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GSU workshop focuses on youth at risk

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.

February 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty County High School

Liberty County

February 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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


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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


GSU sets Family Days for March, April

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

February 28, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI celebrates Black History Month

Bradwell Institute students were reminded that black history is American history during a Black History Month program Tuesday.

February 28, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Armstrong still military-friendly

Armstrong Atlantic State University recently demonstrated why it's called a "military friendly" school.

February 28, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Education


Sweepstakes set for Path2College

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.

February 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools launch social media-channels

Liberty County school-board members witnessed the district's official social-media channels launch Tuesday morning during a regular work session.

February 27, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Students put workplace skills in spotlight

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.

February 26, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Education


Volunteers add shade to schools

About 80 volunteers recently joined with the Georgia Forestry Commission to help add some shade in Long County.

February 25, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Allenhurst student is GSU leader

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.

February 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell FBLA students fare well

Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America recently participated in the FBLA Region Leadership Conference in Savannah.

February 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


STAR luncheon set for Thursday

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.

February 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student earns academic scholarship

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.

February 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


State tax credits back private school scholarships

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.

February 20, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

First grade: Aallyiah Young

February 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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