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Schools start deal with state for career academy

The Effingham County Board of Education approved a one-year revocable license agreement with the state properties commission Wednesday.

June 26, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Guyton student receives Jimmy Rane Foundation scholarship

ABBEVILLE, Ala. - Teffany Reaves knows about hard times. She knows what it is like to wonder why she does not have things others have, to face an uncertain future. Seeing family difficulties firsthand at a young age could have been a discouragement to others, but Reaves responded by excelling in her studies.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS team wins district stock market game

ATLANTA - Even in a bad economy somebody can make money.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


New name, same mission for state’s technical college program

ATLANTA - It used to be said that Georgia's system of 33 technical colleges, the exciting programs they offer, and the great career opportunities that they create was one of the state's "best-kept secrets."

June 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ISE names new area rep

International Student Exchange, a leading non-profit high school exchange program with a regional office based in Cumming, is pleased to announce that Savannah resident Kathy Akcakanat is now an ISE area representative.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Gulfstream hands out scholarships to employee’s children

SAVANNAH - Gulfstream Aerospace has awarded 10 scholarships valued at $8,000 each to children of Gulfstream employees, including eight children of employees in Savannah.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Armstrong Atlantic names new VP for business, finance

SAVANNAH - David L. Carson has been appointed vice president for business and finance at Armstrong Atlantic State University effective July 28, following approval by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS honors mentors, students at WINS banquet

Effingham County High School recognized students and thanked their mentor volunteers at its first end of the year WINS banquet on May 28 at Ebenezer Retreat Center.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


STC to host Work Ready workshop

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College will host a Georgia Work Ready Business Workshop on June 10 in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah Campus, from 8:30 a.m.-noon.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Brevlow named to dean’s list

Lindsay Drevlow of Rincon has been named to the dean's list at Piedmont College after completing the recent spring semester with a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.99

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Reading all about it — and more

Taylor Anderson has broken the accelerated reader records at South Effingham Elementary School during the last few years.

June 21, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Donnell wins agriscience fair

Sarah Donnell represented the South Effingham FFA at the state FFA agriscience fair. She was the environmental science division 2 winner and will represent SEHS at the national convention this fall. She is also a Governor's Honors winner in environmental science and will be attending the summer honors program at Valdosta State University.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Strong elected state FCCLA vice president of peer education

Ashley Strong is ready to electrify students and the community about Family Career, and Community Leaders of America. With "Excellence Electrified" being the 2008-2009 theme, Strong wants everyone to see how FCCLA can bring excellence to the life of others.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Guyton, Ebenezer students announced as district young author winners

The Effingham County Board of Education is pleased to announce the district winners for the Young Georgia Authors' Competition. Each of these young, talented writers was a first place winner for their grade level, school and then within the First District RESA, which includes 18 counties in Georgia. Listed below are the names of each district winner followed by their winning story or poem:

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Outstanding student, employee are big winners at ECHS

Effingham County High School freshman Landon Snooks and science teacher/coach Wayne Munch are making some very special vacation plans after learning that they were lucky winners of the high school's second semester prize give-a-ways.

June 21, 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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