Nearly 200 outstanding high school seniors recently attended Georgia Southern University's second annual Southern Leadership Excellence Academics and Dedication (LEAD) Conference at its main campus in Statesboro.
ATLANTA - The Department of Human Resources' 270 After School and Summer Learning programs serve thousands of students across the state each year.
Springfield Elementary School is using a "Rocky" theme "Knocking Out" the CRCT as they prepare to take the state test.
Emilia Truluck, an eighth grader at South Effingham Middle School and daughter of Richard and Becky Truluck of Rincon, is living proof that determination and hard work do pay off.
Savannah Technical College will offer two free interviewing seminars April 21 to help students and local job seekers develop their professional image, strengthen their interviewing techniques and increase awareness of the importance of polished communications - both verbal and nonverbal - in the interview. Sessions will be held at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the college's Effingham Campus, Highway 21 between Springfield and Rincon.
STATESBORO-More than 200 outstanding high school seniors recently attended Georgia Southern University's sixth annual Scholars' Day at its main campus in Statesboro.
South Effingham High School hosted a fashion show Saturday. All of the designs, hair and makeup were created by the students.
Isaiah Broomfield, a junior at South Effingham High School, won the Class AAA state title for boys essay at the recent Georgia High School Association Literary Meet held at Houston County High School. Broomfield was the only Effingham County student to advance to the state competition.
Writing scores for Effingham County eighth graders improved 15 percent from last year's scores, Assistant Superintendent Gregg Arnsdorff said at Wednesday's board of education meeting.
Effingham County students participated in aviaiton career day at the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum on Thursday.
SAVANNAH – The Savannah Technical College Community Council will host the second annual Tribute to Community STARs (Savannah Tech's Achievement Recognition) this spring, honoring some 25 individuals, nominated for their service and dedication at work or in the community. The luncheon event will be held on April 9 at noon in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah campus, 5717 White Bluff Rd.
South Effingham Middle School hosted its career day on March 7.
Whitney Smith, FFA secretary at South Effingham High School, competed at the Area level discussion meet in Twin City at ECI on March 4. There were eight other schools participating in this event.
Recently, South Effingham Middle School students participated in the National Geographic Bee.
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.
Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:
Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:
Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:
One tenet of the Effingham College and Career Academy is that preparing students for careers is not a one-size-fits-all process.
Students from Grace Academy are learning at a young age to help others in their community.