After three years of planning and anticipation, the new Long County High School will open on schedule when the new school year kicks off Aug. 9.
Fort Stewart families stood in long lines Wednesday at Club Stewart for free school supplies and information during Fort Stewart's annual Back-to-School Fair.
The Long County School System will have new bus routes for the upcoming school year, according to Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters. On Monday, Waters told the board of education that the idea of changing the bus routes first was looked into approximately seven months ago. He said that at that time, a consultant was hired to look at the current routes, increased growth and roads in the county, and then bring back possible alternatives. New ...
Fort Stewart has three elementary schools on post and all are preparing to welcome back students while dealing with furloughs for the 2013-14 school year.
More than 250 middle-school students from across the United States took part in a June 8-13 leadership conference in Washington, D.C., including Jada L. O'Neal, a seventh-grader at Lewis Frasier Middle School in Hinesville. O'Neal is the daughter of Leroy M. O'Neal and Sheneda Yopp-O'Neal.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy officials want to put to rest rumors that the private school is closing.
KIDZ-Etc. recently awarded three scholarships to local teens. Luke Golden, Ashley Murphy and Jacob Turner each received a $500 check from Shelby Mock and Linda Futch. KIDZ-Etc. puts on local beauty pageants; proceeds from these events go to fund their scholarship program.
Midway Middle School students and teachers received $250 and toothpaste samples through the Wicked Cool! School Sweepstakes.
STATESBORO - The annual survey on the economic impact of the University System of Georgia reveals Georgia Southern University had a $524 million economic impact on Statesboro and the Bulloch County area and accounted for more than 6,500 jobs in fiscal year 2012.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,444 students for excellence in academics to the 2013 spring semester dean's list.
For his academic performance during fall semester 2013, Carlos Manuel Feliciano of Ludowici was named to the University of North Georgia dean's list. Students who earn a 3.5 grade point average and carry 12 or more credit hours in one semester are eligible for the dean's list. Students also must have no grade lower than B.
Altamaha Federal Credit Union Ludowici presented a $1,000 scholarship to Long County High School graduate Dalton Long. AFCU provides an annual scholarship to distinguished teens from the area.
The Liberty County Board of Education is looking forward to "day one," the first day of the 2013-14 school year.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy Principal Shannon Hickey wants to ensure FPCA students receive a global education to prepare them to live and work in an all-encompassing society. She recently led five students and seven adults on a service trip to Costa Rica.
The Georgia Department of Education recently developed foundational courses for its career clusters/pathways, a new high-school model that will begin with this fall's freshman class.
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.