Third-graders at Liberty Elementary School had a science fair in September. Projects were displayed for parents and students to look at.
Can you think of an adventurous way for a group of second-graders to learn about Georgia history? How about a trolley tour of historic Savannah and a walk on the riverfront.
On Thursday, Nov. 6, from 3:30-6 p.m., the Liberty Elementary School Media Center joined the Title I Home Connect Program to sponsor Liberty Elementary's annual Pajamboree.
The military is a way of life in our town.
Students in the Long County School System will get to start Christmas break a few hours early.According to Superintendent Robert Waters, the system's three schools will end classes by noon Friday."As a result of the schools all making AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress), we are rewarding the students, the faculty and the staff by letting them start their holiday a little early," Waters said.
Waters said students at Walker Middle School and Long County High School will be let out at noon, while Smiley Elementary School students will be released at 11:45 a.m.
Retired Staff Sgt. and Mrs. Michael Dameron of Hinesville announce the upcoming graduation of their son, Michael C. Dameron Jr.
The Long County Board of Education voted at its meeting Dec. 8 to change the student information software its schools use.
ATLANTA - Few Georgia high schools are offering Bible classes two years after legislators made the state the first in the country to allow the topic as an elective course.
Georgia educators say students are more interested in taking SAT prep classes than Bible courses.
ATLANTA - Georgia's first Internet-based public school now has 4,400 students enrolled across the state.
Students of the Georgia Virtual Academy take all their classes online and do most of their work with the help of their parents. They talk with teachers over the phone and on e-mail, and take state-mandated exams at the end of the year like other public school students.
Ninety-two students at Liberty Elementary School were recently honored for achieving or exceeding their individual Accelerated Reader (AR) goals.
Longtime educator and retiring member of of the Liberty County Board of Education Mattie Hicks was honored Tuesday.
In our fourth-grade gifted resource class, we are studying ancient Egypt. In one of our lessons, we did research, read and discussed Egyptian style art. Then our job was to create an Egyptian mural to show how Egyptians had strict guidelines in their art.
Midway Middle School hosted a Veteran's Day breakfast on Nov. 10.
The Long County Board of Education recently approved erecting a 975-foot fence around the playground at Walker Middle School. According to Robert Waters, superintendent of the Long County School System, the fence will be 5-to 6-feet high and cost between $8,000-9,000. He said one of the main reasons the fence is needed is to keep stray dogs away from students.
The Long County Board of Education recently recognized Harriet Chapman as the school system's special-education teacher of the year. She received a plaque at a recent board meeting.
Why go into heavy debt and disrupt your life for a certification of business training that you can get essentially for free? That's the question Laurie Pickard asked when she launched her No-Pay MBA project in August of 2013, setting out to earn an MBA using Massive Online Courses, or MOOCs.
Zaytuna, a small liberal arts college in Berkeley, California, has been granted accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The accreditation makes Zaytuna the first accredited Muslim college in the United States, reports Education News.
Brandon Standard, of Allenhurst, a senior, was named to the dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the fall 2014 semester. Inclusion on this list requires students to meet grade-point-average standards specific to the college or school within the university.
In 1987, Congress passed a resolution designating the month of March as "Women's History Month," a tradition that each president since Ronald Reagan has honored.
The Long County Board of Education learned during its March 10 meeting that all state tests would eventually be taken on a computer.
Bradwell Institute won its second consecutive state Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl championship March 7.
Long County High School students recently planted a tree at the school to commemorate Georgia Arbor Day.
Catherine Wood from Hinesville won a $500 tuition grant at the recent Stallion Day event at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.
David McGee, a sixth-grader at First Presbyterian Christian Academy, recently performed with the Middle School Honor Band for the Georgia Music Educators Association's first district.
Though only in its third year of operation, the Liberty College and Career Academy is making its presence known in the trade-skills competition circuit.
First grade A Honor Roll
The Hinesville Rotary Club heard from Liberty County School administrators on the state of the district and its plans at the club's meeting last week.
Students are choosing fruits in the cafeteria line more now than in 2012, when nutrition changes for school lunches were implemented, according to a study from Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut, The New York Times reported.