Vickie Decker was sworn in as a member of the Effingham County Board of Education Wednesday. Decker is filling the seat vacated by Vera Jones, former chairperson, who resigned last month after moving out of District 5.
ATLANTA - As school systems across Georgia begin the new school year, the Georgia Department of Public Safety says the state's public school buses are ready for their daily tasks as well. The Department's Motor Carrier Compliance Division has completed its annual inspection of buses as required under Georgia law.
School resumes Wednesday morning for the start of the 2008-09 school year. Classes begin at the high schools today at 8:20 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.
Effingham County middle schools and high schools held open house for parents and students Sunday. Those in attendance were able to find out about clubs, meet teachers, speak with the school nurses and buy uniforms at the schools.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College welcomes you to try college for free. On Aug. 16 from 10 a.m.-noon, participants will have the opportunity to take two, 45-minute classes in a variety of areas. The event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required and can be done through the Web site, www.savannahtech.edu or by calling (912) 443-4798. Anyone age 13 and up are welcome to take classes, those under ...
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College announces Asha Anumolu, RN, MSN as the college's department head of nursing.
The Effingham County School System held its second annual new employee picnic on Tuesday at Ebenezer.
ATLANTA - Georgia shoppers will be able to purchase certain clothing items, schools supplies, computers and computer accessories without paying state and local sales tax during the state's seventh annual tax-free holiday, which begins at 12:01 a.m. July 31 and continues until midnight Aug. 3.
Though every school but one made the adequate yearly progress standards for the 2007-08 school year, Effingham County School System did not make the AYP objectives.
Eighteen people participated in the annual Effingham County Young Farmers tour on Saturday, kicking their morning off with a buffet-style breakfast at Claudette's Country Kitchen in Guyton.
Students and parents enjoyed the annual back to school picnic at Marlow Elementary. The event was sponsored by the PTO. There were water games for the students, music and food for all to enjoy.
The Effingham County Board of Education unanimously approved appointing Vickie Decker to the school board to represent District 5 at a special called meeting Wednesday.
Kristen Richards has a multitude of experiences she brought to the classroom as a teacher. Now she will use those and what she has learned as an assistant principal as she takes over as principal at Sand Hill Elementary.
The Effingham County Board of Education discussed the academic calendar for the 2009-2010 school year, with a projected start date of Aug. 5.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Technical College Adult Education program, currently housed at the Richard Arnold facility, will be relocated during August to the college's Savannah Campus at 5717 White Bluff Rd. The Adult Education program offers general education development classes, testing and English as a second language (ESL) courses.
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.
The competition cheerleading squads from Effingham County's two high schools each brought home a third-place finish from the state competition in Columbus.
Blandford Elementary School students exercised their bodies as well as their minds, and just might have helped set a Guinness world record in the process.
Eighteen members of Effingham County High School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter attended the 2013 Fall Motivational Rally/Competition in Perry.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won the region championship for the third consecutive year.
The many Veterans Day programs at Effingham County schools included Marlow Elementary students presenting gifts to local service men and women.
Army veteran Kit Lowe was this year's guest speaker for Ebenezer Middle School's annual Veterans Day assembly, but it wasn't his first time talking to students there.