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EMS students participate in statewide honors chorus

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.

March 05, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Kids learning to be kings

"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

March 05, 2009 | Ted A. Trainor ECS Headmaster | Education


School nurses serving vital roles

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.

March 02, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Bailey Marlow wins county invention convention

Bailey Marlow, a student at Blandford Elementary School, won the countywide invention convention with her Bucks for Bluejays Organizer.

March 02, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Local students named to president’s, dean’s list for fall 2008 semester

Valdosta State University

March 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Georgia Day celebrated at Rincon Elementary

The Springfield chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Effingham County Hussars 2285, presented a Georgia Day program to Rincon Elementary School fifth grade students on Feb. 12.

March 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


SEMS hosts second annual math, science family fun night

South Effingham Middle School hosted its second annual Math and Science Family Fun Night on Feb. 26.

March 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Deal sisters making a difference

The Effingham County Board of Education recognized Brittany and Stephanie Deal for their efforts to make a difference in the community and the world.

February 26, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Sand Hill students begin morning Greet-N-Treat program

Kelly Tankersley, a special education teacher at Sand Hill Elementary School, launched a new venture this month with the help of her students and paraprofessionals, Julie Mundy and Ashley Scholl called "Greet-N-Treat."

February 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


County students participate in livestock show

The Georgia Jr. National Livestock Show was Feb. 18-21 in Perry.

February 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Winters to lead SEMS and SEHS

The Effingham County Board of Education voted Thursday to put Dr. Mark Winters in charge of both South Effingham High School and South Effingham Middle School.

February 23, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Lloyd Arnsdorff memorial scholarship auction to be held at ECHS March 12

The annual auction to raise funds for the Lloyd Arnsdorff Memorial Scholarship fund is scheduled for March 12.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Kindergarten registration appointments

The Effingham County school system will begin registering kindergarten students, by appointment only at the Central Registration Center, March 9-20 for the 2009-10 school year. Parents who are enrolling their child in the system for the first time must call 754-2530 to schedule an appointment for testing and registration. (Pre-k students who are already enrolled with the school system will be tested and registered at their school. These parents do not need to make an appointment.)

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Springfield Elementary holds luncheon for top readers

Springfield Elementary honors their top readers in each grade level each nine weeks with a luncheon with the principal. The students enjoy a pizza lunch, share their favorite book, and receive a certificate for their hard work.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Schools trying to find money to keep nurse program alive

State funding for school nurses is eliminated in the proposed fiscal year 2010 budget, and that could add to a growing burden put on the local school system.

February 19, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


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SEES ready to start the year, with a new leader

South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.

July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECSO urges safety, caution with start of school year

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Schools to hold council elections

All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Digging into archaelogical field school

The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and professor Victor Thompson of the University of Georgia recently completed a joint five-week archaeological field school on Ossabaw Island.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to match $2,500 REACH scholarships

Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel recently announced the University will double-match funds for the needs-based, Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholarship program. During the program, REACH scholars receive a renewable annual tuition scholarship of $2,500 for use at a HOPE-eligible institution. Georgia Southern will increase the amount to $5,000.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to become tobacco-free campus Friday

Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Chamber collecting school supplies for students in need

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


New teachers, staff welcomed to school system

Taylor Sauerland fondly recalls the method her fifth-grade teacher at South Effingham Elementary School employed to teach spelling words.

July 24, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Little Rebel Cheer Camp gets them off their feet

The annual Little Rebel Cheer Camp had its largest turnout, with 80 girls participating this week at Effingham County High School.

July 24, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham students earn ABAC scholarships

TIFTON - Austin Dixon of Rincon and Leslie Lamb of Guyton have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year.

July 24, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers are on target with their goals

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.

July 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Wilder earns medical degree from Mercer

MACON - A student from Effingham County received her degree from Mercer University during the School of Medicine spring commencement.

July 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Raising a cheer

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.

July 17, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Fun in the summertime for 4-H’ers

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.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Three local students honored at UNG

DAHLONEGA - Three students from Effingham County earned academic recognition at the University of North Georgia for the 2014 spring semester.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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