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Students make gains on state writing test

State School Superintendent Brad Bryant earlier this month announced that Georgia's students, across all categories, made positive gains on the 2010 Georgia High School Writing Test. Ninety-four percent of all students met or exceeded the standard for the test, a five percentage point increase from 89 percent in 2009.

December 29, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Santa, soldiers visit Head Start

Christmas came early to the children at Liberty County Head Start, courtesy of the Red Dragon Battalion and the Riceboro Fire Department.

December 24, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


BG students reach out to seniors

Button Gwinnett Elementary School students recently collected canned goods and other foods to provide meals to senior citizens.

December 22, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


MLK panel details student contests

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Association recently announced a county-wide coloring contest.

December 22, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Christmas tunes start school break

Happy chatter filled Lyman Hall Elementary's gymnasium Friday as rows of mini Santas stood before a sea of smiling parents just one day ahead of the Liberty County School System's winter break.

December 20, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


System names teacher of the year

Suzanne Russell might just be the happiest educator in the Liberty County School System.

December 17, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Educators bitten by reading bug

Liberty Elementary School is excited about students reading; even adults are excited - and doing some gross things to show they care. To demonstrate their support for literacy, Principal Chris Anderson, Assistant Principal Rebecca Mock and teachers Lela Stokes-Dickens and Justin Peterman recently ate crickets as the student body cheered them on.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students work out with Atlanta Falcons

More than 500 Liberty Elementary School students participated in the school's fitness moment, joining the Atlanta Falcons via a live webcast for a 30-minute workout session Dec. 7. The Falcons attempted to set a Guinness World Record for the largest virtual physical education class in the Georgia Dome.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


How to keep kids busy over break

Children love having time off from school, but their delight isn't always shared by parents. Left to their own devices and without a way to channel excess energy, children may become screaming banshees or moody couch potatoes. By providing plenty of activities during the holiday breaks, parents can preserve their sanity and keep children busy.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


TV anchor promotes safety project

WTOC anchor Sonny Dixon visited Walker Middle School on Thursday to promote the school's C.H.A.M.P.S. program. C.H.A.M.P.S., which stands for choosing healthy activities and methods promoting safety, is a 13-week Georgia Sheriffs' Association program that teaches fifth-graders about drug awareness, internet safety, abduction prevention, how to handle peer pressure and bullying and staying safe while home alone.

December 16, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


STC recognized for enrollment growth

For the second time in recent history, Savannah Technical College earned national attention for its explosive enrollment growth, ranking 22nd nationally among fastest growing two-year colleges serving between 5,000-9,999 students, according to a report recently released by Community College Week magazine.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Officials say school buck bullying trend

In recent months, national news networks have spotlighted bullying incidents in schools and colleges, including extreme cases where students have been injured or even committed suicide.

December 14, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education


Bradwell chorus sings at district

Twenty-five Bradwell chorus students recently participated in the District I Honor Chorus in Savannah. They practiced the music before the event and worked with guest clinicians for two days to prepare a concert, which was held at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Amanda Durden is the choral director at Bradwell.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Students, staff enjoy TCE reading rally

Students and staff filled the front lawn of Taylors Creek Elementary on Nov. 19 for a school-wide reading rally. Every child carried a book and lined up to spell READ on the front lawn of the school.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Study: Teachers buy own class supplies

Many teachers look to provide exciting experiences for children in the classroom, frequently using interactive supplies and techniques intended to make learning fun.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Button Gwinnett recently announced its third nine-weeks honor roll:

May 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Officials promote ESPLOST

Elected officials, county department heads and community leaders heard about the Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax at breakfast Wednesday at the Liberty County ...

May 03, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


BI grad directs political organization in Louisiana

Urban Game Changers of Louisiana hired Bradwell Institute graduate Braylon Hyde as its state director effective March 1.

April 29, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor Roll: Lewis Frasier Middle School

Editor's note: The Courier prints public school honors that are provided by the schools as space permits.

April 28, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Fourteen 4-H’ers place in district competitions

Guinea pigs, healthy foods and economics were all topics presented by Liberty County 4-H'ers at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement in Alma last month.

April 27, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell Institute student chosen to attend prestigious leadership program

Chris Schultz, a Bradwell Institute sophomore and co-leader of Student 2 Student, was one of 12 students chosen to attend the Military Child Education Coalition ...

April 26, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Liberty County BoE meetings to be videotaped

Liberty County Board of Education meetings will be videotaped for the public to watch.

April 26, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

Liberty Elementary School recently announced its third nine weeks honor roll:

April 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


‘Personalized learning’ coming to Liberty County schools

Liberty County School System classrooms will become more personal next school year.

April 24, 2016 | Jason Wermers | Education


Honor Rolls

Editor's note: The Courier prints public school honors that are provided by the schools as space permits.

April 22, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


Schools mark Month of the Military Child

The Liberty County School System is asking everyone, especially those in schools, to wear purple Friday as part of its month-long observance of April as ...

April 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools raising funds for REACH scholarships

The Liberty County School System is fundraising for the REACH Scholarship Program, according to Dr. Patti Crane, chief information officer.

April 21, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell prom comes home

For the first time in more than 20 years, Bradwell Insitute's juniors and seniors came together for prom at the school. On April 16 ...

April 21, 2016 | By Aubrey Buentipo Special to the Courier | Education


Prom Friday in Savannah for disabled

Xcel Strategies Inc. announces that the seventh annual Joy Prom will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Alee Temple, 100 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah.

April 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Bradwell Institute recently announced its third nine-weeks honor roll:

April 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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