On June 30, Gov. Nathan Deal appointed Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya S. Lee to the State Council of the Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission. Lee will fill the position formerly held by retiring Houston County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. James R. Hines.
Terrie Sellers, the former dean at Savannah Technical College's Liberty campus, has been promoted to vice president of student affairs for the whole school.
Liberty County students showed marked improvement in 2014 Criterion Referenced Competency Tests over last year.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 1,162 students to the 2014 spring semester president's list. To be eligible for the list, students were required to achieve a 4.0 GPA and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester. The following students made the list:
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,518 students to the 2014 spring semester dean's list. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade-point average and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester. The following Liberty and Long county students made the list:
All Liberty County schools will embark upon the Liberty Learning Experience during the 2014-15 school year.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced last week that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success, focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions.
Editor's note: The past few months, the Coastal Courier received several letters and phone calls, all anonymous, alleging poor management and questionable use of funds by the Liberty County School System administration, now headed by Dr. Valya Lee. The Courier's policy has been and remains that sources sign and acknowledge the letters we receive for publication, but in some cases, when a slew of letters make similar claims, we look into the matter, report on what we know and offer all sides the opportunity to respond. That is the case here. We began our coverage by bringing the ...
Beginning next month, there will be a new adult-education center in Ludowici.
Five Liberty County High School students were recognized for perfect attendance during the recently completed school year. The students' commitment and dedication were rewarded Friday, May 23. Each student was recognized and received a "We Are Liberty" camp chair.
VALDOSTA - Chantel Boone and Ashley Wilkes of Hinesville, Ash-Lee Brown and Shamiya Neely of Midway, and Gerri Brown of Riceboro recently graduated from Valdosta State University. They were among more than 1,200 students who earned their associate's, bachelor's or master's degrees.
Students who were listed on Liberty County High School's most recent honor roll were:
The Tiger Band Boosters Club of Bradwell Institute picked up a $6,620 check June 12 at Hinesville Ford, giving the band the last bit of money needed to purchase new uniforms to the tune of about $40,000.
The following students were named to the final nine-weeks honor roll at Button Gwinnett Elementary School:
Although the 2014-15 academic year now is in full swing, teachers, school leaders, parents and students still can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education's website.