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Midway teacher earns grant

Anthony K. Johnson, who teaches language arts to gifted seventh-graders at Midway Middle School, is one of 40 new teachers in Georgia to receive a $1,000 New Teacher Assistance Grant from Georgia Power.

November 07, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools unveil first online forum

The Liberty County School System last week launched an online forum to give citizens an additional opportunity to help move the school system forward. The web-based forum is designed to provide an additional venue to encourage stakeholders to become engaged in open discussions, ask questions and offer suggestions that are centered on the future of Liberty County Schools.

November 07, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: FPCA

First grade: Taneiha Bowman

November 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

First grade: Jarome Adkins

November 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County’s annual Trunk-or-Treat draws crowd

Smiley Elementary School on Friday held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration in the school's parking lot.

November 04, 2013 | By Mike Riddle | Education


Hinesville Ford helps Liberty County High School reach fundraising goal

Hinesville Ford joined Ford dealerships across the county in supporting local schools' fine arts and sports programs, many of which are being cut due to budget constraints.

November 04, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Rallying for drug-free living

Button Gwinnett Elementary School students, along with their counterparts at other schools in the Liberty County School System, celebrated Red Ribbon Week Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Button Gwinnett was festooned from top to bottom with large and small red ribbons.

November 04, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Medical student inducted into honor society

Rebecca Carter, daughter of Glenn and Becky Carter of Hinesville, recently was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

November 03, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor group taps BI student

The National Society of High School Scholars recently selected Bradwell Institute student LaTonya Jones of Hinesville to become a member of the organization. The society, formed in 2002, recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.

November 02, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Robots inspire Diamond students

A special science project for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students at Fort Stewart's Diamond Elementary School incited students' creativity and appreciation for science, explained Nathaline Simons, who, with Kathy Sheets, helped organize the school's Robot Fest, held Thursday morning in the gymnasium.

November 01, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Education


Volunteers support Long school-meal program

Volunteers from around the Long County community came out recently to support the school system's lunch program as part of the National School Lunch Week celebration.

November 01, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Company helps students make mummies

Target Distribution presented a $1,000 grant to Frank Long and Lyman Hall elementary teacher Becky Busby's fifth grade, for an "Emerging Egyptologists" project.

October 31, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Lewis Frasier FBLA members attend rally

Lewis Frasier Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America members attended the Fall Motivational Rally on Oct. 10 in Perry.

October 31, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth ChalleNGe teacher honored

SAVANNAH - Junior Achievement of Georgia-Coastal Region will honor the 14th annual Savannah Business Hall of Fame inductees and the 2013 Educator of the Year, Denise Fisher of Fort Stewart's Youth ChalleNGe Academy, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

October 31, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU sends mascot into space

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has embarked on a journey on which no Eagle has ever gone before.

October 30, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


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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


Five inducted in Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, La. - Five Liberty County residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

March 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honors at South Georgia, Oglethorpe, Morehouse

Malena Bravo of Liberty County recent was named to South Georgia State's fall 2013 president's list.

March 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Fine Arts Showcase for Liberty's schools

The Liberty County School System's Performing Arts Center hosted its first annual Fine Arts Showcase on March 20.

March 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County students honored

Many Long County High School students recently were recognized for honors earned.

March 24, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


FFA'ers attend leadership conference

COVINGTON - Members of the Liberty County High School FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Success Conference and Greenhand Jamboree on March 7-8 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center.

March 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


State changes attendance requirements

The 2014-15 school year will bring changes for some children attending Georgia schools. Health department officials in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties want to make communities aware of those changes before the end of the current school year.

March 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long schools celebrate Breakfast Week

All Long County schools recently took part in the 25th anniversary of National School Breakfast Week.

March 18, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


LCMS FBLA competes at state

Last month, 27 Long County Middle School FBLA members competed in the State Leadership Conference in Perry. They took part in events such as public speaking, creed recital, impromptu speaking, battle of the chapters, computer-related skills events and business-related testing events.

March 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two middle schools starting STEM programs

Frank Long Elementary and Snelson-Golden Middle schools soon will initiate learning programs designed to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

March 17, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Registration begins for 2014-15 pre-K

ATLANTA - Georgia's pre-K Program has begun registration for the 2014-15 school year.

March 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCCA students place at SkillsUSA

The Liberty College and Career Academy Region 8 held its SkillsUSA competition last month at the Golden Isles Career Academy. The following students placed:

March 12, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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