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Digger Dog visits local elementary schools

On Feb. 27 the Utilities Protection Center of Georgia's mascot, Digger Dog, visited students in second and third grades at Sand Hill Elementary School to encourage students "Call Before You Dig."

April 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

TCS commissioner to speak at STC graduation

SAVANNAH - Ron Jackson, commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, will deliver the commencement address at Savannah Technical College's spring graduation. Commencement exercises are scheduled for April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnny Mercer Theatre of the Savannah Civic Center to a potentially record number of graduates and their families.

April 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

EES' McLean a winner at state Agricultural Day

More than 300 students, parents, teachers and friends celebrated Agriculture Day in Georgia March 13 with Commissioner Tommy Irvin, Gov. Sonny Perdue and numerous state senators and representatives. The 73 award winners in the annual essay and art contests ate breakfast at the Agriculture Department before participating in the Capitol ceremony.

April 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Thompson prepared to compete at Interscholastic Equestrian Finals in April

Lauren Thompson, a seventh grade student at South Effingham Middle School, has been awarded the honor of representing her school and the Evermore Farm middle school equestrian team at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association hunt seat national finals on April 18 in West Springfield, Mass.

April 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Martin creates logo for state career academies, recognized by Lt. Gov. Cagle

Heather Martin a junior at South Effingham High School won a state contest to create the logo for the career academies in Georgia.

April 12, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education

Trip to Vegas pays off — in training — for SEHS student

Brandon Sikes is a senior at South Effingham High School, even though he is only at the school for one class a day.

April 12, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education

Morgan Zipperer crowned Miss Ebenezer Middle School

On March 1, Morgan Zipperer was crowned Miss EMS 2008.

April 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Keeping a promise

The junior class officers at Effingham County High School were presented a $2,500 check from the Peace Officers Association of Georgia to support prevention of drinking and driving at prom.

April 06, 2008 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education

Pre-K St. Patrick’s Day parade

Central Learning Center Pre-K classes had their annual St. Patrick's Day Shoebox Parade on Thursday. Pre-K'ers, with the help of their parents, created these shoebox floats for this event.

April 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

SEMS cheerleaders hold awards banquet

The South Effingham Middle School cheerleaders held their awards banquet recently and several girls were recognized for their outstanding performances on the squad during the past year.

April 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Schools’ job fair a big hit for system

The Effingham County School System held its second annual job fair on Saturday at Marlow Elementary School.

April 01, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education

Amanda Starling crowned Miss SEHS

April 01, 2008 | Photos by Sandi Van Orden | Education

Guyton Elementary holds first Quick Think-a-thon

Guyton Elementary held its first Quick Think-a-thon on Friday. Two contestants from each second grade class were chosen to compete. Judging the contest was Charla Connelly, Angie Roberts and Jacquelyn Jones.

April 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Ga Southern’s Phi Eta Sigma honor society inducts new members

STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern University chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society recently inducted 344 new members. To become a member of Phi Eta Sigma, a student must earn a GPA of 3.5 or greater during their freshmen year.

April 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

Patricia O’Day is chosen as Savannah Tech’s GOAL winner

SAVANNAH - Patricia O'Day, a practical nursing student at Savannah Technical College, has been named as the College's winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL).

April 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education

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E-SPLOST renewal passes easily

The Effingham County Board of Education applauded the vote last Tuesday that approved the next round of the educational special purpose local option sales tax.

November 10, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education

ECCA named finalist for college and career academy of the year

Effingham County College and Career Academy was named one of five finalists Thursday for the College and Career Academy of the Year at Lt. Gov ...

November 05, 2015 | Staff report | Education

SEHS cheer team takes Battle in the Boro

The SEHS varsity competition cheer team won first place in the 5A division at Battle in the Boro. The cheer competition was held Oct. 24 ...

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education

SEHS JV cheerleaders take first in statesboro

The South Effingham High School JV competition cheer team won first place again, winning the Battle in the Boro on Oct. 24 at Statesboro High ...

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education

SEMS cheerleaders take Battle in the Boro

The South Effingham Middle School Competition Cheerleaders brought home another win Oct. 24 at "Battle in the Boro" cheer competition, hosted by Statesboro High School ...

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Local students earn GSU honors

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 175 students on the 2015 summer semester president's list.

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Local students earn Ga. Southwestern scholarships

AMERICUS-The following students received scholarships from Georgia Southwestern State University for the 2015-16 academic year and were among nearly 350 scholarship recipients.

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education

A helping hand at Lakeview Manor

A group of ECE/FCCLA students visited Lakeview Manor recently. While there, the students talked with the residents, "assisted" with a Halloween craft, and gathered ...

November 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Where everyone is a champion

Students from each of Effingham's eight elementary schools participated in the Special Olympics at South Effingham High School on Oct. 23. High School students ...

October 28, 2015 | Staff report | Education

FCCLA members get pumped up at state rally

Youth from the Effingham College and Career Academy chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America recently participated in a motivational rally held Oct ...

October 27, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Lessons come to life for Springfield Elementary students

Springfield Elementary School students attended the Ebenezer Alive! educational program on Sept. 30 for their annual field trip. Ebenezer Alive!, New Ebenezer Retreat Center staff ...

October 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education

County ACT scores outpace state, national averages

More Effingham County high school students are taking the ACT for their college entrance examinations - and their scores are outpacing those at a state and ...

October 20, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education

Peading all about Pre-K Week

Guest readers brought the world of books and reading to Effingham County pre-kindergarten students last week during Pre-K Week.

October 13, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Usher chosen for UGA’s Cordelia Anne Ellis scholarship

Sophie Usher, a University of Georgia student from Clyo studying avian biology, has been selected to receive the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Cordelia ...

October 13, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Effingham 4-H’ers take a slice out of Spam challenge

4-H'ers in grades six through 12 gathered at the Effingham County Extension Office for their monthly 4-H club meeting, only to discover a very ...

October 13, 2015 | Staff report | Education

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