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Smiley names teacher of the year

LUDOWICI - Vivian Griffis was recently named Teacher of the Year by parents and fellow teachers at Smiley Elementary School.

April 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Scholarship applications available

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter has applications for the Annie B. Givens Scholarships available.

April 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Two teams take reading skills to state

Each year, the top four regional Reading Bowl teams travel to Athens to take part in the Helen Ruffin Georgia Reading Bowl. The state bowl is part of the Children's Literature Conference. This year's bowl was held March 1.

April 18, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Surviving Math Night

The cafeteria at Midway Middle was bustling with activity on the evening of March 25.

April 16, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


GED tests in Jesup

The GED test will be given at Altamaha Technical College's Jesup campus on Monday-Monday, April 7-8, from 5-9 p.m.

April 12, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell's music touches audience

On March 13, Bradwell Institute presented an annual Music in our Schools Month concert.

April 10, 2008 | By Terry Satterfield Special to the Courier | Education


Library sets programs for April

April 2008

April 10, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


LFMS celebrates Music in our Schools Month

April 09, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Talk show host acknowledges schools here

School social worker Yolanda Sharpe received a treat last week when Tom Joyner, from the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Radio Show, called her in response to a letter she wrote on behalf of some Liberty County students.

April 09, 2008 | By Demeré Sikes LCSS Public Relations Facilitator | Education


MMS rallies students with 'March Madness'

Midway Middle School is prepping students for the upcoming CRCT standardized test in a month long celebration called March Madness.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Dog brings safety message to students

On March 6 the Utilities Protection Center of Georgia's mascot, Digger Dog, met with students in second and third grades at Waldo Pafford Elementary School to encourage them to "call before you dig."

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Speaker motivates students

Liberty County High School juniors got a treat March 14 when motivational speaker Keith L. Brown spoke to their class, along with faculty and staff.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI singers perform in state competition

Six members of the Bradwell Institute Chorus were selected to sing in the 2008 Georgia All-State Chorus. Students from all over the state auditioned, and those who passed the auditions performed to standing-room-only crowds at the Savannah Civic Center on Feb. 23. The BI choral director is Amanda Durden.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Forum on education in Georgia

Are you interested in learning more about public education in Georgia? Do you have suggestions that may help Georgia improve student achievement?

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS honors students for citizenship

Midway Middle School recently named its Students of the Month for March based on citizenship.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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FLE students get a 'snow day'

At the beginning of each nine-week grading period at Frank Long Elementary, students take a STAR Early Literacy Test to determine an Accelerated Reader points goal. During the nine weeks, students read and take tests on books within the assigned reading zone. Students must maintain an accuracy goal of 85 percent or higher during the grading period. Students who meet both the points and accuracy goals get a reward.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty 4-Hers compete at district

Liberty County 4-H members presented demonstrations on a variety of topics - including aquaponics, iPhone apps, volcanoes and bald eagles - at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 22 in Alma.

April 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI media center named one of the best

The days when school libraries were hushed environments where students sat hunched over musty books are long gone, as demonstrated by Bradwell Institute's award-winning media center during an open house last Friday.

April 02, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


What type of schools will Liberty operate?

Liberty County public schools soon may change the way they operate to comply with the Flexibility and Accountability Act for Student Achievement, which requires school districts to select a specific school model.

April 01, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Testing remediation set for classtime

For the first time ever, the Liberty County School System will conduct Criterion Referenced Competency Test remediation during the school year. In years past, remediation for the standardized tests was held during the summer, school officials said.

March 30, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Head Start touts kids' progress at open house

Liberty County Head Start held an open house for students' parents Monday to show how far their little ones have progressed.

March 28, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Military Family Day at Armstrong

Armstrong Atlantic State University will host Military Family Day from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 5 at the Armstrong Sports Center, 11935 Abercorn St. in Savannah.

March 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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