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Three Effingham students graduate from GCSU

Dr. Steve Dorman, president of Georgia College, has awarded degrees to the graduating class of 2015. Local graduates are:

June 16, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Schurman named to dean’s list at GCSU

Hannah Schurman of Guyton completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for 2015 spring semester at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.

June 16, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Camp Buddy cooks up fun

For a waiting and hungry group of young campers, Chief Nick Mueller does not mind toiling over a hot pizza oven.

June 16, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


School board picks construction management firm

The Effingham County school board has picked its construction manager for the proposed future Rincon Elementary School.

June 16, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


No summer break ahead for Effingham’s GHP crew

Five Effingham County high school students will check into Valdosta State University this Sunday, along with a few hundred others of the state's most exemplary students.

June 16, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


School system continues work on tentative FY16 budget

Effingham County Board of Education members and administrators are continuing to pore over a projected $91.3 million budget that could include raises - and may add help for the middle school band programs.

June 09, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Effingham teachers chosen for G-P scholarships

Three teachers from Effingham County schools were selected recently to spend part of their summer engaging in hands-on field work and dynamic techniques to integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and environmental education as part of the Georgia Aquarium's "Creeks to Coast" program and Keystone Science School's 2015 Key Issues Institute: Bringing Environmental Issues to the Classroom.

June 09, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Evans named to dean’s list at Reinhardt

WALESKA-Madison Evans, a sophomore from Rincon, was among the 378 students named to the Reinhardt University dean's list for spring semester 2015.

June 09, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Another distinguished unit award for the ECHS JROTC

The headquarters of the U.S. Air Force Junior ROTC announced recently that Effingham County High School Unit GA-938, has been awarded the Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award for school year 2014-15. This marks the fifth consecutive year the corps of cadets at ECHS has earned the DUA, and the ninth time in the last 11 years.

June 02, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students earn honors at ABAC

TIFTON-Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the spring term were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC cites its top academic students each semester on the president's list, the dean's list, and the distinguished achievement list.

June 02, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Paulk named to dean’s list at Brewton-Parker

MOUNT VERNON- Herschel Aubry Paulk of Guyton qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon for the spring 2015 semester, announced Dr. Robert Brian, vice president for academic services.

June 02, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Off into the future

Nearly 380 young men and women became alumni of Effingham County High School on Saturday night, as the turning of tassels and the tossing of hats signified the end of their high school careers.

May 26, 2015 | Staff report | Education


SEHS grads sprint into the future

As they clutched diplomas and were released from their days as high school students, the South Effingham High School class of 2015 conducted the traditional sprint to the Mustang statue.

May 26, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School board gives the OK to $91M budget

Effingham County Board of Education members have given tentative approval to a fiscal year 2016 budget that calls for cost of living raises for system employees.

May 26, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Now that's quick thinking

Addison Lanier of Ebenezer Elementary won the Effingham Exchange Club's Quick-Think-a-Thon, held at Ebenezer Middle School. Lanier's prizes included a new bicycle.

May 26, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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Carter receives ABAC scholarship

TIFTON-Chelsea Carter of Bloomingdale has been awarded a scholarship from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2015-16 academic year.

September 01, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Effingham 4-H’ers kick off the school year

The Effingham Extension office was loaded to capacity as 4-H'ers came to kick off the 4-H 2015-16 school year. The program offers opportunities for ...

September 01, 2015 | Staff report | Education


South Effingham High NJROTC to host its sixth annual 5K fundraiser

South Effingham High School will host the sixth annual NJROTC 5K to raise funds for th organization. The 5K race will be held Oct. 3 ...

September 01, 2015 | Staff report | Education


SEHS’ Jayroe wins silver at national FCCLA

Catherine Jayroe participated in the FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) National Competition in Washington, D.C., held July 4-9 .

September 01, 2015 | Staff report | Education


ECHS to keep Rebels nickname

The Effingham County High School nickname will remain the Rebels, Superintendent Randy Shearouse announced Tuesday.

August 27, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Babin chosen as talent performer at National FFA Convention and Expo

INDIANAPOLIS-Tara Babin, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 28-31 during the ...

August 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


4-H recognizes Usher

Arch Smith, Georgia 4-H State Leader, presented Sophie Usher with her recognition as a Double Master 4-H member. Usher, a recent graduate of Effingham County ...

August 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


YMCA taking nominations for Christian Leadership Academy

The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public ...

August 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Buddy system

The Backpack Buddies program at Marlow Elementary School got a big lift from the members of the 117th Air Control Squadron.

August 18, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Emotions run high on request to change ECHS nickname

Emotions and passions are running high following a request to the Effingham County Board of Education to end the use of the Rebels name and ...

August 18, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Girl Scouts share happy times at Happy House

Happy times were had at the Happy House on Tybee Island as Cadette Troops 1147, 1184 and 1121 from Fort Worth, Texas, visited with Cadette ...

August 11, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Effingham sends six 4-H’ers to annual State Congress

Effingham County Extension office is beaming with pride to have sent six representatives to Georgia's 73rd Annual 4-H State Congress, held in Atlanta from ...

August 11, 2015 | Staff report | Education


A smooth and busy start to the school year

It's been a smooth start, for the most part, to the 2015-16 school year, Effingham County Superintendent Randy Shearouse.

August 11, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Schools honored for their support of Guard, Reserves

ant principal at Sand Hill Elementary School. But he has another job and he represented his other duty assignment in uniform at last week's ...

August 11, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


BoE exploring options with SPLOST

The Effingham County Board of Education is putting together its parameters for a planned renewal vote of the special purpose local option sales tax.

August 11, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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