The Effingham County Board of Education recognized Allison Dyches at the meeting Thursday.
It may be the best-kept secret in town. You work about three hours each day, you're eligible for health and dental insurance and the state's retirement plan and you're off during the months of June and July plus various holidays. The pay isn't too shabby either - up to $1,200 per month. If you're interested, the Effingham County Board of Education invites you to "climb on board" and become a school bus driver.
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There has been much media attention recently about MRSA, a specific antibiotic resistant staph infection occurring throughout our nation. The Effingham County school system is concerned about updating and clarifying the information to help increase understanding and how to prevent the infection.
SAVANNAH - Laurie A. Herrington has been appointed director of instruction for the Effingham Campus of Savannah Technical College, effective Oct. 15. She will be responsible for all aspects of campus development and operation.
Every year, Marcie Crosby tries to involve her first grade class in a charity project.
South Effingham High School kicked off homecoming week with the Mizz SEHS pageant.
The Effingham County School System has been awarded a $3.2 million grant for a career academy. The grant is awarded through Gov. Sonny Perdue's Georgia Career Academies Project.
Effingham County High School continued one of its homecoming traditions by holding thier annual parade through Springfield.
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For the fourth straight year, Blandford Elementary School joined a worldwide effort to set a record for the most people participating in sport stacking in a 24-hour period. Last year, BES was part of a Guinness-record 555,932 stackers.
South Effingham Middle School hosted a Veterans Day program in the school gymnasium on Nov. 11.
Kirbi Ratner is Effingham County's newest Master Teacher.
The Effingham College and Career Academy will host an information session about its new aircraft assembly technician program.
As National 4-H Week came to a close, the celebration of 4-H continued to resonate throughout Effingham as 4-H'ers geared up for the 71st Effingham County Fair.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheerleaders won the region championship for the fourth straight year.
Ebenezer Middle School saluted military service members with its annual Veterans Day program.
Blandford Elementary School hosted a new event this year for Veterans Day - a parade of veterans who are family members of BES students.
Effingham County improved its high school graduation rate for the second straight year, while also topping the state average by nearly 11 percentage points.
In his time as state schools superintendent, John Barge has heard plenty of criticism of the Common Core standards.
Effingham County students competed in the 4-H Challenge Bowl at the Georgia National Fair in Perry and brought home a top-six finish in the state.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place in the large division and grand champion at Battle in the Boro. They competed at Southeast Bulloch High School on Oct. 25 and won by 54 points. Bella Kay Tatum from SEMS won first place in the jump off.
Cadets with the Effingham Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol were "all in" to their most recent community service project, to help sort more than 10,000 pounds of canned food in preparation for the annual Thanksgiving meal provided by Manna House Ministries.
In honor of Veterans Day, Armstrong State University and Mountainfilm on Tour-Savannah will host a special screening of the documentary "Mending the Line" on Monday at 7 p.m. the Ogeechee Theatre in the Student Union, 11935 Abercorn St.
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College has selected Anthony A. (Tony) Faust as department head for fire science. In this role, Faust is responsible for teaching and coordinating academic programs and processes, as well as supervise faculty at all campuses for fire science.