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April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS honors students for citizenship

Midway Middle School recently named its Students of the Month for March based on citizenship.

April 08, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


School raises money for basketball team

LUDOWICI -- The Walker Middle School basketball C-team recently had two fundraisers to raise money to buy uniforms and equipment.

April 04, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Bradwell students celebrate music

As part of Music in Our Schools Month, the Bradwell Institute Music Department performed a concert on March 13 in the school's commons area.

April 02, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


LCHS presents drama

Drama students at Liberty County High School will present "Once Upon a Mattress," at 8 p.m. on March 28 and 29 and at 2 p.m. on March 30.

April 02, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools coping with special ed teacher shortage

The national shortage of special education teachers has not fazed Jeanine Robinson's 26-year career.

April 02, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


LFMS takes second at regional tournament

A little, balsa wood tee that held a golf ball and 40 pounds of other weights has earned a team from Lewis Frasier Middle School a berth in a state competition.

April 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long high school holds science lock in

LUDOWICI --Long County High School had a lock-in for 11th grade class on March 14 to help them prepare for the upcoming High School Graduation Test.

April 01, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Long BoE covers several issues

LUDOWICI -- Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope reported at the March Long County School Board meeting that the BoE design team had met with architect Craig Shillinger of Southern A & E to discuss the preliminary plans for the new school.

April 01, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Church help youth attend leadership program

Faith Temple is hosting a fundraising BBQ/yard sale for Jasean Smith on Saturday, March 29, across from King and Son's Funeral Home in Glennville.

April 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


STC names GOAL winner

SAVANNAH – Patricia O'Day, a practical nursing student at Savannah Technical College has been named as the school's winner of Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.

April 01, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students learn of world economic summit

April 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Going green is elementary

RICEBORO - Hampton Island Preserve, a private, upscale housing development off the coast here, helped teach graders from Savannah Country Day School where the food they eat comes from, the importance of healthy eating and a little about the ecosystem of the Georgia coastal area.

March 29, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


High schools earn AP honors

Both Bradwell and Liberty high schools recently climbed another rung on the ladder of success by becoming AP Access and Support Schools on the 2008 AP Honor Schools List.

March 29, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Students document local history

Fourth and fifth grade students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School interviewed Hinesville's African-American trailblazers during Black History Month.

March 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


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BI wins Reading Bowl

Bradwell Institute won the 2014 Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Competition.

March 12, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


High schools earn state recognition

Liberty County School System's two high schools were named to Georgia's Access and Support Schools list last month. This distinction shows that 30 percent of the district's students who identify as African-American or Hispanic have taken advanced-placement courses and earned scores of 3 or higher on their AP exams.

March 12, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Black Caucus honors superintendent

Liberty County Schools Superintendent Dr. Valya S. Lee recently was honored by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus for her contributions to education.

March 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Dual enrollment works for area students

Area college administrators maintain dual-enrollment can help high-school students get a jump on their post-secondary educations and, in some cases, provide them the skills to be more competitive in the job market right after high-school graduation.

March 10, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


School names top January reader

Serena Burkart, a fourth-grader at Frank Long Elementary, was the top Accelerated Reader participant for January. She eared 60.1 points with 95 percent accuracy.

March 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


High schools recognized by state

School and Bradwell Institute have been recognized by Georgia State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge as 2014 Advanced Placement Honor Schools.

March 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Rising ninth-graders introduced to BI

Bradwell Institute showed rising ninth-graders what they can expect when they enter high school this fall during a freshmen fair Tuesday evening.

March 07, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Parents can help ready kids for college

As part of its initiative to educate parents, grandparents and caretakers on what it takes for students to achieve academic success, the Liberty County School System on Saturday held its first annual Title 1 Partners in Education Conference. More than 75 people came by the board of education office to participate in various workshops designed to inspire parents to take an active role in their children's education.

March 05, 2014 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Education


Liberty schools celebrating School Breakfast Week

To garner increased participation in the school breakfast program, Liberty County schools will recognize National School Breakfast Week on March 3-7. The week's festivities are designed to increase awareness of the system's school breakfast program among students and parents.

March 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS musical up for coveted award

The Liberty County High School drama club will be in the running for Georgia high school musical theater's version of Broadway's Tony awards, the Shuler Hensley Awards, when the cast and crew present the musical "The Wizard of Oz" this weekend.

March 03, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


STAR students and teachers recognized

Top Liberty County students and the teachers who most inspire them were recognized Thursday at a Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Progress Through People Luncheon at Connection Church on Patriot's Trail in Flemington. The event, held to honor local STAR (Student Teacher Achievement Recognition program) recipients, was sponsored by Georgia Power and Savannah Technical College. The chamber has honored STAR students and teachers for more than 30 years.

March 03, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Students get their day in court

Local high-school students got a feel for how a courtroom works when the Liberty County Bar on Wednesday hosted a law-day program at the justice center, complete with a mock trial. Liberty County High School students were welcomed to Courtroom A in the morning and Bradwell Institute students visited in the afternoon.

March 02, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Department stores offer scholarships

The Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made positive impacts in their communities.

March 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


School administration still evolving

The Liberty County Board of Education approved a number of personnel actions Tuesday, including accepting the resignation of Dr. Deborah Rodriguez, assistant superintendent for teaching and learning.

March 01, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Long STAR student, teacher honored

The Long County Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual Student Teacher Achievement Recognition ceremony at the recreation complex in Ludowici. With about 40 people in attendance, Board of Education Chairwoman Janet Watford presented the awards to Long County High School senior Brandon Abbott and teacher Denise Montgomery.

March 01, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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