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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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A grant to get involved

Effingham County commissioners presented a check from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia's civic affairs foundation board of directors to Abby Smith, the Effingham County 4-H agent.

August 25, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Earley wins Bojangles’ Scholarship

Curtisha Earley of Springfield has been awarded a 2014 Bojangles' Scholarship.

August 25, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong honors dean’s list students for summer term

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently announced the dean's list for the summer 2014 semester. Armstrong's dean's list honors students earning a grade point average of 3.6 of higher for the semester.

August 25, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School system enrollment tops 11,000

The Effingham County School System's enrollment has topped 11,000 students.

August 21, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Silverwood looks for ways to let in school buses

Silverwood Plantation residents offered what a spokesman called an "easy solution" to the Effingham County Board of Education's request for gated communities to make access easier for school buses.

August 18, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Keel: Georgia Southern ready to write its next chapter

STATESBORO - Turning the page from the expansion of Paulson Stadium to seat more than 21,000 people, the Eagles' move into the Sun Belt Conference and a $13.5 million marketing deal with Coca-Cola, Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel outlined what the university wants to write in its next chapter.

August 18, 2014 | By Al Hackle | Education


Two students earn Master 4-H status

Two students from Effingham County earned Master 4-H'er status at the 72nd annual 4-H State Congress at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta.

August 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Sapp, Weredyk receive American FFA degrees

Two members of the South Effingham FFA chapter are receiving one of the highest honors from the National FFA Organization.

August 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham’s Project SEARCH honored

Effingham County's Project SEARCH program has been honored for its success in placing its graduates in jobs.

August 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Schools, ECSO out to stop bus passing

Jimmy Helmly and Brian Mundy have no shortage of stories of local drivers not following the rules for a stopped school bus.

August 14, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Numbers on the rise for school system

The Effingham County School System had nearly 100 more students enrolled for the first week of school this year than last year.

August 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


FFA members take part in leadership conference

Two members from the Effingham County High School FFA chapter traveled to Washington, D.C., this summer to attend the Washington Leadership Conference, hosted by the National FFA Organization.

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS’ Beard named FFA area officer

COVINGTON - Austin Beard, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began his term as the Area 4 junior representative on Aug. 1-2, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference.

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School days are here

When Harley Thornton returned to South Effingham Elementary School for her first day of fifth grade, the campus looked considerably different than the last time she had seen it.

August 07, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


4-H hits the beach and more at Burton Center

Effingham County Junior 4-H'ers traveled a short distance this year to experience fun in the sun at their summer camp getaway. This year's camping spot was the 4-H Burton Center on Tybee Island.

August 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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