Liberty County High School juniors got a treat March 14 when motivational speaker Keith L. Brown spoke to their class, along with faculty and staff.
Six members of the Bradwell Institute Chorus were selected to sing in the 2008 Georgia All-State Chorus. Students from all over the state auditioned, and those who passed the auditions performed to standing-room-only crowds at the Savannah Civic Center on Feb. 23. The BI choral director is Amanda Durden.
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Midway Middle School recently named its Students of the Month for March based on citizenship.
LUDOWICI -- The Walker Middle School basketball C-team recently had two fundraisers to raise money to buy uniforms and equipment.
As part of Music in Our Schools Month, the Bradwell Institute Music Department performed a concert on March 13 in the school's commons area.
Drama students at Liberty County High School will present "Once Upon a Mattress," at 8 p.m. on March 28 and 29 and at 2 p.m. on March 30.
The national shortage of special education teachers has not fazed Jeanine Robinson's 26-year career.
A little, balsa wood tee that held a golf ball and 40 pounds of other weights has earned a team from Lewis Frasier Middle School a berth in a state competition.
LUDOWICI --Long County High School had a lock-in for 11th grade class on March 14 to help them prepare for the upcoming High School Graduation Test.
LUDOWICI -- Superintendent Dr. Edwin Pope reported at the March Long County School Board meeting that the BoE design team had met with architect Craig Shillinger of Southern A & E to discuss the preliminary plans for the new school.
Faith Temple is hosting a fundraising BBQ/yard sale for Jasean Smith on Saturday, March 29, across from King and Son's Funeral Home in Glennville.
SAVANNAH – Patricia O'Day, a practical nursing student at Savannah Technical College has been named as the school's winner of Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.
RICEBORO - Hampton Island Preserve, a private, upscale housing development off the coast here, helped teach graders from Savannah Country Day School where the food they eat comes from, the importance of healthy eating and a little about the ecosystem of the Georgia coastal area.
Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge visited Midway Middle School on Wednesday as part of his two-day, statewide tour the Georgia Department of Education is calling "Georgia's Future, Now." The tour is meant to promote schools across the state.
A motion to place half the cost of sports officials back on high-school athletic directors' shoulders failed Tuesday when Liberty County school-board members deadlocked in a 3-3 vote.
Midway Middle School celebrated Custodial Appreciation Day on Oct. 2. The custodians were honored during a ceremony in which Principal Debra Frazier and Assistant Principal Tom Willoughby praised their efforts in maintaining a clean, safe environment for MMS students. The custodians received candy bouquets to express the school's gratitude for a job well done.
The Walker Elementary School student council recently held a book drive to collect elementary age-appropriate books for their media center. Students in fourth and fifth grades brought in more than 200 new or slightly used books, which will be available at the school. Members of the student council show some of the books that were acquired.
The new Long County Middle School had its first homecoming celebration Sept. 27 at Veterans Field. This year's homecoming queen was eighth-grader Brianna Lord. Her court included sixth-grade princess Chante' Thomas, the seventh-grade princess Sophie Cooper and eighth-grade runner-up princess Julia Scheck.
These days 4-H is more than youth judging poultry, it teaches children and teens life lessons, such as developing public speaking and decision making skills and giving back through community service.
Snelson-Golden Middle School recently held Family Day Dinner Night, drawing more than 130 participants. A spaghetti dinner was featured. Activities enjoyed included Hula Hoop, basketball, Wii Dance and jump rope. Activities were in line with the Liberty County wellness incentive in keeping active.
State Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway read "Don't Be a Bully, Billy" on Tuesday to a Pre-K class at Hinesville Childcare Learning Center Inc. in celebration of Pre-K Week.
Liberty Elementary School students and faculty clapped and moved to the beat of conga drums and maracas Friday during a lively program celebrating Spanish Heritage Month. The national observance is held Sept. 15-Oct. 15.
Culinary-arts associates at Liberty College & Career Academy recently witnessed a live cooling demonstration by chef Jean Vendeville, head of the Culinary Arts Institute at Savannah Technical College.
The Long County Board of Education recently recognized its 2012-13 Teachers of the Year. Honorees are Fletcher Johnson, Smiley Elementary School; Beth Vandervort, Walker Middle School; and Jeffrey Spratt, Long County High School. Spratt also was recognized as the school system's teacher of the year.
The Long County Commission recently recognized Kayla Jenkins for attaining the level of master 4-H'er. Jenkins, who is the granddaughter of Charlie and Linda Smith, will represent Long County at the National 4-H Congress on Nov. 29-Dec. 3 in Atlanta.
Students in Dr. Jana Shields' health, safety and nutrition class at Liberty County High recently were certified in CPR and first aid. Fifteen students participated in a daylong training session with firefighter Casey Hale. At the end of the session, each participant took and passed a skills test. The CPR/first aid certification is a required standard for the HSN class in the early childhood education pathway.
Liberty Elementary School celebrated Constitution Day on Sept. 17 with history lessons, songs and a program by the Liberty County High School JROTC flag corps.
The Liberty County Board of Education approved two board policies Tuesday morning, one regarding the state's new "testing-out" option for receiving course credit and another that adds three state-approved pathways for high-school students.