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School system taking new student registration

The Effingham County School System is now accepting new student registrations for the 2014-15 school year.

May 22, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Hall makes spring dean’s list at Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. - Erin Kinsley Hall of Springfield, whose major is health science, has been named to the dean's list at Clemson University for the spring 2014 semester.

May 22, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School system employees in line to get raise

Effingham County School System employees are on track to receive their first cost-of-living raise since 2008-09.

May 19, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Writing scores slip a little but still beat state average

The Effingham County School System's scores on the Georgia fifth-grade writing assessment dipped slightly this year from last year, though they remained above the state and regional averages.

May 19, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Miss ECMS crowned

Sarah Harden was crowned this year's winner of the annual Miss Effingham County Middle School pageant.

May 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn honors at University of Georgia

ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the names of students who were named Presidential Scholars or achieved the dean's list for spring semester.

May 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Rushing inducted into honors organization at Georgia Tech

ndrew Sanborn Rushing of Guyton was recently recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

May 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Finding their way through Project SEARCH

Teenage years are awkward enough, and Brandie Butler's were further complicated by emotional and behavioral challenges.

May 15, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECHS seniors honored as Georgia Scholars

Effingham County High School students Casie Wilson and Harrison Cowart have been selected as Georgia Scholars for 2014.

May 15, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H springs into action

A recent trip to a pottery studio gave Effingham 4-H'ers a chance to discover their hidden talents.

May 15, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Long named system’s special ed teacher of the year

Marcia Long enjoyed a big day on Wednesday.

May 12, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Local students recognized

Baumann graduates from Brenau University

May 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board sets a price for SEES work

The upcoming renovations to South Effingham Elementary School will have a maximum price tag of nearly $3.5 million.

May 12, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Deal to deliver GSU commencement address

More than 3,000 students will receive degrees from Georgia Southern University this weekend during the 86th annual spring commencement.

May 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School board District 4 candidate profiles

Beth Helmly

May 08, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


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Numbers on the rise for school system

The Effingham County School System had nearly 100 more students enrolled for the first week of school this year than last year.

August 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


FFA members take part in leadership conference

Two members from the Effingham County High School FFA chapter traveled to Washington, D.C., this summer to attend the Washington Leadership Conference, hosted by the National FFA Organization.

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS’ Beard named FFA area officer

COVINGTON - Austin Beard, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began his term as the Area 4 junior representative on Aug. 1-2, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference.

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School days are here

When Harley Thornton returned to South Effingham Elementary School for her first day of fifth grade, the campus looked considerably different than the last time she had seen it.

August 07, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


4-H hits the beach and more at Burton Center

Effingham County Junior 4-H'ers traveled a short distance this year to experience fun in the sun at their summer camp getaway. This year's camping spot was the 4-H Burton Center on Tybee Island.

August 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn dean’s list honors at UGA

The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.

August 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local ag teachers attend summer leadership event

Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 405 teachers from across the state who attended the annual Georgia Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association Summer Leadership Conference in July on Jekyll Island.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


YMCA taking applications for Christian Leadership Academy

The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership done from a Christian perspective.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ASU to hold ‘Start Strong, Start Now’

Armstrong State University will waive the application fee at a one-day-only registration event where prospective students will be able to get admitted and register for fall classes all in one day. Walk-ins are welcome.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong honored for its support of veterans, active duty

Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students. The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved institutions to partner with Veterans Affairs to help cover expenses that exceed the thresholds established under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Savannah Tech’s Vendeville named chef educator of the year

Jean Yves Vendeville, department chair and instructor at Savannah Technical College, received the American Culinary Federation 2014 Chef Educator of the Year Award and $5,000 during the ACF National Convention held in Kansas City, Mo.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


King receives Georgia Power scholarship

Jaret King, son of Georgia Power employee Dinah King at the company's Springfield office, is one of 21 students to receive a Georgia Power scholarship.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEES ready to start the year, with a new leader

South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.

July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECSO urges safety, caution with start of school year

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Schools to hold council elections

All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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