They needed a stepladder to reach the check-out counter, but a group of young children received their first library cards Monday.
Top teachers were honored Wednesday at the 14th annual Effingham County Board of Education Teacher of the Year Banquet, sponsored by the Effingham Herald.
At 78 years old, Geneva Patterson isn't the typical rapper. Patterson is the guardian of her 10-year-old grandson Anthony, a fifth-grader at Guyton Elementary School. She comes up with fun ways to help Anthony with his homework, including making up a rap or some other type of song. "I would rap it, and he always remembered it," Patterson said. "When I didn't do that, he didn't do as well. It works." It's a technique she ...
Caroline Brennan was crowned South Effingham High School's 2013 homecoming queen at halftime of Friday night's football game against Glenn Hills at The Corral.
South Effingham Elementary School will soon get a facelift - as long as the Effingham County School System receives funding it's entitled to from the state.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized new Master Teachers and 2013 school system retirees at its Sept. 19 meeting.
SAVANNAH - Students may register for 'Mini-Mester' classes at Savannah Technical College beginning Oct. 1. These classes will start Oct. 17 and last through the end of fall semester, Dec. 11.
Fifth-graders at Springfield Elementary saw what life was like in the 1860s, thanks to a recent visit to the school by a group of Civil War re-enactors.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 130 students, including eight from Effingham County, for excellence in academics on the 2013 Summer Semester President's List.
The second year of Parent University in Effingham County will begin with recognition of some of the people who made the first year a success.
Not all elementary school students are able to see symphony performances. So, on Wednesday, classical musicians came to them. A quintet from Project 440, in conjunction with the Savannah Music Festival's Music for Our Schools program, performed for students in kindergarten-fourth grade at Sand Hill Elementary School. Project 440 is a group of musicians who "encourage, educate and empower communities through the unifying power of music." The quintet performed a classical music rendition of the ...
South Effingham Elementary School hosted its first "Plugged in to Technology" celebration last Tuesday, to show parents the technology tools the school is using in educating students.
Effingham County High School graduate Christa Bullard of Rincon is attending the University of North Georgia this fall on a full Georgia Military Scholarship.
The South Effingham High School media center held its second annual "musician tribute week" during the first week of September.
Already having increased its enrollment to more than 600 students, the Effingham College and Career Academy has now gotten the attention of Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle.
Eighteen members of Effingham County High School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter attended the 2013 Fall Motivational Rally/Competition in Perry.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won the region championship for the third consecutive year.
The many Veterans Day programs at Effingham County schools included Marlow Elementary students presenting gifts to local service men and women.
Army veteran Kit Lowe was this year's guest speaker for Ebenezer Middle School's annual Veterans Day assembly, but it wasn't his first time talking to students there.
Effingham County High School faculty have worn apple-green "Ask Me About My College" buttons this week as teachers introduce high school seniors to their own alma maters in preparation for Apply to College Week next week.
Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle issued a challenge Thursday to a group of education and business leaders from across the state assembled at the Effingham College and Career Academy.
The Effingham County School System was one of the first in Georgia to receive funds for its own career academy, and it continues to serve as a model for others in the state.
Effingham County's high schools brought home a pair of competition cheerleading region championships over the weekend.
Effingham County high school honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period:
Effingham County middle school honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period:
Armstrong Atlantic State University's office of veteran affairs is host a weeklong series of events celebrating the service of the university's military and veteran students. The university's inaugural Military Appreciation Week will raise money for local military organizations and heighten awareness about timely issues affecting the military community.
Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:
Students at South Effingham High School have joined SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing destructive decisions, particularly underage drinking, other drug use, impaired driving, and teen violence and suicide.
Parker's convenience stores recently gave a $3,000 Fueling the Community check to the Effingham County School System. The donation, presented at Guyton Elementary School, is part of a larger charitable contribution to area schools in Georgia and South Carolina.
The South Effingham High School wind ensemble will perform with Vincent DiMartino at First Presbyterian Church of Savannah as part of their Music with a Mission on Sunday at 3 p.m.