ECHS Air Force JROTC Accomplishments/Highlights 2006-2007:
South Effingham Middle School hosted an open house for incoming students and their parents.
South Effingham Highs School's bands performed Tuesday night.
Effingham County School Superintendent Randy Shearouse told graduating seniors to use their talents as they move forward in their lives at the baccalaureate program Sunday at First Baptist Church of Rincon.
ATHENS - Georgia First District U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams, representatives of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other dignitaries will be present when the Barrier Island Research and Learning Center at UGA's Marine Institute on Sapelo Island is dedicated Monday.
Students at Ebenezer Middle School participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Pennies for Patients program, sponsored by EMS's Beta Club and student council.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will close all of its regional campuses, the office at the Fort Stewart Army Education Center, the Early Start Child Care Resource and Referral agency office in Brunswick and the Adult Literacy program offices for business all day, Friday as it holds its fifth annual Staff Development Day around the theme "Healthy, Wealthy and Wise."
Anyone interested in pursuing a graduate degree at Georgia Southern University is invited to attend an information session on Tuesday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Henderson Library, Room 1300 on the University campus in Statesboro.
Shamia Wallace and LaTrell Fennell, both students at Marlow Elementary, submitted the winning name for Georgia's new litter prevention and abatement mascot, "The Brown Trasher." Of the 7,000 entries the state received, 24 students submitted the winning name, "Buster." All 24 were invited to the mascot naming ceremony on March 23 at the capitol.
The United States Achievement Academy announced that Chelsea Baldwin from Rincon has been named a United States National Award Winner in cheerleading.
South Effingham High School landscape students performed their community project at Blandford Elementary.
Georgia's 11th Lt. Governor, Casey Cagle, will address 2,344 degree candidates at Georgia Southern University's spring 2007 commencement Saturday, May 5, beginning at 9 a.m. in Paulson Stadium. The candidates include 1,855 undergraduates and 489 graduate students.
Devin Zipperer of Rincon and Farren Crisp of Adams Run, S.C. were voted King and Queen at the USC Salkehatchie Student Spring Dance on April 13. Zipperer is a sophomore and is also a member of the USC Salkehatchie baseball team. Crisp is a sophomore.
Skye Mills, a sixth grade student at South Effingham Middle School, has been selected as a state winner in the River of Words Art and Poetry Project. As a member of the SEMS Gifted program, the prize-winning poetry was a result of a collaborative assignment between the scientific study of water and the literary genre of poetry.
Covenant Christian Academy is hosting an open house on Thursday at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The morning session will be held at the school, located at 505 N. Laurel Street in Springfield. The evening session will be held at Life Baptist Church on Highway 21, south of Springfield, which is the school's new location for 2007-2008.
Sami Wood, a sophomore at Effingham County High School, attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 14-16.
Valentine's Day brought new meaning to the residents of the Effingham Hospital Care Center. Effingham County 4-H'ers participated in constructing Valentine cards, baking cookies and playing bingo with the center's residents.
Second-graders at Ebenezer Elementary School put on a "living museum" to celebrate Georgia Day and highlight famous Georgians.
The Effingham County School System was one of six school districts in the state recognized by Gov. Nathan Deal and the Governor's Office of Workforce Development for having 100 percent of the system's high schools organized with a Go Build Georgia high school team.
The Effingham County High School FFA agricultural mechanics team recently took second place at the Area IV FFA Agricultural Mechanics Career Development Event at Treutlen County High School.
Armstrong Atlantic State University will host an open house for prospective students and their parents to learn how to start strong at Armstrong.
Former Harlem Globetrotter Larry "Gator" Rivers will be the special guest for the Feb. 22 winter session of Parent University-Effingham at Effingham County Middle School.
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:
State lawmakers got a formal introduction to Georgia Southern University last Thursday when university officials went to Atlanta for the first Georgia Southern Day at the Capitol.
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:
Effingham County Schools Superintendent Randy Shearouse may not be driving his pickup to school board meetings and other functions much longer.
Effingham County school board members will ask the county's legislative delegation to help push a pay bump through the General Assembly.
Effingham students make Georgia Tech dean's list
Jason Proctor of Rincon has been awarded two college scholarships worth a total of $68,000.