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August 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


GED tests to be given in Jesup in September

GED tests will be given in Jesup at the Scott Polytechnical Center, Room 434, from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 10-11.

August 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


LCRD starting after-school program

Registration is under way for the 2007-2008 Liberty County Recreation Department's after-school program.

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Seven inducted into GSU honor society

The Georgia Southern University chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society recently inducted 242 new members. To become a member of Phi Eta Sigma, a student must earn a GPA of 3.5 or greater during their freshmen year at the University.

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Long Co. class sets reunion

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Church buys uniforms for students

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church had so many calls from parents needing help buying school uniforms the Rev. Micky Jackson announced the church would assist. The pastor's wife, Shyre Jackson, along with several other people, including teachers, went to ProFeet to make the purchases and then sort the clothes. Below, children model uniforms at a back-to-school Rally at the church.

August 23, 2007 | Staff report | Education


Mostly uniform start to school year

The beginning of classes in Liberty County public schools is going smoothly, even with a new uniform policy as well as the usual back-to-school transition.

August 23, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


Classes start Friday at Glennville Christian Academy

The faculty and staff of Glennville Christian Academy are in training for the 2007-08 school year.

August 23, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County 4-H hands out awards

The Long County 4-H Club hosted its 2007 awards reception Thursday at the Long County High School cafeteria.

August 21, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Scouts to host recruiting nights

The Coastal Empire Council and the Liberty District, Boy Scouts of America, will be host a fall recruitment campaign at Liberty County Elementary Schools in the coming weeks.

August 21, 2007 | Staff report | Education


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


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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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