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Reading all the rage at pre-K center

More than 40 families attended the Liberty County Pre-K Center's workshop Wednesday, which was the fourth session in a series dedicated to literacy and reading skills.

April 15, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Ga. scraps high school graduation test

A vote Wednesday by the State Board of Education eliminated the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for those who enter high school in fall 2011.

April 15, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Bradwell singers make state chorus

Five Bradwell Institute students passed two auditions and were selected to perform with the 2011 Georgia All-State Chorus on Feb. 24-26 at the Savannah Civic Center. The BI students performed with students across the state in front of a standing-room-only audience. In addition to sight-singing three melodies and singing solos and scales during the audition process, the students also had to take a written music-theory test. Amanda Durden is the choral director at Bradwell.

April 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI teacher wins award

ATLANTA - Teacher George Holman of Bradwell Institute recently was selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars. A role model to many pupils, Holman was nominated by student Caleb D. Suppa for outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in the classroom.

April 14, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BoE delegation lobbies in D.C.

A delegation from the Liberty County School System met with Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., in the nation's capitol last week to discuss federal policy and its impact on the school system.

April 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Students raise money for Warriors Walk

On Fort Stewart's Warrior's Walk, a tree is planted and dedicated in honor of each 3rd ID soldier killed in the line of duty. Lewis Frasier Middle School's chapter of the National Junior Honor Society recently raised $1,500 to buy 100 wreaths for Warrior Walk. Members of the chapter presented a $1,500 check to Wreath 4 Warrior Walk representatives and participated in the wreath-laying ceremony.

April 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

First grade

April 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Joseph Martin Elementary

First grade

April 11, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Local students send hope to Japan in form of 2,000 cranes

On Monday morning, Diamond Elementary students and staff will see off the shipment of 2,000 paper cranes to Japan in an effort to bring a message of hope and love to an area fraught with despair.

April 11, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Books bond students, guest readers

On Friday, United Way of the Coastal Empire and the Kiwanis Club partnered together for the fourth annual Read Across Liberty program, which supplies students with one free book and guest readers to visit classrooms.

April 11, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Best things: Helpful CRCT preparation tips

Standardized testing is a rite of spring in schools around the country. Liberty County students will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests next week. Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer recently shared with the Courier her top five test-preparation tips for students and parents:

April 09, 2011 | Hollie Moore Barnidge | Education


Students relieve stress, prep ahead of big test

Next week, Liberty County School System students in third- through eighth-grades will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, which measure how well students have acquired necessary skills and knowledge as described in the Georgia Performance Standards.

April 08, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


BI student’s logo design earns him trip to Capitol

Designing award-winning logos is nothing new for Bradwell Institute junior Lawrence Murray.

April 07, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Senior citizens visit elementary school

Seventeen seniors from Senior Citizens Inc. of Hinesville visited Button Gwinnett Elementary last month. The visitors were invited and welcomed by members of the student council. Seniors observed students in their classrooms, participated in readings and other fun academic activities, listened to a program by music teacher James Adams and ate lunch. The seniors, who said they enjoyed meeting the students and visiting the school, wrapped up their visit at 12:15 p.m.

April 06, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Website lets Long parents into school

Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway is encouraging students' parents to use the online resource "BeThere" to offer input about the school.

April 06, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


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Ga. Southwestern announces President's List

Christian Tyson of Riceboro made the Fall 2017 President's List at Georgia Southwestern State University and was among 600 students recognized for scholastic achievement.

January 21, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Georgia College announces graduates

Misty Eastlake from Allenhurst, graduated from Georgia College at the December 2017 commencement ceremony. Eastlake majored in education.

January 21, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Visit by AdvancED postponed

Liberty County School System Interim Superintendent Dr. Franklin Perry said AdvancED notified him today, that they will be postponing their visit.

January 17, 2018 | Patty Leon | Education


School accreditation team coming this week

The school accreditation agency AdvancED will visit the Liberty County School System next week, according to video minutes from the Jan. 9 school board meeting.

January 15, 2018 | By Patty Leon | Education


Ga. Southwestern announces Dean's List

Ashley Anderson of Ludowici made the Fall 2017 Dean's List at Georgia Southwestern State University and was among 600 students recognized for scholastic achievement.

January 14, 2018 | Coastal Courier | Education


Everett earns his doctorate

Dominique Everett, an Oprah Scholar, has earned his doctoral degree in materials engineering from the University of Alabama Birmingham.

January 11, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Education


LCSS announces make-up days

The Liberty County School System released a statement announcing inclement weather make up days. All students and staff are scheduled to report to school on ...

January 11, 2018 | Staff Report | Education


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