The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will award five $1,000 scholarships to deserving students. Four categories of scholarships are available including the Historical Black College/University Scholarship; Fashionetta Scholarship; a general scholarship and an adult continuing education scholarship. A 500-word essay is required and the deadline to submit entries is May 4. Applications and other requirement details are available in the guidance offices at Liberty County High School, Bradwell Institute, Brewton Parker College and the Liberty Center. Parents are encouraged to make sure your senior students take advantage of this opportunity.
Liberty County High School announces the following events.
GED students around Liberty County escaped a potential snag in progress as funding for their program was on the verge of a temporary collapse.
Members of the Liberty County FFA Chapter recently attended the FFA Greenhand Jamboree March 2-3 at the FFA/FCCLA Center near Covington.
Five chorus students from Bradwell Institute were selected to participate in the 2007 Georgia All-State Chorus.
Liberty County's gifted students will be served in their home schools - eventually - under a plan approved by the school board Tuesday.
Taylors Creek Elementary School faculty, students and staff ended school Wednesday by surprising the 3rd Infantry Division's Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade.
By Andrea Washington
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.
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.
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 in each class.
Interstate Credit Union recently announced that Lyman Hall Elementary teacher Denise Blackmon had won its annual Extreme Classroom Makeover Contest.
The Hineshouse Project Inc. selected and sponsored local recent high-school graduates or current high-school students to attend a youth-leadership conference, "Call of Duty: Making a Difference," hosted by the Georgia Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities from July 25-27 at the University of Georgia in Athens.
The United States Achievement Academy recently announced that Tia Ayana Gonzalez of Hinesville has been recognized as a student of excellence in science.
The Liberty County School System, through the teaching and learning department, will offer Focused Learning After School Hours (FLASH) courses for all teachers beginning this month. One-hour FLASH courses, held on announced days, will provide resources, tools and take-away items for the teachers' toolkits. For each 10 FLASH courses completed, educators will earn one Professional Learning Unit.
For the past 15 years, the Liberty County School System has contracted the Student Transition and Recovery Program as a means for discipline and behavior intervention.
James Long of Ludowici has won of the Interstate Resources Scholarship Program sponsored by Interstate Resources, Inc.