ATLANTA - A Georgia law that cleared the way for a wave of new state-approved charter schools was struck down Monday by the state's divided top court in a landmark decision that has left thousands of students and parents under a cloud of uncertainty.
Christopher Columbus, Rachael Ray, Harriet Tubman and even the Obamas visited the Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday evening to pose for photos, give speeches and offer glimpses of history to visitors who wandered through the massive lobby.
Ever since Chris Anderson took over as principal at Liberty Elementary School, students actively have raised funds for the American Diabetes Association's Kiss-A-Pig campaign. This year was no different as the school raised $5,000 -all thanks to the staff, students, parents and Anderson's ability to be a good sport.
On Tuesday evening, the Liberty County Board of Education voted to continue with the complete makeover of Bradwell Institute's Olvey Field.
An important parent letter was sent to all families currently enrolled in Fort Stewart DoDEA schools regarding the upcoming 2011-12 school year.
Fifty-five First Presbyterian Christian Academy middle school students recently spent three days at Camp Kicklighter in Shellman's Bluff working on a re-beautification project to prepare the grounds and camp for its summer program.
Students and coaches from each Liberty County school that participated in the 2010-11 Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl were recognized during the "Good News" segment of the April 14 Liberty County Board of Education meeting. All of the elementary, middle and high schools in Liberty County entered student teams in the county-level bowls. Elementary- and middle-school teams prepared for the bowl by reading books from the Georgia Children's Book Award list of nominees for 2010-11. High-school teams prepared by reading books nominated for the Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers.
The Liberty County School System recently held a technology showcase at the Liberty County Board of Education during which the administrators from each school highlighted the ways technology is infused into the curriculum every day.
Editor's note: A final decision on Olvey Field was made Tuesday evening after the newspaper already had gone to press. An update will be in Friday's edition of the Courier.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Horton are proud to announce the graduation of Dr. Kimberly Horton from Tuskegee University on May 8.
On May 14, a select group will have a rare opportunity to view the interior of St. Catherines Island, which is generally not open to the public.
At a specially called meeting April 25, the Long County Board of Education approved the 2011-12 calendar year, which includes 178 school days for students and six additional planning days for teachers.
Lyman Hall students were surprised Wednesday morning when special guest Ronald McDonald walked in through a side door of the gymnasium, juggling balls in his normal yellow and red-striped attire.
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Armstrong Atlantic State University will have its spring 2011 commencement at 10 a.m., Saturday in the Martin Luther King Jr. Arena in the Savannah Civic Center.
The Long County Schools Young Authors Conference was March 30 at First Baptist Church in Ludowici.
Liberty County School-level STEAM Fair winners presented their projects to the public at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center on March 28.
Students shined at Liberty Life Magazine's Top 12 Shining Seniors award ceremony, which honored students for their academic and personal accomplishments.
In contrast to controversies that have prompted an accreditation organization to schedule an early visit to the Liberty County School System, the system is apparently ...
Dwarf hamsters, food safety, homemade hand cream and economics were all demonstration topics presented by Liberty County 4-H'ers at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement ...
Bradwell Future Business Leaders of America's parliamentary procedures team members placed second in a state competition, qualifying members to advance to national competition.