Liberty County High School made a donation of food and money to the Liberty County Manna House to help feed families who normally would go without a Thanksgiving dinner. LCHS Principal Paula Scott encouraged students and teachers to donate to the Manna House. The JROTC program spearheaded the fundraiser along with the Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning Entrepreneurial Ventures (Real) Club in collecting the school's donations of money and food.
Walker Middle School FBLA members participated in the second annual "Warm a Life" campaign this year. The students collected new and used blankets to hand out to local homeless people and shelters. They partnered with Mark Cooper of Factor's Cottage, Inc., who first encouraged the club to help him with his annual blanket drive. Last year, the club donated about 60 blankets. This year, the club exceeded its previous total and donated more than 90 blankets and 60 jackets to help warm the lives of others at Christmas. The blankets will be handed out on Christmas Eve.
Frank Long Elementary students recently enjoyed a "Read'in Lock'in" and pajama day as part of Children's Book Week.
Hannah Montana, Little Red Riding Hood and even Santa Claus came to town on Friday.
Bradwell Institute teacher Joy McCook, center, recently received a new teacher assistance grant from Georgia Power.
Col. Paul Cordts, commander of Winn Army Community Hospital, spoke to 200 JROTC cadets, students and staff from Liberty County High School at the annual Cadet Military Ball on Saturday, Nov. 6.
In 1913 Franklin K. Matthiews, the librarian for the Boy Scouts of America, proposed creating a week-long celebration of children's literature, Children's Book Week.
During this year's American Education Week, Nov. 14-20, Snelson Golden Middle School and educators, parents, students and community leaders nationwide will join the National Education Association in raising awareness about the need to provide every child with a quality public education.
Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., announced last week that 23 students in the First Congressional District of Georgia, including two students in Liberty County, have received nominations to United States service academies. The students were interviewed for consideration into the class of 2015 by Kingston and the Military Academy Board. Interviews were conducted at Bethesda Home for Boys in Savannah on Oct. 18.
Fort Stewart officials met with superintendents from Bryan, Chatham, Liberty and Long counties on Tuesday to discuss options for dealing with complaints that parents submitted during a spring meeting with the school districts' representatives.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University's fall enrollment has reached yet another record high of 7,682 total number of students enrolled, an increase of nearly two percent from the fall 2009 count of 7,538. Undergraduate enrollment saw an increase of 4.6 percent, from 6,612 to 6,918 for the same period of time.
SAVANNAH - Beginning in January, Savannah Technical College will offer a new technical certificate of credit in the drafting department. The new program, CAD Operator, will be offered mostly online and will allow students hands-on training with AutoCAD. It covers basic drafting and AutoCAD commands as well as all types of fastener drawings (welding symbols, bolts and screws) and auxiliary drawing, which allows the object to be seen in different views.
The Midway Middle School Builders Club, an affiliate of the Kiwanis Club of Liberty County, held its sixth annual Trick-or-Treating for Canned Goods event at the school Oct. 26-29. The students collected 1,094 items to be donated to Manna House in conjunction with Georgia Power's canned food drive.
Lewis Frasier Middle School National Junior Honor Society adviser Jereice Campbell presented a $1,500 check to the Wreaths for Warriors Walk committee on Nov. 2. The wreaths purchased with the money will be among those placed at the base of 436 eastern redbud trees at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk during a ceremony at noon on Saturday, Dec. 11.
Lyman Hall Elementary recently announced its honor rolls:
Military Times honored Armstrong State University this week, ranking the institution seventh among four-year schools on its "Best for Vets: Colleges 2016" list.
Editor's note: Honor rolls will be published for each school as space permits.
Liberty County High School's Family, Career, Community Leaders of America recently had its annual Pink Panther Day for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Taylors Creek Elementary's first nine weeks honor rolls
Liberty County High School's first nine weeks honor rolls:
Thirty-seven Liberty County High School students recently received incentive checks as part of a grant from the National Math and Science Initiative, designed to increase ...
Several area students have been named to schools' academic honor lists and graduated:
ATLANTA - The State Board of Education voted in September to post standards for three new computer science courses for public review and comment.
BRUNSWICK - The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has approved the College of Coastal Georgia's request to establish a Bachelor of Science in ...
A Lewis Frasier Middle School student won the middle-school division of the Live Oak Public Libraries 2015 Savannah Children's Book Festival Poster Contest.
Liberty County 4-H leaders Kasey Bozeman and Gypsy James have won the 2015 Greg Yost Memorial Youth in Leadership Award presented by the National Association ...
State School Superintendent Richard Woods visited students and administrators at Long County High School on Oct. 23.