Liberty County's third- through eighth-graders this week will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests.
Liberty County parents, teachers and students now have resolution to an issue that drew heated opinions last month in public forums: the Liberty County Board of Education voted Tuesday to retain current school times.
CASE exchange-student programs invite Georgia families to host a high-school age exchange student for the upcoming school year starting in late August.
Last year, Georgia was among several states to receive a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind benchmark.
Seniors from Bradwell Institute, Liberty County High School and Long County High School came together March 3 at Olvey Field to participate in a class of 2013 Harlem Shake. The event was put together by Ayonna James, Alaitra McGrone and Ja'Kita Crawford. The seniors formed the numeral 13 on the field to show the unification of the three schools.
Joseph Martin Elementary School third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students are participating in an online math program, First in Math, to master basic and advanced skills. Students have progressed at their own paces through interactive math games and have been rewarded for their success.
History recently came to life for fourth-grade students from Waldo Pafford Elementary School.
Teachers and students at Lewis Frasier Middle School recently teamed up to make Easter baskets for foster children in the Liberty County area. The Lewis Frasier FBLA chapter and the National Junior Honor Society, along with several LFMS teachers, made baskets for 12 foster children. The children who benefited from this project ranged from 1 year to 15 years old. This community-service project was started by First Presbyterian Christian Academy student Kelsey Higgason, who reached ...
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Members of Alpha Delta Kappa Omicron Chapter of Hinesville recently presented Shelby Wells with a student-teacher scholarship. Wells will use the money to buy materials and supplies for her classroom.
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Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarships now are available. Applications must be postmarked by May 1. The following scholarships are available for: • First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church senior; two $1,000 scholarships; applications are at the church. Note: First Calvary students are not eligible for any other Henry "Hank" White Scholarship. • Bradwell Institute senior; two $1,000 scholarships; applications are in the guidance office. • Liberty County High School senior; two $1,000 scholarship; applications are in ...
Liberty Life magazine honored 10 standout high school students Thursday and celebrated its third anniversary.
Midway Middle School joined in the international celebration of Pi Day on March 14. Pi is used in mathematics to represent a constant - the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, which is approximately 3.14159. Pi has been calculated to more than 1 trillion digits beyond its decimal point. As an irrational and transcendental number, it will continue infinitely without repetition or pattern. While only a handful of digits are needed ...
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration has been honored by Military Times as being one of the best business schools for veterans in the United States.
Though Long County High School has been open since August, officials held a grand-opening ceremony and open house last week.
Lewis Frasier Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America has teamed up with Terracycle for the 2013-14 school year to promote recycling in the school and community. FBLA members and their adviser collect and sort items for recycling to help eliminate waste. The organization targets plastic bottles, aluminum cans, drink pouches and potato-chip bags. The items later are redeemed for prizes for the school.
Sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission, the Georgia 4-H "Peanutrition" Contest challenges 4-H members to concoct a snack containing peanuts or peanut butter.
The Liberty County School System is offering a new way for the public to communicate with the district.
Liberty County's 2013 high-school graduation rate of 72.3 is higher than the state's 71.5 percent, though this year the district's two high schools' graduation rates decreased slightly from the previous year's rates.
During November, members of the Long County Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter participated in a drive for the Toys for Tots program. Each member was asked to bring in one or more new toys to give to less-fortunate children.
Apple education development and account executives named Liberty County School System's Galaxy Program an Apple Distinguished Program for 2013-14 Tuesday during the last school-board meeting of 2013.
Bradwell Institute recently held its third Georgia Apply to College event.
College Foundation's 10th annual Opportunity Award Gala.
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.