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Trio earn national board certification

Effingham County Board of Education members recognized three teachers - Dr. Freddie Waltz, Lynda Hill and Grady Zittrouer - for earning national board certification Wednesday.

March 29, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Scholarships the big winners at auction

Community members came out to Effingham County High School in support of the Young Farmer Scholarship Auction on Tuesday.

March 29, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Effingham Christian students advance to Georgia Science and Engineering Fair

Six Effingham Christian students competed in the Savannah Ogeechee Regional Science and Engineering Fair in February.

March 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


EMS students make all-state chorus

Eight students from Ebenezer Middle School recently participated in the Georgia Music Educator's Association (GMEA) All-state Chorus held in Savannah Feb. 21-22.

March 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham County schools kindergarten registration begins March 31

The Effingham County Board of Education has scheduled Kindergarten registration for the week of March 31–April 4.

March 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Thursday last day to purchase tickets for Pizzazz Choir’s dinner theater

The award-winning Ebenezer Middle School Pizzazz Show Choir, under the direction of Lawanda Allen, will present its fourth annual dinner theater March 28-29 at the school.

March 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


BOE wants to take a good look at itself

Effingham County Board of Education members took the first step toward becoming a standards board Saturday when they discussed their first self-evaluation.

March 27, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


STC to host HOPE info sessions on technical communications certificate

SAVANNAH - The Technical Communications Certificate Program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require strong communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too - it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.

March 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham 4-H’ers storm the rock for project achievement competition

In February, 12 of Effingham's own, grades 7-12, traveled to Rock Eagle in Eatonton to compete in 4-H Project Achievement at the district level. These bright hardworking young people each prepared a portfolio (formally known as a record book) of all of their activities in the 2007 calendar year.

March 25, 2008 | Jan M. Hall Special to the Herald | Education


Schools want better, faster information

Effingham County school board members learned there's a need for a new student information system.

March 25, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


STC earns two national awards

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has won two Gold Awards for its marketing and recruitment efforts in the 23rd Annual Admissions Advertising Awards, a national competition for college and university marketing professionals. The "Hire education" ad series won in the category of newspaper advertising; program summary brochures won in the brochure category.

March 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS boosts its United Way contributions by 600 percent

SEHS Super Heroes did an outstanding job for the 2007 United Way campaign.

March 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


South Effingham February scholars and citizens announced

South Effingham Elementary School recognized students for February.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS FFA team places at area agricultural mechanics career development event

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.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


CCA prepares for Usborne book fair March 3-7

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.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Blankenship initiated into Phi Kappa Phi

Mark Blankenship Jr. of Rincon was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Blankenship was initiated at Georgia Southern University.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


South Effingham’s Sapp takes first place at state FFA convention

MACON- Caroline Sapp of South Effingham placed first in the goat production proficiency competition at the 87th Georgia FFA state convention, held at the Macon Centreplex.

May 19, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School board chooses IE2 governance model

The Effingham County Board of Education has chosen the IE2 model for its system of governance, following a unanimous vote at its May 6 meeting.

May 19, 2015 | Patrick Donahue | Education


School lunch prices going up by 15 cents

School lunch prices are going up next year and could be increasing over the next several years.

May 19, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


ECMS holds math and science night

From liquid nitrogen used to make dipping dots to flying simulated aircraft to shaking to make butter to baby alligators to the potato gun, the annual Effingham County Middle School math and science night had plenty from which to choose and learn.

May 12, 2015 | Staff report | Education


A fond farewell to school system’s retirees

Nearly 500 years of experience in education were celebrated during the Effingham County School System's annual retirement ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

May 12, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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