The Long County Board of Education discussed obtaining two portable classrooms for Smiley Elementary School at its June 11 meeting.
John Floyd, president of Young Adult Liberty Leaders, spoke at this week's Hinesville Rotary Club meeting.
Although the results for individual systems like Liberty are not available yet, the state Department of Education says the results of the 2007 Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) show that Georgia's new curriculum is making a difference.
The Liberty County school board has chosen a veteran superintendent, Harley Grove, to lead the system while they search for a successor to Dr. Steve Wilmoth who is leaving at the end of month.
How dark – or light – is khaki? Or navy blue? Exactly what color is hunter green?
The Liberty Board of Education has decided to name an interim superintendent, use the services of the Georgia School Board Association to search for a new superintendent, and has promoted Dr. Cheryl Conley to the new post of deputy superintendent.
The Long County Library will have a full schedule of activities for kids throughout June.
Whether to pursue a school uniform policy was a key item discussed during the Long County Board of Education's May meeting.
ATHENS - Elizabeth Davis of Hinesville has been selected for the 2007 Congressional Agricultural Fellowship Program by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
World travelers and history buffs are invited to sign up for a 12-day tour of England sponsored by Georgia Southern University's College of Education.
The Georgia Department of Education is considering possible changes to the state's high school graduation rule and will hold 16 sessions - including one in Savannah on May 31 - during the next three weeks.
Georgia Southern University is offering a trio of unique day camps for elementary, middle and high school students who have an interest in art.
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.
Liberty County's 2013 high-school graduation rate of 72.3 is higher than the state's 71.5 percent, though this year the district's two high schools' graduation rates decreased slightly from the previous year's rates.
During November, members of the Long County Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter participated in a drive for the Toys for Tots program. Each member was asked to bring in one or more new toys to give to less-fortunate children.
Apple education development and account executives named Liberty County School System's Galaxy Program an Apple Distinguished Program for 2013-14 Tuesday during the last school-board meeting of 2013.
Bradwell Institute recently held its third Georgia Apply to College event.
College Foundation's 10th annual Opportunity Award Gala.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School third-graders recently participated in a book fair in which students "own the character" by dressing the part of a character from their chosen books.
Fort Stewart's three elementary schools are among 60 domestic Department of Defense schools to be assessed this coming year by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND).
The Liberty County School System has launched an initiative aimed at keeping troubled students in school.
Several Button Gwinnett Elementary School students participated in an essay contest for third- through fifth-graders. They wrote on the topic "How can fundraiser money be used to help students and teachers at Button Gwinnett?"
The Bert Show, a syndicated morning radio show broadcast daily on more than a dozen stations, is collecting letters of thanks so every soldier stationed or deployed outside the United States can receive an expression of gratitude on Thanksgiving. Waldo Pafford Elementary students wrote about 450 thank-you letters to contribute to the collection. WPE school counselor Tia Kittles said she was pleased with the students' effort.
Lewis Frasier Middle School teacher Christiana Capp's sixth-grade art class made a banner to welcome home troops returning from deployment.