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Most Liberty schools make federal AYP

All but two schools in the Liberty County School System met the 2010 requirements for adequate yearly progress, according to results released this week by the state Department of Education. Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School both fell short of the standards, which have grown increasingly stringent as the state works to keep pace with federal standards for academic success in public schools.

July 23, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


AASU names new VP for advancement

Armstrong Atlantic State University has appointed J. Scott Joyner as vice president for advancement effective July 1.

July 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Savannah Tech increasing online classes

SAVANNAH - As the new semester begins, students taking online classes at Savannah Technical College will notice a few changes, including a new Internet address for the online courses, easier-to-view announcements and new rules for testing.

July 21, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Locals graduate from Wesleyan, Darton

MACON - Selina Christine Snider recently graduated from Wesleyan College with a bachelor's of arts degree, having majored in human services and double-minored in communication and education.

July 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Co. student in honor society

Long County High School student Haley Christine Riddle recently was named to the National Society of High School Scholars.

July 19, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


State adopts national education benchmarks

ATLANTA - Georgia has adopted a set of national benchmarks that detail what students should learn in each grade and what they should know to graduate high school.

July 12, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Several graduate from Youth Challenge

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER - Several Liberty County teens were among a class of more than 200 to graduate and earn their GEDs from the Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy program June 19. Commencement ceremonies were held at the Macon Municipal Auditorium. Former U.S. Rep. Mack Collins was the commencement speaker.

July 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


State releases local CRCT results

Local-level results for the state's Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, which help determine promotability for students in first through eighth grades, were released by the Georgia Department of Education on Thursday.

July 12, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


BoE renews STAR contract, others

The Liberty County Board of Education renewed its fiscal year 2011 contract for the STAR program and approved changes to construction and renovation projects Tuesday. The board members discussed project change orders for Donnell Woods Stadium, Olvey Field, the Career Academy and the Performing Arts Center as well as the demolition of the Hinesville Middle School gym and proposed modifications to the Gause Street property.

July 09, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Education


Back-to-school rally is Saturday

The nonprofit youth group Project Reach G.A.N.G. Inc. will host its Back to School Rally in Riceboro at 10 a.m. Saturday in Briar Bay

July 07, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


Farm Bureau offers teacher classes

Teachers can learn ways to add pizzazz to their classroom strategies in math, social studies, language arts and science using agriculture as a teaching tool through Georgia Farm Bureau's Ag in the Classroom Professional Learning Unit (PLU) course.

July 05, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty earns DoD education grant

The Liberty County school district has received a $1.4 million grant from a Department of Defense education partnership to improve student performance in mathematics education as well as increase graduation rates and prepare high school graduates to enter the workforce.

July 05, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Staff writer | Education


GSU, SHRM offer exam prep course

Human resource personnel and other managers can earn a certificate in professional HR management from the Society of Human Resource Management's learning system course this fall.

June 30, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Georgia schools chief leaving post after 8 years

ATLANTA - Twice a month for the past eight years, Georgia schools Superintendent Kathy Cox has taken over a classroom in districts across the state to teach lessons on the U.S. Constitution and the Founding Fathers.

June 30, 2010 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press | Education


Local educators earn master teacher status

Three Liberty County teachers have earned master teacher certification this year. Kimberly Boucher and Jewelene Marie Hunter of Liberty Elementary School, and Melinda Joy Kennedy of Midway Middle School are among 131 educators statewide to receive the designation in 2009-10 based on appreciable gains in student achievement, according to a release from the governor's office.

June 30, 2010 | Staff report | Education


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FPCA literary team shines at state

The FPCA Literary team and brought home several awards from the GISA State Literary Competition on March 21 at Gordon State College in Barnesville.

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS junior invited to summer West Point program

Caroline D. Rykard, a junior at Liberty County High School has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point's Summer Leaders ...

April 20, 2018 | Patty Leon | Education


Honor roll: Lewis Frasier Middle School

Lewis Fraiser Middle School recently announced its third nine-weeks honor roll:

April 19, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI hosts LCSS Gala

Bradwell Institute's Friends Helping Friends will host the 3rdAnnual Liberty County School System Special Needs Gala Saturday at 7p.m.

April 19, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


High schools earn honors for AP classes, test scores

Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High have earned Advance Placement honors from the Georgia Department of Education.

April 18, 2018 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Lyman Hall Elementary

Lyman Hall Elementary School recently released its third nine-weeks honor rolls:

April 14, 2018 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

Joseph Martin Elementary School recently released its third nine-weeks honor rolls:

April 13, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


Education: Frank Long Elementary

Frank Long Elementary School recently released its third nine-weeks honor rolls:

April 12, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


White gets ROTC scholarship

Tatiana M. White of Hinesville has received an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps scholarship to attend Columbus State University.

April 05, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Literary team brings home awards, looks forward to state competition

The literary team at First Presbyterian Christian Academy competed March 6 against Citizens Christian Academy, Memorial Day School and Robert Toombs Christian Academy in the ...

April 03, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


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