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Schools start deal with state for career academy

The Effingham County Board of Education approved a one-year revocable license agreement with the state properties commission Wednesday.

June 26, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Guyton student receives Jimmy Rane Foundation scholarship

ABBEVILLE, Ala. - Teffany Reaves knows about hard times. She knows what it is like to wonder why she does not have things others have, to face an uncertain future. Seeing family difficulties firsthand at a young age could have been a discouragement to others, but Reaves responded by excelling in her studies.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS team wins district stock market game

ATLANTA - Even in a bad economy somebody can make money.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


New name, same mission for state’s technical college program

ATLANTA - It used to be said that Georgia's system of 33 technical colleges, the exciting programs they offer, and the great career opportunities that they create was one of the state's "best-kept secrets."

June 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ISE names new area rep

International Student Exchange, a leading non-profit high school exchange program with a regional office based in Cumming, is pleased to announce that Savannah resident Kathy Akcakanat is now an ISE area representative.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Gulfstream hands out scholarships to employee’s children

SAVANNAH - Gulfstream Aerospace has awarded 10 scholarships valued at $8,000 each to children of Gulfstream employees, including eight children of employees in Savannah.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Armstrong Atlantic names new VP for business, finance

SAVANNAH - David L. Carson has been appointed vice president for business and finance at Armstrong Atlantic State University effective July 28, following approval by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS honors mentors, students at WINS banquet

Effingham County High School recognized students and thanked their mentor volunteers at its first end of the year WINS banquet on May 28 at Ebenezer Retreat Center.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


STC to host Work Ready workshop

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College will host a Georgia Work Ready Business Workshop on June 10 in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah Campus, from 8:30 a.m.-noon.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Brevlow named to dean’s list

Lindsay Drevlow of Rincon has been named to the dean's list at Piedmont College after completing the recent spring semester with a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.99

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Reading all about it — and more

Taylor Anderson has broken the accelerated reader records at South Effingham Elementary School during the last few years.

June 21, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Donnell wins agriscience fair

Sarah Donnell represented the South Effingham FFA at the state FFA agriscience fair. She was the environmental science division 2 winner and will represent SEHS at the national convention this fall. She is also a Governor's Honors winner in environmental science and will be attending the summer honors program at Valdosta State University.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Strong elected state FCCLA vice president of peer education

Ashley Strong is ready to electrify students and the community about Family Career, and Community Leaders of America. With "Excellence Electrified" being the 2008-2009 theme, Strong wants everyone to see how FCCLA can bring excellence to the life of others.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Guyton, Ebenezer students announced as district young author winners

The Effingham County Board of Education is pleased to announce the district winners for the Young Georgia Authors' Competition. Each of these young, talented writers was a first place winner for their grade level, school and then within the First District RESA, which includes 18 counties in Georgia. Listed below are the names of each district winner followed by their winning story or poem:

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Sand Hill crowns top spellers

Tyson Ray won the spelling bee at Sand Hill Elementary School. Anthony Valdez was the runner-up.

February 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Hunt earns faculty honors at Ga. Tech, more local students make dean’s list

ATLANTA-Cheyenne Hunt of Guyton earned the distinction of faculty honors for fall 2015 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to ...

February 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Krall receives Wilkes’ Pay If Forward Scholarship

WILKES-BARRE, Penn.-Bibiana Krall of Springfield was awarded a Pay it Forward scholarship to enter the Wilkes University graduate creative writing program.

February 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Pisarski makes dean’s list at Kent State

KENT, OH-Caitlin Pisarski, a junior at Kent State University, was named to the fall 2015 dean's list.

February 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Pilozzi earns dean’s list honor at Coastal Carolina

CONWAY, S.C.-Bryana Pilozzi, a junior majoring in psychology from Rincon, was among approximately 2,248 students at Coastal Carolina University who made the ...

February 02, 2016 | Staff report | Education


School board approves safety vestibules

Effingham County elementary schools soon may have new safety vestibules at their front entrances.

February 02, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Local students earn North Georgia accolades

DAHLONEGA-Dr. Bonita C. Jacobs, president of the University of North Georgia, has recognized more than 1,200 students who achieved a 4.0 grade ...

January 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


VSU names fall 2015 dean’s list

VALDOSTA-Valdosta State University is proud to announce the names of those fall 2015 students who earned dean's list status. Students who achieve a ...

January 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Rahn graduates from ABAC

TIFTON-A total of 196 students, including Shane Rahn of Rincon, completed the requirements for graduation from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College at the end of ...

January 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Ramser named to dean’s list at Chatham University

PITTSBURGH-Stephanie Ramser of Rincon has been named to the Chatham University School of Arts, Science and Business dean's list for the fall 2015 ...

January 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Rebel cheer team honored at school board meeting

Katie Ward admitted she won't pass up an opportunity to talk about her team.

January 27, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


It's a blizzard of fun at Sand Hill

As a reward for reading, students at Sand Hill Elementary were treated to a snow day last Thursday, with students frolicking in the man-made snow.

January 19, 2016 | Staff report | Education


MLK Jr. Day poster, essay contest winners announced

Winners in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day poster and essay contest will be honored during the youth program, set for Monday at noon ...

January 12, 2016 | Staff report | Education


BoE to get new RES floor plans soon

Floor plan designs for a new Rincon Elementary School could be in the Effingham County School System's hands soon.

January 12, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Mock trial provides a real learning experience

The judge issued his sentence of the defendant, much to the delight of the gallery - full of Effingham County Middle School sixth-graders.

January 12, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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