We had to do a map project that was all about learning how to understand different maps. We had to look at the population of the states, the Great Lakes and the number of representatives from each state. We also learned about the average family, and the number of kids 18 and under in the U.S.
Mya Gilliard's media festival project, "Mya's Top 10 States" won at the International Media Festival. It also was voted judges' favorite and best of festival. She is the daughter of Pete and Vivian Gilliard, and is in Dr. Mattie Brown's fourth-grade class at Jordye Bacon Elementary.
First-grader Semari Shepard from Tania Daughtry's class checks out Button Gwinnett Elementary School's first library book of the school year. Helping her is Anttonia Hofmann, library aide. The BGE media center is anticipating a busy and exciting year for students, parents and staff. All classes have visited to tour the library and check out books. The BGE Web site lists upcoming events for students at the center as well as other useful information. Visit http://www.liberty.k12.ga.us/bge
"It's all about leadership," Hinesville Mayor Pro Tem Charles Frasier said to cadets at Youth Challenge Academy on Fort Stewart as they stood at attention with a crowd of about 600 faculty, staff, mentors and family members watching.
The tiny students at Liberty County's Pre-K Center have captured the hearts of a group of 3rd ID soldiers and they're not letting go.
An art class at Bradwell Institute received donations for hands-on projects from a network of anonymous donors.
State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox will speak at the next Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Progress Through People Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 17.
SAVANNAH - The student affairs team from Savannah Technical College's Liberty Campus traveled to Atlanta last month to receive the Governor's Commendation for Customer Service. They were honored to be among the 39 chosen from across the state for recognition. Now, the team has learned it's in the running for the Governor's Annual Award for Excellent in Customer Service and are among a group of finalists to be honored Sept. 28, at the Georgia World Congress Center.
The Board of Education and the Army Corps of Engineers in Savannah were unable to come to a lease agreement by Thursday night, the absolute latest deadline issued by Gilbane Construction Company that would ensure a fall 2010 opening date for the new middle school on Fort Stewart.
2009 LCHS graduate Hillary Scales (music, contemporary vocal) and LCHS students Sideeq Heard (drama) and Jerrica Russaw (dance) participated in the NAACP'S national ACT-SO competition in New York City in July.
Smiley Elementary School has a new media specialist, and even though this is Susan Fuentes' first year working in the library, she isn't new to education.
Armstrong Atlantic State University has started offering a flex term that allows students to complete undergraduate and graduate courses in just seven weeks.
Students in a Liberty Elementary School third-grade class recenty had a mock trial for the Big Bad Wolf.
Button Gwinnett has announced its students of the month for August:
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.