Eric Harris, energy education coordinator for the Effingham County Board of Education announced that the school system has passed the $1 million dollar mark in energy savings as of this month.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College enrollment has reached an all-time high for fall quarter 2009 with 5,559 students enrolled, representing a 23.2 percent increase above fall quarter 2008 when 4,514 students were enrolled.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College students have been selected to receive Faculty and Staff Scholarships for 2009-10.
ARLINGTON, VA. - High school students and their teachers are being reminded that the Bill of Rights Institute's national Being An American Essay Contest deadline is soon approaching. The contest asks students to share their thoughts on American citizenship by answering the question: "What civic value do you believe is most essential to being an American?"
A group of retired educators met with County Commission chairman, Dusty Zeigler, for the purpose of declaring Nov. 1 as Georgia Retired Educator's Day.
Citizenship has become an "unofficial theme" for the year for students at South Effingham Middle School. Principal Pete Iott promotes the importance of maintaining good citizenship to the students on a daily basis.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Technical College Foundation Board of Trustees proudly announces three new members. Joining the board are: Bates Lovett of Savannah, a partner at HunterMaclean, Dr. J. Michael Moore of Rincon, a consultant with James F. Buckley and Associates, and Whip Triplett of Savannah, executive vice president of North Point Hospitality Group.
First-come, first-registered is the rule for future fiber optics technicians taking Georgia Southern University's three limited-enrollment short courses this fall in Savannah.
Effingham County High School FFA member Jesse Edwards recently won the Georgia State Future Farmers of America Agricultural Tractor and Machinery Safety, Operations and Maintenance Career Development Event.
Savannah, Oatland Island Wildlife Center will have a Halloween day adventure with "Hoots and Howls" on Oct. 31 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Effingham County High School Air Force Junior ROTC held its annual dining-out with guest speaker Andy Cayton. Cayton is retired from the Army where he served as a helicopter pilot for Special Operations and is now a professional balloonist who has set multiple records. He spoke to the students about ballooning including the different types of balloons, and how they are operated. He also explained how his time in the military helped to give him the discipline he needs in ballooning.
SAVANNAH-Savannah State University will host its fall open campus visitation day for prospective students on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. in Tiger Arena.
Mrs. B's Pre-K partnered with the "big kids" of Ms. Benson's agriscience class for a fun-filled activity.
SAVANNAH – Record numbers of students packed into classrooms, hallways and parking lots at Savannah Technical College for the first day of the fall quarter. Early numbers show that 5,140 students are enrolled, marking a 12 percent increase from last year at this time when enrollment was 4,585 and a 34 percent increase over the summer quarter.
Yvette Carr, manager of Burns World Travel in Springfield, recently spoke to the third-grade students at Guyton Elementary School.
Thanksgiving brought not only turkey and dressing this year, but also several opportunities for 4-H'ers to express their thanks within the community.
Effingham students make Berry dean's list
The Effingham County High School FFA livestock judging team recently competed in the Area IV FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event.
Students from Effingham County and South Effingham FFA chapters attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 28-Nov. 1.
Armstrong State University has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges by Victory Media and will be featured in the winter 2015 issue of STEM Jobs magazine. Armstrong was one of only 123 schools nationwide to be named as a STEM Jobs Approved College.
The Effingham County High School chapter of the National Honor Society has had the privilege to serve its community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity over the last couple of months.
The Effingham County Board of Education expects at its December meeting to approve the calendars for the next two school years.
Not every student gets to design, build and test robots in class.
People in Effingham County, and across the state, can give feedback to education leaders on proposed revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards.