LUDOWICI -- Long County High School will have its 2009 graduation at 8 p.m. Friday in at Veterans Stadium.
Haleigh Hawkins won the Liberty County School System's 2008-09 Spelling Bee winner. She is a seventh-grader at Lewis Frasier Middle School. Students who participated in the bee ranged from fourth through eighth grades and each elementary and middle school within the system was represented by its top spellers.
As a part of the GREAT (Gang Resistance Education and Training) program, each class must do a class project.
The top Accelerated Readers for the year at Lewis Frasier Middle School were treated to a recent ice cream social, complete with prizes. Fifty-one students who earned 200 or more points for the year also attended Wii parties and were eligible to win a Wii game system.
Liberty Elementary students who reached their individual Accelerated Reader goals for the fourth grading period of the just ended school year recently got a party thrown for them at the school.
Snelson-Golden Middle School is inviting parents and students who missed the Transition Night for students who will attend the school in 2009-10 to stop by to get packets to help rising fifth graders prepare for middle school.
The summer reading program at Live Oak Public Libraries, including the Liberty Branch in Hinesville and Midway-Riceboro Branch in Midway, kick off the summer reading program Monday.
LUDOWICI - Denise Montgomery was recently selected as the 2009 teacher of the year for Long County High School and, according to students, she deserves the award.
Exemplifying his generation's notorious infatuation with technology, Bradwell Institute salutatorian Young-Min Kim admitted to fellow graduates, friends and families that he consulted Google when researching his speech.
Bradwell Institute senior Robert Motley drove a brand-new Chevy Cobalt to his high school graduation yesterday - and it was flawless.
It certainly rained Saturday, but not on the Liberty County High School graduates' parade.
The Long County Alumni Association recently donated $2,000 worth of books to the Smiley Elementary School Media Center to help the school's reading program.
As classes end for summer, the Georgia Department of Driver Services reminds students who need to test for an instructional permit or driver's license over the vacation to get a DDS certificate of attendance form from their school before the end of the school year. Students planning for a road test will also need a Georgia Alcohol Drug Awareness Program certificate of completion.
As part of President Barack Obama's stimulus package, the Liberty County Board of Education has received more than $2 million for special education funding. With just over $1 million going toward funding 46 special education teacher aides, the board has about $1 million left to allocate.
Local colleges are bracing for an increase in fall enrollment as Iraq and Afghanistan veterans rush to register for courses using the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
The world's toughest exam has driven Chinese students to extremes, including suicide, but cheating will be a little tougher if a plan in Henan province, 400 miles south of Beijing, pans out.
Students listed on Button Gwinnett Elementary School's final honor roll of the year were:
A report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic cooperative of 34 countries including the United States, found that poverty rates are now highest among young adults ages 18-25.
Three people in Mississippi faced charges of disturbing the peace, with possible $500 fines and even six months in jail for shouting a graduate's name at a Senatobia High School graduation last month.
Liberty County School System employees will not have to endure any furlough days next year, Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee announced at Board of Education meeting on Tuesday evening.
Students named to Joseph Martin Elementary School's fourth nine weeks "A" honor roll were:
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie became the latest GOP presidential contender to flip on Common Core, announcing last week his opposition to the curriculum and standards system once embraced across a broad political spectrum.
Students named to Frank Long Elementary School's fourth nine weeks honor roll were:
The new frontier of education, many experts believe, is video games. While the field is still maturing, most objectives can now be enhanced with games that allow students to collaborate and learn with more engagement while teachers are free to spend more time observing and helping, and less time at the whiteboard. Many of these games also offer parents and teachers tools to monitor progress on specific learning objectives.
According to an email distributed to all Liberty County School System staff, the new incoming principal of Liberty County High School is Stephanie Woods. Woods had been serving as an assistant principal for Bradwell Institute. We will update this story as more information becomes available. In the same email, Veronica Johnson has been appointed as curriculum specialist for the central office.
The Community of Inspired Women Inc. awarded its first scholarship to Kaisha Porter during its monthly meeting June 2 at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Two local students made the dean's list for the 2015 spring semester at Georgia College.