Happy chatter filled Lyman Hall Elementary's gymnasium Friday as rows of mini Santas stood before a sea of smiling parents just one day ahead of the Liberty County School System's winter break.
Suzanne Russell might just be the happiest educator in the Liberty County School System.
Liberty Elementary School is excited about students reading; even adults are excited - and doing some gross things to show they care. To demonstrate their support for literacy, Principal Chris Anderson, Assistant Principal Rebecca Mock and teachers Lela Stokes-Dickens and Justin Peterman recently ate crickets as the student body cheered them on.
More than 500 Liberty Elementary School students participated in the school's fitness moment, joining the Atlanta Falcons via a live webcast for a 30-minute workout session Dec. 7. The Falcons attempted to set a Guinness World Record for the largest virtual physical education class in the Georgia Dome.
Children love having time off from school, but their delight isn't always shared by parents. Left to their own devices and without a way to channel excess energy, children may become screaming banshees or moody couch potatoes. By providing plenty of activities during the holiday breaks, parents can preserve their sanity and keep children busy.
WTOC anchor Sonny Dixon visited Walker Middle School on Thursday to promote the school's C.H.A.M.P.S. program. C.H.A.M.P.S., which stands for choosing healthy activities and methods promoting safety, is a 13-week Georgia Sheriffs' Association program that teaches fifth-graders about drug awareness, internet safety, abduction prevention, how to handle peer pressure and bullying and staying safe while home alone.
For the second time in recent history, Savannah Technical College earned national attention for its explosive enrollment growth, ranking 22nd nationally among fastest growing two-year colleges serving between 5,000-9,999 students, according to a report recently released by Community College Week magazine.
In recent months, national news networks have spotlighted bullying incidents in schools and colleges, including extreme cases where students have been injured or even committed suicide.
Twenty-five Bradwell chorus students recently participated in the District I Honor Chorus in Savannah. They practiced the music before the event and worked with guest clinicians for two days to prepare a concert, which was held at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Amanda Durden is the choral director at Bradwell.
Students and staff filled the front lawn of Taylors Creek Elementary on Nov. 19 for a school-wide reading rally. Every child carried a book and lined up to spell READ on the front lawn of the school.
Many teachers look to provide exciting experiences for children in the classroom, frequently using interactive supplies and techniques intended to make learning fun.
Students in Nicole Carter's fourth-grade class at Waldo Pafford Elementary School created cards to distribute to the residents of Coastal Manor Nursing Home for Thanksgiving.
The Hinesville branch of the Live Oak Public Library will have a winter reading program through Dec. 31 for children ages 0-18. To participate, pick up a winter reading record at any branch of Live Oak Public Libraries, including the Hinesville Library and Midway-Riceboro branches. After reading or being read to for a total of three hours, participants will receive a special prize (while supplies last) and an entry form to win a $100 gift certificate to GameStop. For details, call or visit any library or go to www.liveoakpl.org.
The grounds of Lyman Hall Elementary on Thursday night were packed tighter than a mall parking lot on Black Friday as parents and children huddled for warmth near the school's entrance in anticipation of the annual Christmas Ornament Extravaganza.
It's a busy time of year for Liberty County Pre-K students and staff. They celebrated Children's Book Week during Nov. 15-19. Everyone enjoyed daily themes - like hat day, crazy sock day, mismatch day and team spirit day - that encouraged students to get excited about books and reading.
VALDOSTA- Valdosta State University graduated five students from this area following the fall semester:
The Liberty County School System will soon look to hire someone as the coordinator of military family support services for the district.
Liberty County schools have made history at the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.
The Liberty County School System has three Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl champions -Lyman Hall Elementary School, Midway Middle School and Bradwell Institute.
Three schools from Liberty County will compete in the statewide Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Saturday in Athens.
The Liberty County Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 school calendar that has teachers officially returning to school August 1 and finishing a week before ...
Bradwell Institute sophomore Alyssa Vanderstow recalled the moment when the Friends Helping Friends club was recognized at the state Capitol during the General Assembly's ...
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