The 18th annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference, an event that brings more than 1,400 teachers, principals, social workers, law enforcement officers, parents, and community members together to develop successful programs for empowering youth, is set for March 4-7 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah.
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John Wood's eighth grade students at Snelson Golden Middle School paid a tribute to the history and heritage of Georgia with a presentation at the school's media center for Georgia Day Monday.
LUDOWICI - The Long County Board of Education changed standards for students to participate in the high school graduation ceremony starting next school year.
The Bradwell Institute FFA Chapter will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 17-24.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University will have an open house at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St.
Armstrong's dean's list
MOUNT VERNON - Magistrate Judge Amy L. Owens of Hinesville was one of six new members of the Brewton-Parker College Board of Trustees welcomed to the board at the Jan. 18 meeting in the Hall of Fame Room of the Student Activities Center.
The 3rd Annual Miss Bradwell Institute Pageant was presented Feb. 2.
UGA graduation: An estimated 2,400 University of Georgia students completed requirements for their degrees at the end of the 2006 fall semester. Each student participated in the university's commencement exercise that was on Dec. 15.
The Liberty County Pre-K Center hosted Doughnuts With Dad Day Thursday.
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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.
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."