Students are preparing for the fashion show at South Effingham High School.
Springfield Elementary held its annual Invention Convention on Feb. 9 in the school's gym. There were more than 50 entrants.
The South Effingham High NJROTC rifle team took a 13-hour trip to Camp Perry, Ohio, on Lake Erie, to compete in the SecNav Navy National Rifle Championship.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized Mick Danielson as the county special education teacher of the year at its meeting Wednesday.
Sand Hill Elementary School held a slime party for students who participated in the Jump Rope for Heart to benefit the American Heart Association. Some SHES students were able to pour slime on South Effingham High School football players as a reward for raising money for the event. Spencer Alford, Logan Gunn, Dominique Chance, Chris Mack and Justin Brabham were the players who participated.
On Feb. 24, Blandford Elementary held its math and science family night with more than 650 in attendance.
Michaela Lariscy, a student at South Effingham High School, won the annual Rotary Speech Contest held at New Ebenezer Retreat Center on Tuesday.
The Savannah Ogeechee Regional Science and Engineering Fair was held in Savannah from Feb. 24-26. Five students from Effingham County Middle School participated in the fair.
Ebenezer Middle School students selected for the honor of performing at the Georgia Music Educators Association Statewide Sixth Grade Honors Chorus are Anna Sophia Kessler, Evan Hartzog and Anna Marie Summers.
"Happy hearts and happy faces, Happy play in grassy places - That was how in ancient ages, Children grew to kings and sages."- From "Good and Bad Kids" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The proposed state budget cuts leave Marsha Cornell, Effingham County school nursing coordinator, concerned about the health and safety of students if there is not a health care professional on campus.
Bailey Marlow, a student at Blandford Elementary School, won the countywide invention convention with her Bucks for Bluejays Organizer.
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A group of 4-H'ers assembled recently at the Mary Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Education Center with one aim in mind - to pass a test in the Georgia Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course.
MACON - A student from Effingham County received her degree from Mercer University during the School of Medicine spring commencement.
Nearly 60 girls have been participating this week in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp, an annual fundraiser for the South Effingham High School cheer program.
The Effingham County Extension office is winding down its summer fun as 4-H'ers have been participating in many events within their summer programming.
DAHLONEGA - Three students from Effingham County earned academic recognition at the University of North Georgia for the 2014 spring semester.
Effingham College and Career Academy's SkillsUSA chapter attended the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City from June 23-27. This year's conference marked the 50th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference for SkillsUSA, a showcase of career and technical education students.
ATLANTA - Two students from Effingham County received degrees from Emory University in Atlanta, at its 169th commencement ceremony.
School nutrition managers from across the state recently gathered at Georgia Southern University to attend Culinary Institute II, a 32-hour, weeklong training session by the Georgia Department of Education's School Nutrition Program.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University officially rolled out its new name July 1, offering free Leopold's ice cream in Compass Plaza to students, faculty and staff to celebrate the name change.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,518 students for excellence in academics to the 2014 spring semester dean's list.
SAVANNAH - More than 700 students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University following the spring semester, including the following local students:
Hillman makes Pratt Institute's president's list for spring term
Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers recently camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, the largest 4-H center in the world, in Eatonton.
The Effingham County Health Department will be open July 22 and 29 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. for parents to bring their children in for back-to-school immunizations. The health department is located at 802 Highway 119 South in Springfield.
Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools: