At the Hinesville Rotary Club's meeting on Feb. 12, six Interact Club students from Liberty County High School, Bradwell Institute, and First Presbyterian Christian Academy participated in Rotary's high school speech contest. Stephanie Castillo (center) from BI placed first, Brandon Stafford (left) from FPCA placed second and Rebecca Woods from LCHS placed third. Castillo and Stafford will participate at a competition in Douglas on March 29. Winners of that competition will compete at Rotary's District Conference in Macon on April 19. Darius Booker from BI, Wesley Herr from LCHS, and Timothy Ashmen from FPCA also participated in ...
TIFTON -- The deadline for submitting applications for scholarships at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is March 1. Students interested in scholarships for 2008-09 should apply by March 1 to the office of academic affairs.
Two of the three teams that represented Liberty County schools in last weekend's regional reading bowl have earned slots in the state competition.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a career fair on Thursday, Feb. 28, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center, on the AASU campus, 11935 Abercorn Street.
The Long County Board of Education approved a measure last week that will allow the parents of some needy kids to buy eyewear for their children at a low cost.
Storyteller Josie Bailey sparked the imagination of students at Button Gwinnett Elementary School Feb. 4 as she put her spin on popular folktales, first describing them to the children as "just tales that folk tell." Students listened and got in on the theatrics as Bailey enlisted volunteers to use varying props to help paint the mental picture.
First grade students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School sang a different version of the childhood song, "Old MacDonald" during an assembly Jan. 31 called 'E-I-E-I Oops!'
STATESBORO -- Georgia Southern University will host more than 1,500 leaders from across the country during the 19th annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference March 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah.
Registration for the Liberty County School System Pre-K Center's 2008-09 school year will be from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 15.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has announced enhancements to the master teacher certification program as another step toward improving student achievement in Georgia.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will have its first Student Development Day on Frida at the Savannah Campus. Built around the theme "Reaching For Success" the day will feature an address by Dr. Earl Suttle, a motivational speaker, and sessions on topics ranging from entrepreneurship to professional etiquette and from money management to strengthening the mind and body. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. in the Eckburg Auditorium with breakout sessions held in classrooms in Goodman Hall.
The Long County Wildlife Festival committee recently donated $500 to the Long County High School band. LCHS Principal Scotty Hattaway said the money will go toward the expenses to send the band to the McDonald's Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 27, which is the second-largest parade of its kind, behind only the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in New York.
Bradwell Institute students heard from working professionals Friday during the school's annual Career Day.
Editor's note: This is part three of a three-part series on the Green Zone, a program offered by Armstrong State University that helps educators understand the challenges faced by military-affiliated students transitioning to life in the classroom.
The Long County School System's FCCLA chapter has taken many steps toward improving as an organization this school year. So far, members have attended three events.