Long County High School conducted its 2007 graduation ceremony Friday with 102 seniors receiving diplomas at Veterans Stadium.
Students at Frank Long Elementary School are hoping to use the magic of storytelling to spread joy to the children of Uganda.
It finally arrived.
Juanita Strickland of VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently presented Japheth Parker with a $500 scholarship from the business.
The Liberty-Long Retired Educators recently selected Liberty County High School senior Jeremy Fermin as its college scholarship winner. Jane Cart, the organization's scholarship coordinator, presented it to him. Fermin will be attending the University of Georgia and plans to major in music education. His parents are Bernard and Dotty Fermin.
The Liberty County Commission is participating in the Summer Food Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Meals will be provided at all sites listed. The program will be open for service on June 11-July 27. Meals will be served between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
The Georgia State Board of Education recently awarded technology grants to 60 public schools in Georgia as part of the Title II-funded Instructional Technology Enhanced Environments Competitive Grant program. Each of the schools will receive $96,250 for the fiscal year 2007 to implement 21st Century Learning Environments.
Students in Leslie Devaney's advanced math class at Lewis Frasier Middle School were recently recognized for participating in the First in Math program, which lets students compete against others in the state and nation in on-line math activities. Those pictured placed first among Georgia students.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority joins with the Georgia Community Action Association in announcing the availability of $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to Georgians who attend a post high school institution or have been accepted at such an educational institution.
Joseph Martin Elementary School first grader Uyen-Vy Hoang won the countywide grade-level Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition with her story "The Very Hungry Lion."
Two members of the Liberty County Pre-K Center faculty, Diane L. Sanker, curriculum coordinator/instructional technology specialist, and Dr. Betty Cashon, special education teacher, were among the 100-plus workshop presenters at the recent Bright Beginnings/Promising Futures 2007 Georgia Early Learning Conference in Atlanta.
Woodruff Theater recently had a full house for the Fort Stewart Department of Emergency Services Drug Abuse Resistance Education graduation ceremony.
Freshmen heading to one of Georgia's public colleges or universities in the fall could pay more than $300 more per semester than some current students due to new tuition rates recently approved by the Board of Regents.
Fourth grader Jason Raynes explains a photo-biography slideshow to Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe. The exchange took place as local leaders in education, business and politics glimpsed the future of education on Tuesday during Joseph Martin Elementary School's "A New Day - A New Way" presentation. Guests were treated to a tour around the school to see how teachers use technology to create interactive learning environments and how students benefit from becoming more tech savvy. Raynes used a laptop and free Microsoft Photo Story 3 software to blend text, sound and images to create his project.
The arts brought Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute together to celebrate the second annual Artsfest at Liberty County High on April 26.
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.