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Staying safe online with steps to prevent cyberbullying

If you're like most teenagers, you spend a lot of time on a cell phone or instant messenger chatting with friends and uploading photos, videos and music to Web sites. You may have online friends whom you've never met in person, with whom you play games and exchange messages.

September 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Board makes investment in new elementary art program

If a picture is worth a thousand words, just imagine the value of an art education program.

September 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Stepping up to the challenge at SEHS

South Effingham High School has seen its Advanced Placement courses increase by more than 200 percent in the last five years.

September 12, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


South Effingham NJROTC cadets are off to a good start

Cadets from South Effingham High School's NJROTC performed numerous community service projects at the YMCA in Rincon on Aug. 9.

September 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


State BOE recognizes SEES media program

South Effingham Elementary Principal Cheryl Christain had a hard time at first finding the words to adequately describe the impact that her media specialist, Peggy Helmly, has on her students and her school's environment.

September 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Retired educators award scholarships

September 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Showtime for the Rebel Regiment

The Effingham County High School Marching Rebel Regiment tuned up for a season of performances with a rehearsal Saturday evening at ECHS. The season of halftime shows begins Aug. 29 at Burke County as the Rebels travel to Waynesboro to take on the Bears, and the first home show of the season will be Sept. 12 against Liberty County.

September 09, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Emily Rodgers begins term as an area FFA officer

COVINGTON-Emily Rodgers, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began her term as the Area 4 Secretary on Aug. 8-9, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference.

September 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Yarbrough receives leadership award

September 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


STC announces new executive director of information technology

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College proudly announces Jason Williams as the college's new executive director of information technology.

September 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


System expects schools to make AYP

The Effingham County School System projects all schools will be shown to make adequate yearly progress when the recalculations are released in September.

September 02, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


School system CRCT retests a success

Summer CRCT retest scores show improvement for Effingham County students who did not meet standards in the spring.

September 02, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


New School Council members to be elected in August

The General Assembly requires that all public school systems in Georgia have school councils in place for the purposes of bringing communities and schools closer together in a spirit of cooperation to solve difficult education problems, improve academic achievement, provide support for teachers and administrators, and bring parents into the school-based decision-making process.

August 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Already a busy week for board, schools

Vickie Decker was sworn in as a member of the Effingham County Board of Education Wednesday. Decker is filling the seat vacated by Vera Jones, former chairperson, who resigned last month after moving out of District 5.

August 29, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Buses ready for the school year

ATLANTA - As school systems across Georgia begin the new school year, the Georgia Department of Public Safety says the state's public school buses are ready for their daily tasks as well. The Department's Motor Carrier Compliance Division has completed its annual inspection of buses as required under Georgia law.

August 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Buses ready to roll — with route numbers

With the Effingham County School System's fleet of buses ready to roll for the Aug. 4 start of the school year, parents are being ...

July 28, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


SEHS cheer team holds Mini Mustangs camp

The South Effingham High School cheerleading teams held their annual Mini Mustangs cheer camp.

July 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Little Rebels cheer camp

The Effingham County High School cheerleading teams held their annual Little Rebels cheer camp, with Thursday as pajamas day.

July 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Alford keeps ailing chairman in mind at board meeting

As he chaired the Effingham County Board of Education's meeting Thursday night, vice-chairman and District 2 member Troy Alford's thoughts were with the ...

July 27, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


State, shoppers gear up for sales tax free weekend

This weekend, July 30 and 31, certain items will be exempt from sales taxes.

July 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Miller named to Champlain College spring dean’s list

BURLINGTON, VT-Zackary Miller of Springfield has been named to the Champlain College dean's list for the spring 2016 semester.

July 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Council approves plans for new Rincon Elementary

Rincon City Council members paved the way for work on the planned Rincon Elementary School to start.

July 26, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Local students elected for G-P Foundation Employees’ Children scholarships

Four local students recently were selected as recipients of Georgia-Pacific Foundation Employees' Children Scholarships. Katherine Cope, a graduate of South Effingham High School, Hayley Fritch ...

July 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students earn dean’s list honors at Ga. State

ATLANTA-Four Effingham County students have been named to the dean's list at Georgia State University for spring 2016.

July 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Robinson named to Brewton-Parker dean’s list

MOUNT VERNON-John Thomas Robinson of Guyton qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon for the spring 2016 semester, announced ...

July 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Schools get high marks in CCRPI

Effingham County schools got a four-star rating from the state Department of Education on how well they spend money, and 11 schools got four stars ...

July 19, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Local teachers take part in Georgia-Pacific programs

Three teachers from Effingham County schools were recently selected to spend part of their summer engaging in programs designed to help them bring academic subjects ...

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Heritage FCU hands out scholarships

Georgia Heritage FCU announced college scholarship award winners for 2016. Bethany Dyals, daughter of Christopher and Janna Dyals of Guyton, and Raquel Hazzard, daughter of ...

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


It was a ‘paw-ty’ for Reading Recovery end-of-year celebration

This year, the Reading Recovery teachers from Effingham County wanted to celebrate the success of the program and the students who are a part of ...

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Hebert takes the helm at GSU

Jaimie Hebert, Ph.D., assumed his position as Georgia Southern University's 13th president Friday.

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


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