Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America traveled to Birmingham, Ala. in November for the National FBLA Fall Leadership Conference.
The following Hinesville and Allenhurst students are candidates for degrees from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro for the fall 2007 term:
Author Pam Alexander visited Smiley Elementary School on Dec. 11. Alexander, a former history teacher in the Tattnall County School System turned author and illustrator, brought her magic to the school and wowed both students and teachers. Along with co-author Rhonda Frost Petty, Alexander is most known for her history series on "Yumion the Vidalia Sweet Onion." The character is an onion that travels throughout Georgia teaching and learning about the state's history. The series ...
The Liberty County schools will have a Veterans Day holiday next year, thanks to last-minute schedule juggling by the BoE recently.
Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health was recently awarded a two-year $500,000 grant from the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany to develop a comprehensive assessment of community needs in the hospital's Southwest Georgia service area.
Chris Anderson has been chosen the new principal of Liberty Elementary School where he will take over when classes resume in January.
Frank Long Elementary School hosted its annual school spelling bee for fourth and fifth grade students.
Beginning Computer Skills A great class for anyone who knows they aren't a whiz at using a computer keyboard, mouse or knowing what goes on inside that computer box. Begins Jan. 15, also on Jan. 17 Fee: Free Computer Essentials Learn what manages and runs your computer so you can be in control; file management (copy, move, finding lost files, loading software), organizing your hard drive, short cut operations with mouse skills, icon creations, ...
Compassion: Midway Middle School students of the month for December include Jeremy Scott, Lauren Perez, Erin Prostrello, Mary Williams, Ashley Marshall, Austin Eisner (not pictured), Kelly McCall, Christiana Ceniceros, Ceera Holmes (not pictured) and Carel (Alex) Tate. All these students displayed the character of compassion.
A Christmas tree in the Division for Exceptional Learning entry way at the Liberty County Board of Education office was decorated using handmade ornaments, made by students from the following classrooms: Kelli Greene, Lewis Frasier Middle School; Launa Chamberlin, Liberty County High School; Betty Cashon, Beth Burrill and Courtney Hood, Pre-K; Trang Black and Fran North, Snelson-Golden Middle School; Michelle Starrett, Waldo Pafford Elementary School; Sparina Williams, Frank Long Elementary School; and Linda Lynn, Taylors ...
The Waldo Pafford Elementary School Kids Care Club recently put together holiday gift bags and presented them to the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 46 as a "Bringing Good Moments" project.
When Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy counselor Elaine Lacy walks into the office each morning, she is focused on one thing: What she can do that day to help each of her cadets continue toward a brighter future.
Armstrong Atlantic State University student and Midway student Robert Rancourt was awarded a Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics scholarship.
Two local students attend a career development event sponsored by the Agricultural Education program. The competition took place at Ware County High School in Waycross. Yaritza Calo (right), a ninth-grade student, placed third in the junior division. She was given 60 minutes to create a corsage and bud vase for a young male to present to his date for a dance. Antonia Gorham, 12th-grade student, placed sixth in the senior division. She was given 30 ...
Long County High School had its Club International participate in the International Festival recently at Mill Creek Park in Statesboro.
Donnie Pulliam of Liberty County was among 48 state winners at the 71st annual State 4-H Congress in Atlanta this summer. During the event, each 4-H member gave a 10-minute oral presentation, using visual aids, about any topic before a panel of judges.
The Liberty County Board of Education announced enrollment counts for the first five days of school and is looking to hold three community forums in the 2013-14 school year at regularly scheduled Tuesday meetings.
Cadet 1st Sgt. Jacob M. Deem, a Fort Stewart resident, participated in the American Legion Georgia Boys State program in June and the Boys Nation program in Washington, D.C., on July 19-26. He was one of only two peer-elected state senators who represented Georgia at Boys Nation.
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge is accepting applications for the 2013-14 Student Advisory Council.