Lewis Frasier Middle School recently was designated the No. 1 "First In Math School" in Georgia and the No. 10 "First In Math School" in the nation. More than 1 million students around the country took part in the online competition. Approximately 100 LFMS students, who comprised five teams, participated this year. LFMS also had the top sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade teams in the state; the top sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade student players in the state; and top teacher-player in the state.
Controversial topics were back on the table Tuesday as the Liberty County Board of Education discussed proposed revisions to its code of conduct for the coming school year.
Staff and students of Lyman Hall Elementary School recently rallied to help one of their own - and 23 others - afford a night's stay at the Ronald McDonald House in Charleston.
SAVANNAH - Richard Watkins, son of Jan Williams and Pat Watkins of Midway, graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University on May 4.
It's been nearly a decade since Liberty County 4-H had a high-school senior win a statewide 4-H Achievement Scholarship. However, Liberty County High School student Donnie Pulliam changed that this year.
Liberty College and Career Academy students recently spent a day at the Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah campus.
The Liberty County School System was Georgia's sole presenter during the National School Boards Association conference in San Diego.
The Courier on Wednesday printed incorrect CCRPI scores for Long County's schools, an error that originated from variations in Georgia Department of Education data online.
With the end of their middle-school days fast-approaching, eighth-graders from Lewis Frasier Middle School recently visited Bradwell Institute for an orientation and campus tour.
They have spent Thursday mornings during the past year counting, packing and sorting thousands of meals for the Liberty County Backpack Buddies program, and 12 students from Liberty County High School's life-skills class were recognized for their efforts this week.
The Liberty County School System could use some improvement in its middle-grades performance, according to Georgia's College and Career Ready Performance Index grades released Tuesday.
The Midway Middle School Media Center is holding an online Titlewish fundraiser through May 19.
Media specialists Nikki Lukkarinen and Melissa McCallar recently were recognized for Bradwell's Exemplary Library Media Program.
United Military Care donated 22 new Techie Bears to the Liberty County Pre-K Center on April 16.
Gov. Nathan Deal recently signed into law legislation that will lower the grade-point average requirement for the HOPE Grant, which goes to students in the technical-college system.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently demonstrated why it's called a "military friendly" school.
ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan, Georgia's 529 college-savings plan, recently kicked off its $25,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes, which will award one Georgia child with $15,000 for his or her college education and the winner's school also will receive $10,000.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's National Youth-At-Risk Center will welcome more than a thousand educators, social workers, community leaders and researchers from across the United States and internationally during the 25th annual National Youth-At-Risk conference March 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah.
Liberty County school-board members witnessed the district's official social-media channels launch Tuesday morning during a regular work session.
Students and faculty at the Liberty College and Career Academy showed off the work-ready skills and workplace ethics they've been honing during an open house Thursday night.
About 80 volunteers recently joined with the Georgia Forestry Commission to help add some shade in Long County.
STATESBORO - Jamal Wright of Allenhurst has been chosen for Georgia Southern University's 2014 Southern's Orientation, Advisement and Registration Team. Wright is majoring in chemistry.
Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America recently participated in the FBLA Region Leadership Conference in Savannah.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) award recipients at the Progress Through People Luncheon at noon Feb. 27 at Connection Church on Patriot's Trail in Flemington.
Donnie Pulliam, a 2013 honor graduate from Liberty County High School, received a $1,000 scholarship from the National Society of High School Scholars on Dec. 7 in Atlanta.
Individuals, couples and corporations can receive a tax credit if they contribute to Georgia GOAL, a student scholarship organization that operates under the state education expense credit program. This program provides scholarships to low-income students who want to attend private schools, like First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville.
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Liberty County School Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee informed school-board members during a meeting Tuesday that students and teachers are entering "crunch time" before the upcoming standardized testing periods.
Smiling her wide, mischievous grin and exuding a warm, open manner, Ophelia Evelyn Johnson Killens can cheer the sternest stranger and delight anyone with her stories of what Dorchester Academy was like for students in its heyday.
Financial-aid experts will assist area college-bound students and their families with aid applications from