Smiley Elementary School students will tag along in spirit on a space voyage when the space shuttle Discovery lifts off. The shuttle had been scheduled to launch Friday, but its final planned mission has been delayed several times and, according to a NASA statement issued Friday afternoon, the earliest that Discovery can now launch following repairs to its leaky ground umbilical carrier plate is Monday.
On Oct. 22, 10 Bradwell Institute graphic communication students attended the Heidelberg Print Media Academy in Kennesaw to participate in the first-ever "Fit to Print" event. Heidelberg's North American office in Kennesaw is the largest demonstration and instructional facility in the United States and second world-wide only to Heidelberg, Germany.
Last week, the National School Board Association's Technology and Learning conference honored the Liberty County School System as one of three districts in the nation for excellence in technology integration.
The city of Hinesville is conducting a community-wide survey until Nov. 1 to determine post-secondary education needs in the area. City officials have encouraged local residents to fill out the questionnaire online at www.cityofhinesville.org or pick up a copy at Liberty County municipalities' city halls.
On Tuesday, Board of Education members approved renovation and construction plans for improving the overall appearance of the schools in the Liberty County School System.
After old art projects started collecting dust in a closet, two Snelson-Golden Middle School teachers decided to collaborate on an eco-friendly classroom project while giving a warm welcome to the troops returning home.
Lyman Hall Elementary had its annual Math-A-Rama event Oct. 14. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade worked with teachers on grade-level activities in their classrooms. Parents attended and were provided instruction by elementary curriculum specialist Susan Norce in techniques and activities to enhance their children's mathematical knowledge using everyday objects and experiences.
Waldo Pafford Elementary students in Kesha Lee's fifth-grade class are putting books in the hands of children who need them simply by reading themselves. Through the ClassroomsCare Program, students are uniting across America to help Scholastic Book Clubs donate 1 million books to underprivileged families.
Flemington Mayor Pro Tem Paul Hawkins recently signed the National School Lunch Week Proclamation at Joseph Martin Elementary. School lunch week activities are designed to encourage parents to monitor their families' nutritional habits and help children make healthier choices.
Each year, Button Gwinnett Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Rebecca Hager has her students participate in the state's fire safety poster contest. This year, one of her students, Denise Zhu, won third place in the competition.
From 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, the Liberty County High School National Honor Society and the Rotary InterAct Club will have their annual canned food drive for the Manna House in Hinesville. Members of NHS and InterAct will dress in costume and carpool to neighborhoods in the Hinesville and Liberty County areas and go door-to-door to collect canned food and non-perishables.
ATLANTA - State investigators began questioning teachers Monday after the governor ordered the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to help a probe into possible cheating on standardized tests at schools in Atlanta and Dougherty County.
Roughly 250 Walker Elementary School fifth graders graduated their 10-week Choosing Healthy Activities Promoting Safety program Friday morning. The graduation ceremony was held at Long ...
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The Liberty County School Nutrition Program recently hosted a Breakfast with the Breakfast Team.