As a result of the Long County School System's growth, 12 positions will be needed in 2014. The cost to fund these positions is estimated to be just under $600,000, according to a report the board of education heard during its Feb. 25 meeting. The board continued to work toward adopting a budget for fiscal year 2014.
Liberty County will have a strong presence this weekend when the Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl takes over the University of Georgia campus.
The STAR students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy, Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute were recognized Thursday in a sentimental ceremony that also honored teachers, both new and veteran.
Governor's Office of Student Achievement academic auditors on Friday presented preliminary findings of an investigation into Waldo Pafford Elementary School test practices, but the conclusion was ambiguous.
Liberty County High School's Celebrating Student Success dynamic team recently launched a new Senior of the Week endeavor that shines light on seniors who aren't necessarily in the spotlight.
The Governor's Office of Student Achievement representatives this week conducted an audit that questions the honesty of some Liberty County School System class performances on the CRCT.
Hinesville sixth-graders are invited to participate in the Georgia Municipal Association's "If I Were Mayor, I Would …" essay contest.
Twelve students from Long County recently competed in 4-H competitions in Eatonton. The students competed in the annual district project-achievement competition that was held at Rock Eagle Camp on Feb. 8-10. The 10 Walker Middle School students were Brittany DeLoach, Aaron Thacker, Jaidha Buhoveckey, Brittany Aughtman, Mary Cooper, Mohammed Al-Hamad, Breana Harmon, Taylor Burnside, Justin Bustle and Delton Ray. The two Long County High School students were Hawkeye Lynn and Kayla Jenkins. The competitors ...
In support of the American Heart Association's "Go Red for Women" fight against heart disease, the faculty, staff, and student body of Liberty Elementary School participated in National Wear Red Day on Feb. 7. Principal Chris Anderson encouraged the entire faculty and staff to wear red and spread the news about heart disease. The school's nurse, Katie Johnson RN, BSN, shared information with the faculty and staff about the disease.
Seven Liberty County junior and senior 4-H members competed at the Southeast District Project Achievement competition Feb. 8-10 in Eatonton.
The Liberty County Board of Education is seeking community feedback on whether to change its school times for the coming school year.
Liberty and Long county schools will resume classes tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 27. All students and staffers should report to school at the regular time, according to Superintendents Dr. Judy Scherer and Dr. Robert Waters.
The Liberty and Long county school systems will be closed to students on Tuesday due to weather conditions.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday held its annual Student Teacher Achievement Recognition ceremony at Coastal Manor Long Term Care Facility in Ludowici. Chamber member Elise Stafford welcomed the crowd of about 50, and Janet Watford presented the two awards. This year's STAR student is Dalton Long, and the STAR teacher is Christi Crews.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy recently raised a record $2,809.40 during its annual Math-A-Thon fundraiser.
Controversial topics were back on the table Tuesday as the Liberty County Board of Education discussed proposed revisions to its code of conduct for the coming school year.
Staff and students of Lyman Hall Elementary School recently rallied to help one of their own - and 23 others - afford a night's stay at the Ronald McDonald House in Charleston.
SAVANNAH - Richard Watkins, son of Jan Williams and Pat Watkins of Midway, graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University on May 4.
It's been nearly a decade since Liberty County 4-H had a high-school senior win a statewide 4-H Achievement Scholarship. However, Liberty County High School student Donnie Pulliam changed that this year.
Liberty College and Career Academy students recently spent a day at the Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah campus.
The Liberty County School System was Georgia's sole presenter during the National School Boards Association conference in San Diego.
The Courier on Wednesday printed incorrect CCRPI scores for Long County's schools, an error that originated from variations in Georgia Department of Education data online.
With the end of their middle-school days fast-approaching, eighth-graders from Lewis Frasier Middle School recently visited Bradwell Institute for an orientation and campus tour.
They have spent Thursday mornings during the past year counting, packing and sorting thousands of meals for the Liberty County Backpack Buddies program, and 12 students from Liberty County High School's life-skills class were recognized for their efforts this week.
The Liberty County School System could use some improvement in its middle-grades performance, according to Georgia's College and Career Ready Performance Index grades released Tuesday.
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