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Lariscy places third in Gulfstream speech contest

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).

February 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Cadets dance the night away at ECHS Military Ball

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.

February 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS students entertain pre-kers

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.

February 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Cornell: School nurses perform vital roles

The proposed state budget eliminates funds for school nurses. But what are all the responsibilities of the school nurse?

February 16, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Moore spends time reading to pre-kindergarteners

February 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


EAGLE award student shows she doesn’t know how to quit

SAVANNAH -"I want to be successful. I want to be proud of myself and once that is done, my heart will be lighter as that burden will have been lifted," explains Felicia Milbourne, Savannah Technical College's Adult Education EAGLE delegate. "I will know I've done the right thing, I will hold my head up high, stand tall and be strong."

February 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Savannah Tech rolls out new hospitality certificate program

SAVANNAH - Beginning April 1, the Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRT) Department at Savannah Technical College will offer a new Technical Certificate of Credit, Hospitality Customer Service Provider.

February 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Friedman named to dean’s list at Emory

Ross Friedman of Yulee, Fla., son of Mrs. Stephanie L. Yeates of Rincon and Dr. Robert H Friedman of Yulee, was named to the dean's list of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta for the 2008 fall semester.

February 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Waiting for the winning word

LaShauntis Bowers, an eighth grader at Ebenezer Middle School, was crowned spelling bee champ. Bowers correctly spelled "mermaid" and "innocent" to win.

February 12, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


SEHS NJROTC rifle team cadets qualify for nationals

The South Effingham High School cadets went to Fort Benning on Feb. 7.

February 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Biting down on dental care

February 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


CLC opens lending library

A lending library at Central Learning Center was recently opened for all of the pre-k, PSI and Headstart children and Even Start Parents who are on campus.

February 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Gateway Academy accepting applications for spring term

The Effingham Gateway Academy is a program where students earn their high school diploma and earn college credits. Effingham Gateway Academy is accepting applications for spring term 2009.

February 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham County dual enrollment student takes college life by the horns

Meet Katie Rietkovich. She's not your typical high school senior. Rietkovich will begin her college career in the fall with a number of credits already under her belt, thanks to the dual enrollment program with Savannah Technical College and South Effingham High School.

February 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


SEMS cheerleaders recognized for achievements

The South Effingham Middle School cheerleaders held their awards dinner at the Carey Hilliards in Pooler. Award winner from the 2008-09 squad are as follows:

February 09, 2009 | Staff Report | 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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