It's a busy time of year for Liberty County Pre-K students and staff. They celebrated Children's Book Week during Nov. 15-19. Everyone enjoyed daily themes - like hat day, crazy sock day, mismatch day and team spirit day - that encouraged students to get excited about books and reading.
SAVANNAH - Beginning in January, Savannah Technical College will offer a full slate of firefighting certification and instructional programs including:
Author Pam Alexander recently visited Smiley Elementary School and talked to students about the importance of reading and understanding history.
Liberty County High School made a donation of food and money to the Liberty County Manna House to help feed families who normally would go without a Thanksgiving dinner. LCHS Principal Paula Scott encouraged students and teachers to donate to the Manna House. The JROTC program spearheaded the fundraiser along with the Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning Entrepreneurial Ventures (Real) Club in collecting the school's donations of money and food.
Walker Middle School FBLA members participated in the second annual "Warm a Life" campaign this year. The students collected new and used blankets to hand out to local homeless people and shelters. They partnered with Mark Cooper of Factor's Cottage, Inc., who first encouraged the club to help him with his annual blanket drive. Last year, the club donated about 60 blankets. This year, the club exceeded its previous total and donated more than 90 blankets and 60 jackets to help warm the lives of others at Christmas. The blankets will be handed out on Christmas Eve.
Frank Long Elementary students recently enjoyed a "Read'in Lock'in" and pajama day as part of Children's Book Week.
Hannah Montana, Little Red Riding Hood and even Santa Claus came to town on Friday.
Bradwell Institute teacher Joy McCook, center, recently received a new teacher assistance grant from Georgia Power.
Col. Paul Cordts, commander of Winn Army Community Hospital, spoke to 200 JROTC cadets, students and staff from Liberty County High School at the annual Cadet Military Ball on Saturday, Nov. 6.
In 1913 Franklin K. Matthiews, the librarian for the Boy Scouts of America, proposed creating a week-long celebration of children's literature, Children's Book Week.
During this year's American Education Week, Nov. 14-20, Snelson Golden Middle School and educators, parents, students and community leaders nationwide will join the National Education Association in raising awareness about the need to provide every child with a quality public education.
Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., announced last week that 23 students in the First Congressional District of Georgia, including two students in Liberty County, have received nominations to United States service academies. The students were interviewed for consideration into the class of 2015 by Kingston and the Military Academy Board. Interviews were conducted at Bethesda Home for Boys in Savannah on Oct. 18.
Fort Stewart officials met with superintendents from Bryan, Chatham, Liberty and Long counties on Tuesday to discuss options for dealing with complaints that parents submitted during a spring meeting with the school districts' representatives.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University's fall enrollment has reached yet another record high of 7,682 total number of students enrolled, an increase of nearly two percent from the fall 2009 count of 7,538. Undergraduate enrollment saw an increase of 4.6 percent, from 6,612 to 6,918 for the same period of time.
In 2014-15, schools in Liberty and Long counties performed below state averages in most subjects, according to the Governor's Office of Student Achievement.
It appeared that Liberty County middle schools would start later this coming school year when the Board of Education narrowly approved a schedule change earlier ...
Button Gwinnett Elementary School
ATLANTA - Rachel Trawick, who has ties to this area, recently received the Georgia State University Department of Respiratory Therapy Student Service Award.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence at Fort Gordon in Augusta on ...
Chelsea Marie Turner graduated from Valdosta State University with a master's degree in clinical psychology after the fall semester.
Frank Long Elementary School recently announces its 4th nine weeks honor rolls:
STATESBORO - Desiree Riley of Allenhurst was one of three Georgia Southern students to receive an Averitt Award for Excellence in Graduate Research and Instruction at ...
Liberty County School Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee alleges she has been the victim of bullying and threats made by Board of Education member Marcus Scott ...
Taylors Creek Elementary School recently announced its 4th nine weeks honor rolls:
Liberty County High School
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently announced its 4th nine weeks honor rolls:
Caleb Sanker will have his artwork displayed for all Bradwell Institute students to see in the coming years.
VALDOSTA - Landis Johnson of Hinesville has received Valdosta State University's 2016 Sigma Alpha Chi Mac Award.