By Andrea Washington
Artwork by students from Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute will be judged and on display during the second annual ArtsFest from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at LCHS.
Members of the Liberty County FFA Chapter attended the FFA Success Conference March 2-3, at the FFA/FCCLA Center near Covington.
Smiley Elementary School in Long County hosted its annual "Picnic for Parents" March 30. The activity invites parents to visit the school and work with their children in class and then have a picnic lunch with them in the cafeteria.
Lewis Frasier Middle School teacher Carol Corwin has received a $75,000 grant for a "model" technology classroom, providing laptop computers for students, a "smart" interactive white board, a digital camera, and other technology for her sixth-grade class. The grant funds training for math and special education teachers. The use of Smartboard technology in the classes is a powerful tool, LFMS parent involvement facilitator Annie McCray said, noting the school board has added funding for Smartboards in each class.
Armstrong Atlantic State University's College of Education will offer three new master of arts in teaching degrees starting in the summer. The new degrees will allow students with a bachelor's degree in a certifiable area of study to pursue a graduate degree and obtain initial teacher certification.
FFA students at Bradwell Institute recently visited Coastal Manor in Ludowici for a day of pampering and recreation with the residents.
Savannah Technical College recently received re-accreditation from The American Culinary Federation Foundation Accrediting Commission.
Savannah Technical College's Liberty campus will host a free community event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at its Airport Road location.
The courtroom buzzed with small talk. Suddenly the doors opened, and a bailiff walked in and bellowed, "All rise. Liberty County Magistrate court is now in session, honorable Judge Amy Owens presiding. Please be seated."
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is seeking nominations for the annual Georgia History Teacher of the Year Award.
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.
The Liberty County School System is offering a new way for the public to communicate with the district.