International Paper helped the kindergarten students at Guyton Elementary School celebrate Earth Day by donating butterfly kits and ant farms for each of the kindergarten classrooms. They also donated sunflower challenge kits for each of the kindergarten students.
On Saturday evening, South Effingham Middle School held its second annual Miss SEMS pageant with 19 young ladies competing for the title. This year's theme was "Surfer Girls."
Dr. C.B. Rathburn was formally announced as the third president of Texas A&M University-Texarkana on Wednesday afternoon.
Thanks to the Workplace Readiness Program at South Effingham High School, freshman Caleb Hazzard knows what he doesn't want to do after he graduates from high school.
Jennifer Keeler, a third grade teacher at Rincon Elementary School, was asked to present at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) 2008 Annual Meeting and Exposition, which took place in Salt Lake City, Utah, April 9-12.
The Effingham County Board of Education is moving forward with plans to implement a new student information system. If all goes as planned, the system will be implemented in January.
South Effingham High School students hosted International Food Night Thursday in an effort to raise money for the Imperial Sugar Refinery victims and families.
April 25 has been designated as Gifted Education Day in Georgia. In 1996, Gov. Zell Miller designated the last Friday in April as a special day to honor the many educators and parents who work tirelessly to provide support for Georgia's gifted children.
The South Effingham High School drama club will be performing the musical "Godspell" on May 2, 3 and 4 in the high school cafeteria.
CARROLLTON-Jason Phillip Soucy of Rincon was named one of the outstanding honors college students at the University of West Georgia's annual Academic Honors Convocation.
SAVANNAH - On Wednesday at noon in the Eckburg Auditorium, Savannah Technical College will efresh its Web site for the public.
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.
The Effingham County High School FFA livestock judging team recently competed in the Area IV FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event.
Students from Effingham County and South Effingham FFA chapters attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 28-Nov. 1.
Armstrong State University has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges by Victory Media and will be featured in the winter 2015 issue of STEM Jobs magazine. Armstrong was one of only 123 schools nationwide to be named as a STEM Jobs Approved College.
The Effingham County High School chapter of the National Honor Society has had the privilege to serve its community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity over the last couple of months.
The Effingham County Board of Education expects at its December meeting to approve the calendars for the next two school years.
Not every student gets to design, build and test robots in class.
People in Effingham County, and across the state, can give feedback to education leaders on proposed revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards.