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Liberty schools host open house

Liberty County's public schools kick off their 2007-2008 school year today with open house on all campuses.

August 19, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Picture-perfect win

Wal-Mart Vision Center hosted its second annual Back to School Sponge Bob Coloring contest and announced its winner Wednesday. Vision Center manager Karen Kittle presented Leah Robinson, 9, with a Sponge Bob book bag filled with school supplies. She also received a bouquet of balloons and an assortment of educational games. Many children participated in the event and the contestants were narrowed down by the associates of the vision center who chose their six favorites. Customers then picked their favorite of those six. Robinson is entering the fourth grade at Trinity Christian Academy and is shown with her mother, Kathy ...

August 18, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Scholarship recipients

August 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Boot camp lends middle school survival tips

With the first day of school drawing near, parents of sixth graders starting at Snelson-Golden Middle School in August recently filled the campus media center for the third and final middle school boot camp survival-training workshop.

August 09, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Long Co. schools meet AYP standards

The 2007 Adequate Yearly Progress test results released this month showed all Long County schools exceeded the academic standards set by the state for the 2006-07 school year.

August 07, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Planning for middle school on post continues

The plan to build a Liberty County middle school on Fort Stewart has received little public attention, but the preliminary steps, such as an environmental assessment, continue grinding on.

August 07, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Comments sought on graduation rules

Liberty County's interim school superintendent, Harley Grove, has said he is disappointed the Georgia Department of Education is providing short notice of a Monday opportunity for public comment on revisions to the state's graduation rule.

August 07, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Long to split boys, girls in classes

When school starts in August, students at Walker Middle School will notice a change from last year. That's because students in grades sixth through eighth will be split up, with boys and girls in different classes for most of the day.

August 07, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Sales tax holiday is for back-to-school

Special to the Courier

August 04, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Scouts meet with federal lawmaker

A visit from U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) helped a group of Fleming Boy Scouts move ahead in their training. Boy Scout Troop 461 met with the congressman at McDonald's on Highway 84 in Hinesville as part of the requirements for their first class rank and to receive their national citizenship badge. Many of the boys and their parents took the opportunity to ask questions and take photos with the representative, while Kingston explained his work as a member of the Defense Subcommittee, the importance of serving the country and supporting U.S. troops. Joining the scouts and ...

August 02, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Rally sets stage for school resumption

Hundreds of area residents came out for Project Reach GANG's (God's Anointed New Generation) 10th annual Back-To-School Rally on Saturday in Riceboro's Briar Bay Park.

July 31, 2007 | By Andrea Washington Staff Writer | Education


Three make deans' lists

Pitt named to Georgia Southern dean's list

July 31, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Library lays out July plans

Liberty branch

July 17, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Sorority awards scholarships

The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presented five $1,000 scholarships to local students.

July 17, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Bargeron on Georgia College list

Ruthanne Bargeron of Midway was named to the Georgia College and State University president's list for spring semester 2007, according to the university president, Dr. Dorothy Leland.

July 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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BoE explains superintendent's pay adjustment

The Liberty County Board of Education held a press conference Tuesday morning to address the recently-renegotiated contract for Superintendent of Schools Dr. Valya Lee.

September 10, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


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