The Effingham County School System is looking for professionals who want to become teachers.
Following their December visit to South Effingham High School, the Savannah Chapter of The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Georgia Department of Education has deemed that SEHS has passed the 37 industry certification standards/criteria and will be certified for the next five years.
The fifth grade students at Guyton Elementary School participated in their annual school Social Studies Fair on Jan. 25.
The Effingham County Board of Education was recognized for having all of its elementary and middle schools meet the criteria to receive a Dance, Dance Revolution system as a part of the Live Healthy Georgia program.
Georgia Southern University launched EAGLE ALERT, an upgraded emergency messaging system designed to provide students, faculty and staff with immediate updates during emergency situations. The University will use the upgraded system as part of its existing emergency response plan.
As part of a $274,400 state grant that the Effingham County School System received last fall, both local high schools have been able to expand their driver's education programs. A portion of the grant money was used to purchase two new Chevrolet Uplander's for use at each high school.
Despite the growth in Effingham County, the public school system continues to retain its traditional values while staying focused on its vision for the future.
Recently, the fourth graders at Covenant Christian Academy visited the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah.
The Georgia General Assembly has passed a bill that will restore approximately $905,000 of equalization money to the Effingham County School System.
Effingham County High School senior Rebecca Rawski won the Rotary Club's annual speech contest Thursday.
During the months of November and December several Effingham County schools took on the challenge of collecting canned food items for families in need in our community. The results are as follows:
Continuing a growing trend, more than 750 prospective students were on campus for Georgia Southern University's open house, the largest number in the institution's more than 100-year history.
The pre-K students at Effingham Christian School are ready to visit a farm. During the last few weeks, the students have learned about farm life as their teachers read "Charlotte's Web."
The all-Effingham Model UN team for placed second at the University of Georgia's Model UN Conference Feb 1-3.
A jeans day benefit at South Effingham High School drew more than a casual response.
Since the economic downturn in 2008, the Effingham County School System periodically has asked the state for waivers to the guidelines on how its money can be spent and how many students its classes can have.
Sand Hill Elementary School had a strong showing in the district Science Olympiad held recently at the Georgia Tech campus in Pooler.
Bella Kay Tatum was crowned Miss South Effingham Middle at the school's annual pageant March 21.
Jacob Curtis of Rincon graduated summa cum laude from Georgia State University with a bachelor's degree in music technology.
Armstrong State University's College of Education will host "It's All About M.E." (master of education), a graduate education fair for those interested in earning a master's education degree in one year.
Effingham County School System employees received a 3-percent pay increase this year, and could get another one in next year's budget.
Five students from Effingham County were selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association middle school all-state band in Athens on Feb. 26-28.
Nearly 50 Effingham 4-H'ers recently competed in County Project Achievement, held at Effingham County Middle School.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,219 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 fall semester president's list.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,725 students for excellence in academics to the 2014 fall semester dean's list.
Three students from Effingham County recently were initiated into Armstrong State University's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society.
Truluck named to dean's list at Emory
The Rotary Club of Effingham County recently inducted and chartered a new student Interact club at Ebenezer Middle School.
Effingham students earn honors at Mercer