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Schools work to get students ready for work

The budget for the Effingham County Board of Education was set at the last meeting, but there are still funds the board has applied for to help cover the cost of educating children in career technical and agricultural programs.

July 25, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Toole on GSU president's list for spring

Amber Toole of Rincon was named to the president's list at Georgia Southern University for the spring 2007 semester.

July 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Gruber makes merit list at Dalton

Miriam T. Gruber of Guyton made the merit list at Darton College for the spring 2007 semester.

July 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS puts WINS program in motion

Parents of incoming freshmen at Effingham County High School got a primer in the Willing Intervention Now for Students from Principal Yancy Ford on Monday.

July 21, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


It's round two for local authors

Clay Kight and Brian Holt are working to complete and print their second book.

July 19, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Lang, Wostbrock earn dean's list honors at Berry

Berry College students who excelled in the classroom during the spring semester have been named to the dean's list, according to Berry Provost Thomas E. Dasher. The dean's list honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.

July 19, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Mooney on Salisbury dean's list

SALISBURY, MD - Kathryn Mooney of Rincon was named to the dean's list at Salisbury University for the spring 2007 semester.

July 19, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


South Effingham FCCLA chapter holds awards banquet

The South Effingham High School chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America celebrated another successful year as they hosted their annual awards banquet with more than 80 people in attendance. Entertainment was provided by singer Jabari Rushin and by dancers Sapri Shorey, Ronnetta Brown and Lateva and Zakiya Rushin. Hillary Driggers provided a power point as a way of reviewing the club's achievements and activities.

July 19, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


School board OK’s $80.8 million budget

The Effingham County Board of Education approved its $80.8 million budget Thursday and also increased meal prices by 15 cents.

July 17, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


FCCLA members attend state conference

April 18-21 was a very special week in the lives of five South Effingham High students. April Powell, Hillary Driggers, Jake Terrell, Hershel Anderson and Tamela Wallis attended the state leadership meeting for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) in Atlanta and came home winners.

July 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Students working in harmony

July 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Coastal Georgia Community College spring graduation

Coastal Georgia Community College held its 42nd commencement exercise on May 4.

July 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


What makes a middle school student successful?

Understandably, many parents worry about their children moving on from elementary school to middle school.

July 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Springfield resident earns master's from Scranton

The University of Scranton conferred more than 1,400 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including a MS in curriculum and instruction to Maureen F. O'Bryan of Springfield. The university presented approximately 900 bachelor's and associate's degrees, 500 master's degrees and 17 doctoral degrees, at its Memorial Day weekend commencement ceremonies. This was the largest post-baccalaureate class in the history of the Jesuit university.

July 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Middle and high school honor rolls

Ebenezer Middle

July 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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SEES ready to start the year, with a new leader

South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.

July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECSO urges safety, caution with start of school year

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Schools to hold council elections

All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Digging into archaelogical field school

The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and professor Victor Thompson of the University of Georgia recently completed a joint five-week archaeological field school on Ossabaw Island.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to match $2,500 REACH scholarships

Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel recently announced the University will double-match funds for the needs-based, Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholarship program. During the program, REACH scholars receive a renewable annual tuition scholarship of $2,500 for use at a HOPE-eligible institution. Georgia Southern will increase the amount to $5,000.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to become tobacco-free campus Friday

Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Chamber collecting school supplies for students in need

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


New teachers, staff welcomed to school system

Taylor Sauerland fondly recalls the method her fifth-grade teacher at South Effingham Elementary School employed to teach spelling words.

July 24, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Little Rebel Cheer Camp gets them off their feet

The annual Little Rebel Cheer Camp had its largest turnout, with 80 girls participating this week at Effingham County High School.

July 24, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham students earn ABAC scholarships

TIFTON - Austin Dixon of Rincon and Leslie Lamb of Guyton have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year.

July 24, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers are on target with their goals

A group of 4-H'ers assembled recently at the Mary Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Education Center with one aim in mind - to pass a test in the Georgia Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course.

July 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Wilder earns medical degree from Mercer

MACON - A student from Effingham County received her degree from Mercer University during the School of Medicine spring commencement.

July 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Raising a cheer

Nearly 60 girls have been participating this week in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp, an annual fundraiser for the South Effingham High School cheer program.

July 17, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Fun in the summertime for 4-H’ers

The Effingham County Extension office is winding down its summer fun as 4-H'ers have been participating in many events within their summer programming.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Three local students honored at UNG

DAHLONEGA - Three students from Effingham County earned academic recognition at the University of North Georgia for the 2014 spring semester.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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