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SEHS FFA senior officers assist with Treutlen golf tournament

On Oct. 5 SEHS Senior FFA officers assisted the Treutlen boys home charity golf tournament to help raise money for the operations of the Treutlen House. The golf tournament was a huge success and a great way to help those in need.

November 22, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


MRSA 'super bug' prevention

Although there are no known cases of MRSA in Effingham County at this time, the goal is to practice preventive measures and keep everyone informed.

November 20, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Two Effingham schools recognized for outstanding student achievement

Two Effingham County schools have been recognized by the state of Georgia under the state's Single Statewide Accountability System (SSAS), which is mandated by law under No Child Left Behind. Both schools will receive banners and a commendation from Gov. Sonny Perdue.

November 20, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS band hosts haunting fundraiser

The annual ECHS Rebel Regiment marching band haunted house is being held at the Effingham County Recreation Department.

November 20, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Students check out schools at PROBE Fair at SEHS

South Effingham High School hosted the Georgia PROBE Fair on Oct. 25 with 44 post-secondary institutions represented.

November 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


STC sets new enrollment record

SAVANNAH - For the first time in its history, Savannah Technical College enrollment has topped 4,000 students, according to the first official accounting for fall quarter 2007 (DTAE seven-day report) which reports enrollment at the state's 33 technical colleges. With a total of 4,086 students enrolled, only Chattahoochee, Central Georgia, Augusta and Gwinnett technical colleges are larger.

November 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Retired Educators Day to be observed Nov. 4

By the Governor of the state of Georgia

November 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Marlow Elementary puts some bark in its reading bite

Marlow Elementary students who met their accelerated reader goal for the first nine weeks were treated to a dog show Thursday.

November 15, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


The Marching Mustangs at the Coastal Empire Classic

November 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


SEMS students awarded for academic achievement

On Oct. 9, South Effingham Middle School eighth grade Roadrunners team had an awards ceremony giving medals to those students who had the highest averages in each academic subject each period. They also awarded a citizenship award, principal's award and top AR points. Students with perfect attendance for the nine weeks were given certificates and all students meeting the AR goal were given certificates.

November 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS valedictorian earns top honors at West Point

Jayne Rhode, 2004 graduate and class valedictorian of South Effingham High School, has recently earned top honors at West Point Military Academy. Cadet Rhode, daughter of John and Mary Rhode who now reside in New York, received the Superintendent's Award for Excellence, the Distinguished Cadet Award as well as the top physical fitness award for a female in her class.

November 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS Rebel Regiment hosts annual Coastal Empire Classic

November 15, 2007 | Photos by Sandi Van Orden Video by Brittany McNair | Education


Springfield students walk for diabetes

November 15, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Parents, students participate in college night at SEHS

On Oct. 16, approximately 500 students and parents gathered at South Effingham High School for a night filled with a myriad of post-secondary information.

November 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Walk in the Forest is no ordinary walk in the woods

Fourth grade students from Guyton Elementary, Marlow Elementary and Bryan County Elementary spent Friday learning about forestry and conservation at the Warnell Forest Education Center.

November 11, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


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New classroom gives a breath of fresh air to learning at EMS

Ebenezer Middle School students are spending less time inside their classrooms these days, but that's not a bad thing.

September 30, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECHS to host marching band festival Saturday

Several bands will perform at Effingham County High School Saturday in one of the state's most established and prestigious marching contests.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Former Liberator pilot tells JROTC cadets ‘character counts’

Paul Grassey has plenty of stories from his days as a military pilot, including the 13 combat missions he flew with the 8th Air Force in World War II.

September 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


United Way, Walmart come through for Effingham students

The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Effingham Service Center teamed with Walmart to donate more than $2,500 worth of school supplies to Effingham County students.

September 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Getting the cold shoulder ... and more

South Effingham High School principal Mark Winters, assistant principal Jeff Faith and athletic director Travis Dickey were doused by buckets of ice water after being challenged by the SEHS student body.

September 09, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Armstrong schedules two Pirate Previews

Armstrong State University will host two open house events for prospective students and their parents.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Whitfield earns degree from Brewton-Parker

MOUNT VERNON - Autumn Corinne Whitfield of Guyton graduated from Brewton-Parker College following the summer 2014 term, announced Mike Simoneaux, interim vice president of academics.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong to hold farmer’s market Tuesday

Armstrong State University will host the Armstrong Farmer's Market in front of the Student Union, located at 11935 Abercorn St., Tuesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong set to open new Liberty Center in Hinesville

Armstrong State University and the city of Hinesville will host a groundbreaking for the new Liberty Center in Hinesville on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Parent University set to start third year

The third year of Parent University-Effingham will begin Sept. 20 with the first of three 2014-15 sessions at Effingham County Middle School.

September 04, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Customs and Border officer speaks with transition class

The high school transition class at Effingham County High School hosted senior import specialist Scott Huntley to speak with the students. Huntley works with Customs and Border Protection at the Customs House on Bay Street in Savannah.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECSO’s Mannon talks law enforcement, decision-making

Sgt. Ramsey Mannon of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office visited Effingham County High School to speak with the high school transition classes.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Kingston to hold service academies day

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) reminds students interested in receiving a congressional nomination to one of the U.S. military academies that they must submit their completed applications to his office no later than Oct. 1.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS students probe Barrow on current issues

U.S. Rep. John Barrow was asked for his thoughts Friday on the military strategy the United States should take toward ISIS, how to reduce the national deficit, and whether same-sex marriage should be legal.

September 01, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Researchers outline study of Ogeechee River

STATESBORO - Research leaders from Georgia Southern University and the Phinizy Center for Water Sciences revealed the outlines this week for two-and-a-half years of basic research to support an environmental early warning system for the Ogeechee River.

September 01, 2014 | By Al Hackle | Education


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