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BI cadets win right to compete in Virginia

Four cadets from Bradwell Institute's JROTC program will attend the 2010 JROTC Leadership Symposium on June 25-29 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. The BI cadets beat out more than 1,700 other teams for the honor. Only the top 48 teams were chosen to attend the symposium.

June 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Lyman Hall students help pet shelter

The staff and students at Lyman Hall Elementary worked throughout the school year to raise money for the Liberty County Humane Shelter. Fundraising events included selling dill pickles, lollipops, scented pencils and water balloons.

June 23, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students graduate, make honors lists

WARRENSBURG, Mo. - Raymond Willson of Hinesville graduated from the University of Central Missouri last month with a master's of arts degree.

June 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Commissioner speaks to fifth-graders

Liberty County Commissioner Gary Gilliard was the guest speaker at Jordye Bacon Elementary School's recent fifth-grade graduation ceremony. Gilliard congratulated the students on their achievements this year and offered a few words of encouragement as the children head into sixth grade.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savanah Tech graduates more than 200

SAVANNAH - More than 200 students marched last Tuesday in Savannah Technical College's 2010 spring commencement ceremony in the Johnny Mercer Theatre. Graduates included those receiving associate degrees, professional diplomas, technical certificates of credits and General Education diplomas. More than 900 students earned credentials since the December 2009 graduation.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia 'Racing to the Top' a second time

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced recently that Georgia has submitted its application to the U.S. Department of Education for the second round of federal "Race to the Top" grants. As part of its phase two application, Georgia added three school districts, Dade, Peach and Pulaski, to the 23 districts that applied in the first round. The three new districts were chosen to align federal School Improvement Grants with Race to the Top. The state stands to receive up to $400 million over four years to implement its plan if selected.

June 17, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Resolution likely means increased class sizes

The Liberty County Board of Education recently adopted a resolution to increase class sizes for the 2010-11 school year. The resolution follows a State Board of Education exemption allowing schools to exceed statutory and regulatory class size maximums in the wake of declining school revenues at the state and local levels.

June 16, 2010 | Jenn Alexander McCall | Education


FPCA graduates 14

Fourteen First Presbyterian Christian Academy seniors said their good byes and took the next steps toward their futures at Saturday morning's graduation ceremony. Although last year's graduating class contained one more student than this year's, the class of 2010 celebrated an additional milestone.

June 14, 2010 | By Patty Leon Staff writer | Education


Colleges work to help students succeed

Gone are the days when students were classified as "college material" by nothing more than a passing glance at their high school academic records. These days, area colleges and universities are helping potential attendees get that extra boost in order to succeed in higher education through provisional, incentive and preparatory programs.

June 11, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Local educator honored at banquet in Atlanta

Liberty County Schools' Teacher of the Year Amanda Durden, a music teacher at Bradwell Institute, was among the Georgia educators honored at a banquet in Atlanta last week.

June 11, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student's achievement flies under radar

A lost delivery resulted in a missed opportunity for one Liberty County High School student, but she is still headed for a bright future.

June 09, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Students walk red carpet with media projects

Students and parents strolled down the red carpet May 10-13 in front of Liberty County School System's Performing Arts Center, making their way into the annual Media Festival.

June 09, 2010 | By Jaime Rearley Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA sets summer camps

First Presbyterian Christian Academy will offer summer camps beginning this month. The camps are open to the public and will offer children opportunities to try new activities and take day trips.

June 04, 2010 | By Patty Leon | Education


States to set uniform standards for teachers

SUWANEE - By third grade, students should know how to write a complex sentence and add fractions, no matter if they live in Georgia or California.

Eighth-graders should understand the Pythagorean theorem. And by high school graduation, all U.S. students should be ready for college or a career.

June 03, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Rep. Barrow addresses BPC graduates

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College had commencement ceremonies for the class of 2010 on May 15 on the Mount Vernon campus.

June 02, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Free class registration at Armstrong

Armstrong State University will host a one-day event for new students to complete applications, be admitted and register for fall classes. All application fees will ...

July 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Gov. Deal announces Georgia school tax-free holiday weekend

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday that the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday weekend will take place this Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31.

July 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


BI student elected as state 4-H VP

Georgia 4-H'ers elected nine new individuals to represent them on the Georgia 4-H State Board of Directors during the recent State 4-H Council.

July 26, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty County School System below Georgia average in financial efficiency; Long district above

The Liberty and Long county school systems are around the statewide average in terms of their financial efficiency, according to a new state rating system.

July 26, 2016 | Jason Wermers | Education


Schools announce spring honor lists

MOUNT VERNON - Joy Gopee of Ludowici qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College for the spring 2016 semester, Provost Dr. Robert Brian announced.

July 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savanna Tech promotes industrial program at open house

The industrial systems program at Savannah Technical College will host an open house at the Liberty Campus from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m ...

July 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty County BOE considers Code of Conduct amendments

The Liberty County Board of Education had a short meeting last week, when members heard concerns from community members and recommendations for the school system ...

July 19, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


School-supply drive set for Fort Stewart

Operation Homefront's Back-To-School Brigade will provide a limited amount of backpacks filled with school supplies to military children at the Community Activities Information and ...

July 16, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Children, families flock to Liberty County Back to School Rally

The 18th annual Back to School Rally returned Saturday to Briar Bay Park near Riceboro to get parents and students excited for the upcoming school ...

July 12, 2016 | By Dan Scott and Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Two Liberty County students attend leadership training

Summer is when some high school students sleep in, relax on the beach and have fun with friends.

July 12, 2016 | By Alvieann Chandler Special to the Courier | Education


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