Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel delivered his annual State of the University address to faculty and staff on Wednesday morning at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center during the annual fall convocation.
Five officers from the Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Effingham County High School attended the Summer Leadership and Officer Training Summit (SLOTS) at Swainsboro High School in July.
Effingham County students scored higher than the state average in every subject in every grade level on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests this past school year.
The Effingham County School System began the 2013-14 academic year with nearly the same number of students as it had last year.
Former first lady Laura Bush will speak at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. The appearance by one of the most admired American first ladies is part of the university's Leadership Lecture Series which allows Georgia Southern students to learn from U.S. and world leaders.
Savannah Technical College is offering 30 GED-prep students the opportunity to begin training in welding or industrial systems at the Savannah campus, while studying for the GED this fall.
Junior and Senior club members were recognized and received awards for their achievements at the 4-H awards banquet. The banquet themed "4-H ... How Sweet It Is" focused on the experiences of 4-H through trips, events, honors, awards and opportunities. Natalie Starling, Senior club president and graduating senior, served as the mistress of ceremonies for the evening. Entertainment was provided by Hillary Usher.
Hanna Hodges certainly beat the crowd for her son Grant's first day of pre-kindergarten.
Springfield Elementary School Principal Terri Johnson was a special guest for a reception at the Governor's Mansion on July 31.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has extended its fall semester enrollment deadline until Aug. 15. First-time or transferring students must submit all admissions paperwork prior to the enrollment deadline.
Although she no longer calls Effingham County home, Hannah Boyd is continuing the community service that comes with being the reigning Miss Effingham County High School.
The first day of school is always hectic, and ongoing road work along Highway 119 could add stress to Monday's start of classes for Effingham County schools.
System-wide requirement: Students cannot use book bags on wheels. The Effingham County Board of Education does not allow them because of tripping that could occur in crowded hallways. The only types of book bags allowed are mesh or clear ones. Blandford Elementary Kindergarten KinderMat (red and blue four-fold plastic) 16-count crayons Glue sticks Washable markers basic colors Blunt-tip scissors Two large pink handheld ...
Tired of cold Ohio winters, Karen Powell was determined to begin her teaching career in Georgia.
During the July meeting of the Effingham chapter of the Georgia Hunting and Fishing Federation, checks were presented to support the rifle teams in the JROTC programs of both South Effingham and Effingham County high schools.
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.
The competition cheerleading squads from Effingham County's two high schools each brought home a third-place finish from the state competition in Columbus.
Blandford Elementary School students exercised their bodies as well as their minds, and just might have helped set a Guinness world record in the process.