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School continues link with soldiers

Soldiers from the 703rd went back to school last year at Liberty Elementary. This time last year, military personnel were not learning new skills, nor were they conducting routine training missions. Instead, soldiers volunteered their time at Liberty Elementary to support students and teachers in learning and fun.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


NAACP seeks investigation of bus arrests

The Liberty County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced last week that it is seeking an outside investigation into how officials handled a May bus incident that resulted in the arrests of seven students.

August 17, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Student earns doctorate

LaShawn Bacon, daughter of Bertha Mae Bacon and the late Rayford T. Bacon Sr., completed her dissertation and is now Dr. LaShawn C. Bacon. She received her degree in counselor education and supervision May 14 from the University of Iowa. She also has accepted an assistant professor position at Lindsey Wilson College in Louisville, Ky., where she will teach master's level mental-health counseling courses.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student earns doctorate

August 16, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


BoE hears parent concerns about school uniforms, testing sites

With Liberty County schools back in session, the board of education saw a resurgence in the audience participation portion of its meeting on Tuesday.

August 12, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


Taylors Creek students sail back to class

Taylors Creek Elementary students were welcomed to 2011-12 school year by teachers who had created special themes for their rooms for last week's open house and first day of classes.

August 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


MMS rally inspired by TV game show

Students and parents packed the Midway Middle School gym Aug. 2 for a back-to-school rally.

August 10, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Rally promotes school, recreation

All of the Long County schools rang their bells last Friday to begin the 2011-12 year. On Saturday, the Long County Recreation Department held its first back-to-school rally to promote the recreation department and the upcoming school year, Assistant Director Randy Simmons said.

August 10, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


No Child Left Behind waivers authorized

The Obama administration effectively gutted the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law Monday, giving states a way out of a decade-long policy that focused on holding schools accountable but labeled many of them failures even if they made progress.

August 09, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


Schools restrict student recruitment

With the start of school, parents in Liberty County may be exploring the many extracurricular activities available to their children.

August 08, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Staff writer | Education


Public-school students back in class

With buses back on the roads, students sporting their uniforms and parents experiencing a range of emotions, Liberty County schools were full of life Thursday morning as the 2011-12 academic year began.

August 05, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


GSU freshmen begin by giving back

STATESBORO - Before they check into residence halls, buy books or even attend their first classes, a group of incoming Georgia Southern University freshmen will begin their college careers by giving back to the Statesboro community.

August 04, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


New teachers got through orientation

The Liberty County Board of Education hosted 67 new teachers July 27-28 during its orientation, which was held in conjunction with Georgia Teacher Evaluation Program training.

August 03, 2011 | Staff report | Education


New opportunities at Savannah Tech Liberty

When classes begin this month, students at Savannah Technical College will find many new opportunities available to them, including expanded instructional programs in automotive technology, semester scheduling, transferability for core courses to University System of Georgia schools and a new state-funded, student-loan program.

August 03, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students, teachers prep for year

Today, Liberty County students will meet their teachers, scout out their classrooms and learn whether they'll have friends as classmates when they begin the 2011-12 school year Thursday.

August 03, 2011 | Danielle Hipps | Education


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Long County gears up for Homecoming

Long County High School will celebrate Homecoming from Tuesday through Friday.

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long 4-H'er grows 2nd biggest melon

A Long County 4-H'er took second place in the 2017 4-H Watermelon Growing Contest.

October 09, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Elementary celebrates vibrant Hispanic culture

Liberty Elementary School's colorful, annual Hispanic Heritage Month presentation was on full display Friday afternoon as students celebrated various Hispanic cultures.

October 08, 2017 | Tiffany King | Education


Liberty County Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day, Liberty County schools will recognize National School Lunch Week ...

October 07, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Bradwell graduate seeing world to fight disease

Bradwell graduate Ajilé Owens is studying abroad, learning about global health and about herself.

October 04, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Animation class draws students, industry

A new animation class at the Liberty College and Career Academy is connecting with animators and future animators on the other side of the country.

October 04, 2017 | Tiffany King Coastal Courier | Education


Liberty County School System to hold REACH Scholar Signing Day

Governor Nathan Deal launched the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Georgia scholarship program in 2012, and it is a needs-based scholarship program that begins ...

October 03, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty 4-H Members Learn about Forestry

Identifying trees, insects, and forest diseases, compassing, and estimating saw timber volume are the different components to the 4-H Forestry Judging Contest.

September 30, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Rosalyn Chandler, of HINESVILLE, Named to the Summer 2017 Dean's List at Georgia State University A

Rosalyn Chandler of Hinesville has been named to the Summer 2017 Dean's List at Georgia State University.

September 30, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Georgia State announces President’s List

Nikita Patel of Hinesville has been named to the Summer 2017 President's List at Georgia State University.

September 30, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Chamber announces YALL class of 2017-18

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the high school students who have been accepted into the 2017-18 class of Young Adult ...

September 29, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


Academic honors

Valdosta graduates

September 28, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty and Long schools get free meals through Sept.

Georgia schools affected by Hurricane Irma will be given free meals through the end of September.

September 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


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