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Early CRCT results worry superintendent

ATLANTA -- Georgia schools Superintendent Kathy Cox says some school systems have raised concerns about results of tests gauging student competency.

June 04, 2008 | Associated Press | Education


High school Graduation Ceremonies 2008

Graduation ceremonies for Liberty County schools are set for next Saturday.

June 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students bring history to life

Fifth graders at Taylor's Creek Elementary took their history lessons personally May 12, wearing wigs, boas and stethoscopes, during their third annual Wax Museum.

May 31, 2008 | By Alena Parker Staff Writer | Education


Get school attendance form for summer driver tests

The Department of Driver Service reminds students needing to test for an instructional permit or driver's license over the summer vacation to get a DDS certificate of attendance form from their school administration before the end of classes.

May 30, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


4H plans summer classes, trips

Wow, can you believe summer is almost here. I bet you're wondering what to do for the next 6-8 weeks.

May 30, 2008 | By Terri L. Thompson 4-H Coordinator, Liberty County | Education


Savannah Tech offers dropout alternative

SAVANNAH -- Gateway to College, a new program sponsored by Savannah Technical College, is a dropout prevention and recovery program focusing on students, ages 16-20, who have either dropped out of high school or are on the verge of dropping out.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Brunswick college gets interim president

ATLANTA -- University System of Georgia Chief Operating Officer Rob Watts announced last week that he has appointed Dr. Valerie A. Hepburn, currently assistant dean of the University of Georgia's College of Public Health, as interim president of Coastal Georgia Community College in Brunswick, effective July 1.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


College honored as Gulfstream supplier

SAVANNAH -- Savannah Technical College has received the Gulfstream 2007 Supplier of the Year Award.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Junior VIP office staff receive scholarships

Barbara Pilkinton of VIP Office recently announced that Brandon Schreihofer and Tesa Strickland have earned scholarships from the business.

May 28, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Economy eating into graduates' plans

Jennifer Barksdale will graduate from Bradwell Institute in two weeks and the slumping economy is getting her to rethink college plans.

May 28, 2008 | By Alena Parker | Education


Saint Leo University opens Savannah center

SAINT LEO, Fla. -- Saint Leo University has moved to a new location in Savannah at 532 Stephenson Avenue. The University's newest location will officially open on Thursday at 11:30 a.m.

May 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


FPCA Interact Club helps fight cystic fibrosis

May 21, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


School thanks businesses for support

LUDOWICI -- Smiley Elementary School faculty, staff and students recently recognized Altamaha Federal Credit Union for its support of at the school.

May 20, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


BPC graduations Saturday

MOUNT VERNON -- Brewton-Parker College will hold graduations in both Mount Vernon and Hinesville, May 10.

May 20, 2008 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County High has freshman orientation

LUDOWICI -- Long County High School had its freshman orientation this on April 24 in the cafeteria. An estimated 200 parents and upcoming ninth-graders attended.

May 20, 2008 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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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


Liberty 4-Hers compete at district

Liberty County 4-H members presented demonstrations on a variety of topics - including aquaponics, iPhone apps, volcanoes and bald eagles - at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 22 in Alma.

April 02, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI media center named one of the best

The days when school libraries were hushed environments where students sat hunched over musty books are long gone, as demonstrated by Bradwell Institute's award-winning media center during an open house last Friday.

April 02, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


What type of schools will Liberty operate?

Liberty County public schools soon may change the way they operate to comply with the Flexibility and Accountability Act for Student Achievement, which requires school districts to select a specific school model.

April 01, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Testing remediation set for classtime

For the first time ever, the Liberty County School System will conduct Criterion Referenced Competency Test remediation during the school year. In years past, remediation for the standardized tests was held during the summer, school officials said.

March 30, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Head Start touts kids' progress at open house

Liberty County Head Start held an open house for students' parents Monday to show how far their little ones have progressed.

March 28, 2014 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


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