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Next school year to start Aug. 1

The Liberty County schools will have a Veterans Day holiday next year, thanks to last-minute schedule juggling by the BoE recently.

January 10, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


GSU school of public health wins $500,000 grant

Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health was recently awarded a two-year $500,000 grant from the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany to develop a comprehensive assessment of community needs in the hospital's Southwest Georgia service area.

January 10, 2008 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


BoE names new Liberty Elementary principal

Chris Anderson has been chosen the new principal of Liberty Elementary School where he will take over when classes resume in January.

January 07, 2008 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Frank Long honors spelling bee winners

Frank Long Elementary School hosted its annual school spelling bee for fourth and fifth grade students.

January 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Armstrong State offering community classes

Beginning Computer Skills

January 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Midway Middle names December students

January 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students decorate board office tree

December 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Kids Care Club presents DAV gift bags

The Waldo Pafford Elementary School Kids Care Club recently put together holiday gift bags and presented them to the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 46 as a "Bringing Good Moments" project.

December 27, 2007 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Youth challenge instructor honored

When Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy counselor Elaine Lacy walks into the office each morning, she is focused on one thing: What she can do that day to help each of her cadets continue toward a brighter future.

December 27, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Midway residents earns AASU scholarship

Armstrong Atlantic State University student and Midway student Robert Rancourt was awarded a Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics scholarship.

December 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two BI students in area floral contest

December 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Students go international

Long County High School had its Club International participate in the International Festival recently at Mill Creek Park in Statesboro.

December 25, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long County adds soccer to athletics

The Long County Board of Education met Nov. 12 and decided to implement a soccer program for the 2008-09 school year.

December 20, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long County 4-H'ers brighten others' holidays

The Long County 4-H Club went to the local Head Start Center recently and showed the 3-, 4- and 5-year-old students you're never too old to have time for younger children.

December 20, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Students celebrate Book Week

Button-Gwinnett Elementary School recently celebrated National Children's Book Week.

December 20, 2007 | Staff report | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


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


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