Art teachers, Raquel Lucius and Mary Cale Anderegg at Sand Hill Elementary and South Effingham High School are recipients of this year's Grassroots Arts Program (GAP) funds created by the Georgia General Assembly.
Rincon High School class of 1948 held their 60th class reunion at the old home place of Ralph Kessler in Rincon on Oct. 11. The group enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by Ralph and Margie Kessler and a day of reminiscing with old friends.
Every nine weeks Blandford students have an opportunity to earn a breakfast with their principal Mrs. Karen Durkin.
Blandford Elementary promoted Red Ribbon Week Oct. 20-24 with the theme for the week, "Keep Your Head in the Game!"
Roman Catholics, outraged by the indoctrination of their children through the reading of the King James version of the Holy Bible in public schools of the 19th century, petitioned New York Public Schools for a redress of their grievances - grievances which were supported by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
The Effingham County Board of Education approved donating one bus and one van to the Effingham County Prison at their meeting Thursday night.
South Effingham High School senior Jenny Harris beams after she was crowned as homecoming queen during halftime of the Statesboro-South Effingham game Friday night.
A bomb threat was called in this morning for both local high schools. Students were evacuated from their campuses to area middle and elementary schools.
Students from Effingham County High School, South Effingham High School and Screven County High School met with Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie and Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile to place a red ribbon at the county line.
Two former South Effingham High School students have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP (Advanced Placement) exams they took last spring during the senior year.
The Effingham County School System and the Effingham County Board of Elections have joined forces to encourage student interest and participation in the American political process.
Marlow Elementary had a visit from the fire truck and fire rescue ladies on Oct. 20. The children learned about fire safety and were able to tour the fire truck.
Mrs. Denison, Ms. McNair and Mrs. Johnson's fifth grade classes at Blandford Elementary took advantage of the fall season to get creative with fifth grade standards.
Here are some of the letters from the students in Kelli White's gifted language arts enrichment class at South Effingham Middle School. The Herald is running the letters, from sixth, seventh and eighth graders, in installments.
Alexandria "Ali" Clark, a second grade student at South Effingham Elementary, won first place in the kindergarten-second division of the 2008 Georgia School Bus Safety Poster Contest.
The South Effingham High School Student Council sponsored the "Kisses for Catie" 5K run/walk on Feb. 22 to raise money for childhood cancer research.
Locals graduate from Georgia Tech
The Effingham County Board of Education approved a proposal Thursday to revise the attendance boundary lines for Blandford, Ebenezer and Rincon elementary schools.
With duct tape, coffee filters, paper products and other means, South Effingham High School students staged their eighth annual student fashion show.
Two of the county's top students were honored Thursday at the Rotary Club of Effingham County's STAR student and teacher luncheon at the Effingham College and Career Academy.
Sami Wood, a sophomore at Effingham County High School, attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.
Valentine's Day brought new meaning to the residents of the Effingham Hospital Care Center. Effingham County 4-H'ers participated in constructing Valentine cards, baking cookies and playing bingo with the center's residents.
Second-graders at Ebenezer Elementary School put on a "living museum" to celebrate Georgia Day and highlight famous Georgians.
The Effingham County School System was one of six school districts in the state recognized by Gov. Nathan Deal and the Governor's Office of Workforce Development for having 100 percent of the system's high schools organized with a Go Build Georgia high school team.
The Effingham County High School FFA agricultural mechanics team recently took second place at the Area IV FFA Agricultural Mechanics Career Development Event at Treutlen County High School.
Armstrong Atlantic State University will host an open house for prospective students and their parents to learn how to start strong at Armstrong.
Former Harlem Globetrotter Larry "Gator" Rivers will be the special guest for the Feb. 22 winter session of Parent University-Effingham at Effingham County Middle School.
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:
State lawmakers got a formal introduction to Georgia Southern University last Thursday when university officials went to Atlanta for the first Georgia Southern Day at the Capitol.