School senior Heather Marshall, who will attend North Georgia College and State University to major in early childhood education.

June 28, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

BI cadets win right to compete in Virginia

Four cadets from Bradwell Institute's JROTC program will attend the 2010 JROTC Leadership Symposium on June 25-29 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. The BI cadets beat out more than 1,700 other teams for the honor. Only the top 48 teams were chosen to attend the symposium.

June 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Lyman Hall students help pet shelter

The staff and students at Lyman Hall Elementary worked throughout the school year to raise money for the Liberty County Humane Shelter. Fundraising events included selling dill pickles, lollipops, scented pencils and water balloons.

June 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Students graduate, make honors lists

WARRENSBURG, Mo. - Raymond Willson of Hinesville graduated from the University of Central Missouri last month with a master's of arts degree.

June 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Commissioner speaks to fifth-graders

Liberty County Commissioner Gary Gilliard was the guest speaker at Jordye Bacon Elementary School's recent fifth-grade graduation ceremony. Gilliard congratulated the students on their achievements this year and offered a few words of encouragement as the children head into sixth grade.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Savanah Tech graduates more than 200

SAVANNAH - More than 200 students marched last Tuesday in Savannah Technical College's 2010 spring commencement ceremony in the Johnny Mercer Theatre. Graduates included those receiving associate degrees, professional diplomas, technical certificates of credits and General Education diplomas. More than 900 students earned credentials since the December 2009 graduation.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Georgia 'Racing to the Top' a second time

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced recently that Georgia has submitted its application to the U.S. Department of Education for the second round of federal "Race to the Top" grants. As part of its phase two application, Georgia added three school districts, Dade, Peach and Pulaski, to the 23 districts that applied in the first round. The three new districts were chosen to align federal School Improvement Grants with Race to the Top. The state stands to receive up to $400 million over four years to implement its plan if selected.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Resolution likely means increased class sizes

The Liberty County Board of Education recently adopted a resolution to increase class sizes for the 2010-11 school year. The resolution follows a State Board of Education exemption allowing schools to exceed statutory and regulatory class size maximums in the wake of declining school revenues at the state and local levels.

June 16, 2010 | Jenn Alexander McCall | Education

FPCA graduates 14

Fourteen First Presbyterian Christian Academy seniors said their good byes and took the next steps toward their futures at Saturday morning's graduation ceremony. Although last year's graduating class contained one more student than this year's, the class of 2010 celebrated an additional milestone.

June 14, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Education

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Savannah Tech offers drivers ed scholarships

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has partnered with the Georgia Driver's Education Commission to offer scholarships for a driver's education course. The state-approved Joshua ...

November 20, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Anthony Johnson, Teacher of the Year

The Teacher of the Year is Anthony Johnson of Midway Middle School.

November 19, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education

Schools recognized for work on student health

The Liberty County School System was recently recognized as the 2015 winner of the "Georgia NFL Rise Up/Fuel Up Breakfast Contest," sponsored by the ...

November 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Student group mounts school supply drive

Bradwell Institute's Interact Club, in conjunction with the Hinesville Rotary Club, is sponsoring a school supply drive.

November 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Honor roll: Liberty Elementary School

Libery Elementary School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor rolls:

November 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Long Schools nutrition director honored

Wellness counselor Mike Stubbs recently presented a certificate of excellence to Long County School Nutrition Director Stephanie Fox for her commitment to promoting health. Stubbs ...

November 15, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Long County Board of Education cuts millage rate

The Long County Board of Education slightly lowered the property-tax rate Monday.

November 14, 2015 | Mike Riddle | Education

Honor roll: Lyman Hall Elementary

Lyman Hall Elementary recently announced its honor rolls:

November 12, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Armstrong State University a top school for veterans

Military Times honored Armstrong State University this week, ranking the institution seventh among four-year schools on its "Best for Vets: Colleges 2016" list.

November 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Editor's note: Honor rolls will be published for each school as space permits.

November 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Students fight breast cancer

Liberty County High School's Family, Career, Community Leaders of America recently had its annual Pink Panther Day for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

November 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

Taylors Creek Elementary's first nine weeks honor rolls

November 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

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