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STC awards first Huntingdon scholarship

SAVANNAH - Raven George, a student in the Accounting program has been selected to receive the first Huntingdon Women's Guild Scholarship offered by Savannah Technical College.

August 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Early childhood program course to be offered online

SAVANNAH - Beginning this fall, child care professionals seeking the certification necessary for licensure will have a totally online option in a new 15-credit hour certificate program that is accepted by Bright From the Start as the required 40-hour Director's training.

August 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Springfield Elementary to hold dental sealant program next month

Springfield Elementary School, in conjunction with Oral Health America: National Sealant Alliance and the Georgia Oral Health Prevention Program, will provide free dental sealants for eligible children attending Springfield Elementary School. The program will begin in September. Consent forms will be sent home with students and must be filled out and returned to the school in order for a child to participate.

August 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Sanders named to STC’s local board of directors

SAVANNAH - The Savannah Technical College local Board of Directors welcomed four new members at its August meeting. Joining are Michael W. Biering, deputy garrison commander of Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, Cathy Plummer Hill, vice president of the Coastal Region for Georgia Power, Leland Sanders, Temcor vice president of manufacturing and Michael Polak, executive director for external affairs at Memorial Health University Center.

August 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS program receives industry accreditation

Georgia builders and contractors will have an even better source of potential employees now that South Effingham High School's construction technology program, led by instructor Kevin Strickland, has been granted industry accreditation. The industry accreditation was granted on June 12.

August 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Three stars for ECHS FFA

The Effingham County High School FFA chapter was recently awarded the Three-Star award by the national Future Farmers of America organization. After being recognized as a Superior chapter at the state level, they advanced further and received a Gold rating for their club.

August 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Russell among STC peace officer academy grads

SAVANNAH - The second cohort of Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy students will graduate today at 11 a.m. in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah Campus.

August 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Food service workers prepared to serve school meals

Before Effingham County students returned to school last week, the system's food service workers were being educated on how to safely and efficiently serve breakfast and lunch to approximately 9,000 students each day. This important and often overlooked job requires the efforts of about 128 food service employees, including cashiers.

August 13, 2009 | Pam Cox Effingham County Schools | Education


Kitchenware Outfitters presents check to STC Foundation

SAVANNAH–Kitchenware Outfitters owners Dave and Barbara Freeman presented Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy S. Love a check in the amount of $1,400 to the Savannah Technical College Foundation to support the college's culinary arts program.

August 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Chamber packs a pack

Jackson Lieber, a third grade student at Rincon Elementary School, won a backpack with school supplies from the Effingham Chamber of Commerce. Parents were able to register their children at open house, and a book bag was given to a student at each school on Monday.

August 10, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


STC sets its furlough dates

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will close for business and furlough employees this fall in keeping with Gov. Sonny Perdue's directive that state agencies implement budget saving measures. The college will be closed on Sept. 4, Nov. 25 and Dec. 23.

August 10, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


GSU announces president’s list and dean’s list

STATESBORO - A Georgia Southern University student from Effingham County has been named to the president's list for the summer 2009 term.

August 10, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Long makes ASU dean’s list

Augusta State University has named Kate C. Long of Rincon to the summer 2009 dean's list.

August 10, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Truluck takes 8th at FBLA national event

South Effingham High School FBLA President Emilia Truluck placed eighth in Word Processing I at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif. which was held June 23-28. Emilia competed against competitors from all states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Department of Defense European Schools.

August 10, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Savannah State’s MPA program reaccredited

SAVANNAH – Savannah State University's Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program has been reaccredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) through 2015-16.

August 10, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


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ECMS holds math and science night

From liquid nitrogen used to make dipping dots to flying simulated aircraft to shaking to make butter to baby alligators to the potato gun, the annual Effingham County Middle School math and science night had plenty from which to choose and learn.

May 12, 2015 | Staff report | Education


A fond farewell to school system’s retirees

Nearly 500 years of experience in education were celebrated during the Effingham County School System's annual retirement ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

May 12, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Rincon Elementary celebrates May Day

Rincon Elementary School staged its 32nd annual May Day celebration, with each grade level performing a dance and the May Queen and her court being crowned.

May 05, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Teen Maze shows actions have consequences

South Effingham High School juniors and seniors participated in Teen Maze on Tuesday. During the game, students encountered a variety of obstacles that can prevent or delay their graduation from high school. Teen Maze demonstrates to students that every decision they make has consequences and some of those consequences are not good. Volunteers from local hopsitals, school, EMS, fire and members of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office helped with the event.

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Making it a safe prom

The Peace Officers Association of Georgia gave Effingham County High School a $2,500 check for safe prom activities. The ECHS prom was held Saturday night at Hyatt Riverfront in Savannah.

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Governor signs opportunity school district bill

Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation that would implement an opportunity school district to turn around failing schools. This law provides the framework for how the OSD would work should voters approve a constitutional amendment in 2016.

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education


GSU cheerleaders win national title

The Georgia Southern University all-girl cheerleading squad secured its fifth national championship title at the 2015 National Cheerleading Association Collegiate National Championships held in Daytona Beach, Fla.

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education


It was no accident

As Adam Cochran introduced himself to hundreds of Effingham County High School students last Thursday, he included another description:

April 21, 2015 | By Pat Donahue Paul Floeckher | Education


Middle and high school honor rolls

Ebenezer Middle

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Google Apps, ECCA tour highlight Parent University

A lesson on using Google Apps and a tour of the Effingham College and Career Academy highlight the final 2014-15 installment of Parent University-Effingham.

April 14, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Elementary school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the third nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:

April 14, 2015 | Staff Report | Education


4-H Cloverleafs compete at DPA

Twenty-eight students from Effingham County recently participated in the 4-H Southeast District Cloverleaf Project Achievement competition in Emanuel County.

April 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern online MBA ranked in top 20

STATESBORO - The online Master of Business Administration offered by the College of Business Administration at Georgia Southern University has been ranked 17th by BestColleges.com as a Top Online MBA Program of 2015.

April 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers take aim in regional, state archery competitions

The Effingham County Extension office hit the bull's-eye with its newest program for 4-H'ers.

April 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


From the artists’ eyes

Local students displayed their artistic talent at the Effingham County School System's countywide art show.

April 08, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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