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Leaders, educators discuss parental concerns

Following a spring education forum at Fort Stewart on Tuesday, Garrison Commander Col. Kevin Milton, his senior enlisted advisor Command Sgt. Maj. James Ervin, Liberty County School Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer and South Carolina/Fort Stewart/DoDDS-Cuba District School Superintendent Dr. Samantha Ingram listened Wednesday as parent representatives and educators presented military parents' concerns regarding their children's education.

April 19, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


Midway student immersed in agriculture

TIFTON - Benjamin Varnum, an Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College student from Midway, recently participated in the Florida Legislative Leadership Day at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., as a representative of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity at ABAC.

April 18, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty County schools wait for funds

Don't shoot the messenger.

April 18, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Reading all the rage at pre-K center

More than 40 families attended the Liberty County Pre-K Center's workshop Wednesday, which was the fourth session in a series dedicated to literacy and reading skills.

April 15, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Ga. scraps high school graduation test

A vote Wednesday by the State Board of Education eliminated the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for those who enter high school in fall 2011.

April 15, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Bradwell singers make state chorus

Five Bradwell Institute students passed two auditions and were selected to perform with the 2011 Georgia All-State Chorus on Feb. 24-26 at the Savannah Civic Center. The BI students performed with students across the state in front of a standing-room-only audience. In addition to sight-singing three melodies and singing solos and scales during the audition process, the students also had to take a written music-theory test. Amanda Durden is the choral director at Bradwell.

April 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI teacher wins award

ATLANTA - Teacher George Holman of Bradwell Institute recently was selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars. A role model to many pupils, Holman was nominated by student Caleb D. Suppa for outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in the classroom.

April 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE delegation lobbies in D.C.

A delegation from the Liberty County School System met with Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., in the nation's capitol last week to discuss federal policy and its impact on the school system.

April 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Students raise money for Warriors Walk

On Fort Stewart's Warrior's Walk, a tree is planted and dedicated in honor of each 3rd ID soldier killed in the line of duty. Lewis Frasier Middle School's chapter of the National Junior Honor Society recently raised $1,500 to buy 100 wreaths for Warrior Walk. Members of the chapter presented a $1,500 check to Wreath 4 Warrior Walk representatives and participated in the wreath-laying ceremony.

April 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

First grade

April 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

First grade

April 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Local students send hope to Japan in form of 2,000 cranes

On Monday morning, Diamond Elementary students and staff will see off the shipment of 2,000 paper cranes to Japan in an effort to bring a message of hope and love to an area fraught with despair.

April 11, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Books bond students, guest readers

On Friday, United Way of the Coastal Empire and the Kiwanis Club partnered together for the fourth annual Read Across Liberty program, which supplies students with one free book and guest readers to visit classrooms.

April 11, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Best things: Helpful CRCT preparation tips

Standardized testing is a rite of spring in schools around the country. Liberty County students will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests next week. Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer recently shared with the Courier her top five test-preparation tips for students and parents:

April 09, 2011 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | Education


Students relieve stress, prep ahead of big test

Next week, Liberty County School System students in third- through eighth-grades will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, which measure how well students have acquired necessary skills and knowledge as described in the Georgia Performance Standards.

April 08, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


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Liberty County BOE considers Code of Conduct amendments

The Liberty County Board of Education had a short meeting last week, when members heard concerns from community members and recommendations for the school system ...

July 19, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


School-supply drive set for Fort Stewart

Operation Homefront's Back-To-School Brigade will provide a limited amount of backpacks filled with school supplies to military children at the Community Activities Information and ...

July 16, 2016 | Tiffany King | Education


Children, families flock to Liberty County Back to School Rally

The 18th annual Back to School Rally returned Saturday to Briar Bay Park near Riceboro to get parents and students excited for the upcoming school ...

July 12, 2016 | By Dan Scott and Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Two Liberty County students attend leadership training

Summer is when some high school students sleep in, relax on the beach and have fun with friends.

July 12, 2016 | By Alvieann Chandler Special to the Courier | Education


Academic honors

Valdosta gradutates

July 07, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Free e-books offered to people with problems reading

ATLANTA - Beginning this month, the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services is making more than 425,000 accessible e-books available for free to patrons who ...

July 06, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two Back to School vaccination clinics set

The Liberty County Health Department has set two Back to School clinics to vaccinate school-age children.

July 03, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Education


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