In 1913 Franklin K. Matthiews, the librarian for the Boy Scouts of America, proposed creating a week-long celebration of children's literature, Children's Book Week.
During this year's American Education Week, Nov. 14-20, Snelson Golden Middle School and educators, parents, students and community leaders nationwide will join the National Education Association in raising awareness about the need to provide every child with a quality public education.
Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., announced last week that 23 students in the First Congressional District of Georgia, including two students in Liberty County, have received nominations to United States service academies. The students were interviewed for consideration into the class of 2015 by Kingston and the Military Academy Board. Interviews were conducted at Bethesda Home for Boys in Savannah on Oct. 18.
Fort Stewart officials met with superintendents from Bryan, Chatham, Liberty and Long counties on Tuesday to discuss options for dealing with complaints that parents submitted during a spring meeting with the school districts' representatives.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University's fall enrollment has reached yet another record high of 7,682 total number of students enrolled, an increase of nearly two percent from the fall 2009 count of 7,538. Undergraduate enrollment saw an increase of 4.6 percent, from 6,612 to 6,918 for the same period of time.
SAVANNAH - Beginning in January, Savannah Technical College will offer a new technical certificate of credit in the drafting department. The new program, CAD Operator, will be offered mostly online and will allow students hands-on training with AutoCAD. It covers basic drafting and AutoCAD commands as well as all types of fastener drawings (welding symbols, bolts and screws) and auxiliary drawing, which allows the object to be seen in different views.
The Midway Middle School Builders Club, an affiliate of the Kiwanis Club of Liberty County, held its sixth annual Trick-or-Treating for Canned Goods event at the school Oct. 26-29. The students collected 1,094 items to be donated to Manna House in conjunction with Georgia Power's canned food drive.
Lewis Frasier Middle School National Junior Honor Society adviser Jereice Campbell presented a $1,500 check to the Wreaths for Warriors Walk committee on Nov. 2. The wreaths purchased with the money will be among those placed at the base of 436 eastern redbud trees at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk during a ceremony at noon on Saturday, Dec. 11.
The Walker Middle School FBLA partnered with the Long County High School FBLA for an October community service project. The students collected new and used children's books to donate to a local shelter.
Smiley Elementary School students will tag along in spirit on a space voyage when the space shuttle Discovery lifts off. The shuttle had been scheduled to launch Friday, but its final planned mission has been delayed several times and, according to a NASA statement issued Friday afternoon, the earliest that Discovery can now launch following repairs to its leaky ground umbilical carrier plate is Monday.
On Oct. 22, 10 Bradwell Institute graphic communication students attended the Heidelberg Print Media Academy in Kennesaw to participate in the first-ever "Fit to Print" event. Heidelberg's North American office in Kennesaw is the largest demonstration and instructional facility in the United States and second world-wide only to Heidelberg, Germany.
Last week, the National School Board Association's Technology and Learning conference honored the Liberty County School System as one of three districts in the nation for excellence in technology integration.
Xcel Strategies Inc. announces that the seventh annual Joy Prom will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Alee Temple, 100 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah.
Bradwell Institute recently announced its third nine-weeks honor roll:
The Long County Board of Education is soliciting bids from contractors for construction of a two-school campus to house elementary and middle classes off Highway ...
The 2016 Top 12 Shining Seniors and honorable mentions for Liberty Life Magazine were honored in a ceremony Tuesday at the Liberty County Performing Arts ...