The Liberty County Board of Education approved master renovation plans for a fine arts building and also made a decision on the location of the Career Academy during Tuesday evening's meeting.
Applications are being taken for the Rita Ackerman Scholarship. The scholarship was created specifically to be awarded to the spouse of any enlisted service member, either active duty or retired.
The Liberty County Pre-K Center makes reading a priority. On Thursday, the center hosted its first of four literacy series sessions, which are designed to encourage parents to help their children to become better readers.
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge named 868 Georgia Title I Distinguished Schools and four Title I Distinguished Districts at a recent state board of education meeting.
On Jan. 21, Midway Middle School recognized students who excelled academically for the second nine-week grading period. There were 17 students on the "A" honor roll and 160 students on the "A/B" honor roll. The Rev. Doug Walker, pastor of Midway United Methodist Church, talked to students during the ceremony about being grateful for the educators who assist them with their scholastic achievements.
Nancy Probst's sixth-grade social studies class at Midway Middle School worked throughout January on multi-tiered projects. After doing in-class lessons and watching videos about the Cuban Revolution and the Zapatista movement in Mexico, students met in the media center with media specialist Cristina Dover to review research methods. They researched and put together news scripts on their chosen topics.
Students from Long County High School's Future Business Leaders of America club attended the Region 3 Leadership Conference on Jan. 20 in Jesup.
On Jan. 20, Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America members traveled to Altamaha Technical College in Jesup for the FBLA Region 3 Leadership Conference. Competitive events consisted of online testing and/or performance events. Bradwell Institute members earned 12 Region 3 awards; seven students advanced to the FBLA State Leadership Conference, which will be March 17-20 in Atlanta.
Walker Middle School students Halayna Klassen and Emily Carden recently were chosen to play with the Armstrong Atlantic Youth Orchestra in Savannah. WMS band director Myron Grimes said the two eighth-graders were selected from a group of 120 students.
SAVANNAH - Three former Liberty County High School athletes and two former Long County High School athletes are among 85 student-athletes who are excelling in the classroom at Savannah State University.
When Riceboro City Councilman Chris Stacey received an invitation to the Georgia Municipal Association's 2010 Mayors' Day pre-conference on after-school activities, he decided to attend.
The Liberty County School System technology department has implemented a program, Technology Teacher of the Month, to recognize teachers who exemplify the integration of technology in the classroom. Since 2008, this program has motivated teachers to incorporate technology into their lessons. With numerous technology tools available to teachers, students are able to learn about different content areas in a variety of settings.
The Walker Middle School FBLA members attended a region leadership conference Jan. 20 at Wayne County High School. Thirty-seven students attended and several won awards. The winning students will move on to compete at the state leadership conference March 4 in Macon.
The Savannah Area McDonald's Operators' Association has opened its scholarship program for applications, and is primed to award more than $50,000 towards higher education for the second year in a row.
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Lewis Frasier Middle School recently announced its 4th nine weeks honor rolls:
Caleb Sanker will have his artwork displayed for all Bradwell Institute students to see in the coming years.
VALDOSTA - Landis Johnson of Hinesville has received Valdosta State University's 2016 Sigma Alpha Chi Mac Award.
Lyman Hall Elementary School recently announced its 4th nine weeks honor rolls:
Cecilia Graham will add her Youth Leader of the Year award from the Young Adult Liberty Leaders program to her wall of athletic awards and ...
Members of Long County High School FFA chapter attended the Area 6 Awards Banquet May 12 at Ware County High School.
Editor's note: The Courier publishes honor rolls as they come in and space is available.