Young Farmers held its annual scholarship auction in March. The organization made approximately $12,000 from the event. The proceeds will be used to give local students scholarships for college.
Georgia Southern University students from Effingham County have been named to the dean's list for the Fall 2008 term.
Several Georgia Southern University students from Effingham County have been named to the president's list for the fall 2008 term.
On March 9, 150 students from Effingham County schools met at Springfield Elementary for the annual countywide Student Media Festival. The following students won in their respective categories and will advance to the state competition in Atlanta on May 1:
The Effingham County Board of Education approved a meal price increase on Wednesday that will take effect for the 2009-10 school year. Breakfast prices will increase 15 cents and lunch prices will increase 25 cents.
Live Oak Public Libraries will accept entries for the Savannah Children's Book Festival Poster Contest from April 1-30. The theme of the posters should be books, reading or libraries.
Georgia Southern University honored approximately 1,250 graduates and their families at the fall 2008 commencement at Hanner Fieldhouse on Dec. 12.
The Effingham County Board of Education is considering increasing lunch prices by 25 cents next year.
The Effingham County school system has begun registering and testing kindergarten students for the 2009-10 school year by appointment only at the Board of Education Central Registration Center.
Effingham County High School National Art Honors Society recently completed their spirit mural at WalMart.
Daniette Owens was crowned Miss South Effingham High School at the annual Miss SEHS pageant Saturday night.
The Effingham County Board of Education honored Ebenezer Elementary School fifth-grader Morgan Seckinger at its meeting Thursday night.
Fifth and sixth graders anxiously await the beginning of County Project Achievement competition. Youth competed in project areas ranging from agriculture to workforce preparedness and career development.
Ebenezer Middle School students attended the Georgia National History Day competition held at Georgia Southern University on Feb. 18. The students pictured placed either first, second or third at the first district regional competition and will now compete on the state level in April.
Effingham County High School art students participated in the Juried High School Congressional Exhibition held at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
The Effingham County School System had nearly 100 more students enrolled for the first week of school this year than last year.
Two members from the Effingham County High School FFA chapter traveled to Washington, D.C., this summer to attend the Washington Leadership Conference, hosted by the National FFA Organization.
COVINGTON - Austin Beard, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began his term as the Area 4 junior representative on Aug. 1-2, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference.
When Harley Thornton returned to South Effingham Elementary School for her first day of fifth grade, the campus looked considerably different than the last time she had seen it.
Effingham County Junior 4-H'ers traveled a short distance this year to experience fun in the sun at their summer camp getaway. This year's camping spot was the 4-H Burton Center on Tybee Island.
The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.
Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 405 teachers from across the state who attended the annual Georgia Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association Summer Leadership Conference in July on Jekyll Island.
The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership done from a Christian perspective.
Armstrong State University will waive the application fee at a one-day-only registration event where prospective students will be able to get admitted and register for fall classes all in one day. Walk-ins are welcome.
Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students. The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved institutions to partner with Veterans Affairs to help cover expenses that exceed the thresholds established under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
Jean Yves Vendeville, department chair and instructor at Savannah Technical College, received the American Culinary Federation 2014 Chef Educator of the Year Award and $5,000 during the ACF National Convention held in Kansas City, Mo.
Jaret King, son of Georgia Power employee Dinah King at the company's Springfield office, is one of 21 students to receive a Georgia Power scholarship.
South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.
All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.