The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander band performed in May at Walt Disney World Resort. Members traveled from Hinesville to the resort in Florida to take part in a Disney Performing Arts Program.
After 49 years of service, the Liberty County nutrition department and school nutrition staff of Jordye Bacon Elementary served its final meal at the school, which has closed.
JESUP - Interstate Credit Union recently announced its second annual Extreme Makeover: Classroom Edition Contest. The contest will award $3,000 to six teachers. Each winner will receive $500 to improve his or her classroom and create an ideal learning environment for students.
Cmdr. Keith Douglas, TRIDENT Refit facility planning officer, and Bill Johnson, a fourth-year apprentice in TRF's electrical-repair shop, joined representatives from area colleges, universities, military recruiters and local police and emergency-response officials recently at Long County High School for career day.
Recently, 20 local students were educated on geographic-information systems and now are equipped with knowledge on its uses.
Frank Long Elementary held its annual art show in May. Parents were invited to view students' artwork.
A New Beginning Church recently presented $500 scholarships to three Long County High School graduates.
One of Richmond Hill's own has taken the reins of the National Parent Teacher Association and has made history in the process.
In her second day on the job, Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee made staff changes to the central office and two schools.
The Georgia Department of Education on Tuesday announced that Georgia students improved performance in 18 of 30 content areas on the 2013 Criterion Referenced Competency Test scores.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday hired a new superintendent, and asked that she sign her contract and start on the spot.
Parents of students in Liberty County elementary schools no longer will find an alphabetical scale on their children's report cards this fall.
The Governor's Office of Student Achievement officially has closed an investigation into wrong-to-right erasure data for Waldo Pafford Elementary School.
The Governor's Office of Student Achievement has officially closed an investigation into testing practices at Waldo Pafford Elementary School.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Rebecca Woods of Midway has earned a master's of arts in teaching in secondary teacher education from Georgia College and State University.
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.