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Students shine at Reading Bowl

Elementary-, middle- and high-school students from Liberty County schools had strong showings at the Southern Regional Helen Ruffin Reading Bow, held Feb. 1 at Valdosta State University.

February 12, 2014 | For the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

12th grade: Krystal Alexis

February 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU sets five spring Family Days

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will host five spring Family Days for students and their parents.

February 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Daycare celebrates School Choice Week

The Village Children's Learning Center in Hinesville celebrated National School Choice Week on Jan. 27-31 in conjunction with the school's open house and annual art show events.

February 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Cadets march in regional drill

JROTC cadets from Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School joined schools from around the region Saturday for a JROTC Combined Drill Meet at Benedictine Military in Savannah. It was the first of four drill meets at various sites around the region in preparation for the Feb. 20 Regional Formal Inspection. The students from Bradwell and Liberty earned first-place finishes in several meet categories.

February 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students help pick lunch selections

Liberty County public-school students won't find high-calorie junk food favorites like chili cheese fries in their school cafeterias anytime soon, but they may find some new, healthier choices taste-tested by their peers.

February 05, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Parents to get comparison reports

The Liberty County School System will send individual student-growth model reports home to parents on Feb. 6. These Georgia Student Growth Model reports indicate how well a student has progressed academically compared to their peers in other school systems, school officials said.

January 31, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Another snow day for Liberty schools

Liberty County Schools will be closed Thursday for all staff and students, according to the district's website. Classes are expected to resume on Friday at the regular time.

January 29, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Liberty schools becoming social digitally

The Liberty County School System, taking its cue from computer-savvy students, has redesigned its district website and will soon officially unveil the system's new Facebook and Twitter pages.

January 28, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Students get 'snow day' as reward

For many kids in Southeast Georgia, seeing snow is only a dream. But for some students at Smiley Elementary School in Long County, that dream came true last Friday when the media center held its first snow day.

January 25, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

First grade : Zy'Kira Anderson

January 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Frank Long Elementary

First grade: Laila Addis

January 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE hears about nutrition

The Long County Board of Education recently heard a report from school food director Stephanie Fox on the program's theme for this school year, "A Positive Change."

January 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Savannah Tech upgrades Liberty labs

Savannah Technical College – Liberty Campus recently expanded its facilities and areas of study to meet the needs of traditional students seeking viable careers and adult students making career changes to become more marketable in a competitive job market. The college partners with local manufacturers; the Liberty County School System; universities such as Georgia Southern and Armstrong Atlantic State University; and government entities, such as the Liberty County Development Authority, to participate in growing the community's workforce.

January 23, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


FBLA members place at region

Long County Middle School Future Business Leaders of America attended the Region 3 competition Jan. 15 at Savannah Arts Academy.

January 22, 2014 | 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


Military Family Day at Armstrong

Armstrong Atlantic State University will host Military Family Day from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 5 at the Armstrong Sports Center, 11935 Abercorn St. in Savannah.

March 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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