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Schools unveil first online forum

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.

November 07, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education

Honor roll: FPCA

First grade: Taneiha Bowman

November 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education

Honor roll: Taylors Creek Elementary

First grade: Jarome Adkins

November 06, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education

Long County’s annual Trunk-or-Treat draws crowd

Smiley Elementary School on Friday held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration in the school's parking lot.

November 04, 2013 | By Mike Riddle | Education

Hinesville Ford helps Liberty County High School reach fundraising goal

Hinesville Ford joined Ford dealerships across the county in supporting local schools' fine arts and sports programs, many of which are being cut due to budget constraints.

November 04, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education

Rallying for drug-free living

Button Gwinnett Elementary School students, along with their counterparts at other schools in the Liberty County School System, celebrated Red Ribbon Week Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Button Gwinnett was festooned from top to bottom with large and small red ribbons.

November 04, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education

Medical student inducted into honor society

Rebecca Carter, daughter of Glenn and Becky Carter of Hinesville, recently was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

November 03, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education

Honor group taps BI student

The National Society of High School Scholars recently selected Bradwell Institute student LaTonya Jones of Hinesville to become a member of the organization. The society, formed in 2002, recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.

November 02, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education

Robots inspire Diamond students

A special science project for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students at Fort Stewart's Diamond Elementary School incited students' creativity and appreciation for science, explained Nathaline Simons, who, with Kathy Sheets, helped organize the school's Robot Fest, held Thursday morning in the gymnasium.

November 01, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Education

Volunteers support Long school-meal program

Volunteers from around the Long County community came out recently to support the school system's lunch program as part of the National School Lunch Week celebration.

November 01, 2013 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education

Company helps students make mummies

Target Distribution presented a $1,000 grant to Frank Long and Lyman Hall elementary teacher Becky Busby's fifth grade, for an "Emerging Egyptologists" project.

October 31, 2013 | Staff report | Education

Lewis Frasier FBLA members attend rally

Lewis Frasier Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America members attended the Fall Motivational Rally on Oct. 10 in Perry.

October 31, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education

Youth ChalleNGe teacher honored

SAVANNAH - Junior Achievement of Georgia-Coastal Region will honor the 14th annual Savannah Business Hall of Fame inductees and the 2013 Educator of the Year, Denise Fisher of Fort Stewart's Youth ChalleNGe Academy, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

October 31, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education

GSU sends mascot into space

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has embarked on a journey on which no Eagle has ever gone before.

October 30, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education

Schools hear parents' concerns

The Liberty County School System hosted a community forum Tuesday to hear concerns from parents and other members of the community.

October 25, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education

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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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