Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America traveled to Birmingham, Ala. in November for the National FBLA Fall Leadership Conference.
The following Hinesville and Allenhurst students are candidates for degrees from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro for the fall 2007 term:
Author Pam Alexander visited Smiley Elementary School on Dec. 11. Alexander, a former history teacher in the Tattnall County School System turned author and illustrator, brought her magic to the school and wowed both students and teachers. Along with co-author Rhonda Frost Petty, Alexander is most known for her history series on "Yumion the Vidalia Sweet Onion." The character is an onion that travels throughout Georgia teaching and learning about the state's history. The series ...
The Liberty County schools will have a Veterans Day holiday next year, thanks to last-minute schedule juggling by the BoE recently.
Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health was recently awarded a two-year $500,000 grant from the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany to develop a comprehensive assessment of community needs in the hospital's Southwest Georgia service area.
Chris Anderson has been chosen the new principal of Liberty Elementary School where he will take over when classes resume in January.
Frank Long Elementary School hosted its annual school spelling bee for fourth and fifth grade students.
Beginning Computer Skills A great class for anyone who knows they aren't a whiz at using a computer keyboard, mouse or knowing what goes on inside that computer box. Begins Jan. 15, also on Jan. 17 Fee: Free Computer Essentials Learn what manages and runs your computer so you can be in control; file management (copy, move, finding lost files, loading software), organizing your hard drive, short cut operations with mouse skills, icon creations, ...
Compassion: Midway Middle School students of the month for December include Jeremy Scott, Lauren Perez, Erin Prostrello, Mary Williams, Ashley Marshall, Austin Eisner (not pictured), Kelly McCall, Christiana Ceniceros, Ceera Holmes (not pictured) and Carel (Alex) Tate. All these students displayed the character of compassion.
A Christmas tree in the Division for Exceptional Learning entry way at the Liberty County Board of Education office was decorated using handmade ornaments, made by students from the following classrooms: Kelli Greene, Lewis Frasier Middle School; Launa Chamberlin, Liberty County High School; Betty Cashon, Beth Burrill and Courtney Hood, Pre-K; Trang Black and Fran North, Snelson-Golden Middle School; Michelle Starrett, Waldo Pafford Elementary School; Sparina Williams, Frank Long Elementary School; and Linda Lynn, Taylors ...
The Waldo Pafford Elementary School Kids Care Club recently put together holiday gift bags and presented them to the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 46 as a "Bringing Good Moments" project.
When Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy counselor Elaine Lacy walks into the office each morning, she is focused on one thing: What she can do that day to help each of her cadets continue toward a brighter future.
Armstrong Atlantic State University student and Midway student Robert Rancourt was awarded a Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics scholarship.
Two local students attend a career development event sponsored by the Agricultural Education program. The competition took place at Ware County High School in Waycross. Yaritza Calo (right), a ninth-grade student, placed third in the junior division. She was given 60 minutes to create a corsage and bud vase for a young male to present to his date for a dance. Antonia Gorham, 12th-grade student, placed sixth in the senior division. She was given 30 ...
Long County High School had its Club International participate in the International Festival recently at Mill Creek Park in Statesboro.
The Delta GEMS visited Liberty County Head Start in Riceboro on Monday to help pre-schoolers understand Veterans Day.
During the recent Red Ribbon Week at Lewis Frasier Middle School, parents, students and staff formed a human red ribbon to show support for being drug free. Parents, students and staff walked one lap around the school and convened on the football field to form the ribbon. Fort Stewart also sent McGruff the drug dog to make the event a success.
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently hosted its first parent night of the year. Those in attendance discussed the use of Title One money, highly-qualified teachers, measurable goals for staff, measurable goals for students, the Title One parent-involvement budget and district and school policy.
Liberty County teachers are under pressure this year to quickly learn and implement a number of state mandates, including the Common Core standards and local initiatives meant to improve student achievement.
Some Liberty County High School students seem to recite Shakespearian dialogue as easily as they text or Twitter-speak.
About 60 working people with jobs ranging from wildlife biologist to chef spoke to Bradwell Institute students during Friday's career expo about their careers and how they chose their professional paths.
First grade: Alexander Bailey
Anthony K. Johnson, who teaches language arts to gifted seventh-graders at Midway Middle School, is one of 40 new teachers in Georgia to receive a $1,000 New Teacher Assistance Grant from Georgia Power.
The Liberty County School System last week launched an online forum to give citizens an additional opportunity to help move the school system forward. The web-based forum is designed to provide an additional venue to encourage stakeholders to become engaged in open discussions, ask questions and offer suggestions that are centered on the future of Liberty County Schools.
First grade: Taneiha Bowman
First grade: Jarome Adkins
Smiley Elementary School on Friday held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration in the school's parking lot.
Hinesville Ford joined Ford dealerships across the county in supporting local schools' fine arts and sports programs, many of which are being cut due to budget constraints.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School students, along with their counterparts at other schools in the Liberty County School System, celebrated Red Ribbon Week Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Button Gwinnett was festooned from top to bottom with large and small red ribbons.
Rebecca Carter, daughter of Glenn and Becky Carter of Hinesville, recently was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.