MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. - Kelsey Higgason, a 2014 Long County High School graduate, recently was named a winner in Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program.
On June 30, Gov. Nathan Deal appointed Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya S. Lee to the State Council of the Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission. Lee will fill the position formerly held by retiring Houston County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. James R. Hines.
Terrie Sellers, the former dean at Savannah Technical College's Liberty campus, has been promoted to vice president of student affairs for the whole school.
Liberty County students showed marked improvement in 2014 Criterion Referenced Competency Tests over last year.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 1,162 students to the 2014 spring semester president's list. To be eligible for the list, students were required to achieve a 4.0 GPA and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester. The following students made the list:
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,518 students to the 2014 spring semester dean's list. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade-point average and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester. The following Liberty and Long county students made the list:
All Liberty County schools will embark upon the Liberty Learning Experience during the 2014-15 school year.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced last week that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success, focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions.
Editor's note: The past few months, the Coastal Courier received several letters and phone calls, all anonymous, alleging poor management and questionable use of funds by the Liberty County School System administration, now headed by Dr. Valya Lee. The Courier's policy has been and remains that sources sign and acknowledge the letters we receive for publication, but in some cases, when a slew of letters make similar claims, we look into the matter, report on what we know and offer all sides the opportunity to respond. That is the case here. We began our coverage by bringing the ...
Beginning next month, there will be a new adult-education center in Ludowici.
Five Liberty County High School students were recognized for perfect attendance during the recently completed school year. The students' commitment and dedication were rewarded Friday, May 23. Each student was recognized and received a "We Are Liberty" camp chair.
VALDOSTA - Chantel Boone and Ashley Wilkes of Hinesville, Ash-Lee Brown and Shamiya Neely of Midway, and Gerri Brown of Riceboro recently graduated from Valdosta State University. They were among more than 1,200 students who earned their associate's, bachelor's or master's degrees.
Students who were listed on Liberty County High School's most recent honor roll were:
The Tiger Band Boosters Club of Bradwell Institute picked up a $6,620 check June 12 at Hinesville Ford, giving the band the last bit of money needed to purchase new uniforms to the tune of about $40,000.
The Liberty County Board of Education recently approved a new three-year contract, worth $190,000 a year, for Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.
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.
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.
Starting school can be overwhelming for a 4-year-old.
Armstrong state releases lecture-series schedule
Interstate Credit Union recently announced that Lyman Hall Elementary teacher Denise Blackmon had won its annual Extreme Classroom Makeover Contest.
The Hineshouse Project Inc. selected and sponsored local recent high-school graduates or current high-school students to attend a youth-leadership conference, "Call of Duty: Making a Difference," hosted by the Georgia Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities from July 25-27 at the University of Georgia in Athens.
The United States Achievement Academy recently announced that Tia Ayana Gonzalez of Hinesville has been recognized as a student of excellence in science.
The Liberty County School System, through the teaching and learning department, will offer Focused Learning After School Hours (FLASH) courses for all teachers beginning this month. One-hour FLASH courses, held on announced days, will provide resources, tools and take-away items for the teachers' toolkits. For each 10 FLASH courses completed, educators will earn one Professional Learning Unit.
For the past 15 years, the Liberty County School System has contracted the Student Transition and Recovery Program as a means for discipline and behavior intervention.
James Long of Ludowici has won of the Interstate Resources Scholarship Program sponsored by Interstate Resources, Inc.
The Long County Recreation Department held its annual Back-to-School Bash on last Saturday, and according to Randy Simmons, this year's turnout was one of the largest since the event's inception.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will put on the Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Thursday, Aug 21, at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
Though Coastal Georgia's summer weather is far from over, summer vacation officially ended for Liberty County School System students Wednesday.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently was named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active-duty military students.