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JBE teacher is special ed teach of year

Jordye Bacon Elementary teacher Becky Adair recently has been named the Liberty County special education teacher of the year.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


General’s, VP’s wives tour school

Joseph Martin Elementary students had no idea the vice president's wife was scheduled to visit their school until early Monday morning.

February 16, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Students sample ‘grown-up’ jobs

Students who are still deciding what they'll do when they grow up may have found inspiration Friday when employees of various occupations visited Taylors Creek Elementary for the school's career day.

February 15, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Special accolade surprises Long Co. teacher

A Long County teacher recently was surprised in her classroom with the news that she had been selected as the special education teacher of the year for the Long County school system.

February 15, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Fourth-grader wins WMS spelling bee

Walker Middle School recently held its annual school-wide spelling bee. This year's winner was fourth-grader Christian Hufler, while the runner-up was fifth-grader Anthony Olivo.

February 15, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


School officials question behavior patterns

Despite a decrease in behavioral issues and violations of the Liberty County school code of conduct, school officials disagree on whether the system has improved during the past few years and on whether punishments appropriately fit the offenses.

February 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


LCHS student heads to Australia

Donnie Pulliam, son of Monica Robertson and James Payno, will travel to Australia this summer with the People to People Ambassador Program. He recently was interviewed and accepted an invitation to the program.

February 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


BI SkillsUSA team triumphs at contest

On Feb. 4, the Bradwell Institute SkillsUSA team attended the Region 8 competition in Brunswick. The Golden Isles Career Academy hosted the event. The BI students will advance to the state competition in March.

February 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

First grade

February 11, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


State seeing fewer erasurers on tests

ATLANTA - State monitors helped reduce the number of wrong answers that were erased and replaced on standardized tests in Georgia school districts after reports of possible cheating sparked widespread public concern, according to a review of 2010 test results announced Wednesday.

February 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


LES wears red to support healthy hearts

Students, teachers and staffers at Liberty Elementary School wore red on Friday for National Wear Red Day, which is part of the American Heart Association's campaign to increase awareness about heart disease in women.

February 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


McDonald’s serves scholarships to studious staffers

McDonald's serves up more than golden fries and 98-cent hamburgers; the restaurant chain now is dishing out scholarships to deserving local McDonald's employees as well.

February 10, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Students compete in county reading bowl

Elementary, middle and high school students across Liberty County have been working all year reading, reviewing and practicing for the fifth annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl. The reading bowl offers an opportunity for students to put their reading skills to the test, school system officials say.

February 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS game night draws crowd

The cafeteria at Midway Middle School bustled with activity Jan. 24 as more than 150 parents, students and friends participated in a game night. Attendees took turns playing more than 10 games. Prizes included board games, movie-night baskets and gift cards.

February 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Midway student's poster wins district

Damara Soto, a sixth-grade student at Midway Middle School, was declared the District 18-B winner of the Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest.

February 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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BI students raise money to fight polio

Bradwell Institute Interact Club students recently raised $1,908 for the Rotary Club of Hinesville.

May 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia Milestones won't count for student, teacher evaluation this year

The State Board of Education Thursday granted a waiver of promotion, placement, and retention requirements tied to the 2016 administration of the Georgia Milestones End ...

May 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Button Gwinnett recently announced its third nine-weeks honor roll:

May 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Officials promote ESPLOST

Elected officials, county department heads and community leaders heard about the Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax at breakfast Wednesday at the Liberty County ...

May 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


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