South Effingham High School's business classes took field trips on April 8 and April 15 to tour Citizen's Bank in Springfield. Students attending the field trip are currently enrolled in business essentials, workplace readiness and accounting classes.
More than 700 students traveled to Athens to compete in the 60th Annual Georgia Science and Engineering Fair. Among those competing were three of Effingham's own students: Bryce Blewett (ECMS), Tierney Hagan (ECMS), and Chris Mitchell (SEMS).
Several South Effingham High School students earned top spots in Georgia's recent National French Contest. French teacher Valerie Granzow announced that several scored in the top 10 percent in the state.
Mark Blankenship Jr. of Rincon was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Blankenship was initiated at Georgia Southern University.
From liquid nitrogen used to make dipping dots to flying simulated aircraft to shaking to make butter to baby alligators to the potato gun, the annual Effingham County Middle School math and science night had plenty from which to choose and learn.