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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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‘Candy Land’ is the setting for a special prom

Students spent an evening in Candy Land at the second annual Liberty County School System Special Needs Gala.

May 25, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Mason Lodge names teacher of year

Hinesville Masonic Lodge 271 recently selected Mercedes Colon-Renta as its 2017 Teacher of the Year.

May 22, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Summit for educators on students' health

The Coastal Health District Chronic Disease Prevention Program will host a School Health Summit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 31, at ...

May 20, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Lawmaker hears from MMS students

In honor of Earth Day 2017 last month, Debra-Lee Adams' third and fifth period English language arts classes at Midway Middle School completed a variety ...

May 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE sees progress on school construction

The Long County Board of Education got an update on construction of the district's new school at their monthly meeting on May 8.

May 17, 2017 | By Justin Hall Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


State media fest judged here

More than 600 K-12 media projects from students across the state were judged in Liberty County April 28 for the Georgia Student Media Festival.

May 16, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


BoE adopts $101M tentative budget, rewords Spandex ban

The Liberty County Board of Education voted 4 to 3 to move forward with a tentative fiscal 2018 budget of $101.9 million.

May 16, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


LCHS grad earns degree, others get honors

Tiara Louise Howard, a 2012 graduate of Liberty County High School recently graduated from Morris College of Sumter, SC.

May 15, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


NAACP addresses controversy

Members of the NAACP attended the Liberty County Board of Education meeting Tuesday.

May 15, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Education


Vote correction: BoE hires new principal for Bradwell

The Liberty County Board of Education hired a new principal for Bradwell Institute Tuesday.

May 12, 2017 | By Patty Leon | Education


High school student artists take center stage

There are a lot of artistic students in Liberty County, and their work was on display during Liberty County High School's and Bradwell Institute ...

May 12, 2017 | By Tiffany King | Education


Look ma, no gas pedal: Students build electric car

The wheels were turning on Saturday - literally - as students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy showcased a working electric vehicle they built as part of Holly ...

May 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long County HS spotlights student art

Long County High School recently had its third annual High School Art Show. Parents, faculty, students and community were encouraged to look at the students ...

May 09, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Education


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