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Students help pick lunch selections

Liberty County public-school students won't find high-calorie junk food favorites like chili cheese fries in their school cafeterias anytime soon, but they may find some new, healthier choices taste-tested by their peers.

February 05, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Parents to get comparison reports

The Liberty County School System will send individual student-growth model reports home to parents on Feb. 6. These Georgia Student Growth Model reports indicate how well a student has progressed academically compared to their peers in other school systems, school officials said.

January 31, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Another snow day for Liberty schools

Liberty County Schools will be closed Thursday for all staff and students, according to the district's website. Classes are expected to resume on Friday at the regular time.

January 29, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Liberty schools becoming social digitally

The Liberty County School System, taking its cue from computer-savvy students, has redesigned its district website and will soon officially unveil the system's new Facebook and Twitter pages.

January 28, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Students get 'snow day' as reward

For many kids in Southeast Georgia, seeing snow is only a dream. But for some students at Smiley Elementary School in Long County, that dream came true last Friday when the media center held its first snow day.

January 25, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

First grade : Zy'Kira Anderson

January 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Frank Long Elementary

First grade: Laila Addis

January 23, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE hears about nutrition

The Long County Board of Education recently heard a report from school food director Stephanie Fox on the program's theme for this school year, "A Positive Change."

January 23, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Savannah Tech upgrades Liberty labs

Savannah Technical College – Liberty Campus recently expanded its facilities and areas of study to meet the needs of traditional students seeking viable careers and adult students making career changes to become more marketable in a competitive job market. The college partners with local manufacturers; the Liberty County School System; universities such as Georgia Southern and Armstrong Atlantic State University; and government entities, such as the Liberty County Development Authority, to participate in growing the community's workforce.

January 23, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


FBLA members place at region

Long County Middle School Future Business Leaders of America attended the Region 3 competition Jan. 15 at Savannah Arts Academy.

January 22, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long graduation rate above state's

The Long County Board of Education received good news at its Monday meeting. Long County High School's 2013 graduation rate exceeded its 2012 numbers and the state of Georgia's average. This news followed earlier reports that the school's rate reportedly had decreased from the previous year and was less than the state's 2013 graduation rate of 71.5 percent.

January 20, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


4-H shedules summer camps

Planning for 4-H summer camps is under way, and registration for the June slots is just around the corner.

January 19, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE cuts community-service graduation requirement

In a fast-paced regular meeting of the Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday, the board approved a second reading of two policies effectively eliminating the community-service requirement for graduation.

January 17, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Student nominated for medical congress

James Fox Jr., a senior at Long County High School in Ludowici, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.

January 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCHS students place in FFA contests

Twelve Liberty County High School FFA members traveled last month to Berrien County High School in Nashville, Ga., to compete in Southeast Georgia Career Development Event.

January 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


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Armstrong waiving fees for soldiers

SAVANNAH - To demonstrate its commitment to the military community, Armstrong State University will waive all mandatory student fees for active-duty military starting in the fall semester.

July 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Armstrong waiving fees for soldiers

SAVANNAH - To demonstrate its commitment to the military community, Armstrong State University will waive all mandatory student fees for active-duty military starting in the fall semester.

July 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Two earn college degrees

Pamela Pettis of Chesapeake, Va., recently earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Thomas Edison State College of Trenton, N.J. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Pettis of Hinesville and a 1997 graduate of Bradwell Institute. Pamela is a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy as an engineering limited-duty officer and an officer in charge SWOS at the engineering learning site in Norfolk, Virginia.

July 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Youth get experience, paid training

For many students, summer means swimming pools, suntans and shopping malls. But for 35 Riceboro teenagers, the summer break is an opportunity to gain real-world work experience while exploring career options.

July 16, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


National educator to visit Liberty schools

The Liberty County School System recently announced that it has been chosen by the Georgia Department of Education and the executive office of the president of the United States to host a visit from David Mineta, director of demand reduction for the Office of National Drug Control Policy, on Aug. 27.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Rally focuses on challenging students

Project Reach God's Anointed Now Generation Inc. hosted the 16th annual Back to School Rally on Saturday at Riceboro's community center gym.

July 14, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Education


Educators preparing for upcoming classes

Liberty County School System administrators gathered Wednesday and Thursday at the Performing Arts Center for a Summer Leadership Institute.

July 14, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Ga. Tech, Liberty Ele. team for STEAM camp

The Georgia Tech University STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Camp will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 14-18, for first- through fifth-grade students at Liberty Elementary School.

July 11, 2014 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | Education


Board of Ed talks LCHS fire-protection options

The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday discussed ways to bolster Liberty County High School's fire protection.

July 11, 2014 | Jeremy McAbee | Education


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