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.
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.