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Covenant Christian Academy surpasses local, national ITBS average scores

Covenant Christian Academy (CCA) surpassed both local and national averages on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) scores for 2006-2007. CCA administered the ITBS to students in grades K-7th in April. Effingham County public schools administered the test to students in grades 3, 5, and 8 in October 2006. Core subjects tested include reading, math and language arts. The summary of scores by grade level and average national percentile rank is as follows:

June 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Little Tot's visit Hunter Army Air Field

On May 10, Little Tot's Pre-K visited Hunter Army Air Field in Savannah.

June 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham schools get high marks

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation's parent report card of schools gave high marks to some Effingham County schools.

June 26, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Two local students receive diplomas

Morgan Nicole Griffin of Guyton participated in the spring 2007 commencement exercises at Shorter College in Rome.

June 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Arnsdorff awarded HES scholarship

June 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Beading and art camp opportunities

Averitt Center promotes a new 'beading camp'

June 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Drevlow named to Piedmont dean’s list

Lindsay Drevlow of Rincon has been named to the dean's list at Piedmont College for the recently completed spring semester. Students named to the dean's list for the semester have earned a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.99 out of a possible 4.0.

June 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


BPC May 2007 honor graduates announced

MOUNT VERNON - Stanley Mongin of Springfield was named Brewton-Parker College Honor Graduate during the May 12 commencement ceremony, announced Dr. T. Ronald Melton, provost.

June 23, 2007 | By Kelley M. Arnold BPC Director of News and Public Information | Education


Kindergarteners graduate from CCA

Covenant Christian Academy students celebrate the end of the year with their kindergarten graduation and awards ceremony.

June 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham County resident graduates at Middle Georgia College commencement

Middle Georgia College held its 78th annual commencement ceremony at NeSmith Stadium on May 11 with approximately 137 graduates participating.

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham students make dean’s list

MOUNT VERNON – Two students from Effingham County qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College for the spring 2007 semester, announced Dr. Ron Melton, provost.

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Local student takes top honors at National History Day in Georgia

ATLANTA - Christina Hillman from Ebenezer Middle School received first place at the National History Day in Georgia state contest that was held May 6 at Macon State College.

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Winning Fish

The South Effingham FFA held its annual fishing tournament on May 5 at Warnell Forestry Center. The fishing continued all day until the 4 p.m. weigh-in.

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


School system announces summer hours

All Effingham County Schools will be open to the public from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday through Thursday during the summer months, May 21-June 28 and July 9-July 12. All schools will close for summer break July 2-6. Beginning July 16, all schools will return to their regular schedule of operating five days a week with their regular school hours.

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Rice named BA teacher of the year

Bulloch Academy first grade teacher Eileen Rice was recently named the school's 2007-2008 Teacher of the Year. Rice's husband, George, and son, Nathan, made a surprise appearance at the May faculty meeting where headmaster Dr. Brenda Shuman-Riley made the announcement.

June 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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FCCLA students attend leadership conference

Five students from the Effingham College and Career Academy chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently participated in a weekend leadership conference at The Classic Center in Athens.

April 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Cloverleafs shine at 4-H District Project Achievement

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

April 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Board of education taking school choice applications

The Effingham County Board of Education is now accepting requests for students to attend a school other than the one for which they are zoned for the 2014-15 school year.

April 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEHS' Bendig honored as countywide STAR student

Successful students often speak of teachers who inspired them.

April 14, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Early lessons learned paid off for ECHS STAR Cowart

These days, Harrison Cowart is a high school senior - quite an accomplished one, in fact.

April 14, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


4-H’ers pitch in for pets at shelter

With the Effingham County Extension office located directly across the street from the county animal shelter, needs for the furry little friends become quite apparent.

April 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


CyberPatriot teams take first at state events

Effingham County's two high schools had a strong showing in their first year competing in CyberPatriot.

April 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


BES to hold arts festival

More than 800 students at Blandford Elementary will gather in costume May 2 to represent six different countries and cultures from around the globe in the school's annual international arts festival.

April 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Miss ECHS crowned

Sarah-Lyn Ward was crowned the winner of the Miss Effingham County High School pageant.

April 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Bowser takes another first in speech contest

It was just a year ago that Sarah Lynn Bowser competed in her first speech contest.

April 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECMS fetes its top students

Effingham County Middle School rewarded its top-performing students from the third nine-weeks grading period.

April 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


OTC taps legendary coach as grad speaker

Herman Boone, the inspiration for the 2000 film "Remember the Titans," will be the featured speaker for Ogeechee Technical College's spring commencement ceremony next month, the college announced Thursday.

April 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Writing scores dip for eighth-graders

Reflecting the results across the region and state, Effingham County's scores declined slightly this year from last year on Georgia's Eighth-Grade Writing Assessment.

April 07, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Chalk one up at Habersham School

Students at The Habersham School in Rincon put on a colorful display of school spirit Friday.

April 07, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


School system finds comfort zone in budget

The Effingham County Board of Education's initial projections for its fiscal year 2015 budget are for revenues to exceed expenses by $1.6 million.

April 03, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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