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.
Effingham County High School pre-Kindergarten, along with help from Mrs. Donna Holder's National Art Honors Society, raised $977 for St. Jude's Children Research Hospital. Mrs. Allen and Mrs. Scott taught the pre-K students about how important it is to help others in need.
Tyler Cox has earned the honor of being placed on the Georgia Southwestern State University's president's list for fall semester 2007.
Will Randle, an eighth grade student at South Effingham Middle School, won the annual Effingham County Spelling Bee held at Marlow Elementary School on Friday.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will hold its first student development day on Friday at the Savannah campus.
Sarah Elizabeth Wostbrock of Guyton graduated from Berry College on Dec. 15 receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Spanish and government. She is the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Wostbrock.
Evette Y. Bridges of Rincon received a Master of Science degree in library science during commencement ceremonies at Clarion University of Pennsylvania on Dec. 15. Ceremonies were held at 2 p.m. in Tippin Gymnasium.
STATESBORO - Lance McBrayer's job description requires him to spend part of his day surrounded by thousands of dead snakes, lizards and frogs.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will host guests from Kia on Feb. 6 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. as a part of the auto company's state-wide recruitment efforts as it prepares to open its manufacturing facility in West Point. Officials are interested in recruiting technically-trained graduates to work at the facility and are visiting each of the state's technical colleges to meet with students who may be interested in pursuing careers with the automaker.
Parents had the opportunity to hear plans for a possible redistricting of the Guyton, Marlow and Sand Hill school districts Thursday night.
Students in South Effingham Middle School's chorus helped to demonstrate teaching techniques at a music teachers' conference in Savannah last week.
Parents voiced concerns over plans to move students from Guyton Elementary and Marlow Elementary to Sand Hill Elementary at a public hearing Thursday.
Three area students have been named to the fall 2007 dean's list at Valdosta State University in Valdosta. They include Carrie Rahn of Clyo, Tori Amanda Gay of Guyton and Kelly Erin Harper of Guyton.
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
The city of Rincon was represented at the state Capitol by Bailee Grace Hildebrandt and Julia Marie Carter as they paged for Rep. Bill Hitchens on Feb. 9.
One Effingham County school will have a new principal next year while another will have a change in athletic director.
Significant additions are planned for the Savannah Technical College's Effingham County campus as part of STC's massive capital campaign.
During his campaign to become state school superintendent, Richard Woods was a vocal critic that Georgia students spend too much time taking standardized tests.
Pre-kindergarten classes currently being held at South Effingham Elementary School will move to Sand Hill Elementary for the 2015-16 school year.
South Effingham High School junior Rebecca Kight won the annual Rotary Club speech contest, held March 3 at New Ebenezer Retreat Center.