First grade: Aiden Dover
Three area teens are among 670 college and high-school students who will receive $1,500 scholarships through the 2013 Scholarships for Military Children Program.
World Heritage Student Exchange Program seeks local host families for high-school students from more than 30 countries, including Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, Norway and more.
With less than two weeks to make a decision, the Liberty County Board of Education has named three finalists for superintendent, according to Chairwoman Lily Baker.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School recently released its final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year:
Lyman Hall Elementary School recently released its final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year:
Taylors Creek Elementary recently released its final honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.
HOUSTON COUNTY - The Georgia Public Library Service and the state's Path2College 529 Plan once again are partnering on the summer reading program and its summer reading program sweepstakes, which will award a child with a $5,529 college-savings contribution.
Liberty College and Career Academy CEO Tom Alexander pitches the charter school as "not your daddy's trade school," and about 70 middle-school students can say they participated last week in something that's "not your mama's summer camp."
Recent Bradwell Institute graduate Ayonna James has been named a Comcast Leader and Achiever. James will receive a $1,000 scholarship for college. The Comcast program provides one-time $1,000 scholarships to students who strive to recognize their potential, are catalysts for positive change in their communities, are involved in their schools and who serve as models for their fellow students.
Armstrong Atlantic State University's college of education will host a "Become a Teacher" information session from 6-7 p.m. June 18 at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. in Savannah.
The fall and spring regional stock-market game winners from Lewis Frasier Middle School attended the Georgia Council of Economic Education Stock Market Luncheon on May 7 in Atlanta.
Altamaha Technical College recognized eight students from Liberty County during the spring 2013 semester.
Moving against requests from school administrators, the Liberty County Board of Education voted Tuesday to discontinue funding middle- and high-school graduation coaches.
While the Liberty County Board of Education in recent months has wrangled with complicated budget decisions, information from the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts indicates that four of the seven board members were within the state's top 25 for travel expenditures for fiscal year 2012.
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."
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.