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Families enjoy chicken with a side of CRCT practice

Nearly 200 families gathered at Taylors Creek Elementary on Tuesday to enjoy a complimentary chicken dinner and gear up for next month's Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests.

March 19, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


1st-graders demonstrate knowledge in classroom space museum

For a day, students in Amy Ryan's first-grade class pretended to be teachers, knowledgeable of all things space.

March 17, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


LCHS crowns prom king, queen

Josh Ray and Shannon Harmon, both seniors, were elected king and queen of the Liberty County High School prom Saturday night by their peers. Ray is the son of Christy and Bryon Ray, plays varsity baseball and is in InterAct, S2S and on the news team. Harmon is the daughter of Larry and Julie Harmon of Midway and is in the school's InterAct, S2S, news team, FCCLA and yearbook staff.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Parents go back to school

Families at Liberty Elementary had a chance to join their students in class during Families in School Day on Feb. 18. During the annual event for Liberty Elementary families, parents joined students in the classroom to experience what a typical school day is like for their kids.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS students use greenhouse to learn

Spring is near and the flowers are in bloom at the Liberty County High School greenhouse. Students have been working since early January to get the greenhouse ready for the growing season. Without any space to spare, the greenhouse serves as a learning tool for the horticulture-related courses, FFA advisor and agriculture teacher Jeci Bohannon said.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Scholarships offered to local students

Applications are available in the guidance office at Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School for scholarships awarded by Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teens participate in Georgia Model UN

SAVANNAH - Savannah-Chatham County Public School students who are a part of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia Teen Achievers and the Student Leadership Program recently attended the Georgia Model United Nations Assembly Feb. 26-March 1 in Macon.

March 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor signs HOPE, pre-K changes

ATLANTA - Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law.

March 15, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Seven Liberty youth graduate from YCA

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER - Seven Liberty County youths graduated from the Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy on Saturday, March 5, during a ceremony at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta. Since the first Youth Challenge Academy class graduated in 1993, more than 10,000 once "at-risk" Georgia teens have completed the National Guard-sponsored youth development program.

March 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


School officials educate public about ESPLOST

On Tuesday, voters will go to the polls to decide whether to continue the Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax, which helps to fund projects throughout the Liberty County School System.

March 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Books, writers take spotlight

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority - Chi Pi Zeta Chapter welcomed the public to Bradwell Institute during the second annual Literary Festival on Saturday as a way to introduce residents to local and national authors, including New York Times best-selling author Mary Monroe.

March 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


LCSS works to minimize pre-K cuts

Less than two weeks ago, when Gov. Nathan Deal announced proposed changes to the HOPE scholarship and cutbacks for Georgia's pre-K programs, the Liberty County School System stepped up to work with local pre-K educators to ensure the impact on students would be minimal.

March 12, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


HOPE, Pre-K changes becoming law

ATLANTA (AP) - A bill overhauling the HOPE scholarship is set to become law after the House passed it Thursday and Gov. Nathan Deal said he would sign it next week.

March 11, 2011 | By Shannon McCaffrey Associated Press writer | Education


State likely to phase out graduation test

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Board of Education will vote in April on a plan to phase out the Georgia High School Graduation Test in favor of end-of-course exams that better measure students' learning.

March 10, 2011 | Associated Press | Education


Youth learn tobacco-free advocacy at summit

Teens from Liberty, Long, Chatham and Toombs counties learned how to advocate for tobacco-free school and park policies at a youth summit last Saturday at Savannah State University in Savannah. The summit was sponsored by the Coastal Health District as part of the State Tobacco Youth Prevention Program.

March 10, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Education


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Youth leadership class has orientation

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2017-18 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class kicked off the year with orientation at the Hinesville branch of Live Oak ...

October 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


National awards program in search of most spirited school, students, more

Now is the time for high schools and students to start prepping their entry for the Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards, and start their video ...

October 10, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Education


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


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