Savannah Technical College broke ground Tuesday for a major addition to its main campus.
Effingham County Middle School students recently collected more than 1,000 food items and $316 in change during their "Can and Coin Food Drive" to benefit the local GLOW Ministry.
Joshua Frost, a seventh grade student at Ebenezer Middle School, has received a silver medal for the original oil pastel he entered in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards of 2009.
On Oct. 26, nine members from South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America went to the Backus Children's Hospital at Memorial Hospital in Savannah to pass out Halloween treats. Each member donated a bag of candy, and SEHS business students assembled the bags.
Seven students in SEHS banking and investing class toured Citizens Bank of Effingham in Springfield on Dec. 9.
The Effingham County Board of Education has saved 19 percent in energy costs over the last eight months, and the savings have come since the board implemented a new energy policy and began working with Energy Education.
The Effingham County Board of Education's central offices will be closed in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays on Dec. 24-26 and Jan. 1-2 and will re-open on Jan. 5. Please read below for information on registering news students over the holidays.
The Effingham County High School Band had its winter concert Dec. 11.
The Interact Club of South Effingham High School held its Christmas party at El Real in Rincon on Dec. 6.
An Effingham County teen is among more than 122 youth graduating from the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy at commencement ceremonies to be held in Macon on Saturday at the Macon City Auditorium.
Local Effingham County elementary school-aged students have found a place to showcase their art work.
Effingham County Schools Superintendent Randy Shearouse told concerned parents he wanted to meet with them to talk about school safety issues.
Janine Manior said the honor isn't just in being named teacher of the year, it's in being able to teach kids.
The Effingham County Board of Education's initial projections for its fiscal year 2015 budget are for revenues to exceed expenses by $1.6 million.
The threat of rain on Saturday moved Guyton Elementary School's spring festival inside, but the fundraiser for a variety of school projects still drew a big crowd.
The South Effingham High School HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) club will host its second Red Cross blood drive of the 2013-14 school year April 11 from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the school gymnasium.
Springfield Elementary School fourth-graders portrayed historical figures and events in the school's annual "wax museum."
Parent University-Effingham will host its final session of the 2013-14 school year April 5 at Effingham County Middle School.
Effingham County High School will host a 5K run/walk for autism awareness April 5 at Rebel Field.
Parent University-Effingham received a $500 grant from Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Effingham County.
Artwork from all Effingham County schools was on display last week in the annual district-wide art exhibition.
Thirteen acts performed in South Effingham High School's annual talent show, a fundraiser for the school's drama and choral departments.
The Effingham County Young Farmers raised $11,754 in their annual auction Tuesday at Effingham County High School.
Parents who asked for their children not to be transferred from Blandford or Rincon elementary schools to another school next year got their wish.
South Effingham High School juniors and seniors took turns Wednesday trying to walk a straight line for nine steps - while wearing goggles simulating having a blood alcohol content of .25, or three times the legal limit.
Fifteen Effingham County 4-H members competed at the Southeast District Project Achievement competition at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, including two who earned first-place finishes to advance to the state competition.
Effingham County 4-H'ers recently made a trip to Atlanta to participate in Leadership Day, a time when leaders from all across the state come together to share ways they can improve leadership efforts in Georgia.
The Effingham County Board of Education's District 4 seat could remain vacant until the start of the next school year.