The Long County High School junior and senior classes hosted their 2007 prom Saturday at the Celebration Castle on Elim Church Road.
Principals from the county's three schools announced each one's Teacher of the Year for the 2006-07 school year at the April Long County Board of Education meeting.
Liberty County Historical Society is sponsoring four scholarships for the 2007-08 academic year:
Anyone interested in pursuing a graduate degree at Georgia Southern University is invited to an information session at 6:30 p.m. May 8 in Henderson Library, Room 1300 on the University campus in Statesboro.
The Liberty campus of Savannah Technical College hosted the Celebration of the Young Child recently to coincide with the national Month of the Young Child that's observed each April.
Joseph Martin Elementary School invites the public to a special event scheduled for 8-9:30 a.m. May 8.
The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will award five $1,000 scholarships to deserving students. Four categories of scholarships are available including the Historical Black College/University Scholarship; Fashionetta Scholarship; a general scholarship and an adult continuing education scholarship. A 500-word essay is required and the deadline to submit entries is May 4. Applications and other requirement details are available in the guidance offices at Liberty County High School, Bradwell Institute, Brewton Parker College and the Liberty Center. Parents are encouraged to make sure your senior students take advantage of this opportunity.
Liberty County High School announces the following events.
GED students around Liberty County escaped a potential snag in progress as funding for their program was on the verge of a temporary collapse.
Members of the Liberty County FFA Chapter recently attended the FFA Greenhand Jamboree March 2-3 at the FFA/FCCLA Center near Covington.
Five chorus students from Bradwell Institute were selected to participate in the 2007 Georgia All-State Chorus.
Liberty County's gifted students will be served in their home schools - eventually - under a plan approved by the school board Tuesday.
Taylors Creek Elementary School faculty, students and staff ended school Wednesday by surprising the 3rd Infantry Division's Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade.
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.
Long County Middle School FBLA officers traveled Nov. 12-13 to Athens to attend the 2013 Fall Leadership Conference. At the conference, the officers attended a general session where the club was given an award for placing second in the state with its rally chapter banner. The banner's theme was "Leading others every day - that's the Wildcat way! Follow the wildcat tracks to success."
Math teacher Lisa Knight, a 2004 Liberty County High School graduate, was named teacher of the year Thursday during the Liberty County School System 2013 Teacher of the Year celebration dinner at Bradwell Institute.
Members of the Liberty County High School National Honors Society and Student Council did a trick-or-treat food drive Oct. 28 in Hinesville. The students asked for donations of canned goods from residents. Club members collected more than 370 canned goods. All the proceeds were donated to Manna House of Liberty County at 100 Commerce St.
Liberty County 4-H members competed Nov. 5 for the district Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree in Statesboro.