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Honor roll: Frank Long Elementary

First grade

January 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Grant funds JME mentoring programs

The Darien Walmart recently presented a $1,000 grant to Joseph Martin Elementary School teacher Teresa Goody. Goody wrote a grant to fund the school's mentoring program, which is called PALS.

January 19, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS offers grad test tutoring

Liberty County High School is having after-school tutoring for students who will take the Georgia High School Graduation Test. Sessions will continue through March. Each session runs from 3:30-4:30 p.m. The schedule is as follows:

January 19, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Joseph Martin students have green thumbs

Joseph Martin Elementary students and teachers have been growing plants from seeds in the school's greenhouse. The greenhouse received a Bright Ideas grant from Coastal Electric, which was applied for by teacher Vicki Funston.

January 19, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker wins silver in state evaluation

Walker Middle School was recognized at the Long County Board of Education's January meeting for winning a silver award after the Georgia Single Statewide Accountability System's evaluation.

January 19, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


FPCA crowns queens at Winterfest

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's yearbook staff and student council hosted Winterfest on Dec. 11 to raise money for the school and student organizations. The event, which drew a large crowd, included concerts, festival games, crafts and vendors who traveled from as far as Albany and Atlanta to set up shop.

January 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Local students earn academic honors

COCHRAN - Middle Georgia College Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Mary Ellen Wilson recently announced that Lana Ruyack from Liberty County was named to the dean's list and honored for scholastic achievement during MGC's fall 2010 semester.

January 17, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Budgets bode ill for Georgia schools

ATLANTA - Schools across Georgia are bracing for another tough budget year as federal stimulus money dries up and state dollars remain scarce.

January 15, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


State schools boss warns of cuts

ATLANTA - Georgia's new schools superintendent warned that the state's public schools will "have to continue to do more with less."

January 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Schools sweep media festival

One hundred and seventy eight students were recognized for their accomplishments in the International Student Media Festival during the Liberty County Board of Education's Tuesday meeting. Parents, students and educators crowded into the meeting to watch the children receive their awards.

January 14, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


BI class cooks up winning combination

Students in Deborah Stevens' culinary arts II class at Bradwell Institute are masters in the kitchen. Mixing, chopping, sautéing and combining ingredients are second nature to this blended class of students from Liberty County High School and Bradwell. Thanks to a collaborative project with Bradwell's media specialists, Nikki Lukkarinen and Miriam Hudson, Stevens' students recently mixed a little technology into their final class project.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker FBLA has holiday social

On Dec. 16, the Walker Middle School FBLA had its second annual Christmas social. Approximately 40 FBLA members enjoyed a field trip to Coastal Manor Nursing Home in Ludowici.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Is lunch to blame for student behavior?

American consumers are paying high prices for low-quality food, and so are our public schools," said Jane Hersey, director of the nonprofit Feingold Association of the U.S.

January 12, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth group sings at Capitol

Project Reach G.A.N.G. (God's Anointed Now Generation), a Riceboro-based youth group from Liberty County, sang Sunday at the state capitol in Atlanta as part of the Georgia legislature's prayer caucus.

January 12, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Two earn academic honors

Crystal C. Knowling of Liberty County was among 157 South Georgia College students to earn a spot on the 2010 fall semester dean's list, according to Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Carl B. McDonald. In addition, 38 students were named to the dean's list for part-time students.

January 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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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


Credit union helps teachers refurbish their classrooms

Interstate Credit Union has announced the winners of their fifth annual Extreme Makeover: Classroom Edition Contest.

August 04, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


School bells ring across Liberty

The annual Day One celebration kicked off the 2016-17 school year across Liberty County schools Monday.

August 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King and Dan Scott | Education


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