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Students read for charity

Waldo Pafford Elementary students in Kesha Lee's fifth-grade class are putting books in the hands of children who need them simply by reading themselves. Through the ClassroomsCare Program, students are uniting across America to help Scholastic Book Clubs donate 1 million books to underprivileged families.

October 27, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Joseph Martin celebrates lunch week

Flemington Mayor Pro Tem Paul Hawkins recently signed the National School Lunch Week Proclamation at Joseph Martin Elementary. School lunch week activities are designed to encourage parents to monitor their families' nutritional habits and help children make healthier choices.

October 27, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Fourth-grader wins third with poster

Each year, Button Gwinnett Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Rebecca Hager has her students participate in the state's fire safety poster contest. This year, one of her students, Denise Zhu, won third place in the competition.

October 27, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS students to collect canned food

From 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, the Liberty County High School National Honor Society and the Rotary InterAct Club will have their annual canned food drive for the Manna House in Hinesville. Members of NHS and InterAct will dress in costume and carpool to neighborhoods in the Hinesville and Liberty County areas and go door-to-door to collect canned food and non-perishables.

October 20, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor put GBI on test cheating probe

ATLANTA - State investigators began questioning teachers Monday after the governor ordered the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to help a probe into possible cheating on standardized tests at schools in Atlanta and Dougherty County.

October 20, 2010 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | Education


Kingston talks schools with educators

Members of the Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association welcomed U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., as guest speaker of their morning meeting Tuesday held at Mrs. Rogers restaurant in Claxton.

October 18, 2010 | By Crystal Walker Special to the Courier | Education


Schools tech department lauded

Staying on top of the constant deluge of innovations and advances in technology is no easy feat, but members the Liberty County School System's technology department have handled the task commendably and will be nationally recognized for their accomplishments next week.

October 15, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


JROTC cadets host St. Jude bike ride

The Bradwell Institute Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Program had its 13th annual St. Jude Bike-A-Thon on Sept. 25 on BI's campus. More than 100 people gathered to help raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

October 13, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools promote health lunch choices

The Liberty County School System is hosting "School Lunch – What's on Your Tray?" an interactive campaign that is designed to get students excited about healthy school lunch choices, in celebration of National School Lunch Week, Oct. 11-15.

October 13, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools promote health lunch choices

The Liberty County School System is hosting "School Lunch – What's on Your Tray?" an interactive campaign that is designed to get students excited about healthy school lunch choices, in celebration of National School Lunch Week, Oct. 11-15.

October 13, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU leader: Liberty Center here to stay

Armstrong Atlantic State University has been going strong for 75 years, and if the college's recent jump in enrollment and newly added programs are any indication, the best is yet to come, according to its president, Linda Bleicken.

October 13, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Groups celebrate National 4-H Week

All 155,000 Georgia 4-H groups are celebrating National 4-H week Oct. 3-9. Festivities include fun activities, project competitions and meeting new people through 4-H programs. Liberty and Long counties' 4-H programs are part of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student-mentor program on track

The Patriot Mentor-Protégé program at Lewis Frasier Middle School is growing in popularity. Kevin Fulghum, the school's graduation coach, has managed the program for three years. Currently, 78 students are being mentored by 35 adults.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


'Puff mobiles' provide physics lesson

Liberty Elementary fifth-graders made puff mobiles during a Sept. 17 physics lesson. The lesson was the first of four conducted by the Savannah Coastal Empire Section of the Society of Women Engineers as part of an outreach project.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Families build sugar igloos

Students and parents from Nicole Carter's fourth-grade class at Waldo Pafford Elementary created miniature igloos using marshmallows and icing during the school's recent open house.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


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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