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Thursday last day to purchase tickets for Pizzazz Choir’s dinner theater

The award-winning Ebenezer Middle School Pizzazz Show Choir, under the direction of Lawanda Allen, will present its fourth annual dinner theater March 28-29 at the school.

March 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


BOE wants to take a good look at itself

Effingham County Board of Education members took the first step toward becoming a standards board Saturday when they discussed their first self-evaluation.

March 27, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


STC to host HOPE info sessions on technical communications certificate

SAVANNAH - The Technical Communications Certificate Program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require strong communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too - it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.

March 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham 4-H’ers storm the rock for project achievement competition

In February, 12 of Effingham's own, grades 7-12, traveled to Rock Eagle in Eatonton to compete in 4-H Project Achievement at the district level. These bright hardworking young people each prepared a portfolio (formally known as a record book) of all of their activities in the 2007 calendar year.

March 25, 2008 | Jan M. Hall Special to the Herald | Education


Schools want better, faster information

Effingham County school board members learned there's a need for a new student information system.

March 25, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


STC earns two national awards

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has won two Gold Awards for its marketing and recruitment efforts in the 23rd Annual Admissions Advertising Awards, a national competition for college and university marketing professionals. The "Hire education" ad series won in the category of newspaper advertising; program summary brochures won in the brochure category.

March 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS boosts its United Way contributions by 600 percent

SEHS Super Heroes did an outstanding job for the 2007 United Way campaign.

March 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


South Effingham February scholars and citizens announced

South Effingham Elementary School recognized students for February.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS FFA team places at area agricultural mechanics career development event

The South Effingham High School FFA agricultural mechanics team recently placed fifth at the Area IV ag mechanics career development devent. The event was held at Johnson County High School on Feb. 11.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


CCA prepares for Usborne book fair March 3-7

Students at Covenant Christian Academy are looking forward to a different kind of book fair this year. The school, in its third year, has traditionally held a book fair in the spring. Headmaster Martin Wilkins commented on the new direction the school has chosen for this activity.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students get ready for national show

On Feb. 19, South Effingham FFA members participated in the Effingham County FFA Alumni livestock show at the Effingham County Fairgrounds.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Ebenezer students awarded for math skills

On Jan. 16, Ebenezer Elementary participated in the Effingham County Multiplication Challenge.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS students raise funds for muscular dystrophy

South Effingham High School students are raising money for Muscular Dystrophy by selling shamrocks.

March 22, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


College is Possible! town hall meeting

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund, in conjunction with Savannah Chatham County Public Schools and Hispanic Outreach and Leadership (HOLA) at Armstrong Atlantic State University, will host a "College is Possible!" town hall meeting from 6-8 p.m., March 11 in the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


‘Pizazz’ show choir stages annual dinner theater

Effingham County's first middle school show choir, "Pizazz," was created in 2000 when Lowlander Allen taught full time at Effingham County Middle School.

March 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Award-winning author infuses Georgia history into her books

Pamela Bauer Mueller has twice received a Georgia Author of the Year award.

January 27, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Spelling out a winner at SHES

Sand Hill Elementary School's spelling bee went down to the "minute."

January 27, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn accolades

Browder named to Reinhardt dean's list

January 27, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School system among top 10 percent in CCRPI

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.

January 20, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


County's youth celebrate Martin Luther King's legacy

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.

January 20, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham seniors attend GSU’s Scholars Day

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.

January 13, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Board members sworn in

The Effingham County Board of Education's first meeting of 2015 began with Beth Helmly and Robert Grant being sworn in.

January 13, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Sand Hill students hear back from nation’s first lady

Some fifth-grade students at Sand Hill Elementary School wanted to voice their opinion about changes that have been made to their school lunches.

January 06, 2015 | Staff report | Education


State recognizes two Title I schools for performance

Two Effingham County schools earned recognition from the Georgia Department of Education as Title I reward schools this year.

January 06, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


High school writing scores jump

Effingham County students scored well on their final time taking the Georgia High School Writing Test.

December 30, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Awards night for Effingham 4-H

The Effingham 4-H held its annual awards banquet, recognizing its winners in several categories and the graduating seniors.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Brown selected for Leadership Georgia

Jacqueline Michelle Brown, school social worker for the Effingham County School System, has been named to the Leadership Georgia class of 2015.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers team up for Christmas cause

Effingham 4-H'ers partnered with the humanitarian organization Samaritan's Purse to participate this year in the Operation Christmas Child shoebox ministry.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Four local students make GCSU dean’s list

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.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School system maps out calendars for next two years

The Effingham County Board of Education has approved the school calendars for the next two years after making a few tweaks.

December 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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