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School nurses serving vital roles

The proposed state budget cuts leave Marsha Cornell, Effingham County school nursing coordinator, concerned about the health and safety of students if there is not a health care professional on campus.

March 02, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Bailey Marlow wins county invention convention

Bailey Marlow, a student at Blandford Elementary School, won the countywide invention convention with her Bucks for Bluejays Organizer.

March 02, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Local students named to president’s, dean’s list for fall 2008 semester

Valdosta State University

March 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Georgia Day celebrated at Rincon Elementary

The Springfield chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Effingham County Hussars 2285, presented a Georgia Day program to Rincon Elementary School fifth grade students on Feb. 12.

March 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


SEMS hosts second annual math, science family fun night

South Effingham Middle School hosted its second annual Math and Science Family Fun Night on Feb. 26.

March 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Deal sisters making a difference

The Effingham County Board of Education recognized Brittany and Stephanie Deal for their efforts to make a difference in the community and the world.

February 26, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Sand Hill students begin morning Greet-N-Treat program

Kelly Tankersley, a special education teacher at Sand Hill Elementary School, launched a new venture this month with the help of her students and paraprofessionals, Julie Mundy and Ashley Scholl called "Greet-N-Treat."

February 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


County students participate in livestock show

The Georgia Jr. National Livestock Show was Feb. 18-21 in Perry.

February 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Winters to lead SEMS and SEHS

The Effingham County Board of Education voted Thursday to put Dr. Mark Winters in charge of both South Effingham High School and South Effingham Middle School.

February 23, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Lloyd Arnsdorff memorial scholarship auction to be held at ECHS March 12

The annual auction to raise funds for the Lloyd Arnsdorff Memorial Scholarship fund is scheduled for March 12.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Kindergarten registration appointments

The Effingham County school system will begin registering kindergarten students, by appointment only at the Central Registration Center, March 9-20 for the 2009-10 school year. Parents who are enrolling their child in the system for the first time must call 754-2530 to schedule an appointment for testing and registration. (Pre-k students who are already enrolled with the school system will be tested and registered at their school. These parents do not need to make an appointment.)

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Springfield Elementary holds luncheon for top readers

Springfield Elementary honors their top readers in each grade level each nine weeks with a luncheon with the principal. The students enjoy a pizza lunch, share their favorite book, and receive a certificate for their hard work.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Schools trying to find money to keep nurse program alive

State funding for school nurses is eliminated in the proposed fiscal year 2010 budget, and that could add to a growing burden put on the local school system.

February 19, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Lariscy places third in Gulfstream speech contest

Michaela Lariscy, a sophomore at South Effingham High School, placed third in this year's "Leadership" High School Speech Contest sponsored by the Gulfstream Management Association (GMA).

February 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Cadets dance the night away at ECHS Military Ball

More than 100 cadets, their dates and friends enjoyed four hours of music, dance and food at the Effingham County High School annual Air Force JROTC Military Ball recently.

February 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


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Local students earn degrees, honors

Hillman makes Pratt Institute's president's list for spring term

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham Cloverleafs attend camp at Rock Eagle

Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers recently camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, the largest 4-H center in the world, in Eatonton.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Health department extending hours for back-to-school immunizations

The Effingham County Health Department will be open July 22 and 29 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. for parents to bring their children in for back-to-school immunizations. The health department is located at 802 Highway 119 South in Springfield.

July 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


High school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:

June 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Middle school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:

June 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern University announces spring president’s list

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,162 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 spring semester president's list.

June 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students graduate

Wilson graduates from CSU

June 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Elementary school honor rolls

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

June 26, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


AASU honors locals for dean’s list

SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced dean's list honors for the spring 2014 semester. Armstrong's dean's list students earned a grade point average of 3.6 of higher for the semester.

June 26, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Two local students make Reinhardt dean’s list

WALESKA - Two students from Effingham County were among the 367 named to Reinhardt University's dean's list for spring semester 2014.

June 26, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board OKs $88.6M budget

The Effingham County Board of Education will use $2 million from its general operations account to balance its budget for the 2015 fiscal year.

June 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Helmly takes oath for BoE seat

Beth Helmly sat quietly as the Effingham County Board of Education adopted its budget for the 2015 fiscal year, but she assures she will have plenty to say during her tenure on the board.

June 23, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Danica Pearson takes Quick-Think-A-Thon district grand prize

Danica Pearson's quick thinking paid off with the grand prize at the Exchange Club's Georgia District Convention on St. Simons Island.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS JROTC earns top honor

Unit GA-938, the Air Force Junior ROTC at Effingham County High School, has been selected by the Air Force to receive the 2013-14 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Locals earn degrees from Mercer University

MACON - Mercer University conferred bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to more than 1,900 students representing all 12 schools and colleges at five spring commencement ceremonies during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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