Lewis Frasier Middle School's First in Math teams are striving to maintain and improve their rankings in the state and nation. Team Orbit, which is comprised of sixth-graders, and Team Congo, which is made up of seventh- and eighth-graders, are ranked first and second in the state, and 12th and 13th nationally.
Third-graders at Liberty Elementary School had a science fair in September. Projects were displayed for parents and students to look at.
Can you think of an adventurous way for a group of second-graders to learn about Georgia history? How about a trolley tour of historic Savannah and a walk on the riverfront.
On Thursday, Nov. 6, from 3:30-6 p.m., the Liberty Elementary School Media Center joined the Title I Home Connect Program to sponsor Liberty Elementary's annual Pajamboree.
The military is a way of life in our town.
Students in the Long County School System will get to start Christmas break a few hours early.According to Superintendent Robert Waters, the system's three schools will end classes by noon Friday."As a result of the schools all making AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress), we are rewarding the students, the faculty and the staff by letting them start their holiday a little early," Waters said.
Waters said students at Walker Middle School and Long County High School will be let out at noon, while Smiley Elementary School students will be released at 11:45 a.m.
Retired Staff Sgt. and Mrs. Michael Dameron of Hinesville announce the upcoming graduation of their son, Michael C. Dameron Jr.
The Long County Board of Education voted at its meeting Dec. 8 to change the student information software its schools use.
ATLANTA - Few Georgia high schools are offering Bible classes two years after legislators made the state the first in the country to allow the topic as an elective course.
Georgia educators say students are more interested in taking SAT prep classes than Bible courses.
ATLANTA - Georgia's first Internet-based public school now has 4,400 students enrolled across the state.
Students of the Georgia Virtual Academy take all their classes online and do most of their work with the help of their parents. They talk with teachers over the phone and on e-mail, and take state-mandated exams at the end of the year like other public school students.
Ninety-two students at Liberty Elementary School were recently honored for achieving or exceeding their individual Accelerated Reader (AR) goals.
Longtime educator and retiring member of of the Liberty County Board of Education Mattie Hicks was honored Tuesday.
In our fourth-grade gifted resource class, we are studying ancient Egypt. In one of our lessons, we did research, read and discussed Egyptian style art. Then our job was to create an Egyptian mural to show how Egyptians had strict guidelines in their art.
Midway Middle School hosted a Veteran's Day breakfast on Nov. 10.
Community members heard more about how school-governance teams will be formed, and how they will function, during a recent community forum concerning the district's transition to becoming a charter system.
The National Center of Education Statistics reports that about 3 percent of the school-age population is home schooled. Parents mainly home-school their children because they are concerned about certain school environments, where there could be bullying or teachings that go against a parent's political and religious beliefs, the NCES reported.
Students hung out to dry when 30 remaining Corinthian colleges shuttered last week will lose all or most of their credits, leaving 15,000 students in dire straits. Many will not be able to transfer most, if any, of their credits to new institutions. Some were just days away from finishing their certifications.