ATLANTA - Teacher George Holman of Bradwell Institute recently was selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars. A role model to many pupils, Holman was nominated by student Caleb D. Suppa for outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in the classroom.
A delegation from the Liberty County School System met with Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., in the nation's capitol last week to discuss federal policy and its impact on the school system.
On Fort Stewart's Warrior's Walk, a tree is planted and dedicated in honor of each 3rd ID soldier killed in the line of duty. Lewis Frasier Middle School's chapter of the National Junior Honor Society recently raised $1,500 to buy 100 wreaths for Warrior Walk. Members of the chapter presented a $1,500 check to Wreath 4 Warrior Walk representatives and participated in the wreath-laying ceremony.
On Monday morning, Diamond Elementary students and staff will see off the shipment of 2,000 paper cranes to Japan in an effort to bring a message of hope and love to an area fraught with despair.
On Friday, United Way of the Coastal Empire and the Kiwanis Club partnered together for the fourth annual Read Across Liberty program, which supplies students with one free book and guest readers to visit classrooms.
Standardized testing is a rite of spring in schools around the country. Liberty County students will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests next week. Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer recently shared with the Courier her top five test-preparation tips for students and parents:
Next week, Liberty County School System students in third- through eighth-grades will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, which measure how well students have acquired necessary skills and knowledge as described in the Georgia Performance Standards.
Designing award-winning logos is nothing new for Bradwell Institute junior Lawrence Murray.
Seventeen seniors from Senior Citizens Inc. of Hinesville visited Button Gwinnett Elementary last month. The visitors were invited and welcomed by members of the student council. Seniors observed students in their classrooms, participated in readings and other fun academic activities, listened to a program by music teacher James Adams and ate lunch. The seniors, who said they enjoyed meeting the students and visiting the school, wrapped up their visit at 12:15 p.m.
Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway is encouraging students' parents to use the online resource "BeThere" to offer input about the school.
Editor's note: The following children inadvertently were omitted from Liberty Elementary School's honor roll list:
STATESBORO - Standardized testing is a rite of spring in schools around the country, and a Georgia Southern University education professor has tips on how parents can make sure students do their best without feeling stressed.
Frank Long Elementary student Krista Robinson was the fifth-grade winner of the Georgia Young Authors' Writing Competition. She is the daughter of Mary Robinson; the sibling of Kaneshia, Norman and Kaitlin Robinson; and the grandchild of the late Charlie and Eloise Robinson of Riceboro.
Waldo Pafford Elementary School
The Liberty County Board of Education is taking steps toward finding a new superintendent using a familiar search firm.
The Long County Schools Young Authors Conference was March 30 at First Baptist Church in Ludowici.
Liberty County School-level STEAM Fair winners presented their projects to the public at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center on March 28.
Students shined at Liberty Life Magazine's Top 12 Shining Seniors award ceremony, which honored students for their academic and personal accomplishments.
In contrast to controversies that have prompted an accreditation organization to schedule an early visit to the Liberty County School System, the system is apparently ...