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Georgia Southern upgrades emergency message system

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.

March 04, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Schools expand driver's ed program

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.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


School system to hold second annual job fair on March 8

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.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


CCA students visit Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Recently, the fourth graders at Covenant Christian Academy visited the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Schools may be getting more from state

The Georgia General Assembly has passed a bill that will restore approximately $905,000 of equalization money to the Effingham County School System.

March 01, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Rawski wins Rotary speech contest

Effingham County High School senior Rebecca Rawski won the Rotary Club's annual speech contest Thursday.

March 01, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


A FORCE to be reckoned with

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:

February 28, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


GSU gets record crowd at open house

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.

February 28, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham Christian ready for the farm

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."

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Guyton Elementary's Glowing Gators

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Model UN takes second at UGA

The all-Effingham Model UN team for placed second at the University of Georgia's Model UN Conference Feb 1-3.

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


South Effingham FFA visits Rayonier Tree Nursery

SEHS FFA Forestry Class attended Rayonier Tree Nursery in Glennville. Dean McCraw, nursery manager, discussed tree planting practices with the class. Items discussed were collection, pollination, germination, management, harvesting and sales of tree seedlings.

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS lottery rewards students and teachers alike

Effingham County High School has provided the opportunity for students and teachers to receive a prize via a ticket lottery.

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Middle and high school honor rolls

Ebenezer Middle

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


South Effingham Middle School students job shadow at Temcor

As a forerunner to the Feb. 4 Junior Achievement and Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce Groundhog Day Job Shadowing for area high school students, 11 eighth grade students from South Effingham Middle School and school counselors Donna Kessler and Jeff Faith took part in the first ever middle school job shadowing program in Effingham County.

February 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Google Apps, ECCA tour highlight Parent University

A lesson on using Google Apps and a tour of the Effingham College and Career Academy highlight the final 2014-15 installment of Parent University-Effingham.

April 14, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Elementary school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the third nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:

April 14, 2015 | Staff Report | Education


4-H Cloverleafs compete at DPA

Twenty-eight students from Effingham County recently participated in the 4-H Southeast District Cloverleaf Project Achievement competition in Emanuel County.

April 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern online MBA ranked in top 20

STATESBORO - The online Master of Business Administration offered by the College of Business Administration at Georgia Southern University has been ranked 17th by BestColleges.com as a Top Online MBA Program of 2015.

April 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers take aim in regional, state archery competitions

The Effingham County Extension office hit the bull's-eye with its newest program for 4-H'ers.

April 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


From the artists’ eyes

Local students displayed their artistic talent at the Effingham County School System's countywide art show.

April 08, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Former student, teacher Woods to lead SES

Lisa Woods attended Springfield Elementary School through sixth grade and dreamed of returning to the school as a teacher.

April 07, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


School system tries to strike revenue, expenditures balance

Expenses in the Effingham County School System's fiscal year 2016 budget exceed revenues by $4.1 million, according to school officials' latest projections.

April 07, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Care to dance?

South Effingham High School students in Nathalie Starling's sociology class gave salsa dancing a spin as part of their study of different cultures and traditions.

April 07, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Coroner pulls back the curtain on his job to students

Effingham County coroner David Exley readily admits his job is far from enjoyable at times.

April 07, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


All that jazz at SEHS

South Effingham High School's 14th annual jazz night raised money for the SEHS band program.

March 31, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


FFA blue jeans day brings in green for Manna House

A jeans day benefit at South Effingham High School drew more than a casual response.

March 31, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


School system looking at its governance options

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.

March 31, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Sand Hill Science Olympiad scores high at district

Sand Hill Elementary School had a strong showing in the district Science Olympiad held recently at the Georgia Tech campus in Pooler.

March 31, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Miss SEMS crowned

Bella Kay Tatum was crowned Miss South Effingham Middle at the school's annual pageant March 21.

March 31, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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