On May 14, Blandford Elementary hosted Dancing Drum.
The South Effingham High School Mustang Masquers performed "Grease" in three shows over the weekend.
Nine outstanding seniors at the local high schools were recently recognized for their achievements in reaching the level of earning high school diplomas.
Teshewanda B. Shuman of Pooler received an Education Specialist degree in teaching and learning from Georgia Southern University on May 9.
CHARLESTON, S.C.-Cadet Ray Darwin Webb III of Clyo achieved dean's list status at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, for the spring semester of the 2008-2009 academic year. Webb is seeking a Bachelor of Science in biology.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who were named presidential scholars or achieved the dean's list for spring semester.
The annual baccalaureate service to honor graduating seniors was held Sunday at First Baptist Church of Rincon.
The South Effingham Middle School FFA Livestock Team recently placed second in the State FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event held March 28 at Livestock Arena in Athens. Team members include Dylan Hodges, Miranda Bucy, Megan Riner and Kayla Kerns.
The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on May 28 to discuss and have the opportunity to provide input and jointly develop the programs under the "No Child Left Behind" Act. These programs include Title I, Title II Part A, Title II Part D, Title V and the Even Start Family Literacy Program.
According to Rachel Teel, driving a school bus is not a job, "It's an adventure!" And now Teel, who has been driving Bus 992 for the Effingham County School System for three years, is preparing to take her adventurous job to the next level when she competes in the Georgia Department of Transportation's School Bus Road-e-o, June 10-11 in Warner Robbins.
Twenty-eight elementary, middle and high school students from Effingham County brought home awards for their outstanding media projects presented at the State Student Media Festival on May 1.
CLINTON, Miss. - Lauren M. Rogers of Rincon received the scholarship for Outstanding Service Award at Mississippi College's honors day convocation.
Naicie Roper has graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.
The 1949 graduating class of Effingham Academy – Springfield, held a 60-year class reunion on May 2 at Murray Kight's Savannah River home.
Guyton Elementary School held an art show to display student work on Tuesday.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced president's list honorees, each of whom earned a 4.0 grade point average for two consecutive semesters during the 2013-14 academic school year.
AMERICUS - Three Effingham County students were among the 300 graduates from Georgia Southwestern State University at the spring 2014 commencement ceremony in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center.
Girls in kindergarten-seventh grade are invited to participate in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp hosted by the South Effingham High School cheerleaders.
Four students from Blandford Elementary School were honored recently at the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon in Atlanta.
Hank Miles and Casie Wilson are the recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's fourth annual academic scholarships.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 247th commencement exercises.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS), focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions. The grant is funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America.
Boosted by a substantial increase in economics scores, Effingham County's high school students fared better than the state averages in every subject of Georgia's end of course test this spring.
Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.
David Lariscy enlisted in the Army National Guard while he was still in high school, and he plans to continue serving in the military while pursuing careers in engineering and education.
Members of the Rotary Club of Effingham County honored the winners of the club's scholarships at their meeting Thursday.
F. Lamar Allen, the Effingham County Board of Education's District 3 representative and chairman, was recently elected to serve as a district director for the Georgia School Boards Association.
Four local students named to Mercer dean's list