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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


Long FLBA spead cheer

Long County Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America members on Wednesday visited Coastal Manor nursing home to spread Christmas cheer to the residents. Wearing Santa hats and jingle-bell necklaces, 36 members spent an hour singing carols in the common areas and some rooms. They also made Christmas cards for each resident. After visiting the nursing home, FBLA members and parents attended a Christmas social at Chili's in Hinesville.

December 22, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


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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


Help offered with college financial aid

Financial-aid experts will assist area college-bound students and their families with aid applications from

February 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE Oks revamp of administration

The Liberty County Board of Education approved a three-page list of recommendations Tuesday to offer contracts to central-office and school-level administrators and district staff for the 2014-15 school year.

February 15, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


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