Laura Sellers first grade class at Guyton Elementary participated in Scholastic's Classrooms Care program and read 100 books in a month. As a result Scholastic will donate books to a school in Jackson County, Ky., that has very limited funding for new books.
Red Ribbon Week is a week long drug awareness campaign that provides an opportunity to bring parents, schools, businesses, and others together to help create drug free communities.
Kelli White's gifted language arts enrichment class at South Effingham Middle School wrote letters to the editor for the class. More letters will be in upcoming issues of the Herald.
Fourteen students from the South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America Chapter attended the annual Fall Motivational Rally at the Macon Coliseum and Georgia State Fair in Macon on Sept. 25.
The South Effingham Middle School chorus, led by Angela Jernigan, and the South Effingham High School chorus, led by Ray Ellis, performed at SEHS.
Kindergarten students at Sand Hill Elementary celebrated Columbus Day with boat races, hats and a parade.
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The class of 1956 of Effingham Academy held a reunion on Sept. 27 at Carey Hilliard's Restaurant. Eighteen classmates and 10 spouses attended.
In this election year, one political event stands popular with all parties, all challengers, and all incumbents: the "takeover" of the Georgia government by hundreds of the state's brightest teenagers. The agency sponsoring this and other Youth-in-Government programs, the State YMCA of Georgia, announces registration is open for the 2008 Youth Assembly, to be held Nov. 23-25 in Atlanta.
Students at Sand Hill Elementary learned about fire safety from member of the Effingham County Fire Department last week.
South Effingham Elementary School held an art show Friday with a piece of art on display by each student.
On Oct. 23, 50 students from Chatham, Bryan and Effingham County schools who attended the Aviation Career Day in April at the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum have been selected to receive an educational savings bond.
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.
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:
Effingham County Schools Superintendent Randy Shearouse may not be driving his pickup to school board meetings and other functions much longer.
Effingham County school board members will ask the county's legislative delegation to help push a pay bump through the General Assembly.
Effingham students make Georgia Tech dean's list
Jason Proctor of Rincon has been awarded two college scholarships worth a total of $68,000.