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BoE to hold annual federal programs info meeting

The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on May 7 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.

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


A team effort for ECHS and Georgia Southern

In Yvonne Arnsdorff's Effingham County High School 10th grade biology class, the students crowded around front as a young man in a clean white lab coat coached them through the chemical reaction taking place before them.

April 26, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


ECHS goes all out for safe prom

The week before prom, Effingham County High School junior class officers began promoting safe prom by taking cards to local florists and tuxedo rental shops with a poem, "The decisions you make on prom night can change your life. So party responsibly and take care of yourself and your friends." Flyers with the same message were printed and distributed on students' cars the night of prom.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


South Effingham Elementary jump starts art program

The cafeteria at South Effingham Elementary School was transformed into an art gallery Tuesday night as parents, students and staff came out to see and buy student artwork.

April 22, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Students honored for Herdsman Award

April 22, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


School system floats possible SPLOST projects

With the current special purpose local option sales tax coming to an end, Dr. Slade Helmly presented the school board a draft of plans for the renewed SPLOST IV and recommended a referendum for its approval be placed on the November ballot.

April 20, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Starling reigns as Miss SEHS

There were nine contestants in this year's Miss SEHS pageant, but freshman Natalie Starling took the tiara.

April 20, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


High fashion hits SEHS

Forget Paris and New York, fashion has hit Effingham.

April 13, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Middle schoolers go in search of inner scientist

Hundreds of Effingham County Middle School students stayed after school not for detention, but in the name of science on April 8.

April 13, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Effingham seventh graders qualify for Duke recognition program

Because of their exceptional academic abilities, 38 seventh graders from Effingham County qualified for participation in the Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) 7th Grade Talent Search, sponsored by Duke University.

April 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


School board eyes potential cuts

Effingham County Board of Education members and staff have begun looking at possible ways to trim its thinning budget even more.

April 13, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Five-year facilities plan includes third high school

Effingham County Board of Education members have approved a five-year facilities plan that included building a new high school to support the projected population growth in the county.

April 13, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


BoE to move pre-k kids back to elementary schools

The Effingham County Board of Education has approved a recommendation to temporarily integrate pre-kindergarten and pre-school intervention students into their district elementary schools beginning next fall.

April 08, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Going green, and saving green

Effingham County has been approved to receive an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant for $300,000 from the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority to implement energy savings projects into the community.

April 01, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


ECMS celebrates accomplishments

The Effingham County Middle School seventh grade band received Straight Superior ratings for their performance and an Excellent rating in sight reading on stage at the District 1 Band Festival held at Armstrong Atlantic State University on March 12.

April 01, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


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School board set to adopt strategic plan

Effingham County school board members are expected to complete the long process behind a strategic plan at their meeting Wednesday afternoon.

March 02, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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