The second year of Parent University in Effingham County will begin with recognition of some of the people who made the first year a success.
Not all elementary school students are able to see symphony performances. So, on Wednesday, classical musicians came to them. A quintet from Project 440, in conjunction with the Savannah Music Festival's Music for Our Schools program, performed for students in kindergarten-fourth grade at Sand Hill Elementary School. Project 440 is a group of musicians who "encourage, educate and empower communities through the unifying power of music." The quintet performed a classical music rendition of the ...
South Effingham Elementary School hosted its first "Plugged in to Technology" celebration last Tuesday, to show parents the technology tools the school is using in educating students.
Effingham County High School graduate Christa Bullard of Rincon is attending the University of North Georgia this fall on a full Georgia Military Scholarship.
The South Effingham High School media center held its second annual "musician tribute week" during the first week of September.
Already having increased its enrollment to more than 600 students, the Effingham College and Career Academy has now gotten the attention of Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle.
Effingham County School System employees who can't leave their campus during the day may soon have another option for their personal banking.
AMERICUS - Two students from Effingham County made the summer 2013 Academic Achievement List at Georgia Southwestern State University.
Georgia Southern University will showcase hands-on opportunities to help students discover science, technology, engineering and math and share stories of success during the STEM Festival planned for Sept. 12-14 at several locations on campus.
It seems nowadays that just about everyone is sitting with a personal computer or laptop, or is attached to a mobile wireless device of some kind - or both.
South Effingham High School sophomore Rylee Kirk represented Effingham County at the recent Georgia 4-H Congress.
The Effingham County School System is taking steps to provide more computer access for its students, according to information technology and media services coordinator Jeff Lariscy.
Three years of commitment and hard work on a project has paid off with national recognition for a South Effingham High School student.
This year's state 4-H Council featured activities to keep 4-H'ers sharpening their heroic leadership skills. Those in attendance from Effingham County were Marci Delcampo, Logan McDonald, Dana Mincey, Alex Parrish, Sophie Usher, Hannah Weitman and Lexie Wells, who also ran for office as a potential candidate for state board.
Two South Effingham High School students and one parent complained to the Effingham County Board of Education on Thursday about enforcement they called inconsistent and punishment seen as unfair for dress code violations in the initial days of this school year.
The Springfield Elementary PTO treated the school's students to a professional BMX bike show.
Local students are encouraged to enter the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay and poster contests as part of Effingham County's annual observance honoring the slain civil rights leader.
Ebenezer Elementary School enjoyed its annual book character parade to conclude National Children's Book Week.
John Rodriguez of Guyton was one of 12 University of Georgia students honored with the Crane Leadership Scholarship, which recognizes leadership in extracurricular activities and/or involvement with civic, community or religious organizations.
Dressed in cotton products with various themed cotton commercials and ready to test their knowledge in consumer trends, Effingham County 4-H members excelled at the Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree competition.
Effingham County 4-H members participated in "A Day at Southern," where they were able to get an inside look at college life, admission procedures and the overall operation system of Georgia Southern University.
Given three options for the Effingham County School System's 2014-15 academic calendar, teachers voted one way and parents went another.
The Miss Diamond pageant, benefitting the Effingham County High School baseball program, will be held Dec. 7 at the Effingham County Middle School gym at 7:30 p.m.
Children's author Mattie Brown paid a recent visit to four Effingham County schools, but she had no interest in sitting in a chair and reading her books to the students.
"The 37th Y Clubs of Georgia Junior Youth Assembly will come to order."
Author and illustrator Phyllis Limbacher Tildes encouraged students of all ages to pursue their dreams during her recent visit to South Effingham High School.
The Effingham County Board of Education is considering a proposal that would lower the enrollment that is by far the largest among the county's eight elementary schools.
Effingham County 4-H was recognized at the Georgia 4-H Junior Conference for its support of Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Marlow Elementary School's Jenny Wilkins is a highly-regarded teacher, as evidenced by her selection as the 2013-14 Teacher of the Year for all Effingham County schools.
The Blandford Elementary School Junior Beta Club's community service project for November was to collect canned goods for the FORCE (Food Outreach Co-op of Effingham) food pantry.