Rincon Elementary held timed math tests for students in first through fifth grade. First and second grade students were timed doing addition problems, while students in third through fifth grade had multiplication challenges.
School Superintendent Randy Shearouse, Assistant Superintendent Greg Arnsdorff and school board members Lamar Allen (Chairman, Dist. 3) and James Dasher (Dist. 4), took advantage of Effingham Day at the Capitol on Jan. 26 to express their concerns about Gov. Sonny Perdue's proposed 2010 budget.
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Effingham County High School's principal told school board members how his school has put in place its improvement plan.
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
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced president's list honorees, each of whom earned a 4.0 grade point average for two consecutive semesters during the 2013-14 academic school year.
AMERICUS - Three Effingham County students were among the 300 graduates from Georgia Southwestern State University at the spring 2014 commencement ceremony in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center.
Girls in kindergarten-seventh grade are invited to participate in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp hosted by the South Effingham High School cheerleaders.
Four students from Blandford Elementary School were honored recently at the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon in Atlanta.
Hank Miles and Casie Wilson are the recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's fourth annual academic scholarships.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 247th commencement exercises.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS), focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions. The grant is funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America.
Boosted by a substantial increase in economics scores, Effingham County's high school students fared better than the state averages in every subject of Georgia's end of course test this spring.
Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.
David Lariscy enlisted in the Army National Guard while he was still in high school, and he plans to continue serving in the military while pursuing careers in engineering and education.
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