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Christmas tunes start school break

Happy chatter filled Lyman Hall Elementary's gymnasium Friday as rows of mini Santas stood before a sea of smiling parents just one day ahead of the Liberty County School System's winter break.

December 20, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education

System names teacher of the year

Suzanne Russell might just be the happiest educator in the Liberty County School System.

December 17, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education

Educators bitten by reading bug

Liberty Elementary School is excited about students reading; even adults are excited - and doing some gross things to show they care. To demonstrate their support for literacy, Principal Chris Anderson, Assistant Principal Rebecca Mock and teachers Lela Stokes-Dickens and Justin Peterman recently ate crickets as the student body cheered them on.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Students work out with Atlanta Falcons

More than 500 Liberty Elementary School students participated in the school's fitness moment, joining the Atlanta Falcons via a live webcast for a 30-minute workout session Dec. 7. The Falcons attempted to set a Guinness World Record for the largest virtual physical education class in the Georgia Dome.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

How to keep kids busy over break

Children love having time off from school, but their delight isn't always shared by parents. Left to their own devices and without a way to channel excess energy, children may become screaming banshees or moody couch potatoes. By providing plenty of activities during the holiday breaks, parents can preserve their sanity and keep children busy.

December 16, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

TV anchor promotes safety project

WTOC anchor Sonny Dixon visited Walker Middle School on Thursday to promote the school's C.H.A.M.P.S. program. C.H.A.M.P.S., which stands for choosing healthy activities and methods promoting safety, is a 13-week Georgia Sheriffs' Association program that teaches fifth-graders about drug awareness, internet safety, abduction prevention, how to handle peer pressure and bullying and staying safe while home alone.

December 16, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education

STC recognized for enrollment growth

For the second time in recent history, Savannah Technical College earned national attention for its explosive enrollment growth, ranking 22nd nationally among fastest growing two-year colleges serving between 5,000-9,999 students, according to a report recently released by Community College Week magazine.

December 15, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Officials say school buck bullying trend

In recent months, national news networks have spotlighted bullying incidents in schools and colleges, including extreme cases where students have been injured or even committed suicide.

December 14, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education

Bradwell chorus sings at district

Twenty-five Bradwell chorus students recently participated in the District I Honor Chorus in Savannah. They practiced the music before the event and worked with guest clinicians for two days to prepare a concert, which was held at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Amanda Durden is the choral director at Bradwell.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the News | Education

Students, staff enjoy TCE reading rally

Students and staff filled the front lawn of Taylors Creek Elementary on Nov. 19 for a school-wide reading rally. Every child carried a book and lined up to spell READ on the front lawn of the school.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Study: Teachers buy own class supplies

Many teachers look to provide exciting experiences for children in the classroom, frequently using interactive supplies and techniques intended to make learning fun.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Students spread cheer at nursing home

Students in Nicole Carter's fourth-grade class at Waldo Pafford Elementary School created cards to distribute to the residents of Coastal Manor Nursing Home for Thanksgiving.

December 08, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Kids can win $100 reading

The Hinesville branch of the Live Oak Public Library will have a winter reading program through Dec. 31 for children ages 0-18. To participate, pick up a winter reading record at any branch of Live Oak Public Libraries, including the Hinesville Library and Midway-Riceboro branches. After reading or being read to for a total of three hours, participants will receive a special prize (while supplies last) and an entry form to win a $100 gift certificate to GameStop. For details, call or visit any library or go to

December 06, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

Families get together over ornaments

The grounds of Lyman Hall Elementary on Thursday night were packed tighter than a mall parking lot on Black Friday as parents and children huddled for warmth near the school's entrance in anticipation of the annual Christmas Ornament Extravaganza.

December 06, 2010 | By Seraine Page Staff writer | Education

Pre-K students mark book week

It's a busy time of year for Liberty County Pre-K students and staff. They celebrated Children's Book Week during Nov. 15-19. Everyone enjoyed daily themes - like hat day, crazy sock day, mismatch day and team spirit day - that encouraged students to get excited about books and reading.

December 01, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education

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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

Band instruments to cost $400,000

New band instruments for Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School will cost an estimated $404,000, school officials said.

October 06, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education

Middle schoolers hear about staying safe

The idea behind Collin Houpf's roughly 20-minute presentation Friday morning at Long County Middle School is simple: get the kids to buy in.

October 06, 2016 | By Jeff Whitten | Education


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