SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will have its first Student Development Day on Frida at the Savannah Campus. Built around the theme "Reaching For Success" the day will feature an address by Dr. Earl Suttle, a motivational speaker, and sessions on topics ranging from entrepreneurship to professional etiquette and from money management to strengthening the mind and body. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. in the Eckburg Auditorium with breakout sessions held in classrooms ...
An after-school, free tutorial program is offered at First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church every Monday and Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. Tutoring is available in reading, math, language arts, science and social studies. The church is at the corner of Rebecca Street and West Mills Avenue in Hinesville. For more information, please contact the church at 876-3911.
Frank Long Elementary School hosted its fourth annual Chili Cook Off Thursday night, bringing in full house and rave reviews from faculty, parents and students alike.
Joellyn Francis, a Snelson-Golden Middle School seventh grader, won the 2008 Liberty School System Spelling Bee Friday.
Heidi Minshull and Jessica Adams stand with the result when Adams' Lyman Hall Elementary School class challenged the staff and other students of the school to collect 300 canned goods to be donated to the Manna House. The goal was more than doubled during the week, with a total collection of 718 cans of food. The Manna House representatives thanked the school for the large donation, saying prior to it the shelves at the food ...
Glennville Christian Academy will crown its 2008 homecoming king and queen on Friday evening, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m. in the GCA gym.
Activities at the Live Oak Public Libraries' branches in Hinesville and Midway during February include:
Armstrong Atlantic State University in Hinesville is offering Probate II. Students will be carried through the judicial process in probate with an emphasis on trusts. The class meets from 6-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Liberty Center, Feb. 21 through April 10. The fee is $130 plus textbooks. Call (912) 927-5322 or visit www.ce.armstrong.edu to register.
Members of the Bradwell Institute FFA chapter attended the recent Georgia FFA Career Conference and Greenhand Jamboree at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center.
Lewis Frasier Middle School students received more than a bumper sticker to give to their parents for making the honor roll in the last nine weeks.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia Southern University instructor is scheduled to stand trial Monday on charges he sexually assaulted a male student.
The Liberty County Board of Education asked for comments via the Internet on hiring a new school superintendent. And they got them, almost 200 of them.
Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority is accepting applications for its Head Start centers next school year.
While studying the virtue of generosity in December, the Savannah Country Day School fifth graders collected 77 coats for children in South Africa. The coats were presented to Linnie Darden Jr. of the Southeast Georgia Mission.
A new club came to Hinesville on Jan. 18 when 22 charter members celebrated the organization of a Lewis Frasier Middle School Leo Club. The Hinesville Lions Club sponsored the club for young people ages 12-14.
College Foundation's 10th annual Opportunity Award Gala.
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.