Two Liberty County schools have received statewide recognition from the Governor's Office of Student Achievement for their improvement and achievement during the 2008-09 school year.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School's character education words for December were "joyfulness" and "goodwill" for the holiday season.
Valdosta State University has selected two students from Liberty County for the VSU Ambassadors organization, a group that will assist the president with outreach activities, including graduation and alumni functions.
Eighth-grade students at Lewis Frasier Middle School won the Liberty County Region of the fall 2009 Georgia Stock Market Game.
First-grade classes at Waldo Pafford Elementary School celebrated Thanksgiving by having a feast. The feast included vegetable soup containing all the vegetables that the natives taught the Pilgrims to plant. Each student made a placemat where they wrote what they were thankful for. All classes joined together and sat by someone in another class so they could meet someone new as the Pilgrims did. First-grade teachers are John Kirklin, Renae Boyer, Cindy Chandler, Naketa Gillam, Candice Hankins and Ruby Roberts.
As a way to offer support for families affected by the deployment, the Liberty County Pre-K has organized a Deployment Support Group. Pre-K parents meet informally to offer each other support and friendship during the deployment. As a special treat for group participants this month, Santa Claus visited with the children of deployed soldiers and posed for individual photographs. The group plans to meet at least once a month for the remainder of the school year.
Four students from Liberty County and four students from Richmond Hill have been nominated to U.S. service academies. Rep. Jack Kingston's office made the announcement on Tuesday, congratulating 17 total nominees from Georgia's First Congressional District.
The Far East is nearly within reach for a handful of nursing and health-care students at Armstrong Atlantic University who have been selected for a new study abroad program. AASU's Office of International Education received a $16,000 grant that will help foot the bill for 14 students to learn about Chinese medicine next summer.
Each month, Smiley Elementary School honors students who consistently exemplify positive character traits.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School had a Science Fair on Dec. 3-4.
The Midway Middle school parental Involvement committee hosted a Veterans Day breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 10, in recognition of retired, deployed and active duty military parents.
Liberty Elementary School presented its Christmas play "Cookin Up Christmas" on Dec. 10 in the cafeteria. There were many in attendance to enjoy the presentation.
The Liberty County Board of Education has been recognized by the Georgia School Boards Association as a School Board of Distinction.
CenturyLink has helped students at Snelson-Golden complete a project, faculty members say.
Bradwell Institute's second nine weeks honor roll included:
Frank Long Elementary School's second nine weeks honor roll included:
Joseph Martin's second nine weeks honor roll includes:
Liberty County Schools will start reviewing the benefits and challenges of block scheduling versus traditional scheduling for the next school year.
Students took part last week in a quiz-style competition at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center to test their knowledge on books.
DAHLONEGA - Tiffany Erickson of Fort Stewart, Georgia, made the fall 2015 dean's list at the University of North Georgia (for achieving a 3.5 ...
The Long County Board of Education recently received the Quality School Board Badge from the Georgia School Board Association.
ATLANTA - The State Board of Education has posted the first Georgia Standards of Excellence for science and social studies for comments until the middle of ...
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