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Honor-roll students visit with mayor, win prizes

Snelson-Golden Middle School honor-roll students were encouraged to do their best and believe in themselves throughout the remainder of the school year and their lives during Tuesday's academic honors recognition ceremony.

April 22, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Students walk for test motivation

Liberty Elementary School participated in a school-wide "walk it out" event April 8 to motivate students for the CRCT.

April 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LFMS honor society honored for work

Lewis Frasier Middle School's chapter of the National Junior Honor Society has been selected as one of the 2011 Outstanding Service Project Award Winners. The chapter was recognized for its Wreaths 4 Warriors Walk project. The members raised $1,500, which was used to purchase 100 wreaths for Warriors Walk on Fort Stewart. Lewis Frasier was one of 10 chapters nationally recognized for this award. The award is presented annually by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society.

April 20, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Students attend leader conference

DeAngela Williams, 12, and Gregory Anthony, 12, both sixth-graders at Lewis Frasier Middle School, attended the 2011 Junior National Young Leaders Conference on March 26-31 in Washington, D.C.

April 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker MS goes green, earns equipment

Students and staff at Walker Middle School are "going green" while earning free technology equipment by participating in the FundingFactory Recycling Program. WMS is collecting empty laser and inkjet cartridges and used cell phones from the community, which they'll send to FundingFactory in exchange for technology and recreation products or even cash.

April 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Ga. Regents approve college tuition increases

ATLANTA - Georgia college students will have to pay up to $450 more per semester in tuition and fees starting this fall.

April 20, 2011 | The Associated Press | Education


Leaders, educators discuss parental concerns

Following a spring education forum at Fort Stewart on Tuesday, Garrison Commander Col. Kevin Milton, his senior enlisted advisor Command Sgt. Maj. James Ervin, Liberty County School Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer and South Carolina/Fort Stewart/DoDDS-Cuba District School Superintendent Dr. Samantha Ingram listened Wednesday as parent representatives and educators presented military parents' concerns regarding their children's education.

April 19, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


Midway student immersed in agriculture

TIFTON - Benjamin Varnum, an Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College student from Midway, recently participated in the Florida Legislative Leadership Day at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., as a representative of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity at ABAC.

April 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty County schools wait for funds

Don't shoot the messenger.

April 18, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Reading all the rage at pre-K center

More than 40 families attended the Liberty County Pre-K Center's workshop Wednesday, which was the fourth session in a series dedicated to literacy and reading skills.

April 15, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Ga. scraps high school graduation test

A vote Wednesday by the State Board of Education eliminated the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for those who enter high school in fall 2011.

April 15, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Bradwell singers make state chorus

Five Bradwell Institute students passed two auditions and were selected to perform with the 2011 Georgia All-State Chorus on Feb. 24-26 at the Savannah Civic Center. The BI students performed with students across the state in front of a standing-room-only audience. In addition to sight-singing three melodies and singing solos and scales during the audition process, the students also had to take a written music-theory test. Amanda Durden is the choral director at Bradwell.

April 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI teacher wins award

ATLANTA - Teacher George Holman of Bradwell Institute recently was selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars. A role model to many pupils, Holman was nominated by student Caleb D. Suppa for outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in the classroom.

April 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE delegation lobbies in D.C.

A delegation from the Liberty County School System met with Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., in the nation's capitol last week to discuss federal policy and its impact on the school system.

April 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Students raise money for Warriors Walk

On Fort Stewart's Warrior's Walk, a tree is planted and dedicated in honor of each 3rd ID soldier killed in the line of duty. Lewis Frasier Middle School's chapter of the National Junior Honor Society recently raised $1,500 to buy 100 wreaths for Warrior Walk. Members of the chapter presented a $1,500 check to Wreath 4 Warrior Walk representatives and participated in the wreath-laying ceremony.

April 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


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Contest for college fund contribution

ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan is giving children in Georgia an opportunity to win $1,529 for a Path2College 529 Plan account.

August 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Young RNC delegate encourages students to vote during Bradwell talk

Will Carter is 18 and says he wants to make a difference.

August 25, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Workshop focuses on skills for young men

Hinesville will host Tied to Success, a free annual workshop for males ages 10 and older on Sept. 17.

August 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bright Idea grants help teachers innovate in class

Teachers in Liberty County schools are invited to apply for innovative classroom grants of up to $2,000.

August 22, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth leadership program seeks members

Nominations are being accepted for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's 2016-17 class of Young Adult Liberty Leaders.

August 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County schools report smooth start

The new school year in Long County got off to a great start, administrators told school board members at Monday's Board of Education meeting ...

August 15, 2016 | By Justin Hall Correspondent | Education


BoE OKs Wi-Fi hotspots on buses

If you see a group of students hanging around a parked bus, don't worry. They might just be doing homework.

August 13, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


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