The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host new Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee at a Progress Through the People Luncheon at noon Thursday at the Performing Arts Center on Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington.
Liberty County School System teachers and other school employees were "welcomed aboard ship LCSS" during a rousing, nautical-themed convocation Tuesday, the day before the 2013-14 school year began.
The bell signaling the first day of the 2013-14 academic year rang Wednesday, and students toting backpacks returned to Liberty County School System's schools.
The Path2College 529 Plan is running two sweepstakes with prize money exceeding $50,000.
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and Gov. Nathan Deal announced last week that Georgia is withdrawing from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test development consortium.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has extended its fall-semester enrollment deadline until Aug. 15.
Liberty County students reported back to classes today. Motorists on roads near the schools noticed short delays as crossing guards were directing traffic, but no problems had been reported early.
New Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee was welcomed by community leaders like she was an old friend during a meet-and-greet Thursday at the Liberty County Schools Performing Arts Center.
Incoming ninth-graders got a taste of what to expect from high-school life Tuesday at Bradwell Institute's revamped freshmen orientation, dubbed Camp BI. Bradwell administrators said the freshmen-only introduction to the school was held to help students adjust from middle school to high school.
Just a few months ago, the community watched as students in the classes of 2013 from Bradwell Institute, Liberty County High School and First Presbyterian Christian Academy collected their diplomas and threw their caps in the air.
Long County students Meagan DeLoach and Ashley Burnside attended the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America National Leadership Conference on July 7-11 in Nashville, Tenn.
In comparing individual schools' standardized-test scores in the Liberty County School System, most students scored lower in math and science than they did in reading and language arts. However, LCSS students' scores beat the state average in most subjects, except in math, according to recently released test scores.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College student Shondai Dunbar-Williams, of Fort Stewart, won the bronze award at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference for nurse assisting. The win came after Dunbar-Williams won a gold medal at a state competition. At the national level, she competed with six other students in front of a panel of judges.
About 32 new teachers acted as role models for proper classroom behavior Tuesday by sitting quietly and attentively at their desks during a new-hire orientation at the Liberty County Board of Education.
For the second time in three years, the Liberty County Schools' social workers are trying to assure all students can dress for success.
The Liberty County Board of Education approved a three-page list of recommendations Tuesday to offer contracts to central-office and school-level administrators and district staff for the 2014-15 school year.
Elementary-, middle- and high-school students from Liberty County schools had strong showings at the Southern Regional Helen Ruffin Reading Bow, held Feb. 1 at Valdosta State University.
12th grade: Krystal Alexis
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will host five spring Family Days for students and their parents.
The Village Children's Learning Center in Hinesville celebrated National School Choice Week on Jan. 27-31 in conjunction with the school's open house and annual art show events.
JROTC cadets from Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High School joined schools from around the region Saturday for a JROTC Combined Drill Meet at Benedictine Military in Savannah. It was the first of four drill meets at various sites around the region in preparation for the Feb. 20 Regional Formal Inspection. The students from Bradwell and Liberty earned first-place finishes in several meet categories.
Liberty County public-school students won't find high-calorie junk food favorites like chili cheese fries in their school cafeterias anytime soon, but they may find some new, healthier choices taste-tested by their peers.
The Liberty County School System will send individual student-growth model reports home to parents on Feb. 6. These Georgia Student Growth Model reports indicate how well a student has progressed academically compared to their peers in other school systems, school officials said.
Liberty County Schools will be closed Thursday for all staff and students, according to the district's website. Classes are expected to resume on Friday at the regular time.
The Liberty County School System, taking its cue from computer-savvy students, has redesigned its district website and will soon officially unveil the system's new Facebook and Twitter pages.
For many kids in Southeast Georgia, seeing snow is only a dream. But for some students at Smiley Elementary School in Long County, that dream came true last Friday when the media center held its first snow day.
First grade : Zy'Kira Anderson
First grade: Laila Addis
The Long County Board of Education recently heard a report from school food director Stephanie Fox on the program's theme for this school year, "A Positive Change."