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.
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.
Monday morning most students at South Effingham High School didn't know what to think as part of the cafeteria had been blocked off with crime yellow scene tape.
Effingham, meet Chef Jean Yves Vendeville.
The Effingham County Retired Educators Association recently held their annual Grandparents Day essay contest. The contest was open to all fifth graders in the Effingham County School system. The essays were judged by local retired educators. There were three winners from each of the eight Effingham County elementary schools. The Effingham Retired Educators would like to thank Duane and Karen Engel, owners of Pappa's Pizza in Springfield, for their generous donation of prizes for all ...
After appealing to the Georgia Department of Education, South Effingham High School met Adequate Yearly Progress for 2011.
Melissa Nease has been chosen as "Parent of the Month" for December at Rincon Elementary School.
ST LOUIS-Meredith Arrington, agricultural educator at Effingham County High School, is one of 36 individuals nationwide who received the Teachers Turn the Key Award, given Nov. 19 at the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) annual convention in St. Louis.
Blandford Elementary School participated in an international cup stacking competition recently. The event promotes mental and physical fitness, as well as dexterity and agility.
South Effingham's FBLA club attended a motivational rally in Perry by the annual State Fair. While at the fair, the FBLA members who traveled on the trip listened to a guest speaker discuss his journey through many different eras of time.
Marlow Elementary held its annual fall festival and it was a success with the help of many, including South Effingham High NJROTC and members of SEHS Future Business Leaders of America.
South Effingham High School's Future Business Leaders of America members brought in a variety of candy to create trick-or-treat goody bags for the Backus Children's Hospital. Members who attended the meeting helped stuff and tie off approximately 30 treat bags.
The 2011 Marching Band season is history and the South Effingham Marching Mustangs had another banner year. The marching band begins its season each July with band camp, where band members learn basic marching techniques and the mechanics of their competition show.