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MMS names October's top students

Midway Middle School's students of the month for October were, from left, in back, Kevin O'Neil, Sarah Wright, Alischa Kelly, Cortney Welch, Sharabia Dobbins and Patrice Roberts; in front, Braxton Lee, Carrigan Miller, Sandra Scott and Zakkiyah Shareef.

October 28, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Tech schools report record enrollments

ATLANTA (AP) - Enrollment has skyrocketed at Georgia's technical colleges since last year, hitting record highs.

October 28, 2009 | Associated Press | Education


Long County bookmobile route ends

BRUNSWICK - The regional bookmobile, operated by the Brunswick-based Three Rivers Regional Library System, will officially end its services Nov. 1, after 60 years of service.

October 26, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


B-P consolidation axes campus here

Brewton-Parker College will close its Liberty County campus at the close of the 2009 fall semester.

October 23, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Education


Potatoes help students in class

Fifth-graders at Taylors Creek Elementary have been planting grass on potatoes.

October 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Frank Long students can publish books

Publishing student writing encourages reluctant writers, strengthens self-confidence and promotes literature.

October 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


United Way kicks off in school

The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty chapter has kicked off its annual drive for funds at Joseph Martin Elementary School. Principal Sue Tolley planned creative ways to encourage staff to give.

October 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Muffins with Mom at Joseph Martin

Joseph Martin Elementary School recently had Muffins with Mom, allowing students the opportunity to honor their mothers.

October 21, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long homecoming queen crowned

Long County High School celebrated homecoming during Friday's football game.

October 21, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Brewton-Parker closing campus here

Brewton-Park College is closing its Liberty County Campus.

October 21, 2009 | By Lauren Hunsberger Staff writer | Education


MMS Builders Club meets, elects officers

Midway Middle School's Builders Club had its first meeting of the 2009-10 school year Sept. 22.

October 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


School lunch week has basketball theme

The Liberty County School System is hosting "All-Star School Lunch," an NBA-WNBA-inspired campaign to help students learn the importance of eating healthy school lunches and staying active.

October 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Science brings balloons into TCE classroom

Jessica Nicholson's second-graders at Taylors Creek Elementary have excitedly been learning about the three states of matter.

October 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savannah Tech at record enrollment

SAVANNAH - Record numbers of students are packing classrooms, hallways and parking lots at Savannah Technical College for the fall quarter.

October 14, 2009 | Staff report | Education


State BoE member at Baxley forum

Anyone interested in learning more about Georgia public education is invited to a public hearing from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Appling County Schools office, 249 Blackshear Highway, Baxley.

October 14, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


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NYC mayor says no to plan to seize failing schools

The Democrat's internecine battle over education reform is ratcheting up in New York, as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo continue to spar over how to reform the city's failing schools.

March 20, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Long honors special ed teacher of year

The Long County Board of Education recently recognized Harriet Chapman as the school system's special-education teacher of the year. She received a plaque at a recent board meeting.

March 19, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


No-pay MBA completes test run

Why go into heavy debt and disrupt your life for a certification of business training that you can get essentially for free? That's the question Laurie Pickard asked when she launched her No-Pay MBA project in August of 2013, setting out to earn an MBA using Massive Online Courses, or MOOCs.

March 19, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


First Islamic college in United States granted accreditation

Zaytuna, a small liberal arts college in Berkeley, California, has been granted accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The accreditation makes Zaytuna the first accredited Muslim college in the United States, reports Education News.

March 19, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


Students earn deans honors

Brandon Standard, of Allenhurst, a senior, was named to the dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the fall 2014 semester. Inclusion on this list requires students to meet grade-point-average standards specific to the college or school within the university.

March 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Helen Keller on optimism, education and never giving up

In 1987, Congress passed a resolution designating the month of March as "Women's History Month," a tradition that each president since Ronald Reagan has honored.

March 18, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Education


Going paperless on state tests

The Long County Board of Education learned during its March 10 meeting that all state tests would eventually be taken on a computer.

March 18, 2015 | By Mike Riddle | Education


BI wins state Reading Bowl again

Bradwell Institute won its second consecutive state Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl championship March 7.

March 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Co. students plant tree

Long County High School students recently planted a tree at the school to commemorate Georgia Arbor Day.

March 11, 2015 | By Mike Riddle | Education


Area student wins tuition grant

Catherine Wood from Hinesville won a $500 tuition grant at the recent Stallion Day event at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.

March 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


FPCA student makes district Honor Band

David McGee, a sixth-grader at First Presbyterian Christian Academy, recently performed with the Middle School Honor Band for the Georgia Music Educators Association's first district.

March 11, 2015 | Jeremy McAbee | Education


LCCA students fare well at regional

Though only in its third year of operation, the Liberty College and Career Academy is making its presence known in the trade-skills competition circuit.

March 11, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Honor roll: Waldo Pafford Elementary

First grade A Honor Roll

March 11, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Rotary hears update on school system

The Hinesville Rotary Club heard from Liberty County School administrators on the state of the district and its plans at the club's meeting last week.

March 11, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act changes what schoolkids choose to eat at cafeterias

Students are choosing fruits in the cafeteria line more now than in 2012, when nutrition changes for school lunches were implemented, according to a study from Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut, The New York Times reported.

March 11, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Education


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