ALBANY - Darton State College has announced that Ashley Riles, a graduate of Bradwell Institute, won the Dean Scholar Award for the 2013-14 academic year.
Speaker, educator and activist Jason Etheridge, also is known as Mr. E, recently spoke at Walker Middle School to help prepare the kids for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test.
One of the Kiwanis Club's objectives is to encourage people around the world to read, and with thanks to 157 volunteers, 168 early childhood classes were treated to guest readers Thursday and Friday.
Liberty County High School hosted their annual art festival Thursday, showcasing the students' artistic talent.
Pre-K registration for the Liberty County School System will be from 8 a.m.-noon at 206 Bradwell St. Children must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013. The following documents are required: original birth certificate; Social Security card; Georgia certificate of immunization (3231); Georgia certificate of ear, eye and dental (3330); proof of address; proof of residency (lease or property-tax statement); and photo ID of parent or guardian (guardianship documents if applicable). Children do not have to be present for registration. For information, call 876-0773.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday approved sexual-education resources in accordance with state guidelines.
Here are Liberty County's winners of an essay contest held in conjunction with Georgia Cities Week.
Bradwell Institute's guidance and counseling department has been named a national model for school counseling programs, a designation awarded by the American School Counselor Association's Recognized ASCA Model Program, or RAMP.
Many families often wonder what will happen to their children after high-school graduation, and the thoughts can be especially daunting for parents of students with disabilities.
COVINGTON - Members of the Liberty County High School FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Greenhand Jamboree and Success Conference, held March 8-9 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center.
When Bradwell Tigers convene for spring football practice in coming weeks, they'll have a new coach at the helm whose former team is a reigning region champion with recent state titles.
Internet safety, types of pianos, pork production and the solar system were demonstration topics presented by Liberty County 4-H members at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 23 in Alma.
Snelson-Golden Middle School recently was among the area's top can-tab donators to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
The Long County School System recently was recognized for exceeding state requirements for spending on classroom instruction.
Taylors Creek Elementary School students learned recently about the area's roots from people who have seen the area grow and change firsthand.
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