A vote Wednesday by the State Board of Education eliminated the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for those who enter high school in fall 2011.
Five Bradwell Institute students passed two auditions and were selected to perform with the 2011 Georgia All-State Chorus on Feb. 24-26 at the Savannah Civic Center. The BI students performed with students across the state in front of a standing-room-only audience. In addition to sight-singing three melodies and singing solos and scales during the audition process, the students also had to take a written music-theory test. Amanda Durden is the choral director at Bradwell.
ATLANTA - Teacher George Holman of Bradwell Institute recently was selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars. A role model to many pupils, Holman was nominated by student Caleb D. Suppa for outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in the classroom.
A delegation from the Liberty County School System met with Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., in the nation's capitol last week to discuss federal policy and its impact on the school system.
On Fort Stewart's Warrior's Walk, a tree is planted and dedicated in honor of each 3rd ID soldier killed in the line of duty. Lewis Frasier Middle School's chapter of the National Junior Honor Society recently raised $1,500 to buy 100 wreaths for Warrior Walk. Members of the chapter presented a $1,500 check to Wreath 4 Warrior Walk representatives and participated in the wreath-laying ceremony.
On Monday morning, Diamond Elementary students and staff will see off the shipment of 2,000 paper cranes to Japan in an effort to bring a message of hope and love to an area fraught with despair.
On Friday, United Way of the Coastal Empire and the Kiwanis Club partnered together for the fourth annual Read Across Liberty program, which supplies students with one free book and guest readers to visit classrooms.
Standardized testing is a rite of spring in schools around the country. Liberty County students will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests next week. Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer recently shared with the Courier her top five test-preparation tips for students and parents:
Next week, Liberty County School System students in third- through eighth-grades will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, which measure how well students have acquired necessary skills and knowledge as described in the Georgia Performance Standards.
Designing award-winning logos is nothing new for Bradwell Institute junior Lawrence Murray.
Seventeen seniors from Senior Citizens Inc. of Hinesville visited Button Gwinnett Elementary last month. The visitors were invited and welcomed by members of the student council. Seniors observed students in their classrooms, participated in readings and other fun academic activities, listened to a program by music teacher James Adams and ate lunch. The seniors, who said they enjoyed meeting the students and visiting the school, wrapped up their visit at 12:15 p.m.
Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway is encouraging students' parents to use the online resource "BeThere" to offer input about the school.
Editor's note: The following children inadvertently were omitted from Liberty Elementary School's honor roll list:
The Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) classes at Long County High School participated in a mini-career session on Nov. 29 during second block.
The Liberty County Board of Education and City of Hinesville have rolled back millage rates for 2016 property taxes.
The numbers speak for themselves.
Waldo Pafford Elementary SChool recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:
Snelson-Golden Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:
Becky Busby plans to use a $2,500 grant to take Frank Long Elementary School to the next level.
Midway Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:
Darin Edgecomb, a seventh grade language arts teacher at Lewis Frasier Middle School was named district teacher of the year Thursday during the 2018 Teacher ...
Liberty Elementary School recently announced its first nine-weeks honor roll:
The Liberty County Board of Education will consider rolling back the millage rate for 2016 property taxes.
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