The students and faculty at Rincon Elementary brought in many different types of donations for the animal shelter including food, toys and blankets.
The Effingham County 4-H held its annual banquet.
Pre-kindergarten applications for the 2009-10 school year are now available.
Cheryl Zettler has been the school counselor at Ebenezer Elementary for eight years.
Students from Effingham County Middle School will host a special Book Fair from Scholastic on Feb. 6, 9, 10 from to 8 a.m.-3:10 p.m., and on Feb. 11 and 12 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. to help raise funds for books and instructional resources for the media center.
Amanda Starling, the daughter of Skip and Dr. Nathalie Starling of Newington, and Michaela Lariscy, the daughter of Jeff and Kelli Lariscy of Guyton, were recently recognized as the first and second place winners of this year's Voice of Democracy (VOD) speech contest.
Twenty-one students from Effingham County will be interviewing soon for acceptance to the 2009 Georgia's Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.
STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University honors student Rose Marie Sheahan has been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Sheahan, an international studies major and University Honors Program student, will use the award for study at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies in Japan.
Ebenezer Middle School
The South Effingham High NJROTC cadets finished in the top five at Nease (Fla.) High School. The cadets finished fifth overall out of 16 teams.
Local students were awarded for posters and essays at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Youth Program.
The South Effingham High School NJROTC rifle team traveled to Augusta on Jan. 10 to sweep away the competition at the West Ashley High School rifle team meet.
Members of the Rotary Club of Effingham County honored the winners of the club's scholarships at their meeting Thursday.
F. Lamar Allen, the Effingham County Board of Education's District 3 representative and chairman, was recently elected to serve as a district director for the Georgia School Boards Association.
Four local students named to Mercer dean's list
Effingham County High School honor graduate Abi Johnson visited several colleges, but ultimately one offered something none of the others could.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Kate Long from Rincon earned a specialist in education degree majoring in special education from Georgia College during the spring commencement ceremonies.
A class of 410 graduates received their diplomas Friday at Effingham County High School's 2014 commencement.
The 2014 South Effingham High School graduating class was 325-strong Saturday night at The Corral.
The Effingham County Extension office recently introduced its 4-H'ers to their newest program, archery.