While most students are enjoying their summer vacations, Liberty County School System teachers are hard at work, preparing themselves and their colleagues for the upcoming school year.
What: Armstrong Alumni Center Grand Opening. Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a grand opening reception and ribbon cutting to celebrate the new Alumni Center in historic Burnett Hall. As one of Armstrong's eight original buildings on the university's Southside campus, Burnett Hall serves as a strategic venue for the Alumni Center. The Alumni Center will also house the Alumni Affairs Office, which is dedicated to preserving Armstrong's past, while building on the future.
Logan Street, Felix Linzan, Kirsten Schreihofer and Brandee Craig, all of Hinesville; Heather Rego of Allenhurst; and Justin Ramsey of Fort Stewart, all recently received $2,000 college scholarships that were awarded at Fort Stewart.
The Liberty County School System is sponsoring its second annual Career and Technology Camp this week at the Liberty College and Career Academy.
Felicia Knight of Allenhurst, Willie Massey of Midway, and Tasha Mitchell and Morgan Thomas, both of Hinesville, graduated from Troy University on May 9 in Troy, Ala.
Long County High School was represented at the 86th Georgia Future Farmers of America Convention, May 1-3 in Macon.
Liberty County High School has been awarded a grant worth over $500,000 to fund the National Math and Science Initiative's Advanced Placement Program for Military Families.
Liberty County High School graduated 240 seniors Saturday night in a commencement ceremony at Donell Woods Stadium.
Long County High School held its graduation ceremony Friday, proffering diplomas to 134 seniors. Class Secretary Karena Espey gave the invocation followed by a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, led by class parliamentarian Brandon Abbot.
Faith Baptist Christian Academy held its graduation ceremony May 16 in Ludowici, sending 17 seniors out into the world.
The Heavenly Angel Daycare had its first graduation ceremony on May 16. Four 4-year-olds marched across the field and received certificates from the Liberty County Commissioner Marion Stevens Sr.
Harmony Wallace, who is a Bradwell Institute senior, has earned this year's Liberty/Long Retired Educators' scholarship. Wallace plans to major in early childhood education at Georgia Southern University. She is the daughter of Franklin and Linda Wallace.
Last week, the annual Farm Day Celebration was held in Long County. Farmers and agricultural staff brought in their equipment and livestock to show local students the importance of the agricultural industry. This year, exhibits included forestry, fur trapping, livestock and large equipment. One of the children's favorite displays was an "old-time" cornhusking demonstration. The event is sponsored by the Long County Georgia Farm Bureau office and coordinated by Linda Hall. Go to www.coastalcourier.com to see more pictures from the day.
Long County High School had its senior banquet in its new building Thursday, a first for the school.
For the second year, First Presbyterian Christian Academy's senior class was so large graduation Saturday was moved to Fort Stewart's Main Chapel to accommodate the graduates and their families.
Long County Middle FBLA held a surprise assembly for eighth-grade officer and member Mackenzie Pattison last Thursday.
Long County High School held its annual homecoming parade and community pep rally Thursday.
The Liberty County School System will have a community forum from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 at the Performing Arts Center in Flemington. For information, call 876-5966 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Midway Middle School will have a Parent University at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. The school is at 425 Edgewater Drive, Hinesville. For information or to RSVP, call Pamela Brown at 884-6677.
Each year, media specialists, computer-lab teachers and academic coaches are invited to attend the Liberty County School System Media and Technology Showcase.
The Liberty County School System Technology Department is offering an "App-tastic" App of the Month to all teachers.
The Professional Association of Georgia Educators, in conjunction with the Regional Educational Service Agency, held a conference Wednesday at Liberty County's Performing Arts Center in Flemington.
STATESBORO - For the fourth year in a row, Georgia Southern University has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine for its efforts to provide educational opportunities to America's veterans, active-duty troops and their families.
Liberty County School System teachers and administrators have begun implementing a multi-tiered behavior prevention and intervention framework known as Children Having Options to Inspire Continuous Elevated Success, for the 2014-15 school year.
The Liberty County School System hosted the second annual Title I Parent Engagement Workshop on Saturday at the Performing Arts Center.
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge on Friday named 36 parents from across Georgia to serve on his 2014-15 Parent Advisory Council.