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Eighth-graders win in stock market

Eighth-grade students at Lewis Frasier Middle School won the Liberty County Region of the fall 2009 Georgia Stock Market Game.

December 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


WP first-graders have Thanksgiving feast

First-grade classes at Waldo Pafford Elementary School celebrated Thanksgiving by having a feast. The feast included vegetable soup containing all the vegetables that the natives taught the Pilgrims to plant. Each student made a placemat where they wrote what they were thankful for. All classes joined together and sat by someone in another class so they could meet someone new as the Pilgrims did. First-grade teachers are John Kirklin, Renae Boyer, Cindy Chandler, Naketa Gillam, Candice Hankins and Ruby Roberts.

December 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Santa visits pre-schoolers with deployed parents

As a way to offer support for families affected by the deployment, the Liberty County Pre-K has organized a Deployment Support Group. Pre-K parents meet informally to offer each other support and friendship during the deployment. As a special treat for group participants this month, Santa Claus visited with the children of deployed soldiers and posed for individual photographs. The group plans to meet at least once a month for the remainder of the school year.

December 24, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Area students nominated to service academies

Four students from Liberty County and four students from Richmond Hill have been nominated to U.S. service academies. Rep. Jack Kingston's office made the announcement on Tuesday, congratulating 17 total nominees from Georgia's First Congressional District.

December 18, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


AASU nursing students to study in China

The Far East is nearly within reach for a handful of nursing and health-care students at Armstrong Atlantic University who have been selected for a new study abroad program. AASU's Office of International Education received a $16,000 grant that will help foot the bill for 14 students to learn about Chinese medicine next summer.

December 18, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Reading program has cash prizes

December 18, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Smiley honors students of month for restraint

Each month, Smiley Elementary School honors students who consistently exemplify positive character traits.

December 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Button Gwinnett has science fair

Button Gwinnett Elementary School had a Science Fair on Dec. 3-4.

December 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Midway Middle honors veterans

The Midway Middle school parental Involvement committee hosted a Veterans Day breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 10, in recognition of retired, deployed and active duty military parents.

December 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


LES students stage Christmas play

Liberty Elementary School presented its Christmas play "Cookin Up Christmas" on Dec. 10 in the cafeteria. There were many in attendance to enjoy the presentation.

December 16, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE earns statewide honor

The Liberty County Board of Education has been recognized by the Georgia School Boards Association as a School Board of Distinction.

December 11, 2009 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Phone books help students with project

CenturyLink has helped students at Snelson-Golden complete a project, faculty members say.

December 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students, staff mentors have pizza party

Joseph Martin Elementary School has implemented a staff and student mentor program this school year called the PAL Program. It pairs volunteer staff members with specific students with the goal of providing extra support to the students. Staff members serve as PALs by monitoring academic progress and reinforcing the successes of their students. The PAL staff and students were recently treated to a pizza party, and students received free JME T-shirts courtesy of a grant.

December 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Tax breaks offered for FPCA scholarship donations

First Presbyterian Christian Academy has joined the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program, which provides tax credits for donations to private school scholarship funds.

December 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Education


Principal reads from atop school

Students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School delighted to see their principal, Dorothy Cottom, lifted onto the roof of the school Thursday, Nov. 19.

December 09, 2009 | Special to the Courier | 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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