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BI student places second in literature

Bradwell Institute placed second in the March 13 Region Literary Meet at Savannah Arts Academy.

May 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Regents approve tuition hikes up to 16%

ATLANTA - Georgia college students will pay up to $1,000 more in tuition in the coming school year under hikes passed by the state Board of Regents on Tuesday, a move that comes amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.

The tuition increases for the state's 35 public colleges and universities hit hardest at research universities: Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. Many students will pay $3,535 per semester, a 16 percent increase over last fall.

May 12, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


BI, LCHS graduations on May 21, 22

The Liberty County School System issued its guidelines for graduation on Friday, May 21 and Saturday, May 22.

May 12, 2010 | Staff report | Education


Regents voting on tuition hike

ATLANTA - Georgia college students likely will find out Tuesday how much more they'll have to shell out for tuition this fall.

The Georgia Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on tuition hikes for the state's 35 public colleges and universities. The vote comes after lawmakers cut hundreds of millions from higher education coffers to help balance the books amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.

May 11, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Student to attend medical career conference

This June, Molly Zechman will be one of 400 students selected nationwide to go to Washington, D.C., to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine. Students are selected on their academic achievements and leadership skills.

May 10, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Elementary students celebrate Cinco de Mayo

With empañadas on their plates and piñatas ready to burst, Liberty Elementary School students celebrated Cinco de Mayo on Wednesday.

May 07, 2010 | jmccall@coastalcourier.com | Education


Camp prepares incoming kindergartners

The Liberty County School System will offer a kindergarten transition camp this summer at each elementary school. All students who are registered for kindergarten for the next school year will have the opportunity to participate in the free program.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI students selected for state chorus

Six Bradwell Institute Chorus students were selected to sing in the 2010 Georgia All-State Chorus. The students passed two singing auditions, which included an art song solo, scales, tonal memory and sight-singing.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS FFA'ers attends state convention

The Liberty County High School FFA group attended the Georgia State FFA Convention on April 22-24. Members performed community service by participating in the Rebuilding Macon House Painting Project.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


SGMS students raise Pennies for Patients

One million People in the United States, many of them children, have a blood cancer such as leukemia or lymphoma. During February, Snelson-Golden Middle School participated in a fundraiser led by the National Junior Honor Society called "Pennies for Patients" to raise money for cancer research through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI team performs well at literary meets

Bradwell Institute placed second in the March 13 Region Literary Meet at Savannah Arts Academy.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


JBE students, parents clean up campus

Jordye Bacon Elementary School had its campus clean-up day March 6. More than 130 community residents pitched in to help with spring cleaning. JBE staff, students and volunteers worked to clean playground equipment, pick up pinecones, clean sidewalks and tidy up other areas of the school. The volunteers also created two vegetable gardens that students will use.

May 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students fly eco-friendly kites

Waldo Pafford first-grade students celebrated Earth Day by reusing plastic shopping bags to make kites. Students took to the school's field recently to fly their kites.

May 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


LCHS puts art center stage

Just like in any big city high-brow art gallery patrons milled around various art displays, commenting on various pieces while servers in starched black and white uniforms served refreshments and young virtuosos performed.

May 04, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Education


Pre-K registration is Saturday

Parents of preschoolers who live off-post in Liberty County can enroll their children in the Liberty County Pre-K Center for the 2010-11 school year from 8 a.m.- noon Saturday, May 1, at the center, 206 Bradwell St.

April 28, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Young people, not without hope, are now most impoverished demographic

A report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic cooperative of 34 countries including the United States, found that poverty rates are now highest among young adults ages 18-25.

June 15, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Education


Attending a graduation? Keep your cheers to yourself

Three people in Mississippi faced charges of disturbing the peace, with possible $500 fines and even six months in jail for shouting a graduate's name at a Senatobia High School graduation last month.

June 15, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


No furloughs for Liberty schools in 2015-16

Liberty County School System employees will not have to endure any furlough days next year, Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee announced at Board of Education meeting on Tuesday evening.

June 15, 2015 | By Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Students named to Joseph Martin Elementary School's fourth nine weeks "A" honor roll were:

June 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Chris Christie's flip on Common Core signals hardening of GOP base

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie became the latest GOP presidential contender to flip on Common Core, announcing last week his opposition to the curriculum and standards system once embraced across a broad political spectrum.

June 11, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Honor roll: Frank Long Elemetnary

Students named to Frank Long Elementary School's fourth nine weeks honor roll were:

June 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


10 educational games that could change how your child learns

The new frontier of education, many experts believe, is video games. While the field is still maturing, most objectives can now be enhanced with games that allow students to collaborate and learn with more engagement while teachers are free to spend more time observing and helping, and less time at the whiteboard. Many of these games also offer parents and teachers tools to monitor progress on specific learning objectives.

June 10, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Stephanie Woods named new LCHS principal

According to an email distributed to all Liberty County School System staff, the new incoming principal of Liberty County High School is Stephanie Woods. Woods had been serving as an assistant principal for Bradwell Institute. We will update this story as more information becomes available. In the same email, Veronica Johnson has been appointed as curriculum specialist for the central office.

June 10, 2015 | By Staff Report | Education


Women's group awards first scholarship

The Community of Inspired Women Inc. awarded its first scholarship to Kaisha Porter during its monthly meeting June 2 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.

June 10, 2015 | By Patty Leon | Education


Students earn academic honors, graduate

MILLEDGEVILLE - Two local students made the dean's list for the 2015 spring semester at Georgia College.

June 10, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Terrorized Christian teachers won't work in Kenya, forcing possible shutdown of schools

Hundreds of schools in Kenya could be shut down as Somalia’s al-Shabab Muslim militants have terrorized teachers from showing up to work, jeopardizing the future of thousands of youths, according to news reports from the East African nation.

June 09, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Education


Video games could be the next frontier in teaching

After years of widespread fears that video games were destroying young American brains, educational theorists and reformers have come around to the notion that video games are here to stay — and that may be a good thing, even in the classroom.

June 09, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


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