LUDOWICI -- The expression "dynamite come in small packages" is no more appropriate than when you speak of the Long County High School Concert Band.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold commencement on Saturday, May 3, at 10 a.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. Arena in the Savannah Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University's Department of Professional and Continuing Education will offer "One Day University," a day designed to bring back the thrill of academic discovery to adult learners.
Students at Brittin Elementary recently learned what it means to celebrate creativity, New Orleans style. Their efforts and creativity were honored and celebrated by art educators from around the nation.
Thirteen Long County students recently competed in the Southeast District Project Achievement Competition in Bacon County.
ATLANTA -- A student from Midway earned a scholarship and slot at The Art of Institute of Atlanta in the school's recent Fashion Your Future Scholarship Competition.
The Liberty County Historical Society is accepting applications for the annual Avis Wisner Memorial Scholarship.
STATESBORO -- A Hinesville student was among more than 140 Georgia Southern University students recognized at the annual Honors Day ceremony recently.
The Bradwell Institute FFA Floriculture Team recently competed in the Area VI Floriculture Career Development Event at Berrien County High School in Nashville, Ga.
Ann Ware, associate deputy of instructional technology with the Georgia Department of Education, visited Liberty County school on March 24.
The Long County Board of Education saw the final plans for a new school on April 3.
Second graders from Smiley Elementary School in Ludowici visited the Georgia Southern University Planetarium on March 28.
Do you have suggestions that may help Georgia schools and students? If so, you may want to take advantage of an opportunity to speak to the State Board of Education member Linda Zechmann.
LUDOWICI -- As students are preparing for the upcoming CRCT, Smiley Elementary School Principal SandyJones hosted a breakfast for 50 students.
Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America members recently competed in the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta. In addition to attending workshops and an awards ceremony, the students visited the Atlanta Americas Mart for a tour of the business marts. Bradwell FBLA adviser Pamela Woodard traveled with the students.
At the beginning of each nine-week grading period at Frank Long Elementary, students take a STAR Early Literacy Test to determine an Accelerated Reader points goal. During the nine weeks, students read and take tests on books within the assigned reading zone. Students must maintain an accuracy goal of 85 percent or higher during the grading period. Students who meet both the points and accuracy goals get a reward.
Liberty County 4-H members presented demonstrations on a variety of topics - including aquaponics, iPhone apps, volcanoes and bald eagles - at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 22 in Alma.
The days when school libraries were hushed environments where students sat hunched over musty books are long gone, as demonstrated by Bradwell Institute's award-winning media center during an open house last Friday.
Liberty County public schools soon may change the way they operate to comply with the Flexibility and Accountability Act for Student Achievement, which requires school districts to select a specific school model.
For the first time ever, the Liberty County School System will conduct Criterion Referenced Competency Test remediation during the school year. In years past, remediation for the standardized tests was held during the summer, school officials said.