Art teachers, Raquel Lucius and Mary Cale Anderegg at Sand Hill Elementary and South Effingham High School are recipients of this year's Grassroots Arts Program (GAP) funds created by the Georgia General Assembly.
Rincon High School class of 1948 held their 60th class reunion at the old home place of Ralph Kessler in Rincon on Oct. 11. The group enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by Ralph and Margie Kessler and a day of reminiscing with old friends.
Every nine weeks Blandford students have an opportunity to earn a breakfast with their principal Mrs. Karen Durkin.
Blandford Elementary promoted Red Ribbon Week Oct. 20-24 with the theme for the week, "Keep Your Head in the Game!"
Roman Catholics, outraged by the indoctrination of their children through the reading of the King James version of the Holy Bible in public schools of the 19th century, petitioned New York Public Schools for a redress of their grievances - grievances which were supported by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
The Effingham County Board of Education approved donating one bus and one van to the Effingham County Prison at their meeting Thursday night.
South Effingham High School senior Jenny Harris beams after she was crowned as homecoming queen during halftime of the Statesboro-South Effingham game Friday night.
A bomb threat was called in this morning for both local high schools. Students were evacuated from their campuses to area middle and elementary schools.
Students from Effingham County High School, South Effingham High School and Screven County High School met with Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie and Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile to place a red ribbon at the county line.
Two former South Effingham High School students have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP (Advanced Placement) exams they took last spring during the senior year.
The Effingham County School System and the Effingham County Board of Elections have joined forces to encourage student interest and participation in the American political process.
Marlow Elementary had a visit from the fire truck and fire rescue ladies on Oct. 20. The children learned about fire safety and were able to tour the fire truck.
Mrs. Denison, Ms. McNair and Mrs. Johnson's fifth grade classes at Blandford Elementary took advantage of the fall season to get creative with fifth grade standards.
Here are some of the letters from the students in Kelli White's gifted language arts enrichment class at South Effingham Middle School. The Herald is running the letters, from sixth, seventh and eighth graders, in installments.
Alexandria "Ali" Clark, a second grade student at South Effingham Elementary, won first place in the kindergarten-second division of the 2008 Georgia School Bus Safety Poster Contest.
Marlow Elementary School gave a "super" tribute to a student the school lost last month.
Sophie Usher, an 11th-grader at Effingham County High School, and Chance Denney, an eighth-grader at Effingham County Middle, are the first recipients of the county's Green Clover Award.
The Effingham County Board of Education might remain a party of four until after the May 20 general primary.
Families of elementary school students who will be rezoned next school year have one more week to apply for their children to remain at their current school.
MACON - Students from South Effingham High School came together Feb. 21 and 22 to join the Governor's Office of Highway Safety at the 2014 Youth and Young Adult Leadership Conference at the Macon Centreplex.
Effingham County 4-H agent Abby Smith recently presented Christine Kirkland the Friend of 4-H Award.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia will be the first state in the South to join a growing national initiative that seeks to increase the supply of outstanding teachers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields and to change how they are prepared to teach.
The Georgia Southern University Master of Business Administration program will host a free Graduate Management Admission Test prep session on March 11, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street, Savannah, featuring Akil Bello, vice president of educational development at Bell Curves.
South Effingham High School had a pep rally Friday to give the Lady Mustangs basketball team a big sendoff for their Class AAAA Final Four game against Redan Saturday in Carrollton.
The Effingham County Board of Education has taken the first step toward building a new Rincon Elementary School.
The South Effingham High School Student Council sponsored the "Kisses for Catie" 5K run/walk on Feb. 22 to raise money for childhood cancer research.
Locals graduate from Georgia Tech
The Effingham County Board of Education approved a proposal Thursday to revise the attendance boundary lines for Blandford, Ebenezer and Rincon elementary schools.
With duct tape, coffee filters, paper products and other means, South Effingham High School students staged their eighth annual student fashion show.
Two of the county's top students were honored Thursday at the Rotary Club of Effingham County's STAR student and teacher luncheon at the Effingham College and Career Academy.