The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host new Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee at a Progress Through the People Luncheon at noon Thursday at the Performing Arts Center on Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington.
Liberty County School System teachers and other school employees were "welcomed aboard ship LCSS" during a rousing, nautical-themed convocation Tuesday, the day before the 2013-14 school year began.
The bell signaling the first day of the 2013-14 academic year rang Wednesday, and students toting backpacks returned to Liberty County School System's schools.
The Path2College 529 Plan is running two sweepstakes with prize money exceeding $50,000.
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and Gov. Nathan Deal announced last week that Georgia is withdrawing from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test development consortium.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has extended its fall-semester enrollment deadline until Aug. 15.
Liberty County students reported back to classes today. Motorists on roads near the schools noticed short delays as crossing guards were directing traffic, but no problems had been reported early.
New Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee was welcomed by community leaders like she was an old friend during a meet-and-greet Thursday at the Liberty County Schools Performing Arts Center.
Incoming ninth-graders got a taste of what to expect from high-school life Tuesday at Bradwell Institute's revamped freshmen orientation, dubbed Camp BI. Bradwell administrators said the freshmen-only introduction to the school was held to help students adjust from middle school to high school.
Just a few months ago, the community watched as students in the classes of 2013 from Bradwell Institute, Liberty County High School and First Presbyterian Christian Academy collected their diplomas and threw their caps in the air.
Long County students Meagan DeLoach and Ashley Burnside attended the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America National Leadership Conference on July 7-11 in Nashville, Tenn.
In comparing individual schools' standardized-test scores in the Liberty County School System, most students scored lower in math and science than they did in reading and language arts. However, LCSS students' scores beat the state average in most subjects, except in math, according to recently released test scores.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College student Shondai Dunbar-Williams, of Fort Stewart, won the bronze award at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference for nurse assisting. The win came after Dunbar-Williams won a gold medal at a state competition. At the national level, she competed with six other students in front of a panel of judges.
About 32 new teachers acted as role models for proper classroom behavior Tuesday by sitting quietly and attentively at their desks during a new-hire orientation at the Liberty County Board of Education.
For the second time in three years, the Liberty County Schools' social workers are trying to assure all students can dress for success.
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.
First grade: Zy'kira Anderson
The Bradwell Institute media department recently received the highest honor for library media programs in the state.
First grade: Nikhiya Alexander
First grade: Laila Addis
Thirty-nine students in grades six through eight from the Long County Middle chapter of Future Business Leaders of America attended the Georgia FBLA Fall Leadership Motivational Rally on Oct. 10 in Perry.
SAVANNAH - Jeff Ashmen has been selected as its military-outreach coordinator at Savannah Tech College.
ATLANTA - Fifteen Georgia seniors have a chance to win the third annual Colored Rocks Prize in a competition launched this week by the Colored Rocks Foundation.
"I want to be just like you," a boy told Hinesville firefighter Alex Mason at Frank Long Elementary School on Wednesday.
Lyman Hall Elementary students and their families enjoyed hot dogs and books Oct. 1 at the school's third annual Book Fair Picnic.
Kathryn Nelson's class at the Liberty County Pre-K Center helped with an art project to prepare for Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's upcoming visit to Liberty County. Deal will address an audience from 10:45 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Bradwell Institute's Olvey Field. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce at 368-4445.
Liberty County's 14 public schools are celebrating the benefits of eating healthy lunches through Friday. National School Lunch Week officially began Monday. The Liberty County School System was closed Monday for Columbus Day and closed Tuesday for a teachers' furlough day.