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Program helps preschoolers prepare for Kindergarten

Children who need help preparing for kindergarten are getting a head start through the Effingham County school system's preschool intervention program.

May 15, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Porterfield to lead ECMS

Effingham County Middle School will have a new principal in the fall.

May 15, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


SES recognizes young authors, illustrators

Springfield Elementary School honored its young authors and illustrators during a ceremony on March 27.

May 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS FFA students share positive experiences

President Les Brinson

May 12, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Sprucin' up Springfield

Springfield Elementary recently received a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program to assist them in sprucing up the school.

May 12, 2007 | Compiled by Brittany McNair Community News Coordinator | Education


'Idol' wows 'em at EMS

Former "American Idol" finalist Stephanie Edwards performed for students at Ebenezer Middle School on Tuesday. She also spent time with the show choir. Edwards said being at EMS was "awesome." She said she loves children and had planned to become a teacher before deciding to pursue child psychology. Edwards answered questions from the show choir. She said the question that stuck out was "what was the most important thing I gained from my experience?" Edwards said she plans to continue her education, and will either be back on campus in August or taking on-line classes. "I had a lot of ...

May 11, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Pages for a day

Ebenzer Middle School students Clay Robertson and Christopher Kieffer missed school one day to be in Atlanta.

May 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Covenant Christian students busy learning

Covenant Christian Academy students have been busy learning new things.

May 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Sand Hill student invited to appear on the Ellen Degeneres Show

Sand Hill Elementary's Fox Burnsed is only 7 years old, but he's on his way to Hollywood.

May 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Georgia Southern's growth spurt not close to finishing

Georgia Southern University could become southeast Georgia's equivalent of the University of Georgia within the next couple of decades, according to school president Dr. Bruce Grube.

May 08, 2007 | By Patrick Donahue Editor | Education


Hopping down the bunny trail

Students from Covenant Christian Academy in Springfield participated in a sack race at their second annual Easter picnic and egg hunt held at the United Methodist Campgrounds. CCA is a Christian school offering a classical approach to education for Pre-K through 8th grade students.

May 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Schools, students ready for CRCT

After months of preparation, students will be taking the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) beginning Monday.

May 08, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


SEHS students excel at region competition

St. Patrick's Day was a special day in the lives of six FCCLA members from South Effingham High School. These students competed in what is known as STAR Events, which stands for Students Taking Action with Recognition.

May 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Six chosen for Governor's Honors Program

Six students from Effingham County have been selected as finalists to attend the 2007 Georgia's Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.

May 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS Show Choir puts on a show

May 08, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


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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


ECCA sends five students to national conference

Effingham College and Career Academy's SkillsUSA chapter attended the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City from June 23-27. This year's conference marked the 50th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference for SkillsUSA, a showcase of career and technical education students.

July 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Two Effingham students earn degrees from Emory

ATLANTA - Two students from Effingham County received degrees from Emory University in Atlanta, at its 169th commencement ceremony.

July 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern nutrition training aims to curb childhood obesity

School nutrition managers from across the state recently gathered at Georgia Southern University to attend Culinary Institute II, a 32-hour, weeklong training session by the Georgia Department of Education's School Nutrition Program.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong celebrates return to its former name

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University officially rolled out its new name July 1, offering free Leopold's ice cream in Compass Plaza to students, faculty and staff to celebrate the name change.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Students from Effingham make dean’s list at Georgia Southern

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,518 students for excellence in academics to the 2014 spring semester dean's list.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students receive degrees from Armstrong

SAVANNAH - More than 700 students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University following the spring semester, including the following local students:

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn degrees, honors

Hillman makes Pratt Institute's president's list for spring term

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham Cloverleafs attend camp at Rock Eagle

Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers recently camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, the largest 4-H center in the world, in Eatonton.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Health department extending hours for back-to-school immunizations

The Effingham County Health Department will be open July 22 and 29 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. for parents to bring their children in for back-to-school immunizations. The health department is located at 802 Highway 119 South in Springfield.

July 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


High school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:

June 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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