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Liberty Co. pre-K center is all about Literacy

The Liberty County Pre-K Center makes reading a priority. On Thursday, the center hosted its first of four literacy series sessions, which are designed to encourage parents to help their children to become better readers.

February 02, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


11 Liberty schools earn Title 1 honors

State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge named 868 Georgia Title I Distinguished Schools and four Title I Distinguished Districts at a recent state board of education meeting.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS students honored for excellence

On Jan. 21, Midway Middle School recognized students who excelled academically for the second nine-week grading period. There were 17 students on the "A" honor roll and 160 students on the "A/B" honor roll. The Rev. Doug Walker, pastor of Midway United Methodist Church, talked to students during the ceremony about being grateful for the educators who assist them with their scholastic achievements.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS debuts social studies media projects

Nancy Probst's sixth-grade social studies class at Midway Middle School worked throughout January on multi-tiered projects. After doing in-class lessons and watching videos about the Cuban Revolution and the Zapatista movement in Mexico, students met in the media center with media specialist Cristina Dover to review research methods. They researched and put together news scripts on their chosen topics.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County FBLA students show skills

Students from Long County High School's Future Business Leaders of America club attended the Region 3 Leadership Conference on Jan. 20 in Jesup.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI FBLA students compete at conference

On Jan. 20, Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America members traveled to Altamaha Technical College in Jesup for the FBLA Region 3 Leadership Conference. Competitive events consisted of online testing and/or performance events. Bradwell Institute members earned 12 Region 3 awards; seven students advanced to the FBLA State Leadership Conference, which will be March 17-20 in Atlanta.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long students play with AASU Orchestra

Walker Middle School students Halayna Klassen and Emily Carden recently were chosen to play with the Armstrong Atlantic Youth Orchestra in Savannah. WMS band director Myron Grimes said the two eighth-graders were selected from a group of 120 students.

February 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students earn college honors

SAVANNAH - Three former Liberty County High School athletes and two former Long County High School athletes are among 85 student-athletes who are excelling in the classroom at Savannah State University.

January 31, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Cities look at after-school programs

When Riceboro City Councilman Chris Stacey received an invitation to the Georgia Municipal Association's 2010 Mayors' Day pre-conference on after-school activities, he decided to attend.

January 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


District names technology teachers of month

The Liberty County School System technology department has implemented a program, Technology Teacher of the Month, to recognize teachers who exemplify the integration of technology in the classroom. Since 2008, this program has motivated teachers to incorporate technology into their lessons. With numerous technology tools available to teachers, students are able to learn about different content areas in a variety of settings.

January 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker FBLA students place at region

The Walker Middle School FBLA members attended a region leadership conference Jan. 20 at Wayne County High School. Thirty-seven students attended and several won awards. The winning students will move on to compete at the state leadership conference March 4 in Macon.

January 26, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Area McDonald's offer scholarships

The Savannah Area McDonald's Operators' Association has opened its scholarship program for applications, and is primed to award more than $50,000 towards higher education for the second year in a row.

January 24, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Honor roll: Lyman Hall Elementary

First grade

January 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Jordye Bacon Elementary

First grade

January 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

First grade

January 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


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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


Savannah Tech wins $15K for workforce development

SAVANNAH - AT&T awarded $15,000 to Savannah Technical College Foundation last week for third place in the inaugural $20k for 2020 workforce development competition.

August 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two earn military child scholarships

Two students from Hinesville have each received one of the 700 scholarship presented to college and high school students this year by the annual Scholarships ...

August 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Credit union helps teachers refurbish their classrooms

Interstate Credit Union has announced the winners of their fifth annual Extreme Makeover: Classroom Edition Contest.

August 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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