Effingham County students participated in aviaiton career day at the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum on Thursday.
SAVANNAH – The Savannah Technical College Community Council will host the second annual Tribute to Community STARs (Savannah Tech's Achievement Recognition) this spring, honoring some 25 individuals, nominated for their service and dedication at work or in the community. The luncheon event will be held on April 9 at noon in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah campus, 5717 White Bluff Rd.
South Effingham Middle School hosted its career day on March 7.
Whitney Smith, FFA secretary at South Effingham High School, competed at the Area level discussion meet in Twin City at ECI on March 4. There were eight other schools participating in this event.
Recently, South Effingham Middle School students participated in the National Geographic Bee.
Macy Crosby of Marlow Elementary School won the Quick Think-a-Thon on Friday at Effingham County Middle School.
Two Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC students were recently selected to attend the prestigious Air Force Aerospace and Technology Honors Camp this summer, the Air Force recently announced.
March's scholars for first grade are: Caleb Radcliffe, Hayden Rainey, Garrett Stokes, Cierra Lancaster, Thomas Patterson; second grade: Drake Caldwell, Katelinn Sturdevant, Nathan Simon, Emily Tibbetts, Lincoln Harley; third grade: Shannon Killian, Levi Smith, Sabrina Jones, Christian Walton, Dalton Blair, Emily Green; fourth grade: Hannah Harrington, Jed Bishop, Hunter Felix, Mitchell Simon; fifth grade: Justin Smalls, Gabbi Brown, Bailey Duke, Brooke Brabham and Megan Miller.
For 30 years, Netha Howard has served as Effingham County school system's food service coordinator.
Students at South Effingham High School will be hosting a fashion show featuring student designs on Saturday at 7 p.m.
On Feb. 27 the Utilities Protection Center of Georgia's mascot, Digger Dog, visited students in second and third grades at Sand Hill Elementary School to encourage students "Call Before You Dig."
SAVANNAH - Ron Jackson, commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, will deliver the commencement address at Savannah Technical College's spring graduation. Commencement exercises are scheduled for April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnny Mercer Theatre of the Savannah Civic Center to a potentially record number of graduates and their families.
More than 300 students, parents, teachers and friends celebrated Agriculture Day in Georgia March 13 with Commissioner Tommy Irvin, Gov. Sonny Perdue and numerous state senators and representatives. The 73 award winners in the annual essay and art contests ate breakfast at the Agriculture Department before participating in the Capitol ceremony.
Lauren Thompson, a seventh grade student at South Effingham Middle School, has been awarded the honor of representing her school and the Evermore Farm middle school equestrian team at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association hunt seat national finals on April 18 in West Springfield, Mass.
Heather Martin a junior at South Effingham High School won a state contest to create the logo for the career academies in Georgia.
Pamela Bauer Mueller has twice received a Georgia Author of the Year award.
Sand Hill Elementary School's spelling bee went down to the "minute."
Browder named to Reinhardt dean's list
Effingham County ranked among the top 10 percent of school districts in the state on the College and Career-Ready Performance Index for the 2013-14 school year.
As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance, children and adults participated in the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.
STATESBORO - Eight students from Effingham County were among the more than 150 outstanding high school seniors recently invited to attend Georgia Southern University's Scholars Day.
The Effingham County Board of Education's first meeting of 2015 began with Beth Helmly and Robert Grant being sworn in.
Some fifth-grade students at Sand Hill Elementary School wanted to voice their opinion about changes that have been made to their school lunches.
Two Effingham County schools earned recognition from the Georgia Department of Education as Title I reward schools this year.
Effingham County students scored well on their final time taking the Georgia High School Writing Test.
The Effingham 4-H held its annual awards banquet, recognizing its winners in several categories and the graduating seniors.
Jacqueline Michelle Brown, school social worker for the Effingham County School System, has been named to the Leadership Georgia class of 2015.
Effingham 4-H'ers partnered with the humanitarian organization Samaritan's Purse to participate this year in the Operation Christmas Child shoebox ministry.
Four students from Effingham County completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2014 fall semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville.
The Effingham County Board of Education has approved the school calendars for the next two years after making a few tweaks.