The First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlander band performed in May at Walt Disney World Resort. Members traveled from Hinesville to the resort in Florida to take part in a Disney Performing Arts Program.
After 49 years of service, the Liberty County nutrition department and school nutrition staff of Jordye Bacon Elementary served its final meal at the school, which has closed.
JESUP - Interstate Credit Union recently announced its second annual Extreme Makeover: Classroom Edition Contest. The contest will award $3,000 to six teachers. Each winner will receive $500 to improve his or her classroom and create an ideal learning environment for students.
Cmdr. Keith Douglas, TRIDENT Refit facility planning officer, and Bill Johnson, a fourth-year apprentice in TRF's electrical-repair shop, joined representatives from area colleges, universities, military recruiters and local police and emergency-response officials recently at Long County High School for career day.
Recently, 20 local students were educated on geographic-information systems and now are equipped with knowledge on its uses.
Frank Long Elementary held its annual art show in May. Parents were invited to view students' artwork.
A New Beginning Church recently presented $500 scholarships to three Long County High School graduates.
One of Richmond Hill's own has taken the reins of the National Parent Teacher Association and has made history in the process.
In her second day on the job, Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee made staff changes to the central office and two schools.
The Georgia Department of Education on Tuesday announced that Georgia students improved performance in 18 of 30 content areas on the 2013 Criterion Referenced Competency Test scores.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday hired a new superintendent, and asked that she sign her contract and start on the spot.
Parents of students in Liberty County elementary schools no longer will find an alphabetical scale on their children's report cards this fall.
The Governor's Office of Student Achievement officially has closed an investigation into wrong-to-right erasure data for Waldo Pafford Elementary School.
The Governor's Office of Student Achievement has officially closed an investigation into testing practices at Waldo Pafford Elementary School.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Rebecca Woods of Midway has earned a master's of arts in teaching in secondary teacher education from Georgia College and State University.
Snelson-Golden Middle School recently held Family Day Dinner Night, drawing more than 130 participants. A spaghetti dinner was featured. Activities enjoyed included Hula Hoop, basketball, Wii Dance and jump rope. Activities were in line with the Liberty County wellness incentive in keeping active.
State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway read "Don't Be a Bully, Billy" on Tuesday to a Pre-K class at Hinesville Childcare Learning Center Inc. in celebration of Pre-K Week.
Liberty Elementary School students and faculty clapped and moved to the beat of conga drums and maracas Friday during a lively program celebrating Spanish Heritage Month. The national observance is held Sept. 15-Oct. 15.
Culinary-arts associates at Liberty College & Career Academy recently witnessed a live cooling demonstration by chef Jean Vendeville, head of the Culinary Arts Institute at Savannah Technical College.
The Long County Board of Education recently recognized its 2012-13 Teachers of the Year. Honorees are Fletcher Johnson, Smiley Elementary School; Beth Vandervort, Walker Middle School; and Jeffrey Spratt, Long County High School. Spratt also was recognized as the school system's teacher of the year.
The Long County Commission recently recognized Kayla Jenkins for attaining the level of master 4-H'er. Jenkins, who is the granddaughter of Charlie and Linda Smith, will represent Long County at the National 4-H Congress on Nov. 29-Dec. 3 in Atlanta.
Students in Dr. Jana Shields' health, safety and nutrition class at Liberty County High recently were certified in CPR and first aid. Fifteen students participated in a daylong training session with firefighter Casey Hale. At the end of the session, each participant took and passed a skills test. The CPR/first aid certification is a required standard for the HSN class in the early childhood education pathway.
Liberty Elementary School celebrated Constitution Day on Sept. 17 with history lessons, songs and a program by the Liberty County High School JROTC flag corps.
The Liberty County Board of Education approved two board policies Tuesday morning, one regarding the state's new "testing-out" option for receiving course credit and another that adds three state-approved pathways for high-school students.
Liberty Elementary School had its second annual Science Discovery Night on Thursday evening. Event organizer Ashley Striplin said the event was open to Liberty Elementary students and other students in the community, including middle- and high-schoolers.
The Technology Association of Georgia, an association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry, recently announced that Georgia Southern University's molecular-biology initiative program, which partners with Bradwell Institute, is a finalist in the post-secondary outreach category for the 2013 Georgia STEM Education Awards.
Dareal Scott, son of Tabeter Moore, recently graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Scott earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. He has accepted a position with Williams Companies Inc.
The Long County Board of Education voted, 3-2, last week to keep school bus routes as they are for now, even after parents lodged complaints about their children being picked up at odd times and being dropped off too late.
The Liberty County Board of Education unanimously approved the first reading of an amended promotion-and-retention policy for students.
Most of the students at Lyman Hall Elementary School were not born when terrorists attacked the United States 12 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001. But each year, they honor everyday heroes, including military members and first responders, during the school's annual Freedom Walk. Lyman Hall held this year's commemoration of 9/11 on Wednesday morning.