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ECHS students recognized at second annual art show

March 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


County 4-H students learn to help others with service learning projects

Each month Effingham 4-H'ers from fifth thru 12th grades are given the opportunity to participate in service learning projects.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Guyton Elementary School utilizes Dance, Dance Revolution in PE classes

Guyton Elementary School has recently received the Dance Revolution program in which many teachers and students are enjoying. This is a pilot program from the state demonstrating an integrated collaboration between the health promotion and school health programs and 23 partnering schools from eight different public school systems.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Eighth Science in Savannah symposium slated for Wednesday

Armstrong Atlantic State University will host the 8th Science in Savannah symposium on Feb. 27-29 in the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Bill to bring school board member qualifications in line with state's

In order to be consistent with the Georgia State Board of Education, state Rep. Jon Burns has introduced a bill to the Legislature that will amend an act reconstituting the Board of Education of Effingham County.

March 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Third, fourth, fifth graders invited to submit artwork for state contest

SAVANNAH - All third, fourth and fifth grade Georgia students are invited to help show why protecting Georgia's rock outcrops is important by submitting personal artwork to the Georgia Conservancy's 8th Annual Home Sweet Home Habitat Art Contest.

March 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


STARs keep shining

Effingham County High School senior Jessica Friday was recognized Thursday as the systemwide STAR student by the Effingham Rotary Club, where she and students from South Effingham High School were recognized.

March 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Carson Hunt wins Invention Convention

March 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


BOE adopts new elementary school zones

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.

March 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Foster teens scholarship accepting applications

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.

March 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Tifton to hold natural resources conservation workshop in June

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.

March 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Barrow votes to address rising college prices

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.

March 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


EMS students dominate at National History Day event

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.

March 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS showcases students' art

March 13, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


College help is only a click away

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.

March 13, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


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Georgia Southern receives research, education gift from Gulfstream

Georgia Southern University has announced a $225,000 contribution from Gulfstream Aerospace to support research and education at the university. This gift continues Georgia Southern's long relationship with Gulfstream, manufacturer of the world's most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft, which began with former Gulfstream president and CEO Allen E. Paulson.

November 25, 2014 | staff report | Education


EMS’ Eagle Winds honor band to play at UGA festival

Ebenezer Middle School's Eagle Winds honor band has been chosen to perform at the 24th annual University of Georgia Middle School Band Festival in December.

November 25, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECMS students named most creative at GSU International Festival

A group of Effingham County Middle School students participated in Georgia Southern University's Global Village Competition, as part of the International Festival hosted by the Center for International Studies.

November 25, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Blandford works up a sweat with cup stacking

For the fourth straight year, Blandford Elementary School joined a worldwide effort to set a record for the most people participating in sport stacking in a 24-hour period. Last year, BES was part of a Guinness-record 555,932 stackers.

November 18, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


South Effingham Middle School honors veterans

South Effingham Middle School hosted a Veterans Day program in the school gymnasium on Nov. 11.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


RES’ Ratner earns Master Teacher status

Kirbi Ratner is Effingham County's newest Master Teacher.

November 18, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECCA to host info session on aircraft assembly technician program

The Effingham College and Career Academy will host an information session about its new aircraft assembly technician program.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers a constant presence in Fair Week

As National 4-H Week came to a close, the celebration of 4-H continued to resonate throughout Effingham as 4-H'ers geared up for the 71st Effingham County Fair.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEMS cheerleaders make it four consecutive crowns

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheerleaders won the region championship for the fourth straight year.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Ebenezer Middle School celebrates Veterans Day

Ebenezer Middle School saluted military service members with its annual Veterans Day program.

November 12, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Blandford Elementary salutes veterans

Blandford Elementary School hosted a new event this year for Veterans Day - a parade of veterans who are family members of BES students.

November 12, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Graduation rates on the rise across county

Effingham County improved its high school graduation rate for the second straight year, while also topping the state average by nearly 11 percentage points.

November 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Barge talks Common Core in Effingham visit

In his time as state schools superintendent, John Barge has heard plenty of criticism of the Common Core standards.

November 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham 4-H’ers earn top-six finish at state Challenge Bowl

Effingham County students competed in the 4-H Challenge Bowl at the Georgia National Fair in Perry and brought home a top-six finish in the state.

November 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEMS cheerleaders take Battle in the Boro

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place in the large division and grand champion at Battle in the Boro. They competed at Southeast Bulloch High School on Oct. 25 and won by 54 points. Bella Kay Tatum from SEMS won first place in the jump off.

November 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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