Tom Shierling with the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service visited Liberty County Pre-K on May 24. He brought a traveling aquarium and touch tank to let students to view and touch marine life.
The Liberty County Armed Family Services YMCA Teen Achievers had five seniors graduate from its Teen Achievers Professional Career and College Readiness program. The program's goal is to help youths develop a sense of self, raise academic standards, build character and increases exposure to college and careers
The Long County Board of Education discussed obtaining two portable classrooms for Smiley Elementary School at its June 11 meeting.
John Floyd, president of Young Adult Liberty Leaders, spoke at this week's Hinesville Rotary Club meeting.
Although the results for individual systems like Liberty are not available yet, the state Department of Education says the results of the 2007 Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) show that Georgia's new curriculum is making a difference.
The Liberty County school board has chosen a veteran superintendent, Harley Grove, to lead the system while they search for a successor to Dr. Steve Wilmoth who is leaving at the end of month.
How dark – or light – is khaki? Or navy blue? Exactly what color is hunter green? Now that the Liberty County Board of Education, urged on by certain administrators and some parents, has adopted school uniforms for elementary and middle school students and notified parents about what is acceptable wear for the upcoming school year, the inevitable questions have started pouring in. Navy, khaki and white were chosen, and each school was allowed to ...
The Liberty Board of Education has decided to name an interim superintendent, use the services of the Georgia School Board Association to search for a new superintendent, and has promoted Dr. Cheryl Conley to the new post of deputy superintendent.
The Long County Library will have a full schedule of activities for kids throughout June. Starting next week, a special guest will visit the library each week to help promote reading. From clowns and jugglers, to animals and magic, there will be fun activities scheduled for children of all ages each week. Staring Monday, the first guest will be Chad Crews, who will present the "Reading takes you Everywhere Safari Show." The show will feature ...
Both Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School celebrated graduation on Saturday. Check out the photos to see what happened on Olvey Field.
Whether to pursue a school uniform policy was a key item discussed during the Long County Board of Education's May meeting.
ATHENS - Elizabeth Davis of Hinesville has been selected for the 2007 Congressional Agricultural Fellowship Program by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
World travelers and history buffs are invited to sign up for a 12-day tour of England sponsored by Georgia Southern University's College of Education.
The Georgia Department of Education is considering possible changes to the state's high school graduation rule and will hold 16 sessions - including one in Savannah on May 31 - during the next three weeks.
Georgia Southern University is offering a trio of unique day camps for elementary, middle and high school students who have an interest in art.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School third-graders recently participated in a book fair in which students "own the character" by dressing the part of a character from their chosen books.
Fort Stewart's three elementary schools are among 60 domestic Department of Defense schools to be assessed this coming year by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND).
The Liberty County School System has launched an initiative aimed at keeping troubled students in school.
Several Button Gwinnett Elementary School students participated in an essay contest for third- through fifth-graders. They wrote on the topic "How can fundraiser money be used to help students and teachers at Button Gwinnett?"
The Bert Show, a syndicated morning radio show broadcast daily on more than a dozen stations, is collecting letters of thanks so every soldier stationed or deployed outside the United States can receive an expression of gratitude on Thanksgiving. Waldo Pafford Elementary students wrote about 450 thank-you letters to contribute to the collection. WPE school counselor Tia Kittles said she was pleased with the students' effort.
Lewis Frasier Middle School teacher Christiana Capp's sixth-grade art class made a banner to welcome home troops returning from deployment.
Long County Middle School FBLA officers traveled Nov. 12-13 to Athens to attend the 2013 Fall Leadership Conference. At the conference, the officers attended a general session where the club was given an award for placing second in the state with its rally chapter banner. The banner's theme was "Leading others every day - that's the Wildcat way! Follow the wildcat tracks to success."
Math teacher Lisa Knight, a 2004 Liberty County High School graduate, was named teacher of the year Thursday during the Liberty County School System 2013 Teacher of the Year celebration dinner at Bradwell Institute.
Members of the Liberty County High School National Honors Society and Student Council did a trick-or-treat food drive Oct. 28 in Hinesville. The students asked for donations of canned goods from residents. Club members collected more than 370 canned goods. All the proceeds were donated to Manna House of Liberty County at 100 Commerce St.
Liberty County 4-H members competed Nov. 5 for the district Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree in Statesboro.
Schools in Liberty County have been celebrating children's literature throughout this month.
Button Gwinnett and Taylors Creek Elementary schools were recently named to Georgia's Reward Schools list for 2013. Taylors Creek was one of 78 Georgia schools named a highest-performance school, and Button Gwinnett was among the 156 highest-progress schools across the state.
Fourteen educators have been nominated for this year's Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year honor. Each was chosen as their individual school's teacher of the year. This is the second part of the Courier's effort to profile these dedicated educators before the system-wide teacher of the year is announced next week.
Thirteen teachers and one media specialist have been nominated to be this year's Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year.
The Delta GEMS visited Liberty County Head Start in Riceboro on Monday to help pre-schoolers understand Veterans Day.