SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College student Natalie Schmidt of Fort Stewart is among 13 people who have been selected to receive the STC Faculty and Staff Scholarship for the 2007-08 academic year.
Chances are those who walk the hallowed halls of First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville would likely hear more than the chatter of teachers and students hard at work.
Boy Scout Troop 500 recently relived a part of history when they participated in the overnight-camping program aboard the World War II aircraft carrier USS Yorktown on Charleston Harbor.
More than 100 people visited the Liberty County Board of Education's new central office dedication Monday in an event that included a tour of the adjoining pre-K center.
The Future Farmers of America Officer Team from Bradwell Institute participated in the Building and Achieving Success in Chapters training program at the FFA/FCCLA Center in Covington.
Nineteen students from Snelson-Golden Middle School were inducted as new members of the National Junior Honor Society in a ceremony at school Sept. 25. Members were selected by the chapter's faculty council for meeting high standards of scholarship, service, leadership, citizenship and character.
Bradwell Institute Band Boosters have started a fundraising campaign to buy new band uniforms
The Liberty Campus of Savannah Technical College has added a service to its library operations. The college's library will now register citizens to vote on an ongoing basis.
Throughout the day Sept 20, the students at the Liberty County Pre-K Center were treated to a special high-tech reading of Munro Leaf's The Story of Ferdinand and attempted to help set a new record in the Guinness World Record Book.
The Technical Communications Certificate Program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require strong communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too - it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.
Lyman Hall Elementary School recently hosted its annual Pancakes with Parents in conjunction with the Scholastic book fair.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy students contributed to the academy earning its accreditation.
Bradwell Institute's Pathways to Academic and Athletic Success club is seeking positive mentors to work with local middle and high schools to help make a difference in the academic achievement of economically disadvantaged students.
"Experience the difference" is this year's theme for First Presbyterian Christian Academy and just a couple months into the new school year, the academy has moved beyond experiencing to celebrating their distinction.
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.
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.