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College help is only a click away

Parents and students got a chance to learn about financial aid for technical, two and four year colleges and universities at Effingham County High School on Tuesday night.

March 13, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Young Farmers honor Waltz

Dr. Freddie Waltz was recognized as the state young farmer advisor of the year at the state Young Farmer convention at the end of January.

March 11, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Social science fair winners advance to competition at GSU

The Effingham County District Social Science Fair was held on Feb. 8 at Effingham County Middle School.

March 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Wostbrock makes dean’s list at Berry College

Sarah Elizabeth Wostbrock of Guyton has been named to the dean's list of Berry College for the fall semester, according to Dr. Kathy B. McKee, interim provost.

March 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Soucy named to dean’s list at West Georgia

The University of West Georgia named 1,563 students to the fall semester dean's list, according to Dr. Thomas J. Hynes, vice president for academic affairs.

March 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Schools open doors for prospective teachers

The Effingham County School System is looking for professionals who want to become teachers.

March 06, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


State, SHRM certify SEHS business ed

Following their December visit to South Effingham High School, the Savannah Chapter of The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Georgia Department of Education has deemed that SEHS has passed the 37 industry certification standards/criteria and will be certified for the next five years.

March 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Guyton Elementary students compete in Social Studies Fair

The fifth grade students at Guyton Elementary School participated in their annual school Social Studies Fair on Jan. 25.

March 04, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


BOE honored for taking steps to Dance, Dance

The Effingham County Board of Education was recognized for having all of its elementary and middle schools meet the criteria to receive a Dance, Dance Revolution system as a part of the Live Healthy Georgia program.

March 04, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Georgia Southern upgrades emergency message system

Georgia Southern University launched EAGLE ALERT, an upgraded emergency messaging system designed to provide students, faculty and staff with immediate updates during emergency situations. The University will use the upgraded system as part of its existing emergency response plan.

March 04, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Schools expand driver's ed program

As part of a $274,400 state grant that the Effingham County School System received last fall, both local high schools have been able to expand their driver's education programs. A portion of the grant money was used to purchase two new Chevrolet Uplander's for use at each high school.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


School system to hold second annual job fair on March 8

Despite the growth in Effingham County, the public school system continues to retain its traditional values while staying focused on its vision for the future.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


CCA students visit Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Recently, the fourth graders at Covenant Christian Academy visited the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah.

March 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Schools may be getting more from state

The Georgia General Assembly has passed a bill that will restore approximately $905,000 of equalization money to the Effingham County School System.

March 01, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Rawski wins Rotary speech contest

Effingham County High School senior Rebecca Rawski won the Rotary Club's annual speech contest Thursday.

March 01, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


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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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