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SEHS FFA senior officers assist with Treutlen golf tournament

On Oct. 5 SEHS Senior FFA officers assisted the Treutlen boys home charity golf tournament to help raise money for the operations of the Treutlen House. The golf tournament was a huge success and a great way to help those in need.

November 22, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


MRSA 'super bug' prevention

Although there are no known cases of MRSA in Effingham County at this time, the goal is to practice preventive measures and keep everyone informed.

November 20, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Two Effingham schools recognized for outstanding student achievement

Two Effingham County schools have been recognized by the state of Georgia under the state's Single Statewide Accountability System (SSAS), which is mandated by law under No Child Left Behind. Both schools will receive banners and a commendation from Gov. Sonny Perdue.

November 20, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS band hosts haunting fundraiser

The annual ECHS Rebel Regiment marching band haunted house is being held at the Effingham County Recreation Department.

November 20, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Students check out schools at PROBE Fair at SEHS

South Effingham High School hosted the Georgia PROBE Fair on Oct. 25 with 44 post-secondary institutions represented.

November 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


STC sets new enrollment record

SAVANNAH - For the first time in its history, Savannah Technical College enrollment has topped 4,000 students, according to the first official accounting for fall quarter 2007 (DTAE seven-day report) which reports enrollment at the state's 33 technical colleges. With a total of 4,086 students enrolled, only Chattahoochee, Central Georgia, Augusta and Gwinnett technical colleges are larger.

November 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Retired Educators Day to be observed Nov. 4

By the Governor of the state of Georgia

November 17, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Marlow Elementary puts some bark in its reading bite

Marlow Elementary students who met their accelerated reader goal for the first nine weeks were treated to a dog show Thursday.

November 15, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


The Marching Mustangs at the Coastal Empire Classic

November 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


SEMS students awarded for academic achievement

On Oct. 9, South Effingham Middle School eighth grade Roadrunners team had an awards ceremony giving medals to those students who had the highest averages in each academic subject each period. They also awarded a citizenship award, principal's award and top AR points. Students with perfect attendance for the nine weeks were given certificates and all students meeting the AR goal were given certificates.

November 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS valedictorian earns top honors at West Point

Jayne Rhode, 2004 graduate and class valedictorian of South Effingham High School, has recently earned top honors at West Point Military Academy. Cadet Rhode, daughter of John and Mary Rhode who now reside in New York, received the Superintendent's Award for Excellence, the Distinguished Cadet Award as well as the top physical fitness award for a female in her class.

November 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS Rebel Regiment hosts annual Coastal Empire Classic

November 15, 2007 | Photos by Sandi Van Orden Video by Brittany McNair | Education


Springfield students walk for diabetes

November 15, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Parents, students participate in college night at SEHS

On Oct. 16, approximately 500 students and parents gathered at South Effingham High School for a night filled with a myriad of post-secondary information.

November 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Walk in the Forest is no ordinary walk in the woods

Fourth grade students from Guyton Elementary, Marlow Elementary and Bryan County Elementary spent Friday learning about forestry and conservation at the Warnell Forest Education Center.

November 11, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


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4-H hits the beach and more at Burton Center

Effingham County Junior 4-H'ers traveled a short distance this year to experience fun in the sun at their summer camp getaway. This year's camping spot was the 4-H Burton Center on Tybee Island.

August 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn dean’s list honors at UGA

The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.

August 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local ag teachers attend summer leadership event

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.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


YMCA taking applications for Christian Leadership Academy

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.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ASU to hold ‘Start Strong, Start Now’

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.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong honored for its support of veterans, active duty

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.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Savannah Tech’s Vendeville named chef educator of the year

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.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


King receives Georgia Power scholarship

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.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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