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Rally sets stage for school resumption

Hundreds of area residents came out for Project Reach GANG's (God's Anointed New Generation) 10th annual Back-To-School Rally on Saturday in Riceboro's Briar Bay Park.

July 31, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Three make deans' lists

Pitt named to Georgia Southern dean's list

July 31, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Library lays out July plans

Liberty branch

July 17, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Sorority awards scholarships

The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presented five $1,000 scholarships to local students.

July 17, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Bargeron on Georgia College list

Ruthanne Bargeron of Midway was named to the Georgia College and State University president's list for spring semester 2007, according to the university president, Dr. Dorothy Leland.

July 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Cantor named to dean’s list

Katharina Cantor of Hinesville was named to the Georgia College and State University dean's list for spring semester 2007, according to the university's vice president and dean of faculties, Dr. Anne Gormly.

July 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Rallying for education

Saturday will be a special anniversary for one local GANG.

July 15, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


YMCA to honor teen achievers

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia will present its third annual awards gala at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront in Savannah. This year's theme is "Priceless Achievers."

July 14, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Pre-K students have hands-on fun

July 10, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Teen achievers graduate

July 10, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Long Co. may buy Bradwell portables

The Long County Board of Education discussed obtaining two portable classrooms for Smiley Elementary School at its June 11 meeting.

July 10, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Youth advisor speaks to Rotary

John Floyd, president of Young Adult Liberty Leaders, spoke at this week's Hinesville Rotary Club meeting.

July 10, 2007 | Staff report | Education


DoE: New curriculum making a difference

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.

July 03, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


BoE names interim to fill void left by Wilmoth

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.

July 03, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Schools choose uniform colors

How dark – or light – is khaki? Or navy blue? Exactly what color is hunter green?

June 30, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | 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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