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BoE to vote on new school contract May 12

Six construction management firms are in the running to oversee the Liberty County Board of Education's new middle school. Interviews are scheduled to begin Monday afternoon.

April 27, 2009 | By Alena Parker Staff writer | Education


4-Hers place in regional competition

A group of Long County students put forth a valiant effort recently at the 4-H Project Achievement competition at Rock Eagle Camp in Eaton.

April 22, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Head Start taking applications

The Head Start program is now accepting applications for the 2009-2010 school year.

April 17, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


CRCT on the brain

"The passage says he was nervous," Victoria Peterson tells her third grade class Wednesday. "We talked about this word, class. How many of you are still nervous about taking the test?"

April 10, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Education


Students hear of perils to sea

Sixth- and seventh-grade students at Midway Middle School represented Georgia and welcomed Dr. David E. Guggenheim to the school Friday, March 13.

April 10, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI students sing in All-State Chorus

Nine Bradwell Institute Chorus students passed performance auditions in singing and sight-reading and were selected to perform in the 2009 Georgia All-State Chorus.

April 10, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Leadership Liberty summit over pet rocks

What is a Pet Rock?

April 10, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI literary team wins third

A Bradwell Institute team placed third in the 2008-2009 GHSA Literary Meet for class AAAAA.

April 10, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Fling brings students, parents to MMS at night

The gym at Midway Middle School was bustling with activity on March 20 as approximately 300 people participated in the "Spring Fling Curriculum Night."

April 08, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Co. H.S. has freshman orientation

LUDOWICI - Recently Long County High School had orientation for next year's freshman class.

April 08, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Library having poster contest for book festival

Live Oak Public Libraries is accepting entries for the Savannah Children's Book Festival poster contest through April 30. The theme of the posters should be books, reading or libraries.

April 06, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long residents read to students, discuss jobs

LUDOWICI - Recently, the media center at Smiley Elementary School celebrated reading and honored Dr. Seuss with their Read Across America celebration.

April 06, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


HOPE for military students may be on way

Financial relief could be coming for military dependents planning to attend college in the near future, if legislation concerning the HOPE scholarship is signed into to law.

April 06, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Education


Eighth grader orientation at LCHS

Liberty County High School will have an Eighth Grade Parent Night, orientation and school tour from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in the cafeteria.

April 03, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI has freshman fair

Bradwell Institute hosted a freshman fair Feb. 19 for up coming ninth graders.

April 03, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


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LCSS rolls out new communication plan

The Liberty County Board of Education heard an update on the school system's 2014-15 communication plan at a scheduled work session Tuesday morning.

August 29, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Governor swears Lee into state council

Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya S. Lee was sworn in Aug. 19 by Gov. Nathan Deal to the State Council of the Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission. Lee, the newest member to serve on the council, will be required to travel to the capitol to attend the panel's meetings.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Demographics shifting in schools nationwide

For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.

August 28, 2014 | Desert News Service | Education


Contest promotes family-friendly schools

The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor: Programming should be core class

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


School-meal prices increase in Long County

The price that students and adults pay for lunches increased this year in Long County, according to school nutrition director Stephanie Fox.

August 27, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Local man earns doctorate

Linnie L. Darden Sr. recently has been awarded his doctoral degree in professional counseling.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


High-school student voted best at tech class

SAVANNAH - While many college students typically study hard for final-exam questions, Savannah Technical College's culinary arts baking and pastry students spend weeks working on their cake-decorating final exam.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE recognizes top teachers, retirees

The Long County Board of Education during its recent meeting recognized the 2014-15 teachers of the year from each school as well as four retiring employees.

August 25, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Lee, school officials talk at chamber event

Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee delivered a presentation Thursday at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's monthly Progress Through People luncheon, held at the Performing Arts Center.

August 25, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


BoE approves new contract for superintendent

The Liberty County Board of Education recently approved a new three-year contract, worth $190,000 a year, for Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

August 22, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Liberty teachers offered refresher courses

The Liberty County School System, through the teaching and learning department, will offer Focused Learning After School Hours courses for all teachers beginning this month.

August 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teachers’ salaries equal or exceed other districts

Teachers in Liberty County are paid as much or more than their colleagues across the state of Georgia, according to Liberty County School System Chief Financial Officer Roger Reese.

August 15, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Soldiers help pre-K kids learn routine

Starting school can be overwhelming for a 4-year-old.

August 15, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Area colleges

Armstrong state releases lecture-series schedule

August 13, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


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