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Schools trying to prepare, adjust for student growth

Parents had the opportunity to hear plans for a possible redistricting of the Guyton, Marlow and Sand Hill school districts Thursday night.

February 21, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


SEMS chorus members make their pitch

Students in South Effingham Middle School's chorus helped to demonstrate teaching techniques at a music teachers' conference in Savannah last week.

February 21, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Parents anxious over school zoning proposal

Parents voiced concerns over plans to move students from Guyton Elementary and Marlow Elementary to Sand Hill Elementary at a public hearing Thursday.

February 21, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


3 area students named to dean's list at VSU

Three area students have been named to the fall 2007 dean's list at Valdosta State University in Valdosta. They include Carrie Rahn of Clyo, Tori Amanda Gay of Guyton and Kelly Erin Harper of Guyton.

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Hill places third at state FFA event

Effingham County High FFA member Jeremy Hill recently placed third in the State FFA Agricultural Electrification Career Development Event.

February 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Returning the gift with a gift

At Christmas, Rincon Elementary had the privilege of making Christmas cards for Senior Master Sgt. Walters who was serving in Iraq. His wife Pat is a fourth grade teacher at the school. He came to tell the students how much the cards meant to him while he was away from home. He patiently answered many questions from the boys and girls. He presented Mrs. Debi Atkins' first grade class and Mrs.Carol Bishop's third grade class (right) with American flags that had been flown over Iraq on Dec. 25, and he also gave the classes beautiful certificates. He was ...

February 14, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


STC to offer airframe, powerplant course

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College is offering an airframe and powerplant certification prep course for aircraft maintenance technicians wishing to take the next step in their career by earning their airframe and powerplant license.

February 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS students beat the market

ATLANTA - The way stock markets performed this fall, it was enough to make even the most seasoned investors queasy. Gains were quickly offset by losses - up on interest rate cuts, down on credit crunch news, up on employment news, down on energy costs.

February 12, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


A new revolution in fitness for Rincon Elementary

Students at Rincon Elementary have a new game to participate in during physical education as the school recently received "Dance, Dance Revolution," along with a Play Station 2 as another option to keep students moving.

February 12, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Williams, Callanan at GSU Scholars Showcase

More than 100 outstanding high school seniors were recently invited to attend Georgia Southern University's third annual Southern Scholars Showcase at its main campus in Statesboro.

February 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Young named special education teacher of year

February 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Drevlow named dean's scholar at Piedmont

Lindsay Drevlow of Rincon has been named a dean's scholar at Piedmont College after completing the recent fall semester with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.

February 09, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS FFA hosts annual wildlife supper, Christmas party

February 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Special recognition for special education efforts

The Effingham County Board of Education has been recognized by the state Department of Education for excellence in education of students with disabilities.

February 07, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


GMAT testing available at Ga. Southern in February

The Graduate Management Admissions Test will be offered at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro Feb. 2, 5 and 6. Testing will be conducted in the GMAT Mobile Testing Center, which will be located in the College of Business Administration lot on Forest Drive on the Georgia Southern campus.

February 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Incumbent board members to run again

The Effingham County Board of Education incumbents all have declared their intention to run again for their seats.

August 11, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Paramo earns silver medal at FCCLA event

Martha Paramo from Effingham College and Career Academy competed in food innovations and brought home a silver medal from the Family, Career and Community Leaders ...

August 04, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Big crowd for blowout

With the start of the 2015-16 school year imminent, the annual Effingham Connect back-to-school blowout drew thousands of parents and children to the Effingham County ...

August 04, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Little Rebels raise a cheer

The Effingham County High School Little Rebel cheer camp filled the ECHS gym with 70 kids taking part. The young cheerleaders, under the guidance throughout ...

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Education


King earns Georgia Power scholarship

Georgia Power announced that Jaret King has received a $2,500 Georgia Power scholarship through the company's scholarship program.

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School council elections to be held next month

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 ...

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Education


IDA signs on to help with sign for ECCA

A long-standing working relationship between the Effingham Industrial Development Authority and the Effingham College and Career Academy is now more than a handshake agreement.

July 28, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Big cheers at Mini Mustang Cheer Camp

Seventy-four young and aspiring cheerleaders attended the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp, getting instrution from the South Effingham High School cheerleaders throughout the week.

July 22, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students earn GFB scholarships for agriculture

Morgan Rushing and Sophie Usher are among 10 students statewide to receive a 2015 Georgia Farm Bureau Scholarship for Agriculture.

July 22, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Rincon’s Tang graduates from GSU law college

ATLANTA-Annie Tang of Rincon graduated from Georgia State University College of Law at the college's 31st commencement ceremony on May 15.

July 22, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn honors at North Georgia

DAHLONEGA-Dr. Bonita C. Jacobs, president of the University of North Georgia, recognized more than 1,000 students for their academic performance during spring semester ...

July 22, 2015 | Staff report | Education


It's back to school time!

The annual Clyo back-to-school rally was held Saturday at Clyo Community Center. The event is sponsored by Scott and Sons Trucking and a number of ...

July 21, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School board to start lining up E-SPLOST list items

Effingham County school board members will start putting together a list for the next round of the education special purpose local option sales tax.

July 21, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


BoE looks to close door on cabinet shop

The Effingham County Board of Education may be moving out of its old cabinet shop.

July 21, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Two Effingham students make North Georgia dean's list

DAHLONEGA-More than 1,700 students made the spring 2015 dean's lists at the University of North Georgia for achieving a 3.5 grade ...

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education


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