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County scores beating state average on GHSGT

Effingham County high school students continue to perform well on the high school graduation test, but there were slight decreases in areas of testing compared to last year's test takers.

July 15, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


School board gets a glance at CRCT results

Preliminary Criterion Referenced Competency Test results show drops in student performance on new Georgia Performance Standards portions of the test among Effingham County students. But other content areas remain strong.

July 12, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


BoE adopts $87.6M budget

Effingham County school board members unanimously approved their budget for the 2008-09 year Monday night and with it, the millage they will levy on county property owners in a special called meeting.

July 10, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Education


Effingham Academy classmates gather

July 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Augusta’s Elam named interim STC president

Atlanta - Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson has named Terry Elam, the president of Augusta Technical College, as the interim president of Savannah Technical College.

July 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Two Effingham teens to graduate from YCA

Two Effingham County teens are among more than 150 teens set to graduate from the National Guard sponsored Youth Challenge Academy at graduation ceremonies on June 21 at 3 p.m. at the Macon City Auditorium.

July 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Covenant Christian holds science fair

Covenant Christian Academy is a classical Christian school located at 1541 Highway 21 S. Springfield. For more information, call 754-1511 or visit its Web site at www.ccaeffingham.com

July 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Anderson receives scholarship from Citizens Bank

Ian Anderson was the recipient this year of the Citizens Bank of Effingham Scholarship Fund. This scholarship, in the amount of $1,000 was awarded to one student in the county who excelled academically and showed leadership qualities through their volunteer work in their community and church.

July 05, 2008 | Staff Report | Education




Local students named to Ga. Southern spring president’s list

Georgia Southern University students from your area have been named to the president's list for the spring 2008 term. These students have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


VSU announces dean’s list

The following area students have been named to the spring 2008 dean's list at Valdosta State University in Valdosta. To make the dean's list, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and must have a semester grade point average of at least 3.66 with at least 10 hours of course work. Grade point averages are based on a 4.0 scale.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Area students named to GSU dean’s list

Georgia Southern University students from the area have been named to the dean's list for the dpring 2008 term. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must have at least a 3.50 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


Local students participate in GSU spring commencement

These students are candidates for degrees from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro. The ceremony was held May 10, in Paulson Stadium. U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Georgia) delivered the commencement address.

July 03, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


School board OKs request for CTAE programs

The Effingham County Board of Education approved a request for approximately $1.2 million for career, technical and agricultural education programs in the system.

July 01, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


UGA congratulates first honor graduates

ATHENS - Thirty-five students at the University of Georgia received First Honor Graduation distinctions at the May 10 commencement ceremonies.

July 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Education


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Schools get high marks in CCRPI

Effingham County schools got a four-star rating from the state Department of Education on how well they spend money, and 11 schools got four stars ...

July 19, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Local teachers take part in Georgia-Pacific programs

Three teachers from Effingham County schools were recently selected to spend part of their summer engaging in programs designed to help them bring academic subjects ...

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Heritage FCU hands out scholarships

Georgia Heritage FCU announced college scholarship award winners for 2016. Bethany Dyals, daughter of Christopher and Janna Dyals of Guyton, and Raquel Hazzard, daughter of ...

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


It was a ‘paw-ty’ for Reading Recovery end-of-year celebration

This year, the Reading Recovery teachers from Effingham County wanted to celebrate the success of the program and the students who are a part of ...

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Hebert takes the helm at GSU

Jaimie Hebert, Ph.D., assumed his position as Georgia Southern University's 13th president Friday.

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


Boyd makes CSU spring dean’s list

CHARLESTON, S.C.-Charleston Southern University has named Brittany Boyd of Bloomingdale to the dean's list for the spring 2016 semester. Boyd is a ...

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


Health Department to hold two back-to-school immunization clinics

The Effingham County Health Department will host back-to-school immunization clinics July 21 and Aug. 2, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., at the health ...

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


Effingham students earn dean’s list honors at Georgia Southern

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized nearly 2,600 students for excellence in academics on the 2016 spring semester dean's list.

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Education


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