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Scouts visit USS Yorktown

Boy Scout Troop 500 recently relived a part of history when they participated in the overnight-camping program aboard the World War II aircraft carrier USS Yorktown on Charleston Harbor.

October 18, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Tour showcases BoE's new office

More than 100 people visited the Liberty County Board of Education's new central office dedication Monday in an event that included a tour of the adjoining pre-K center.

October 16, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Education


Bradwell FFA officers go through BASIC

The Future Farmers of America Officer Team from Bradwell Institute participated in the Building and Achieving Success in Chapters training program at the FFA/FCCLA Center in Covington.

October 16, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


SGMS National Junior Society inducts members

Nineteen students from Snelson-Golden Middle School were inducted as new members of the National Junior Honor Society in a ceremony at school Sept. 25. Members were selected by the chapter's faculty council for meeting high standards of scholarship, service, leadership, citizenship and character.

October 16, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI band raising money for new uniforms

Bradwell Institute Band Boosters have started a fundraising campaign to buy new band uniforms

October 16, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


STC now registering voters

The Liberty Campus of Savannah Technical College has added a service to its library operations. The college's library will now register citizens to vote on an ongoing basis.

October 16, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Pre-K students go high-tech

Throughout the day Sept 20, the students at the Liberty County Pre-K Center were treated to a special high-tech reading of Munro Leaf's The Story of Ferdinand and attempted to help set a new record in the Guinness World Record Book.

October 16, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Education


HOPE information sessions announced

The Technical Communications Certificate Program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require strong communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too - it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.

October 14, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


500 Pancakes with Parents

Lyman Hall Elementary School recently hosted its annual Pancakes with Parents in conjunction with the Scholastic book fair.

October 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students participated in review

First Presbyterian Christian Academy students contributed to the academy earning its accreditation.

October 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools seek mentors

Bradwell Institute's Pathways to Academic and Athletic Success club is seeking positive mentors to work with local middle and high schools to help make a difference in the academic achievement of economically disadvantaged students.

October 11, 2007 | By Tamara Pray-Frazier Contributing Writer | Education


First Presbyterian Academy accredited

"Experience the difference" is this year's theme for First Presbyterian Christian Academy and just a couple months into the new school year, the academy has moved beyond experiencing to celebrating their distinction.

October 11, 2007 | By Alena Parker Intern | Education


Georgia improves math, reading scores

ATLANTA (AP) _ Georgia's fourth and eighth graders have nearly caught up with the nation in reading but still lag in mathematics, national test results released Tuesday show.

October 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


State changing HS graduation requirements

The state Board of Education's new set of graduation requirements is aimed at assuring Georgia's students graduate high school college and work ready.

October 09, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


FBLA members complete BASIC

The Future Business Leaders of America officer team from Bradwell Institute recently participated in the Building and Achieving Success in Chapters training program at the FFA/FCCLA Center in Covington.

October 09, 2007 | 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


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