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LCHS crowns prom king, queen

Josh Ray and Shannon Harmon, both seniors, were elected king and queen of the Liberty County High School prom Saturday night by their peers. Ray is the son of Christy and Bryon Ray, plays varsity baseball and is in InterAct, S2S and on the news team. Harmon is the daughter of Larry and Julie Harmon of Midway and is in the school's InterAct, S2S, news team, FCCLA and yearbook staff.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Parents go back to school

Families at Liberty Elementary had a chance to join their students in class during Families in School Day on Feb. 18. During the annual event for Liberty Elementary families, parents joined students in the classroom to experience what a typical school day is like for their kids.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

LCHS students use greenhouse to learn

Spring is near and the flowers are in bloom at the Liberty County High School greenhouse. Students have been working since early January to get the greenhouse ready for the growing season. Without any space to spare, the greenhouse serves as a learning tool for the horticulture-related courses, FFA advisor and agriculture teacher Jeci Bohannon said.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Scholarships offered to local students

Applications are available in the guidance office at Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School for scholarships awarded by Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Teens participate in Georgia Model UN

SAVANNAH - Savannah-Chatham County Public School students who are a part of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia Teen Achievers and the Student Leadership Program recently attended the Georgia Model United Nations Assembly Feb. 26-March 1 in Macon.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

Governor signs HOPE, pre-K changes

ATLANTA - Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law.

March 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Education

Seven Liberty youth graduate from YCA

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER - Seven Liberty County youths graduated from the Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy on Saturday, March 5, during a ceremony at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta. Since the first Youth Challenge Academy class graduated in 1993, more than 10,000 once "at-risk" Georgia teens have completed the National Guard-sponsored youth development program.

March 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

School officials educate public about ESPLOST

On Tuesday, voters will go to the polls to decide whether to continue the Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax, which helps to fund projects throughout the Liberty County School System.

March 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education

Books, writers take spotlight

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority - Chi Pi Zeta Chapter welcomed the public to Bradwell Institute during the second annual Literary Festival on Saturday as a way to introduce residents to local and national authors, including New York Times best-selling author Mary Monroe.

March 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education

LCSS works to minimize pre-K cuts

Less than two weeks ago, when Gov. Nathan Deal announced proposed changes to the HOPE scholarship and cutbacks for Georgia's pre-K programs, the Liberty County School System stepped up to work with local pre-K educators to ensure the impact on students would be minimal.

March 12, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education

HOPE, Pre-K changes becoming law

ATLANTA (AP) - A bill overhauling the HOPE scholarship is set to become law after the House passed it Thursday and Gov. Nathan Deal said he would sign it next week.

March 11, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Education

State likely to phase out graduation test

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Education will vote in April on a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test in favor of end-of-course exams that better measure students' learning.

March 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education

Youth learn tobacco-free advocacy at summit

Teens from Liberty, Long, Chatham and Toombs counties learned how to advocate for tobacco-free school and park policies at a youth summit last Saturday at Savannah State University in Savannah. The summit was sponsored by the Coastal Health District as part of the State Tobacco Youth Prevention Program.

March 10, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education

After protests, Deal alters pre-K plan

After weeks of public outcry and protests, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday his updated plan to keep pre-K hours the same while reducing the number of school days each year by 20.

March 10, 2011 | Staff report | Education

Schools celebrate breakfast week

Liberty Elementary and Button Gwinnett Elementary schools are celebrating National School Breakfast Week from March 7-11.

March 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

School marks Pre-K Week

Long County High School Pre-K had 11 community/school leaders read books to the center's 4-year-olds as part of the sixth annual Georgia Pre-K ...

October 25, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education

Elementary school celebrates Hispanic culture

Students at Liberty Elementary School enjoyed the rhythmic styles and diverse culture of Latin America during the school's annual Hispanic heritage culture program for ...

October 24, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education

Teachers get grants to energize classes

Staff of Coastal Electric Cooperative and its members of its foundation made their rounds Oct. 4 and 5 to award more than $23,500 in ...

October 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education

Long Co. High students honored for works

The Long County High School Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education Department and the Work-Based Learning Program have named Taylar Davis, Robyn Sikes and Ashley Cabica ...

October 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education

LCSS schools closed for the week

Liberty County School System schools will remain closed for the rest of the week and will resume Monday Oct. 17.

October 10, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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