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.
All Effingham County Schools will hold elections in August for their 2013-14 school councils. Each school will have a meeting for parents to nominate and vote for the parent representatives on its school council. Parents may also be nominated on the written form that will be sent home with students. Following is the schedule for parent election meetings: Aug. 20 South Effingham High School – 4:30 p.m., cafeteria Aug. 22 Ebenezer Elementary – 6 p.m., ...
ATLANTA - Four students from Effingham County made the dean's list for spring semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Morgan McDaniel, a graduate of Effingham County High School, was awarded the Pres Henne Youth Apprenticeship Scholar for Engineers by Gulfstream Aerospace.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) has launched a new program for students in Georgia's 12th Congressional District, "Barrow's Bookworms." The inaugural program is for students in elementary school for the 2013-14 academic year.
Effingham Women in Business welcomed Tierney Hagan from Effingham County High School to its July meeting. Hagan received a $500 scholarship from EWIB.
Scott and Sons Trucking, with help from many other sponsors and groups, held its annual back-to-school rally Saturday at the Clyo Community Center.
Every year the Effingham County 4-H staff rewards teachers and their students based on their individual and corporate classroom participation in various project areas.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 245th commencement exercises.
Erin Woodcock and Jackie Brown, social workers for Effingham County Schools, spoke at the July meeting of Effingham Women in Business.
Every year, the Effingham County 4-H staff rewards teachers and their students based on their individual and corporate classroom participation in various project areas.
WALESKA - Jessica Brown of Guyton was among the 172 students who graduated from Reinhardt University in the spring semester of 2013.
The Effingham County Extension office was full of creativity recently, as 4-H agents met with an assembly of teenagers from Bulloch, Burke, Candler, Effingham and Screven counties.
Like their students, teachers in Coastal Georgia look forward to their summer vacation. But this summer, a few of those teachers will take some of their time to continue learning as they connect to Invitational and Advanced Summer Institutes through the Coastal Savannah Writing Project (CSWP), a unique opportunity to expand their knowledge and understanding of how best to teach literacy skills across the grade levels and content areas. Seventeen Savannah-area teachers gathered on the ...
The competition cheerleading squads from Effingham County's two high schools each brought home a third-place finish from the state competition in Columbus.
Blandford Elementary School students exercised their bodies as well as their minds, and just might have helped set a Guinness world record in the process.
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.