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Nearly 500 attend Pajama-Rama night

Four hundred and ninety-two students and family members, most in pajamas, turned out for the first-ever Pajama-Rama parent involvement night Dec. 6 at Button Gwinnett Elementary.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Seven states win education contest

WASHINGTON - Seven states won a share of $200 million in federal "Race to the Top" money to improve K-12 education programs, the Education Department announced Thursday.

December 28, 2011 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Soldiers deliver gift of written word

The radiance of the sense of magic and anticipation that Christmas evokes shone on children's faces Dec. 14 at Liberty Elementary as soldiers from the 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, read Christmas stories to the students as part of the battalion's adopt-a-school community outreach program.

December 25, 2011 | By Sgt. Mary S. Katzenberger 4th IBCT, 3rd ID Public Affairs | Education


Georgia FFA members eligible for scholarships

Monty's Plant Food Company - a Louisville, Ky.-based manufacturer of plant and soil enhancement products for the agriculture, horticulture, lawn and garden and turf industries - is accepting applications for four $1,000 college scholarships. The awards will be given in conjunction with the National Future Farmers of America Organization to high school seniors who are members of FFA.

December 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI debate team gives youth a voice

Bradwell Institute's speech and debate program is giving students the opportunity to raise their voices and speak their minds about public issues that affect society.

December 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCSS taps teacher of year

A special-education pre-K educator in her second year at the school was named the 2012-13 Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year during a ceremony last week.

December 21, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Long County superintendent praises schools’ teamwork during recent evacuation

Long County schools received high praise at the board of education's December meeting. Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters said the schools' departments worked well together during the Dec. 6 bomb threat at Long County High School.

December 20, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


LCSS officials: BI coach to stay

Months of blogging and community chatter about the state of Bradwell Institute football culminated in a request for the resignation of head coach Jim Walsh Jr. on Tuesday night before the Liberty County Board of Education.

December 19, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


BI, arts center work to progress

The Liberty County Board of Education during its Tuesday meeting approved a host of bids and contracts for capital improvements and projects, including the performing arts center renovation contract and the conceptual plans for the next step in Bradwell Institute renovations.

December 16, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Chancellor speaks at AASU graduation

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University graduated 575 students at its Dec. 10 winter commencement ceremony. Henry "Hank" Huckaby, the 12th chancellor of the University System of Georgia, delivered a commencement address at two ceremonies in the Alumni Arena at the Sports Center at Armstrong.

December 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor developing need-based scholarship

ATLANTA - Poor students in Georgia soon may get some help in paying for college.

December 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Keep kids learning over holidays

Don't let the fun and food of the holidays interfere with your child's learning. Video games and flashy electronic toys may appeal to many kids, but often don't work a child's mind as well as non-electronic games and puzzles. Parents shouldn't fret, however. There are plenty of toys and games available this holiday season to keep a child's brain sharp and focused during the break and beyond. Here are some tips to help keep children learning and their brains sharp during the school holidays:

December 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS students collect food for needy

Midway Middle School students and staff recently embraced the opportunity to share with those who are in need. Midway Middle School's student council members collected more than 1,000 non-perishable food items to donate to two local food distributors, including Hinesville's Manna House food pantry.

December 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Suspicious person leads to lockdown at 2 schools

Snelson-Golden Middle School and Joseph Martin Elementary School were both under lockdown for a short time Wednesday morning after a nearby resident reported a suspicious person in the area.

December 14, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Six Flags offers passes to young readers

AUSTELL - Six Flags Over Georgia is encouraging kids to read.

December 08, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


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School accreditation team coming this week

The school accreditation agency AdvancED will visit the Liberty County School System next week, according to video minutes from the Jan. 9 school board meeting.

January 15, 2018 | By Patty Leon | Education


Ga. Southwestern announces Dean's List

Ashley Anderson of Ludowici made the Fall 2017 Dean's List at Georgia Southwestern State University and was among 600 students recognized for scholastic achievement.

January 14, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Everett earns his doctorate

Dominique Everett, an Oprah Scholar, has earned his doctoral degree in materials engineering from the University of Alabama Birmingham.

January 11, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCSS announces make-up days

The Liberty County School System released a statement announcing inclement weather make up days. All students and staff are scheduled to report to school on ...

January 11, 2018 | Staff Report | Education


Students earn honors, graduate

Michael Delisfort of Fort Stewart has been named to a recent provost's list at Troy University.

December 31, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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