SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its much anticipated, 60,180 square-foot Student Union at 11:50 a.m. on Friday, April 23. Friday's activities, at the south entrance of the new facility, near the corner of Science Drive and Library Drive on campus, will include a ceremonial burial of a 50-year time capsule as part of the celebration of Armstrong's 75th anniversary in 2010.
AASU President Linda Bleicken will join Vice President for Student Affairs Vicki McNeil, Student Government Association President Zerek Samples, as well as other representatives from the student body ...
Richmond Hill High School students held their annual "Mock Wreck," an event where students replicate the horror of a teen driving accident, on Thursday at the school. The wreck was organized by the school's SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) chapter, with assistance from the local police, fire and EMS departments.
Bradwell Institute Agriculture Science students are in the middle of their annual spring plant sale. Each spring, student's sell plants they have grown throughout the semester.
World War II veterans and one Korean War veteran scheduled for the next Honor Flight Savannah trip will leave for Washington, D.C., at 8 p.m. Friday, April 16, by Amtrak train in Savannah. The group of 14 veterans will return by train to Savannah at 6:45 a.m. Sunday, April 18.
Liberty County High School's FCCLA club, with the help of all fourth-block classes at the school, raised $1,200 for The Children's Miracle Network. The FCCLA members chose to raise the money for CMN when it was brought to their attention that an FCCLA member from another school was battling leukemia. The child's mother used to work at LCHS several years ago as an art teacher. FCCLA thanked all fourth-block teachers and LCHS students for making donations.
Students and faculty at Jordye Bacon Elementary School recently had a campus cleanup.
About a dozen attentive youngsters learned how to keep their noggins intact at the Hinesville branch of the Live Oak Public Libraries on Tuesday.
Liberty County High School student Traci Horton attended a recent meeting of local educators in the business-computer science and career, technical and agricultural fields to share her experiences as a receptionist for the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Technical College Community Council will host its fourth annual Tribute to Community STARs (Savannah Tech's Achievement Recognition) on Friday, honoring some 20 individuals nominated for their service and dedication at work or in the community. The luncheon is at noon Friday in the Eckburg auditorium on the Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road. The event is open to the public, and tickets cost $50 per person.
Taylors Creek Elementary recently had a Math Career Day. Twenty-five presenters, including businesses, agencies and parents, explained how they use skills learned in school - especially math - in their careers.
STATESBORO - Outstanding high school seniors recently attended Georgia Southern University's annual Southern Scholars Showcase at the Statesboro campus. Christopher Smythe, a Bradwell Institute student, was among the participants.
Students at Lyman Hall Elementary School learned firsthand Friday about several career opportunities available in Liberty County. Roughly 16 job types were represented at the outdoor career fair, said parent involvement facilitator Lavonia LeCounte.
Volunteers descended upon Liberty County schools Thursday in celebration of Read Across Liberty Day, co-sponsored by Rotary Club of Hinesville, Kiwanis Club of Liberty County, Target, Keep Liberty Beautiful and Prevent Child Abuse Liberty.
Liberty County students stepped up to the plate for a recent fundraiser for the victims of the Haiti earthquakes. Students at every school participated in different fundraising activities. Some schools collected coins, some classrooms had contests, some made a competition out of it, but everyone had a hand in raising $10,000.
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.