Laura Sellers first grade class at Guyton Elementary participated in Scholastic's Classrooms Care program and read 100 books in a month. As a result Scholastic will donate books to a school in Jackson County, Ky., that has very limited funding for new books.
Red Ribbon Week is a week long drug awareness campaign that provides an opportunity to bring parents, schools, businesses, and others together to help create drug free communities.
Kelli White's gifted language arts enrichment class at South Effingham Middle School wrote letters to the editor for the class. More letters will be in upcoming issues of the Herald.
Fourteen students from the South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America Chapter attended the annual Fall Motivational Rally at the Macon Coliseum and Georgia State Fair in Macon on Sept. 25.
The South Effingham Middle School chorus, led by Angela Jernigan, and the South Effingham High School chorus, led by Ray Ellis, performed at SEHS.
Kindergarten students at Sand Hill Elementary celebrated Columbus Day with boat races, hats and a parade.
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The class of 1956 of Effingham Academy held a reunion on Sept. 27 at Carey Hilliard's Restaurant. Eighteen classmates and 10 spouses attended.
In this election year, one political event stands popular with all parties, all challengers, and all incumbents: the "takeover" of the Georgia government by hundreds of the state's brightest teenagers. The agency sponsoring this and other Youth-in-Government programs, the State YMCA of Georgia, announces registration is open for the 2008 Youth Assembly, to be held Nov. 23-25 in Atlanta.
Students at Sand Hill Elementary learned about fire safety from member of the Effingham County Fire Department last week.
South Effingham Elementary School held an art show Friday with a piece of art on display by each student.
On Oct. 23, 50 students from Chatham, Bryan and Effingham County schools who attended the Aviation Career Day in April at the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum have been selected to receive an educational savings bond.
Two students from Effingham County were among 565 students recognized for scholastic achievement for the 2013 fall semester at Georgia Southwestern State University.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Kristian Page from Springfield earned a bachelor of science degree in outdoor education from Georgia College on Dec. 14.
The Effingham County Board of Education will hold its Jan. 23 meeting at a different location than usual.
A group of Effingham County students have been recognized as this year's winners of the annual MLK essay and poster contests.