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Schools trying to prepare, adjust for student growth

Parents had the opportunity to hear plans for a possible redistricting of the Guyton, Marlow and Sand Hill school districts Thursday night.

February 21, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


SEMS chorus members make their pitch

Students in South Effingham Middle School's chorus helped to demonstrate teaching techniques at a music teachers' conference in Savannah last week.

February 21, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Parents anxious over school zoning proposal

Parents voiced concerns over plans to move students from Guyton Elementary and Marlow Elementary to Sand Hill Elementary at a public hearing Thursday.

February 21, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


3 area students named to dean's list at VSU

Three area students have been named to the fall 2007 dean's list at Valdosta State University in Valdosta. They include Carrie Rahn of Clyo, Tori Amanda Gay of Guyton and Kelly Erin Harper of Guyton.

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Hill places third at state FFA event

Effingham County High FFA member Jeremy Hill recently placed third in the State FFA Agricultural Electrification Career Development Event.

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Returning the gift with a gift

At Christmas, Rincon Elementary had the privilege of making Christmas cards for Senior Master Sgt. Walters who was serving in Iraq. His wife Pat is a fourth grade teacher at the school. He came to tell the students how much the cards meant to him while he was away from home. He patiently answered many questions from the boys and girls. He presented Mrs. Debi Atkins' first grade class and Mrs.Carol Bishop's third grade class (right) with American flags that had been flown over Iraq on Dec. 25, and he also gave the classes beautiful certificates. He was ...

February 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


STC to offer airframe, powerplant course

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College is offering an airframe and powerplant certification prep course for aircraft maintenance technicians wishing to take the next step in their career by earning their airframe and powerplant license.

February 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS students beat the market

ATLANTA - The way stock markets performed this fall, it was enough to make even the most seasoned investors queasy. Gains were quickly offset by losses - up on interest rate cuts, down on credit crunch news, up on employment news, down on energy costs.

February 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


A new revolution in fitness for Rincon Elementary

Students at Rincon Elementary have a new game to participate in during physical education as the school recently received "Dance, Dance Revolution," along with a Play Station 2 as another option to keep students moving.

February 12, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Williams, Callanan at GSU Scholars Showcase

More than 100 outstanding high school seniors were recently invited to attend Georgia Southern University's third annual Southern Scholars Showcase at its main campus in Statesboro.

February 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Young named special education teacher of year

February 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Drevlow named dean's scholar at Piedmont

Lindsay Drevlow of Rincon has been named a dean's scholar at Piedmont College after completing the recent fall semester with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.

February 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS FFA hosts annual wildlife supper, Christmas party

February 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Special recognition for special education efforts

The Effingham County Board of Education has been recognized by the state Department of Education for excellence in education of students with disabilities.

February 07, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


GMAT testing available at Ga. Southern in February

The Graduate Management Admissions Test will be offered at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro Feb. 2, 5 and 6. Testing will be conducted in the GMAT Mobile Testing Center, which will be located in the College of Business Administration lot on Forest Drive on the Georgia Southern campus.

February 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Lamb to compete for Miss ABAC

TIFTON - Leslie Lamb, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."

October 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students post best ACT scores

The Effingham County School System saw its best-ever results on the ACT college admissions test this year, according to data provided by school officials.

October 14, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Pre-K week kicks off with guest readers

Special guests from the community are visiting Effingham County schools this week and reading books to pre-kindergarten students for Georgia Pre-K Week.

October 07, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEMS cheerleaders win at Jeff Davis

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place at their first competition this season, held at Jeff Davis Middle School.

October 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Celebrate Armstrong to be held this week

Armstrong State University will host the second annual Celebrate Armstrong weekend Oct. 9-11. The community is invited to join in this celebration of everything Armstrong.

October 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Luke Bryan Farm Tour to aid GSU scholarships

Georgia Southern University alum and country singer Luke Bryan will visit the Statesboro area during his annual Farm Tour at Perry Field Wednesday in Claxton.

October 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Kieffer turns business background into top teaching

Effingham County's 2014-15 teacher of the year took a non-traditional route into the education field.

October 07, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Diploma is worth the wait

Six-and-a-half decades after what would have been his final year of high school, a local Korean War veteran received his diploma.

October 07, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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