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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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.
South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.
All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.
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.
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.
Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.
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.