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Needy Long county kids to get glasses

The Long County Board of Education approved a measure last week that will allow the parents of some needy kids to buy eyewear for their children at a low cost.

February 27, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Storyteller visits BGE

Storyteller Josie Bailey sparked the imagination of students at Button Gwinnett Elementary School Feb. 4 as she put her spin on popular folktales, first describing them to the children as "just tales that folk tell." Students listened and got in on the theatrics as Bailey enlisted volunteers to use varying props to help paint the mental picture.

February 27, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


WPE first graders do drama

First grade students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School sang a different version of the childhood song, "Old MacDonald" during an assembly Jan. 31 called 'E-I-E-I Oops!'

February 27, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


GSU hosts national youth-at-risk conference

STATESBORO -- Georgia Southern University will host more than 1,500 leaders from across the country during the 19th annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference March 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah.

February 27, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS announces students of the month

February 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Pre-K registration begins soon

Registration for the Liberty County School System Pre-K Center's 2008-09 school year will be from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 15.

February 22, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


State budget has added pay for master teachers

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has announced enhancements to the master teacher certification program as another step toward improving student achievement in Georgia.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student Development Day at STC

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will have its first Student Development Day on Frida at the Savannah Campus. Built around the theme "Reaching For Success" the day will feature an address by Dr. Earl Suttle, a motivational speaker, and sessions on topics ranging from entrepreneurship to professional etiquette and from money management to strengthening the mind and body. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. in the Eckburg Auditorium with breakout sessions held in classrooms in Goodman Hall.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Free tutoring at church

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Chili brings families into school

Frank Long Elementary School hosted its fourth annual Chili Cook Off Thursday night, bringing in full house and rave reviews from faculty, parents and students alike.

February 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Scholarship for enlisted spouses

The Enlisted Spouses' Club at Fort Stewart is taking applications for the annual Rita Ackerman Scholarship.

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


County spelling bee winners named

Joellyn Francis, a Snelson-Golden Middle School seventh grader, won the 2008 Liberty School System Spelling Bee Friday.

February 14, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Over 700 Cans of Compassion

February 14, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Glennville Christian Academy sets homecoming

Glennville Christian Academy will crown its 2008 homecoming king and queen on Friday evening, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m. in the GCA gym.

February 14, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Library sets February actitivies

Activities at the Live Oak Public Libraries' branches in Hinesville and Midway during February include:

February 13, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Contest promotes family-friendly schools

The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor: Programming should be core class

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


School-meal prices increase in Long County

The price that students and adults pay for lunches increased this year in Long County, according to school nutrition director Stephanie Fox.

August 27, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


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