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Schools want better, faster information

Effingham County school board members learned there's a need for a new student information system.

March 25, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education

STC earns two national awards

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has won two Gold Awards for its marketing and recruitment efforts in the 23rd Annual Admissions Advertising Awards, a national competition for college and university marketing professionals. The "Hire education" ad series won in the category of newspaper advertising; program summary brochures won in the brochure category.

March 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

SEHS boosts its United Way contributions by 600 percent

SEHS Super Heroes did an outstanding job for the 2007 United Way campaign.

March 25, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

South Effingham February scholars and citizens announced

South Effingham Elementary School recognized students for February.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

SEHS FFA team places at area agricultural mechanics career development event

The South Effingham High School FFA agricultural mechanics team recently placed fifth at the Area IV ag mechanics career development devent. The event was held at Johnson County High School on Feb. 11.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

CCA prepares for Usborne book fair March 3-7

Students at Covenant Christian Academy are looking forward to a different kind of book fair this year. The school, in its third year, has traditionally held a book fair in the spring. Headmaster Martin Wilkins commented on the new direction the school has chosen for this activity.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Students get ready for national show

On Feb. 19, South Effingham FFA members participated in the Effingham County FFA Alumni livestock show at the Effingham County Fairgrounds.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Ebenezer students awarded for math skills

On Jan. 16, Ebenezer Elementary participated in the Effingham County Multiplication Challenge.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

SEHS students raise funds for muscular dystrophy

South Effingham High School students are raising money for Muscular Dystrophy by selling shamrocks.

March 22, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education

College is Possible! town hall meeting

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund, in conjunction with Savannah Chatham County Public Schools and Hispanic Outreach and Leadership (HOLA) at Armstrong Atlantic State University, will host a "College is Possible!" town hall meeting from 6-8 p.m., March 11 in the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St.

March 22, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

‘Pizazz’ show choir stages annual dinner theater

Effingham County's first middle school show choir, "Pizazz," was created in 2000 when Lowlander Allen taught full time at Effingham County Middle School.

March 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

SEMS teams advance to state Olympiad competition

The South Effingham Middle School Mustangs competed in the Science Olympiad regional tournament at South Georgia College in Douglas on Feb. 9.

March 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

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

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ECMS holds math and science night

From liquid nitrogen used to make dipping dots to flying simulated aircraft to shaking to make butter to baby alligators to the potato gun, the annual Effingham County Middle School math and science night had plenty from which to choose and learn.

May 12, 2015 | Staff report | Education

A fond farewell to school system’s retirees

Nearly 500 years of experience in education were celebrated during the Effingham County School System's annual retirement ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

May 12, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Rincon Elementary celebrates May Day

Rincon Elementary School staged its 32nd annual May Day celebration, with each grade level performing a dance and the May Queen and her court being crowned.

May 05, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education

Teen Maze shows actions have consequences

South Effingham High School juniors and seniors participated in Teen Maze on Tuesday. During the game, students encountered a variety of obstacles that can prevent or delay their graduation from high school. Teen Maze demonstrates to students that every decision they make has consequences and some of those consequences are not good. Volunteers from local hopsitals, school, EMS, fire and members of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office helped with the event.

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Making it a safe prom

The Peace Officers Association of Georgia gave Effingham County High School a $2,500 check for safe prom activities. The ECHS prom was held Saturday night at Hyatt Riverfront in Savannah.

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Governor signs opportunity school district bill

Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation that would implement an opportunity school district to turn around failing schools. This law provides the framework for how the OSD would work should voters approve a constitutional amendment in 2016.

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education

GSU cheerleaders win national title

The Georgia Southern University all-girl cheerleading squad secured its fifth national championship title at the 2015 National Cheerleading Association Collegiate National Championships held in Daytona Beach, Fla.

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education

It was no accident

As Adam Cochran introduced himself to hundreds of Effingham County High School students last Thursday, he included another description:

April 21, 2015 | By Pat Donahue Paul Floeckher | Education

Middle and high school honor rolls

Ebenezer Middle

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Google Apps, ECCA tour highlight Parent University

A lesson on using Google Apps and a tour of the Effingham College and Career Academy highlight the final 2014-15 installment of Parent University-Effingham.

April 14, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education

Elementary school honor rolls

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

April 14, 2015 | Staff Report | Education

4-H Cloverleafs compete at DPA

Twenty-eight students from Effingham County recently participated in the 4-H Southeast District Cloverleaf Project Achievement competition in Emanuel County.

April 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Georgia Southern online MBA ranked in top 20

STATESBORO - The online Master of Business Administration offered by the College of Business Administration at Georgia Southern University has been ranked 17th by as a Top Online MBA Program of 2015.

April 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education

4-H’ers take aim in regional, state archery competitions

The Effingham County Extension office hit the bull's-eye with its newest program for 4-H'ers.

April 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education

From the artists’ eyes

Local students displayed their artistic talent at the Effingham County School System's countywide art show.

April 08, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education

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