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South Effingham Middle hosts its first math, science family night

On March 4, South Effingham Middle School hosted its first Math and Science Family Fun night.

May 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


FCCLA celebrates year’s accomplishments

FCCLA students compete at region STAR events

May 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


A 4-H day of competition, celebration

Effingham County hosted 11 counties for this year's Southeast District 4-H Cloverleaf District Project Achievement. More than 600 people were in attendance.

May 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Three participate in state science, engineering fair

More than 700 students traveled to Athens to compete in the 60th Annual Georgia Science and Engineering Fair. Among those competing were three of Effingham's own students: Bryce Blewett (ECMS), Tierney Hagan (ECMS), and Chris Mitchell (SEMS).

May 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


C’est bon: SEHS French students rank high in state

Several South Effingham High School students earned top spots in Georgia's recent National French Contest. French teacher Valerie Granzow announced that several scored in the top 10 percent in the state.

May 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Schools ready to take on CRCT

Every year, students across the state take the CRCT to see how much they have learned throughout the year and to report for the No Child Left Behind Act how well schools are educating students.

May 10, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Drawing up a winner

Heather Martin, a junior at South Effingham High School, was recognized by the Effingham County Board of Education for designing the logo that will be used across the state for career academies.

May 10, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Harding to speak at Tech’s Savannah campus graduation

Ross Harding, a leading authority on environmental sustainability, has been chosen to speak at the Georgia Tech Savannah graduate recognition and awards ceremony on Tuesday.

May 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


School board looks at trimming millage rate

The Effingham County Board of Education plans to roll back the millage rate for the 2008-09 budget.

May 10, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Internship program opens career path

Armstrong Atlantic State University student Anna Bannister, RN, is one of many intelligent and energetic students broadening their horizons through education in the Healthcare Internship Program at Effingham Hospital. In this singular program Bannister is gaining the knowledge and experience necessary to be an advanced nurse practitioner. Efficiency and professionalism are just a few of the lessons she has learned in her passage through this program.

May 06, 2008 | Special to the Effingham Herald | Education


SEHS FFA honorees

May 06, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Education


Webb named Miss ECHS 2008

Victoria Webb was named Miss ECHS 2008 Saturday night.

May 06, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


STC taps two for leadership roles

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has named Gail Eubanks, executive director of enrollment management and marketing to serve as interim vice president for student success.

May 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students recognized by Duke University

Forty seventh graders enrolled in Effingham County schools recently took the SAT as part of Duke University's Talent Identification Program. Seven of these students qualified for State Recognition, meaning they scored in the top 30 percent of the Talent Search pool.

May 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Talking trash

Members of the Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC "talk trash" after a couple of hours of campus cleanup one afternoon after school.

May 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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School system among top 10 percent in CCRPI

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.

January 20, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


County's youth celebrate Martin Luther King's legacy

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.

January 20, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham seniors attend GSU’s Scholars Day

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.

January 13, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Board members sworn in

The Effingham County Board of Education's first meeting of 2015 began with Beth Helmly and Robert Grant being sworn in.

January 13, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Sand Hill students hear back from nation’s first lady

Some fifth-grade students at Sand Hill Elementary School wanted to voice their opinion about changes that have been made to their school lunches.

January 06, 2015 | Staff report | Education


State recognizes two Title I schools for performance

Two Effingham County schools earned recognition from the Georgia Department of Education as Title I reward schools this year.

January 06, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


High school writing scores jump

Effingham County students scored well on their final time taking the Georgia High School Writing Test.

December 30, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Awards night for Effingham 4-H

The Effingham 4-H held its annual awards banquet, recognizing its winners in several categories and the graduating seniors.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Brown selected for Leadership Georgia

Jacqueline Michelle Brown, school social worker for the Effingham County School System, has been named to the Leadership Georgia class of 2015.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers team up for Christmas cause

Effingham 4-H'ers partnered with the humanitarian organization Samaritan's Purse to participate this year in the Operation Christmas Child shoebox ministry.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Four local students make GCSU dean’s list

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.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School system maps out calendars for next two years

The Effingham County Board of Education has approved the school calendars for the next two years after making a few tweaks.

December 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


The world comes to GES

Yvette Carr, manager of Burns World Travel in Springfield, recently spoke to the third-grade students at Guyton Elementary School.

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers show their thanks

Thanksgiving brought not only turkey and dressing this year, but also several opportunities for 4-H'ers to express their thanks within the community.

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students recognized

Effingham students make Berry dean's list

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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