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Logistics students deliver more than books

Along with the skills they're acquiring for potential careers, students in the Effingham College and Career Academy's logistics program are gaining something even more valuable.

December 19, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Local students earn fall semester honors at UGA

Two Effingham County students were named to the University of Georgia presidential scholar list for fall semester 2013.

December 19, 2013 | Staff report | Education


AASU announces fall term dean’s list

The following local students were named to the fall 2013 dean's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University:

December 19, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Reading it from the top

Effingham County Schools Superintendent Randy Shearouse kicked off National Children's Book Week at Ebenezer Elementary by reading to the second-grade students.

December 19, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Writing scores slip slightly across county, state

Though Effingham County's scores on the Georgia High School Writing Test declined slightly from last year to this year, school officials see no cause for alarm.

December 16, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEHS chapter gets SADD grant

A group of local high school students is working to reduce injuries and deaths among young drivers, particularly the ones resulting from speeding, driving under the influence and texting while driving.

December 16, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Living and learning in the global village

Effingham County Middle School students from Amber Healy's sixth-grade world geography class participated recently in a Global Village Competition at Georgia Southern University, as part of the International Festival held by GSU's Center for International Studies.

December 16, 2013 | Staff report | Education


School board approves calendar for 2014-15

Effingham County students will take spring break the week after Easter next school year, but won't have to begin the CRCT the same week they return from the break.

December 12, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Muffins with mom, donuts with dad

To help promote literacy and parental involvement, Sand Hill Elementary School parents were invited to "Muffins with Mom and Donuts with Dad."

December 12, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Flying high at Springfield Elementary

The Springfield Elementary PTO treated the school's students to a professional BMX bike show.

December 09, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Deadline nearing for MLK essay, poster contests

Local students are encouraged to enter the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay and poster contests as part of Effingham County's annual observance honoring the slain civil rights leader.

December 09, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Ebenezer Elementary shows its characters

Ebenezer Elementary School enjoyed its annual book character parade to conclude National Children's Book Week.

December 05, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Guyton’s Rodriguez one of 12 to earn Crane Scholarship

John Rodriguez of Guyton was one of 12 University of Georgia students honored with the Crane Leadership Scholarship, which recognizes leadership in extracurricular activities and/or involvement with civic, community or religious organizations.

December 05, 2013 | Staff report | Education


A cotton pickin’ good time for 4-H’ers at Cotton Boll

Dressed in cotton products with various themed cotton commercials and ready to test their knowledge in consumer trends, Effingham County 4-H members excelled at the Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree competition.

December 05, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Effingham 4-H’ers take Georgia Southern tour

Effingham County 4-H members participated in "A Day at Southern," where they were able to get an inside look at college life, admission procedures and the overall operation system of Georgia Southern University.

December 05, 2013 | Staff report | Education


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County's youth celebrate Martin Luther King's legacy

As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance, children and adults participated in the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.

January 20, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham seniors attend GSU’s Scholars Day

STATESBORO - Eight students from Effingham County were among the more than 150 outstanding high school seniors recently invited to attend Georgia Southern University's Scholars Day.

January 13, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Board members sworn in

The Effingham County Board of Education's first meeting of 2015 began with Beth Helmly and Robert Grant being sworn in.

January 13, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Sand Hill students hear back from nation’s first lady

Some fifth-grade students at Sand Hill Elementary School wanted to voice their opinion about changes that have been made to their school lunches.

January 06, 2015 | Staff report | Education


State recognizes two Title I schools for performance

Two Effingham County schools earned recognition from the Georgia Department of Education as Title I reward schools this year.

January 06, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


High school writing scores jump

Effingham County students scored well on their final time taking the Georgia High School Writing Test.

December 30, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Awards night for Effingham 4-H

The Effingham 4-H held its annual awards banquet, recognizing its winners in several categories and the graduating seniors.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Brown selected for Leadership Georgia

Jacqueline Michelle Brown, school social worker for the Effingham County School System, has been named to the Leadership Georgia class of 2015.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers team up for Christmas cause

Effingham 4-H'ers partnered with the humanitarian organization Samaritan's Purse to participate this year in the Operation Christmas Child shoebox ministry.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Four local students make GCSU dean’s list

Four students from Effingham County completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2014 fall semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville.

December 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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