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Energy plan has saved school system $1 million

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.

November 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


STC enrollment up 23.2 percent for fall for record number of students

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.

November 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


STC awards scholarships for academic excellence and community service

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College students have been selected to receive Faculty and Staff Scholarships for 2009-10.

November 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Essay contest deadline Dec. 1

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?"

November 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Sunday declared ‘Retired Educators Day’

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.

October 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


SEMS names September Citizens of the month

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.

October 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


STC Foundation board appoints new trustees

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.

October 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


GSU offers short course for fiber optics technicians

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.

October 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS’ Edwards wins state FFA CDE

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.

October 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Hoots and howls: A Halloween day adventure

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.

October 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Cayton speaks at annual dining-out

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.

October 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Savannah State to host visitation

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.

October 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Crowning glory

October 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Getting dirty: Young and old work together

Mrs. B's Pre-K partnered with the "big kids" of Ms. Benson's agriscience class for a fun-filled activity.

October 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Savannah Tech enrollment tops 5,000 for first time

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.

October 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


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The world comes to GES

Yvette Carr, manager of Burns World Travel in Springfield, recently spoke to the third-grade students at Guyton Elementary School.

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers show their thanks

Thanksgiving brought not only turkey and dressing this year, but also several opportunities for 4-H'ers to express their thanks within the community.

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students recognized

Effingham students make Berry dean's list

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS FFA team takes third place in livestock judging

The Effingham County High School FFA livestock judging team recently competed in the Area IV FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


FFA members attend annual national convention

Students from Effingham County and South Effingham FFA chapters attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 28-Nov. 1.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong named to STEM Jobs Approved College list

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.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham County High NHS chapter enjoys service

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.

December 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board set to adopt calendars for next two years

The Effingham County Board of Education expects at its December meeting to approve the calendars for the next two school years.

December 02, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECCA robotics class gets in gear

Not every student gets to design, build and test robots in class.

December 02, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


State school board proposes changes to Common Core standards

People in Effingham County, and across the state, can give feedback to education leaders on proposed revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards.

December 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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