During the summer, the Liberty Elementary School media center will open from 10 a.m.-noon June 5 and 19 and July 17, and Midway Middle's media center will open from 10 a.m.-noon June 12 and 26 and July 10 and 24.
Associates at Liberty College and Career Academy recently participated in mock job interviews during Professionals and Youth Day.
Effective Saturday, five-year Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer will be retired, with sun and sand awaiting her.
Bradwell Institute is one of six Georgia schools that will receive a Department of Defense Education Activity grant to expand Advanced Placement programming beginning this fall.
Long County High School held its graduation ceremony Friday night at Veterans' Field in Ludowici. This year, 129 students received diplomas and the class produced 29 honor graduates - the most in school history. Cassandra Pelton was the 2013 class valedic-torian, and Luke Golden was the salutatorian.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy graduated it's fifth and largest senior class Saturday morning at Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel, where families and friends gathered to bid the budding seniors farewell.
Liberty County High School graduated 236 seniors from its class of 2013 during an early morning ceremony Saturday at Donell Woods Stadium.
For 370 Bradwell Institute seniors, a milestone 13 years in the making arrived Friday.
Interstate Credit Union recently announced its second annual "Extreme Makeover: Classroom Edition" contest.
Liberty County schools let out for summer today, but the annual occasion may be bittersweet for members of the Jordye Bacon Elementary School community.
The statewide high-school graduation rate rose more than two percentage points from 67.4 percent in 2011 to 69.7 percent in 2012 - but both high schools in Liberty County soar above that rate.
The community contributed in a major way this year to help Midway Middle School round up plastic bottles and cans - and the effort paid off.
Liberty Elementary participated in the recent Midway Day Festival. Midway showcased its city during Georgia Cities Week, which took place April 20-27.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 22, 2013 - Students, teachers and parents of the Defense Department's schools can be confident that despite the department's upcoming civilian furloughs, the school year will start on time, the Department of Defense Education Activity's director said today.
Seventeen seniors received their high-school diplomas Friday during Faith Baptist Christian Academy's senior commencement ceremony in Ludowici. Three students delivered speeches to the packed church.
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.