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WPE online gallery is second in state

The Waldo Pafford Elementary online art gallery has been rated No. 2 in the state by a website, according to a news release.

October 24, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Elementary gets Target grant

Liberty Elementary media specialist Kristi Craven recently won a $2,000 grant from Target department stores. The funds will be dedicated to providing students with media experiences such as special reading events, guest speakers and book donations.

October 24, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


LFMS student council attends conference

Members of Lewis Frasier Middle School's student council recently visited Atlanta for a leadership conference for middle-school students.

October 24, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Liberty Elementary

First grade: Zy'kira Anderson

October 24, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI media department earns top honor

The Bradwell Institute media department recently received the highest honor for library media programs in the state.

October 23, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Button Gwinnett Elementary

First grade: Nikhiya Alexander

October 23, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Honor roll: Frank Long Elementary

First grade: Laila Addis

October 23, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long FLBA students at state fair

Thirty-nine students in grades six through eight from the Long County Middle chapter of Future Business Leaders of America attended the Georgia FBLA Fall Leadership Motivational Rally on Oct. 10 in Perry.

October 20, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Former Stewart CSM gets Savannah Tech job

SAVANNAH - Jeff Ashmen has been selected as its military-outreach coordinator at Savannah Tech College.

October 20, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Essay contest for seniors of color

ATLANTA - Fifteen Georgia seniors have a chance to win the third annual Colored Rocks Prize in a competition launched this week by the Colored Rocks Foundation.

October 19, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Police, firefighters serve meals to students

"I want to be just like you," a boy told Hinesville firefighter Alex Mason at Frank Long Elementary School on Wednesday.

October 18, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


Picnic for parents, Clifford

Lyman Hall Elementary students and their families enjoyed hot dogs and books Oct. 1 at the school's third annual Book Fair Picnic.

October 17, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Pre-schoolers art will greet governor

Kathryn Nelson's class at the Liberty County Pre-K Center helped with an art project to prepare for Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's upcoming visit to Liberty County. Deal will address an audience from 10:45 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Bradwell Institute's Olvey Field. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at 368-4445.

October 16, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools digesting national lunch week

Liberty County's 14 public schools are celebrating the benefits of eating healthy lunches through Friday. National School Lunch Week officially began Monday. The Liberty County School System was closed Monday for Columbus Day and closed Tuesday for a teachers' furlough day.

October 16, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | Education


LCCA offers brunch, briefing enhancements

Liberty College and Career Academy CEO Tom Alexander on Friday updated Liberty County School System administrators and board members on LCCA program developments as culinary-arts students served a restaurant-style brunch they had prepared.

October 14, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge | 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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