By Andrea Washington Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Polo shirts and khaki pants or skirts will be the highlights of elementary and middle school fashion next school year based on the Liberty County Board of Education's decision to approve a new uniform dress code policy. The board approved the measure to require uniforms for elementary and middle school students by a 4-3 vote during its regular meeting Tuesday night. The vote was the ...
Artwork by students from Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute will be judged and on display during the second annual ArtsFest from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at LCHS.
Midway Middle School names top students each month and recently announced its students March. They are Joseph Zettler, Tanasha Harvey, Kristopher Duncan, Courtney Neely, Ryan Smith, Jeanna Rountree, Alyssa Hux and Tucory Rhodes.
Members of the Liberty County FFA Chapter attended the FFA Success Conference March 2-3, at the FFA/FCCLA Center near Covington.
Smiley Elementary School in Long County hosted its annual "Picnic for Parents" March 30. The activity invites parents to visit the school and work with their children in class and then have a picnic lunch with them in the cafeteria.
Students at Joseph Martin Elementary School recently held a weeklong celebration in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday and the 50th anniversary of his famous book, "The Cat in the Hat." During the observance, students participated in a Dr. Seuss character trivia contest, wore "Cat in the Hat" hats and were entertained by a dramatic reading of the book by teachers Rebecca Metivier as Brother, Suzanne Harris as Sister, Frank Kelso as Fish, media specialist Elaine ...
Lewis Frasier Middle School teacher Carol Corwin has received a $75,000 grant for a "model" technology classroom, providing laptop computers for students, a "smart" interactive white board, a digital camera, and other technology for her sixth-grade class. The grant funds training for math and special education teachers. The use of Smartboard technology in the classes is a powerful tool, LFMS parent involvement facilitator Annie McCray said, noting the school board has added funding for Smartboards ...
Armstrong Atlantic State University's College of Education will offer three new master of arts in teaching degrees starting in the summer. The new degrees will allow students with a bachelor's degree in a certifiable area of study to pursue a graduate degree and obtain initial teacher certification.
FFA students at Bradwell Institute recently visited Coastal Manor in Ludowici for a day of pampering and recreation with the residents.
Savannah Technical College recently received re-accreditation from The American Culinary Federation Foundation Accrediting Commission.
Bradwell Future Business Leaders of America won first place for largest membership, largest local membership increase and business achievement at the region III level; and second place in largest local chapter membership, largest increase in local membership and fourth place in largest local chapter professional division membership at the state leadership conference
Rep. Al Williams took time out of his schedule to meet with Bradwell Institute FBLA members from his home county. Williams spoke with the students and posed for photos with them. Advisors Pamela Woodard and Connie Bragg accompanied the students to Atlanta. The trip provided the students with an opportunity to meet Gov. Sonny Perdue and Williams, tour the capitol and see the House in session. Bradwell Institute FBLA members were among other FBLA members ...
Savannah Technical College's Liberty campus will host a free community event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at its Airport Road location.
The courtroom buzzed with small talk. Suddenly the doors opened, and a bailiff walked in and bellowed, "All rise. Liberty County Magistrate court is now in session, honorable Judge Amy Owens presiding. Please be seated."
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is seeking nominations for the annual Georgia History Teacher of the Year Award.
Button Gwinnett and Taylors Creek Elementary schools were recently named to Georgia's Reward Schools list for 2013. Taylors Creek was one of 78 Georgia schools named a highest-performance school, and Button Gwinnett was among the 156 highest-progress schools across the state.
Fourteen educators have been nominated for this year's Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year honor. Each was chosen as their individual school's teacher of the year. This is the second part of the Courier's effort to profile these dedicated educators before the system-wide teacher of the year is announced next week.
Thirteen teachers and one media specialist have been nominated to be this year's Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year.
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.