Snelson-Golden Middle School conducted its annual spelling bee Dec. 12. Team winners from each grade level were selected from individual classroom spelling bee winners and alternates. Students were reportedly well prepared for this event and performed an excellent job with their spelling. The sixth-grade winner was Jacoby Hardy and runner up was Daniel West. The seventh-grade winner was Joellyn Francis and runner up was Jasmine Jones. The eighth-grade winner was Evan Crowther and runner up ...
Liberty Countians will have a chance to express their opinions on the qualifications needed in a new school superintendent Jan.17.
Preschool Storytime Ages 3-4 Mondays at 10:30 a.m. (Jan. 7, 14, 28) Stories, songs and more Tree Tots Storytime Ages 1-2 Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. (Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29) Stories, songs and more Tea & Tales Book Group at the Midway-Riceboro Branch Library Jan. 3 at 5:30 p.m. Discussion of "Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen For more information, call the Midway-Riceboro Branch Library at 884-5742. Winter Wonderland Festival Liberty Branch: Jan. 12 ...
Bradwell Institute received the Governor's Cup earlier this school year for "significant three-year average gains in critical reading and math SAT scores," according to the award letter from Gov. Sonny Perdue.
Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America traveled to Birmingham, Ala. in November for the National FBLA Fall Leadership Conference.
The following Hinesville and Allenhurst students are candidates for degrees from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro for the fall 2007 term:
Author Pam Alexander visited Smiley Elementary School on Dec. 11. Alexander, a former history teacher in the Tattnall County School System turned author and illustrator, brought her magic to the school and wowed both students and teachers. Along with co-author Rhonda Frost Petty, Alexander is most known for her history series on "Yumion the Vidalia Sweet Onion." The character is an onion that travels throughout Georgia teaching and learning about the state's history. The series ...
The Liberty County schools will have a Veterans Day holiday next year, thanks to last-minute schedule juggling by the BoE recently.
Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health was recently awarded a two-year $500,000 grant from the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany to develop a comprehensive assessment of community needs in the hospital's Southwest Georgia service area.
Chris Anderson has been chosen the new principal of Liberty Elementary School where he will take over when classes resume in January.
Frank Long Elementary School hosted its annual school spelling bee for fourth and fifth grade students.
Beginning Computer Skills A great class for anyone who knows they aren't a whiz at using a computer keyboard, mouse or knowing what goes on inside that computer box. Begins Jan. 15, also on Jan. 17 Fee: Free Computer Essentials Learn what manages and runs your computer so you can be in control; file management (copy, move, finding lost files, loading software), organizing your hard drive, short cut operations with mouse skills, icon creations, ...
Compassion: Midway Middle School students of the month for December include Jeremy Scott, Lauren Perez, Erin Prostrello, Mary Williams, Ashley Marshall, Austin Eisner (not pictured), Kelly McCall, Christiana Ceniceros, Ceera Holmes (not pictured) and Carel (Alex) Tate. All these students displayed the character of compassion.
A Christmas tree in the Division for Exceptional Learning entry way at the Liberty County Board of Education office was decorated using handmade ornaments, made by students from the following classrooms: Kelli Greene, Lewis Frasier Middle School; Launa Chamberlin, Liberty County High School; Betty Cashon, Beth Burrill and Courtney Hood, Pre-K; Trang Black and Fran North, Snelson-Golden Middle School; Michelle Starrett, Waldo Pafford Elementary School; Sparina Williams, Frank Long Elementary School; and Linda Lynn, Taylors ...
The Waldo Pafford Elementary School Kids Care Club recently put together holiday gift bags and presented them to the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 46 as a "Bringing Good Moments" project.
Controversial topics were back on the table Tuesday as the Liberty County Board of Education discussed proposed revisions to its code of conduct for the coming school year.
Staff and students of Lyman Hall Elementary School recently rallied to help one of their own - and 23 others - afford a night's stay at the Ronald McDonald House in Charleston.
SAVANNAH - Richard Watkins, son of Jan Williams and Pat Watkins of Midway, graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University on May 4.
It's been nearly a decade since Liberty County 4-H had a high-school senior win a statewide 4-H Achievement Scholarship. However, Liberty County High School student Donnie Pulliam changed that this year.
Liberty College and Career Academy students recently spent a day at the Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah campus.
The Liberty County School System was Georgia's sole presenter during the National School Boards Association conference in San Diego.
The Courier on Wednesday printed incorrect CCRPI scores for Long County's schools, an error that originated from variations in Georgia Department of Education data online.
With the end of their middle-school days fast-approaching, eighth-graders from Lewis Frasier Middle School recently visited Bradwell Institute for an orientation and campus tour.
They have spent Thursday mornings during the past year counting, packing and sorting thousands of meals for the Liberty County Backpack Buddies program, and 12 students from Liberty County High School's life-skills class were recognized for their efforts this week.
The Liberty County School System could use some improvement in its middle-grades performance, according to Georgia's College and Career Ready Performance Index grades released Tuesday.
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