Georgia Southern University has embarked on a bold journey where no Eagle has ever gone before. GUS, the university's mascot, has landed safely after being launched into the stratosphere on a mission to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning.
Springfield Elementary students are turning their loose change into new books for the school.
Fewer high school students in Effingham County took the SAT in 2013 than in 2012, but school officials don't view that as a negative.
Senior Rajvi Dave was crowned Effingham County High School's 2013 homecoming queen at halftime of Friday night's football game at Rebel Field.
Another big year for 4-H is under way in Effingham County. Georgia 4-H offers leadership development through programs during the school day for its Cloverleafs (fifth- and sixth-graders). The resources shared with students help bring relevance and "real-life" learning to state and national standards. Recently, the Junior and Senior 4-H program kicked off with an "Italian supper" at the Effingham County Extension office in Springfield. The evening allowed 4-H'ers to become reacquainted with old friendships ...
The Effingham County High School Interact Club is a part of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Effingham County. It is an active service organization comprised of nearly 100 members.
They needed a stepladder to reach the check-out counter, but a group of young children received their first library cards Monday.
Top teachers were honored Wednesday at the 14th annual Effingham County Board of Education Teacher of the Year Banquet, sponsored by the Effingham Herald.
At 78 years old, Geneva Patterson isn't the typical rapper. Patterson is the guardian of her 10-year-old grandson Anthony, a fifth-grader at Guyton Elementary School. She comes up with fun ways to help Anthony with his homework, including making up a rap or some other type of song. "I would rap it, and he always remembered it," Patterson said. "When I didn't do that, he didn't do as well. It works." It's a technique she ...
Caroline Brennan was crowned South Effingham High School's 2013 homecoming queen at halftime of Friday night's football game against Glenn Hills at The Corral.
South Effingham Elementary School will soon get a facelift - as long as the Effingham County School System receives funding it's entitled to from the state.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized new Master Teachers and 2013 school system retirees at its Sept. 19 meeting.
SAVANNAH - Students may register for 'Mini-Mester' classes at Savannah Technical College beginning Oct. 1. These classes will start Oct. 17 and last through the end of fall semester, Dec. 11.
Fifth-graders at Springfield Elementary saw what life was like in the 1860s, thanks to a recent visit to the school by a group of Civil War re-enactors.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 130 students, including eight from Effingham County, for excellence in academics on the 2013 Summer Semester President's List.
The Springfield Elementary PTO treated the school's students to a professional BMX bike show.
Local students are encouraged to enter the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay and poster contests as part of Effingham County's annual observance honoring the slain civil rights leader.
Ebenezer Elementary School enjoyed its annual book character parade to conclude National Children's Book Week.
John Rodriguez of Guyton was one of 12 University of Georgia students honored with the Crane Leadership Scholarship, which recognizes leadership in extracurricular activities and/or involvement with civic, community or religious organizations.
Dressed in cotton products with various themed cotton commercials and ready to test their knowledge in consumer trends, Effingham County 4-H members excelled at the Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree competition.
Effingham County 4-H members participated in "A Day at Southern," where they were able to get an inside look at college life, admission procedures and the overall operation system of Georgia Southern University.
Given three options for the Effingham County School System's 2014-15 academic calendar, teachers voted one way and parents went another.
The Miss Diamond pageant, benefitting the Effingham County High School baseball program, will be held Dec. 7 at the Effingham County Middle School gym at 7:30 p.m.
Children's author Mattie Brown paid a recent visit to four Effingham County schools, but she had no interest in sitting in a chair and reading her books to the students.
"The 37th Y Clubs of Georgia Junior Youth Assembly will come to order."
Author and illustrator Phyllis Limbacher Tildes encouraged students of all ages to pursue their dreams during her recent visit to South Effingham High School.
The Effingham County Board of Education is considering a proposal that would lower the enrollment that is by far the largest among the county's eight elementary schools.
Effingham County 4-H was recognized at the Georgia 4-H Junior Conference for its support of Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Marlow Elementary School's Jenny Wilkins is a highly-regarded teacher, as evidenced by her selection as the 2013-14 Teacher of the Year for all Effingham County schools.
The Blandford Elementary School Junior Beta Club's community service project for November was to collect canned goods for the FORCE (Food Outreach Co-op of Effingham) food pantry.