Third through fifth graders participated in Jordye Bacon ElementarySchool's third annual Black History Quiz Bowl. The students went 21 rounds to decide a winner. The students were given various facts about a person and had to name the person. JB third grade teacher Cela Barrett organized the event.
Bradwell Institute was among the winners in a recent environmental education competition.
One of the winners of the annual Daughters of the American Revolution American History Essay Contest was Hannah Floyd, a student at First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville.
Liberty County High School hosted the first Liberty County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Feb. 21. The competition among the middle school teams was exciting and all of the participants preformed wonderfully.
Community Kidsfest and Tiger 5-K run is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at Bradwell Park in Hinesville.
Registration for the Liberty County Pre-K 2007-08 school year is expected to take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday inside the Pre-K center cafeteria. The child must be age 4 on or before Sept. 1 to be able to register.
Liberty County High School invites the parents and guardians of 9th graders to a parent information night at 6:30 p.m. March 20 in the LCHS cafeteria. Ask about pre-registration, learn about high school graduation requirements, LCHS sports, clubs, and activities, block scheduling and tour the high school.
A few hundred students packed into the Bradwell Institute gymnasium Wednesday afternoon for the school's Black History Month program.
The Bradwell Institute Academic Quiz Bowl Team posted another strong performance at the 2007 Savannah Country Day Invitational Tournament in January.
A Very Different World, a program to prepare youth for the challenges of the 21st century, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Riceboro recreation center.
Long County Chamber of Commerce recognized its local STAR student and STAR teacher Feb. 20 during its monthly meeting.
Honoring students, teachers and administrators who achieve high standards is a big deal for the Liberty County Board of Education.
Bradwell Institute showed rising ninth-graders what they can expect when they enter high school this fall during a freshmen fair Tuesday evening.
As part of its initiative to educate parents, grandparents and caretakers on what it takes for students to achieve academic success, the Liberty County School System on Saturday held its first annual Title 1 Partners in Education Conference. More than 75 people came by the board of education office to participate in various workshops designed to inspire parents to take an active role in their children's education.
To garner increased participation in the school breakfast program, Liberty County schools will recognize National School Breakfast Week on March 3-7. The week's festivities are designed to increase awareness of the system's school breakfast program among students and parents.
The Liberty County High School drama club will be in the running for Georgia high school musical theater's version of Broadway's Tony awards, the Shuler Hensley Awards, when the cast and crew present the musical "The Wizard of Oz" this weekend.
Top Liberty County students and the teachers who most inspire them were recognized Thursday at a Liberty County Chamber of Commerce Progress Through People Luncheon at Connection Church on Patriot's Trail in Flemington. The event, held to honor local STAR (Student Teacher Achievement Recognition program) recipients, was sponsored by Georgia Power and Savannah Technical College. The chamber has honored STAR students and teachers for more than 30 years.
Local high-school students got a feel for how a courtroom works when the Liberty County Bar on Wednesday hosted a law-day program at the justice center, complete with a mock trial. Liberty County High School students were welcomed to Courtroom A in the morning and Bradwell Institute students visited in the afternoon.
The Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made positive impacts in their communities.
The Liberty County Board of Education approved a number of personnel actions Tuesday, including accepting the resignation of Dr. Deborah Rodriguez, assistant superintendent for teaching and learning.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual Student Teacher Achievement Recognition ceremony at the recreation complex in Ludowici. With about 40 people in attendance, Board of Education Chairwoman Janet Watford presented the awards to Long County High School senior Brandon Abbott and teacher Denise Montgomery.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will host five spring Family Days for students and their parents.
Bradwell Institute students were reminded that black history is American history during a Black History Month program Tuesday.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently demonstrated why it's called a "military friendly" school.
ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan, Georgia's 529 college-savings plan, recently kicked off its $25,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes, which will award one Georgia child with $15,000 for his or her college education and the winner's school also will receive $10,000.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's National Youth-At-Risk Center will welcome more than a thousand educators, social workers, community leaders and researchers from across the United States and internationally during the 25th annual National Youth-At-Risk conference March 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah.
Liberty County school-board members witnessed the district's official social-media channels launch Tuesday morning during a regular work session.