SEHS FFA Forestry Class attended Rayonier Tree Nursery in Glennville. Dean McCraw, nursery manager, discussed tree planting practices with the class. Items discussed were collection, pollination, germination, management, harvesting and sales of tree seedlings.
Effingham County High School has provided the opportunity for students and teachers to receive a prize via a ticket lottery.
As a forerunner to the Feb. 4 Junior Achievement and Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce Groundhog Day Job Shadowing for area high school students, 11 eighth grade students from South Effingham Middle School and school counselors Donna Kessler and Jeff Faith took part in the first ever middle school job shadowing program in Effingham County.
Effingham County High School pre-Kindergarten, along with help from Mrs. Donna Holder's National Art Honors Society, raised $977 for St. Jude's Children Research Hospital. Mrs. Allen and Mrs. Scott taught the pre-K students about how important it is to help others in need.
Tyler Cox has earned the honor of being placed on the Georgia Southwestern State University's president's list for fall semester 2007.
Will Randle, an eighth grade student at South Effingham Middle School, won the annual Effingham County Spelling Bee held at Marlow Elementary School on Friday.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will hold its first student development day on Friday at the Savannah campus.
Sarah Elizabeth Wostbrock of Guyton graduated from Berry College on Dec. 15 receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Spanish and government. She is the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth Wostbrock.
Evette Y. Bridges of Rincon received a Master of Science degree in library science during commencement ceremonies at Clarion University of Pennsylvania on Dec. 15. Ceremonies were held at 2 p.m. in Tippin Gymnasium.
STATESBORO - Lance McBrayer's job description requires him to spend part of his day surrounded by thousands of dead snakes, lizards and frogs.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will host guests from Kia on Feb. 6 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. as a part of the auto company's state-wide recruitment efforts as it prepares to open its manufacturing facility in West Point. Officials are interested in recruiting technically-trained graduates to work at the facility and are visiting each of the state's technical colleges to meet with students who may be interested in pursuing careers with the automaker.
Parents had the opportunity to hear plans for a possible redistricting of the Guyton, Marlow and Sand Hill school districts Thursday night.
Effingham students earn honors at Mercer
The city of Rincon was represented at the state Capitol by Bailee Grace Hildebrandt and Julia Marie Carter as they paged for Rep. Bill Hitchens on Feb. 9.
One Effingham County school will have a new principal next year while another will have a change in athletic director.
Significant additions are planned for the Savannah Technical College's Effingham County campus as part of STC's massive capital campaign.
During his campaign to become state school superintendent, Richard Woods was a vocal critic that Georgia students spend too much time taking standardized tests.
Pre-kindergarten classes currently being held at South Effingham Elementary School will move to Sand Hill Elementary for the 2015-16 school year.
South Effingham High School junior Rebecca Kight won the annual Rotary Club speech contest, held March 3 at New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
The Learning Treehouse preschool and daycare in Rincon celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday with a week of themed activities.
Sixteen acts, including vocalists, musicians and dancers, performed Saturday night in South Effingham High School's annual talent show.
Effingham County 4-H was represented by 17 members at the Southeast District Project Achievement competition at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, including five who qualified for the state competition.
South Effingham High School student Taylor Yarbrough was part of an elite performance during the Georgia Music Educators Association's recent conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.
Ebenezer Elementary School raised money and awareness for the fight against diabetes with a fun run/walk.
Christian Mincey won the award as the top overall designer at the 2015 South Effingham High School student fashion show Saturday night.
Effingham County's SAT scores have risen to just one point below the state average, though two students in particular set their aspirations a bit higher.
The Effingham County Board of Education plans to decide by the end of March on the design for the new Rincon Elementary School.