With the first day of school drawing near, parents of sixth graders starting at Snelson-Golden Middle School in August recently filled the campus media center for the third and final middle school boot camp survival-training workshop.
The 2007 Adequate Yearly Progress test results released this month showed all Long County schools exceeded the academic standards set by the state for the 2006-07 school year.
The plan to build a Liberty County middle school on Fort Stewart has received little public attention, but the preliminary steps, such as an environmental assessment, continue grinding on.
Liberty County's interim school superintendent, Harley Grove, has said he is disappointed the Georgia Department of Education is providing short notice of a Monday opportunity for public comment on revisions to the state's graduation rule.
When school starts in August, students at Walker Middle School will notice a change from last year. That's because students in grades sixth through eighth will be split up, with boys and girls in different classes for most of the day.
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A visit from U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) helped a group of Fleming Boy Scouts move ahead in their training. Boy Scout Troop 461 met with the congressman at McDonald's on Highway 84 in Hinesville as part of the requirements for their first class rank and to receive their national citizenship badge. Many of the boys and their parents took the opportunity to ask questions and take photos with the representative, while Kingston explained his work as a member of the Defense Subcommittee, the importance of serving the country and supporting U.S. troops. Joining the scouts and ...
Hundreds of area residents came out for Project Reach GANG's (God's Anointed New Generation) 10th annual Back-To-School Rally on Saturday in Riceboro's Briar Bay Park.
Pitt named to Georgia Southern dean's list
The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presented five $1,000 scholarships to local students.
Ruthanne Bargeron of Midway was named to the Georgia College and State University president's list for spring semester 2007, according to the university president, Dr. Dorothy Leland.
Katharina Cantor of Hinesville was named to the Georgia College and State University dean's list for spring semester 2007, according to the university's vice president and dean of faculties, Dr. Anne Gormly.
Saturday will be a special anniversary for one local GANG.
The YMCA of Coastal Georgia will present its third annual awards gala at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront in Savannah. This year's theme is "Priceless Achievers."
Liberty County 4-H members competed Nov. 5 for the district Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree in Statesboro.
Schools in Liberty County have been celebrating children's literature throughout this month.
Button Gwinnett and Taylors Creek Elementary schools were recently named to Georgia's Reward Schools list for 2013. Taylors Creek was one of 78 Georgia schools named a highest-performance school, and Button Gwinnett was among the 156 highest-progress schools across the state.
Fourteen educators have been nominated for this year's Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year honor. Each was chosen as their individual school's teacher of the year. This is the second part of the Courier's effort to profile these dedicated educators before the system-wide teacher of the year is announced next week.
Thirteen teachers and one media specialist have been nominated to be this year's Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year.
The Delta GEMS visited Liberty County Head Start in Riceboro on Monday to help pre-schoolers understand Veterans Day.
During the recent Red Ribbon Week at Lewis Frasier Middle School, parents, students and staff formed a human red ribbon to show support for being drug free. Parents, students and staff walked one lap around the school and convened on the football field to form the ribbon. Fort Stewart also sent McGruff the drug dog to make the event a success.
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently hosted its first parent night of the year. Those in attendance discussed the use of Title One money, highly-qualified teachers, measurable goals for staff, measurable goals for students, the Title One parent-involvement budget and district and school policy.
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.
Some Liberty County High School students seem to recite Shakespearian dialogue as easily as they text or Twitter-speak.
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.
First grade: Alexander Bailey
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.
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.
First grade: Taneiha Bowman