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BI class cooks up winning combination

Students in Deborah Stevens' culinary arts II class at Bradwell Institute are masters in the kitchen. Mixing, chopping, sautéing and combining ingredients are second nature to this blended class of students from Liberty County High School and Bradwell. Thanks to a collaborative project with Bradwell's media specialists, Nikki Lukkarinen and Miriam Hudson, Stevens' students recently mixed a little technology into their final class project.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker FBLA has holiday social

On Dec. 16, the Walker Middle School FBLA had its second annual Christmas social. Approximately 40 FBLA members enjoyed a field trip to Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Is lunch to blame for student behavior?

American consumers are paying high prices for low-quality food, and so are our public schools," said Jane Hersey, director of the nonprofit Feingold Association of the U.S.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth group sings at Capitol

Project Reach G.A.N.G. (God's Anointed Now Generation), a Riceboro-based youth group from Liberty County, sang Sunday at the state capitol in Atlanta as part of the Georgia legislature's prayer caucus.

January 12, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Two earn academic honors

Crystal C. Knowling of Liberty County was among 157 South Georgia College students to earn a spot on the 2010 fall semester dean's list, according to Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Carl B. McDonald. In addition, 38 students were named to the dean's list for part-time students.

January 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Classes off Monday

Liberty County Schools have been canceled for Monday. Here is the message on the school board's website:

January 09, 2011 | Staff report | Education


School goes 'paperless' to interest kids

Teachers at Button Gwinnett Elementary on Thursday forgot all about grade books and marking up homework assignments with red pens.

January 07, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Going back to school is big decision

Adults go back to school for a variety of reasons. They may have personal accomplishment goals or their motivation could be purely financial. Unemployment has recently led many individuals back to the classroom.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Options exist to finance child's education

Saving enough money for a child's college education is a concern so great many parents began planning even before their first child was born. The escalating costs of a college education make such concerns wholly understandable.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Homework help can go a long way

Homework is often a daunting task for parents as well as students, and can easily become the cause of family disputes, regardless of how conscientious your kids are. As parents try to ensure their children prioritize schoolwork and complete tasks on time, they have to contend with trying to fit in various activities and family commitments. For students, concentrating at home can be tough, especially after a long school day that starts early and may include a lunchtime meeting for the science club and lacrosse practice after school.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students earn honors

ATHENS - University of Georgia undergraduate Edward Wells Jr. of Hinesville is one of 13 second-year students selected to participate in the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) apprentice program. The sophomores join a group of 15 first-year participants.

January 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Button Gwinnett students earn science fair prizes

Button Gwinnett Elementary students recently participated in the school's annual science fair. The childrens' projects covered a range of interesting topics. Students who earned grand-prize ribbons are, from left: third-grader Eduardo Renta-Colon, fourth-grader Adam Scharnagl, first-grader Joshua Duncan, third-grader Nikolas Favors, second-grader Desiah Vicente', Krystell Sanchez, fourth-grader Daniel Roman, fifth-grader Damian Lustiano and fifth-grader Marjare Fotu.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


JME class demonstrates mummification knowledge

Mrs. Connie Klein's fourth-grade gifted resource class at Joseph Martin Elementary studied ancient Egypt before the holiday break. The students learned about mummification, including how the ancient Egyptians prepared bodies for mummification, embalming procedures, wrapping the bodies and arrangements for the afterlife.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI FFA delivers Christmas cheer

The Bradwell Institute Future Farmers of America chapter visited Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Long County on Thursday to share some holiday cheer with residents. The students sang Christmas carols, talked with residents and brought along their classroom pet, Petunia the pig, which proved to be popular.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students make gains on state writing test

State School Superintendent Brad Bryant earlier this month announced that Georgia's students, across all categories, made positive gains on the 2010 Georgia High School Writing Test. Ninety-four percent of all students met or exceeded the standard for the test, a five percentage point increase from 89 percent in 2009.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Reading Bowl takes center stage

Students took part last week in a quiz-style competition at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center to test their knowledge on books.

February 02, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Area students make honors lists

DAHLONEGA - Tiffany Erickson of Fort Stewart, Georgia, made the fall 2015 dean's list at the University of North Georgia (for achieving a 3.5 ...

February 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE earns quality board badge

The Long County Board of Education recently received the Quality School Board Badge from the Georgia School Board Association.

January 28, 2016 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Comment period open for new social studies, science standards

ATLANTA - The State Board of Education has posted the first Georgia Standards of Excellence for science and social studies for comments until the middle of ...

January 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong, Ga. Southern rank among best online programs

In a report published this week, U.S. News & World Report magazine ranks Armstrong State and Georgia Southern universities as among having two of the ...

January 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE honors retirees

The Long County Board of Education honored three retiring employees at a recent board meeting.

January 19, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


Students today, teachers tomorrow in Long County

Five Long County High School students recently took their first steps toward becoming teachers by completing the school's Tide to Teachers program.

January 19, 2016 | Mike Riddle | Education


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