When Riceboro City Councilman Chris Stacey received an invitation to the Georgia Municipal Association's 2010 Mayors' Day pre-conference on after-school activities, he decided to attend.
The Liberty County School System technology department has implemented a program, Technology Teacher of the Month, to recognize teachers who exemplify the integration of technology in the classroom. Since 2008, this program has motivated teachers to incorporate technology into their lessons. With numerous technology tools available to teachers, students are able to learn about different content areas in a variety of settings.
The Walker Middle School FBLA members attended a region leadership conference Jan. 20 at Wayne County High School. Thirty-seven students attended and several won awards. The winning students will move on to compete at the state leadership conference March 4 in Macon.
The Savannah Area McDonald's Operators' Association has opened its scholarship program for applications, and is primed to award more than $50,000 towards higher education for the second year in a row.
The Darien Walmart recently presented a $1,000 grant to Joseph Martin Elementary School teacher Teresa Goody. Goody wrote a grant to fund the school's mentoring program, which is called PALS.
Liberty County High School is having after-school tutoring for students who will take the Georgia High School Graduation Test. Sessions will continue through March. Each session runs from 3:30-4:30 p.m. The schedule is as follows:
Joseph Martin Elementary students and teachers have been growing plants from seeds in the school's greenhouse. The greenhouse received a Bright Ideas grant from Coastal Electric, which was applied for by teacher Vicki Funston.
Walker Middle School was recognized at the Long County Board of Education's January meeting for winning a silver award after the Georgia Single Statewide Accountability System's evaluation.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's yearbook staff and student council hosted Winterfest on Dec. 11 to raise money for the school and student organizations. The event, which drew a large crowd, included concerts, festival games, crafts and vendors who traveled from as far as Albany and Atlanta to set up shop.
COCHRAN - Middle Georgia College Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Mary Ellen Wilson recently announced that Lana Ruyack from Liberty County was named to the dean's list and honored for scholastic achievement during MGC's fall 2010 semester.
Elected officials, county department heads and community leaders heard about the Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax at breakfast Wednesday at the Liberty County ...