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Starling wins county Rotary speech contest

At the Rotary Club High School Speech Competition Saturday in Statesboro, Effingham County swept the Coastal Zone level with all three finalists slots taken by Effingham students.

March 16, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


A happy birthday to Dr. Seuss

Characters from the Dr. Seuss books were everywhere at The Learning Treehouse preschool on Goshen Road. The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Thing One and Thing Two were on every door and every inch of wall space in the center. After all, it was Dr. Seuss' birthday.

March 16, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Education


ECMS Model UN team earns distinguished delegation

The Effingham County Middle School Model United Nations team earned the distinguished delegation award at the Coastal Georgia Model UN competition March 2 in Savannah.

March 16, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


ShelterBox representative to visit schools

When the members of the Springfield Elementary School junior Beta Club sponsored a coin collection to benefit the earthquake victims in Haiti, they knew it was a good thing to do, but they probably didn't really know how their money would be spent.

March 16, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


RES flexes for FORCE

Rincon Elementary School received an award from the Food Outreach Coop of Effingham for raising the most food items of all the schools in Effingham County during a food drive last fall.

March 15, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


EMS chorus students, teacher honored

Six students from Ebenezer Middle School recently auditioned for and were selected for the GMEA (Georgia Music Educators Association) All-state Chorus.

March 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Strong showing for echs academic decathletes

ECHS student Brittany McCrae won the silver medal in the Interview category and Karlie Persutti placed in the top 12 five times for the seven events in which she participated at the Georgia Academic Decathlon 2010 state competition.

March 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Miss ECMS pageant set for tonight

Approximately 17 young ladies are competing for the title of Miss ECMS 2010.

March 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Farm Bureau DVD highlights agriculture

Students in the Effingham County School System will have a chance to learn a bit more about agriculture in the state as a result of a gift from the Effingham County Farm Bureau in the form of a DVD and poster for each school.

March 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


4-H members upset program may get axed

When state legislators asked the 35 public universities to prepare for more than an additional $300 million in cuts, they were not expecting those cuts to be inimical to some of their constituents' most beloved programs, such as 4-H.

March 11, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Wimberly graduates from Youth Challenge

Cudray J. Wimberly of Springfield was among 214 cadets graduating from the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy at Fort Gordon on Saturday at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Awards night for ECHS game cheerleaders

The Effingham County High School game cheerleaders held their awards banquet at New Ebenezer Retreat Center. The ECHS game cheerleaders are coached by Breanna Pierce.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS chapter marks National FFA Week

The Effingham County High School FFA celebrated National FFA Week Feb 28-March 5.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Georgia Southern University weighs potential cuts

A worst-case scenario could reduce state funding to Georgia Southern University by 30 percent, which GSU president Dr. Brooks Keel said "will have a major impact on Georgia Southern and would require significant operational changes at our university."

March 09, 2010 | By Jim Healy Special to the Effingham Herald | Education


Most EOCT scores strong

Scores for Effingham County's high schools from last fall's end of course tests look promising, as the system performed above the state average in most subjects.

March 08, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


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Effingham students earn GSU degrees

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently held its annual spring commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students at Hanner Fieldhouse and Allen E. Paulson Stadium.

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Local students make Georgia Southern spring dean’s list

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently named 2,611 students for excellence in academics to the spring semester dean's list. To be eligible for the ...

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Bartels takes interim lead at GSU

STATESBORO-Dr. Jean Bartels expects to lead Georgia Southern University into the 2015-16 academic year as interim president while a search for a new permanent ...

July 14, 2015 | By Al Hackle Statesboro Herald | Education


Rotary Youth Leadership Awards students bond at SGSC

South Georgia State College was hosted some of the best and brightest high school juniors and seniors during the annual District 6920 Rotary Youth Leadership ...

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Heller earns HES scholarship

Ben Heller was presented the Henry C. Wilkins Scholarship by the Historic Effingham Society. He is the son of Hank and Sabrina Heller. He graduated ...

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


‘Super’ summer reading program at the libraries

The Rincon and Springfield libraries kicked off their Summer Reading Programs for children and teens up to 18 years old in June, and it's ...

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School board makes an alteration to dress code

When students return to Effingham County schools in less than a month, they will have a set of new rules by which to comply.

July 07, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Alexander receives G-P Foundation scholarship

Caroline Alexander, a 2015 graduate of Effingham County High School, has been selected as a recipient of a Georgia-Pacific Foundation Employees' Children Scholarship. She is ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Benson earns HeritageBank of the South scholarship

HeritageBank of the South announces Christopher Michael Benson as winner of the HBOS College Scholarship.

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Parents reminded to get their school-age kids up-to-date on their immunizations

It won't be long before a new school year begins and Effingham County Health Department officials want to remind parents and caregivers to make ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Local students named to GSU president’s list

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,194 students for excellence in academics on the 2015 spring semester president's list. To be eligible for ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Waller earns dean’s list honor at Ga. State

ATLANTA-Charles Waller of Rincon was named to the dean's list for the spring 2015 semester at Georgia State University.

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Clemson names Hall to president’s list

CLEMSON, S.C.- Erin Kinsley Hall of Springfield has been named to the president's list at Clemson University for the spring 2015 semester.

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Hillman makes Pratt Institute president’s list

BROOKLYN, NY-Christina Hillman, a Springfield resident and a student at the prestigious Pratt Institute, was among the 900 students who made the president's ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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