ALBANY - Darton State College has announced that Ashley Riles, a graduate of Bradwell Institute, won the Dean Scholar Award for the 2013-14 academic year.
Speaker, educator and activist Jason Etheridge, also is known as Mr. E, recently spoke at Walker Middle School to help prepare the kids for the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test.
One of the Kiwanis Club's objectives is to encourage people around the world to read, and with thanks to 157 volunteers, 168 early childhood classes were treated to guest readers Thursday and Friday.
Liberty County High School hosted their annual art festival Thursday, showcasing the students' artistic talent.
Pre-K registration for the Liberty County School System will be from 8 a.m.-noon at 206 Bradwell St. Children must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013. The following documents are required: original birth certificate; Social Security card; Georgia certificate of immunization (3231); Georgia certificate of ear, eye and dental (3330); proof of address; proof of residency (lease or property-tax statement); and photo ID of parent or guardian (guardianship documents if applicable). Children do not have to be present for registration. For information, call 876-0773.
The Liberty County Board of Education on Tuesday approved sexual-education resources in accordance with state guidelines.
Here are Liberty County's winners of an essay contest held in conjunction with Georgia Cities Week.
Bradwell Institute's guidance and counseling department has been named a national model for school counseling programs, a designation awarded by the American School Counselor Association's Recognized ASCA Model Program, or RAMP.
Many families often wonder what will happen to their children after high-school graduation, and the thoughts can be especially daunting for parents of students with disabilities.
COVINGTON - Members of the Liberty County High School FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Greenhand Jamboree and Success Conference, held March 8-9 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center.
When Bradwell Tigers convene for spring football practice in coming weeks, they'll have a new coach at the helm whose former team is a reigning region champion with recent state titles.
Internet safety, types of pianos, pork production and the solar system were demonstration topics presented by Liberty County 4-H members at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 23 in Alma.
Snelson-Golden Middle School recently was among the area's top can-tab donators to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
The Long County School System recently was recognized for exceeding state requirements for spending on classroom instruction.
Taylors Creek Elementary School students learned recently about the area's roots from people who have seen the area grow and change firsthand.
ATLANTA - This holiday season, people can give the gift of a college education by contributing to a 529 college savings plan.
Long County Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America members on Wednesday visited Coastal Manor nursing home to spread Christmas cheer to the residents. Wearing Santa hats and jingle-bell necklaces, 36 members spent an hour singing carols in the common areas and some rooms. They also made Christmas cards for each resident. After visiting the nursing home, FBLA members and parents attended a Christmas social at Chili's in Hinesville.
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?"