The Georgia Jr. National Livestock Show was Feb. 18-21 in Perry.
The Effingham County Board of Education voted Thursday to put Dr. Mark Winters in charge of both South Effingham High School and South Effingham Middle School.
The annual auction to raise funds for the Lloyd Arnsdorff Memorial Scholarship fund is scheduled for March 12.
The Effingham County school system will begin registering kindergarten students, by appointment only at the Central Registration Center, March 9-20 for the 2009-10 school year. Parents who are enrolling their child in the system for the first time must call 754-2530 to schedule an appointment for testing and registration. (Pre-k students who are already enrolled with the school system will be tested and registered at their school. These parents do not need to make an appointment.)
Springfield Elementary honors their top readers in each grade level each nine weeks with a luncheon with the principal. The students enjoy a pizza lunch, share their favorite book, and receive a certificate for their hard work.
State funding for school nurses is eliminated in the proposed fiscal year 2010 budget, and that could add to a growing burden put on the local school system.
Michaela Lariscy, a sophomore at South Effingham High School, placed third in this year's "Leadership" High School Speech Contest sponsored by the Gulfstream Management Association (GMA).
More than 100 cadets, their dates and friends enjoyed four hours of music, dance and food at the Effingham County High School annual Air Force JROTC Military Ball recently.
Mrs. Keri Morgan's ninth grade language arts class completes their study on mystery units. They have been studying the elements of plot and the elements of mystery stories. The students had to write a mystery puppet show and include elements of a mystery story. As part of their unit, they performed their puppet shows for ECHS pre-k students.
The proposed state budget eliminates funds for school nurses. But what are all the responsibilities of the school nurse?
SAVANNAH -"I want to be successful. I want to be proud of myself and once that is done, my heart will be lighter as that burden will have been lifted," explains Felicia Milbourne, Savannah Technical College's Adult Education EAGLE delegate. "I will know I've done the right thing, I will hold my head up high, stand tall and be strong."
SAVANNAH - Beginning April 1, the Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRT) Department at Savannah Technical College will offer a new Technical Certificate of Credit, Hospitality Customer Service Provider.
Ross Friedman of Yulee, Fla., son of Mrs. Stephanie L. Yeates of Rincon and Dr. Robert H Friedman of Yulee, was named to the dean's list of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta for the 2008 fall semester.
LaShauntis Bowers, an eighth grader at Ebenezer Middle School, was crowned spelling bee champ. Bowers correctly spelled "mermaid" and "innocent" to win.
With duct tape, coffee filters, paper products and other means, South Effingham High School students staged their eighth annual student fashion show.
Two of the county's top students were honored Thursday at the Rotary Club of Effingham County's STAR student and teacher luncheon at the Effingham College and Career Academy.
Sami Wood, a sophomore at Effingham County High School, attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.
Valentine's Day brought new meaning to the residents of the Effingham Hospital Care Center. Effingham County 4-H'ers participated in constructing Valentine cards, baking cookies and playing bingo with the center's residents.
Second-graders at Ebenezer Elementary School put on a "living museum" to celebrate Georgia Day and highlight famous Georgians.
The Effingham County School System was one of six school districts in the state recognized by Gov. Nathan Deal and the Governor's Office of Workforce Development for having 100 percent of the system's high schools organized with a Go Build Georgia high school team.