SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College Phi Lambda members participated in a regional competition at Columbus Technical College in Columbus in February. The following students competed and placed in various categories. They will advance to the statewide competition April 2-11 in Atlanta.
Alyssa Mulvihill is the first-grade winner in the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition at Taylors Creek Elementary School. Mulvihill, who is in Christine Crystal's class, also won a county award.
Nine Bradwell Institute and 14 Liberty County High School FFA chapter members recently attended the Georgia FFA Success Conference on March 5-6 at the FFA/FFCLA Center.
• Smiley Elementary pre-K registration
Sixteen FBLA members from Bradwell Institute participated in region competitions recently at Wayne County High School in Jesup. The business ethics team advanced to the state competition, which will be in Atlanta on March 26-27. Rickie Works and Xanthus Lee will compete.
Parents of preschoolers who live off-post in Liberty County have two opportunities this spring to enroll their children in the Liberty County Pre-K Center for the 2010-11 school year. Liberty Pre-K Center will have registration from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 17, and again from 8 a.m.- noon Saturday, May 1.
Georgia Coastal Youth, Inc. will host its fourth annual, free youth summit Saturday to help middle-schoolers and high-schoolers prepare for college and its required entrance exams.
ATLANTA - School districts in Georgia now have an extra month to decide how many teachers they will hire for next year.
Gov. Sonny Perdue signed into law Tuesday a bill that extends the deadline for educator contracts to May 15. The move is designed to give districts more flexibility as state lawmakers grapple with the state's sagging economy.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas gave five Youth ChalleNGe Academy cadets their oath of office as student council officers on Feb. 26. Thomas participated in the family day ceremony that allows cadets to show their family, friends and mentors the difference YCA has made in their lives.
People aren't happy at Georgia Southern University. From the administration to students, nobody wants state budget cuts at GSU - but how can they be avoided?
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College promoted two members of its administrative staff and welcomed two new employees in February.
ATLANTA - A bill giving Georgia school districts more flexibility amid the state's fiscal crisis has passed a key committee.
The legislation allows districts to increase class size by one student in kindergarten through fifth-grade and by two students in sixth-grade through high school through 2013. It also lifts state controls on how schools spend their funding - such as how much is spent on libraries or transportation.
SAVANNAH - Official enrollment numbers at Savannah Technical College for the 2010 winter quarter show an increase of 18.8 percent in total credit enrollment from the same quarter last year, marking the second consecutive quarter that enrollment has topped 5,000 and the largest-ever enrollment for winter quarter.
It's no secret that tuition costs are skyrocketing to unsettling levels.