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State honors Long County schools

Georgia Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Barge recently recognized state public schools that attained Title 1 Distinguished School status this year. Long County's Walker Middle and Smiley Elementary schools were among those honored.

February 22, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education

Local earns bachelor's at AASU

Amanda Kathleen Herring of Savannah, formerly of Hinesville, graduated cum laude with honors on Dec. 11 from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah. She earned a bachelor's of science degree in psychology.

February 21, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Governor agrees to HOPE rescue plan

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders have worked out a plan for the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship program that would mean recipients would no longer have the promise of a free college education and be required to graduate on time, an official familiar with the negotiations said Thursday night.

February 18, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education

STAR students, teachers honored

Stars in Liberty County's education system took to the stage on Thursday afternoon during the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition luncheon.

February 18, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education

Gen. Phillips reads to Long County students

Fort Stewart Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Phillips dropped by the Long County Head Start Center last week to read to students in two classes.

February 17, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education

Kids can be mayors with essay

Georgia Municipal Association is again asking Georgia's sixth-graders what they would do if they were mayors.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Contest asks students the lessons of Holocaust

Middle and high school students are eligible to enter the statewide annual Holocaust art and writing contest sponsored by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Education.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

BI students in state sight-reading chorus

Two Bradwell Institute Chorus students, 12th-grader Ericka Inman and 11th-grader Evan Crowther, auditioned for and were selected to sing in the 2011 Georgia All-State Sight-Reading Chorus.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Experience nurtures student creativity

Monday Experiences are enrichment activities presented by Jordye Bacon Elementary School personnel to students in third through fifth grade. The activities include selections like crafts, technology enrichment, book club, cooking for kids and sewing.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

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

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Teachers get grants to energize classes

Staff of Coastal Electric Cooperative and its members of its foundation made their rounds Oct. 4 and 5 to award more than $23,500 in ...

October 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education

Long Co. High students honored for works

The Long County High School Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education Department and the Work-Based Learning Program have named Taylar Davis, Robyn Sikes and Ashley Cabica ...

October 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education

LCSS schools closed for the week

Liberty County School System schools will remain closed for the rest of the week and will resume Monday Oct. 17.

October 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education

Band instruments to cost $400,000

New band instruments for Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School will cost an estimated $404,000, school officials said.

October 06, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education

Middle schoolers hear about staying safe

The idea behind Collin Houpf's roughly 20-minute presentation Friday morning at Long County Middle School is simple: get the kids to buy in.

October 06, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


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