The Long County High School junior and senior classes hosted their 2007 prom Saturday at the Celebration Castle on Elim Church Road.
Principals from the county's three schools announced each one's Teacher of the Year for the 2006-07 school year at the April Long County Board of Education meeting.
Liberty County Historical Society is sponsoring four scholarships for the 2007-08 academic year:
Anyone interested in pursuing a graduate degree at Georgia Southern University is invited to an information session at 6:30 p.m. May 8 in Henderson Library, Room 1300 on the University campus in Statesboro.
The Liberty campus of Savannah Technical College hosted the Celebration of the Young Child recently to coincide with the national Month of the Young Child that's observed each April.
Joseph Martin Elementary School invites the public to a special event scheduled for 8-9:30 a.m. May 8.
The Nu Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will award five $1,000 scholarships to deserving students. Four categories of scholarships are available including the Historical Black College/University Scholarship; Fashionetta Scholarship; a general scholarship and an adult continuing education scholarship. A 500-word essay is required and the deadline to submit entries is May 4. Applications and other requirement details are available in the guidance offices at Liberty County High School, Bradwell Institute, Brewton Parker College and the Liberty Center. Parents are encouraged to make sure your senior students take advantage of this opportunity.
Liberty County High School announces the following events.
GED students around Liberty County escaped a potential snag in progress as funding for their program was on the verge of a temporary collapse.
Members of the Liberty County FFA Chapter recently attended the FFA Greenhand Jamboree March 2-3 at the FFA/FCCLA Center near Covington.
Five chorus students from Bradwell Institute were selected to participate in the 2007 Georgia All-State Chorus.
Liberty County's gifted students will be served in their home schools - eventually - under a plan approved by the school board Tuesday.
Taylors Creek Elementary School faculty, students and staff ended school Wednesday by surprising the 3rd Infantry Division's Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade.
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.