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Schools start deal with state for career academy

The Effingham County Board of Education approved a one-year revocable license agreement with the state properties commission Wednesday.

June 26, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education

Guyton student receives Jimmy Rane Foundation scholarship

ABBEVILLE, Ala. - Teffany Reaves knows about hard times. She knows what it is like to wonder why she does not have things others have, to face an uncertain future. Seeing family difficulties firsthand at a young age could have been a discouragement to others, but Reaves responded by excelling in her studies.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

ECHS team wins district stock market game

ATLANTA - Even in a bad economy somebody can make money.

June 26, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

New name, same mission for state’s technical college program

ATLANTA - It used to be said that Georgia's system of 33 technical colleges, the exciting programs they offer, and the great career opportunities that they create was one of the state's "best-kept secrets."

June 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

ISE names new area rep

International Student Exchange, a leading non-profit high school exchange program with a regional office based in Cumming, is pleased to announce that Savannah resident Kathy Akcakanat is now an ISE area representative.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Gulfstream hands out scholarships to employee’s children

SAVANNAH - Gulfstream Aerospace has awarded 10 scholarships valued at $8,000 each to children of Gulfstream employees, including eight children of employees in Savannah.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Armstrong Atlantic names new VP for business, finance

SAVANNAH - David L. Carson has been appointed vice president for business and finance at Armstrong Atlantic State University effective July 28, following approval by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

ECHS honors mentors, students at WINS banquet

Effingham County High School recognized students and thanked their mentor volunteers at its first end of the year WINS banquet on May 28 at Ebenezer Retreat Center.

June 24, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

STC to host Work Ready workshop

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College will host a Georgia Work Ready Business Workshop on June 10 in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah Campus, from 8:30 a.m.-noon.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Brevlow named to dean’s list

Lindsay Drevlow of Rincon has been named to the dean's list at Piedmont College after completing the recent spring semester with a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.99

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Reading all about it — and more

Taylor Anderson has broken the accelerated reader records at South Effingham Elementary School during the last few years.

June 21, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education

Donnell wins agriscience fair

Sarah Donnell represented the South Effingham FFA at the state FFA agriscience fair. She was the environmental science division 2 winner and will represent SEHS at the national convention this fall. She is also a Governor's Honors winner in environmental science and will be attending the summer honors program at Valdosta State University.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Strong elected state FCCLA vice president of peer education

Ashley Strong is ready to electrify students and the community about Family Career, and Community Leaders of America. With "Excellence Electrified" being the 2008-2009 theme, Strong wants everyone to see how FCCLA can bring excellence to the life of others.

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Guyton, Ebenezer students announced as district young author winners

The Effingham County Board of Education is pleased to announce the district winners for the Young Georgia Authors' Competition. Each of these young, talented writers was a first place winner for their grade level, school and then within the First District RESA, which includes 18 counties in Georgia. Listed below are the names of each district winner followed by their winning story or poem:

June 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

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E-SPLOST renewal passes easily

The Effingham County Board of Education applauded the vote last Tuesday that approved the next round of the educational special purpose local option sales tax.

November 10, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education

ECCA named finalist for college and career academy of the year

Effingham County College and Career Academy was named one of five finalists Thursday for the College and Career Academy of the Year at Lt. Gov ...

November 05, 2015 | Staff report | Education

SEHS cheer team takes Battle in the Boro

The SEHS varsity competition cheer team won first place in the 5A division at Battle in the Boro. The cheer competition was held Oct. 24 ...

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education

SEHS JV cheerleaders take first in statesboro

The South Effingham High School JV competition cheer team won first place again, winning the Battle in the Boro on Oct. 24 at Statesboro High ...

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education

SEMS cheerleaders take Battle in the Boro

The South Effingham Middle School Competition Cheerleaders brought home another win Oct. 24 at "Battle in the Boro" cheer competition, hosted by Statesboro High School ...

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Local students earn GSU honors

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 175 students on the 2015 summer semester president's list.

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Local students earn Ga. Southwestern scholarships

AMERICUS-The following students received scholarships from Georgia Southwestern State University for the 2015-16 academic year and were among nearly 350 scholarship recipients.

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education

A helping hand at Lakeview Manor

A group of ECE/FCCLA students visited Lakeview Manor recently. While there, the students talked with the residents, "assisted" with a Halloween craft, and gathered ...

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Where everyone is a champion

Students from each of Effingham's eight elementary schools participated in the Special Olympics at South Effingham High School on Oct. 23. High School students ...

October 28, 2015 | Staff report | Education

FCCLA members get pumped up at state rally

Youth from the Effingham College and Career Academy chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America recently participated in a motivational rally held Oct ...

October 27, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Lessons come to life for Springfield Elementary students

Springfield Elementary School students attended the Ebenezer Alive! educational program on Sept. 30 for their annual field trip. Ebenezer Alive!, New Ebenezer Retreat Center staff ...

October 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education

County ACT scores outpace state, national averages

More Effingham County high school students are taking the ACT for their college entrance examinations - and their scores are outpacing those at a state and ...

October 20, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education

Peading all about Pre-K Week

Guest readers brought the world of books and reading to Effingham County pre-kindergarten students last week during Pre-K Week.

October 13, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Usher chosen for UGA’s Cordelia Anne Ellis scholarship

Sophie Usher, a University of Georgia student from Clyo studying avian biology, has been selected to receive the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Cordelia ...

October 13, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Effingham 4-H’ers take a slice out of Spam challenge

4-H'ers in grades six through 12 gathered at the Effingham County Extension Office for their monthly 4-H club meeting, only to discover a very ...

October 13, 2015 | Staff report | Education

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