Third through fifth graders participated in Jordye Bacon ElementarySchool's third annual Black History Quiz Bowl. The students went 21 rounds to decide a winner. The students were given various facts about a person and had to name the person. JB third grade teacher Cela Barrett organized the event.
Bradwell Institute was among the winners in a recent environmental education competition.
One of the winners of the annual Daughters of the American Revolution American History Essay Contest was Hannah Floyd, a student at First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville.
Liberty County High School hosted the first Liberty County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Feb. 21. The competition among the middle school teams was exciting and all of the participants preformed wonderfully.
Community Kidsfest and Tiger 5-K run is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at Bradwell Park in Hinesville.
Registration for the Liberty County Pre-K 2007-08 school year is expected to take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday inside the Pre-K center cafeteria. The child must be age 4 on or before Sept. 1 to be able to register.
Liberty County High School invites the parents and guardians of 9th graders to a parent information night at 6:30 p.m. March 20 in the LCHS cafeteria. Ask about pre-registration, learn about high school graduation requirements, LCHS sports, clubs, and activities, block scheduling and tour the high school.
A few hundred students packed into the Bradwell Institute gymnasium Wednesday afternoon for the school's Black History Month program.
The Bradwell Institute Academic Quiz Bowl Team posted another strong performance at the 2007 Savannah Country Day Invitational Tournament in January.
A Very Different World, a program to prepare youth for the challenges of the 21st century, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Riceboro recreation center.
Long County Chamber of Commerce recognized its local STAR student and STAR teacher Feb. 20 during its monthly meeting.
Honoring students, teachers and administrators who achieve high standards is a big deal for the Liberty County Board of Education.
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
Anthony K. Johnson, who teaches language arts to gifted seventh-graders at Midway Middle School, is one of 40 new teachers in Georgia to receive a $1,000 New Teacher Assistance Grant from Georgia Power.
The Liberty County School System last week launched an online forum to give citizens an additional opportunity to help move the school system forward. The web-based forum is designed to provide an additional venue to encourage stakeholders to become engaged in open discussions, ask questions and offer suggestions that are centered on the future of Liberty County Schools.
First grade: Taneiha Bowman