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BoE OKs Olvey Field bid, talks millage

The Liberty County Board of Education approved a $6,713,000 bid for phase two construction at Olvey Field and discussed maintaining the rate of 15.5 mills during its meeting Tuesday.

November 12, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Club collects food for Manna House

The Midway Middle School Builders Club, an affiliate of the Kiwanis Club of Liberty County, held its seventh annual trick-or-treating for canned goods event Oct. 24-31 at the school. The students collected 1,455 items to be donated to the Manna House in conjunction with Georgia Power's canned food drive.

November 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Regents want more college graduates

ATLANTA - The state Board of Regents has approved a plan to increase the number of students who finish college.

November 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Midway Middle promotes nutrition

Midway Middle School recently hosted a Fuel Up to Play 60 kickoff during lunch hours in the cafeteria.

November 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Walker FBLA celebrates Halloween

Walker Middle School Future Business Leaders of America hosted a Halloween social Oct. 31 at the school.

November 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE upholds teacher termination in hearing

After testimony and presentation of evidence in a fair-dismissal hearing that spanned eight hours, the Liberty County Board of Education unanimously voted Monday to uphold Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer's recommendation to terminate a teacher's contract.

November 10, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Art teacher honored for work

GURNEE, Ill. - Waldo Pafford Elementary art teacher Carol Hough recently was recognized by Artsonia, the world's largest online kid's art museum, for outstanding leadership in the area of arts education. The school's online art gallery, www.artsonia.com/schools/wald01, ranks No. 2 in the state, according to Artsonia.

November 09, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU enrollment tops 20,000

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently announced that it has topped 20,000 students this fall, enrolling 20,212 students from all 50 states and 101 countries around the world.

November 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Middle-schoolers recycle shoes

Walker Middle School FBLA partnered with Nike to coordinate a shoe drive in September. For the project, known as Nike Reuse a Shoe, Walker Middle School collected used or worn-out shoes that were ready to be thrown away.

November 05, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Former lawmaker visits Long Co. school

Former State Rep. Hinson Mosley of the 171st District recently spoke to several classes at Long County High School, including Christi Cruz's government students. Cruz formerly served as a page for the congressman.

November 04, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Students mark National 4-H Week

Long County 4-H'ers kicked off National 4-H Week by spending the first day, Oct. 2, at Tractor Supply in Jesup with one last push for the national paper clover campaign. Members of 4-H shared exhibits, provided educational information on healthy lifestyles and assisted with the sale of more $70 of clovers. Employees were treated to hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks and cupcakes.

November 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LES wins United Way spirit stick

Liberty Elementary School teachers Marsha Simmons and Lela Dickens recently encouraged fellow teachers and staff members to join forces and raise more than $2,500 for the United Way and win the 100 percent participation School Spirit Award. Principal Chris Anderson asked volunteers to support the cause, and every teacher employed at Liberty Elementary School participated in the fundraising effort.

November 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia trails nation in reading, math

ATLANTA - Georgia fourth- and eighth-graders are performing only slightly better than they did two years ago on national reading and math exams, and most of the students tested continue to lag behind the national average in both subjects.

November 03, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

First grade

November 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

First grade

November 02, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Armstrong named third in nation by Military Times Best: Colleges

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December 03, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Liberty 4-H'ers learn to be better consumers

With Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, the holiday shopping season has officially started.

November 30, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU anthropologists bridge gap between past, present Native people

What can we learn about practices of Native people thousands of years ago and connect it to our culture today? Georgia Southern anthropologists seem to ...

November 24, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Media specialist named LCSS teacher of year

Kristi Craven, media specialist at Liberty Elementary, is the district's 2019 teacher of the year.

November 24, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students' writing earns $10,000 scholarships

Two Bradwell Institute students walked away with a combined total of $10,000 in scholarships after earning first place spots at the 17th annual Brewton-Parker ...

November 23, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Young Adult Liberty Leaders learn government

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-18 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class had a county government session on Nov. 9, hosted by the Liberty County ...

November 23, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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