ATLANTA - State monitors helped reduce the number of wrong answers that were erased and replaced on standardized tests in Georgia school districts after reports of possible cheating sparked widespread public concern, according to a review of 2010 test results announced Wednesday.
Students, teachers and staffers at Liberty Elementary School wore red on Friday for National Wear Red Day, which is part of the American Heart Association's campaign to increase awareness about heart disease in women.
McDonald's serves up more than golden fries and 98-cent hamburgers; the restaurant chain now is dishing out scholarships to deserving local McDonald's employees as well.
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.
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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.
Bradwell Future Business Leaders of America's parliamentary procedures team members placed second in a state competition, qualifying members to advance to national competition.
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Liberty County High School
The Armstrong Liberty Center will host a free lecture by Fairyal Halim and Amin Tomeh, who will provide an overview of American-Muslim culture and beliefs ...
It was a small world after all at Liberty County High School's Small World Festival.
Snelson-Golden Middle School's Roland Van Horn will remain as principal next school year.