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Usher serves as page

Gabrielle Usher, a senior at Effingham County High School, paged at the State Capitol for Majority Leader Jon Burns on Feb. 19. Usher was able to meet the Speaker of the House, David Ralston during her duties serving as page.

March 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students make GSU president’s list

Georgia Southern University recently recognized more than 1,350 students for excellence in academics on the fall 2015 president's list.

March 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Effingham 4-H’ers hold annual awards ceremony

Effingham 4-H'ers and their families, recently gathered at the Effingham College and Career Academy to participate in an awards reception honoring their achievements.

March 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Crook to lead GSU production of The Bard’s “Twelfth Night”

If you'd met Gage Crook four years ago, you would have met an aspiring pediatric orthopedic surgeon.

March 02, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Education


School board set to adopt strategic plan

Effingham County school board members are expected to complete the long process behind a strategic plan at their meeting Wednesday afternoon.

March 02, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Bright STARs

As the STAR teachers, both Danna Jones and Stephanie Tant pointed out how the students who chose them challenge them.

February 24, 2016 | Patrick Donahue | Education


SEHS goes on the catwalk

Christian Mincey was named the top designer and Ayla Herbert was named the top model at the 10th annual South Effingham High School student fashion show Saturday night.

February 24, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Countywide student art show coming next month

Select students from all Effingham County Schools will be participating in the fifth annual district-wide art exhibition in celebration of visual arts in our schools and Youth Art Month.

February 24, 2016 | Staff report | Education


4-H gaining STEAM

The Effingham County Extension Office announces one of its newest programs, the 4-H STEAM Extreme.

February 24, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Students book experience as House pages

Several Effingham County students served as a page on the Georgia House of Representatives floor. Students 12 years of age and older gain an opportunity to visit the state Capitol and assist their state representative for the day.

February 17, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Springfield students make ASU dean’s list

Armstrong State University recently named 10 students from Springfield to the dean's list for the fall 2015 semester. The students receiving this honor, with their year and field of study, include:

February 17, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Local students graduate from Valdosta State University

VALDOSTA-Valdosta State University announces that 786 students completed the requirements of their respective academic programs during the fall semester. This list includes the following:

February 17, 2016 | Staff report | Education


School system readies strategic waiver application

The Effingham County Board of Education will take the next step in its chosen model of governance.

February 16, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Middle and high school honor rolls

Ebenezer Middle School

February 16, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Students take turn as pages

Eleven Effingham County High School students served as pages for state Reps. Jon Burns and Bill Hitchens on Jan. 25. The students also met Speaker of the House David Ralston and Gov. Nathan Deal. As pages, students deliver notes from constituents, lobbyists and other individuals and guests to representatives on the House floor.

February 10, 2016 | Staff report | Education


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Effingham Teacher of the Year a finalist for state honor

The reigning Effingham County teacher of the year, Ebenezer Middle School English and language arts teacher Heather Cocke, has been named one of 10 finalists ...

April 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Quick thinker

Anna Kate Taylor of South Effingham Elementary School won the Exchange Club of Effingham County's annual Quick Think-a-Thon, held at Ebenezer Middle School.

April 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Hillman among GSU’s winners at Savannah ADDYs

STATESBORO-Six Georgia Southern students, including Ashley Hillman of Bloomingdale, took home awards at the local level of the 2016 American Advertising Awards (ADDY) in ...

April 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Effingham Exchange Club honors students

The Exchange Club of Effingham County honored its ACE (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award nominees and its nominees for the Youth of the Year ...

April 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Three at SEHS named Georgia Scholars

South Effingham High School students Parker Gordy, Dallas McCorkendale and Matt Stier have been named Georgia Scholars.

April 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Georgia 4-H to enlist oysters to help fight Tybee erosion

This summer, Georgia 4-H is recruiting an army of oysters to help ensure the future of the organization's coastal environmental education center.

April 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


GSU's Enactus team takes regional competition

The Georgia Southern Enactus team competed and won at the Enactus Regional Competition in Atlanta on April 1. The student-led organization focuses on providing economic ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Walls delivers as keynote speaker at SSU Honors Day

Richard Walls, a native of Springfield and a junior at Savannah State University was chosen recently to represent the College of Liberal Arts and Social ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Tuned into the all-state band

Four middle school students from Effingham County were selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association Middle School All State Band in Athens on ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Two Effingham students join Phi Kappa Phi honor society

BATON ROUGE, LA-The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


School system looking to boost budget at lower millage rate

The Effingham County School System is planning on a bigger budget for the coming fiscal year - but perhaps with a lower millage rate.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


State says OK to strategic waiver application

The state Department of Education has given its approval to the Effingham County School System's strategic waiver application.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Kight wins Exchange Club speech contest

Rebecca Kight, a senior at South Effingham High School, won the Exchange Club of Effingham County's speech contest. The theme was citizenship, and Kight ...

March 30, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Finding their way

Effingham County High School students navigated their way through the Teen Maze on Wednesday, getting a glimpse at what good decisions' impacts - and the circumstances ...

March 29, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Countywide art show draws big crowd

The fifth annual countywide art show held its reception March 15 at the Effingham College and Career Academy, with hundereds of people inspecting the work ...

March 23, 2016 | Staff report | Education


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