The Liberty County School System technology department has implemented a program, Technology Teacher of the Month, to recognize teachers who exemplify the integration of technology in the classroom. Since 2008, this program has motivated teachers to incorporate technology into their lessons. With numerous technology tools available to teachers, students are able to learn about different content areas in a variety of settings.
The Walker Middle School FBLA members attended a region leadership conference Jan. 20 at Wayne County High School. Thirty-seven students attended and several won awards. The winning students will move on to compete at the state leadership conference March 4 in Macon.
The Savannah Area McDonald's Operators' Association has opened its scholarship program for applications, and is primed to award more than $50,000 towards higher education for the second year in a row.
The Darien Walmart recently presented a $1,000 grant to Joseph Martin Elementary School teacher Teresa Goody. Goody wrote a grant to fund the school's mentoring program, which is called PALS.
Liberty County High School is having after-school tutoring for students who will take the Georgia High School Graduation Test. Sessions will continue through March. Each session runs from 3:30-4:30 p.m. The schedule is as follows:
Joseph Martin Elementary students and teachers have been growing plants from seeds in the school's greenhouse. The greenhouse received a Bright Ideas grant from Coastal Electric, which was applied for by teacher Vicki Funston.
Walker Middle School was recognized at the Long County Board of Education's January meeting for winning a silver award after the Georgia Single Statewide Accountability System's evaluation.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's yearbook staff and student council hosted Winterfest on Dec. 11 to raise money for the school and student organizations. The event, which drew a large crowd, included concerts, festival games, crafts and vendors who traveled from as far as Albany and Atlanta to set up shop.
COCHRAN - Middle Georgia College Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Mary Ellen Wilson recently announced that Lana Ruyack from Liberty County was named to the dean's list and honored for scholastic achievement during MGC's fall 2010 semester.
ATLANTA - Schools across Georgia are bracing for another tough budget year as federal stimulus money dries up and state dollars remain scarce.
Waldo Pafford Elementary School
The Liberty County Board of Education is taking steps toward finding a new superintendent using a familiar search firm.
The Long County Schools Young Authors Conference was March 30 at First Baptist Church in Ludowici.
Liberty County School-level STEAM Fair winners presented their projects to the public at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center on March 28.
Students shined at Liberty Life Magazine's Top 12 Shining Seniors award ceremony, which honored students for their academic and personal accomplishments.
In contrast to controversies that have prompted an accreditation organization to schedule an early visit to the Liberty County School System, the system is apparently ...