Until Tuesday morning, the SEHS class of 2010 valedictorian and salutatorian were unclear as the top three GPAs were squeezed within tenths of a percentage point of each other.
The Marlow Elementary Wellness Team is taking fitness seriously with the construction of a walking trail on the school's campus.
Teachers from South Effingham Middle and South Effingham High continued their tradition of waving good-bye to the buses as they depart after the last day of classes. But the last bus out would not start, and teachers Denise Dawson, Amanda Maslen, Mary Cale Anderegg and Petty Officer 1st Class Ross Johnson rushed to get the last bus out of the lot.
Gerald "Mitchell" Jones, son of Dennis M. and Vera Jones, has been named to the dean's list at Georgia Tech Savannah.
SAVANNAH–Dr. Josephine Reed-Taylor, deputy commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, will deliver the commencement address at Savannah Technical College's spring graduation June 8 at 6 p.m. in the Johnny Mercer Theatre.
Guyton Elementary School celebrated the end of another school year by having its second annual art show April 29
On May 10, more than 40 volunteers from Georgia-Pacific descended on South Effingham Middle School to host a field day for the students.
Three Effingham County students are top winners in the Savannah Children's Book Festival Poster Contest, sponsored by Live Oak Public Libraries. The contest was divided into three categories: elementary, middle school, high school and college.
Right before their senior class picnic last Thursday and just after graduation practice, the three top students in the Effingham County High School class of 2010 sat down to share their thoughts on life, so far.
Sunday afternoon at First Baptist Church of Rincon, ECHS and SEHS 2010 graduates were honored at the Baccalaureate Service. While Dr. Benny Ferguson dean of music at Young Harris College delivered the message, pastors from St. Boniface Catholic Church, Rincon United Methodist Church, Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church and First Baptist Church of Rincon participated in the service. Mary Catherine Smith and J.B. Braswell gave testimonies; Brayden Saxon read the scripture; Wade Rodgers gave the student ...
New residents to Effingham County are encouraged to register their children for enrollment in the Effingham County Public School System as early as possible before Aug. 9, which is the first day of the 2010-11 school term. Those who choose to register the last week before school starts may experience an extremely long wait.
Elizabeth Pabst, a junior government major from Guyton, was one of 17 students representing Berry College's Model United Nations team to earn honorable mention for their work in representing the Democratic Republic of Congo during the 2010 National Model UN Conference in New York City.
ATHENS-The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who were named Presidential Scholars or achieved the Dean's List for fall semester.
Students and teachers at Blandford Elementary School participated in an International Arts Festival by making different masks and paintings among other things.
Highlights of the South Effingham Future Farmers of Association banquet included FFA president Paige Zittrauer winning the Dekalb Award, and Josh Spivey, Shane Larson and Morgan Kessler being recognized as outstanding seniors. Mason Tippins and Casey Weredyk provided intermittent entertainment throughout the evening, and the senior officers shared a tearful moment with their parents on stage during a slideshow down memory lane.
These Blandford Elementary students received a superior rating for their projects at the Georgia Student Media Festival in April. Their projects will advance to the International Student Media Festival this summer.
Every year, the Exchange Club of Effingham County accepts nominations for its annual ACE (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award. The award recognizes high school seniors who have made a dramatic change in their attitude and performance while in school. The students have overcome great physical, emotional or social obstacles.
After being actively involved in Effingham County High School's music program for four years, including the last two as drum major for the marching band, Jacqueline Zantow is considering earning a degree in music in college.
For most high school seniors, graduation day is a farewell.
Effingham County High School senior
Eleven Effingham County Schools employees were recognized at last week's board of education meeting for completing the Aspiring Leaders Program.
Ashia Kendra Dimiya Miller, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Miller, graduated with a liberal arts degree in music from Florida State University during a commencement ceremony on April 28.
COCHRAN-Middle Georgia College Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Mary Lou Frank, has announced that four students from Effingham County have been cited for scholastic achievement during MGC's spring 2012 semester.
MOUNT VERNON-Michelle DeLane Zipperer of Springfield graduated from Brewton-Parker College, Mount Vernon, following the May 2012 term, announced Dr. Chris Jones, interim provost.
The Exchange Club of Effingham County has announced this year's nominees for its Youth of the Year Award. Every year the Exchange Club accepts nominations from the local high schools for the award, which is presented to a young person judged to be the most outstanding achiever in school activities, community service activities, academics and special achievements as set forth by the National Exchange Club's Youth of the Year Program criteria.
Unit GA-938, the Air Force Junior ROTC at Effingham County High School, has been selected by the Air Force to receive the 2011-12 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award (DUA) with Merit. This award recognizes Air Force Junior ROTC units that have performed above and beyond normal expectations, and that have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and community while meeting the Air Force Junior ROTC mission of producing better citizens ...
ATLANTA-More than 56,000 Georgia school children are learning about energy efficiency and the electric utility industry through a statewide Georgia Power education initiative aimed at third-, fifth- and eighth-graders.
After keeping its millage rate constant at 15.333 for the past three years, the Effingham County Board of Education gave preliminary approval Thursday to raising the rate to 16.895 for the coming fiscal year.
Each grade level studied and represented different countries and cultures as Blandford Elementary School celebrated its annual arts festival.