Scores for Effingham County's high schools from last fall's end of course tests look promising, as the system performed above the state average in most subjects.
Elizabeth Gail Pabst was crowned Miss Berry College 2010. Pabst is a 2007 honor graduate of Effingham County High School. She is a junior at Berry College in Rome, where she is majoring in government with a minor in public relations. She is also a member of Berry's nationally-ranked equestrian team. She is the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. George C. Pabst of Guyton and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Verne C. Pabst of ...
The Springfield Elementary School Invention Convention exhibited the little light bulbs turning on in its students' imaginations.
In February, Blandford Elementary observed National Children's Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.
Fourth graders at Springfield Elementary School posed throughout the halls dressed as historical figures they have researched for several weeks for a wax museum project.
On Feb. 16, the Effingham County Hussars Chapter 2285 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Georgia Division, presented a Georgia Day program to 105 fifth graders and teachers at Springfield Elementary School.
Students performing in South Effingham High's talent show left a packed house nothing short of jazzed.
Contrary to some reports, the Effingham County Board of Education is not looking at going to a four-day school week as an option to save money.
The Effingham County High School FFA Agricultural Mechanics Team recently won the Area IV FFA Agricultural Mechanics Career Development Event held at Johnson County High School on Feb. 9.
Feb. 13 was National FBLA Community Service Day and eight members of South Effingham High School FBLA along with their adviser Martha Ross and Ricky Truluck, a parent volunteer, spent the day volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House.
The Junior Beta Club at Sand Hill Elementary School made more than 150 Valentine's Day cards for residents at Lakeview Manor Community and the Effingham County Hospital. Each member was asked to make at least four cards that demonstrated their creativity for the Junior Beta Club's February service learning project.
Rajvi Dave, daughter of Yogeshkumar and Sumita Dave of Rincon, was crowned Miss Ebenezer Middle School 2010 on Feb. 6. Dave is an 8th grader at EMS.
Effingham County High School FBLA attended the Region 3 Leadership Conference at Wayne County High School on Jan. 21. Twenty-two members attended and competed in different business areas. The areas included taking online tests, skills tests, and performance events.
Students pictured were chosen by their grade level teachers to represent their team as citizen of the month for January at South Effingham Middle School.
South Effingham High School seniors from Mary Cale Anderegg's art class worked three days painting a mural reflective of their school's spirit at the Rincon Wal-Mart entrance. Effingham County High School students previously painted a similar mural at the other end of the store.
The South Effingham High School Talent Show Extravaganza will be held on Friday in the high school cafeteria auditorium. The show starts at 6 p.m.
After waiting through two education special purpose local option sales tax project lists, South Effingham High School will finally get a fieldhouse.
Don White Jr. of Rincon has been named to the President's List at Thomas University for the fall 2011 semester.
Ashlyn Wiggins, a seventh grader from Ebenezer Middle School, was stunned when the judges nodded that she had spelled her final word correctly.
The Effingham County Board of Education agreed to gradually reduce the required number of credits needed for high school graduation to align with the new seven-period day schedule.
More than 50 volunteers spent their Saturday morning digging in the dirt at Guyton Elementary School.
County high schools will have a big incentive for staying on their best behavior leading up to their final year.
Jessica Smart has been chosen as "Parent of the Month" for January at Rincon Elementary School. She has one son, Antonio Lexie, who is in second grade.
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College will offer general information sessions about GED testing at 2 p.m. on Jan. 25 and Feb. 22 and at 10 a.m. on Feb. 8. The one-hour sessions will be held at the STC Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road in the Academic Commons Building, Room B126.
Holly Usher, assistant principal at Ebenezer Middle School, presents the retired jersey of the late Ramona Lovett to Dr. Brenda Lovett on Friday afternoon. Ramona Lovett, who had been principal at EMS, passed away earlier this school year. The presentation was made between the South Effingham Middle School-EMS basketball games at Ebenezer Middle School.
Emma Rawlins, 12, of Springfield, was among those honored at the annual Coastal Hunter Circuit year end banquet on Sunday night. She was awarded Reserve Champion in four separate classes, including 11 and under flat, 11 and under over 2 feet fences, Short Stirrup flat and Short Stirrup Hunter. She was also third overall in Short Stirrup over 2 feet fences. Rawlins is a sixth grader at Ebenezer Middle School and is the daughter of Shea and Chris Rawlins.
COCHRAN-Middle Georgia College Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Mary Lou Frank, has announced that three students from Effingham County have been cited for scholastic achievement during MGC's fall 2011 semester.
Georgia Southern University has assembled its 2012 Southern's Orientation, Advisement, and Registration (SOAR) Team to help guide incoming freshmen through orientation during summer SOAR sessions.
Georgia Southern University's online graduate programs in business, education, information technology and nursing have been ranked among the nation's best in the first edition of Top Online Education Program rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
Overall, the Effingham County School System believes its high school writing program is strong and continuing to improve.