Coastal Electric Cooperative wants to find three high school students who want to develop their leadership skills and send them on the 2008 Washington Youth Tour, June 12 through 19.
Coastal Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the Walter Harrison Scholarship, a program sponsored by Georgia's electric membership corporations.
The Governor's Office of Student Achievement has launched "Georgia's Education Scoreboard," an electronic resource aimed at concisely and transparently reporting data on the quality and progress of education in the state, staffers recently announced.
Hinesville's NeSmith Chevrolet surprised a kindergarten teacher Jan. 18 with words of thanks and a couple tokens of appreciation.
One hundred twenty-five students in kindergarten through 2nd grade at Joseph Martin Elementary School took a trip back in time Jan. 8 to a sock hop to celebrate their Accelerated Reader accomplishments.
Adult and continuing education classes offered by Armstrong Atlantic State University in Hinesville this winter include:
Georgia high school seniors will get information about federal cash assistance for education after high school during College Goal Sunday from 2-4 p.m. on Feb. 10.
The first Liberty County Board of Education meeting of the new year brought new ideas for the county's high school students.
The Long County Board of Education recently adopted a resolution opposing Senate Bill HR 900 during its December meeting.
After months of hard work to prove their commitment to the health of students, Sterling Elementary School in Glynn County has won a Dance, Dance Revolution kit - a video game system worth $4,500.
Teachers and parents watched the procession of Liberty Elementary School fifth-graders march down a red carpet Dec. 20 for successfully completing the nine-week DARE program.
LUDOWICI - In the final year of a three-year contract, Long County School Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope is suddenly facing the prospect he may not return for the 2008-09 school year.
Author and public speaker Dr. Jean Feldman got Liberty County pre-k teachers up on their feet, moving, waving their hands during a workshop last week. That's what she wants them to do for their students.
Lewis Frasier Middle School Club "I am Worth the Wait" hosted a cereal drive for their November community service project. All proceeds were donated to the Manna House for the holidays. The club's focus is on aiding young girls in transition from pre-teen to teenage years. This club was established to educate adolescent girls to value their bodies by developing and maintaining self-worth. The club also stresses the importance of abstinence. The club is sponsored by Daphne Jackson-Sellers, Meretta McClenney and Monina Morris.
Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America members recently competed in the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta. In addition to attending workshops and an awards ceremony, the students visited the Atlanta Americas Mart for a tour of the business marts. Bradwell FBLA adviser Pamela Woodard traveled with the students.
At the beginning of each nine-week grading period at Frank Long Elementary, students take a STAR Early Literacy Test to determine an Accelerated Reader points goal. During the nine weeks, students read and take tests on books within the assigned reading zone. Students must maintain an accuracy goal of 85 percent or higher during the grading period. Students who meet both the points and accuracy goals get a reward.
Liberty County 4-H members presented demonstrations on a variety of topics - including aquaponics, iPhone apps, volcanoes and bald eagles - at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 22 in Alma.
The days when school libraries were hushed environments where students sat hunched over musty books are long gone, as demonstrated by Bradwell Institute's award-winning media center during an open house last Friday.
Liberty County public schools soon may change the way they operate to comply with the Flexibility and Accountability Act for Student Achievement, which requires school districts to select a specific school model.
For the first time ever, the Liberty County School System will conduct Criterion Referenced Competency Test remediation during the school year. In years past, remediation for the standardized tests was held during the summer, school officials said.
Liberty County Head Start held an open house for students' parents Monday to show how far their little ones have progressed.