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Schools start deal with state for career academy

The Effingham County Board of Education approved a one-year revocable license agreement with the state properties commission Wednesday.

June 26, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Guyton student receives Jimmy Rane Foundation scholarship

ABBEVILLE, Ala. - Teffany Reaves knows about hard times. She knows what it is like to wonder why she does not have things others have, to face an uncertain future. Seeing family difficulties firsthand at a young age could have been a discouragement to others, but Reaves responded by excelling in her studies.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS team wins district stock market game

ATLANTA - Even in a bad economy somebody can make money.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


New name, same mission for state’s technical college program

ATLANTA - It used to be said that Georgia's system of 33 technical colleges, the exciting programs they offer, and the great career opportunities that they create was one of the state's "best-kept secrets."

June 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ISE names new area rep

International Student Exchange, a leading non-profit high school exchange program with a regional office based in Cumming, is pleased to announce that Savannah resident Kathy Akcakanat is now an ISE area representative.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Gulfstream hands out scholarships to employee’s children

SAVANNAH - Gulfstream Aerospace has awarded 10 scholarships valued at $8,000 each to children of Gulfstream employees, including eight children of employees in Savannah.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Armstrong Atlantic names new VP for business, finance

SAVANNAH - David L. Carson has been appointed vice president for business and finance at Armstrong Atlantic State University effective July 28, following approval by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS honors mentors, students at WINS banquet

Effingham County High School recognized students and thanked their mentor volunteers at its first end of the year WINS banquet on May 28 at Ebenezer Retreat Center.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


STC to host Work Ready workshop

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College will host a Georgia Work Ready Business Workshop on June 10 in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah Campus, from 8:30 a.m.-noon.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Brevlow named to dean’s list

Lindsay Drevlow of Rincon has been named to the dean's list at Piedmont College after completing the recent spring semester with a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.99

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Reading all about it — and more

Taylor Anderson has broken the accelerated reader records at South Effingham Elementary School during the last few years.

June 21, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Donnell wins agriscience fair

Sarah Donnell represented the South Effingham FFA at the state FFA agriscience fair. She was the environmental science division 2 winner and will represent SEHS at the national convention this fall. She is also a Governor's Honors winner in environmental science and will be attending the summer honors program at Valdosta State University.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Strong elected state FCCLA vice president of peer education

Ashley Strong is ready to electrify students and the community about Family Career, and Community Leaders of America. With "Excellence Electrified" being the 2008-2009 theme, Strong wants everyone to see how FCCLA can bring excellence to the life of others.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Guyton, Ebenezer students announced as district young author winners

The Effingham County Board of Education is pleased to announce the district winners for the Young Georgia Authors' Competition. Each of these young, talented writers was a first place winner for their grade level, school and then within the First District RESA, which includes 18 counties in Georgia. Listed below are the names of each district winner followed by their winning story or poem:

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Outstanding student, employee are big winners at ECHS

Effingham County High School freshman Landon Snooks and science teacher/coach Wayne Munch are making some very special vacation plans after learning that they were lucky winners of the high school's second semester prize give-a-ways.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Students to make amends after food fight

Some Effingham County High School students have to make amends before being allowed to graduate, following an incident last week.

May 11, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Declaring their futures

More than 250 seniors from the Effingham County High School graduating class of 2016, which numbers 450, made their college choices known at the College ...

May 04, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Caring for cows earns UGa’s Alward student-employee award

Kayla Alward wins recognition for dedication to campus job - caring for dairy calves.

May 04, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Effingham Teacher of the Year a finalist for state honor

The reigning Effingham County teacher of the year, Ebenezer Middle School English and language arts teacher Heather Cocke, has been named one of 10 finalists ...

April 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Quick thinker

Anna Kate Taylor of South Effingham Elementary School won the Exchange Club of Effingham County's annual Quick Think-a-Thon, held at Ebenezer Middle School.

April 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Hillman among GSU’s winners at Savannah ADDYs

STATESBORO-Six Georgia Southern students, including Ashley Hillman of Bloomingdale, took home awards at the local level of the 2016 American Advertising Awards (ADDY) in ...

April 27, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Effingham Exchange Club honors students

The Exchange Club of Effingham County honored its ACE (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award nominees and its nominees for the Youth of the Year ...

April 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Three at SEHS named Georgia Scholars

South Effingham High School students Parker Gordy, Dallas McCorkendale and Matt Stier have been named Georgia Scholars.

April 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Georgia 4-H to enlist oysters to help fight Tybee erosion

This summer, Georgia 4-H is recruiting an army of oysters to help ensure the future of the organization's coastal environmental education center.

April 20, 2016 | Staff report | Education


GSU's Enactus team takes regional competition

The Georgia Southern Enactus team competed and won at the Enactus Regional Competition in Atlanta on April 1. The student-led organization focuses on providing economic ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Walls delivers as keynote speaker at SSU Honors Day

Richard Walls, a native of Springfield and a junior at Savannah State University was chosen recently to represent the College of Liberal Arts and Social ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Tuned into the all-state band

Four middle school students from Effingham County were selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association Middle School All State Band in Athens on ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Two Effingham students join Phi Kappa Phi honor society

BATON ROUGE, LA-The following local residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective ...

April 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


School system looking to boost budget at lower millage rate

The Effingham County School System is planning on a bigger budget for the coming fiscal year - but perhaps with a lower millage rate.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


State says OK to strategic waiver application

The state Department of Education has given its approval to the Effingham County School System's strategic waiver application.

April 13, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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