ATLANTA (AP) _ Georgia's fourth and eighth graders have nearly caught up with the nation in reading but still lag in mathematics, national test results released Tuesday show.
The state Board of Education's new set of graduation requirements is aimed at assuring Georgia's students graduate high school college and work ready.
The Future Business Leaders of America officer team from Bradwell Institute recently participated in the Building and Achieving Success in Chapters training program at the FFA/FCCLA Center in Covington.
Typically, children want the top bunk when they spend the night with a friend, and most also like to play in tree houses.
Dwindling graduation rates, alarming dropout trends, gang activity and student malnutrition mainly account for Liberty's scholastic slump, however, school officials are working on strategies to mend these pitfalls.
"Ask and ye shall receive."
Winners of the Get Busy Reading summer reading program recently stopped by the Courier to pick up their prizes.
The machine gun assault 63 years ago on the 3rd Infantry Division's 30th Infantry, Company K had stopped the troops' advance and left five soldiers dead when Pfc. Patrick L. Kessler made a rash decision.
The Liberty County Board of Education is moving to join 110 other school boards in Georgia in documenting that it meets standards set by the school board association.
Bradwell Institute Band Boosters have started a fund raising campaign to buy new band uniforms
The committee for the Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarship fund recently announced the 2007 recipients of seven $1,000 scholarships.
Two of Liberty County's elementary schools had open houses this week and the rest have scheduled them during the remainder of the month.
Schools across the county are sending progress reports home today showing students' progress.
Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox is accepting applications for her 2007-2008 Student Advisory Council.
GED tests will be given in Jesup at the Scott Polytechnical Center, Room 434, from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 10-11.
ATLANTA - The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia has selected Lanier Technical College in Oakwood as this year's recipient of their Perdue Award for the TCSG Technical College of the Year.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday voted unanimously to discontinue its contract with the Ombudsman alternative-education program and heard about plans for the district's own alternative-school program.
The Long County Board of Education met Monday for its December meeting, and started the meeting with an update of the high school being on the national stage.
Students who earned places on First Presbyterian Christian Academy's honor roll in the recently-ended nine weeks were:
Students named to the recently ended nine-weeks honor roll at BRadwell Institute are:
Carver Elementary fifth-grade teacher Teresa Caldwell has been named to Gov. Nathan Deal's Education Advisory Board, it was announced Monday.
Students named to the recently ended nine-weeks at Lewis Frasier Middle School aer:
Long County Middle School's Beta Club and student council have been working on different projects to aid the community during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Beta Club recently sponsored an anti-bullying week and encouraged classmates to bring in canned goods to show that LCMS "CAN stop bullying." Students brought in over 300 canned goods. The student council also has been encouraging homeroom classes to bring in their extra change. The money raised was used to provide Thanksgiving meals to five local families.
The constitutional officers of Long County - Sheriff Craig Nobles, Clerk of Courts Sherry M. Long, Probate Judge Marie Middleton and Tax Commissioner Becky Fowler - recently announced a scholarship contest for high-school seniors and current college undergraduates.
Students named to the recently ended nine-weeks honor roll at Midway Middle School are:
The Liberty County School System will host a quarterly series of assistant-principal seminars beginning Thursday at the Board of Education office.
Students named to the recently ended nine-weeks honor roll at Waldo Pafford Elementary are:
Students named to the recently ended nine-weeks honor roll at Taylors Creek Elementary are:
Students named to the recently ended nine-weeks honor roll at Lyman Hall Elementary are:
Students named to the recently ended nine weeks honor roll at Liberty Elementary are: