The Liberty County Media Festival shined spotlights on students last week at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center, which was decked out like a red-carpet reception. Students received Oscar-like trophies for their projects. The judge's favorite projects were chosen from more than 260 submissions. Many of the projects will go on to the Georgia Student Media Festival May 13 at the Henry County Academy for Advance Studies in McDonough.
Long County High School seniors may have started a tradition Monday.
The Georgia Department of Education is taking the U.S. Education and Justice departments to task for issuing guidance on the rights of transgender students that State School Superintendent Richard Woods says "openly violates, misinterprets and moves to rewrite established U.S. law."
About 65 Long County High School seniors - more than a third of the Class of 2016 - attended a baccalaureate service May 15 at the school.
For the second straight year, Long County school employees would get a "one-time salary adjustment" of 3 percent if the Board of Education approves a proposal by School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters.
The Liberty County School System's preliminary fiscal-year 2016-17 budget shows an overall increase compared to this year's budget because of added funding from the Georgia Department of Education.
The Long County School System broke ground Tuesday for a new school to serve grades three through eight.
Fourteen First Presbyterian Christian Academy seniors graduated Saturday in an intimate ceremony honoring each student's hard work. Family and friends gathered at First Baptist Church Hinesville to see the seniors step into the next phase of their lives.
Hinesville Rotary Club recently honored the winners of the club's three $1,000 annual scholarships.
Special-needs students from around Liberty County danced the night away at a gala held in their honor Friday evening at Bradwell Institute.
Seven Long County Head Start students will attend kindergarten next year. The students and their parents took a recent field trip to Smiley Elementary to tour the school and meet the teachers and administrators. The students also viewed a magic show and visited a classroom where they learned the number of the day, danced to a counting song and went over classroom rules.
Roughly 250 Walker Elementary School fifth graders graduated their 10-week Choosing Healthy Activities Promoting Safety program Friday morning. The graduation ceremony was held at Long County Middle School's gymnasium.
Wells earns bachelor's
The Liberty County School Nutrition Program recently hosted a Breakfast with the Breakfast Team.
Liberty County High School teachers were greeted with signs and cheers as they arrived for work Tuesday during National Teacher Appreciation Week. Tuesday was National Teacher Appreciation Day.
Liberty Elementary School recently accounced its second nine-weeks honor roll:
Midway Middle School recently accounced its second nine-weeks honor roll:
Button Gwinnett Elementary School Recently accounced its second nine-weeks honor roll: