To help some of Georgia's youngest residents understand the importance of preserving water, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced the new Governor's Water Conservation Contest to encourage elementary students to think of creative ways to conserve water by designing a plan that promotes conservation.
GED tests will be given at Altamaha Technical College - Jesup Campus from 5-9 p.m. Dec. 3-4. Registration for testing must be done in person in Room 302-B on Monday (8 a.m. to noon), Tuesday (8 a.m. to noon) or Wednesday (8 a.m. to noon or 5-7 p.m.).
Nicole Carter, fourth grade teacher at Waldo Pafford Elementary School, has been named the systemwide 2008-09 Liberty County Teacher of the Year.
The Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper staff for Liberty and other area counties recently demonstrated the impacts of nonpoint source pollution with their EnviroScape model and showed a short video by the Environmental Protection Division on nonpoint source pollution.
This year National Children's Book Week is celebrated Nov.12-18. Take time with your children to enjoy a good book this week, and make sure to stop by your child's elementary or middle school to join in the festivities.
Smiley Elementary School students recently celebrated being "drug free" by participating in Red Ribbon Week activities.
In a "celebration of excellence" ceremony, Smiley Elementary was recognized as a Georgia Title I Distinguished School.
Two students from Liberty County were named to Armstrong Atlantic State University's president's list for the spring and summer 2007 terms.
Atlanta - Secretary of State Karen Handel has announced the kickoff of the "Georgia Votes" high school voter registration drive. The Secretary of State's Elections Division is partnering with high schools throughout the state to increase awareness about registering to vote and the voting process.
For the first time in its history, Savannah Technical College enrollment has topped 4,000 students, according to the first official accounting for fall quarter 2007 (DTAE 7-day report) that reports enrollment at the state's 33 technical colleges.
The Long County Board of Education conducted their business meeting Oct. 8 and several items of business were addressed:
The Liberty County High School Rotary Interact Club spent part of October "Working Together for the Cure" as part of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Georgia School Superintendent Kathy Cox addressed a crowd who attended the First District Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals this past Wednesday hosted by Smiley Elementary School in Ludowici.
The Midway Middle School Builders Club, an affiliate of the Kiwanis Club of Liberty County, participated in its third annual Trick-or-Treating for Canned Goods in their school Oct. 24-26.
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.