The Long County Board of Education met Nov. 12 and decided to implement a soccer program for the 2008-09 school year.
The Long County 4-H Club went to the local Head Start Center recently and showed the 3-, 4- and 5-year-old students you're never too old to have time for younger children.
Button-Gwinnett Elementary School recently celebrated National Children's Book Week. Among their activities was a book-character parade, allowing students to dress up as characters from their favorite books. Also storyteller Toppy Johns paid a visit to students at Joseph Martin Elementary. Johns travels all over Georgia doing magic and puppet shows, talking to children about the importance of reading. "I love to read. If there are wors, I have to read them," Johns said. For one ...
Take a break from all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season with music and a play at Frank Long Elementary School's fourth and fifth grade PTO Showcase.
Preschool Storytime Ages 3-4 Mondays at 10:30 a.m. (Dec. 3, 10, 17) Stories, songs and more Tree Tots Storytime Ages 1-2 Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. (Dec. 4, 11, 18) Stories, songs and more Gingerbread cookie decorating bash Midway-Riceboro Branch: Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. Liberty Branch: Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Liberty Branch: Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. Family fun! Listen to gingerbread tales and then make your own edible gingerbread creation. ...
MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College's Student Action Group on the Liberty County Campus was busy this Thanksgiving season helping various local humanitarian aid agencies.
GED test registration for December will be on Dec. 4 at the Army Education Center, Building 100, Room 228, from 12-2 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Minus the cap and gown, parents walked across the stage of the Joseph Martin Elementary school gym during a graduation ceremony Nov. 8 to receive certificates of completion for participating in PASSports for Parents.
Taylors Creek Elementary School fifth graders participated in a Civil War re-enactment Nov. 9. The fifth graders have been studying the Civil War for the past two weeks and have learned the slang used by the soldiers. Classes had to choose whether to be Union or Confederate soldiers. Kristen Martin's class (pictured) chose to be Union soldiers. After fighting in the Battle of Bull Run, the soldiers returned to the campsite to learn they had ...
Lyman Hall Elementary School had its fourth annual Fall Festival hosted Nov. 2. The community enjoyed a variety of food and activities, such as hamburgers, nachos, a dart throw, a cakewalk, face painting, air brush tattoos, hay rides and much more. Principal Claire Blanchard was excited about the annual festival. "It's so much fun to see the children and their families interacting in a non-school setting," she said.
Midway resident Sarah Elizabeth Trawick is the recipient of a student Professional Association of Georgia Educators Undergraduate Scholarship, awarded each year through the Professional Association of Georgia Educators Foundation.
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently received a visit from Kim Thomas, the chief financial officer for the city of Hinesville. Thomas spoke to eighth grade math students in Stacy Brown's first through fourth period classes. She is a former student of the Liberty County School System. The school staff and students appreciated her for being a good role model who is giving back to her community and to the school system that prepared her for success.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Department of Music, under the direction of Shannon Hickey, has another feather to add to its cap.
Midway Middle School students, faculty and staff paid tribute to U.S. veterans during a Veterans Day program Nov. 9. The theme for this year's program was, "Lest We Forget."
Students at Walker Middle School in Ludowici collected canned goods for the Long County's Community Food Bank. Using the theme "I 'Can' Fight Against Drugs" during Red Ribbon Week, students wore camouflage and brought canned goods to school. The students collected 462 items. April Smith's seventh-grade homeroom won a pizza party for collecting the most cans, 52.
During the summer, the Liberty Elementary School media center will open from 10 a.m.-noon June 5 and 19 and July 17, and Midway Middle's media center will open from 10 a.m.-noon June 12 and 26 and July 10 and 24.
Associates at Liberty College and Career Academy recently participated in mock job interviews during Professionals and Youth Day.