LUDOWICI - In the final year of a three-year contract, Long County School Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope is suddenly facing the prospect he may not return for the 2008-09 school year.
Author and public speaker Dr. Jean Feldman got Liberty County pre-k teachers up on their feet, moving, waving their hands during a workshop last week. That's what she wants them to do for their students.
Lewis Frasier Middle School Club "I am Worth the Wait" hosted a cereal drive for their November community service project. All proceeds were donated to the Manna House for the holidays. The club's focus is on aiding young girls in transition from pre-teen to teenage years. This club was established to educate adolescent girls to value their bodies by developing and maintaining self-worth. The club also stresses the importance of abstinence. The club is sponsored ...
Smiley Elementary School's Media Center hosted a western Christmas celebration Accelerated Reading party Dec. 19 to promote its AR program and reward students who had scored 80 or better on their tests.
SAVANNAH - The Technical communications certificate program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require strong communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too -- it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.
The Lewis Frasier Middle School spelling bee took place recently in the Patriot cafeteria. Emerging winners were Ashanti Lee, sixth grader; Aubrey Garrido, seventh grader and Tyandre Neeley, eighth grader.
The Area VI Floral Design Workshop sponsored by the agricultural education program was hosted at Brunswick High School. The purpose of the workshop was to inspire the study of and interest in the design and marketing of florist arrangements through the agricultural education curriculum. Students were trained by Designer Tabatha McCall, owner of Mystical Gardens in Brunswick.
State Rep. Roger Lane visited the eighth graders at Walker Middle School on Dec. 17. Lane, who represents the 167th District, told the Georgia studies students about the duties and responsibilities of his job as a state representative. He discussed the work of committees and how legislation is prepared and moved through the Legislature, Senate and the governor's office. One of the key topics addressed was the importance of people becoming involved in government. He ...
Several Snelson-Golden Middle School students decided to help two Hinesville families during the holidays by providing them with toys. More than 60 toys were collected and distributed among a family of eight and a family of 13. The school's graduation coach contacted the campus social worker to assist with getting the items to the families.
The Continuing Education Center at Georgia Southern University will sponsor a 36-hour intensive course that will prepare participants who are seeking certification as a Professional in Human Resources or Senior Professional in Human Resources.
Trends and techniques for working with young children will be focus of the 21st annual Southern Conference on Children at Georgia Southern University on Jan. 26.
Snelson-Golden Middle School conducted its annual spelling bee Dec. 12. Team winners from each grade level were selected from individual classroom spelling bee winners and alternates. Students were reportedly well prepared for this event and performed an excellent job with their spelling. The sixth-grade winner was Jacoby Hardy and runner up was Daniel West. The seventh-grade winner was Joellyn Francis and runner up was Jasmine Jones. The eighth-grade winner was Evan Crowther and runner up ...
Liberty Countians will have a chance to express their opinions on the qualifications needed in a new school superintendent Jan.17.
Preschool Storytime Ages 3-4 Mondays at 10:30 a.m. (Jan. 7, 14, 28) Stories, songs and more Tree Tots Storytime Ages 1-2 Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. (Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29) Stories, songs and more Tea & Tales Book Group at the Midway-Riceboro Branch Library Jan. 3 at 5:30 p.m. Discussion of "Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen For more information, call the Midway-Riceboro Branch Library at 884-5742. Winter Wonderland Festival Liberty Branch: Jan. 12 ...
Bradwell Institute received the Governor's Cup earlier this school year for "significant three-year average gains in critical reading and math SAT scores," according to the award letter from Gov. Sonny Perdue.
A special science project for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students at Fort Stewart's Diamond Elementary School incited students' creativity and appreciation for science, explained Nathaline Simons, who, with Kathy Sheets, helped organize the school's Robot Fest, held Thursday morning in the gymnasium.
Volunteers from around the Long County community came out recently to support the school system's lunch program as part of the National School Lunch Week celebration.
Target Distribution presented a $1,000 grant to Frank Long and Lyman Hall elementary teacher Becky Busby's fifth grade, for an "Emerging Egyptologists" project.
Lewis Frasier Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America members attended the Fall Motivational Rally on Oct. 10 in Perry.
SAVANNAH - Junior Achievement of Georgia-Coastal Region will honor the 14th annual Savannah Business Hall of Fame inductees and the 2013 Educator of the Year, Denise Fisher of Fort Stewart's Youth ChalleNGe Academy, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has embarked on a journey on which no Eagle has ever gone before.
The Liberty County School System hosted a community forum Tuesday to hear concerns from parents and other members of the community.
The Waldo Pafford Elementary online art gallery has been rated No. 2 in the state by a website, according to a news release.
Liberty Elementary media specialist Kristi Craven recently won a $2,000 grant from Target department stores. The funds will be dedicated to providing students with media experiences such as special reading events, guest speakers and book donations.
Members of Lewis Frasier Middle School's student council recently visited Atlanta for a leadership conference for middle-school students.
First grade: Zy'kira Anderson
The Bradwell Institute media department recently received the highest honor for library media programs in the state.
First grade: Nikhiya Alexander
First grade: Laila Addis
Thirty-nine students in grades six through eight from the Long County Middle chapter of Future Business Leaders of America attended the Georgia FBLA Fall Leadership Motivational Rally on Oct. 10 in Perry.