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.
Macy Crosby of Marlow Elementary School won the Quick Think-a-Thon on Friday at Effingham County Middle School.
Two Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC students were recently selected to attend the prestigious Air Force Aerospace and Technology Honors Camp this summer, the Air Force recently announced.
March's scholars for first grade are: Caleb Radcliffe, Hayden Rainey, Garrett Stokes, Cierra Lancaster, Thomas Patterson; second grade: Drake Caldwell, Katelinn Sturdevant, Nathan Simon, Emily Tibbetts, Lincoln Harley; third grade: Shannon Killian, Levi Smith, Sabrina Jones, Christian Walton, Dalton Blair, Emily Green; fourth grade: Hannah Harrington, Jed Bishop, Hunter Felix, Mitchell Simon; fifth grade: Justin Smalls, Gabbi Brown, Bailey Duke, Brooke Brabham and Megan Miller.
For 30 years, Netha Howard has served as Effingham County school system's food service coordinator.
Students at South Effingham High School will be hosting a fashion show featuring student designs on Saturday at 7 p.m.
On Feb. 27 the Utilities Protection Center of Georgia's mascot, Digger Dog, visited students in second and third grades at Sand Hill Elementary School to encourage students "Call Before You Dig."
SAVANNAH - Ron Jackson, commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, will deliver the commencement address at Savannah Technical College's spring graduation. Commencement exercises are scheduled for April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnny Mercer Theatre of the Savannah Civic Center to a potentially record number of graduates and their families.
More than 300 students, parents, teachers and friends celebrated Agriculture Day in Georgia March 13 with Commissioner Tommy Irvin, Gov. Sonny Perdue and numerous state senators and representatives. The 73 award winners in the annual essay and art contests ate breakfast at the Agriculture Department before participating in the Capitol ceremony.
Lauren Thompson, a seventh grade student at South Effingham Middle School, has been awarded the honor of representing her school and the Evermore Farm middle school equestrian team at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association hunt seat national finals on April 18 in West Springfield, Mass.
Heather Martin a junior at South Effingham High School won a state contest to create the logo for the career academies in Georgia.
Yvette Carr, manager of Burns World Travel in Springfield, recently spoke to the third-grade students at Guyton Elementary School.
Thanksgiving brought not only turkey and dressing this year, but also several opportunities for 4-H'ers to express their thanks within the community.
Effingham students make Berry dean's list
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.