Effingham County High School students recently donated over 150 pair of jeans to the Teens for Jeans program sponsored by Aeropostale.
Marlow Learning Center held a movie and marshmallow night in December.
Ebenezer Middle Sixth grade Robert Allen, Ariana Bartley, Courtney Beasley, Claire Bergner, Nicholas Bidwell, Loren Billeiter, Yvonne Braddy, Benjamin Brennan, Nicholas Brown, Adam Bryant, Devony Calaway, Jacalyn Carper, Taylor Close, Jamall Collins, Haley Coulter, Addison Cowart, Daniel Cribbs, Scott Cribbs, Josey Denney, Chandler Drew, Chelsea Eddy, Ian Edmonds, Daniel Estes, Arianna Fournier, Sheldon Froehlich, Jonah Frost, Atiya Goethe, Parker Gordy, Ethan Granstrom, Elisabeth Habersham, Kayla Hancock, Layton Harrell, Aaron Harrison, Zane Harrison, Rachel Hartmann, Sarah ...
Georgia Southern University students from Effingham County have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 term. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must have at least a 3.50 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.
Marlow Learning Center held "Valen-time with Dad" on Feb. 9.
Keyondra Shanay Garvin of Springfield has accepted membership in Golden Key International Honour Society and was honored during a recent induction ceremony at Savannah State University.
Pint-sized fourth-grader Natalie Lugo came out T-R-I-U-M-P-H-A-N-T against contestants from each of the eight elementary school and the three middle schools to win the Effingham County spelling bee Tuesday morning.
John Howard of South Effingham High School has been named the STAR student for the Effingham County School System.
Blandford First grade Madison Abney, Katelyn Ainsworth, Victoria Aldridge, Jeremy Allen, Gavin Ballard, Gabriel Barreau, Lieah Blake, McKay Boyett, Joseph Bragg, Alexandra Brown, Samantha Buchanan, Carson Burns, Savannah Carpenter, Haleigh Chambers, Jadyn Coleman, Dylan Cornwell, Chesney Davis, Leighton Davis, Charles DeRouen, Alicia Fickling, Mike Garcia Mota, Mallory Goff, Malcolm Goldsby, Hannah Gordy, Layla Green, Madison Groover, Cameron Hall, Haley Hathaway, William Herrington, Olivia Grace Higgins, Nekiyah Hill, Trinity Howard, Iain Hutchinson, Alynah Jonas, Brennan Kelly, ...
The financial report for the Effingham County Board of Education is looking up after more than $11 million in property taxes was collected in January.
Students from Valentina Quarterman's advanced placement psychology class initiated a drive for donations to the Red Cross for Haitian earthquake relief. "As soon as it happened, the next day, we decided to collect funds," Quarterman said. The fundraising effort was conducted schoolwide.
After a four-day in-depth review of the Effingham County School System, the Quality Assurance Review team from AdvancED announced its recommendation for district accreditation as a quality school system at the school board meeting Wednesday.
The Duck Conservation Society picked up 25 wood duck nesting boxes built by students from South Effingham High School.
SAVANNAH – Official enrollment numbers for the start of the winter quarter 2010, show an increase of 18.8 percent in total credit enrollment from the same quarter last year, marking the second consecutive quarter that enrollment has topped 5,000 and the largest ever enrollment for winter quarter.
The Effingham County School System congratulates the staff and faculty from Rincon Elementary for the job they did in shutting down their school for the 2009 winter holidays.
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.
Effingham schools will start the 2012-13 year Aug. 1, with week-long breaks spaced throughout the year.
"Tis' the season for giving" as one might describe the holidays. Through all the hustle and bustle that accompanies the month of December, the fundamental concept of giving still remains a universal theme of Christmas, and one FBLA chapter was determined not to let Saint Nick be the only generous one.
On Nov. 11, Effingham County High School FBLA officers traveled to Athens to attend the Fall Leadership Conference. The officers participated in different leadership workshops based on the office they hold.
The FBLA members and business education students at Effingham County High School got the opportunity to participate in a program called "Journey through Justice" sponsored by the State Bar of Georgia.
On Nov. 11, 17 members and two advisors from South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the Fall Leadership Conference at the Classic Center in Athens. This conference consists of leadership workshops, networking opportunities and competition for FBLA members from all across the state.
Eleven of the ECHS FBLA members attended the Fall Motivational Rally/Competition in Perry. Students were introduced to the state and region officers for the 2011-12 term. Award winners from the National Conference were announced and congratulated. Students were entertained by a motivational speaker. Once the rally was over, all 11 students competed in events such as economics, business law, banking and finance, sports management, hospitality management, health care administration, and computer applications. After the competition, ...
The Effingham County Board of Education closed on a big gift just in time for the holidays.
The South Effingham High School pre-K celebrated a Holiday Craft Day with Santa on Dec. 16. The two-hour event featured Santa's visit with the pre-K students, holiday craft-making at activity tables, gift-giving and a Christmas party of tasty snacks and good cheer.
The Governor's Honors Program, known as GHP, is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors. A function of the Georgia Department of Education, it takes place on the campus of Valdosta State University. The 2012 program will be the 49th summer, making it the longest continually running program of its kind in the nation.
During November and December, South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America helped provide Thanksgiving dinner to a needy family and fill Christmas wish lists for 17 children, all in the county. FBLA partnered with Future Educators of America and Family Career Community Leaders of America and respective classes to bring in numerous donations to help fill wishes for less privileged children in the county.
High schools in Effingham County will be on a seven-period day schedule for the 2012-13 school year.