First grade: Aasia Beckles
Midway Middle School celebrated "March Madness" as students prepared for the state-mandated CRCT. Faculty and staff members "saddled up" March 5 as students "buckled down" during reviews. Throughout the month, motivational activities are planned to encourage student and boost confidence as the test date approaches.
First grade: Yvette Alexander
First grade: Desirae Aleman
Several characters from the Dr. Seuss books recently came to life at the Long County Head Start Center in Ludowici.
Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal visited Smiley Elementary School in Long County on Thursday to promote her "Read Across Georgia" initiative. After she was introduced by Principal David Edwards, Deal spoke to approximately 400 pre-K and kindergarten students about the importance of reading.
The Peach State's first lady created giggles and grins at Button Gwinnett Elementary School on Thursday.
More than 130 people responded to the Liberty County Board of Education's requests for public input on a proposed school-time change this week.
Long County STAR student Dalton Long and teacher Christi Crews last week attended the District STAR Student and Teacher Luncheon at Georgia Southern University. LCHS Principal Scotty Hattaway and Long County Chamber of Commerce delegates Carter Morton and Miriam Murray also attended.
Long County High School has three finalists in Canoochee EMC's Washington Youth Tour Essay Competition. The students, Kristina Perez, Tyann Brown and Katrina Young, were interviewed by a panel of judges representing Canoochee EMC's Washington Youth Tour program. The interviews were conducted Tuesday at the Canoochee EMC offices in Reidsville.
Out with the tri-fold board, in with audio-visual presentations laced with hand-drawn illustrations and graphic cartoons.
Tiara L. Howard, a 2012 Liberty County High School graduate, made the dean's list for the fall semester at Morris College in Sumter, S.C., where she is studying civil engineering.
CASE exchange-student programs invite Georgia families to host a high-school age exchange student for the upcoming school year starting in late August.
The Long County School System's leadership is likely to remain in place.
Lewis Fraser Middle School students Zaria Brunson, Matthew Carter, Aaron Kuhl, Tayhlor Martin and Vincent Pray recently put some economics lessons to use.
Smiley Elementary School on Friday held its annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration in the school's parking lot.
Hinesville Ford joined Ford dealerships across the county in supporting local schools' fine arts and sports programs, many of which are being cut due to budget constraints.
Button Gwinnett Elementary School students, along with their counterparts at other schools in the Liberty County School System, celebrated Red Ribbon Week Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Button Gwinnett was festooned from top to bottom with large and small red ribbons.
Rebecca Carter, daughter of Glenn and Becky Carter of Hinesville, recently was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
The National Society of High School Scholars recently selected Bradwell Institute student LaTonya Jones of Hinesville to become a member of the organization. The society, formed in 2002, recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.
A special science project for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students at Fort Stewart's Diamond Elementary School incited students' creativity and appreciation for science, explained Nathaline Simons, who, with Kathy Sheets, helped organize the school's Robot Fest, held Thursday morning in the gymnasium.
Volunteers from around the Long County community came out recently to support the school system's lunch program as part of the National School Lunch Week celebration.
Target Distribution presented a $1,000 grant to Frank Long and Lyman Hall elementary teacher Becky Busby's fifth grade, for an "Emerging Egyptologists" project.
Lewis Frasier Middle School's Future Business Leaders of America members attended the Fall Motivational Rally on Oct. 10 in Perry.
SAVANNAH - Junior Achievement of Georgia-Coastal Region will honor the 14th annual Savannah Business Hall of Fame inductees and the 2013 Educator of the Year, Denise Fisher of Fort Stewart's Youth ChalleNGe Academy, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has embarked on a journey on which no Eagle has ever gone before.
The Liberty County School System hosted a community forum Tuesday to hear concerns from parents and other members of the community.
The Waldo Pafford Elementary online art gallery has been rated No. 2 in the state by a website, according to a news release.
Liberty Elementary media specialist Kristi Craven recently won a $2,000 grant from Target department stores. The funds will be dedicated to providing students with media experiences such as special reading events, guest speakers and book donations.
Members of Lewis Frasier Middle School's student council recently visited Atlanta for a leadership conference for middle-school students.