The 2014-15 school year will bring changes for some children attending Georgia schools. Health department officials in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties want to make communities aware of those changes before the end of the current school year.
All Long County schools recently took part in the 25th anniversary of National School Breakfast Week.
Last month, 27 Long County Middle School FBLA members competed in the State Leadership Conference in Perry. They took part in events such as public speaking, creed recital, impromptu speaking, battle of the chapters, computer-related skills events and business-related testing events.
Frank Long Elementary and Snelson-Golden Middle schools soon will initiate learning programs designed to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
ATLANTA - Georgia's pre-K Program has begun registration for the 2014-15 school year.
The Liberty College and Career Academy Region 8 held its SkillsUSA competition last month at the Golden Isles Career Academy. The following students placed:
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.
Four Long County High School students participated in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America's 70thannual national leadership conference July 6-10 in San Antonio, Texas, with three of them bringing home medals.
For many students, summer is a chance to unwind, relax and reset for another year of hitting the books.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free on Friday, GSU President Dr. Brooks Keel recently announced.
The flashing yellow school-zone lights along Oglethorpe Highway were a stark reminder Tuesday that a new school year is right around the corner.
More than 2,000 soldiers and family members filled Fort Stewart's Newman Fitness Center Thursday for the first-ever, combined Back-to-School and Community Activities Information Registration Fair.
Danielle Shannon Royal of Hinesville has accepted membership into The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).
Members of the 2014 Leadership Liberty class graduated and were recognized during a dinner July 10 at Spartina Landing.
The Liberty County Board of Education received an update on its upcoming iPad initiative at a scheduled work session Tuesday morning.
The Department of Exceptional Student Services of Long County Public Schools offers special-education services to eligible students. ages 3 through 21, and to children from birth through 21 who have hearing or visual impairments.
Junwei Ren, a 2014 graduate of Bradwell Institute, claimed second place in the nation in computer applications at the recent Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tenn. Georgia FBLA had 56 national winners.
In response to new federal school-nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and the state Board of Education last week initiated the rulemaking process to amend the state-board rule to comply with the federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010.
The National Society of High School Scholars recently announced that Bradwell Institute student Nathanel Johns of Hinesville has been selected to become a member of the organization. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.
Part of a broad new Georgia gun law that took effect July 1 allows school boards to adopt policies that will authorize school personnel to carry guns at school, on buses and at school functions.
CAIR and back-to-school fairs, coming to Fort Stewart on Thursday, will provide one-stop opportunities for soldiers and families to learn more about the communities and schools surrounding the posts.
Area elementary-school-aged students studied up on a variety of subjects at the Georgia Institute of Technology STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Camp last week at Liberty Elementary School.