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Long BoE hears about nutrition

The Long County Board of Education recently heard a report from school food director Stephanie Fox on the program's theme for this school year, "A Positive Change."

January 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education

Savannah Tech upgrades Liberty labs

Savannah Technical College – Liberty Campus recently expanded its facilities and areas of study to meet the needs of traditional students seeking viable careers and adult students making career changes to become more marketable in a competitive job market. The college partners with local manufacturers; the Liberty County School System; universities such as Georgia Southern and Armstrong Atlantic State University; and government entities, such as the Liberty County Development Authority, to participate in growing the community's workforce.

January 23, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education

FBLA members place at region

Long County Middle School Future Business Leaders of America attended the Region 3 competition Jan. 15 at Savannah Arts Academy.

January 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education

Long graduation rate above state's

The Long County Board of Education received good news at its Monday meeting. Long County High School's 2013 graduation rate exceeded its 2012 numbers and the state of Georgia's average. This news followed earlier reports that the school's rate reportedly had decreased from the previous year and was less than the state's 2013 graduation rate of 71.5 percent.

January 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education

4-H shedules summer camps

Planning for 4-H summer camps is under way, and registration for the June slots is just around the corner.

January 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education

BoE cuts community-service graduation requirement

In a fast-paced regular meeting of the Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday, the board approved a second reading of two policies effectively eliminating the community-service requirement for graduation.

January 17, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education

Student nominated for medical congress

James Fox Jr., a senior at Long County High School in Ludowici, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.

January 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education

LCHS students place in FFA contests

Twelve Liberty County High School FFA members traveled last month to Berrien County High School in Nashville, Ga., to compete in Southeast Georgia Career Development Event.

January 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education

Long band performs at Sugar Bowl

At least one Tide got to roll Thursday in New Orleans.

January 06, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education

Long 4-Hers excel at home and away

Members of the Long County 4-H club recently demonstrated their skills and ability to excel locally and on the road.

January 04, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education

LES, MMS combine for holiday concert

Liberty Elementary and Midway Middle schools students joined together for a choral concert recently in the LES cafeteria. Fellow students and family members were invited. The performance included a mix of Christmas favorites and contemporary tunes.

December 30, 2013 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Education

LCCA students complete dual-enrollment credentials

At a Dec. 17 ceremony, Liberty College and Career Academy students who completed dual-enrollment credentials for the public schools' academy and Savannah Technical College this semester were recognized. The 52 students met Savannah Tech's admissions and course-work requirements to earn credentials in various programs, including law and justice, aircraft support, manufacturing, psychology and sociology.

December 27, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education

Work starts on GSU sports education center

STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.

December 26, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education

SavTech opens art contest for students

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College is accepting entries for the 18th annual Manufacturing Appreciation Week student design competition.

December 26, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education

Path2College has gift-giving options

ATLANTA - This holiday season, people can give the gift of a college education by contributing to a 529 college savings plan.

December 24, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

Student earns Color Rocks Foundation honor

Nicholas Carter of Liberty County High School is one of 12 seniors to be honored last month by the Colored Rocks Foundation at the Carter Presidential Center in Atlanta.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education

SavTech team wins at SkillsUSA

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College students won 12 medals at the 2014 SkillsUSA Postsecondary State Conference on March 13-15 at the Georgia International Convention at Atlanta Technical College.

April 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education

BI FBLA members ompete at state

Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America members recently competed in the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta. In addition to attending workshops and an awards ceremony, the students visited the Atlanta Americas Mart for a tour of the business marts. Bradwell FBLA adviser Pamela Woodard traveled with the students.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education

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

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