Both Bradwell and Liberty high schools recently climbed another rung on the ladder of success by becoming AP Access and Support Schools on the 2008 AP Honor Schools List.
Fourth and fifth grade students at Waldo Pafford Elementary School interviewed Hinesville's African-American trailblazers during Black History Month.
ATLANTA -- The Art Institute of Atlanta has announced that the four finalists in its second annual Fashion Your Future Scholarship Competition include a Midway woman.
Taylors Creek Elementary School celebrated Black History Month in a big way this year.
LUDOWICI -- Despite a tornado warning in effect for Long County on Friday, Smiley Elementary School still had its annual Picnic for Parents in the lunchroom.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Literary Team won several honors, including a first place, in its first competition since it was organized by the Fine Arts Director Shannon Hickey.
STATESBORO -- The Georgia Southern University chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society recently inducted 344 new members.
Columbia College-Fort Stewart has announced its recent graduates:
A new multi-state agreement that would ease the cumbersome process faced by many military families when enrolling their children in new school systems recently passed with overwhelming support in the Georgia Senate.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County Chamber of Commerce recognized the 2008 STAR student and teacher for Long County at their monthly meeting Feb. 28.
Marsha Pierce, coordinator for School Health Programs from the Coastal Health District, presented six Tobacco Free School signs, one for each campus, to BoE Chairwoman Lily Baker at the last Liberty County Board of Education meeting.
ATLANTA -- Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is looking for eligible providers to serve children and families in Liberty County in Georgia's Pre-K Program site.
SAVANNAH -- The Technical Communications Certificate Program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too -- it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.
On Feb. 27, Mayors Don Emmons of Midway and William Austin of Riceboro visited Midway Middle School to sign an official proclamation declaring March 3-7 National School Breakfast Week.
Bradwell Institute and Liberty High's STAR students, and the teachers they selected, were honored at a luncheon here Wednesday.
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.
Liberty Elementary School had its second annual Science Discovery Night on Thursday evening. Event organizer Ashley Striplin said the event was open to Liberty Elementary students and other students in the community, including middle- and high-schoolers.