When Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy counselor Elaine Lacy walks into the office each morning, she is focused on one thing: What she can do that day to help each of her cadets continue toward a brighter future.
Armstrong Atlantic State University student and Midway student Robert Rancourt was awarded a Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics scholarship.
Two local students attend a career development event sponsored by the Agricultural Education program. The competition took place at Ware County High School in Waycross. Yaritza Calo (right), a ninth-grade student, placed third in the junior division. She was given 60 minutes to create a corsage and bud vase for a young male to present to his date for a dance. Antonia Gorham, 12th-grade student, placed sixth in the senior division. She was given 30 ...
Long County High School had its Club International participate in the International Festival recently at Mill Creek Park in Statesboro.
The Long County Board of Education met Nov. 12 and decided to implement a soccer program for the 2008-09 school year.
The Long County 4-H Club went to the local Head Start Center recently and showed the 3-, 4- and 5-year-old students you're never too old to have time for younger children.
Button-Gwinnett Elementary School recently celebrated National Children's Book Week. Among their activities was a book-character parade, allowing students to dress up as characters from their favorite books. Also storyteller Toppy Johns paid a visit to students at Joseph Martin Elementary. Johns travels all over Georgia doing magic and puppet shows, talking to children about the importance of reading. "I love to read. If there are wors, I have to read them," Johns said. For one ...
Take a break from all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season with music and a play at Frank Long Elementary School's fourth and fifth grade PTO Showcase.
Preschool Storytime Ages 3-4 Mondays at 10:30 a.m. (Dec. 3, 10, 17) Stories, songs and more Tree Tots Storytime Ages 1-2 Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. (Dec. 4, 11, 18) Stories, songs and more Gingerbread cookie decorating bash Midway-Riceboro Branch: Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. Liberty Branch: Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Liberty Branch: Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. Family fun! Listen to gingerbread tales and then make your own edible gingerbread creation. ...
MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College's Student Action Group on the Liberty County Campus was busy this Thanksgiving season helping various local humanitarian aid agencies.
GED test registration for December will be on Dec. 4 at the Army Education Center, Building 100, Room 228, from 12-2 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Minus the cap and gown, parents walked across the stage of the Joseph Martin Elementary school gym during a graduation ceremony Nov. 8 to receive certificates of completion for participating in PASSports for Parents.
Taylors Creek Elementary School fifth graders participated in a Civil War re-enactment Nov. 9. The fifth graders have been studying the Civil War for the past two weeks and have learned the slang used by the soldiers. Classes had to choose whether to be Union or Confederate soldiers. Kristen Martin's class (pictured) chose to be Union soldiers. After fighting in the Battle of Bull Run, the soldiers returned to the campsite to learn they had ...
Lyman Hall Elementary School had its fourth annual Fall Festival hosted Nov. 2. The community enjoyed a variety of food and activities, such as hamburgers, nachos, a dart throw, a cakewalk, face painting, air brush tattoos, hay rides and much more. Principal Claire Blanchard was excited about the annual festival. "It's so much fun to see the children and their families interacting in a non-school setting," she said.
Midway resident Sarah Elizabeth Trawick is the recipient of a student Professional Association of Georgia Educators Undergraduate Scholarship, awarded each year through the Professional Association of Georgia Educators Foundation.
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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