Seven students in SEHS banking and investing class toured Citizens Bank of Effingham in Springfield on Dec. 9.
The Effingham County Board of Education has saved 19 percent in energy costs over the last eight months, and the savings have come since the board implemented a new energy policy and began working with Energy Education.
The Effingham County Board of Education's central offices will be closed in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays on Dec. 24-26 and Jan. 1-2 and will re-open on Jan. 5. Please read below for information on registering news students over the holidays.
The Effingham County High School Band had its winter concert Dec. 11.
The Interact Club of South Effingham High School held its Christmas party at El Real in Rincon on Dec. 6.
An Effingham County teen is among more than 122 youth graduating from the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy at commencement ceremonies to be held in Macon on Saturday at the Macon City Auditorium.
Local Effingham County elementary school-aged students have found a place to showcase their art work.
Effingham County Schools Superintendent Randy Shearouse told concerned parents he wanted to meet with them to talk about school safety issues.
Janine Manior said the honor isn't just in being named teacher of the year, it's in being able to teach kids.
The Ebenezer Middle School cheerleading squad is the 2008 region runner-up for the Coastal Empire Middle School Region. The squad competed for the title on Nov. 5 at Southeast Bulloch High School. The Southeast Bulloch Middle School squad took first place.
Students from Effingham Christian School's fourth grade class recently visited with Lee Haywood, meteorologist at WSAV in Savannah.
Students in Mrs. Ashe's class at Guyton Elementary had a fun filled exciting day at the Effingham Fall Special Olympics, held at Effingham County High School. The kids had the opportunity to play basketball, bowl, jump in a moon bounce, dance and eat a great lunch. Everyone had a lot of fun and made some new friends.
It may have been a cold and windy day in "South Africa" but the students at South Effingham Elementary didn't seem to mind as they concluded their week-long Reading Safari with outdoor activities that included some very special guests.
Current issues is a new class at Effingham County High School. The class counts as an academic elective for those students who are pursuing a college prep diploma.
Five students from the Effingham College and Career Academy chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently participated in a weekend leadership conference at The Classic Center in Athens.
Eighteen Cloverleaf students from Effingham County recently participated in the 4-H District Project Achievement competition in Emanuel County.
The Effingham County Board of Education is now accepting requests for students to attend a school other than the one for which they are zoned for the 2014-15 school year.
Successful students often speak of teachers who inspired them.
These days, Harrison Cowart is a high school senior - quite an accomplished one, in fact.
With the Effingham County Extension office located directly across the street from the county animal shelter, needs for the furry little friends become quite apparent.
Effingham County's two high schools had a strong showing in their first year competing in CyberPatriot.
More than 800 students at Blandford Elementary will gather in costume May 2 to represent six different countries and cultures from around the globe in the school's annual international arts festival.
Sarah-Lyn Ward was crowned the winner of the Miss Effingham County High School pageant.
It was just a year ago that Sarah Lynn Bowser competed in her first speech contest.
Effingham County Middle School rewarded its top-performing students from the third nine-weeks grading period.
Herman Boone, the inspiration for the 2000 film "Remember the Titans," will be the featured speaker for Ogeechee Technical College's spring commencement ceremony next month, the college announced Thursday.
Reflecting the results across the region and state, Effingham County's scores declined slightly this year from last year on Georgia's Eighth-Grade Writing Assessment.
Students at The Habersham School in Rincon put on a colorful display of school spirit Friday.
The Effingham County Board of Education's initial projections for its fiscal year 2015 budget are for revenues to exceed expenses by $1.6 million.