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BoE adopts 2011-12 budget

The Liberty County Board of Education approved the school system's general-fund and capital-fund budgets Tuesday for fiscal year 2011-12. The system's fiscal year begins July 1 and ends June 30.

June 17, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


New student loan program starts Monday

ATLANTA - Georgia students can now apply for low-interest loans aimed to help families that need extra help paying for college.

June 16, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


AASU names Liberty campus boss

Dr. Don S. Stumpf recently was named director of Armstrong Atlantic State University's Liberty Center in Hinesville. He will oversee all aspects of the center, including recruiting, admissions, student and faculty support, administrative services and facility management.

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Taylors Creek on leaders' tour of schools

Taylors Creek Elementary recently was selected to participate in the Bus Trip Across Georgia on Oct. 25-27.

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Educator 'washed-up' by well-read students

Before school let out, Lyman Hall Elementary School Principal Claire Blanchard set a two-day goal of 800 Accelerated Reader points at an 85 percent performance rate for the students and agreed to let them splash her with water if they achieved it. After the students hit the goal, they enjoyed dousing their principal with a bin of water. Accelerated Reader points are calculated based on the number of words and reading level of the book.

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

Kindergarten

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

First grade

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

First grade

June 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long Board of Education honors retiree

The Long County Board of Education honored recent retiree Jeannette Johnson with a plaque when she wrapped up her career at Smiley Elementary School after working 22 years in the school system. Long County BoE members Dempsey Golden, Emma Strickland, Billy Hall, Linda DeLoach and Florence Baggs and Smiley Elementary School Principal David Edwards attended the ceremony.

June 16, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Computer camps at AASU

The Armstrong Atlantic State University Educational Technology Training Center will offer three creative computer summer camps for children grades 4th through 8th. All camp instructors are certified teachers. The camps will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday, in University Hall 125 on the Armstrong campus, 11935 Abercorn Street.

June 15, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Camp helps kids get ready for kindergarten

Pre-K Center teachers have been conducting kindergarten camp at various grade schools. The free, two-week camp prepares former pre-K students for the upcoming school year by introducing them to new friends, social situations, technology and books at their future schools.

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student makes SGC dean's list

Crystal C. Knowling of Liberty County was named to the South Georgia College dean's list for the 2011 spring semester, according to Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Carl B. McDonald. To be eligible for the list, students must achieve a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, carry at least 12 academic hours and satisfy all learning-support requirements.

June 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


GSU breaks ground for biology building

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is kicking off construction of a new $37 million building that will upgrade its biology classrooms and labs.

June 09, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Uniform drive overwhelms organizers

Liberty County School System social workers organize an annual project each year to give back to the schools they service. This year, they decided to set up a school-uniform drive.

June 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Math students earn limo ride, pizza

The top 17 First In Math students from Midway Middle School were rewarded May 23 with a limo ride to CiCi's Pizza. First In Math is an online program that allows students to complete math problems and advance to different levels, earning electronic stickers.

June 08, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Long sixth grader in state writing contest

The Long County Schools Young Authors Conference was March 30 at First Baptist Church in Ludowici.

April 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


County science, STEAM winners announced

Liberty County School-level STEAM Fair winners presented their projects to the public at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center on March 28.

April 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Life Magazine honors top seniors

Students shined at Liberty Life Magazine's Top 12 Shining Seniors award ceremony, which honored students for their academic and personal accomplishments.

April 09, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Academics no problem for accreditation team

In contrast to controversies that have prompted an accreditation organization to schedule an early visit to the Liberty County School System, the system is apparently ...

April 09, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


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