Liberty County High School juniors got a treat March 14 when motivational speaker Keith L. Brown spoke to their class, along with faculty and staff.
Six members of the Bradwell Institute Chorus were selected to sing in the 2008 Georgia All-State Chorus. Students from all over the state auditioned, and those who passed the auditions performed to standing-room-only crowds at the Savannah Civic Center on Feb. 23. The BI choral director is Amanda Durden.
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Midway Middle School recently named its Students of the Month for March based on citizenship. As the character quality trait changes each month, teachers from the school's 10 academic teams nominate a student who best demonstrates the character trait. The student must also be in good academic standing and exhibit good behavior. MMS has two sixth grade teams, four seventh grade teams, three eighth grade teams, and one special education team.
LUDOWICI -- The Walker Middle School basketball C-team recently had two fundraisers to raise money to buy uniforms and equipment.
As part of Music in Our Schools Month, the Bradwell Institute Music Department performed a concert on March 13 in the school's commons area.
Drama students at Liberty County High School will present "Once Upon a Mattress," at 8 p.m. on March 28 and 29 and at 2 p.m. on March 30.
The national shortage of special education teachers has not fazed Jeanine Robinson's 26-year career.
A little, balsa wood tee that held a golf ball and 40 pounds of other weights has earned a team from Lewis Frasier Middle School a berth in a state competition.
LUDOWICI --Long County High School had a lock-in for 11th grade class on March 14 to help them prepare for the upcoming High School Graduation Test.
LUDOWICI -- Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope reported at the March Long County School Board meeting that the BoE design team had met with architect Craig Shillinger of Southern A & E to discuss the preliminary plans for the new school.
Faith Temple is hosting a fundraising BBQ/yard sale for Jasean Smith on Saturday, March 29, across from King and Son's Funeral Home in Glennville.
SAVANNAH – Patricia O'Day, a practical nursing student at Savannah Technical College has been named as the school's winner of Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.
Students in Lee Christensen's government and economics class at Glennville Christian Academy visited the site of the 2004 G8 Summit on Feb. 26. The juniors and seniors heard an introduction to the purpose and make-up of the G8 Summit in class. In addition to hearing first-hand about the events that transpired during the summit of leading economic powers; Japan, Russia, France, Great Britain, United States, Canada, Italy and the European Union, students and sponsors toured ...
RICEBORO - Hampton Island Preserve, a private, upscale housing development off the coast here, helped teach graders from Savannah Country Day School where the food they eat comes from, the importance of healthy eating and a little about the ecosystem of the Georgia coastal area.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School third-graders recently participated in a book fair in which students "own the character" by dressing the part of a character from their chosen books.
Fort Stewart's three elementary schools are among 60 domestic Department of Defense schools to be assessed this coming year by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND).
The Liberty County School System has launched an initiative aimed at keeping troubled students in school.
Several Button Gwinnett Elementary School students participated in an essay contest for third- through fifth-graders. They wrote on the topic "How can fundraiser money be used to help students and teachers at Button Gwinnett?"
The Bert Show, a syndicated morning radio show broadcast daily on more than a dozen stations, is collecting letters of thanks so every soldier stationed or deployed outside the United States can receive an expression of gratitude on Thanksgiving. Waldo Pafford Elementary students wrote about 450 thank-you letters to contribute to the collection. WPE school counselor Tia Kittles said she was pleased with the students' effort.
Lewis Frasier Middle School teacher Christiana Capp's sixth-grade art class made a banner to welcome home troops returning from deployment.
Long County Middle School FBLA officers traveled Nov. 12-13 to Athens to attend the 2013 Fall Leadership Conference. At the conference, the officers attended a general session where the club was given an award for placing second in the state with its rally chapter banner. The banner's theme was "Leading others every day - that's the Wildcat way! Follow the wildcat tracks to success."
Math teacher Lisa Knight, a 2004 Liberty County High School graduate, was named teacher of the year Thursday during the Liberty County School System 2013 Teacher of the Year celebration dinner at Bradwell Institute.
Members of the Liberty County High School National Honors Society and Student Council did a trick-or-treat food drive Oct. 28 in Hinesville. The students asked for donations of canned goods from residents. Club members collected more than 370 canned goods. All the proceeds were donated to Manna House of Liberty County at 100 Commerce St.
Liberty County 4-H members competed Nov. 5 for the district Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree in Statesboro.
Schools in Liberty County have been celebrating children's literature throughout this month.
Button Gwinnett and Taylors Creek Elementary schools were recently named to Georgia's Reward Schools list for 2013. Taylors Creek was one of 78 Georgia schools named a highest-performance school, and Button Gwinnett was among the 156 highest-progress schools across the state.
Fourteen educators have been nominated for this year's Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year honor. Each was chosen as their individual school's teacher of the year. This is the second part of the Courier's effort to profile these dedicated educators before the system-wide teacher of the year is announced next week.
Thirteen teachers and one media specialist have been nominated to be this year's Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year.
The Delta GEMS visited Liberty County Head Start in Riceboro on Monday to help pre-schoolers understand Veterans Day.