During a recent visit to the Capitol, Bradwell Institute FBLA members, started out by meeting Gov. Sonny Perdue and taking a group picture with FBLA'ers from across the state.
Nearly 200 high school seniors attended the fifth annual Scholars Day at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
Anyone interested in pursuing a graduate degree at Georgia Southern University is invited to attend an information session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 in Henderson Library, Room 1300 on the University campus in Statesboro.
Seven Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each are available.
Kenisha Mobley, a marketing management student at Savannah Technical College, was named college winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership at the selection committee meeting on March 19.
The Long County Board of Education met twice in the month of March to complete the monthly agenda.
Long County roadways are much tidier after the local 4-H Club took part in a spring clean-up effort while also participating in a district-level competition recently.
Long County High School will have four students participate in the Healthcare Occupational Students of America national competition in Florida in June.
The Coastal Electric Cooperative Foundation is accepting applications for the 2007 Foundation Scholarship.
Long County's Smiley Elementary School recognized the 50th anniversary of Dr. Seuss' Cat in the Hat, with the Read Across America celebration.
Bradwell Institute floral design students, under the instruction of Chansi Coleman, worked for months creating the perfect mock wedding celebration as a class project.
A month after introducing a new-and heavily debated prom policy, Liberty County high school principals have reversed a decision to prohibit juniors and seniors from bringing "outsiders" as guests to this year's prom.
Bradwell Institute teacher Debra Stevens has joined the list of Liberty County's National Board Certified Teachers. While NBCTs number well over 50,000 in the country, Liberty County's school district has 10. NBCT is the highest
Waldo Pafford Elementary School hosted its sixth annual Parent and Child Fun and Learning Day in January.
Each year the National Council for Exceptional Children designates a week in March to celebrate students with disabilities. This year it was March 4-10 and the Liberty County Division for Exceptional Learning hosted a reception for the teachers of students with disabilities.
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.
The National Society of High School Scholars recently selected Bradwell Institute student LaTonya Jones of Hinesville to become a member of the organization. The society, formed in 2002, recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.