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Blandford participates in Red Ribbon Week activities

Blandford Elementary promoted Red Ribbon Week Oct. 20-24 with the theme for the week, "Keep Your Head in the Game!"

November 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


School choice coming to Effingham

Roman Catholics, outraged by the indoctrination of their children through the reading of the King James version of the Holy Bible in public schools of the 19th century, petitioned New York Public Schools for a redress of their grievances - grievances which were supported by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

November 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


School board OKs donating bus, van to prison

The Effingham County Board of Education approved donating one bus and one van to the Effingham County Prison at their meeting Thursday night.

November 18, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Reigning in the rain

South Effingham High School senior Jenny Harris beams after she was crowned as homecoming queen during halftime of the Statesboro-South Effingham game Friday night.

November 18, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Education


High school students returning to class

A bomb threat was called in this morning for both local high schools. Students were evacuated from their campuses to area middle and elementary schools.

November 15, 2008 | Staff report | Education


Red Ribbon Week ties counties together

Students from Effingham County High School, South Effingham High School and Screven County High School met with Effingham County Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie and Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile to place a red ribbon at the county line.

November 14, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


SEHS graduates earn AP scholar awards

Two former South Effingham High School students have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP (Advanced Placement) exams they took last spring during the senior year.

November 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students experience election process as ‘Future Voters’

The Effingham County School System and the Effingham County Board of Elections have joined forces to encourage student interest and participation in the American political process.

November 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Fire truck, rescue visit Marlow students

Marlow Elementary had a visit from the fire truck and fire rescue ladies on Oct. 20. The children learned about fire safety and were able to tour the fire truck.

November 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Blandford students have fun preparing for state tests

Mrs. Denison, Ms. McNair and Mrs. Johnson's fifth grade classes at Blandford Elementary took advantage of the fall season to get creative with fifth grade standards.

November 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Students talk about gas prices

Here are some of the letters from the students in Kelli White's gifted language arts enrichment class at South Effingham Middle School. The Herald is running the letters, from sixth, seventh and eighth graders, in installments.

November 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Clark wins bus safety poster contest

Alexandria "Ali" Clark, a second grade student at South Effingham Elementary, won first place in the kindergarten-second division of the 2008 Georgia School Bus Safety Poster Contest.

November 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Rebel Regiment hosts Coastal Classic

November 11, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Students read 100 books in a month

Laura Sellers first grade class at Guyton Elementary participated in Scholastic's Classrooms Care program and read 100 books in a month. As a result Scholastic will donate books to a school in Jackson County, Ky., that has very limited funding for new books.

November 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Red Ribbon week’s 20th anniversary

Red Ribbon Week is a week long drug awareness campaign that provides an opportunity to bring parents, schools, businesses, and others together to help create drug free communities.

November 11, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Schools get high marks in CCRPI

Effingham County schools got a four-star rating from the state Department of Education on how well they spend money, and 11 schools got four stars ...

July 19, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Local teachers take part in Georgia-Pacific programs

Three teachers from Effingham County schools were recently selected to spend part of their summer engaging in programs designed to help them bring academic subjects ...

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Heritage FCU hands out scholarships

Georgia Heritage FCU announced college scholarship award winners for 2016. Bethany Dyals, daughter of Christopher and Janna Dyals of Guyton, and Raquel Hazzard, daughter of ...

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


It was a ‘paw-ty’ for Reading Recovery end-of-year celebration

This year, the Reading Recovery teachers from Effingham County wanted to celebrate the success of the program and the students who are a part of ...

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Hebert takes the helm at GSU

Jaimie Hebert, Ph.D., assumed his position as Georgia Southern University's 13th president Friday.

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


Boyd makes CSU spring dean’s list

CHARLESTON, S.C.-Charleston Southern University has named Brittany Boyd of Bloomingdale to the dean's list for the spring 2016 semester. Boyd is a ...

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


Health Department to hold two back-to-school immunization clinics

The Effingham County Health Department will host back-to-school immunization clinics July 21 and Aug. 2, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., at the health ...

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


Effingham students earn dean’s list honors at Georgia Southern

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized nearly 2,600 students for excellence in academics on the 2016 spring semester dean's list.

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


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