On Monday morning, Diamond Elementary students and staff will see off the shipment of 2,000 paper cranes to Japan in an effort to bring a message of hope and love to an area fraught with despair.
On Friday, United Way of the Coastal Empire and the Kiwanis Club partnered together for the fourth annual Read Across Liberty program, which supplies students with one free book and guest readers to visit classrooms.
Standardized testing is a rite of spring in schools around the country. Liberty County students will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests next week. Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Judy Scherer recently shared with the Courier her top five test-preparation tips for students and parents:
Next week, Liberty County School System students in third- through eighth-grades will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, which measure how well students have acquired necessary skills and knowledge as described in the Georgia Performance Standards.
Designing award-winning logos is nothing new for Bradwell Institute junior Lawrence Murray.
Seventeen seniors from Senior Citizens Inc. of Hinesville visited Button Gwinnett Elementary last month. The visitors were invited and welcomed by members of the student council. Seniors observed students in their classrooms, participated in readings and other fun academic activities, listened to a program by music teacher James Adams and ate lunch. The seniors, who said they enjoyed meeting the students and visiting the school, wrapped up their visit at 12:15 p.m.
Long County High School Principal Scotty Hattaway is encouraging students' parents to use the online resource "BeThere" to offer input about the school.
Editor's note: The following children inadvertently were omitted from Liberty Elementary School's honor roll list:
STATESBORO - Standardized testing is a rite of spring in schools around the country, and a Georgia Southern University education professor has tips on how parents can make sure students do their best without feeling stressed.
Frank Long Elementary student Krista Robinson was the fifth-grade winner of the Georgia Young Authors' Writing Competition. She is the daughter of Mary Robinson; the sibling of Kaneshia, Norman and Kaitlin Robinson; and the grandchild of the late Charlie and Eloise Robinson of Riceboro.
The Young Adult Library Services Association since 2007 has sponsored national Teen Tech Week. The primary goal of the week is to demonstrate to teens that the library or media center is an important piece of the technology puzzle.
Bradwell Institute school nurse Mary Kelly, in conjunction with the certified-nursing-assistant students and BI HSTE teacher and HOSA advisor Suzann Sauls, conducted a heart-smart clinic at the school last month.
The Lewis Fraser Middle School students of the month for March recently were treated to lunch at Wendy's.
VALDOSTA- Valdosta State University graduated five students from this area following the fall semester:
The Liberty County School System will soon look to hire someone as the coordinator of military family support services for the district.
Liberty County schools have made history at the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl.
The Liberty County School System has three Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl champions -Lyman Hall Elementary School, Midway Middle School and Bradwell Institute.
Three schools from Liberty County will compete in the statewide Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Saturday in Athens.
The Liberty County Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 school calendar that has teachers officially returning to school August 1 and finishing a week before ...
Bradwell Institute sophomore Alyssa Vanderstow recalled the moment when the Friends Helping Friends club was recognized at the state Capitol during the General Assembly's ...
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