Georgia Southern University students from the Liberty County area have been named to the President's List for the Spring 2008 term. These students have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester.
The two top spellers from each third-grade class participated in Smiley Elementary's annual spelling bee. After many rounds, Cammie Hannula was named the winner for the 2007-2008 school year. First place went to Trevelyan Geer; second place went to Kylee Proffitt, and third place went to Christopher Lewis. All participants received a certificate and gift bag. Winners were awarded a certificate and trophy.
A Midway Middle School teacher will travel halfway around the world to see what it is like on the other side of the desk as part of a study tour with the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program.
LUDOWICI -- Smiley Elementary had its annual Spring Fling on May 6.
The following area students are Spring 2008 graduates of Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Ga.
Sixth-graders at Lewis Frasier Middle School recently reached a helping hand back to the grade below by raising enough money for the younger students to get their reward for graduating from the DARE program.
The Long County Board of Education recently narrowed the field of superintendent candidates from 20 to 3.
Long County High School held its 2008 Senior Banquet on May 22 at the school cafeteria. Many graduating seniors received awards for outstanding achievement.
As the school year wound down, Walker Middle School left its eighth-graders with some possible ideas for future careers as they make the transition to high school.
Atlanta - The 2008 Report Card for Parents, a searchable database of statistics on Georgia's public schools, is now available and posted on the Web site of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation at www.gppf.org.
Reidsville - Two Bradwell Institute students were awarded the Canoochee EMC Foundation Inc. scholarship at an award ceremony Monday night at Bradwell Institute.
Students from the Liberty County High Art Club recently spent a Saturday morning painting the front windows of the Woodlands Senior Rehabilitation Center with a tropical-ocean themed mural for the Woodlands Cruise Line Virtual Tropical Cruise.
The Board of Education began its May monthly meeting by listening to a high school student express concern regarding the new high school uniform policy, slated to go into effect next school year.
With last year's state high school graduation rate at 72 percent, students who make it to the commencement stage are completing a statistical feat, regardless of class rank.
A state university in California has decided that anthropology can be substituted for U.S. history, raising the ire of at least one history professor, who thinks something vital is lost in the exchange.
As Head Start commemorates its 50th anniversary this week, the news coverage has been dominated by participants and alumni of the preschool program for low-income families praising its effectiveness and value.
The Delaware House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to support a testing opt out bill that is strongly opposed by the state's governor, Delaware Online reports.
The life of a schoolteacher isn’t easy. In fact, being a teacher might be the most stressful job in the world.
With the possible extinction of in-state tuition and rising costs of higher education, college affordability is becoming an even larger factor for students seeking degrees than ever before, especially for those who study out-of-state.
The future of this year's graduating class will be shaped by a past unique from that of any of their predecessors’ — the U.S. has been at war for the majority of their lives.
A star student from Memphis, Tennessee, who was accepted to all eight of America's prestigious Ivy League schools has said not and is headed south to the academically humble-if-football-proud, University of Alabama instead.
2014-15 truly was a banner year for the Marne Community & Spouses' Club, and several high-achieving students in military families will reap the benefits.
Paula Scott thinks it's time to let someone else be the principal of Liberty County High School.
There’s been somewhat of a debate in recent years about whether college students should own a credit card.
There was some good news and bad news at last Monday's Long County Board of Education meeting.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
Long County High School hosted its annual Blue Tide Drum-Line Competition on May 2.
Student loans might not be as scary as you think.
College life isn’t easy. Between full class schedules, maintaining friendships and studying for finals, today’s American students aren’t strangers to feelings of anxiety or depression.