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.
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.
Liberty College and Career Academy CEO Tom Alexander on Friday updated Liberty County School System administrators and board members on LCCA program developments as culinary-arts students served a restaurant-style brunch they had prepared.