Moving against requests from school administrators, the Liberty County Board of Education voted Tuesday to discontinue funding middle- and high-school graduation coaches.
While the Liberty County Board of Education in recent months has wrangled with complicated budget decisions, information from the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts indicates that four of the seven board members were within the state's top 25 for travel expenditures for fiscal year 2012.
Effective Saturday, five-year Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer will be retired, with sun and sand awaiting her.
Bradwell Institute is one of six Georgia schools that will receive a Department of Defense Education Activity grant to expand Advanced Placement programming beginning this fall.
Long County High School held its graduation ceremony Friday night at Veterans' Field in Ludowici. This year, 129 students received diplomas and the class produced 29 honor graduates - the most in school history. Cassandra Pelton was the 2013 class valedic-torian, and Luke Golden was the salutatorian.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy graduated it's fifth and largest senior class Saturday morning at Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel, where families and friends gathered to bid the budding seniors farewell.
Liberty County High School graduated 236 seniors from its class of 2013 during an early morning ceremony Saturday at Donell Woods Stadium.
For 370 Bradwell Institute seniors, a milestone 13 years in the making arrived Friday.
Interstate Credit Union recently announced its second annual "Extreme Makeover: Classroom Edition" contest.
Liberty County schools let out for summer today, but the annual occasion may be bittersweet for members of the Jordye Bacon Elementary School community.
The statewide high-school graduation rate rose more than two percentage points from 67.4 percent in 2011 to 69.7 percent in 2012 - but both high schools in Liberty County soar above that rate.
The community contributed in a major way this year to help Midway Middle School round up plastic bottles and cans - and the effort paid off.
Liberty Elementary participated in the recent Midway Day Festival. Midway showcased its city during Georgia Cities Week, which took place April 20-27.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 22, 2013 - Students, teachers and parents of the Defense Department's schools can be confident that despite the department's upcoming civilian furloughs, the school year will start on time, the Department of Defense Education Activity's director said today.
Seventeen seniors received their high-school diplomas Friday during Faith Baptist Christian Academy's senior commencement ceremony in Ludowici. Three students delivered speeches to the packed church.
The Governor's Office of Student Achievement has officially closed an investigation into testing practices at Waldo Pafford Elementary School.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Rebecca Woods of Midway has earned a master's of arts in teaching in secondary teacher education from Georgia College and State University.
First grade: Aiden Dover
Three area teens are among 670 college and high-school students who will receive $1,500 scholarships through the 2013 Scholarships for Military Children Program.
World Heritage Student Exchange Program seeks local host families for high-school students from more than 30 countries, including Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, Norway and more.
With less than two weeks to make a decision, the Liberty County Board of Education has named three finalists for superintendent, according to Chairwoman Lily Baker.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School recently released its final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year:
Lyman Hall Elementary School recently released its final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year:
Taylors Creek Elementary recently released its final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.
HOUSTON COUNTY - The Georgia Public Library Service and the state's Path2College 529 Plan once again are partnering on the summer reading program and its summer reading program sweepstakes, which will award a child with a $5,529 college-savings contribution.
Liberty College and Career Academy CEO Tom Alexander pitches the charter school as "not your daddy's trade school," and about 70 middle-school students can say they participated last week in something that's "not your mama's summer camp."
Recent Bradwell Institute graduate Ayonna James has been named a Comcast Leader and Achiever. James will receive a $1,000 scholarship for college. The Comcast program provides one-time $1,000 scholarships to students who strive to recognize their potential, are catalysts for positive change in their communities, are involved in their schools and who serve as models for their fellow students.
Armstrong Atlantic State University's college of education will host a "Become a Teacher" information session from 6-7 p.m. June 18 at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. in Savannah.
The fall and spring regional stock-market game winners from Lewis Frasier Middle School attended the Georgia Council of Economic Education Stock Market Luncheon on May 7 in Atlanta.
Altamaha Technical College recognized eight students from Liberty County during the spring 2013 semester.