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Midway teacher earns grant

Anthony K. Johnson, who teaches language arts to gifted seventh-graders at Midway Middle School, is one of 40 new teachers in Georgia to receive a $1,000 New Teacher Assistance Grant from Georgia Power.

November 07, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools unveil first online forum

The Liberty County School System last week launched an online forum to give citizens an additional opportunity to help move the school system forward. The web-based forum is designed to provide an additional venue to encourage stakeholders to become engaged in open discussions, ask questions and offer suggestions that are centered on the future of Liberty County Schools.

November 07, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: FPCA

First grade: Taneiha Bowman

November 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

First grade: Jarome Adkins

November 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County’s annual Trunk-or-Treat draws crowd

Smiley Elementary School on Friday held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration in the school's parking lot.

November 04, 2013 | By Mike Riddle | Education


Hinesville Ford helps Liberty County High School reach fundraising goal

Hinesville Ford joined Ford dealerships across the county in supporting local schools' fine arts and sports programs, many of which are being cut due to budget constraints.

November 04, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Rallying for drug-free living

Button Gwinnett Elementary School students, along with their counterparts at other schools in the Liberty County School System, celebrated Red Ribbon Week Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Button Gwinnett was festooned from top to bottom with large and small red ribbons.

November 04, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Medical student inducted into honor society

Rebecca Carter, daughter of Glenn and Becky Carter of Hinesville, recently was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

November 03, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor group taps BI student

The National Society of High School Scholars recently selected Bradwell Institute student LaTonya Jones of Hinesville to become a member of the organization. The society, formed in 2002, recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.

November 02, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Robots inspire Diamond students

A special science project for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students at Fort Stewart's Diamond Elementary School incited students' creativity and appreciation for science, explained Nathaline Simons, who, with Kathy Sheets, helped organize the school's Robot Fest, held Thursday morning in the gymnasium.

November 01, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Education


Volunteers support Long school-meal program

Volunteers from around the Long County community came out recently to support the school system's lunch program as part of the National School Lunch Week celebration.

November 01, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Company helps students make mummies

Target Distribution presented a $1,000 grant to Frank Long and Lyman Hall elementary teacher Becky Busby's fifth grade, for an "Emerging Egyptologists" project.

October 31, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Lewis Frasier FBLA members attend rally

Lewis Frasier Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America members attended the Fall Motivational Rally on Oct. 10 in Perry.

October 31, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth ChalleNGe teacher honored

SAVANNAH - Junior Achievement of Georgia-Coastal Region will honor the 14th annual Savannah Business Hall of Fame inductees and the 2013 Educator of the Year, Denise Fisher of Fort Stewart's Youth ChalleNGe Academy, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

October 31, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU sends mascot into space

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has embarked on a journey on which no Eagle has ever gone before.

October 30, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


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GSU sets Family Days for March, April

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will host five spring Family Days for students and their parents.

February 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI celebrates Black History Month

Bradwell Institute students were reminded that black history is American history during a Black History Month program Tuesday.

February 28, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Armstrong still military-friendly

Armstrong Atlantic State University recently demonstrated why it's called a "military friendly" school.

February 28, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Education


Sweepstakes set for Path2College

ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan, Georgia's 529 college-savings plan, recently kicked off its $25,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes, which will award one Georgia child with $15,000 for his or her college education and the winner's school also will receive $10,000.

February 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools launch social media-channels

Liberty County school-board members witnessed the district's official social-media channels launch Tuesday morning during a regular work session.

February 27, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Students put workplace skills in spotlight

Students and faculty at the Liberty College and Career Academy showed off the work-ready skills and workplace ethics they've been honing during an open house Thursday night.

February 26, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Education


Volunteers add shade to schools

About 80 volunteers recently joined with the Georgia Forestry Commission to help add some shade in Long County.

February 25, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Allenhurst student is GSU leader

STATESBORO - Jamal Wright of Allenhurst has been chosen for Georgia Southern University's 2014 Southern's Orientation, Advisement and Registration Team. Wright is majoring in chemistry.

February 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell FBLA students fare well

Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America recently participated in the FBLA Region Leadership Conference in Savannah.

February 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


STAR luncheon set for Thursday

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) award recipients at the Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Feb. 27 at Connection Church on Patriot's Trail in Flemington.

February 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student earns academic scholarship

Donnie Pulliam, a 2013 honor graduate from Liberty County High School, received a $1,000 scholarship from the National Society of High School Scholars on Dec. 7 in Atlanta.

February 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


State tax credits back private school scholarships

Individuals, couples and corporations can receive a tax credit if they contribute to Georgia GOAL, a student scholarship organization that operates under the state education expense credit program. This program provides scholarships to low-income students who want to attend private schools, like First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville.

February 20, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

First grade: Aallyiah Young

February 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools preparing students for standardized testing

Liberty County School Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee informed school-board members during a meeting Tuesday that students and teachers are entering "crunch time" before the upcoming standardized testing periods.

February 17, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Dorchester Academy graduate honored

Smiling her wide, mischievous grin and exuding a warm, open manner, Ophelia Evelyn Johnson Killens can cheer the sternest stranger and delight anyone with her stories of what Dorchester Academy was like for students in its heyday.

February 17, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


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