At the Hinesville Rotary Club's meeting on Feb. 12, six Interact Club students from Liberty County High School, Bradwell Institute, and First Presbyterian Christian Academy participated in Rotary's high school speech contest. Stephanie Castillo (center) from BI placed first, Brandon Stafford (left) from FPCA placed second and Rebecca Woods from LCHS placed third. Castillo and Stafford will participate at a competition in Douglas on March 29. Winners of that competition will compete at Rotary's District Conference in Macon on April 19. Darius Booker from BI, Wesley Herr from LCHS, and Timothy Ashmen from FPCA also participated in ...
TIFTON -- The deadline for submitting applications for scholarships at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is March 1. Students interested in scholarships for 2008-09 should apply by March 1 to the office of academic affairs.
Two of the three teams that represented Liberty County schools in last weekend's regional reading bowl have earned slots in the state competition.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a career fair on Thursday, Feb. 28, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center, on the AASU campus, 11935 Abercorn Street.
The Long County Board of Education approved a measure last week that will allow the parents of some needy kids to buy eyewear for their children at a low cost.
Storyteller Josie Bailey sparked the imagination of students at Button Gwinnett Elementary School Feb. 4 as she put her spin on popular folktales, first describing them to the children as "just tales that folk tell." Students listened and got in on the theatrics as Bailey enlisted volunteers to use varying props to help paint the mental picture.
First grade students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School sang a different version of the childhood song, "Old MacDonald" during an assembly Jan. 31 called 'E-I-E-I Oops!'
STATESBORO -- Georgia Southern University will host more than 1,500 leaders from across the country during the 19th annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference March 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah.
Registration for the Liberty County School System Pre-K Center's 2008-09 school year will be from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 15.
The Enlisted Spouses' Club at Fort Stewart is taking applications for the annual Rita Ackerman Scholarship.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has announced enhancements to the master teacher certification program as another step toward improving student achievement in Georgia.
Planning for 4-H summer camps is under way, and registration for the June slots is just around the corner.
In a fast-paced regular meeting of the Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday, the board approved a second reading of two policies effectively eliminating the community-service requirement for graduation.
James Fox Jr., a senior at Long County High School in Ludowici, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.
Twelve Liberty County High School FFA members traveled last month to Berrien County High School in Nashville, Ga., to compete in Southeast Georgia Career Development Event.
At least one Tide got to roll Thursday in New Orleans.
Members of the Long County 4-H club recently demonstrated their skills and ability to excel locally and on the road.
Liberty Elementary and Midway Middle schools students joined together for a choral concert recently in the LES cafeteria. Fellow students and family members were invited. The performance included a mix of Christmas favorites and contemporary tunes.
At a Dec. 17 ceremony, Liberty College and Career Academy students who completed dual-enrollment credentials for the public schools' academy and Savannah Technical College this semester were recognized. The 52 students met Savannah Tech's admissions and course-work requirements to earn credentials in various programs, including law and justice, aircraft support, manufacturing, psychology and sociology.
STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College is accepting entries for the 18th annual Manufacturing Appreciation Week student design competition.
ATLANTA - This holiday season, people can give the gift of a college education by contributing to a 529 college savings plan.
Long County Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America members on Wednesday visited Coastal Manor nursing home to spread Christmas cheer to the residents. Wearing Santa hats and jingle-bell necklaces, 36 members spent an hour singing carols in the common areas and some rooms. They also made Christmas cards for each resident. After visiting the nursing home, FBLA members and parents attended a Christmas social at Chili's in Hinesville.
Though Long County High School has been open since August, officials held a grand-opening ceremony and open house last week.
Lewis Frasier Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America has teamed up with Terracycle for the 2013-14 school year to promote recycling in the school and community. FBLA members and their adviser collect and sort items for recycling to help eliminate waste. The organization targets plastic bottles, aluminum cans, drink pouches and potato-chip bags. The items later are redeemed for prizes for the school.
Sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission, the Georgia 4-H "Peanutrition" Contest challenges 4-H members to concoct a snack containing peanuts or peanut butter.