The Liberty County Board of Education has stopped sifting through applications and moved to the next phase in its search for a superintendent.
GED tests will be offered in Liberty and Wayne counties during March.
Glennville Christian Academy will host its first Alumni Day on Saturday.
Chef Fritz Schultz of the Hansen Group gave cooking tips to the staff of the Liberty County School Nutrition Program Feb. 19-20.
Liberty Elementary School had its annual Families in School Day on Feb. 8.
Several teachers at Joseph Martin Elementary School participated in the school's recent African Heritage Dress Day.
Taylors Creek Elementary students now know they'll need to understand math if they want to grasp the building techniques used to construct the ancient pyramids in Egypt.
Applications are available for seven $1,000 Henry "Hank" White Memorial Scholarships.
After 10 Midway Middle School students were named Students of the Month for February, they received another pat on the back Feb. 20 from NeSmith Chevrolet.
Here are the Live Oak Public Libraries Programs at the Liberty Branch and Midway-Riceboro Branch libraries during March:
ATLANTA - Georgia Municipal Association is again asking Georgia's 6th graders what they would do if they were mayors.
The Long County 4-H Club sent 17 youth to the state 4-H Camp at Rock Eagle for the District Project Achievement Project competition Feb. 1-3.
After successfully pushing through a measure to give vouchers to parents of special needs students last year, Georgia Sen. Eric Johnson (R-Savannah) is continuing his campaign to make vouchers a permanent fixture in the state's education system.
Bradwell Institute FBLA members flew to Birmingham, Ala., for the National FBLA Fall Leadership Conference in November.
Bradwell Institute Future Business Leaders of America attended the Georgia Fall Leadership Conference in Athens.
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.
Liberty County 4-H members competed Nov. 5 for the district Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree in Statesboro.
Schools in Liberty County have been celebrating children's literature throughout this month.
Button Gwinnett and Taylors Creek Elementary schools were recently named to Georgia's Reward Schools list for 2013. Taylors Creek was one of 78 Georgia schools named a highest-performance school, and Button Gwinnett was among the 156 highest-progress schools across the state.
Fourteen educators have been nominated for this year's Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year honor. Each was chosen as their individual school's teacher of the year. This is the second part of the Courier's effort to profile these dedicated educators before the system-wide teacher of the year is announced next week.
Thirteen teachers and one media specialist have been nominated to be this year's Liberty County School System Teacher of the Year.
The Delta GEMS visited Liberty County Head Start in Riceboro on Monday to help pre-schoolers understand Veterans Day.
During the recent Red Ribbon Week at Lewis Frasier Middle School, parents, students and staff formed a human red ribbon to show support for being drug free. Parents, students and staff walked one lap around the school and convened on the football field to form the ribbon. Fort Stewart also sent McGruff the drug dog to make the event a success.
Lewis Frasier Middle School recently hosted its first parent night of the year. Those in attendance discussed the use of Title One money, highly-qualified teachers, measurable goals for staff, measurable goals for students, the Title One parent-involvement budget and district and school policy.
Liberty County teachers are under pressure this year to quickly learn and implement a number of state mandates, including the Common Core standards and local initiatives meant to improve student achievement.
Some Liberty County High School students seem to recite Shakespearian dialogue as easily as they text or Twitter-speak.
About 60 working people with jobs ranging from wildlife biologist to chef spoke to Bradwell Institute students during Friday's career expo about their careers and how they chose their professional paths.
First grade: Alexander Bailey