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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


Young Farmers honor Waltz

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.

March 11, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Social science fair winners advance to competition at GSU

The Effingham County District Social Science Fair was held on Feb. 8 at Effingham County Middle School.

March 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Wostbrock makes dean’s list at Berry College

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.

March 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Soucy named to dean’s list at West Georgia

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.

March 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Coroner pulls back the curtain on his job to students

Effingham County coroner David Exley readily admits his job is far from enjoyable at times.

April 07, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


All that jazz at SEHS

South Effingham High School's 14th annual jazz night raised money for the SEHS band program.

March 31, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


FFA blue jeans day brings in green for Manna House

A jeans day benefit at South Effingham High School drew more than a casual response.

March 31, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


School system looking at its governance options

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.

March 31, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Sand Hill Science Olympiad scores high at district

Sand Hill Elementary School had a strong showing in the district Science Olympiad held recently at the Georgia Tech campus in Pooler.

March 31, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Miss SEMS crowned

Bella Kay Tatum was crowned Miss South Effingham Middle at the school's annual pageant March 21.

March 31, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Curtis graduates with honors from Georgia State

Jacob Curtis of Rincon graduated summa cum laude from Georgia State University with a bachelor's degree in music technology.

March 31, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong to host ‘It’s All About M.E.’ graduate school fair

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.

March 31, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School system employees may get another raise

Effingham County School System employees received a 3-percent pay increase this year, and could get another one in next year's budget.

March 24, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Five Effingham students chosen for all-state band

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.

March 24, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Cloverleaf 4-H'ers take part in Project Achievement

Nearly 50 Effingham 4-H'ers recently competed in County Project Achievement, held at Effingham County Middle School.

March 24, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Local students make president’s list at GSU

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,219 students for excellence in academics on the 2014 fall semester president's list.

March 24, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students earn dean’s list honors at Georgia Southern

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,725 students for excellence in academics to the 2014 fall semester dean's list.

March 24, 2015 | Staff report | Education


ASU honor society inducts three Effingham students

Three students from Effingham County recently were initiated into Armstrong State University's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society.

March 24, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Local students named to dean's lists

Truluck named to dean's list at Emory

March 24, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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