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Covenant Christian Academy surpasses local, national ITBS average scores

Covenant Christian Academy (CCA) surpassed both local and national averages on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) scores for 2006-2007. CCA administered the ITBS to students in grades K-7th in April. Effingham County public schools administered the test to students in grades 3, 5, and 8 in October 2006. Core subjects tested include reading, math and language arts. The summary of scores by grade level and average national percentile rank is as follows:

June 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham schools get high marks

The Georgia Public Policy Foundation's parent report card of schools gave high marks to some Effingham County schools.

June 26, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Two local students receive diplomas

Morgan Nicole Griffin of Guyton participated in the spring 2007 commencement exercises at Shorter College in Rome.

June 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Little Tot's visit Hunter Army Air Field

On May 10, Little Tot's Pre-K visited Hunter Army Air Field in Savannah.

June 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Arnsdorff awarded HES scholarship

June 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Beading and art camp opportunities

Averitt Center promotes a new 'beading camp'

June 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Drevlow named to Piedmont dean’s list

Lindsay Drevlow of Rincon has been named to the dean's list at Piedmont College for the recently completed spring semester. Students named to the dean's list for the semester have earned a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.99 out of a possible 4.0.

June 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


BPC May 2007 honor graduates announced

MOUNT VERNON - Stanley Mongin of Springfield was named Brewton-Parker College Honor Graduate during the May 12 commencement ceremony, announced Dr. T. Ronald Melton, provost.

June 23, 2007 | By Kelley M. Arnold BPC Director of News and Public Information | Education


Kindergarteners graduate from CCA

Covenant Christian Academy students celebrate the end of the year with their kindergarten graduation and awards ceremony.

June 23, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham County resident graduates at Middle Georgia College commencement

Middle Georgia College held its 78th annual commencement ceremony at NeSmith Stadium on May 11 with approximately 137 graduates participating.

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham students make dean’s list

MOUNT VERNON – Two students from Effingham County qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College for the spring 2007 semester, announced Dr. Ron Melton, provost.

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Local student takes top honors at National History Day in Georgia

ATLANTA - Christina Hillman from Ebenezer Middle School received first place at the National History Day in Georgia state contest that was held May 6 at Macon State College.

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Winning Fish

The South Effingham FFA held its annual fishing tournament on May 5 at Warnell Forestry Center. The fishing continued all day until the 4 p.m. weigh-in.

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


School system announces summer hours

All Effingham County Schools will be open to the public from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday through Thursday during the summer months, May 21-June 28 and July 9-July 12. All schools will close for summer break July 2-6. Beginning July 16, all schools will return to their regular schedule of operating five days a week with their regular school hours.

June 21, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Rice named BA teacher of the year

Bulloch Academy first grade teacher Eileen Rice was recently named the school's 2007-2008 Teacher of the Year. Rice's husband, George, and son, Nathan, made a surprise appearance at the May faculty meeting where headmaster Dr. Brenda Shuman-Riley made the announcement.

June 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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Customs and Border officer speaks with transition class

The high school transition class at Effingham County High School hosted senior import specialist Scott Huntley to speak with the students. Huntley works with Customs and Border Protection at the Customs House on Bay Street in Savannah.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECSO’s Mannon talks law enforcement, decision-making

Sgt. Ramsey Mannon of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office visited Effingham County High School to speak with the high school transition classes.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Kingston to hold service academies day

U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) reminds students interested in receiving a congressional nomination to one of the U.S. military academies that they must submit their completed applications to his office no later than Oct. 1.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS students probe Barrow on current issues

U.S. Rep. John Barrow was asked for his thoughts Friday on the military strategy the United States should take toward ISIS, how to reduce the national deficit, and whether same-sex marriage should be legal.

September 01, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Researchers outline study of Ogeechee River

STATESBORO - Research leaders from Georgia Southern University and the Phinizy Center for Water Sciences revealed the outlines this week for two-and-a-half years of basic research to support an environmental early warning system for the Ogeechee River.

September 01, 2014 | By Al Hackle | Education


Georgia Southern to start manufacturing engineering program

Georgia Southern University made history last Wednesday when the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia granted the university with the first undergraduate manufacturing engineering degree program in the state and Southeast U.S.

September 01, 2014 | Staff report | Education


GSU opens new communication arts building

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University celebrated a newly-renovated Sanford Hall with a ribbon cutting recently. The $8.65 million Communication Arts building, formerly an apartment-style dormitory, will be home to more than 900 students majoring in communication studies, multimedia film and production, multimedia journalism, public relations and theatre.

September 01, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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