Teens from Liberty, Long, Chatham and Toombs counties learned how to advocate for tobacco-free school and park policies at a youth summit last Saturday at Savannah State University in Savannah. The summit was sponsored by the Coastal Health District as part of the State Tobacco Youth Prevention Program.
After weeks of public outcry and protests, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday his updated plan to keep pre-K hours the same while reducing the number of school days each year by 20.
Liberty Elementary and Button Gwinnett Elementary schools are celebrating National School Breakfast Week from March 7-11.
Representatives from the Historic Dorchester Academy Museum of African American History recently presented five books to Liberty Elementary School.
On Friday, 29 Walker Middle School FBLA members competed in the State Leadership Conference in Macon. Eleven students placed on the state level, FBLA advisor Amanda Sikes said. Each student who earned a first- through fifth-place finish received a plaque and a medal. Students who finished in sixth through 10th place received a medal.
Diamond Elementary staff chose a theme for their school's reading day based on Dr. Seuss' "Great Day for Up." Students decorated the doors of their classrooms using kites and other things that go up into the sky, librarian Lisa Romans said.
There are places to go and people to see, something Dr. Seuss preached in his books, which were read by guests at schools around the country during "Read Across America," a March 2 tribute to literacy on what would have been Seuss' 106th birthday.
The Cat in the Hat came to Hinesville in a jiffy, but he did not take note that he would look so spiffy to children and pre-Kers all down on the floor, who looked up to him while the room filled with a roar.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy students traveled to Brewton-Parker College to attend a one-day Young Writers Conference to learn how to strengthen their writing skills and collected $30,000 in scholarships as a result.
Connie Elizabeth Wasdin recently accepted an Eagle Award at North Florida Christian School's National Honor Society induction.
Liberty County School System was accredited during a called meeting Wednesday for the next five years by AdvanceED, an outside company that evaluates the efficiency of school systems.
ATLANTA - A plan to scale back Georgia's free, full-day pre-kindergarten program - the first of its kind in the United States - to a half-day has teachers fearing shrunken paychecks and working parents scrambling to find day care for their 4-year-olds.
ATLANTA - Senate Democrats are concerned that a proposal to cut the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship and prekindergarten program is moving too quickly through the Legislature.
The Long County Chamber of Commerce last week honored STAR student Angel Dennison and STAR teacher Sherry Lester during the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition ceremony.
The Educational Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax election early voting will continue through the Friday before the actual election on March 15. If the vote is approved, sales taxes will remain at the current rate for another five years.
Lyman Hall Elementary recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:
Snelson Golden Middle School recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:
First Prebyterian Christian Academy students had a very special visitor Wednesday morning, Pete the Cat from the "Pete the Cat" book series and author James ...
It's back to the drawing board for the Liberty County School System's 2017-18 school calendar.
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently announced its second nine-weeks honor roll:
"I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul."