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County grad test scores continue to climb

Preliminary results from the high school graduation test show Effingham County students have made significant gains on the science and social studies portions of the test.

July 10, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Schools may raise lunch prices

The Effingham County Board of Education is expected to vote on a proposed meal price increase at its next meeting on June 21.

July 05, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


STC expands its aviation offerings

SAVANNAH – This summer, Savannah Technical College will add two technical certificate programs in aviation, bringing the total to three industry-specific programs offered at the college's Savannah Campus. The new programs are Luxury Craft Cabinetmaking and Aircraft Exteriors. They will be offered in addition to Aircraft Structural Assembly. All are short-term certificate programs.

July 03, 2007 | Staff Report Effingham Herald | Education


Trainor takes reins at ECS

Ted Trainor has come to Effingham Christian School as the new headmaster for the school on Goshen Road.

June 30, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Gerido earns a doctorate

Dwan A. Gerido was recently awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in physiology and biophysics at the commencement exercises at Stony Brook University.

June 30, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS students tour Europe

Twenty-three students and five chaperones traveled to Europe on May 22 as part of an educational tour. The group toured London, Paris, Florence, Pisa, Rome, Sorrento and Capri while in Europe.

June 30, 2007 | Staff Report Effingham Herald | Education


Moore named to dean's list

Meredith G. Moore of Rincon was named to the dean's list at Carson-Newman College for the spring semester.

June 30, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Covenant Christian Academy surpasses local, national ITBS average scores

Covenant Christian Academy (CCA) surpassed both local and national averages on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) scores for 2006-2007. CCA administered the ITBS to students in grades K-7th in April. Effingham County public schools administered the test to students in grades 3, 5, and 8 in October 2006. Core subjects tested include reading, math and language arts. The summary of scores by grade level and average national percentile rank is as follows:

June 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham schools get high marks

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation's parent report card of schools gave high marks to some Effingham County schools.

June 26, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Two local students receive diplomas

Morgan Nicole Griffin of Guyton participated in the spring 2007 commencement exercises at Shorter College in Rome.

June 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Little Tot's visit Hunter Army Air Field

On May 10, Little Tot's Pre-K visited Hunter Army Air Field in Savannah.

June 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Arnsdorff awarded HES scholarship

June 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Beading and art camp opportunities

Averitt Center promotes a new 'beading camp'

June 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Drevlow named to Piedmont dean’s list

Lindsay Drevlow of Rincon has been named to the dean's list at Piedmont College for the recently completed spring semester. Students named to the dean's list for the semester have earned a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.99 out of a possible 4.0.

June 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


BPC May 2007 honor graduates announced

MOUNT VERNON - Stanley Mongin of Springfield was named Brewton-Parker College Honor Graduate during the May 12 commencement ceremony, announced Dr. T. Ronald Melton, provost.

June 23, 2007 | By Kelley M. Arnold BPC Director of News and Public Information | Education


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New classroom gives a breath of fresh air to learning at EMS

Ebenezer Middle School students are spending less time inside their classrooms these days, but that's not a bad thing.

September 30, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECHS to host marching band festival Saturday

Several bands will perform at Effingham County High School Saturday in one of the state's most established and prestigious marching contests.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Former Liberator pilot tells JROTC cadets ‘character counts’

Paul Grassey has plenty of stories from his days as a military pilot, including the 13 combat missions he flew with the 8th Air Force in World War II.

September 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


United Way, Walmart come through for Effingham students

The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Effingham Service Center teamed with Walmart to donate more than $2,500 worth of school supplies to Effingham County students.

September 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Getting the cold shoulder ... and more

South Effingham High School principal Mark Winters, assistant principal Jeff Faith and athletic director Travis Dickey were doused by buckets of ice water after being challenged by the SEHS student body.

September 09, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Armstrong schedules two Pirate Previews

Armstrong State University will host two open house events for prospective students and their parents.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Whitfield earns degree from Brewton-Parker

MOUNT VERNON - Autumn Corinne Whitfield of Guyton graduated from Brewton-Parker College following the summer 2014 term, announced Mike Simoneaux, interim vice president of academics.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong to hold farmer’s market Tuesday

Armstrong State University will host the Armstrong Farmer's Market in front of the Student Union, located at 11935 Abercorn St., Tuesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong set to open new Liberty Center in Hinesville

Armstrong State University and the city of Hinesville will host a groundbreaking for the new Liberty Center in Hinesville on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Parent University set to start third year

The third year of Parent University-Effingham will begin Sept. 20 with the first of three 2014-15 sessions at Effingham County Middle School.

September 04, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Customs and Border officer speaks with transition class

The high school transition class at Effingham County High School hosted senior import specialist Scott Huntley to speak with the students. Huntley works with Customs and Border Protection at the Customs House on Bay Street in Savannah.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECSO’s Mannon talks law enforcement, decision-making

Sgt. Ramsey Mannon of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office visited Effingham County High School to speak with the high school transition classes.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Kingston to hold service academies day

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) reminds students interested in receiving a congressional nomination to one of the U.S. military academies that they must submit their completed applications to his office no later than Oct. 1.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS students probe Barrow on current issues

U.S. Rep. John Barrow was asked for his thoughts Friday on the military strategy the United States should take toward ISIS, how to reduce the national deficit, and whether same-sex marriage should be legal.

September 01, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Researchers outline study of Ogeechee River

STATESBORO - Research leaders from Georgia Southern University and the Phinizy Center for Water Sciences revealed the outlines this week for two-and-a-half years of basic research to support an environmental early warning system for the Ogeechee River.

September 01, 2014 | By Al Hackle | Education


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