After three years of planning and anticipation, the new Long County High School will open on schedule when the new school year kicks off Aug. 9.
Fort Stewart families stood in long lines Wednesday at Club Stewart for free school supplies and information during Fort Stewart's annual Back-to-School Fair.
The Long County School System will have new bus routes for the upcoming school year, according to Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters. On Monday, Waters told the board of education that the idea of changing the bus routes first was looked into approximately seven months ago. He said that at that time, a consultant was hired to look at the current routes, increased growth and roads in the county, and then bring back possible alternatives. New routes were prepared and the changes should make the buses more effective on their routes, he said, and it also should be more convenient for ...
Fort Stewart has three elementary schools on post and all are preparing to welcome back students while dealing with furloughs for the 2013-14 school year.
More than 250 middle-school students from across the United States took part in a June 8-13 leadership conference in Washington, D.C., including Jada L. O'Neal, a seventh-grader at Lewis Frasier Middle School in Hinesville. O'Neal is the daughter of Leroy M. O'Neal and Sheneda Yopp-O'Neal.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy officials want to put to rest rumors that the private school is closing.
KIDZ-Etc. recently awarded three scholarships to local teens. Luke Golden, Ashley Murphy and Jacob Turner each received a $500 check from Shelby Mock and Linda Futch. KIDZ-Etc. puts on local beauty pageants; proceeds from these events go to fund their scholarship program.
Midway Middle School students and teachers received $250 and toothpaste samples through the Wicked Cool! School Sweepstakes.
STATESBORO - The annual survey on the economic impact of the University System of Georgia reveals Georgia Southern University had a $524 million economic impact on Statesboro and the Bulloch County area and accounted for more than 6,500 jobs in fiscal year 2012.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,444 students for excellence in academics to the 2013 spring semester dean's list.
For his academic performance during fall semester 2013, Carlos Manuel Feliciano of Ludowici was named to the University of North Georgia dean's list. Students who earn a 3.5 grade point average and carry 12 or more credit hours in one semester are eligible for the dean's list. Students also must have no grade lower than B.
Altamaha Federal Credit Union Ludowici presented a $1,000 scholarship to Long County High School graduate Dalton Long. AFCU provides an annual scholarship to distinguished teens from the area.
The Liberty County Board of Education is looking forward to "day one," the first day of the 2013-14 school year.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy Principal Shannon Hickey wants to ensure FPCA students receive a global education to prepare them to live and work in an all-encompassing society. She recently led five students and seven adults on a service trip to Costa Rica.
The Georgia Department of Education recently developed foundational courses for its career clusters/pathways, a new high-school model that will begin with this fall's freshman class.
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
First grade: Jarome Adkins