Roman Catholics, outraged by the indoctrination of their children through the reading of the King James version of the Holy Bible in public schools of the 19th century, petitioned New York Public Schools for a redress of their grievances - grievances which were supported by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
Students from Effingham County High School, South Effingham High School and Screven County High School met with Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie and Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile to place a red ribbon at the county line.
Two former South Effingham High School students have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP (Advanced Placement) exams they took last spring during the senior year.
Here are some of the letters from the students in Kelli White's gifted language arts enrichment class at South Effingham Middle School. The Herald is running the letters, from sixth, seventh and eighth graders, in installments.
Laura Sellers first grade class at Guyton Elementary participated in Scholastic's Classrooms Care program and read 100 books in a month. As a result Scholastic will donate books to a school in Jackson County, Ky., that has very limited funding for new books.