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.
South Effingham Middle School hosted its second annual Math and Science Family Fun Night on Feb. 26.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized Brittany and Stephanie Deal for their efforts to make a difference in the community and the world.
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."
The Georgia Jr. National Livestock Show was Feb. 18-21 in Perry.
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.
The annual auction to raise funds for the Lloyd Arnsdorff Memorial Scholarship fund is scheduled for March 12.
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.)
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.
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.
Michaela Lariscy, a sophomore at South Effingham High School, placed third in this year's "Leadership" High School Speech Contest sponsored by the Gulfstream Management Association (GMA).
More than 100 cadets, their dates and friends enjoyed four hours of music, dance and food at the Effingham County High School annual Air Force JROTC Military Ball recently.
Mrs. Keri Morgan's ninth grade language arts class completes their study on mystery units. They have been studying the elements of plot and the elements of mystery stories. The students had to write a mystery puppet show and include elements of a mystery story. As part of their unit, they performed their puppet shows for ECHS pre-k students.
The proposed state budget eliminates funds for school nurses. But what are all the responsibilities of the school nurse?
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.
Taylor Sauerland fondly recalls the method her fifth-grade teacher at South Effingham Elementary School employed to teach spelling words.
The annual Little Rebel Cheer Camp had its largest turnout, with 80 girls participating this week at Effingham County High School.
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.
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: