Elementary, middle and high school students across Liberty County have been working all year reading, reviewing and practicing for the fifth annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl. The reading bowl offers an opportunity for students to put their reading skills to the test, school system officials say.
The cafeteria at Midway Middle School bustled with activity Jan. 24 as more than 150 parents, students and friends participated in a game night. Attendees took turns playing more than 10 games. Prizes included board games, movie-night baskets and gift cards.
Damara Soto, a sixth-grade student at Midway Middle School, was declared the District 18-B winner of the Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest.
A honor roll
Area students made the dean's list for fall 2010 at the Georgia Institute of Technology:
The Liberty County Board of Education approved master renovation plans for a fine arts building and also made a decision on the location of the Career Academy during Tuesday evening's meeting.
Applications are being taken for the Rita Ackerman Scholarship. The scholarship was created specifically to be awarded to the spouse of any enlisted service member, either active duty or retired.
The Liberty County Pre-K Center makes reading a priority. On Thursday, the center hosted its first of four literacy series sessions, which are designed to encourage parents to help their children to become better readers.
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge named 868 Georgia Title I Distinguished Schools and four Title I Distinguished Districts at a recent state board of education meeting.
On Jan. 21, Midway Middle School recognized students who excelled academically for the second nine-week grading period. There were 17 students on the "A" honor roll and 160 students on the "A/B" honor roll. The Rev. Doug Walker, pastor of Midway United Methodist Church, talked to students during the ceremony about being grateful for the educators who assist them with their scholastic achievements.
Nancy Probst's sixth-grade social studies class at Midway Middle School worked throughout January on multi-tiered projects. After doing in-class lessons and watching videos about the Cuban Revolution and the Zapatista movement in Mexico, students met in the media center with media specialist Cristina Dover to review research methods. They researched and put together news scripts on their chosen topics.
Students from Long County High School's Future Business Leaders of America club attended the Region 3 Leadership Conference on Jan. 20 in Jesup.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce 2016-17 Young Adult Liberty Leaders class recently had its county government session, hosted by the Liberty County Commission.
The possibility of merging Armstrong State University, which has a satellite campus in Hinesville, and Georgia Southern University is being considered by the state Board ...
SAVANNAH - The College of Education at Armstrong State University will offer a B.S. in Physical Education with a specialized track in recreation and coaching ...
Each year, the Georgia 4-H Communications and Technology Team gives away computers to deserving 4-H'ers from across the state. The project is sponsored by ...
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