During a recent visit to the Capitol, Bradwell Institute FBLA members, started out by meeting Gov. Sonny Perdue and taking a group picture with FBLA'ers from across the state.
Nearly 200 high school seniors attended the fifth annual Scholars Day at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
Anyone interested in pursuing a graduate degree at Georgia Southern University is invited to attend an information session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 in Henderson Library, Room 1300 on the University campus in Statesboro.
Seven Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each are available.
Kenisha Mobley, a marketing management student at Savannah Technical College, was named college winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership at the selection committee meeting on March 19.
The Long County Board of Education met twice in the month of March to complete the monthly agenda.
Long County roadways are much tidier after the local 4-H Club took part in a spring clean-up effort while also participating in a district-level competition recently.
Long County High School will have four students participate in the Healthcare Occupational Students of America national competition in Florida in June.
The Coastal Electric Cooperative Foundation is accepting applications for the 2007 Foundation Scholarship.
Long County's Smiley Elementary School recognized the 50th anniversary of Dr. Seuss' Cat in the Hat, with the Read Across America celebration.
Bradwell Institute floral design students, under the instruction of Chansi Coleman, worked for months creating the perfect mock wedding celebration as a class project.
A month after introducing a new-and heavily debated prom policy, Liberty County high school principals have reversed a decision to prohibit juniors and seniors from bringing "outsiders" as guests to this year's prom.
Bradwell Institute teacher Debra Stevens has joined the list of Liberty County's National Board Certified Teachers. While NBCTs number well over 50,000 in the country, Liberty County's school district has 10. NBCT is the highest
Waldo Pafford Elementary School hosted its sixth annual Parent and Child Fun and Learning Day in January.
Each year the National Council for Exceptional Children designates a week in March to celebrate students with disabilities. This year it was March 4-10 and the Liberty County Division for Exceptional Learning hosted a reception for the teachers of students with disabilities.
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.