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State honors Long County schools

Georgia Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Barge recently recognized state public schools that attained Title 1 Distinguished School status this year. Long County's Walker Middle and Smiley Elementary schools were among those honored.

February 22, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Local earns bachelor's at AASU

Amanda Kathleen Herring of Savannah, formerly of Hinesville, graduated cum laude with honors on Dec. 11 from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah. She earned a bachelor's of science degree in psychology.

February 21, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor agrees to HOPE rescue plan

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders have worked out a plan for the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship program that would mean recipients would no longer have the promise of a free college education and be required to graduate on time, an official familiar with the negotiations said Thursday night.

February 18, 2011 | By Dorie Turner Associated Press writer | Education


STAR students, teachers honored

Stars in Liberty County's education system took to the stage on Thursday afternoon during the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition luncheon.

February 18, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Gen. Phillips reads to Long County students

Fort Stewart Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Phillips dropped by the Long County Head Start Center last week to read to students in two classes.

February 17, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Kids can be mayors with essay

Georgia Municipal Association is again asking Georgia's sixth-graders what they would do if they were mayors.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Contest asks students the lessons of Holocaust

Middle and high school students are eligible to enter the statewide annual Holocaust art and writing contest sponsored by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Education.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


BI students in state sight-reading chorus

Two Bradwell Institute Chorus students, 12th-grader Ericka Inman and 11th-grader Evan Crowther, auditioned for and were selected to sing in the 2011 Georgia All-State Sight-Reading Chorus.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


Experience nurtures student creativity

Monday Experiences are enrichment activities presented by Jordye Bacon Elementary School personnel to students in third through fifth grade. The activities include selections like crafts, technology enrichment, book club, cooking for kids and sewing.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


JBE teacher is special ed teach of year

Jordye Bacon Elementary teacher Becky Adair recently has been named the Liberty County special education teacher of the year.

February 16, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Education


General’s, VP’s wives tour school

Joseph Martin Elementary students had no idea the vice president's wife was scheduled to visit their school until early Monday morning.

February 16, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Students sample ‘grown-up’ jobs

Students who are still deciding what they'll do when they grow up may have found inspiration Friday when employees of various occupations visited Taylors Creek Elementary for the school's career day.

February 15, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


Special accolade surprises Long Co. teacher

A Long County teacher recently was surprised in her classroom with the news that she had been selected as the special education teacher of the year for the Long County school system.

February 15, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Fourth-grader wins WMS spelling bee

Walker Middle School recently held its annual school-wide spelling bee. This year's winner was fourth-grader Christian Hufler, while the runner-up was fifth-grader Anthony Olivo.

February 15, 2011 | Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


School officials question behavior patterns

Despite a decrease in behavioral issues and violations of the Liberty County school code of conduct, school officials disagree on whether the system has improved during the past few years and on whether punishments appropriately fit the offenses.

February 14, 2011 | Seraine Page | Education


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School system to add position to aid military students moving to Liberty

The Liberty County School System will soon look to hire someone as the coordinator of military family support services for the district.

March 23, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Liberty schools win Reading Bowl

Liberty County schools have made history at the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.

March 22, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Three LCSS schools are Reading Bowl champions

The Liberty County School System has three Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl champions -Lyman Hall Elementary School, Midway Middle School and Bradwell Institute.

March 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Three Liberty schools in state Reading Bowl

Three schools from Liberty County will compete in the statewide Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Saturday in Athens.

March 16, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


BOE approves 2017-2018 school calendar

The Liberty County Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 school calendar that has teachers officially returning to school August 1 and finishing a week before ...

March 14, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Lawmakers honor BI Friends Helping Friends

Bradwell Institute sophomore Alyssa Vanderstow recalled the moment when the Friends Helping Friends club was recognized at the state Capitol during the General Assembly's ...

March 07, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


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