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Local 4-Hers participate in District Cloverfest

Effingham County 4-H'ers attend Second Annual Southeast-Southwest District 4-H Cloverfest at Jekyll Island 4-H Center located on Georgia's historic Golden Coast.

July 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Dunn donates to STC annual fund

SAVANNAH – "The Masterpiece Luncheon Lecture Series" presented by Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty donated funds raised from two events to Savannah Technical College's annual fund.

July 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Schools’ parental involvement drew in Decker

Like many parents, Vickie Decker moved to Effingham County for the school system. Now she wants to help improve the system by serving on the board of education.

July 22, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Effingham County 4-H on the road, students earn reward trips

Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H Project Achievements earn a special trip to the University of Georgia Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens outside of Savannah.

July 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


School board approves $15 million bid for new ECMS

The Effingham County Board of Education will have Pope Construction build the new Effingham County Middle School at a cost of $15.39 million.

July 17, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Feinstein earns a master’s from San Jose State

On May 17, Heather Rafter Feinstein was awarded a Master of Library and Information Science degree from San Jose State University.

July 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


County scores beating state average on GHSGT

Effingham County high school students continue to perform well on the high school graduation test, but there were slight decreases in areas of testing compared to last year's test takers.

July 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


School board gets a glance at CRCT results

Preliminary Criterion Referenced Competency Test results show drops in student performance on new Georgia Performance Standards portions of the test among Effingham County students. But other content areas remain strong.

July 12, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


BoE adopts $87.6M budget

Effingham County school board members unanimously approved their budget for the 2008-09 year Monday night and with it, the millage they will levy on county property owners in a special called meeting.

July 10, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Education


Effingham Academy classmates gather

July 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Augusta’s Elam named interim STC president

Atlanta - Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson has named Terry Elam, the president of Augusta Technical College, as the interim president of Savannah Technical College.

July 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Two Effingham teens to graduate from YCA

Two Effingham County teens are among more than 150 teens set to graduate from the National Guard sponsored Youth Challenge Academy at graduation ceremonies on June 21 at 3 p.m. at the Macon City Auditorium.

July 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Covenant Christian holds science fair

Covenant Christian Academy is a classical Christian school located at 1541 Highway 21 S. Springfield. For more information, call 754-1511 or visit its Web site at www.ccaeffingham.com

July 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Anderson receives scholarship from Citizens Bank

Ian Anderson was the recipient this year of the Citizens Bank of Effingham Scholarship Fund. This scholarship, in the amount of $1,000 was awarded to one student in the county who excelled academically and showed leadership qualities through their volunteer work in their community and church.

July 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education




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Effingham Teacher of the Year a finalist for state honor

The reigning Effingham County teacher of the year, Ebenezer Middle School English and language arts teacher Heather Cocke, has been named one of 10 finalists ...

April 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Quick thinker

Anna Kate Taylor of South Effingham Elementary School won the Exchange Club of Effingham County's annual Quick Think-a-Thon, held at Ebenezer Middle School.

April 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Hillman among GSU’s winners at Savannah ADDYs

STATESBORO-Six Georgia Southern students, including Ashley Hillman of Bloomingdale, took home awards at the local level of the 2016 American Advertising Awards (ADDY) in ...

April 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Effingham Exchange Club honors students

The Exchange Club of Effingham County honored its ACE (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award nominees and its nominees for the Youth of the Year ...

April 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Three at SEHS named Georgia Scholars

South Effingham High School students Parker Gordy, Dallas McCorkendale and Matt Stier have been named Georgia Scholars.

April 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Georgia 4-H to enlist oysters to help fight Tybee erosion

This summer, Georgia 4-H is recruiting an army of oysters to help ensure the future of the organization's coastal environmental education center.

April 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


GSU's Enactus team takes regional competition

The Georgia Southern Enactus team competed and won at the Enactus Regional Competition in Atlanta on April 1. The student-led organization focuses on providing economic ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Walls delivers as keynote speaker at SSU Honors Day

Richard Walls, a native of Springfield and a junior at Savannah State University was chosen recently to represent the College of Liberal Arts and Social ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Tuned into the all-state band

Four middle school students from Effingham County were selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association Middle School All State Band in Athens on ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Two Effingham students join Phi Kappa Phi honor society

BATON ROUGE, LA-The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


School system looking to boost budget at lower millage rate

The Effingham County School System is planning on a bigger budget for the coming fiscal year - but perhaps with a lower millage rate.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


State says OK to strategic waiver application

The state Department of Education has given its approval to the Effingham County School System's strategic waiver application.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Kight wins Exchange Club speech contest

Rebecca Kight, a senior at South Effingham High School, won the Exchange Club of Effingham County's speech contest. The theme was citizenship, and Kight ...

March 30, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Finding their way

Effingham County High School students navigated their way through the Teen Maze on Wednesday, getting a glimpse at what good decisions' impacts - and the circumstances ...

March 29, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Countywide art show draws big crowd

The fifth annual countywide art show held its reception March 15 at the Effingham College and Career Academy, with hundereds of people inspecting the work ...

March 23, 2016 | Staff report | Education


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