Since 1919, communities have been celebrating children's books with National Children's Book Week. Schools in Liberty County have special events, guest readers, contests and reading challenges to celebrate children's books in November.
Last week, Georgia School Superintendent Kathy Cox sent a letter to the Long County Board of Education recognizing all system schools as Title 1 Distinguished Schools.
The Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded eight Bright Ideas grants, totaling $10,472, to Liberty County teachers on Oct. 28. The winners were surprised in their classrooms by the Bright Ideas Prize Patrol, which came with balloons, a check and gifts.
The gym at Midway Middle School was bustling with activity on Oct. 13, as approximately 400 people participated in "CSI: Midway - Curriculum Scene Investigation."
National Children's Book Week has been celebrated since 1919 and is to spread the word about children's literature and encouraging the love of reading.
Fifteen students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy were selected to participate in the 2009-10 Young Adult Liberty Leadership program.
Five students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy were selected to participate in the recent GISA All-Select band and chorus.
Students in Adriana Poole's fourth grade social studies class at Taylors Creek Elementary constructed Native American shelters upon completion of their unit of study on Native Americans.
Bradwell Institute's chapter of Skills USA volunteered to help clean up and restore the old Dorchester school on Saturday, Oct. 24.
The Long County school system went through its Southern Accreditation of Colleges and Schools review Oct. 26-28, and, according to Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters, the system did well.
Joseph Martin Elementary School's staff and students got excited about collecting money for annual United Way campaign this school year.
The third grade students in Debra Crowley and Carol Hough's gifted classes recently creating 3D models of Pilgrim homes.
Students listed on Taylors Creek Elementary School's fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Students who made the honor roll at Snelson-Golden Middle School in the final nine weeks were:
Several students from our area have earned honors at college:
Local school-district officials say that content errors and disruptions during this past year's Georgia Milestones testing were minimal.
Students at Liberty County High School who made the fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Students listed on Lewis Frasier Middle School's fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Two local 4-H students had a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
New University of Texas President Greg Fenves has ordered a sweeping probe into allegations that University of Texas basketball players were given improper academic help to keep them on the team.
Students listed on Joseph Martin Elementary School's fourth nine-weeks "A/B" honor roll were
The SAT, or the Scholastic Aptitude Test, has been undergoing a lot of changes.
HENDERSON, Tenn. - Sarah Butcher from Ludowici was named to the dean's list at Freed-Hardeman University for the spring 2015 semester.
Students named to Bradwell Institute's fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Students named to Lyman Hall Elementary School's fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Students named to Waldo Pafford Elementary School's fourth nine-weeks honor roll were:
Nevada went all in on school choice this month, with the new GOP legislature passing and the GOP governor signing a sweeping bill offering parents direct access to the money used to educate their children.