ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who were named Presidential Scholars or achieved the Dean's List for summer semester.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia expects more than 4,800 students in the new freshman class and they will set new records for academic quality and diversity, according to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
As she glimpsed a sea of royal blue and white polos shirts, Bradwell Institute principal Dr. Vicki Albritton said she thought students looked great in their new school uniforms, which also help to easily identify those who belong on campus.
"Just the normal freshman stuff and the teachers' expectations," Joy Nelson said when asked why she brought her son, Anfernee, to open house at Bradwell Institute Tuesday afternoon.
Liberty County pre-k teacher, Sara Johnson, spent the afternoon introducing eager 4-year olds and their parents to the classroom.
Schools are back in session today for the 2008-09 academic year, but the Liberty County School System doesn't know exactly how many students to expect.
MOUNT VERNON - Dr. Jeff Edgens began his first full day as Dean of External Programs Aug. 1; however, he's already been making changes at the college since his hire June 30. He worked with BPC three days a week while he finished a teaching contract with Georgia Military College, where he previously served as Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs.
The Long County Board of Education approved David Edwards as Smiley Elementary School's new principal at its July meeting. He replaces Sandy Jones.
Connie Meiers at Waldo Pafford Elementary, like other county teachers, has been busy in professional development meetings and will continue prepping her classroom for a new year's batch of students.
SAVANNAH - Savannah State University will welcome freshmen and transfer students to the 2008-09 academic year during new student orientation Aug. 12-17.
A local principal recently received statewide applause from Gov. Sonny Perdue and superintendent Kathy Cox for his efforts in leading his school in overall student achievement improvement.
All Long County schools made the Adequate Yearly Progress standards for the 2007-2008 year.
According to Long County Election Superintendent Marie Middleton, the following candidates have been qualified to run in the upcoming General Election.
Recent Liberty County High School graduate DeAngelo Quarterman received a $1,000 scholarship from the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Thursday to help further his education when he goes off to college next month.
Bradwell Institute recently named the following students to its honor roll.
Nicholas Carter of Liberty County High School is one of 12 seniors to be honored last month by the Colored Rocks Foundation at the Carter Presidential Center in Atlanta.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College students won 12 medals at the 2014 SkillsUSA Postsecondary State Conference on March 13-15 at the Georgia International Convention at Atlanta Technical College.
Bradwell Institute's Future Business Leaders of America members recently competed in the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta. In addition to attending workshops and an awards ceremony, the students visited the Atlanta Americas Mart for a tour of the business marts. Bradwell FBLA adviser Pamela Woodard traveled with the students.
At the beginning of each nine-week grading period at Frank Long Elementary, students take a STAR Early Literacy Test to determine an Accelerated Reader points goal. During the nine weeks, students read and take tests on books within the assigned reading zone. Students must maintain an accuracy goal of 85 percent or higher during the grading period. Students who meet both the points and accuracy goals get a reward.
Liberty County 4-H members presented demonstrations on a variety of topics - including aquaponics, iPhone apps, volcanoes and bald eagles - at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 22 in Alma.
The days when school libraries were hushed environments where students sat hunched over musty books are long gone, as demonstrated by Bradwell Institute's award-winning media center during an open house last Friday.