Springfield Elementary recently received a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program to assist them in sprucing up the school.
Former "American Idol" finalist Stephanie Edwards performed for students at Ebenezer Middle School on Tuesday. She also spent time with the show choir. Edwards said being at EMS was "awesome." She said she loves children and had planned to become a teacher before deciding to pursue child psychology. Edwards answered questions from the show choir. She said the question that stuck out was "what was the most important thing I gained from my experience?" Edwards ...
Ebenzer Middle School students Clay Robertson and Christopher Kieffer missed school one day to be in Atlanta.
Covenant Christian Academy students have been busy learning new things. Recently 4th-7th graders challenged each other to a "Middle Ages History Event-a-thon." Having recently studies the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation events, they were challenged to see who can put the events in chronological order the fastest. The 6th/7th grade class won, but have been challenged to a rematch. In the younger grades, first graders were challenged to read 20 books per month. Those reaching ...
Sand Hill Elementary's Fox Burnsed is only 7 years old, but he's on his way to Hollywood.
Georgia Southern University could become southeast Georgia's equivalent of the University of Georgia within the next couple of decades, according to school president Dr. Bruce Grube.
Students from Covenant Christian Academy in Springfield participated in a sack race at their second annual Easter picnic and egg hunt held at the United Methodist Campgrounds. CCA is a Christian school offering a classical approach to education for Pre-K through 8th grade students.
After months of preparation, students will be taking the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) beginning Monday.
St. Patrick's Day was a special day in the lives of six FCCLA members from South Effingham High School. These students competed in what is known as STAR Events, which stands for Students Taking Action with Recognition.
Six students from Effingham County have been selected as finalists to attend the 2007 Georgia's Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.
The Effingham County High School Chorus Show Choirs performed at a dinner theater held Saturday night.
Have you ever wondered what it's like to live and work in space? An upcoming exhibit at Georgia Southern University will give children of all ages and their parents an opportunity to learn about astronauts and their contributions to the U.S. space program. "Spacing Out: A Day in the Life of an Astronaut" is an interactive exhibit that will be on display in the Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building. Featuring a full-size replica of a Mercury ...
Youngsters who are interested in chess are invited to expand their knowledge of the game during a summer day camp at Georgia Southern University.
The leadership of the General Assembly has informed the Department of Technical and Adult Education that they will work with the agency to fund the $1.8 million necessary to prevent a two-month furlough of the state's 246 full-time adult literacy instructors.
The Effingham County Board of Education discussed the possibility of changing the calendar for next school year.
Kids in Dr. Bill Gammon's art class participated in the duck stamp class and also gave Gammon his initial blue ribbon winner in Group 1. More than 22,000 students from across the U.S. took part, with 671 students in Georgia.
Effingham County Middle School held it's Math/Science Night on Tuesday. Hundreds of students and some parents came out to visit the many display and experiment booths that included local businesses and departments, such as Georgia Power, Gulfstream, Effingham County Sanitation, Effingham County Sheriff's Office and Georgia Southern University.
When Effingham County High School senior Jordan Chisley checks into North Georgia College and State University, he won't have many bills to worry about.
SAVANNAH – Against a backdrop of historic buildings, stately oaks and squares with historic monuments Savannah Technical College proudly celebrates Preservation Week 2011 with free classes for the public featuring expert guest speakers on preservation-related topics. Some sessions include hands-on activities for participants. This year's theme, Traditional Building Arts, focuses on teaching the "lost" building trades typically used on historic sites.
AIKEN, S.C.-Micah Christensen, a senior at South Effingham High School, took second place at the Peach Council competition in the Leadership High School Speech Contest hosted by the Savannah River Site Leadership Association. Christensen was sponsored by the Gulfstream Management Association in Savannah. His effort earned him a $250 award, as he attempted to advance toward the $4,000 grand prize in a national contest sponsored by the National Management Association, the world's largest leadership development ...
Each month, Rincon Elementary PTA volunteers host a birthday party for those students who have a birthday for that month. During one day of the month, all of the "birthday children" gather in the cafeteria.
Close to 400 students participated in the Guyton Elementary School art show. Their artwork was framed and displayed in the lunchroom that was transformed into an art gallery.
The Effingham County Board of Education has named Barbara Prosser, currently the corporate compliance officer at Effingham Hospital and Care Center, as the permanent CEO and principal of the Effingham Career Academy.
The Effingham Academy class of 1950 recently held its class reunion at the home of Cornell Mock.
Manna House sends a big thanks to Kelly Tankersley and Sand Hill Elementary School SPED K-2 class in their big efforts to collect food for the needy in Effingham County.
The Effingham YMCA recently awarded 13 Effingham County High School sophomores and juniors with awards of excellence for completing the 2010-11 year of the Christian Leadership Academy. The Christian Leadership Academy is a seven-month program, beginning in September of each year, designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership from a Christian perspective.
CPR training for parents at Sand Hill Elementary was held April 6-7. The class was taught by Marsha Cornell, coordinator of School Health Services. The parents enjoyed this very informative class on First Aid and CPR. All participants received a "Heartsaver First Aid" card issued by the American Heart Association.
Jessica Gilliam of Guyton Elementary School, above right, was the champion of the Exchange Club's 11th Annual Quick-Think-a-Thon on Wednesday at Ebenezer Middle School.