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.
A training session to integrate schools, parents and community with character building in students drew about 50 people Thursday to Midway Middle School.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Wednesday upheld a recommendation by school administrators and former Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer to not renew a 26-year middle-school teacher's contract for the current school year.
Joseph Martin Elementary School students said "I love you, Mom" with delicious muffins Friday during "Muffins with Mom," the school's annual mother-appreciation breakfast.
Liberty County School System administrators on Tuesday updated school-board members on virtual learning in the public schools and demonstrated how the new teacher-evaluation system can be monitored.
Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold adult-student information sessions this month at four sites in coastal Georgia.
Kayla Jenkins of the Long County 4-H chapter won first place in the "Food Fare" competition at this year's State Congress, held July 23-26 in Atlanta.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College students were an intricate part in the design, development and staffing at the Whole Foods Market that opened last week in Savannah.
Charity Crowell, a 2010 graduate of Liberty County High School and senior at the University of Alabama, was selected to participate in an eight-week undergraduate research program in the Education Policy and Applied Developmental Science Programs at the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia.
During a Progress through People luncheon Thursday, Liberty County School Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee laid out four goals for the school system.
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.