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Board regonizes student accomplishment

The Effingham County Board of Education recognized Allison Dyches at the meeting Thursday.

December 13, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Bus drivers put education on the move

It may be the best-kept secret in town. You work about three hours each day, you're eligible for health and dental insurance and the state's retirement plan and you're off during the months of June and July plus various holidays. The pay isn't too shabby either - up to $1,200 per month. If you're interested, the Effingham County Board of Education invites you to "climb on board" and become a school bus driver.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Homecoming queens crowned

ECHS Homecoming Court

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


MRSA: easy steps to prevent infection

There has been much media attention recently about MRSA, a specific antibiotic resistant staph infection occurring throughout our nation. The Effingham County school system is concerned about updating and clarifying the information to help increase understanding and how to prevent the infection.

December 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Herrington picked to lead Effingham campus of STC

SAVANNAH - Laurie A. Herrington has been appointed director of instruction for the Effingham Campus of Savannah Technical College, effective Oct. 15. She will be responsible for all aspects of campus development and operation.

November 29, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Special Olympics held in bowling, basketball

November 29, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Marlow Elementary Fall Festival

November 29, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Blandford students plant tulip bulbs for Red Ribbon Week

November 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Elementary school honor rolls

Blandford Elementary

November 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Guyton students raise funds for charity

Every year, Marcie Crosby tries to involve her first grade class in a charity project.

November 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


There she isn't, Mizz South Effingham

South Effingham High School kicked off homecoming week with the Mizz SEHS pageant.

November 25, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


School system lands career academy grant

The Effingham County School System has been awarded a $3.2 million grant for a career academy. The grant is awarded through Gov. Sonny Perdue's Georgia Career Academies Project.

November 25, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


ECHS celebrates homecoming with a parade

Effingham County High School continued one of its homecoming traditions by holding thier annual parade through Springfield.

November 25, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


SEHS homecoming celebrations

November 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Free SAT or ACT offered to juniors and seniors

Student guidelines for free SAT:

November 24, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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Local students earn dean’s list honors at UGA

The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.

August 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local ag teachers attend summer leadership event

Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 405 teachers from across the state who attended the annual Georgia Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association Summer Leadership Conference in July on Jekyll Island.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


YMCA taking applications for Christian Leadership Academy

The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership done from a Christian perspective.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ASU to hold ‘Start Strong, Start Now’

Armstrong State University will waive the application fee at a one-day-only registration event where prospective students will be able to get admitted and register for fall classes all in one day. Walk-ins are welcome.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong honored for its support of veterans, active duty

Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students. The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved institutions to partner with Veterans Affairs to help cover expenses that exceed the thresholds established under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Savannah Tech’s Vendeville named chef educator of the year

Jean Yves Vendeville, department chair and instructor at Savannah Technical College, received the American Culinary Federation 2014 Chef Educator of the Year Award and $5,000 during the ACF National Convention held in Kansas City, Mo.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


King receives Georgia Power scholarship

Jaret King, son of Georgia Power employee Dinah King at the company's Springfield office, is one of 21 students to receive a Georgia Power scholarship.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEES ready to start the year, with a new leader

South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.

July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECSO urges safety, caution with start of school year

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Schools to hold council elections

All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Digging into archaelogical field school

The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and professor Victor Thompson of the University of Georgia recently completed a joint five-week archaeological field school on Ossabaw Island.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to match $2,500 REACH scholarships

Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel recently announced the University will double-match funds for the needs-based, Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholarship program. During the program, REACH scholars receive a renewable annual tuition scholarship of $2,500 for use at a HOPE-eligible institution. Georgia Southern will increase the amount to $5,000.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to become tobacco-free campus Friday

Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Chamber collecting school supplies for students in need

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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