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Class of 2009 receives $2,797,683 in scholarships

Congratulations to the following seniors of Effingham County High and South Effingham High schools who were presented with scholarships during their Class Night ceremonies. Between both high schools, the Class of 2009 received an estimated $2,797,683 in scholarship awards.

May 22, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS, SEHS seniors offer parting advice

The top students in the graduating class of 2009 share their experience and advice.

May 21, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Dancing Drum presents ‘Drumming Up Character’ at BES

On May 14, Blandford Elementary hosted Dancing Drum.

May 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS presents “Grease”

The South Effingham High School Mustang Masquers performed "Grease" in three shows over the weekend.

May 21, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Exchange Club recognizes outstanding Effingham high school students

Nine outstanding seniors at the local high schools were recently recognized for their achievements in reaching the level of earning high school diplomas.

May 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Shuman earns Ed.S.

Teshewanda B. Shuman of Pooler received an Education Specialist degree in teaching and learning from Georgia Southern University on May 9.

May 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Local cadet achieves academic excellence

CHARLESTON, S.C.-Cadet Ray Darwin Webb III of Clyo achieved dean's list status at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, for the spring semester of the 2008-2009 academic year. Webb is seeking a Bachelor of Science in biology.

May 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


UGA announces presidential scholars, dean’s list

ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who were named presidential scholars or achieved the dean's list for spring semester.

May 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Baccalaureate ceremony

The annual baccalaureate service to honor graduating seniors was held Sunday at First Baptist Church of Rincon.

May 18, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


SEMS FFA team places in state event

The South Effingham Middle School FFA Livestock Team recently placed second in the State FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event held March 28 at Livestock Arena in Athens. Team members include Dylan Hodges, Miranda Bucy, Megan Riner and Kayla Kerns.

May 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


BOE to host meeting on federal programs

The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on May 28 to discuss and have the opportunity to provide input and jointly develop the programs under the "No Child Left Behind" Act. These programs include Title I, Title II Part A, Title II Part D, Title V and the Even Start Family Literacy Program.

May 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


School bus driver qualifies for state road-e-o

According to Rachel Teel, driving a school bus is not a job, "It's an adventure!" And now Teel, who has been driving Bus 992 for the Effingham County School System for three years, is preparing to take her adventurous job to the next level when she competes in the Georgia Department of Transportation's School Bus Road-e-o, June 10-11 in Warner Robbins.

May 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham media students sweep state honors

Twenty-eight elementary, middle and high school students from Effingham County brought home awards for their outstanding media projects presented at the State Student Media Festival on May 1.

May 14, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Rogers recognized at college’s honors day

CLINTON, Miss. - Lauren M. Rogers of Rincon received the scholarship for Outstanding Service Award at Mississippi College's honors day convocation.

May 14, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Roper earns M.D.

Naicie Roper has graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

May 14, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


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New classroom gives a breath of fresh air to learning at EMS

Ebenezer Middle School students are spending less time inside their classrooms these days, but that's not a bad thing.

September 30, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECHS to host marching band festival Saturday

Several bands will perform at Effingham County High School Saturday in one of the state's most established and prestigious marching contests.

September 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Former Liberator pilot tells JROTC cadets ‘character counts’

Paul Grassey has plenty of stories from his days as a military pilot, including the 13 combat missions he flew with the 8th Air Force in World War II.

September 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


United Way, Walmart come through for Effingham students

The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Effingham Service Center teamed with Walmart to donate more than $2,500 worth of school supplies to Effingham County students.

September 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Getting the cold shoulder ... and more

South Effingham High School principal Mark Winters, assistant principal Jeff Faith and athletic director Travis Dickey were doused by buckets of ice water after being challenged by the SEHS student body.

September 09, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Armstrong schedules two Pirate Previews

Armstrong State University will host two open house events for prospective students and their parents.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Whitfield earns degree from Brewton-Parker

MOUNT VERNON - Autumn Corinne Whitfield of Guyton graduated from Brewton-Parker College following the summer 2014 term, announced Mike Simoneaux, interim vice president of academics.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong to hold farmer’s market Tuesday

Armstrong State University will host the Armstrong Farmer's Market in front of the Student Union, located at 11935 Abercorn St., Tuesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong set to open new Liberty Center in Hinesville

Armstrong State University and the city of Hinesville will host a groundbreaking for the new Liberty Center in Hinesville on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Parent University set to start third year

The third year of Parent University-Effingham will begin Sept. 20 with the first of three 2014-15 sessions at Effingham County Middle School.

September 04, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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


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