ALBANY - Darton State College has announced that Ashley Riles, a graduate of Bradwell Institute, won the Dean Scholar Award for the 2013-14 academic year.
Speaker, educator and activist Jason Etheridge, also is known as Mr. E, recently spoke at Walker Middle School to help prepare the kids for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test.
One of the Kiwanis Club's objectives is to encourage people around the world to read, and with thanks to 157 volunteers, 168 early childhood classes were treated to guest readers Thursday and Friday.
Liberty County High School hosted their annual art festival Thursday, showcasing the students' artistic talent.
Pre-K registration for the Liberty County School System will be from 8 a.m.-noon at 206 Bradwell St. Children must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013. The following documents are required: original birth certificate; Social Security card; Georgia certificate of immunization (3231); Georgia certificate of ear, eye and dental (3330); proof of address; proof of residency (lease or property-tax statement); and photo ID of parent or guardian (guardianship documents if applicable). Children do not have to be present for registration. For information, call 876-0773.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday approved sexual-education resources in accordance with state guidelines.
Here are Liberty County's winners of an essay contest held in conjunction with Georgia Cities Week.
Bradwell Institute's guidance and counseling department has been named a national model for school counseling programs, a designation awarded by the American School Counselor Association's Recognized ASCA Model Program, or RAMP.
Many families often wonder what will happen to their children after high-school graduation, and the thoughts can be especially daunting for parents of students with disabilities.
COVINGTON - Members of the Liberty County High School FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Greenhand Jamboree and Success Conference, held March 8-9 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center.
When Bradwell Tigers convene for spring football practice in coming weeks, they'll have a new coach at the helm whose former team is a reigning region champion with recent state titles.
Internet safety, types of pianos, pork production and the solar system were demonstration topics presented by Liberty County 4-H members at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 23 in Alma.
Snelson-Golden Middle School recently was among the area's top can-tab donators to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
The Long County School System recently was recognized for exceeding state requirements for spending on classroom instruction.
Taylors Creek Elementary School students learned recently about the area's roots from people who have seen the area grow and change firsthand.
Bradwell Institute won the 2014 Georgia Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Competition.
Liberty County School System's two high schools were named to Georgia's Access and Support Schools list last month. This distinction shows that 30 percent of the district's students who identify as African-American or Hispanic have taken advanced-placement courses and earned scores of 3 or higher on their AP exams.
Liberty County Schools Superintendent Dr. Valya S. Lee recently was honored by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus for her contributions to education.
Area college administrators maintain dual-enrollment can help high-school students get a jump on their post-secondary educations and, in some cases, provide them the skills to be more competitive in the job market right after high-school graduation.
Serena Burkart, a fourth-grader at Frank Long Elementary, was the top Accelerated Reader participant for January. She eared 60.1 points with 95 percent accuracy.
School and Bradwell Institute have been recognized by Georgia State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge as 2014 Advanced Placement Honor Schools.
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.