Fifth graders at Blandford Elementary got a glimpse of what Civil War life was really like.
Marlow Learning Center and Central Learning Center had a tailgate party for both schools before the South Effingham High School-Effingham County High School football game.
Blandford Elementary kindergarten students recently welcomed the fall season with an AppleFest.
Let's face it, for many working parents with children in school, fixing a nutritious breakfast is the last thing we have time for in the morning. In fact, we're lucky to get a bowl of sugary cereal in their stomachs before the bus arrives and, if they're teenagers, we're relieved to see them grab a Pop-Tart on their way out the door.
The Effingham County Board of Education is pleased to announce that Amanda Starling, a sophomore at South Effingham High School, has been selected to serve on State Superintendent Kathy Cox's Student Advisory Committee.
Effingham Herald Publisher Karen Tanksley, left, congratulates Janine Manior as the Effingham County School System teacher of the year.
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The principal, Daniel A. Noel, of South Effingham High School announced that Rebecca E. Callaway and Jeffery J. Hancock have been named Commended Students in the 2009 National Merit Scholarship program.
Springfield Elementary and Effingham County Middle School have seven students who have had the honor of receiving Excellence in Media Production at the International Student Media Festival.
The Effingham Academy class of 1953, the first class to graduate from 12 grades, celebrated with a dinner at the Clyo Homemakers' Clubhouse on Sept. 20 at 5 p.m. Twenty-two people were in attendance. Ten of the original 20 classmates were present.
SNELLVILLE –– One of the region's most highly anticipated band competitions is set for Oct. 4 at South Gwinnett High School in Snellville.
As long as the car had four wheels, a healthy stereo and could carry me from Point A to Point B, I was a satisfied teenager. I lived for that 7:57 a.m. arrival in my Ford. No matter what temperature, the air would carry my blaring tunes out my rolled down windows into the sleepy, high school parking lot. The high point of my day was over the moment I pulled into my spot, ran into class and began classes.
The Effingham County High School Future Business Leaders of America club will be hosting its third annual Little Mr. and Miss Rebel pageant on Nov. 1.
Effingham County school officials are looking into an online video that is purported to have shown South Effingham High School football players making profane and derogatory comments about their in-county rivals.
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.
A vibrant addition to the Blandford Elementary commons area represents the school's diverse student body.