Schools in Liberty County recently celebrated the importance of reading and children's literature. Students took part in a variety of special events and activities.
A group of Georgia Southern students came to Liberty County this week expecting to just get down and dirty restoring and cleaning local historical sites, but were surprised to find what they called "a cultural gold mine."
Lewis Frasier Middle School's First in Math teams are striving to maintain and improve their rankings in the state and nation. Team Orbit, which is comprised of sixth-graders, and Team Congo, which is made up of seventh- and eighth-graders, are ranked first and second in the state, and 12th and 13th nationally.
Third-graders at Liberty Elementary School had a science fair in September. Projects were displayed for parents and students to look at.
Can you think of an adventurous way for a group of second-graders to learn about Georgia history? How about a trolley tour of historic Savannah and a walk on the riverfront.
On Thursday, Nov. 6, from 3:30-6 p.m., the Liberty Elementary School Media Center joined the Title I Home Connect Program to sponsor Liberty Elementary's annual Pajamboree.
The military is a way of life in our town.
Students in the Long County School System will get to start Christmas break a few hours early.According to Superintendent Robert Waters, the system's three schools will end classes by noon Friday."As a result of the schools all making AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress), we are rewarding the students, the faculty and the staff by letting them start their holiday a little early," Waters said.
Waters said students at Walker Middle School and Long County High School will be let out at noon, while Smiley Elementary School students will be released at 11:45 a.m.
Retired Staff Sgt. and Mrs. Michael Dameron of Hinesville announce the upcoming graduation of their son, Michael C. Dameron Jr.
The Long County Board of Education voted at its meeting Dec. 8 to change the student information software its schools use.
ATLANTA - Few Georgia high schools are offering Bible classes two years after legislators made the state the first in the country to allow the topic as an elective course.
Georgia educators say students are more interested in taking SAT prep classes than Bible courses.
ATLANTA - Georgia's first Internet-based public school now has 4,400 students enrolled across the state.
Students of the Georgia Virtual Academy take all their classes online and do most of their work with the help of their parents. They talk with teachers over the phone and on e-mail, and take state-mandated exams at the end of the year like other public school students.
Ninety-two students at Liberty Elementary School were recently honored for achieving or exceeding their individual Accelerated Reader (AR) goals.
Longtime educator and retiring member of of the Liberty County Board of Education Mattie Hicks was honored Tuesday.
The Liberty County Board of Education will hold a public hearing next Tuesday to "review and consider the millage rate," according to a news release.
The Long County Wildlife Festival committee recently donated $500 to the Long County High School band. LCHS Principal Scotty Hattaway said the money will go toward the expenses to send the band to the McDonald's Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 27, which is the second-largest parade of its kind, behind only the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in New York.
Bradwell Institute students heard from working professionals Friday during the school's annual Career Day.
Editor's note: This is part three of a three-part series on the Green Zone, a program offered by Armstrong State University that helps educators understand the challenges faced by military-affiliated students transitioning to life in the classroom.