Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel delivered his annual State of the University address to faculty and staff on Wednesday morning at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center during the annual fall convocation.
Five officers from the Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Effingham County High School attended the Summer Leadership and Officer Training Summit (SLOTS) at Swainsboro High School in July.
Effingham County students scored higher than the state average in every subject in every grade level on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests this past school year.
The Effingham County School System began the 2013-14 academic year with nearly the same number of students as it had last year.
Former first lady Laura Bush will speak at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. The appearance by one of the most admired American first ladies is part of the university's Leadership Lecture Series which allows Georgia Southern students to learn from U.S. and world leaders.
Savannah Technical College is offering 30 GED-prep students the opportunity to begin training in welding or industrial systems at the Savannah campus, while studying for the GED this fall.
Junior and Senior club members were recognized and received awards for their achievements at the 4-H awards banquet. The banquet themed "4-H ... How Sweet It Is" focused on the experiences of 4-H through trips, events, honors, awards and opportunities. Natalie Starling, Senior club president and graduating senior, served as the mistress of ceremonies for the evening. Entertainment was provided by Hillary Usher.
Hanna Hodges certainly beat the crowd for her son Grant's first day of pre-kindergarten.
Springfield Elementary School Principal Terri Johnson was a special guest for a reception at the Governor's Mansion on July 31.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has extended its fall semester enrollment deadline until Aug. 15. First-time or transferring students must submit all admissions paperwork prior to the enrollment deadline.
Although she no longer calls Effingham County home, Hannah Boyd is continuing the community service that comes with being the reigning Miss Effingham County High School.
The first day of school is always hectic, and ongoing road work along Highway 119 could add stress to Monday's start of classes for Effingham County schools.
System-wide requirement: Students cannot use book bags on wheels. The Effingham County Board of Education does not allow them because of tripping that could occur in crowded hallways. The only types of book bags allowed are mesh or clear ones. Blandford Elementary Kindergarten KinderMat (red and blue four-fold plastic) 16-count crayons Glue sticks Washable markers basic colors Blunt-tip scissors Two large pink handheld ...
Tired of cold Ohio winters, Karen Powell was determined to begin her teaching career in Georgia.
During the July meeting of the Effingham chapter of the Georgia Hunting and Fishing Federation, checks were presented to support the rifle teams in the JROTC programs of both South Effingham and Effingham County high schools.
Eighteen members of Effingham County High School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter attended the 2013 Fall Motivational Rally/Competition in Perry.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won the region championship for the third consecutive year.
The many Veterans Day programs at Effingham County schools included Marlow Elementary students presenting gifts to local service men and women.
Army veteran Kit Lowe was this year's guest speaker for Ebenezer Middle School's annual Veterans Day assembly, but it wasn't his first time talking to students there.
Effingham County High School faculty have worn apple-green "Ask Me About My College" buttons this week as teachers introduce high school seniors to their own alma maters in preparation for Apply to College Week next week.
Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle issued a challenge Thursday to a group of education and business leaders from across the state assembled at the Effingham College and Career Academy.
The Effingham County School System was one of the first in Georgia to receive funds for its own career academy, and it continues to serve as a model for others in the state.
Effingham County's high schools brought home a pair of competition cheerleading region championships over the weekend.
Effingham County high school honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period:
Effingham County middle school honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period:
Armstrong Atlantic State University's office of veteran affairs is host a weeklong series of events celebrating the service of the university's military and veteran students. The university's inaugural Military Appreciation Week will raise money for local military organizations and heighten awareness about timely issues affecting the military community.
Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:
Students at South Effingham High School have joined SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing destructive decisions, particularly underage drinking, other drug use, impaired driving, and teen violence and suicide.
Parker's convenience stores recently gave a $3,000 Fueling the Community check to the Effingham County School System. The donation, presented at Guyton Elementary School, is part of a larger charitable contribution to area schools in Georgia and South Carolina.
The South Effingham High School wind ensemble will perform with Vincent DiMartino at First Presbyterian Church of Savannah as part of their Music with a Mission on Sunday at 3 p.m.