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Miss ECMS pageant set for tonight

Approximately 17 young ladies are competing for the title of Miss ECMS 2010.

March 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Farm Bureau DVD highlights agriculture

Students in the Effingham County School System will have a chance to learn a bit more about agriculture in the state as a result of a gift from the Effingham County Farm Bureau in the form of a DVD and poster for each school.

March 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


4-H members upset program may get axed

When state legislators asked the 35 public universities to prepare for more than an additional $300 million in cuts, they were not expecting those cuts to be inimical to some of their constituents' most beloved programs, such as 4-H.

March 11, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Wimberly graduates from Youth Challenge

Cudray J. Wimberly of Springfield was among 214 cadets graduating from the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy at Fort Gordon on Saturday at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Awards night for ECHS game cheerleaders

The Effingham County High School game cheerleaders held their awards banquet at New Ebenezer Retreat Center. The ECHS game cheerleaders are coached by Breanna Pierce.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS chapter marks National FFA Week

The Effingham County High School FFA celebrated National FFA Week Feb 28-March 5.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Georgia Southern University weighs potential cuts

A worst-case scenario could reduce state funding to Georgia Southern University by 30 percent, which GSU president Dr. Brooks Keel said "will have a major impact on Georgia Southern and would require significant operational changes at our university."

March 09, 2010 | By Jim Healy Special to the Effingham Herald | Education


Most EOCT scores strong

Scores for Effingham County's high schools from last fall's end of course tests look promising, as the system performed above the state average in most subjects.

March 08, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Pabst named Miss Berry College

Elizabeth Gail Pabst was crowned Miss Berry College 2010.

March 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


SES students show off smarts at Invention Convention

The Springfield Elementary School Invention Convention exhibited the little light bulbs turning on in its students' imaginations.

March 04, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Blandford students sink teeth into dental health

In February, Blandford Elementary observed National Children's Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.

March 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


SES waxes historic

Fourth graders at Springfield Elementary School posed throughout the halls dressed as historical figures they have researched for several weeks for a wax museum project.

March 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


UDC puts Georgia Day on SES students’ minds

On Feb. 16, the Effingham County Hussars Chapter 2285 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Georgia Division, presented a Georgia Day program to 105 fifth graders and teachers at Springfield Elementary School.

March 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Students Shine at SEHS Talent Show

Students performing in South Effingham High's talent show left a packed house nothing short of jazzed.

February 26, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Schools not looking at four-day week

Contrary to some reports, the Effingham County Board of Education is not looking at going to a four-day school week as an option to save money.

February 25, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


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Sand Hill crowns top spellers

Tyson Ray won the spelling bee at Sand Hill Elementary School. Anthony Valdez was the runner-up.

February 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Hunt earns faculty honors at Ga. Tech, more local students make dean’s list

ATLANTA-Cheyenne Hunt of Guyton earned the distinction of faculty honors for fall 2015 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to ...

February 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Krall receives Wilkes’ Pay If Forward Scholarship

WILKES-BARRE, Penn.-Bibiana Krall of Springfield was awarded a Pay it Forward scholarship to enter the Wilkes University graduate creative writing program.

February 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Pisarski makes dean’s list at Kent State

KENT, OH-Caitlin Pisarski, a junior at Kent State University, was named to the fall 2015 dean's list.

February 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Pilozzi earns dean’s list honor at Coastal Carolina

CONWAY, S.C.-Bryana Pilozzi, a junior majoring in psychology from Rincon, was among approximately 2,248 students at Coastal Carolina University who made the ...

February 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


School board approves safety vestibules

Effingham County elementary schools soon may have new safety vestibules at their front entrances.

February 02, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Local students earn North Georgia accolades

DAHLONEGA-Dr. Bonita C. Jacobs, president of the University of North Georgia, has recognized more than 1,200 students who achieved a 4.0 grade ...

January 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


VSU names fall 2015 dean’s list

VALDOSTA-Valdosta State University is proud to announce the names of those fall 2015 students who earned dean's list status. Students who achieve a ...

January 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Rahn graduates from ABAC

TIFTON-A total of 196 students, including Shane Rahn of Rincon, completed the requirements for graduation from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College at the end of ...

January 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Ramser named to dean’s list at Chatham University

PITTSBURGH-Stephanie Ramser of Rincon has been named to the Chatham University School of Arts, Science and Business dean's list for the fall 2015 ...

January 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Rebel cheer team honored at school board meeting

Katie Ward admitted she won't pass up an opportunity to talk about her team.

January 27, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


It's a blizzard of fun at Sand Hill

As a reward for reading, students at Sand Hill Elementary were treated to a snow day last Thursday, with students frolicking in the man-made snow.

January 19, 2016 | Staff report | Education


MLK Jr. Day poster, essay contest winners announced

Winners in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day poster and essay contest will be honored during the youth program, set for Monday at noon ...

January 12, 2016 | Staff report | Education


BoE to get new RES floor plans soon

Floor plan designs for a new Rincon Elementary School could be in the Effingham County School System's hands soon.

January 12, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Mock trial provides a real learning experience

The judge issued his sentence of the defendant, much to the delight of the gallery - full of Effingham County Middle School sixth-graders.

January 12, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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