School social worker Yolanda Sharpe received a treat last week when Tom Joyner, from the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Radio Show, called her in response to a letter she wrote on behalf of some Liberty County students.
Midway Middle School is prepping students for the upcoming CRCT standardized test in a month long celebration called March Madness.
On March 6 the Utilities Protection Center of Georgia's mascot, Digger Dog, met with students in second and third grades at Waldo Pafford Elementary School to encourage them to "call before you dig."
Liberty County High School juniors got a treat March 14 when motivational speaker Keith L. Brown spoke to their class, along with faculty and staff.
Six members of the Bradwell Institute Chorus were selected to sing in the 2008 Georgia All-State Chorus. Students from all over the state auditioned, and those who passed the auditions performed to standing-room-only crowds at the Savannah Civic Center on Feb. 23. The BI choral director is Amanda Durden.
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Midway Middle School recently named its Students of the Month for March based on citizenship.
LUDOWICI -- The Walker Middle School basketball C-team recently had two fundraisers to raise money to buy uniforms and equipment.
As part of Music in Our Schools Month, the Bradwell Institute Music Department performed a concert on March 13 in the school's commons area.
Drama students at Liberty County High School will present "Once Upon a Mattress," at 8 p.m. on March 28 and 29 and at 2 p.m. on March 30.
The national shortage of special education teachers has not fazed Jeanine Robinson's 26-year career.
A little, balsa wood tee that held a golf ball and 40 pounds of other weights has earned a team from Lewis Frasier Middle School a berth in a state competition.
LUDOWICI --Long County High School had a lock-in for 11th grade class on March 14 to help them prepare for the upcoming High School Graduation Test.
LUDOWICI -- Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope reported at the March Long County School Board meeting that the BoE design team had met with architect Craig Shillinger of Southern A & E to discuss the preliminary plans for the new school.
Faith Temple is hosting a fundraising BBQ/yard sale for Jasean Smith on Saturday, March 29, across from King and Son's Funeral Home in Glennville.
Bryan Sperry’s still got it.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit Bar Association is offering college-scholarship opportunities for high-school seniors residing in Liberty, Long, Bryan, Evans, McIntosh and Tattnall counties.
The Hinesville Fire Department helped celebrate 50 years of Head Start on Friday.
More and more, researchers are finding the impact of college has been misconstrued. While the mass media narrative has trended away from the importance of a degree, studies are finding that a college education might be more useful now than at any time in recent memory.
Two area residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
The Department of Education hosted a Games for Learning Summit in New York City this month, reports Tech Times, bringing together educators, student and parents as well as video game producers and publishers in an effort to find the best way of harnessing technology for education.
While it’s easy to think that Ph.D. students have it pretty good — after all, people with doctoral degrees are likely to earn an average of $3.4 million throughout their professional life — recent research indicates that Ph.D. students view their own futures with a bleak eye.
Maybe McDonald’s has been doing it right all along.
When Christie Fierro, a communications instructor at Tacoma Community College in Washington State, saw students struggling in her eight-week communications class, she decided to ask them about it.
Students who earned slots on the Taylors Creek Elementary honor roll during the third quarter were:
Students who were listed on the Lyman Hall Elementary honor roll for the third nine weeks were:
Students who earned spots on the Bradwell Institute honor roll durin the third quarter were:
Getting from high school to college is no easy task for low-income teenagers. Teachers are busy teaching. Parents, who usually did not attend college themselves, don't know where to begin.
What's the value of a book? Is it in the words, the monetary value, or maybe the "influence?"
The Long County Sheriff's Office held its annual Prom Promise/Student Safety Awareness Day on Friday.