As President Barack Obama's stimulus package heads into its last day of Senate debate, the Liberty County School System stands to gain a little more than $8 million allotted for construction, special education programs and Title 1 programs for low-income students.
ATLANTA - A lawmaker who wants to merge two historically black colleges in Georgia with nearby predominantly white institutions has teamed up with the head the state's Legislative Black Caucus in calling for a study committee to examine the move.
State Sens. Seth Harp and Emanuel Jones are backing a resolution recognizing the importance of the historically black schools. The resolution introduced Thursday also calls for a panel to investigate consolidating colleges in the state.
LUDOWICI - Long County students were treated like royalty on Jan. 23 for continuing to do well on their report cards.
After some planning and training, Midway Middle School finalized arrangements with the Liberty County Sheriff Office and installed its new school resource officer Jan.16 after a brief morning meeting.
According to Long County School's Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters, Walker Middle School and Smiley Elementary School were both recognized recently by the Georgia Department of Education as Title I Distinguished Schools for the 2008-09 school year.
Lewis Frasier Middle School's students of the month for December won lunch at Wendy's on Dec. 16.
A representative from the Georgia Student Finance Commission will be at Bradwell Institute to discuss financial aid Feb. 3.
Math is fun. Ask the students in Teressa Scott's third-grade class about working cooperatively to solve Sudoku puzzles.
Liberty Elementary School student Duane Fairfax won the 2008 DARE essay writing contest. Fairfax received a first-place certificate from LCSO Deputy Vernecia Mills. Mills and Deputy Cpl. James Caines, who taught Fairfax's DARE class.
Members of the Long County 4-H Club recently gathered at the courthouse and did their part to clean up the community.
LUDOWICI –– The Smiley Elementary School media center had a Pirate for Reading Party on Jan. 16 to promote reading through the school's Accelerated Reading program.
SAVANNAH - Due to a power outage in Hinesville, Savannah Technical College Liberty Campus classes are canceled and the campus is closed this evening, Thursday, Jan. 22.
Midway Middle School Builders Club PTO will have a Bingo Night on Tuesday, Jan. 27.
The 2008-09 YALL (Young Adult Liberty Leaders) completed their day of leadership for January at Liberty Regional Medical Center by dressing out in scrubs and going in the operating room. The group, formed by an agreement between Liberty County, the Board of Education and the Liberty County Health Department, meets monthly in venues throughout the county to experience and learn leadership principles. The group is made up of students from Liberty County High School, Bradwell and First Presbyterian Christian Academy.
On Dec. 17, Midway Middle School Student Council members visited the nursing home in Midway to bring holiday cheer to residents. They gave presents and sang holiday songs, taking requests from residents.
Members from the Long County 4-H Club presented a plaque to Long County Commissioners on Tuesday to thank them for their support.
CenturyLink is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom.
Liberty County elected officials, civic leaders and school administrators heard Liberty County Pre-K Center staff tout the importance of early education last week during visits in celebration of Georgia Pre-K Week, a state-wide celebration.
Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute FFA members recently competed in the Area 6 FFA floral-design career-development event Sept. 25 at Ware County High School in Dublin.
Long County Middle FBLA held a surprise assembly for eighth-grade officer and member Mackenzie Pattison last Thursday.
Long County High School held its annual homecoming parade and community pep rally Thursday.
The Liberty County School System will have a community forum from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington. For information, call 876-5966 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Midway Middle School will have a Parent University at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. The school is at 425 Edgewater Drive, Hinesville. For information or to RSVP, call Pamela Brown at 884-6677.
Each year, media specialists, computer-lab teachers and academic coaches are invited to attend the Liberty County School System Media and Technology Showcase.
The Liberty County School System Technology Department is offering an "App-tastic" App of the Month to all teachers.