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Families enjoy chicken with a side of CRCT practice

Nearly 200 families gathered at Taylors Creek Elementary on Tuesday to enjoy a complimentary chicken dinner and gear up for next month's Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests.

March 19, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


1st-graders demonstrate knowledge in classroom space museum

For a day, students in Amy Ryan's first-grade class pretended to be teachers, knowledgeable of all things space.

March 17, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


LCHS crowns prom king, queen

Josh Ray and Shannon Harmon, both seniors, were elected king and queen of the Liberty County High School prom Saturday night by their peers. Ray is the son of Christy and Bryon Ray, plays varsity baseball and is in InterAct, S2S and on the news team. Harmon is the daughter of Larry and Julie Harmon of Midway and is in the school's InterAct, S2S, news team, FCCLA and yearbook staff.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Parents go back to school

Families at Liberty Elementary had a chance to join their students in class during Families in School Day on Feb. 18. During the annual event for Liberty Elementary families, parents joined students in the classroom to experience what a typical school day is like for their kids.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS students use greenhouse to learn

Spring is near and the flowers are in bloom at the Liberty County High School greenhouse. Students have been working since early January to get the greenhouse ready for the growing season. Without any space to spare, the greenhouse serves as a learning tool for the horticulture-related courses, FFA advisor and agriculture teacher Jeci Bohannon said.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Scholarships offered to local students

Applications are available in the guidance office at Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School for scholarships awarded by Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teens participate in Georgia Model UN

SAVANNAH - Savannah-Chatham County Public School students who are a part of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia Teen Achievers and the Student Leadership Program recently attended the Georgia Model United Nations Assembly Feb. 26-March 1 in Macon.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor signs HOPE, pre-K changes

ATLANTA - Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law.

March 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Seven Liberty youth graduate from YCA

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER - Seven Liberty County youths graduated from the Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy on Saturday, March 5, during a ceremony at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta. Since the first Youth Challenge Academy class graduated in 1993, more than 10,000 once "at-risk" Georgia teens have completed the National Guard-sponsored youth development program.

March 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


School officials educate public about ESPLOST

On Tuesday, voters will go to the polls to decide whether to continue the Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax, which helps to fund projects throughout the Liberty County School System.

March 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Books, writers take spotlight

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority - Chi Pi Zeta Chapter welcomed the public to Bradwell Institute during the second annual Literary Festival on Saturday as a way to introduce residents to local and national authors, including New York Times best-selling author Mary Monroe.

March 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


LCSS works to minimize pre-K cuts

Less than two weeks ago, when Gov. Nathan Deal announced proposed changes to the HOPE scholarship and cutbacks for Georgia's pre-K programs, the Liberty County School System stepped up to work with local pre-K educators to ensure the impact on students would be minimal.

March 12, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


HOPE, Pre-K changes becoming law

ATLANTA (AP) - A bill overhauling the HOPE scholarship is set to become law after the House passed it Thursday and Gov. Nathan Deal said he would sign it next week.

March 11, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Education


State likely to phase out graduation test

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Education will vote in April on a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test in favor of end-of-course exams that better measure students' learning.

March 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Youth learn tobacco-free advocacy at summit

Teens from Liberty, Long, Chatham and Toombs counties learned how to advocate for tobacco-free school and park policies at a youth summit last Saturday at Savannah State University in Savannah. The summit was sponsored by the Coastal Health District as part of the State Tobacco Youth Prevention Program.

March 10, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


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Digital book push on in Liberty schools

The numbers speak for themselves.

December 04, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Honor roll: Waldo Pafford Elementary

Waldo Pafford Elementary SChool recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:

December 02, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Snelson-Golden Middle School

Snelson-Golden Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:

December 01, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Grant to help teacher start robotics program

Becky Busby plans to use a $2,500 grant to take Frank Long Elementary School to the next level.

November 30, 2016 | By Tiffany King and Dan Scott Coastal Courier | Education


Honor roll: Midway Middle School

Midway Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll:

Lewis Frasier Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:

November 28, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


Liberty schools honor top teachers

Darin Edgecomb, a seventh grade language arts teacher at Lewis Frasier Middle School was named district teacher of the year Thursday during the 2018 Teacher ...

November 23, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

Liberty Elementary School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:

November 21, 2016 | Staff Report | Education


School board may drop tax rate a tad

The Liberty County Board of Education will consider rolling back the millage rate for 2016 property taxes.

November 21, 2016 | By Tiffany King | Education


Armstrong keeps ranking as ‘veteran-friendly’ school

SAVANNAH - Early this month, Military Times honored Armstrong State University, ranking the institution 4th in the nation among four-year schools on its Best for Vets ...

November 18, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor Roll: Joseph Martin Elementary School

Joseph Martin Elementary A/B Honor Roll

November 16, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools graduation rate dips, but still higher than 2012

The bad news is the 2016 graduation rate for the Liberty County School System dipped in 2016.

November 16, 2016 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


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