Liberty County High School juniors got a treat March 14 when motivational speaker Keith L. Brown spoke to their class, along with faculty and staff.
Six members of the Bradwell Institute Chorus were selected to sing in the 2008 Georgia All-State Chorus. Students from all over the state auditioned, and those who passed the auditions performed to standing-room-only crowds at the Savannah Civic Center on Feb. 23. The BI choral director is Amanda Durden.
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Midway Middle School recently named its Students of the Month for March based on citizenship. As the character quality trait changes each month, teachers from the school's 10 academic teams nominate a student who best demonstrates the character trait. The student must also be in good academic standing and exhibit good behavior. MMS has two sixth grade teams, four seventh grade teams, three eighth grade teams, and one special education team.
LUDOWICI -- The Walker Middle School basketball C-team recently had two fundraisers to raise money to buy uniforms and equipment.
As part of Music in Our Schools Month, the Bradwell Institute Music Department performed a concert on March 13 in the school's commons area.
Drama students at Liberty County High School will present "Once Upon a Mattress," at 8 p.m. on March 28 and 29 and at 2 p.m. on March 30.
The national shortage of special education teachers has not fazed Jeanine Robinson's 26-year career.
A little, balsa wood tee that held a golf ball and 40 pounds of other weights has earned a team from Lewis Frasier Middle School a berth in a state competition.
LUDOWICI --Long County High School had a lock-in for 11th grade class on March 14 to help them prepare for the upcoming High School Graduation Test.
LUDOWICI -- Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope reported at the March Long County School Board meeting that the BoE design team had met with architect Craig Shillinger of Southern A & E to discuss the preliminary plans for the new school.
Faith Temple is hosting a fundraising BBQ/yard sale for Jasean Smith on Saturday, March 29, across from King and Son's Funeral Home in Glennville.
SAVANNAH – Patricia O'Day, a practical nursing student at Savannah Technical College has been named as the school's winner of Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.
Students in Lee Christensen's government and economics class at Glennville Christian Academy visited the site of the 2004 G8 Summit on Feb. 26. The juniors and seniors heard an introduction to the purpose and make-up of the G8 Summit in class. In addition to hearing first-hand about the events that transpired during the summit of leading economic powers; Japan, Russia, France, Great Britain, United States, Canada, Italy and the European Union, students and sponsors toured ...
RICEBORO - Hampton Island Preserve, a private, upscale housing development off the coast here, helped teach graders from Savannah Country Day School where the food they eat comes from, the importance of healthy eating and a little about the ecosystem of the Georgia coastal area.
SAVANNAH - Jeff Ashmen has been selected as its military-outreach coordinator at Savannah Tech College.
ATLANTA - Fifteen Georgia seniors have a chance to win the third annual Colored Rocks Prize in a competition launched this week by the Colored Rocks Foundation.
"I want to be just like you," a boy told Hinesville firefighter Alex Mason at Frank Long Elementary School on Wednesday.
Lyman Hall Elementary students and their families enjoyed hot dogs and books Oct. 1 at the school's third annual Book Fair Picnic.
Kathryn Nelson's class at the Liberty County Pre-K Center helped with an art project to prepare for Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's upcoming visit to Liberty County. Deal will address an audience from 10:45 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Bradwell Institute's Olvey Field. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at 368-4445.
Liberty County's 14 public schools are celebrating the benefits of eating healthy lunches through Friday. National School Lunch Week officially began Monday. The Liberty County School System was closed Monday for Columbus Day and closed Tuesday for a teachers' furlough day.
Liberty College and Career Academy CEO Tom Alexander on Friday updated Liberty County School System administrators and board members on LCCA program developments as culinary-arts students served a restaurant-style brunch they had prepared.
The Coastal Electric Cooperative Bright Ideas prize team - with balloons, gifts, signs and giant checks in hand - filed into the classrooms of seven surprised Liberty County School System educators Thursday.
Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge visited Long County on Wednesday. While in Ludowici, he stopped by the new Long County High School and took a tour of the facility, courtesy of Principal Scotty Hattaway and Long County School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters.
Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge visited Midway Middle School on Wednesday as part of his two-day, statewide tour the Georgia Department of Education is calling "Georgia's Future, Now." The tour is meant to promote schools across the state.
A motion to place half the cost of sports officials back on high-school athletic directors' shoulders failed Tuesday when Liberty County school-board members deadlocked in a 3-3 vote.
Midway Middle School celebrated Custodial Appreciation Day on Oct. 2. The custodians were honored during a ceremony in which Principal Debra Frazier and Assistant Principal Tom Willoughby praised their efforts in maintaining a clean, safe environment for MMS students. The custodians received candy bouquets to express the school's gratitude for a job well done.
The Walker Elementary School student council recently held a book drive to collect elementary age-appropriate books for their media center. Students in fourth and fifth grades brought in more than 200 new or slightly used books, which will be available at the school. Members of the student council show some of the books that were acquired.
The new Long County Middle School had its first homecoming celebration Sept. 27 at Veterans Field. This year's homecoming queen was eighth-grader Brianna Lord. Her court included sixth-grade princess Chante' Thomas, the seventh-grade princess Sophie Cooper and eighth-grade runner-up princess Julia Scheck.
These days 4-H is more than youth judging poultry, it teaches children and teens life lessons, such as developing public speaking and decision making skills and giving back through community service.