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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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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


Savannah Tech wins $15K for workforce development

SAVANNAH - AT&T awarded $15,000 to Savannah Technical College Foundation last week for third place in the inaugural $20k for 2020 workforce development competition.

August 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two earn military child scholarships

Two students from Hinesville have each received one of the 700 scholarship presented to college and high school students this year by the annual Scholarships ...

August 05, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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