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Higgason honored for volunteer efforts

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. - Kelsey Higgason, a 2014 Long County High School graduate, recently was named a winner in Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program.

July 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Dr. Lee appointed by governor to Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission

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.

July 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savannah Tech-Liberty dean promoted

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.

June 30, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Education


Liberty students improve CRCT scores

Liberty County students showed marked improvement in 2014 Criterion Referenced Competency Tests over last year.

June 30, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


GSU lists president's honors

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:

June 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students on GSU dean's 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:

June 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students getting access to iPads

All Liberty County schools will embark upon the Liberty Learning Experience during the 2014-15 school year.

June 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


State gets $1M grant to get more college graduates

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.

June 25, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Superintendent says she's working for change

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 ...

June 25, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Graduate achievements: scholarships and graduation

Scholarships

June 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Ludowici satellite schools merge

Beginning next month, there will be a new adult-education center in Ludowici.

June 23, 2014 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier Correspondent | Education


LCHS honors perfect attendance

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.

June 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong, other schools list honors, graduates

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.

June 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty County High School

Students who were listed on Liberty County High School's most recent honor roll were:

June 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI band raises more than $40K for uniforms

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.

June 17, 2014 | By Katelyn Umholtz Courier intern | Education


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College Credit day is Nov. 15

The Liberty County School System will host a College Credit Now Day from 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 15 at the Liberty County Board of Education, 200 Bradwell St. in Hinesville.

October 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI hosts college fair for area students

Local students on Thursday had the opportunity to speak with representatives from 58 colleges and universities from around the Southeast at the annual PROBE College Fair Tour, hosted at Bradwell Institute.

October 30, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


LES STEM Night attracts more than 1,000

Liberty Elementary held its third annual STEM Night on Sept. 18.

October 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Time sparks debate about teachers

Time Magazine has stirred up a education firestorm with an article highlighting and seeming to endorse Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who want to reform education by smashing teacher tenure.

October 28, 2014 | By Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


BoE approves ‘one-time salary adjustment’ for employees

Liberty County School System employees now have one more reason to look forward to the holidays.

October 28, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Day-care has open house

The Village Children's Learning Center celebrated its annual open house Sept. 25.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County marks School Lunch Week

All Long County schools participated in National School Lunch Week, which took place Oct. 14-17.

October 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Armstrong informs faculty of ‘military-affiliated’ issues

Over the past several years, Armstrong State University has increasingly focused on its "military-affiliated" student population – that is, active-duty, reserve and National Guard service-members, retirees, veterans and their families.

October 23, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Liberty High jumps into top 100

Liberty County High School jumped over nearly 40 other schools in a contest to win $100,000 and a concert by The Band Perry.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Charter program discussed at forum

The Liberty County School System held a community forum last Thursday at the Performing Arts Center, which included discussion on becoming a charter-school system.

October 23, 2014 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Education


Liberty FFA volunteer at run

The Liberty County High School FFA chapter volunteered at the Healthy Hinesville 5K on Saturday, Oct. 11. Proceeds from the event will benefit mental-health patients and awareness. FFA members manned the water stations at the quarter and half-way points for the 5K runners.

October 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teachers 'Bright Ideas' earn $22,000

Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded 16 grants totaling over $22,000 Wednesday and Thursday to teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh counties. The winning teachers were caught by surprise when Bright Ideas Prize Patrol members came to their classrooms to present them with giant balloon bouquets, gifts and checks.

October 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


First Lady Deal reads to Liberty pre-K students

Georgia's First Lady, Sandra Deal, stopped by the Liberty County Pre-K Center on Tuesday morning as part of her state-wide tour to promote literacy and celebrate Georgia's Pre-K Month.

October 21, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Bradwell, NMSI show students the money

Students often are told that education is an investment that will pay off in the future. For 48 Bradwell Institute students, though, time spent studying is beginning to pay off now - quite literally.

October 20, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Parents picnic at Smiley

Smiley Elementary School recently held its annual Curriculum Day/Picnic for Parents celebration.

October 17, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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