The Long County High School junior and senior classes hosted their 2007 prom Saturday at the Celebration Castle on Elim Church Road.
Principals from the county's three schools announced each one's Teacher of the Year for the 2006-07 school year at the April Long County Board of Education meeting.
Liberty County Historical Society is sponsoring four scholarships for the 2007-08 academic year:
Anyone interested in pursuing a graduate degree at Georgia Southern University is invited to an information session at 6:30 p.m. May 8 in Henderson Library, Room 1300 on the University campus in Statesboro.
The Liberty campus of Savannah Technical College hosted the Celebration of the Young Child recently to coincide with the national Month of the Young Child that's observed each April.
Joseph Martin Elementary School invites the public to a special event scheduled for 8-9:30 a.m. May 8.
The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will award five $1,000 scholarships to deserving students. Four categories of scholarships are available including the Historical Black College/University Scholarship; Fashionetta Scholarship; a general scholarship and an adult continuing education scholarship. A 500-word essay is required and the deadline to submit entries is May 4. Applications and other requirement details are available in the guidance offices at Liberty County High School, Bradwell Institute, Brewton Parker College and the Liberty Center. Parents are encouraged to make sure your senior students take advantage of this opportunity.
Liberty County High School announces the following events.
GED students around Liberty County escaped a potential snag in progress as funding for their program was on the verge of a temporary collapse.
Members of the Liberty County FFA Chapter recently attended the FFA Greenhand Jamboree March 2-3 at the FFA/FCCLA Center near Covington.
Five chorus students from Bradwell Institute were selected to participate in the 2007 Georgia All-State Chorus.
Liberty County's gifted students will be served in their home schools - eventually - under a plan approved by the school board Tuesday.
Taylors Creek Elementary School faculty, students and staff ended school Wednesday by surprising the 3rd Infantry Division's Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade.
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