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Liberty native publishes ‘creative literacy concept’

Like many children, Matthew is plagued by thoughts of monsters in his room at night. He imagines that they're playing under his bed, in his toy box and even in his trash can.

September 08, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Tech schools aim for global partnerships

ATLANTA - Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson recently announced the launch of a new International Center for Technical Education that will enhance the TCSG's global outreach.

September 07, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor exploring higher pay for reading teachers

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal said he's exploring the idea of paying extra for top-notch teachers willing to work with some of the state's youngest students.

September 07, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Students earn academic honors

Shaniece Withrow of Hinesville has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Withrow will be honored during an induction convocation this fall on the campus of Georgia State University.

September 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


McTeachers nights help local schools

McDonald's is hosting two McTeacher's Night fundraisers in September.

September 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


New school evaluation index could sub for AYP

With a possible state waiver from No Child Left Behind's adequate yearly progress standard looming in the future, Georgia education officials are spreading the word about a potential new index for evaluating schools.

September 03, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


ACT score show more students ready for college

According to the 2011 ACT report, Georgia high school students improved in a number of areas on the ACT, even while the number of students tested increased from 44 percent in 2010 to 47 percent in 2011. Some of the student gains include the following: more high school seniors demonstrating college readiness, key demographic subgroups outperforming the national average and improvements in eight- and 10-grade student assessments of college readiness.

September 01, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Admissions to state public colleges growing

ATLANTA - It's getting tougher to get into Georgia's top public colleges.

August 31, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Long County names teacher of the year

The Long County School System named Sherry Lester teacher of the year Aug. 16 during a short ceremony. Lester, center, accompanied by her husband, Kelly Lester, front left, accepted a plaque from Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway, front right; and BoE members, back row from left, Chairman Dempsey Golden, Emma Strickland, Linda DeLoach, Billy Hall and Vice Chairwoman Florence Baggs.

August 30, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Education


Meeting on HS graduation requirements

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School will have a parent information meeting about graduation requirements for the classes of 2012-2015 from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, in Bradwell's cafeteria.

August 29, 2011 | Staff report | Education


Long BoE gets report on new high school

The Long County Board of Education received reports on the planned high school and the preliminary Adequate Yearly Progress results Tuesday at a called workshop.

August 29, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Education


Meeting to clarify new graduation requirements

Parents of the county's 2,916 public high school students may find one event this week to be especially helpful: the Graduation is the Destination meeting.

August 29, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


‘Nemo’ finds home at school

Thanks to a collaborative community effort, Liberty Elementary School has a new catalyst for learning: a 150-gallon aquarium filled with colorful African cichlids.

August 26, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


LCSS 2010 finance audit shows ‘fair reporting’

A financial audit of the Liberty County School System showed that despite two findings, the district reported its 2010 finances in a "fair" manner, according to an official report presented to the board of education.

August 26, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


No injuries as two buses collide at Liberty Elementary

Emergency crews were called to Liberty Elementary School in Midway on Monday after two school buses clipped each other on their way out of the parking lot after dismissal.

August 24, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


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Academic news

Brenau University

June 23, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


A senior makeover with plans for a takeover

A young African-American male with well-maintained dred locks and his mother entered my office for a post secondary transition appointment. His mother asked questions about ...

June 22, 2017 | By Tamara Bogan | Education


Midway student helps VSU win bowl

Midway's Molly Zechman helped Valdosta State University win first place at the 2017 Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention's inaugural Praxis Bowl.

June 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teacher gets grants for Long County High School art program

Melissa Lambert recently received a $819 grant for the Long County High School Art Program from the Rayonier Advanced Materials Foundation Grant Program. It is ...

June 21, 2017 | Staff report | Education


Interim superintendent sworn in; BoE sets a budget

All Liberty County School System employees will have their salaries adjusted to reflect a 2 percent raise.

June 21, 2017 | Tiffany King | Education


Honor rolls: Joseph Martin

Joseph Martin

June 20, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Academic honors

ATLANTA - Two students from Liberty County earned degrees from Georgia State University last month:

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students engineer small electric cars

Cloudy days outside didn't stop Liberty County High School students from building mini solar-powered cars as part of the school's two-day STEAM Camp.

June 19, 2017 | Tiffany King | Education


Honor Roll: Liberty Elementary School

Liberty Elementary School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 16, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Honor Roll: Midway Middle School

Midway Middle School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 15, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


College, career academy touts its focus on getting, keeping jobs

Students of the Liberty College and Career Academy showed what made them career and college ready at the LCCA Night of Excellence last month.

June 15, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Lewis Frasier Middle School

Lewis Frasier Middle School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Long BoE gets look at budget

The Long County Board of Education got a look Monday at a proposed 2017-18 budget that includes a $28 million general fund and $23.5 ...

June 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Liberty County High School

Liberty County High School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 13, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Bradwell Institute recently announced its fourth quarter honor rolls:

June 12, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


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