Publishing student writing encourages reluctant writers, strengthens self-confidence and promotes literature.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Liberty chapter has kicked off its annual drive for funds at Joseph Martin Elementary School. Principal Sue Tolley planned creative ways to encourage staff to give.
Joseph Martin Elementary School recently had Muffins with Mom, allowing students the opportunity to honor their mothers.
Long County High School celebrated homecoming during Friday's football game.
Brewton-Park College is closing its Liberty County Campus.
Midway Middle School's Builders Club had its first meeting of the 2009-10 school year Sept. 22.
The Liberty County School System is hosting "All-Star School Lunch," an NBA-WNBA-inspired campaign to help students learn the importance of eating healthy school lunches and staying active.
Jessica Nicholson's second-graders at Taylors Creek Elementary have excitedly been learning about the three states of matter.
SAVANNAH - Record numbers of students are packing classrooms, hallways and parking lots at Savannah Technical College for the fall quarter.
Anyone interested in learning more about Georgia public education is invited to a public hearing from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Appling County Schools office, 249 Blackshear Highway, Baxley.
Bonnie Camp, a fourth-grade math and science teacher at Walker Middle School in Ludowici, was among 29 Georgia teachers to receive New Teacher Assistance Grants from Georgia Power. Collie Williams, Georgia Power's area manager in Jesup, presented the award to Camp at the Oct. 5 board of education meeting in Ludowici.
Long County High School will celebrate homecoming Oct. 16, when the Blue Tide football team takes on Jeff Davis. Last week, the school announced the nominees for the 2009 homecoming court.
MOUNT VERNON - Dr. David W. Moffett, chairman of the education division at Brewton-Parker College, has been appointed to the University System of Georgia's Teacher Quality Task Force as the representative of Georgia's private colleges and universities with teacher education programs.
JEKYLL ISLAND - Two members of the Bradwell Institute SkillsUSA Georgia team were recognized a the Fall Leadership Conference on Sept. 17-18 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center.
Oct. 4-10 is National 4-H Week and Liberty County is celebrating by hosting Biofuels Blast on Fort Stewart.
Liberty County Early Head Start in Riceboro honored its teachers for National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8, with a display and activities organized by parents and the administration. The teachers, followed by their years of experience, are Amy Phillips, 6½, Sabrina Gage, 7, Tiffany Pinkney, 6½, Georgia Johnson, 6, Tammbla Jones, 6, and Joe Ann Calvin, 20. Center Supervisor Cathy Jennings, 21 years of experience, is not pictured. The center now is taking applications for free enrollment. Call (912) 876-5977 and ask for LaShonda Shepherd or Cathy Jennings for more information.
In late March, Bill Humbert, former band teacher at Chandler High School in Glendale, Arizona, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. When former students heard of the diagnosis, they quickly established a GoFundMe.com account, which has raised more than $15,000 to pay for the Humbert’s accumulating medical bills.