According to Rachel Teel, driving a school bus is not a job, "It's an adventure!" And now Teel, who has been driving Bus 992 for the Effingham County School System for three years, is preparing to take her adventurous job to the next level when she competes in the Georgia Department of Transportation's School Bus Road-e-o, June 10-11 in Warner Robbins.
Twenty-eight elementary, middle and high school students from Effingham County brought home awards for their outstanding media projects presented at the State Student Media Festival on May 1.
CLINTON, Miss. - Lauren M. Rogers of Rincon received the scholarship for Outstanding Service Award at Mississippi College's honors day convocation.
Naicie Roper has graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.
The 1949 graduating class of Effingham Academy – Springfield, held a 60-year class reunion on May 2 at Murray Kight's Savannah River home.
Guyton Elementary School held an art show to display student work on Tuesday.
The South Effingham High School art department held it's second annual art show Wednesday.
The following students were named to the fall dean's list at the University of Georgia.
The Effingham Ministers' Fellowship will sponsor the annual baccalaureate for graduates of Effingham County High School and South Effingham High School on Sunday at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Rincon.
Pre-kindergarten students recently spent the day at Effingham County High School for transportation day.
ATLANTA-The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced that South Effingham High School student Lauren A. Chapman of Rincon has been selected for membership.
The Effingham County FFA recognized members' accomplishments at its banquet Tuesday.
Systemwide writing scores for fifth grade students improved for the second year, Effingham Board of Education members learned at their meeting Wednesday.
Principals and supervisors shared stories about retiring school system employees Wednesday at the retirement reception hosted by the board of education.
For the fourth straight year, Blandford Elementary School joined a worldwide effort to set a record for the most people participating in sport stacking in a 24-hour period. Last year, BES was part of a Guinness-record 555,932 stackers.
South Effingham Middle School hosted a Veterans Day program in the school gymnasium on Nov. 11.
Kirbi Ratner is Effingham County's newest Master Teacher.
The Effingham College and Career Academy will host an information session about its new aircraft assembly technician program.
As National 4-H Week came to a close, the celebration of 4-H continued to resonate throughout Effingham as 4-H'ers geared up for the 71st Effingham County Fair.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheerleaders won the region championship for the fourth straight year.
Ebenezer Middle School saluted military service members with its annual Veterans Day program.
Blandford Elementary School hosted a new event this year for Veterans Day - a parade of veterans who are family members of BES students.
Effingham County improved its high school graduation rate for the second straight year, while also topping the state average by nearly 11 percentage points.
In his time as state schools superintendent, John Barge has heard plenty of criticism of the Common Core standards.
Effingham County students competed in the 4-H Challenge Bowl at the Georgia National Fair in Perry and brought home a top-six finish in the state.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place in the large division and grand champion at Battle in the Boro. They competed at Southeast Bulloch High School on Oct. 25 and won by 54 points. Bella Kay Tatum from SEMS won first place in the jump off.
Cadets with the Effingham Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol were "all in" to their most recent community service project, to help sort more than 10,000 pounds of canned food in preparation for the annual Thanksgiving meal provided by Manna House Ministries.
In honor of Veterans Day, Armstrong State University and Mountainfilm on Tour-Savannah will host a special screening of the documentary "Mending the Line" on Monday at 7 p.m. the Ogeechee Theatre in the Student Union, 11935 Abercorn St.
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College has selected Anthony A. (Tony) Faust as department head for fire science. In this role, Faust is responsible for teaching and coordinating academic programs and processes, as well as supervise faculty at all campuses for fire science.