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Students hope for 'whirled' peace

Waldo Pafford Elementary School will take part in an international art and literacy project, Pinwheels for Peace, on Sept. 21 by planting pinwheels with messages of peace in the school's front lawn.

September 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker has FBLA student of month

Natalie Pattison, an eighth-grade student at Walker Middle School, was chosen as the Georgia FBLA middle-level member of the month for September. The award is given to one Georgia student per month.

September 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Online offerings aid students

Last week, the Georgia Department of Education announced that it is expanding its Virtual School course offerings for students in high school and advanced middle school students, but local education officials say they're not sure the increase is necessary.

September 14, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Local schools mark anniversary of 9/11

Teachers, uniformed soldiers and dignitaries stood alongside children decked out in red, white and blue Friday morning at Lyman Hall Elementary to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

September 12, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


DoD unveils plan to improve schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Defense Department now has a roadmap to bring all schools on military bases up to 21st century facility standards, Pentagon officials announced last week.

September 08, 2011 | By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service | Education


Liberty native publishes ‘creative literacy concept’

Like many children, Matthew is plagued by thoughts of monsters in his room at night. He imagines that they're playing under his bed, in his toy box and even in his trash can.

September 08, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Tech schools aim for global partnerships

ATLANTA - Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson recently announced the launch of a new International Center for Technical Education that will enhance the TCSG's global outreach.

September 07, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor exploring higher pay for reading teachers

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal said he's exploring the idea of paying extra for top-notch teachers willing to work with some of the state's youngest students.

September 07, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Students earn academic honors

Shaniece Withrow of Hinesville has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Withrow will be honored during an induction convocation this fall on the campus of Georgia State University.

September 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


McTeachers nights help local schools

McDonald's is hosting two McTeacher's Night fundraisers in September.

September 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


New school evaluation index could sub for AYP

With a possible state waiver from No Child Left Behind's adequate yearly progress standard looming in the future, Georgia education officials are spreading the word about a potential new index for evaluating schools.

September 03, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


ACT score show more students ready for college

According to the 2011 ACT report, Georgia high school students improved in a number of areas on the ACT, even while the number of students tested increased from 44 percent in 2010 to 47 percent in 2011. Some of the student gains include the following: more high school seniors demonstrating college readiness, key demographic subgroups outperforming the national average and improvements in eight- and 10-grade student assessments of college readiness.

September 01, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Admissions to state public colleges growing

ATLANTA - It's getting tougher to get into Georgia's top public colleges.

August 31, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Long County names teacher of the year

The Long County School System named Sherry Lester teacher of the year Aug. 16 during a short ceremony. Lester, center, accompanied by her husband, Kelly Lester, front left, accepted a plaque from Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway, front right; and BoE members, back row from left, Chairman Dempsey Golden, Emma Strickland, Linda DeLoach, Billy Hall and Vice Chairwoman Florence Baggs.

August 30, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Education


Meeting on HS graduation requirements

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School will have a parent information meeting about graduation requirements for the classes of 2012-2015 from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, in Bradwell's cafeteria.

August 29, 2011 | Staff report | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Learning to test the land

Making mud pies can be an educational experience.

August 22, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


School suit put off

A lawsuit filed by former Liberty County School System Chief Financial Officer Roger Reese against former LCSS Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee and the Board of ...

August 21, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Education


GSU appointments solidify university merger

Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert, Ph.D., is pleased to announce the appointments of several academic and administrative leaders for the new Georgia Southern ...

August 18, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Ludowici student inducted into honor society

VALDOSTA - Kirshana Marie Calhoun of Ludowici has been inducted into the Georgia Alpha Chapter of Alpha Chi at Valdosta State University.

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Native earns statewide education recognition

WARNER ROBINS – Cynthia Hammond, Ed.D, principal at Westside Elementary School in Warner Robins, was named the Georgia 2017 National Distinguished Principal by the Georgia ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Regional tech school gearing up for Aug. 21 start of classes

Last week started with activities, classes and more for faculty and staff of Coastal Pines Technical College as it convened at the Waycross location for ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Hinesville campus remains open-access under GSU

SAVANNAH – The Armstrong State University/Georgia Southern University Consolidation Implementation Committee met last week and approved recommendations thave focused on tailoring academic degree programs for ...

August 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Public school students sought for statewide council

State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his 2017-2018 Student Advisory Council.

August 15, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


BoE hires architect for BI gym rehab

The Liberty County Board of Education hired an architect for a renovation of Bradwell Institutes' gym to address roof leaks, HVAC problems and the locker ...

August 13, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Youth leaders class recruiting students

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2017-18 class of Young Adult Liberty Leaders.

August 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty 4-H’ers place at state competition

Four 4-H members represented Liberty County at State 4-H Congress in Atlanta last week.

August 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County back in school

Parents adjusted their young daughters' crisp new hair bows and smoothed their sons' cowlicks on the first day of school Tuesday as new and returning ...

August 02, 2017 | By Denise Etheridge Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Teachers ring in new school year at East End Convocation

Some Liberty County School System teachers and administrators rang in the new school year Tuesday at the East End Convocation Tuesday morning at Midway Middle ...

August 02, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


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