South Effingham Elementary School recognized students for February.
The South Effingham High School FFA agricultural mechanics team recently placed fifth at the Area IV ag mechanics career development devent. The event was held at Johnson County High School on Feb. 11.
Students at Covenant Christian Academy are looking forward to a different kind of book fair this year. The school, in its third year, has traditionally held a book fair in the spring. Headmaster Martin Wilkins commented on the new direction the school has chosen for this activity.
On Feb. 19, South Effingham FFA members participated in the Effingham County FFA Alumni livestock show at the Effingham County Fairgrounds.
On Jan. 16, Ebenezer Elementary participated in the Effingham County Multiplication Challenge.
South Effingham High School students are raising money for Muscular Dystrophy by selling shamrocks.
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund, in conjunction with Savannah Chatham County Public Schools and Hispanic Outreach and Leadership (HOLA) at Armstrong Atlantic State University, will host a "College is Possible!" town hall meeting from 6-8 p.m., March 11 in the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St.
Effingham County's first middle school show choir, "Pizazz," was created in 2000 when Lowlander Allen taught full time at Effingham County Middle School.
The South Effingham Middle School Mustangs competed in the Science Olympiad regional tournament at South Georgia College in Douglas on Feb. 9.
Each month Effingham 4-H'ers from fifth thru 12th grades are given the opportunity to participate in service learning projects.
Guyton Elementary School has recently received the Dance Revolution program in which many teachers and students are enjoying. This is a pilot program from the state demonstrating an integrated collaboration between the health promotion and school health programs and 23 partnering schools from eight different public school systems.
Armstrong Atlantic State University will host the 8th Science in Savannah symposium on Feb. 27-29 in the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St.
In order to be consistent with the Georgia State Board of Education, state Rep. Jon Burns has introduced a bill to the Legislature that will amend an act reconstituting the Board of Education of Effingham County.
SAVANNAH - All third, fourth and fifth grade Georgia students are invited to help show why protecting Georgia's rock outcrops is important by submitting personal artwork to the Georgia Conservancy's 8th Annual Home Sweet Home Habitat Art Contest.
TIFTON - Leslie Lamb, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."
The Effingham County School System saw its best-ever results on the ACT college admissions test this year, according to data provided by school officials.
Special guests from the community are visiting Effingham County schools this week and reading books to pre-kindergarten students for Georgia Pre-K Week.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place at their first competition this season, held at Jeff Davis Middle School.
Armstrong State University will host the second annual Celebrate Armstrong weekend Oct. 9-11. The community is invited to join in this celebration of everything Armstrong.
Georgia Southern University alum and country singer Luke Bryan will visit the Statesboro area during his annual Farm Tour at Perry Field Wednesday in Claxton.
Effingham County's 2014-15 teacher of the year took a non-traditional route into the education field.
Six-and-a-half decades after what would have been his final year of high school, a local Korean War veteran received his diploma.