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SEHS banking, investing students visit Citizens Bank

Seven students in SEHS banking and investing class toured Citizens Bank of Effingham in Springfield on Dec. 9.

December 22, 2008 | Alyssa Weber Special to the Effingham Herald | Education


BoE making an effort to cut down energy use

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.

December 19, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


BoE offices to close for holidays

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.

December 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS band puts on winter show

The Effingham County High School Band had its winter concert Dec. 11.

December 18, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


SEHS Interact celebrates

The Interact Club of South Effingham High School held its Christmas party at El Real in Rincon on Dec. 6.

December 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS stages Madrigal dinner

December 18, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Corder to complete Youth Challenge

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.

December 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Kidsville News, a place for young local artists to showcase their work

Local Effingham County elementary school-aged students have found a place to showcase their art work.

December 16, 2008 | Brittany McNair | Education


Shearouse, parents to discuss safety

Effingham County Schools Superintendent Randy Shearouse told concerned parents he wanted to meet with them to talk about school safety issues.

December 16, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Teaching is a ‘privilege’

Janine Manior said the honor isn't just in being named teacher of the year, it's in being able to teach kids.

December 16, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


EMS cheerleaders are region runners-up

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.

December 16, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham Christian students visit WSAV

Students from Effingham Christian School's fourth grade class recently visited with Lee Haywood, meteorologist at WSAV in Savannah.

December 16, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


GES students particiate in Special Olympics, go on field trip

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.

December 16, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


South Effingham Elementary holds book parade, reading safari

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.

December 16, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS class provides comfort items for soon-to-be mobilized battery

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.

December 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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FCCLA students attend leadership conference

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.

April 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Cloverleafs shine at 4-H District Project Achievement

Eighteen Cloverleaf students from Effingham County recently participated in the 4-H District Project Achievement competition in Emanuel County.

April 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Board of education taking school choice applications

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.

April 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEHS' Bendig honored as countywide STAR student

Successful students often speak of teachers who inspired them.

April 14, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Early lessons learned paid off for ECHS STAR Cowart

These days, Harrison Cowart is a high school senior - quite an accomplished one, in fact.

April 14, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


4-H’ers pitch in for pets at shelter

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.

April 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


CyberPatriot teams take first at state events

Effingham County's two high schools had a strong showing in their first year competing in CyberPatriot.

April 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


BES to hold arts festival

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.

April 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Miss ECHS crowned

Sarah-Lyn Ward was crowned the winner of the Miss Effingham County High School pageant.

April 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Bowser takes another first in speech contest

It was just a year ago that Sarah Lynn Bowser competed in her first speech contest.

April 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECMS fetes its top students

Effingham County Middle School rewarded its top-performing students from the third nine-weeks grading period.

April 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


OTC taps legendary coach as grad speaker

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.

April 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Writing scores dip for eighth-graders

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.

April 07, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Chalk one up at Habersham School

Students at The Habersham School in Rincon put on a colorful display of school spirit Friday.

April 07, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


School system finds comfort zone in budget

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.

April 03, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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