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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


Elementary school honor rolls

Blandford Elementary

July 12, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


School's out?

The various school construction projects are currently moving as projected toward completion.

July 12, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


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


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Blandford works up a sweat with cup stacking

For the fourth straight year, Blandford Elementary School joined a worldwide effort to set a record for the most people participating in sport stacking in a 24-hour period. Last year, BES was part of a Guinness-record 555,932 stackers.

November 18, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


South Effingham Middle School honors veterans

South Effingham Middle School hosted a Veterans Day program in the school gymnasium on Nov. 11.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


RES’ Ratner earns Master Teacher status

Kirbi Ratner is Effingham County's newest Master Teacher.

November 18, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECCA to host info session on aircraft assembly technician program

The Effingham College and Career Academy will host an information session about its new aircraft assembly technician program.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers a constant presence in Fair Week

As National 4-H Week came to a close, the celebration of 4-H continued to resonate throughout Effingham as 4-H'ers geared up for the 71st Effingham County Fair.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEMS cheerleaders make it four consecutive crowns

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheerleaders won the region championship for the fourth straight year.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Ebenezer Middle School celebrates Veterans Day

Ebenezer Middle School saluted military service members with its annual Veterans Day program.

November 12, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Blandford Elementary salutes veterans

Blandford Elementary School hosted a new event this year for Veterans Day - a parade of veterans who are family members of BES students.

November 12, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Graduation rates on the rise across county

Effingham County improved its high school graduation rate for the second straight year, while also topping the state average by nearly 11 percentage points.

November 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Barge talks Common Core in Effingham visit

In his time as state schools superintendent, John Barge has heard plenty of criticism of the Common Core standards.

November 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham 4-H’ers earn top-six finish at state Challenge Bowl

Effingham County students competed in the 4-H Challenge Bowl at the Georgia National Fair in Perry and brought home a top-six finish in the state.

November 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEMS cheerleaders take Battle in the Boro

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place in the large division and grand champion at Battle in the Boro. They competed at Southeast Bulloch High School on Oct. 25 and won by 54 points. Bella Kay Tatum from SEMS won first place in the jump off.

November 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


CAP cadets show a 'can' do attitude

Cadets with the Effingham Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol were "all in" to their most recent community service project, to help sort more than 10,000 pounds of canned food in preparation for the annual Thanksgiving meal provided by Manna House Ministries.

November 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ASU to screen ‘Mending the Line’

In honor of Veterans Day, Armstrong State University and Mountainfilm on Tour-Savannah will host a special screening of the documentary "Mending the Line" on Monday at 7 p.m. the Ogeechee Theatre in the Student Union, 11935 Abercorn St.

November 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Faust to lead STC fire science department

SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College has selected Anthony A. (Tony) Faust as department head for fire science. In this role, Faust is responsible for teaching and coordinating academic programs and processes, as well as supervise faculty at all campuses for fire science.

November 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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