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State superintendent seeks student advisors

State School Superintendent Brad Bryant is accepting applications for the 2010-11 student advisory council.

August 18, 2010 | Special to the Courier Columnist | Education

Backpack safety goes beyond back pain

When it comes to backpack safety, most people tend to think about injuries caused by a heavy backpack or one worn improperly. However, there are other dangers associated with backpacks and caution should be used.

August 18, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Savannah Tech increases course offerings

SAVANNAH - Students attending Savannah Technical College's Liberty Campus have more options than ever in pursuing business career paths by enrolling in the management and supervisory development program. Students may earn an associate's degree, diploma or human resources specialist technical certificate of credit, which is also embedded in the degree.

August 18, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Clubs keep students involved

When they aren't learning the all-important reading, writing and 'rithmetic, Liberty County students find themselves gravitating to other on-campus opportunities to expand their horizons. Arts, music, athletics and civic participation top the list of popular clubs, but growing in popularity are organizations that help students improve themselves as members of society.

August 16, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education

College students head back to class

Liberty County college students, from freshmen to graduate students, are gearing up for the start of a new school year. The colleges at the Army Education Center began the fall semester Monday. Classes start at Armstrong Atlantic State University's Liberty Center on Aug. 16. And many recent high school graduates are packing up and preparing to move away from home to attend classes.

August 13, 2010 | By Amy Johstono Courier intern | Education

BoE OKs concepts for district projects

Liberty County Board of Education members gained more headway on the district master plan involving long-term projects within the district Tuesday night when they approved conceptual plans for remodeling and renovations at the Liberty County Schools Performing Arts Center and construction of a new fieldhouse and placement of concession stands at Bradwell Institute's Olvey Field.

August 13, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall | Education

Coalition makes case for charter schools

A coalition representing more than 5,000 public virtual charter school students, parents, teachers and supporters from across Georgia charged the state's Charter School Commission with ignoring state law by refusing to create a funding formula based on sound research and actual costs of public virtual charter schools.

August 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Before-, after-school programs at Y

Applications are being accepted for before and after school programs, pre-school childcare and pre-kindergarten at area YMCA branches.

August 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Mid-summer funding boost helps libraries

After budget cuts led the Liberty County school district to eliminate its financial support for the area's library branches, library officials responded to the shortfall by reducing hours for Hinesville and Midway-Riceboro locations and by cutting the collections budget. However, a mid-summer boost from the Liberty County Board of Commissioners will help the Hinesville library extend its hours again after Labor Day.

August 11, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education

McDonald's employees earn scholarships

The Savannah Area McDonald's Operators Association congratulated its first class of recipients in a local scholarship program by awarding more than $50,000. The awards were announced Monday in Richmond Hill.

August 11, 2010 | Staff report | Education

SSU expecting record enrollment

SAVANNAH - Early indicators suggest Savannah State University's enrollment for the 2010-11 academic year will exceed last fall's 3,800 enrolled students.

August 11, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

State finalist in second round for federal grants

Georgia has been named one of 19 finalists for the second round of federal Race to the Top grants. If the state is named a recipient, it could be awarded up to $400 million over four years to implement the plan it submitted. Delaware and Tennessee were the final recipients of round one funding, in which 40 states and Washington, D.C., submitted applications. Georgia finished third.

August 04, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

School bells ring here Thursday morning

Summer will still be in full effect this week but come Thursday, students in Liberty County must turn their thoughts from the pool to school. The first day of classes will be previewed by open houses on Wednesday at district campuses, where parents can get to know the teachers and the expected routine.

August 02, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education

Two of three Long schools make AYP

Two of three schools in the Long County School System met the 2010 requirements for adequate yearly progress, according to preliminary results announced at the July board of education meeting.

August 02, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education

Fair preps military families for school year

Army spouse and mother of three Brigitte Spence took advantage of the Education & Community Information Fair on Wednesday at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart.

July 31, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

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

Honor roll: Liberty County High School

Liberty County High School's first nine weeks honor rolls:

November 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Students paid for high scores on AP tests

Thirty-seven Liberty County High School students recently received incentive checks as part of a grant from the National Math and Science Initiative, designed to increase ...

November 09, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

Universities honor area students

Several area students have been named to schools' academic honor lists and graduated:

November 08, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education

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