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LCSS effects new hiring policy

The Liberty County School System's policy for background checks officially changed two weeks ago after some applicants with criminal pasts had been considered and approved for hire within the system.

May 23, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


No Child Left Behind fix lagging

The long-awaited overhaul of the 9-year-old No Child Left Behind law has begun in the House with the first in a series of targeted bills, but a bipartisan, comprehensive reform of the nation's most important education law still appears far from the finish line.

May 22, 2011 | By Chris Williams and Christine Armario Associated Press writers | Education


Students tout media projects

On Monday and Tuesday evening, Liberty County School System students and parents celebrated the ranking of more than 80 media festival projects that were rated superior last month at the Georgia Student Media Festival.

May 20, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Long Co. grads bid farewell

There were 111 seniors who flipped their tassels May 13 at Long County High School's graduation ceremony.

May 20, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Junior Beta Club inducts members

Walker Middle School recently inducted new members into its Junior Beta Club, bringing the membership total to 84. Students must maintain a 4.0 grade point average all year to be invited to join the club, which participates in local and national community-service projects. This school year, WMS's Junior Beta Club took part in a highway cleanup, Relay for Life, book drives, food drives and the GACHIP (child identification program). Nationally, members participated in the Scholastic pajama drive and a service project to benefit Jerry's Kids.

May 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Principal's List

May 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Graduation test scores up

Results of the 2011 Georgia High School Graduation Tests show student scores increased in all content areas where there is historical data - science, social studies and English language arts.

May 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Seven students arrested in school bus incident

Seven Snelson-Golden Middle School students - ages 11-14 - were arrested Friday for disorderly conduct on a bus ride home.

May 18, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


BI students lauded for hard work

Hugs. Laughter. Hoots and hollers. Smiles. Tears.

May 18, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Native having impact at college

Evelyn Rogers, a 2009 Liberty County High School graduate, currently is enrolled at Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, N.C.

May 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County HS honors seniors

Long County High School held its annual senior banquet Thursday.

May 17, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Students perform ‘Dance Mania’

On Friday, Lyman Hall Elementary fifth-grade students sang about surfing, dancing and a little thing called love during a production called "Dance Mania," a tribute to summer fun.

May 17, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Court throws out charter school law

ATLANTA - A Georgia law that cleared the way for a wave of new state-approved charter schools was struck down Monday by the state's divided top court in a landmark decision that has left thousands of students and parents under a cloud of uncertainty.

May 17, 2011 | By Greg Bluestein Associated Press writer | Education


Students bring history to life

Christopher Columbus, Rachael Ray, Harriet Tubman and even the Obamas visited the Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday evening to pose for photos, give speeches and offer glimpses of history to visitors who wandered through the massive lobby.

May 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


LES principal goes pink for pigs

Ever since Chris Anderson took over as principal at Liberty Elementary School, students actively have raised funds for the American Diabetes Association's Kiss-A-Pig campaign. This year was no different as the school raised $5,000 -all thanks to the staff, students, parents and Anderson's ability to be a good sport.

May 13, 2011 | Patty Leon | Education


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School system to add position to aid military students moving to Liberty

The Liberty County School System will soon look to hire someone as the coordinator of military family support services for the district.

March 23, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Liberty schools win Reading Bowl

Liberty County schools have made history at the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.

March 22, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Three LCSS schools are Reading Bowl champions

The Liberty County School System has three Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl champions -Lyman Hall Elementary School, Midway Middle School and Bradwell Institute.

March 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Three Liberty schools in state Reading Bowl

Three schools from Liberty County will compete in the statewide Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Saturday in Athens.

March 16, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


BOE approves 2017-2018 school calendar

The Liberty County Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 school calendar that has teachers officially returning to school August 1 and finishing a week before ...

March 14, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Lawmakers honor BI Friends Helping Friends

Bradwell Institute sophomore Alyssa Vanderstow recalled the moment when the Friends Helping Friends club was recognized at the state Capitol during the General Assembly's ...

March 07, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Honor Roll: Joseph Martin Elementary School

Joseph Martin Elementary presents its honor roll for the second nine-weeks

March 03, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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