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After protests, Deal alters pre-K plan

After weeks of public outcry and protests, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday his updated plan to keep pre-K hours the same while reducing the number of school days each year by 20.

March 10, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Schools celebrate breakfast week

Liberty Elementary and Button Gwinnett Elementary schools are celebrating National School Breakfast Week from March 7-11.

March 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Dorchester Academy Museum donates books

Representatives from the Historic Dorchester Academy Museum of African American History recently presented five books to Liberty Elementary School.

March 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker FBLA student compete at state

On Friday, 29 Walker Middle School FBLA members competed in the State Leadership Conference in Macon. Eleven students placed on the state level, FBLA advisor Amanda Sikes said. Each student who earned a first- through fifth-place finish received a plaque and a medal. Students who finished in sixth through 10th place received a medal.

March 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Diamond Elementary students dine on green eggs and ham

Diamond Elementary staff chose a theme for their school's reading day based on Dr. Seuss' "Great Day for Up." Students decorated the doors of their classrooms using kites and other things that go up into the sky, librarian Lisa Romans said.

March 09, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Military schools celebrate literacy

There are places to go and people to see, something Dr. Seuss preached in his books, which were read by guests at schools around the country during "Read Across America," a March 2 tribute to literacy on what would have been Seuss' 106th birthday.

March 09, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Cat in the Hat invades library

The Cat in the Hat came to Hinesville in a jiffy, but he did not take note that he would look so spiffy to children and pre-Kers all down on the floor, who looked up to him while the room filled with a roar.

March 09, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


FPCA students earn $30,000 in scholarships

First Presbyterian Christian Academy students traveled to Brewton-Parker College to attend a one-day Young Writers Conference to learn how to strengthen their writing skills and collected $30,000 in scholarships as a result.

March 07, 2011 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Honored student has Ludowici ties

Connie Elizabeth Wasdin recently accepted an Eagle Award at North Florida Christian School's National Honor Society induction.

March 07, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCSS accredited for 5 years

Liberty County School System was accredited during a called meeting Wednesday for the next five years by AdvanceED, an outside company that evaluates the efficiency of school systems.

March 04, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Teachers, parents fear pre-K cuts

ATLANTA - A plan to scale back Georgia's free, full-day pre-kindergarten program - the first of its kind in the United States - to a half-day has teachers fearing shrunken paychecks and working parents scrambling to find day care for their 4-year-olds.

March 02, 2011 | By Dorie Turner and Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writers | Education


Democrats want to slow HOPE talks

ATLANTA - Senate Democrats are concerned that a proposal to cut the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship and prekindergarten program is moving too quickly through the Legislature.

March 02, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Chamber honors STAR student, teacher

The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week honored STAR student Angel Dennison and STAR teacher Sherry Lester during the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition ceremony.

March 02, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Voters will decide whether to continue ESPLOST

The Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax election early voting will continue through the Friday before the actual election on March 15. If the vote is approved, sales taxes will remain at the current rate for another five years.

February 28, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Savannah Tech lauds black history

Students and faculty at the Liberty Campus of Savannah Technical College observed Black History Month throughout the day Tuesday with 'living wax' figures, vendors and an art display, culminating in a program with speakers and choral and dance performances that evening.

February 25, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


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Youth leadership class has orientation

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-18 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class kicked off the year with orientation at the Hinesville branch of Live Oak ...

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


National awards program in search of most spirited school, students, more

Now is the time for high schools and students to start prepping their entry for the Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards, and start their video ...

October 10, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Long County gears up for Homecoming

Long County High School will celebrate Homecoming from Tuesday through Friday.

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long 4-H'er grows 2nd biggest melon

A Long County 4-H'er took second place in the 2017 4-H Watermelon Growing Contest.

October 09, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Elementary celebrates vibrant Hispanic culture

Liberty Elementary School's colorful, annual Hispanic Heritage Month presentation was on full display Friday afternoon as students celebrated various Hispanic cultures.

October 08, 2017 | Tiffany King | Education


Liberty County Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day, Liberty County schools will recognize National School Lunch Week ...

October 07, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell graduate seeing world to fight disease

Bradwell graduate Ajilé Owens is studying abroad, learning about global health and about herself.

October 04, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Animation class draws students, industry

A new animation class at the Liberty College and Career Academy is connecting with animators and future animators on the other side of the country.

October 04, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Liberty County School System to hold REACH Scholar Signing Day

Governor Nathan Deal launched the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Georgia scholarship program in 2012, and it is a needs-based scholarship program that begins ...

October 03, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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