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Starling takes part in AP exam readings

Dr. Nathalie Starling was selected to participate in the annual reading and scoring of the College Board's AP examinations in U.S. History this June.

August 11, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Savannah Tech growth tops its peers

SAVANNAH - Figures just released from the Department of Technical and Adult Education Data Center show that Savannah Technical College ranks first among its peer group (12 institutions of similar size serving a similar demographic) in total enrollment growth, credit hours and full-time equivalent (FTE).

August 11, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Taft earns Doctor of Pharmacy

Jowanda Taft of Springfield received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and graduated from South University School of Pharmacy in Savannah on June 23.

August 09, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Anderson graduates magna cum laude

Ralph Anderson, of Rincon, completed requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree and graduated magna cum laude from Maryville College.

August 09, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


CCA looks to start new school year

The staff of Covenant Christian Academy is prepared for an open house to be held July 26 at 7 p.m. on their new campus at Life Baptist Church, 1541 Highway 21 S. in Springfield.

August 09, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Award-winning artists

Weekday Ministries day care at First Baptist Church of Rincon held art camp last week.

August 09, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Kight ready to lead EES

Ebenezer Elementary has a familiar face as the new principal, Beth Kight, assumed the role of principal on July 1.

August 07, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Schools make the grades

The Effingham County School System has earned the distinction of being one of 55 systems out of the 180 in the state to have all its schools meet Adequate Yearly Progress for the No Child Left Behind Act.

August 07, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Local students honored at VSU

Many local students who attend Valdosta State University have been recognized for their outstanding academic work.

August 04, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Lai, Turner earn UGA honors

Serena Lai and Katie Tanner of Rincon have been awarded Charter Scholarships by the University of Georgia's Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

August 04, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Race horse story is a winner

Marlow Elementary School has many young authors, but Lorin Alderman won the state young author competition.

August 03, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Jeffers earns VSU degree

Devon Jeffers, a 2003 alumna of Effingham County High School, graduated May 4 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in philosophy from Valdosta State University. The commencement ceremony took place in the P.E. complex at 4 p.m on main campus.

July 31, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


CCA readies for open house Tuesday

Covenant Christian Academy will be holding an open house tonight to showcase its new location, teachers and grade levels.

July 31, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Penney gets a TIP from Duke

While many students have been taking a break from classes over the summer, one South Effingham student spent three weeks studying cancer at Duke.

July 31, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Walk kickoff weathers storm

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – Coastal Empire held its kickoff for the 2007 Walk to Cure Diabetes at Grayson Stadium on June 30. Families and supporters gathered to get the latest information on juvenile diabetes and register for the Sept. 23 Walk to Cure Diabetes.

July 28, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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Georgia Southern receives research, education gift from Gulfstream

Georgia Southern University has announced a $225,000 contribution from Gulfstream Aerospace to support research and education at the university. This gift continues Georgia Southern's long relationship with Gulfstream, manufacturer of the world's most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft, which began with former Gulfstream president and CEO Allen E. Paulson.

November 25, 2014 | staff report | Education


EMS’ Eagle Winds honor band to play at UGA festival

Ebenezer Middle School's Eagle Winds honor band has been chosen to perform at the 24th annual University of Georgia Middle School Band Festival in December.

November 25, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECMS students named most creative at GSU International Festival

A group of Effingham County Middle School students participated in Georgia Southern University's Global Village Competition, as part of the International Festival hosted by the Center for International Studies.

November 25, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Blandford works up a sweat with cup stacking

For the fourth straight year, Blandford Elementary School joined a worldwide effort to set a record for the most people participating in sport stacking in a 24-hour period. Last year, BES was part of a Guinness-record 555,932 stackers.

November 18, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


South Effingham Middle School honors veterans

South Effingham Middle School hosted a Veterans Day program in the school gymnasium on Nov. 11.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


RES’ Ratner earns Master Teacher status

Kirbi Ratner is Effingham County's newest Master Teacher.

November 18, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECCA to host info session on aircraft assembly technician program

The Effingham College and Career Academy will host an information session about its new aircraft assembly technician program.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers a constant presence in Fair Week

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.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEMS cheerleaders make it four consecutive crowns

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheerleaders won the region championship for the fourth straight year.

November 18, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Ebenezer Middle School celebrates Veterans Day

Ebenezer Middle School saluted military service members with its annual Veterans Day program.

November 12, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Blandford Elementary salutes veterans

Blandford Elementary School hosted a new event this year for Veterans Day - a parade of veterans who are family members of BES students.

November 12, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Graduation rates on the rise across county

Effingham County improved its high school graduation rate for the second straight year, while also topping the state average by nearly 11 percentage points.

November 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Barge talks Common Core in Effingham visit

In his time as state schools superintendent, John Barge has heard plenty of criticism of the Common Core standards.

November 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham 4-H’ers earn top-six finish at state Challenge Bowl

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.

November 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEMS cheerleaders take Battle in the Boro

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.

November 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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