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Staying safe online with steps to prevent cyberbullying

If you're like most teenagers, you spend a lot of time on a cell phone or instant messenger chatting with friends and uploading photos, videos and music to Web sites. You may have online friends whom you've never met in person, with whom you play games and exchange messages.

September 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Board makes investment in new elementary art program

If a picture is worth a thousand words, just imagine the value of an art education program.

September 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Stepping up to the challenge at SEHS

South Effingham High School has seen its Advanced Placement courses increase by more than 200 percent in the last five years.

September 12, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


South Effingham NJROTC cadets are off to a good start

Cadets from South Effingham High School's NJROTC performed numerous community service projects at the YMCA in Rincon on Aug. 9.

September 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


State BOE recognizes SEES media program

South Effingham Elementary Principal Cheryl Christain had a hard time at first finding the words to adequately describe the impact that her media specialist, Peggy Helmly, has on her students and her school's environment.

September 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Retired educators award scholarships

September 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Showtime for the Rebel Regiment

The Effingham County High School Marching Rebel Regiment tuned up for a season of performances with a rehearsal Saturday evening at ECHS. The season of halftime shows begins Aug. 29 at Burke County as the Rebels travel to Waynesboro to take on the Bears, and the first home show of the season will be Sept. 12 against Liberty County.

September 09, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Emily Rodgers begins term as an area FFA officer

COVINGTON-Emily Rodgers, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began her term as the Area 4 Secretary on Aug. 8-9, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference.

September 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Yarbrough receives leadership award

September 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


STC announces new executive director of information technology

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College proudly announces Jason Williams as the college's new executive director of information technology.

September 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


System expects schools to make AYP

The Effingham County School System projects all schools will be shown to make adequate yearly progress when the recalculations are released in September.

September 02, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


School system CRCT retests a success

Summer CRCT retest scores show improvement for Effingham County students who did not meet standards in the spring.

September 02, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


New School Council members to be elected in August

The General Assembly requires that all public school systems in Georgia have school councils in place for the purposes of bringing communities and schools closer together in a spirit of cooperation to solve difficult education problems, improve academic achievement, provide support for teachers and administrators, and bring parents into the school-based decision-making process.

August 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Already a busy week for board, schools

Vickie Decker was sworn in as a member of the Effingham County Board of Education Wednesday. Decker is filling the seat vacated by Vera Jones, former chairperson, who resigned last month after moving out of District 5.

August 29, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Buses ready for the school year

ATLANTA - As school systems across Georgia begin the new school year, the Georgia Department of Public Safety says the state's public school buses are ready for their daily tasks as well. The Department's Motor Carrier Compliance Division has completed its annual inspection of buses as required under Georgia law.

August 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Local students make dean’s list at VSU

VALDOSTA-Valdosta State University announced its spring 2016 dean's list. Students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on ...

June 28, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Walker graduates from Brewton-Parker

MOUNT VERNON-Robert Adam Walker of Springfield graduated from Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon following the May 2016 term, announced Dr. Robert Brian, provost.

June 28, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Youmans named to Dean dean’s list

FRANKLIN, Mass.-Dean College announce that Eliza Youmans from Guyton has earned a place on the dean's list for the spring 2016 semester.

June 28, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Hall completes degree at Coker College

HARTSVILLE, S.C.-Taylor Hall of Springfield, graduated from Coker College May 14 with a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry.

June 28, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Proctor makes Auburn dean’s list

Jason Proctor of Rincon was named to the dean's list at Auburn University.

June 28, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Teen Leader training at 4-H

4-H Teen Leaders serve as mentors and are positive role models for younger 4-H members. By participating in the Georgia 4-H Certified Teen Leader Training ...

June 22, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Effingham student among STC contingent heading to France

SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College's Culinary Institute of Savannah has selected five culinary/baking and pastry arts students to study at the Academy of Toulouse ...

June 22, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn Ga. Tech degrees

The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute's 251st Commencement exercises on May 6 ...

June 22, 2016 | Staff report | Education


School board OKs $97M budget

The Effingham County Board of Education approved its budget for the next fiscal year, after a couple of tweaks, at its meeting Thursday night.

June 22, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Middle and high school honor rolls

Ebenezer Middle School

June 21, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Elementary school honor rolls

Blandford Elementary

June 21, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Effingham Orchestra hands out scholarships

Effingham Community Orchestra has awarded its sixth annual academic scholarships.

June 15, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Strickland awarded Georgia Power scholarship

VALDOSTA-Cassidy Strickland of Rincon has been awarded a Georgia Power Recruitment and Retention Fund Scholarship at Valdosta State University for the 2016-17 academic year.

June 15, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Beasley graduates from Mary Baldwin College

STAUNTON, VA-Amanda Kay Beasley of Rincon earned a bachelor of arts magna cum laude at Mary Baldwin College's commencement ceremony on May 22.

June 15, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Mullenix earns master’s from Marist College

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.-Melissa Mullenix of Guyton received a master's degree in business administration from Marist College the weekend of May 20.

June 15, 2016 | Staff report | Education


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