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Students question council and mayor

A future generation of voters questioned Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and city council members Thursday, on Government Day. The event was part of Georgia Cities Week which was held in cities across the state last week.

April 25, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


Honor-roll students visit with mayor, win prizes

Snelson-Golden Middle School honor-roll students were encouraged to do their best and believe in themselves throughout the remainder of the school year and their lives during Tuesday's academic honors recognition ceremony.

April 22, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Students walk for test motivation

Liberty Elementary School participated in a school-wide "walk it out" event April 8 to motivate students for the CRCT.

April 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LFMS honor society honored for work

Lewis Frasier Middle School's chapter of the National Junior Honor Society has been selected as one of the 2011 Outstanding Service Project Award Winners. The chapter was recognized for its Wreaths 4 Warriors Walk project. The members raised $1,500, which was used to purchase 100 wreaths for Warriors Walk on Fort Stewart. Lewis Frasier was one of 10 chapters nationally recognized for this award. The award is presented annually by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society.

April 20, 2011 | Special to the News | Education


Students attend leader conference

DeAngela Williams, 12, and Gregory Anthony, 12, both sixth-graders at Lewis Frasier Middle School, attended the 2011 Junior National Young Leaders Conference on March 26-31 in Washington, D.C.

April 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker MS goes green, earns equipment

Students and staff at Walker Middle School are "going green" while earning free technology equipment by participating in the FundingFactory Recycling Program. WMS is collecting empty laser and inkjet cartridges and used cell phones from the community, which they'll send to FundingFactory in exchange for technology and recreation products or even cash.

April 20, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Ga. Regents approve college tuition increases

ATLANTA - Georgia college students will have to pay up to $450 more per semester in tuition and fees starting this fall.

April 20, 2011 | The Associated Press | Education


Leaders, educators discuss parental concerns

Following a spring education forum at Fort Stewart on Tuesday, Garrison Commander Col. Kevin Milton, his senior enlisted advisor Command Sgt. Maj. James Ervin, Liberty County School Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer and South Carolina/Fort Stewart/DoDDS-Cuba District School Superintendent Dr. Samantha Ingram listened Wednesday as parent representatives and educators presented military parents' concerns regarding their children's education.

April 19, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


Midway student immersed in agriculture

TIFTON - Benjamin Varnum, an Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College student from Midway, recently participated in the Florida Legislative Leadership Day at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., as a representative of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity at ABAC.

April 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty County schools wait for funds

Don't shoot the messenger.

April 18, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Reading all the rage at pre-K center

More than 40 families attended the Liberty County Pre-K Center's workshop Wednesday, which was the fourth session in a series dedicated to literacy and reading skills.

April 15, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Ga. scraps high school graduation test

A vote Wednesday by the State Board of Education eliminated the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for those who enter high school in fall 2011.

April 15, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Bradwell singers make state chorus

Five Bradwell Institute students passed two auditions and were selected to perform with the 2011 Georgia All-State Chorus on Feb. 24-26 at the Savannah Civic Center. The BI students performed with students across the state in front of a standing-room-only audience. In addition to sight-singing three melodies and singing solos and scales during the audition process, the students also had to take a written music-theory test. Amanda Durden is the choral director at Bradwell.

April 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI teacher wins award

ATLANTA - Teacher George Holman of Bradwell Institute recently was selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars. A role model to many pupils, Holman was nominated by student Caleb D. Suppa for outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in the classroom.

April 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE delegation lobbies in D.C.

A delegation from the Liberty County School System met with Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., in the nation's capitol last week to discuss federal policy and its impact on the school system.

April 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


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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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