During a recent visit to the Capitol, Bradwell Institute FBLA members, started out by meeting Gov. Sonny Perdue and taking a group picture with FBLA'ers from across the state.
Nearly 200 high school seniors attended the fifth annual Scholars Day at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
Anyone interested in pursuing a graduate degree at Georgia Southern University is invited to attend an information session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 in Henderson Library, Room 1300 on the University campus in Statesboro.
Seven Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each are available.
Kenisha Mobley, a marketing management student at Savannah Technical College, was named college winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership at the selection committee meeting on March 19.
The Long County Board of Education met twice in the month of March to complete the monthly agenda.
Long County roadways are much tidier after the local 4-H Club took part in a spring clean-up effort while also participating in a district-level competition recently.
Long County High School will have four students participate in the Healthcare Occupational Students of America national competition in Florida in June.
The Coastal Electric Cooperative Foundation is accepting applications for the 2007 Foundation Scholarship.
Long County's Smiley Elementary School recognized the 50th anniversary of Dr. Seuss' Cat in the Hat, with the Read Across America celebration.
Bradwell Institute floral design students, under the instruction of Chansi Coleman, worked for months creating the perfect mock wedding celebration as a class project.
A month after introducing a new-and heavily debated prom policy, Liberty County high school principals have reversed a decision to prohibit juniors and seniors from bringing "outsiders" as guests to this year's prom.
Bradwell Institute teacher Debra Stevens has joined the list of Liberty County's National Board Certified Teachers. While NBCTs number well over 50,000 in the country, Liberty County's school district has 10. NBCT is the highest
Waldo Pafford Elementary School hosted its sixth annual Parent and Child Fun and Learning Day in January.
Each year the National Council for Exceptional Children designates a week in March to celebrate students with disabilities. This year it was March 4-10 and the Liberty County Division for Exceptional Learning hosted a reception for the teachers of students with disabilities.
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.