The pre-k classes at Central Learning Center enjoyed various activities during National Children's Book Week, Nov. 16-20. Each class adopted a favorite book, decorated doors to depict the theme of the books, and enjoyed other fun activities that explored each book's story.
Students at Ebenezer Middle School took all of the honors in the MLK Jr. Day Theme contest, according to EMS Principal Ramona Lovett.
Effingham School Assistant Superintendent Gregg Arnsdorff read to fourth grade children at the Springfield Elementary School last Friday to celebrate National Children's Book Week.
The Effingham County School System is reprioritizing projects that will be funded through what are known as ESPLOST funds.
Students and staff of Sand Hill Elementary recognized the service of military veterans at a Nov. 10 program. The program included music from the chorus, a color guard from the 165th Airlift Wing, a guest speaker, and recognition of those veterans who were able to attend. The guest speaker for the program was Col. Jesse Simmons. Simmons is the commander of the 165th Airlift Wing of the Georgia Air National Guard.
South Effingham Middle School recently selected its citizens of the month for October. Students were chosen by their grade level teachers to represent their team.
For Rincon Elementary School teacher Aimee Lee, the "a-ha moment" - when her students click to understand what she is teaching - is the moment she looks forward to as a teacher.
Winners of the Mr. and Miss Rebel pageants, sponsored by the Effingham County High School FBLA, were:
The Effingham County School System announced that seven of its Title I schools have been recognized by State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox as a Georgia Title I Distinguished School.
Two Ebenezer Middle School students had their art exhibited at GSU's College of Education as part of the sixth annual Southern's Art Extravaganza.
Effingham County ranked among the top 10 percent of school districts in the state on the College and Career-Ready Performance Index for the 2013-14 school year.
As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance, children and adults participated in the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.
STATESBORO - Eight students from Effingham County were among the more than 150 outstanding high school seniors recently invited to attend Georgia Southern University's Scholars Day.
The Effingham County Board of Education's first meeting of 2015 began with Beth Helmly and Robert Grant being sworn in.
Some fifth-grade students at Sand Hill Elementary School wanted to voice their opinion about changes that have been made to their school lunches.
Two Effingham County schools earned recognition from the Georgia Department of Education as Title I reward schools this year.
Effingham County students scored well on their final time taking the Georgia High School Writing Test.
The Effingham 4-H held its annual awards banquet, recognizing its winners in several categories and the graduating seniors.
Jacqueline Michelle Brown, school social worker for the Effingham County School System, has been named to the Leadership Georgia class of 2015.
Effingham 4-H'ers partnered with the humanitarian organization Samaritan's Purse to participate this year in the Operation Christmas Child shoebox ministry.
Four students from Effingham County completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2014 fall semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville.
The Effingham County Board of Education has approved the school calendars for the next two years after making a few tweaks.
Yvette Carr, manager of Burns World Travel in Springfield, recently spoke to the third-grade students at Guyton Elementary School.
Thanksgiving brought not only turkey and dressing this year, but also several opportunities for 4-H'ers to express their thanks within the community.
Effingham students make Berry dean's list