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Superintendent: New plans don't overburden teachers

Liberty County teachers are under pressure this year to quickly learn and implement a number of state mandates, including the Common Core standards and local initiatives meant to improve student achievement.

November 14, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Students to stage 'Taming of the Shrew'

Some Liberty County High School students seem to recite Shakespearian dialogue as easily as they text or Twitter-speak.

November 11, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


BI hosts career expo

About 60 working people with jobs ranging from wildlife biologist to chef spoke to Bradwell Institute students during Friday's career expo about their careers and how they chose their professional paths.

November 07, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

First grade: Alexander Bailey

November 07, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Midway teacher earns grant

Anthony K. Johnson, who teaches language arts to gifted seventh-graders at Midway Middle School, is one of 40 new teachers in Georgia to receive a $1,000 New Teacher Assistance Grant from Georgia Power.

November 07, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools unveil first online forum

The Liberty County School System last week launched an online forum to give citizens an additional opportunity to help move the school system forward. The web-based forum is designed to provide an additional venue to encourage stakeholders to become engaged in open discussions, ask questions and offer suggestions that are centered on the future of Liberty County Schools.

November 07, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: FPCA

First grade: Taneiha Bowman

November 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

First grade: Jarome Adkins

November 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County’s annual Trunk-or-Treat draws crowd

Smiley Elementary School on Friday held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration in the school's parking lot.

November 04, 2013 | By Mike Riddle | Education


Hinesville Ford helps Liberty County High School reach fundraising goal

Hinesville Ford joined Ford dealerships across the county in supporting local schools' fine arts and sports programs, many of which are being cut due to budget constraints.

November 04, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Rallying for drug-free living

Button Gwinnett Elementary School students, along with their counterparts at other schools in the Liberty County School System, celebrated Red Ribbon Week Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Button Gwinnett was festooned from top to bottom with large and small red ribbons.

November 04, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Medical student inducted into honor society

Rebecca Carter, daughter of Glenn and Becky Carter of Hinesville, recently was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

November 03, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor group taps BI student

The National Society of High School Scholars recently selected Bradwell Institute student LaTonya Jones of Hinesville to become a member of the organization. The society, formed in 2002, recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.

November 02, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Robots inspire Diamond students

A special science project for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students at Fort Stewart's Diamond Elementary School incited students' creativity and appreciation for science, explained Nathaline Simons, who, with Kathy Sheets, helped organize the school's Robot Fest, held Thursday morning in the gymnasium.

November 01, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Education


Volunteers support Long school-meal program

Volunteers from around the Long County community came out recently to support the school system's lunch program as part of the National School Lunch Week celebration.

November 01, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

The following students were named to Button Gwinnett Elementary's most recent honor roll:

April 10, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty County High School

The following students were named to Liberty County High School's most recent honor roll:

April 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Frank Long Elementary

Frank Long Elementary recently announced its most recent honor roll.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Smiley Elementary

Smiley Elementary School recently named the following students to its honor roll.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Bradwell Institute

Bradwell Institute recently named the following students to its honor roll.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Student earns Color Rocks Foundation honor

Nicholas Carter of Liberty County High School is one of 12 seniors to be honored last month by the Colored Rocks Foundation at the Carter Presidential Center in Atlanta.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


SavTech team wins at SkillsUSA

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College students won 12 medals at the 2014 SkillsUSA Postsecondary State Conference on March 13-15 at the Georgia International Convention at Atlanta Technical College.

April 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI FBLA members ompete at state

Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America members recently competed in the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta. In addition to attending workshops and an awards ceremony, the students visited the Atlanta Americas Mart for a tour of the business marts. Bradwell FBLA adviser Pamela Woodard traveled with the students.

April 05, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


FLE students get a 'snow day'

At the beginning of each nine-week grading period at Frank Long Elementary, students take a STAR Early Literacy Test to determine an Accelerated Reader points goal. During the nine weeks, students read and take tests on books within the assigned reading zone. Students must maintain an accuracy goal of 85 percent or higher during the grading period. Students who meet both the points and accuracy goals get a reward.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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