LUDOWICI - Recently, the media center at Smiley Elementary School celebrated reading and honored Dr. Seuss with their Read Across America celebration.
Financial relief could be coming for military dependents planning to attend college in the near future, if legislation concerning the HOPE scholarship is signed into to law.
Liberty County High School will have an Eighth Grade Parent Night, orientation and school tour from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in the cafeteria.
Bradwell Institute hosted a freshman fair Feb. 19 for up coming ninth graders.
Frank Long Elementary's annual chili cook-off was a spicy success.
The Liberty County Pre-K Center had visitors from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning on campus recently. Pre-K Commissioner Mary Mazarky, Regional Program Manager Monica Warren and Pre-K consultant Kathy McCollister toured the facility and spent time in classrooms talking with students and teachers.
ATHENS (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston will speak at the University of Georgia graduation ceremony next month.
UGA announced the spring commencement speakers Thursday. Kingston, a Republican from Savannah, graduated from UGA in 1978 with a degree in economics.
The Board of Education went through proposed budget cuts Monday, hashing out a list of line items to do away with. According to Liberty County School System Assistant Superintendent Jason Rogers, the board needed to shave about $7 million from the budget.
Applications are available for the Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarship.
The Liberty County Board of Education called a board meeting for 9 a.m. Monday in the board room.
ATLANTA (AP) - Work on revamping Georgia's 20-year-old education funding formula has come to a halt as the state deals with the worst fiscal crisis in decades.
The Investing in Educational Excellence task force was convened four years ago by Gov. Sonny Perdue after many said the Quality Basic Education formula was too clunky and no longer relevant to how schools operate, particularly in districts experiencing explosive enrollment growth.
LUDOWICI - The Long County School Board was recognized at its March 9 meeting by Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters in honor of School Board Appreciation Week.
On March 12, the Midway Middle School Media Center had two incentive parties for students who earned 75 Accelerated Reading points and an 80 percent average.
Lewis Frasier Middle School FBLA chapter members placed at the Future Business Leaders of America Region Leadership Conference in Savannah on Feb. 3.
The Long County School System's FCCLA chapter has taken many steps toward improving as an organization this school year. So far, members have attended three events.
During October, Long County Middle School FBLA students participated in a book drive. Each member brought in used books to donate to children in the area, and over 100 books were donated. On Oct. 30, the club ended the drive with a Halloween social and costume contest. Members came in costume and brought Halloween treats to share. Guest judges chose the costume-contest winners, and cash prizes were given.
Anyone who walks through the Pentagon is bound to cross paths with highly skilled military or civilian employees who have disabilities - including the Defense Department's director of disability programs, who has been legally blind since age 16.
The Liberty County School System's high-school graduation rate has increased since last year, rising from 72.3 percent in 2013 to 75.8 percent in 2014. The graduation rate at Bradwell Institute held steady at 72.4 percent, while the graduation rate at Liberty County High School made a statistically significant gain of 8.7 percentage points, rising to 81.6 percent.