International Paper helped the kindergarten students at Guyton Elementary School celebrate Earth Day by donating butterfly kits and ant farms for each of the kindergarten classrooms. They also donated sunflower challenge kits for each of the kindergarten students.
On Saturday evening, South Effingham Middle School held its second annual Miss SEMS pageant with 19 young ladies competing for the title. This year's theme was "Surfer Girls."
Dr. C.B. Rathburn was formally announced as the third president of Texas A&M University-Texarkana on Wednesday afternoon.
Thanks to the Workplace Readiness Program at South Effingham High School, freshman Caleb Hazzard knows what he doesn't want to do after he graduates from high school.
Jennifer Keeler, a third grade teacher at Rincon Elementary School, was asked to present at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) 2008 Annual Meeting and Exposition, which took place in Salt Lake City, Utah, April 9-12.
The Effingham County Board of Education is moving forward with plans to implement a new student information system. If all goes as planned, the system will be implemented in January.
South Effingham High School students hosted International Food Night Thursday in an effort to raise money for the Imperial Sugar Refinery victims and families.
April 25 has been designated as Gifted Education Day in Georgia. In 1996, Gov. Zell Miller designated the last Friday in April as a special day to honor the many educators and parents who work tirelessly to provide support for Georgia's gifted children.
The South Effingham High School drama club will be performing the musical "Godspell" on May 2, 3 and 4 in the high school cafeteria.
CARROLLTON-Jason Phillip Soucy of Rincon was named one of the outstanding honors college students at the University of West Georgia's annual Academic Honors Convocation.
SAVANNAH - On Wednesday at noon in the Eckburg Auditorium, Savannah Technical College will efresh its Web site for the public.
South Effingham High School's business classes took field trips on April 8 and April 15 to tour Citizen's Bank in Springfield. Students attending the field trip are currently enrolled in business essentials, workplace readiness and accounting classes.
Effingham County ranked among the top 10 percent of school districts in the state on the College and Career-Ready Performance Index for the 2013-14 school year.
As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance, children and adults participated in the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.
STATESBORO - Eight students from Effingham County were among the more than 150 outstanding high school seniors recently invited to attend Georgia Southern University's Scholars Day.
The Effingham County Board of Education's first meeting of 2015 began with Beth Helmly and Robert Grant being sworn in.
Some fifth-grade students at Sand Hill Elementary School wanted to voice their opinion about changes that have been made to their school lunches.
Two Effingham County schools earned recognition from the Georgia Department of Education as Title I reward schools this year.
Effingham County students scored well on their final time taking the Georgia High School Writing Test.
The Effingham 4-H held its annual awards banquet, recognizing its winners in several categories and the graduating seniors.
Jacqueline Michelle Brown, school social worker for the Effingham County School System, has been named to the Leadership Georgia class of 2015.
Effingham 4-H'ers partnered with the humanitarian organization Samaritan's Purse to participate this year in the Operation Christmas Child shoebox ministry.
Four students from Effingham County completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2014 fall semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville.
The Effingham County Board of Education has approved the school calendars for the next two years after making a few tweaks.
Yvette Carr, manager of Burns World Travel in Springfield, recently spoke to the third-grade students at Guyton Elementary School.
Thanksgiving brought not only turkey and dressing this year, but also several opportunities for 4-H'ers to express their thanks within the community.
Effingham students make Berry dean's list