Walker Middle School recently held its annual school-wide spelling bee. This year's winner was fourth-grader Christian Hufler, while the runner-up was fifth-grader Anthony Olivo.
Despite a decrease in behavioral issues and violations of the Liberty County school code of conduct, school officials disagree on whether the system has improved during the past few years and on whether punishments appropriately fit the offenses.
Donnie Pulliam, son of Monica Robertson and James Payno, will travel to Australia this summer with the People to People Ambassador Program. He recently was interviewed and accepted an invitation to the program.
On Feb. 4, the Bradwell Institute SkillsUSA team attended the Region 8 competition in Brunswick. The Golden Isles Career Academy hosted the event. The BI students will advance to the state competition in March.
ATLANTA - State monitors helped reduce the number of wrong answers that were erased and replaced on standardized tests in Georgia school districts after reports of possible cheating sparked widespread public concern, according to a review of 2010 test results announced Wednesday.
Students, teachers and staffers at Liberty Elementary School wore red on Friday for National Wear Red Day, which is part of the American Heart Association's campaign to increase awareness about heart disease in women.
McDonald's serves up more than golden fries and 98-cent hamburgers; the restaurant chain now is dishing out scholarships to deserving local McDonald's employees as well.
Elementary, middle and high school students across Liberty County have been working all year reading, reviewing and practicing for the fifth annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl. The reading bowl offers an opportunity for students to put their reading skills to the test, school system officials say.
The cafeteria at Midway Middle School bustled with activity Jan. 24 as more than 150 parents, students and friends participated in a game night. Attendees took turns playing more than 10 games. Prizes included board games, movie-night baskets and gift cards.
Damara Soto, a sixth-grade student at Midway Middle School, was declared the District 18-B winner of the Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest.
A honor roll
Area students made the dean's list for fall 2010 at the Georgia Institute of Technology:
ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan is giving children in Georgia an opportunity to win $1,529 for a Path2College 529 Plan account.
Will Carter is 18 and says he wants to make a difference.
Hinesville will host Tied to Success, a free annual workshop for males ages 10 and older on Sept. 17.
Teachers in Liberty County schools are invited to apply for innovative classroom grants of up to $2,000.
Nominations are being accepted for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's 2016-17 class of Young Adult Liberty Leaders.
The new school year in Long County got off to a great start, administrators told school board members at Monday's Board of Education meeting ...
If you see a group of students hanging around a parked bus, don't worry. They might just be doing homework.
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