Third through fifth graders participated in Jordye Bacon ElementarySchool's third annual Black History Quiz Bowl. The students went 21 rounds to decide a winner. The students were given various facts about a person and had to name the person. JB third grade teacher Cela Barrett organized the event.
Bradwell Institute was among the winners in a recent environmental education competition.
One of the winners of the annual Daughters of the American Revolution American History Essay Contest was Hannah Floyd, a student at First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville.
Liberty County High School hosted the first Liberty County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Feb. 21. The competition among the middle school teams was exciting and all of the participants preformed wonderfully.
Community Kidsfest and Tiger 5-K run is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at Bradwell Park in Hinesville.
Registration for the Liberty County Pre-K 2007-08 school year is expected to take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday inside the Pre-K center cafeteria. The child must be age 4 on or before Sept. 1 to be able to register.
Liberty County High School invites the parents and guardians of 9th graders to a parent information night at 6:30 p.m. March 20 in the LCHS cafeteria. Ask about pre-registration, learn about high school graduation requirements, LCHS sports, clubs, and activities, block scheduling and tour the high school.
A few hundred students packed into the Bradwell Institute gymnasium Wednesday afternoon for the school's Black History Month program.
The Bradwell Institute Academic Quiz Bowl Team posted another strong performance at the 2007 Savannah Country Day Invitational Tournament in January.
A Very Different World, a program to prepare youth for the challenges of the 21st century, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Riceboro recreation center.
Long County Chamber of Commerce recognized its local STAR student and STAR teacher Feb. 20 during its monthly meeting.
Honoring students, teachers and administrators who achieve high standards is a big deal for the Liberty County Board of Education.
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.
The Coastal Electric Cooperative Bright Ideas prize team - with balloons, gifts, signs and giant checks in hand - filed into the classrooms of seven surprised Liberty County School System educators Thursday.
Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge visited Long County on Wednesday. While in Ludowici, he stopped by the new Long County High School and took a tour of the facility, courtesy of Principal Scotty Hattaway and Long County School System Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters.
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.