As a way to offer support for families affected by the deployment, the Liberty County Pre-K has organized a Deployment Support Group. Pre-K parents meet informally to offer each other support and friendship during the deployment. As a special treat for group participants this month, Santa Claus visited with the children of deployed soldiers and posed for individual photographs. The group plans to meet at least once a month for the remainder of the school year.
Four students from Liberty County and four students from Richmond Hill have been nominated to U.S. service academies. Rep. Jack Kingston's office made the announcement on Tuesday, congratulating 17 total nominees from Georgia's First Congressional District.
The Far East is nearly within reach for a handful of nursing and health-care students at Armstrong Atlantic University who have been selected for a new study abroad program. AASU's Office of International Education received a $16,000 grant that will help foot the bill for 14 students to learn about Chinese medicine next summer.
Each month, Smiley Elementary School honors students who consistently exemplify positive character traits.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School had a Science Fair on Dec. 3-4.
The Midway Middle school parental Involvement committee hosted a Veterans Day breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 10, in recognition of retired, deployed and active duty military parents.
Liberty Elementary School presented its Christmas play "Cookin Up Christmas" on Dec. 10 in the cafeteria. There were many in attendance to enjoy the presentation.
The Liberty County Board of Education has been recognized by the Georgia School Boards Association as a School Board of Distinction.
CenturyLink has helped students at Snelson-Golden complete a project, faculty members say.
Joseph Martin Elementary School has implemented a staff and student mentor program this school year called the PAL Program. It pairs volunteer staff members with specific students with the goal of providing extra support to the students. Staff members serve as PALs by monitoring academic progress and reinforcing the successes of their students. The PAL staff and students were recently treated to a pizza party, and students received free JME T-shirts courtesy of a grant.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy has joined the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program, which provides tax credits for donations to private school scholarship funds.
Students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School delighted to see their principal, Dorothy Cottom, lifted onto the roof of the school Thursday, Nov. 19.
More than 700 graduating students will be on hand to receive diplomas during Armstrong Atlantic State University's winter commencement ceremonies on Saturda.
Liberty College and Career Academy will receive $3 million in state funding to help build a campus and jump-start the development of high school and college-level programs. The announcement was made Wednesday by the office of Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle.
As Head Start commemorates its 50th anniversary this week, the news coverage has been dominated by participants and alumni of the preschool program for low-income families praising its effectiveness and value.
The Delaware House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to support a testing opt out bill that is strongly opposed by the state's governor, Delaware Online reports.
The life of a schoolteacher isn’t easy. In fact, being a teacher might be the most stressful job in the world.
With the possible extinction of in-state tuition and rising costs of higher education, college affordability is becoming an even larger factor for students seeking degrees than ever before, especially for those who study out-of-state.
The future of this year's graduating class will be shaped by a past unique from that of any of their predecessors’ — the U.S. has been at war for the majority of their lives.
A star student from Memphis, Tennessee, who was accepted to all eight of America's prestigious Ivy League schools has said not and is headed south to the academically humble-if-football-proud, University of Alabama instead.
2014-15 truly was a banner year for the Marne Community & Spouses' Club, and several high-achieving students in military families will reap the benefits.
Paula Scott thinks it's time to let someone else be the principal of Liberty County High School.
There’s been somewhat of a debate in recent years about whether college students should own a credit card.
There was some good news and bad news at last Monday's Long County Board of Education meeting.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
Long County High School hosted its annual Blue Tide Drum-Line Competition on May 2.
Student loans might not be as scary as you think.
College life isn’t easy. Between full class schedules, maintaining friendships and studying for finals, today’s American students aren’t strangers to feelings of anxiety or depression.
The Snelson-Golden Middle School class of teacher Cathy Rutland received a visit from a team of Savannah Technical School of Dental Hygiene students Monday, April 27.