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Students celebrate Book Week

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

December 20, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Holiday play at Frank Long

Take a break from all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season with music and a play at Frank Long Elementary School's fourth and fifth grade PTO Showcase.

December 14, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Libraries announce December events

Preschool Storytime

December 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Brewton students give back to community

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College's Student Action Group on the Liberty County Campus was busy this Thanksgiving season helping various local humanitarian aid agencies.

December 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


GED tests on Fort Stewart

GED test registration for December will be on Dec. 4 at the Army Education Center, Building 100, Room 228, from 12-2 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.

December 13, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Parents strive for students' success

Minus the cap and gown, parents walked across the stage of the Joseph Martin Elementary school gym during a graduation ceremony Nov. 8 to receive certificates of completion for participating in PASSports for Parents.

December 11, 2007 | By Alena Parker Intern | Education


Students participate in Civil War re-enactment

Taylors Creek Elementary School fifth graders participated in a Civil War re-enactment Nov. 9. The fifth graders have been studying the Civil War for the past two weeks and have learned the slang used by the soldiers. Classes had to choose whether to be Union or Confederate soldiers. Kristen Martin's class (pictured) chose to be Union soldiers. After fighting in the Battle of Bull Run, the soldiers returned to the campsite to learn they had lost the battle and that some of their fellow soldiers were still on the battlefield. The soldiers had a supper of beans, beef jerky ...

December 11, 2007 | By Emily Peterson Staff Writer | Education


Lyman Hall has fall festival

December 11, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Midway resident awarded PAGE scholarship

Midway resident Sarah Elizabeth Trawick is the recipient of a student Professional Association of Georgia Educators Undergraduate Scholarship, awarded each year through the Professional Association of Georgia Educators Foundation.

December 11, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Thomas visits Lewis Frasier Middle School

Lewis Frasier Middle School recently received a visit from Kim Thomas, the chief financial officer for the city of Hinesville. Thomas spoke to eighth grade math students in Stacy Brown's first through fourth period classes. She is a former student of the Liberty County School System. The school staff and students appreciated her for being a good role model who is giving back to her community and to the school system that prepared her for success.

December 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA students in Georgia honor band

First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Department of Music, under the direction of Shannon Hickey, has another feather to add to its cap.

December 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Midway Middle School honors veterans

Midway Middle School students, faculty and staff paid tribute to U.S. veterans during a Veterans Day program Nov. 9. The theme for this year's program was, "Lest We Forget."

December 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Red Ribbon Week at Walker Middle

Students at Walker Middle School in Ludowici collected canned goods for the Long County's Community Food Bank. Using the theme "I 'Can' Fight Against Drugs" during Red Ribbon Week, students wore camouflage and brought canned goods to school. The students collected 462 items. April Smith's seventh-grade homeroom won a pizza party for collecting the most cans, 52.

December 11, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Governor's Water Conservation Contest for elementary students

To help some of Georgia's youngest residents understand the importance of preserving water, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced the new Governor's Water Conservation Contest to encourage elementary students to think of creative ways to conserve water by designing a plan that promotes conservation.

December 11, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


GED testing set for dec. 3-4

GED tests will be given at Altamaha Technical College - Jesup Campus from 5-9 p.m. Dec. 3-4. Registration for testing must be done in person in Room 302-B on Monday (8 a.m. to noon), Tuesday (8 a.m. to noon) or Wednesday (8 a.m. to noon or 5-7 p.m.).

December 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


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BI FBLA members ompete at state

Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America members recently competed in the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta. In addition to attending workshops and an awards ceremony, the students visited the Atlanta Americas Mart for a tour of the business marts. Bradwell FBLA adviser Pamela Woodard traveled with the students.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | 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


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