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Carter named Liberty County's 2008-09 Teacher of the Year

Nicole Carter, fourth grade teacher at Waldo Pafford Elementary School, has been named the systemwide 2008-09 Liberty County Teacher of the Year.

December 11, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Education


Students discover dirt's impact on waterways

The Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper staff for Liberty and other area counties recently demonstrated the impacts of nonpoint source pollution with their EnviroScape model and showed a short video by the Environmental Protection Division on nonpoint source pollution.

December 11, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Book Week in our schools

This year National Children's Book Week is celebrated Nov.12-18. Take time with your children to enjoy a good book this week, and make sure to stop by your child's elementary or middle school to join in the festivities.

November 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Smiley Elementary marks Red Ribbons Week

Smiley Elementary School students recently celebrated being "drug free" by participating in Red Ribbon Week activities.

November 29, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Smiley earns Title 1 honor

In a "celebration of excellence" ceremony, Smiley Elementary was recognized as a Georgia Title I Distinguished School.

November 27, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Locals on AASU president's list

Two students from Liberty County were named to Armstrong Atlantic State University's president's list for the spring and summer 2007 terms.

November 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Midway MIddle names October students

November 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Georgia Vote set for high schools

Atlanta - Secretary of State Karen Handel has announced the kickoff of the "Georgia Votes" high school voter registration drive. The Secretary of State's Elections Division is partnering with high schools throughout the state to increase awareness about registering to vote and the voting process.

November 27, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savannah Tech sets enrollment record

For the first time in its history, Savannah Technical College enrollment has topped 4,000 students, according to the first official accounting for fall quarter 2007 (DTAE 7-day report) that reports enrollment at the state's 33 technical colleges.

November 24, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Funding requests top Long BoE agenda

The Long County Board of Education conducted their business meeting Oct. 8 and several items of business were addressed:

November 24, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Student club helps fight breast cancer

The Liberty County High School Rotary Interact Club spent part of October "Working Together for the Cure" as part of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

November 24, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


State superintendent tours Long schools

Georgia School Superintendent Kathy Cox addressed a crowd who attended the First District Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals this past Wednesday hosted by Smiley Elementary School in Ludowici.

November 22, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


MMS students trick-or-treat for cause

The Midway Middle School Builders Club, an affiliate of the Kiwanis Club of Liberty County, participated in its third annual Trick-or-Treating for Canned Goods in their school Oct. 24-26.

November 20, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Head Start earns compliance certificate

The Head Start Program, sponsored by Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority, received its triennial federal review and was awarded the Blue Certificate.

November 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Girl Scout councils merging in Georgia

May 1, 2008, will mark a new era of Girl Scouting in Georgia. Six Girl Scout councils in Georgia - Savannah, Athens, Augusta, Albany, Macon and Columbus will merge to create Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, Inc. The corporate headquarters for this new high-capacity council will be in Macon..

November 20, 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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