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Educator 'washed-up' by well-read students

Before school let out, Lyman Hall Elementary School Principal Claire Blanchard set a two-day goal of 800 Accelerated Reader points at an 85 percent performance rate for the students and agreed to let them splash her with water if they achieved it. After the students hit the goal, they enjoyed dousing their principal with a bin of water. Accelerated Reader points are calculated based on the number of words and reading level of the book.

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Kindergarten

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

First grade

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

First grade

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Board of Education honors retiree

The Long County Board of Education honored recent retiree Jeannette Johnson with a plaque when she wrapped up her career at Smiley Elementary School after working 22 years in the school system. Long County BoE members Dempsey Golden, Emma Strickland, Billy Hall, Linda DeLoach and Florence Baggs and Smiley Elementary School Principal David Edwards attended the ceremony.

June 16, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Computer camps at AASU

The Armstrong Atlantic State University Educational Technology Training Center will offer three creative computer summer camps for children grades 4th through 8th. All camp instructors are certified teachers. The camps will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday, in University Hall 125 on the Armstrong campus, 11935 Abercorn Street.

June 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Camp helps kids get ready for kindergarten

Pre-K Center teachers have been conducting kindergarten camp at various grade schools. The free, two-week camp prepares former pre-K students for the upcoming school year by introducing them to new friends, social situations, technology and books at their future schools.

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student makes SGC dean's list

Crystal C. Knowling of Liberty County was named to the South Georgia College dean's list for the 2011 spring semester, according to Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Carl B. McDonald. To be eligible for the list, students must achieve a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, carry at least 12 academic hours and satisfy all learning-support requirements.

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU breaks ground for biology building

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is kicking off construction of a new $37 million building that will upgrade its biology classrooms and labs.

June 09, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Uniform drive overwhelms organizers

Liberty County School System social workers organize an annual project each year to give back to the schools they service. This year, they decided to set up a school-uniform drive.

June 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Math students earn limo ride, pizza

The top 17 First In Math students from Midway Middle School were rewarded May 23 with a limo ride to CiCi's Pizza. First In Math is an online program that allows students to complete math problems and advance to different levels, earning electronic stickers.

June 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


TCE students raise money for charities

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, Taylors Creek Elementary celebrated the Earth and its animals during the month of April.

June 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Educator heads to D.C. for workshop

This week, one Bradwell Institute educator was selected to participate in a national honor in Washington, D.C., and is the only one from Liberty County chosen along with 175 other educators from across the nation.

June 08, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Students earn academic honors

April Lovette Whitaker, the daughter of Walthourville City Councilwoman Luciria Luckey Lovette and Liberty County Commissioner Donald Lovette, recently was inducted into the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society, Alpha Theta Psi Chapter, at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn.

June 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


18 FBCA seniors graduate

Shedding tears of joy and happiness, 18 seniors graduated from Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici on Friday.

June 02, 2011 | Mike Riddle | Education


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Five graduate at Valdosta State

VALDOSTA- Valdosta State University graduated five students from this area following the fall semester:

March 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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


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