The Effingham County Board of Education approved a redistricting plan that will move approximately 150 students from Guyton and Marlow elementaries to Sand Hill Elementary.
The Celebration of Excellence program, which provides scholarships to foster teens bound for college or vocational school, has opened its application process for the 2008 program year.
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton will host this years Natural Resources Conservation Workshop (NRCW) June 8-12 for students ages 15 and 18 who have not graduated from high school, from all around Georgia with a week of fun with conservation.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) voted for legislation to lower the soaring cost of college tuition and to remove other obstacles that make it harder for qualified students to go to college.
Ebenezer Middle School students who participated in the National History Day event held last week at Georgia Southern University captured 13 of the 15 available slots to continue on to the state competition to be held at Macon State College on April 26.
Parents and students got a chance to learn about financial aid for technical, two and four year colleges and universities at Effingham County High School on Tuesday night.
Dr. Freddie Waltz was recognized as the state young farmer advisor of the year at the state Young Farmer convention at the end of January.
The Effingham County District Social Science Fair was held on Feb. 8 at Effingham County Middle School.
Sarah Elizabeth Wostbrock of Guyton has been named to the dean's list of Berry College for the fall semester, according to Dr. Kathy B. McKee, interim provost.
The University of West Georgia named 1,563 students to the fall semester dean's list, according to Dr. Thomas J. Hynes, vice president for academic affairs.
The Effingham County School System is looking for professionals who want to become teachers.
Following their December visit to South Effingham High School, the Savannah Chapter of The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Georgia Department of Education has deemed that SEHS has passed the 37 industry certification standards/criteria and will be certified for the next five years.
The fifth grade students at Guyton Elementary School participated in their annual school Social Studies Fair on Jan. 25.
The Effingham County Board of Education was recognized for having all of its elementary and middle schools meet the criteria to receive a Dance, Dance Revolution system as a part of the Live Healthy Georgia program.
Effingham County coroner David Exley readily admits his job is far from enjoyable at times.
South Effingham High School's 14th annual jazz night raised money for the SEHS band program.
A jeans day benefit at South Effingham High School drew more than a casual response.
Since the economic downturn in 2008, the Effingham County School System periodically has asked the state for waivers to the guidelines on how its money can be spent and how many students its classes can have.
Sand Hill Elementary School had a strong showing in the district Science Olympiad held recently at the Georgia Tech campus in Pooler.
Bella Kay Tatum was crowned Miss South Effingham Middle at the school's annual pageant March 21.
Jacob Curtis of Rincon graduated summa cum laude from Georgia State University with a bachelor's degree in music technology.
Armstrong State University's College of Education will host "It's All About M.E." (master of education), a graduate education fair for those interested in earning a master's education degree in one year.
Effingham County School System employees received a 3-percent pay increase this year, and could get another one in next year's budget.
Five students from Effingham County were selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association middle school all-state band in Athens on Feb. 26-28.
Nearly 50 Effingham 4-H'ers recently competed in County Project Achievement, held at Effingham County Middle School.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,219 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 fall semester president's list.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,725 students for excellence in academics to the 2014 fall semester dean's list.
Three students from Effingham County recently were initiated into Armstrong State University's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society.
Truluck named to dean's list at Emory