Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America traveled to Birmingham, Ala. in November for the National FBLA Fall Leadership Conference.
The following Hinesville and Allenhurst students are candidates for degrees from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro for the fall 2007 term:
Author Pam Alexander visited Smiley Elementary School on Dec. 11. Alexander, a former history teacher in the Tattnall County School System turned author and illustrator, brought her magic to the school and wowed both students and teachers. Along with co-author Rhonda Frost Petty, Alexander is most known for her history series on "Yumion the Vidalia Sweet Onion." The character is an onion that travels throughout Georgia teaching and learning about the state's history. The series ...
The Liberty County schools will have a Veterans Day holiday next year, thanks to last-minute schedule juggling by the BoE recently.
Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health was recently awarded a two-year $500,000 grant from the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany to develop a comprehensive assessment of community needs in the hospital's Southwest Georgia service area.
Chris Anderson has been chosen the new principal of Liberty Elementary School where he will take over when classes resume in January.
Frank Long Elementary School hosted its annual school spelling bee for fourth and fifth grade students.
Beginning Computer Skills A great class for anyone who knows they aren't a whiz at using a computer keyboard, mouse or knowing what goes on inside that computer box. Begins Jan. 15, also on Jan. 17 Fee: Free Computer Essentials Learn what manages and runs your computer so you can be in control; file management (copy, move, finding lost files, loading software), organizing your hard drive, short cut operations with mouse skills, icon creations, ...
Compassion: Midway Middle School students of the month for December include Jeremy Scott, Lauren Perez, Erin Prostrello, Mary Williams, Ashley Marshall, Austin Eisner (not pictured), Kelly McCall, Christiana Ceniceros, Ceera Holmes (not pictured) and Carel (Alex) Tate. All these students displayed the character of compassion.
A Christmas tree in the Division for Exceptional Learning entry way at the Liberty County Board of Education office was decorated using handmade ornaments, made by students from the following classrooms: Kelli Greene, Lewis Frasier Middle School; Launa Chamberlin, Liberty County High School; Betty Cashon, Beth Burrill and Courtney Hood, Pre-K; Trang Black and Fran North, Snelson-Golden Middle School; Michelle Starrett, Waldo Pafford Elementary School; Sparina Williams, Frank Long Elementary School; and Linda Lynn, Taylors ...
The Waldo Pafford Elementary School Kids Care Club recently put together holiday gift bags and presented them to the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 46 as a "Bringing Good Moments" project.
When Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy counselor Elaine Lacy walks into the office each morning, she is focused on one thing: What she can do that day to help each of her cadets continue toward a brighter future.
Armstrong Atlantic State University student and Midway student Robert Rancourt was awarded a Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics scholarship.
Two local students attend a career development event sponsored by the Agricultural Education program. The competition took place at Ware County High School in Waycross. Yaritza Calo (right), a ninth-grade student, placed third in the junior division. She was given 60 minutes to create a corsage and bud vase for a young male to present to his date for a dance. Antonia Gorham, 12th-grade student, placed sixth in the senior division. She was given 30 ...
Long County High School had its Club International participate in the International Festival recently at Mill Creek Park in Statesboro.
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.