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.
Effingham County High School senior Jessica Friday was recognized Thursday as the systemwide STAR student by the Effingham Rotary Club, where she and students from South Effingham High School were recognized.
The Effingham County Board of Education plans to decide by the end of March on the design for the new Rincon Elementary School.
SYLVANIA - Cadets with Effingham Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol took to the skies recently, participating in orientation flights (O-flights) at Plantation Airpark.
South Effingham High School alumna Megan Johnson was crowned Miss Georgia Southern University on Saturday night.
Hall named to dean's list at Clemson University
The Coastal Empire Bee Association made a $500 contribution to Effingham County 4-H's bee club.
The 2014 South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team hosted its end-of-season banquet and each girl was given a certificate and a plaque for having an undefeated season and winning the region championship.
The Effingham County High School Interact Club participated in Effingham Day at the Capitol from Jan. 25-27.
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:
The Effingham County School System is on track to be accredited for five more years.
The local Woodmen of the World chapter has started a new scholarship program for Effingham County students.
Effingham County High School's chapter of Future Business Leaders of America observed FBLA Week by honoring ECHS teachers and raising money for the March of Dimes.
ATLANTA - Eight students from Effingham County attained academic honors for fall 2014 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the undergraduate students who were named presidential scholars or achieved the dean's list for fall semester.