The Effingham County Board of Education recognized Allison Dyches at the meeting Thursday.
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.
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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.
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.
Every year, Marcie Crosby tries to involve her first grade class in a charity project.
South Effingham High School kicked off homecoming week with the Mizz SEHS pageant.
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.
Effingham County High School continued one of its homecoming traditions by holding thier annual parade through Springfield.
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The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.
All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.
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.
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.
Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.