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Schools want better, faster information

Effingham County school board members learned there's a need for a new student information system.

March 25, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


STC earns two national awards

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has won two Gold Awards for its marketing and recruitment efforts in the 23rd Annual Admissions Advertising Awards, a national competition for college and university marketing professionals. The "Hire education" ad series won in the category of newspaper advertising; program summary brochures won in the brochure category.

March 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS boosts its United Way contributions by 600 percent

SEHS Super Heroes did an outstanding job for the 2007 United Way campaign.

March 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


South Effingham February scholars and citizens announced

South Effingham Elementary School recognized students for February.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS FFA team places at area agricultural mechanics career development event

The South Effingham High School FFA agricultural mechanics team recently placed fifth at the Area IV ag mechanics career development devent. The event was held at Johnson County High School on Feb. 11.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


CCA prepares for Usborne book fair March 3-7

Students at Covenant Christian Academy are looking forward to a different kind of book fair this year. The school, in its third year, has traditionally held a book fair in the spring. Headmaster Martin Wilkins commented on the new direction the school has chosen for this activity.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students get ready for national show

On Feb. 19, South Effingham FFA members participated in the Effingham County FFA Alumni livestock show at the Effingham County Fairgrounds.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Ebenezer students awarded for math skills

On Jan. 16, Ebenezer Elementary participated in the Effingham County Multiplication Challenge.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS students raise funds for muscular dystrophy

South Effingham High School students are raising money for Muscular Dystrophy by selling shamrocks.

March 22, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


College is Possible! town hall meeting

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund, in conjunction with Savannah Chatham County Public Schools and Hispanic Outreach and Leadership (HOLA) at Armstrong Atlantic State University, will host a "College is Possible!" town hall meeting from 6-8 p.m., March 11 in the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


‘Pizazz’ show choir stages annual dinner theater

Effingham County's first middle school show choir, "Pizazz," was created in 2000 when Lowlander Allen taught full time at Effingham County Middle School.

March 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEMS teams advance to state Olympiad competition

The South Effingham Middle School Mustangs competed in the Science Olympiad regional tournament at South Georgia College in Douglas on Feb. 9.

March 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS students recognized at second annual art show

March 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


County 4-H students learn to help others with service learning projects

Each month Effingham 4-H'ers from fifth thru 12th grades are given the opportunity to participate in service learning projects.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Guyton Elementary School utilizes Dance, Dance Revolution in PE classes

Guyton Elementary School has recently received the Dance Revolution program in which many teachers and students are enjoying. This is a pilot program from the state demonstrating an integrated collaboration between the health promotion and school health programs and 23 partnering schools from eight different public school systems.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Blandford welcomes the world

Blandford Elementary School held its annual International Arts Festival, with children donning the dress and performing dances by their grade levels.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


It's career day at Ebenezer Elementary

Ebenezer Elementary School held its career day last Friday, and students in all grades got a chance to take a look at a number of different professions

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Top of ECHS class ready to tackle college

The top graduates from the Effingham County High School class of 2015 can't wait for college to start. In fact, at least has a head start.

May 19, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Top SEHS grads find hard work equals top grades

Being designated the top graduates of the South Effingham High School class of 2015 was a welcome status for Jake Elliott and Cody Morgan.

May 19, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Two local students earn Berry honors

The following students have been named to Berry College's spring 2015 dean's list, according to Provost Kathy Richardson. The dean's list honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Wright earns degree from Francis Marion

Kyla Nicole Wright of Rincon received a bachelor of science in biology from Francis Marion University.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Miles graduates from Presbyterian

Rachel Elizabeth Miles of Rincon graduated from Presbyterian College during the school's 135th commencement exercises May 9.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong to hold open house for all ASU alumni

The Armstrong Alumni Center will host an open house party for all former Armstrong students on June 5 from 5:30-7 p.m. in Burnett Hall. The Alumni Association will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. in Jenkins Theater on the same evening.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


System recognizes special education teacher of the year

Kelly Tankersley of Sand Hill Elementary School was named the Effingham County special education teacher of the year.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Parker's fuels Effingham schools

The Parker Companies donated $5,000 to Effingham County schools, with the proceeds coming from their Fueling the Community program.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Burks recognized as first honor graduate at UGA

Mallory Burks from Springfield was one of 15 first honor graduates recognized during the University of Georgia's spring commencement ceremonies, held May 8.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Blankenship initiated into Phi Kappa Phi

Mark Blankenship Jr. of Rincon was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Blankenship was initiated at Georgia Southern University.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


South Effingham’s Sapp takes first place at state FFA convention

MACON- Caroline Sapp of South Effingham placed first in the goat production proficiency competition at the 87th Georgia FFA state convention, held at the Macon Centreplex.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School board chooses IE2 governance model

The Effingham County Board of Education has chosen the IE2 model for its system of governance, following a unanimous vote at its May 6 meeting.

May 19, 2015 | Patrick Donahue | Education


School lunch prices going up by 15 cents

School lunch prices are going up next year and could be increasing over the next several years.

May 19, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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