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Smiley Elementary honors students

Smiley Elementary School is proud to honor students who consistently exemplify positive character traits. Each month, teachers choose students from their homerooms based on the character theme of the month. October's theme was "Drug Free/Respect for Yourself." Each student was given a certificate and an ice cream cone coupon courtesy of McDonalds.

November 25, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Soldiers help Pre-K students with reading

November 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Joseph Martin has All Star Lunch

Staff, students and parents at Joseph Martin Elementary recently participated in an All Star School Lunch, which was inspired by NBA-WNBA to help students learn the importance of eating healthy school lunches and staying active. The menus for the week included dishes such as Becky Hammon and Kobe Bryant parmesan.

November 25, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


AASU turning 75

November 18, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA food drive benefits Manna House

As part of their Red Ribbon Week, students at First Presbyterian Christian Academy donated more than 500 cans of food to Manna House. The canned food drive's theme was "Drug free comes in cans: I can, you can, we can!" Students delivered the canned goods, clothes and stuffed animals to Manna House on Nov. 3.

November 18, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA thespians compete at region

November 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


MMS adds to junior honor society

November 18, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools celebrating Children's Book Week

Since 1919, communities have been celebrating children's books with National Children's Book Week. Schools in Liberty County have special events, guest readers, contests and reading challenges to celebrate children's books in November.

November 18, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long schools earn Title 1 Distinguished status

Last week, Georgia School Superintendent Kathy Cox sent a letter to the Long County Board of Education recognizing all system schools as Title 1 Distinguished Schools.

November 16, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


EMC backs creative classroom projects

The Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded eight Bright Ideas grants, totaling $10,472, to Liberty County teachers on Oct. 28. The winners were surprised in their classrooms by the Bright Ideas Prize Patrol, which came with balloons, a check and gifts.

November 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Family night based on TV crime thriller

The gym at Midway Middle School was bustling with activity on Oct. 13, as approximately 400 people participated in "CSI: Midway - Curriculum Scene Investigation."

November 11, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Activities set for Frank Long book week

National Children's Book Week has been celebrated since 1919 and is to spread the word about children's literature and encouraging the love of reading.

November 11, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA students participate in leadership program

Fifteen students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy were selected to participate in the 2009-10 Young Adult Liberty Leadership program.

November 11, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA students showcase talents

Five students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy were selected to participate in the recent GISA All-Select band and chorus.

November 11, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


TC students recreate Native American structures

Students in Adriana Poole's fourth grade social studies class at Taylors Creek Elementary constructed Native American shelters upon completion of their unit of study on Native Americans.

November 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


College names presidential search panel

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College Chairman of the Board and Acting President Gary Campbell recently released the names of members who constitute the presidential search committee for the 17th president of Brewton-Parker College.

January 31, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


School cafeteria staff compete, test recipes

The Long County School System's nutrition employees participated in a semi-annual in-service training session Jan. 5. School Nutrition Director Stephanie Fox said she wanted to do something different this time around to train workers and get them fully engaged. She decided to gear their school-nutrition training around a format similar to cooking competition shows on television, such as "The Taste" and "Master Chef."

January 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students earn academic honors

Several area students have earned academic honors and graduated from colleges:

January 29, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


District officials present budget ‘forecast’ to BoE

The Liberty County Board of Education received a "very detailed picture" of the school district's finances at a work session held Tuesday morning at the BoE building.

January 29, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


A president without a college degree? Wisconsin governor will test it

On paper, Republicans' best presidential candidate for 2016 would seem to be the sitting governor of Wisconsin, except for one possible problem: He never graduated from college.

January 27, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


The good game: video games that grow our kids

Video games have been maligned for decades.

January 27, 2015 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret Media Companies | Education


Most K-12 students are now low income

Radio personality Garrison Keillor used to have a standing joke that his fictional Lake Woebegon was where "all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average."

January 27, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Armstrong launches science series

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's College of Science and Technology will launch Science on Tap - a new, free monthly event - at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 W. Liberty St.

January 24, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCSS holds community forum to discuss budget, reduction of personnel

The Liberty County School System administration, along with the Liberty County Board of Education, held a community forum Thursday night at the Performing Arts Center to discuss its upcoming 2015-'16 budget and the impending reduction in school-system personnel.

January 23, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Armstrong hires business, finance boss

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently hired Christopher Corrigan as the institution's new vice president for business and finance.

January 18, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Magazine ranks GSU business course

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration online programs have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the best online programs for 2015.

January 17, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


Locals graduate, earn academic honors

Donnie Pulliam, an alumnus of Liberty County High School, recently received a scholarship from the National Society of High School Scholars.

January 16, 2015 | Staff Report | Education


Virtual school has information sessions

Georgia Connections Academy, a provider of free virtual K-12 schooling, will host online information sessions every Tuesday and Thursday this month to show how an online classroom works.

January 16, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE enacts hiring freeze

The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday voted to enact a district-wide hiring freeze for all "non-essential positions," as stated by Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

January 14, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


LCSS partners with ASU to provide college credit for local high-schoolers

Educational top brass of the Liberty County School System and Armstrong State University convened Friday at the Liberty College and Career Academy to put the official stamps on two new partnership agreements.

January 12, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


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