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Bill to bring school board member qualifications in line with state's

In order to be consistent with the Georgia State Board of Education, state Rep. Jon Burns has introduced a bill to the Legislature that will amend an act reconstituting the Board of Education of Effingham County.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Third, fourth, fifth graders invited to submit artwork for state contest

SAVANNAH - All third, fourth and fifth grade Georgia students are invited to help show why protecting Georgia's rock outcrops is important by submitting personal artwork to the Georgia Conservancy's 8th Annual Home Sweet Home Habitat Art Contest.

March 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


STARs keep shining

Effingham County High School senior Jessica Friday was recognized Thursday as the systemwide STAR student by the Effingham Rotary Club, where she and students from South Effingham High School were recognized.

March 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Carson Hunt wins Invention Convention

March 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


BOE adopts new elementary school zones

The Effingham County Board of Education approved a redistricting plan that will move approximately 150 students from Guyton and Marlow elementaries to Sand Hill Elementary.

March 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Foster teens scholarship accepting applications

The Celebration of Excellence program, which provides scholarships to foster teens bound for college or vocational school, has opened its application process for the 2008 program year.

March 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Tifton to hold natural resources conservation workshop in June

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton will host this years Natural Resources Conservation Workshop (NRCW) June 8-12 for students ages 15 and 18 who have not graduated from high school, from all around Georgia with a week of fun with conservation.

March 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Barrow votes to address rising college prices

U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) voted for legislation to lower the soaring cost of college tuition and to remove other obstacles that make it harder for qualified students to go to college.

March 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


EMS students dominate at National History Day event

Ebenezer Middle School students who participated in the National History Day event held last week at Georgia Southern University captured 13 of the 15 available slots to continue on to the state competition to be held at Macon State College on April 26.

March 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS showcases students' art

March 13, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


College help is only a click away

Parents and students got a chance to learn about financial aid for technical, two and four year colleges and universities at Effingham County High School on Tuesday night.

March 13, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Young Farmers honor Waltz

Dr. Freddie Waltz was recognized as the state young farmer advisor of the year at the state Young Farmer convention at the end of January.

March 11, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Social science fair winners advance to competition at GSU

The Effingham County District Social Science Fair was held on Feb. 8 at Effingham County Middle School.

March 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Wostbrock makes dean’s list at Berry College

Sarah Elizabeth Wostbrock of Guyton has been named to the dean's list of Berry College for the fall semester, according to Dr. Kathy B. McKee, interim provost.

March 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Soucy named to dean’s list at West Georgia

The University of West Georgia named 1,563 students to the fall semester dean's list, according to Dr. Thomas J. Hynes, vice president for academic affairs.

March 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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ECHS FFA team takes third place in livestock judging

The Effingham County High School FFA livestock judging team recently competed in the Area IV FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


FFA members attend annual national convention

Students from Effingham County and South Effingham FFA chapters attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 28-Nov. 1.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong named to STEM Jobs Approved College list

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.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham County High NHS chapter enjoys service

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.

December 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board set to adopt calendars for next two years

The Effingham County Board of Education expects at its December meeting to approve the calendars for the next two school years.

December 02, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECCA robotics class gets in gear

Not every student gets to design, build and test robots in class.

December 02, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


State school board proposes changes to Common Core standards

People in Effingham County, and across the state, can give feedback to education leaders on proposed revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards.

December 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Elementary school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:

November 26, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Middle school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:

November 26, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


High school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:

November 26, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


In the business of teaching

One tenet of the Effingham College and Career Academy is that preparing students for careers is not a one-size-fits-all process.

November 26, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


The art of giving

Students from Grace Academy are learning at a young age to help others in their community.

November 26, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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