Long County Schools recently had a young author's conference at the Clubhouse in Rye Patch.
The Liberty County Board of Education has made some changes to the dress code for the 2009-10 school year. We would like to take this opportunity to inform you of these changes. Some of the changes for elementary students include only solid white or navy polo shirts (no ruffles, lace, elastic, or smocking will be allowed). Blouses and button down shirts are no longer allowed. Elementary students will now be able to wear any color belt.
Hinesville residents Zanita Tonisha Simmons and Elizabeth Wesley Pirkle graduated from The Savannah Country Day School on June 1.
Lewis Frasier Middle School's seventh-grade First in Math Team placed first in the state among all seventh-grade teams and seventh in the state among all teams. Lewis Frasier's sixth-grade First in Math team placed first among all sixth-grade teams and second in the state among all teams. First in Math is a nation-wide comprehensive Web-based program offering fact practice, test-prep and math activities.
MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College has announced it plans to participate in the Yellow Ribbon tuition program for veterans.
LUDOWICI - Walker Middle School had its first CHAMPS graduation ceremony June 1.
The board of education is still paying for the construction of Libert County High School's Donell Woods Stadium and they passed a motion Tuesday to accept a $328,658 bid from Titan Golf Services to correct irrigation issues that have left the field saturated and soggy.
More than 900 students at Lewis Frasier Middle School signed a test-taking pledge and posted pledge cards on a wall in the school's commons area for all to see during CRCT week.
The Liberty County School system recognized three teachers at Tuesday night's Board Meeting for exceptional use of technology in the classroom.
Joseph Martin Elementary students have become published authors. All students participated in a program from studentreasures that allowed them to write and to illustrate their books.
Falling in line with state results, Liberty County schools posted significant increases in criterion-referenced competency test scores this year, exciting educators across the area.
Community members heard more about how school-governance teams will be formed, and how they will function, during a recent community forum concerning the district's transition to becoming a charter system.
The National Center of Education Statistics reports that about 3 percent of the school-age population is home schooled. Parents mainly home-school their children because they are concerned about certain school environments, where there could be bullying or teachings that go against a parent's political and religious beliefs, the NCES reported.
Students hung out to dry when 30 remaining Corinthian colleges shuttered last week will lose all or most of their credits, leaving 15,000 students in dire straits. Many will not be able to transfer most, if any, of their credits to new institutions. Some were just days away from finishing their certifications.