Publishing student writing encourages reluctant writers, strengthens self-confidence and promotes literature.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty chapter has kicked off its annual drive for funds at Joseph Martin Elementary School. Principal Sue Tolley planned creative ways to encourage staff to give.
Joseph Martin Elementary School recently had Muffins with Mom, allowing students the opportunity to honor their mothers.
Long County High School celebrated homecoming during Friday's football game.
Brewton-Park College is closing its Liberty County Campus.
Midway Middle School's Builders Club had its first meeting of the 2009-10 school year Sept. 22.
The Liberty County School System is hosting "All-Star School Lunch," an NBA-WNBA-inspired campaign to help students learn the importance of eating healthy school lunches and staying active.
Jessica Nicholson's second-graders at Taylors Creek Elementary have excitedly been learning about the three states of matter.
SAVANNAH - Record numbers of students are packing classrooms, hallways and parking lots at Savannah Technical College for the fall quarter.
Anyone interested in learning more about Georgia public education is invited to a public hearing from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Appling County Schools office, 249 Blackshear Highway, Baxley.
Bonnie Camp, a fourth-grade math and science teacher at Walker Middle School in Ludowici, was among 29 Georgia teachers to receive New Teacher Assistance Grants from Georgia Power. Collie Williams, Georgia Power's area manager in Jesup, presented the award to Camp at the Oct. 5 board of education meeting in Ludowici.
Long County High School will celebrate homecoming Oct. 16, when the Blue Tide football team takes on Jeff Davis. Last week, the school announced the nominees for the 2009 homecoming court.
MOUNT VERNON - Dr. David W. Moffett, chairman of the education division at Brewton-Parker College, has been appointed to the University System of Georgia's Teacher Quality Task Force as the representative of Georgia's private colleges and universities with teacher education programs.
JEKYLL ISLAND - Two members of the Bradwell Institute SkillsUSA Georgia team were recognized a the Fall Leadership Conference on Sept. 17-18 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center.
Oct. 4-10 is National 4-H Week and Liberty County is celebrating by hosting Biofuels Blast on Fort Stewart.
The world's toughest exam has driven Chinese students to extremes, including suicide, but cheating will be a little tougher if a plan in Henan province, 400 miles south of Beijing, pans out.
Students listed on Button Gwinnett Elementary School's final honor roll of the year were:
A report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic cooperative of 34 countries including the United States, found that poverty rates are now highest among young adults ages 18-25.
Three people in Mississippi faced charges of disturbing the peace, with possible $500 fines and even six months in jail for shouting a graduate's name at a Senatobia High School graduation last month.
Liberty County School System employees will not have to endure any furlough days next year, Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee announced at Board of Education meeting on Tuesday evening.
Students named to Joseph Martin Elementary School's fourth nine weeks "A" honor roll were:
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie became the latest GOP presidential contender to flip on Common Core, announcing last week his opposition to the curriculum and standards system once embraced across a broad political spectrum.
Students named to Frank Long Elementary School's fourth nine weeks honor roll were:
The new frontier of education, many experts believe, is video games. While the field is still maturing, most objectives can now be enhanced with games that allow students to collaborate and learn with more engagement while teachers are free to spend more time observing and helping, and less time at the whiteboard. Many of these games also offer parents and teachers tools to monitor progress on specific learning objectives.
According to an email distributed to all Liberty County School System staff, the new incoming principal of Liberty County High School is Stephanie Woods. Woods had been serving as an assistant principal for Bradwell Institute. We will update this story as more information becomes available. In the same email, Veronica Johnson has been appointed as curriculum specialist for the central office.
The Community of Inspired Women Inc. awarded its first scholarship to Kaisha Porter during its monthly meeting June 2 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Two local students made the dean's list for the 2015 spring semester at Georgia College.