Effingham County's high school graduation rate is higher than the state average according to the final graduation rates released by the state Department of Education.
The 12th annual Celebrate AASU Day will take place Wednesday.
Students in Effingham County High School's Calculus and Physics Club will spend the month of October raising money for the Low County Down's Syndrome Association.
Students at Sand Hill Elementary had a visit from the Mobile Discovery Center on Tuesday.
Jennifer Sitman, a teacher at Guyton Elementary, and Jamie Crunkelton, a teacher at Marlow Elementary, won a visit from Truman, mascot of Kidsville News! for essays they wrote about how they use the monthly publication in their classrooms.
Lorin Alderman, now a second grade student at Marlow Elementary, was recently recognized in Atlanta as the state's first place winner for first grade in last spring's Young Author Contest.
Two students from South Effingham Elementary submitted the county's winning posters as part of the 2007 Georgia School Bus Safety Week held Sept. 17-22.
On Sept. 28, the Kindergartners at Blandford Elementary School had Johnny Appleseed Day. They learned about Johnny Appleseed whose real name was John Chapman. Students shown participated in many different "apple" activities including games, crafts and tasting apple food products.
Students at Effingham County High School raised approximately $5,000 for the Light the Night Walk to benefit cancer research.
Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John W. Oxendine has announced the state winners of the annual Fire Safety Essay contest and ECMS 7th grader Caroline Winters was named the runner-up for her grade level.
Lori Lancaster has spent more than seven years teaching fifth graders at South Effingham Elementary.
Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah present the Savannah Children's Book Festival in Forsyth Park on Nov. 17, with generous support from Gulfstream Aerospace.
Choruses from South Effingham Middle School and South Effingham High School performed at SEHS on Thursday.
The Effingham County school system is making changes to the art reach program this year. The program, which gives students the opportunity to learn more about art, will be limited to fourth grade students.
As National 4-H Week came to a close, the celebration of 4-H continued to resonate throughout Effingham as 4-H'ers geared up for the 71st Effingham County Fair.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheerleaders won the region championship for the fourth straight year.
Ebenezer Middle School saluted military service members with its annual Veterans Day program.
Blandford Elementary School hosted a new event this year for Veterans Day - a parade of veterans who are family members of BES students.
Effingham County improved its high school graduation rate for the second straight year, while also topping the state average by nearly 11 percentage points.
In his time as state schools superintendent, John Barge has heard plenty of criticism of the Common Core standards.
Effingham County students competed in the 4-H Challenge Bowl at the Georgia National Fair in Perry and brought home a top-six finish in the state.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place in the large division and grand champion at Battle in the Boro. They competed at Southeast Bulloch High School on Oct. 25 and won by 54 points. Bella Kay Tatum from SEMS won first place in the jump off.
Cadets with the Effingham Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol were "all in" to their most recent community service project, to help sort more than 10,000 pounds of canned food in preparation for the annual Thanksgiving meal provided by Manna House Ministries.
In honor of Veterans Day, Armstrong State University and Mountainfilm on Tour-Savannah will host a special screening of the documentary "Mending the Line" on Monday at 7 p.m. the Ogeechee Theatre in the Student Union, 11935 Abercorn St.
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College has selected Anthony A. (Tony) Faust as department head for fire science. In this role, Faust is responsible for teaching and coordinating academic programs and processes, as well as supervise faculty at all campuses for fire science.
Effingham County school officials hope students will be attending a new Rincon Elementary School in August 2017.
Effingham County High School and South Effingham High School both celebrated homecoming Friday night.
South Effingham High School will host its fifth annual Marching Mustang Invitational on Saturday at The Corral.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place at the Peachtree Ridge Invitational.