The cafeteria at South Effingham Elementary School was transformed into an art gallery Tuesday night as parents, students and staff came out to see and buy student artwork.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized the FFA group representing South Effingham schools for receiving the Herdsman Award in February at the State Fair in Perry.
With the current special purpose local option sales tax coming to an end, Dr. Slade Helmly presented the school board a draft of plans for the renewed SPLOST IV and recommended a referendum for its approval be placed on the November ballot.
There were nine contestants in this year's Miss SEHS pageant, but freshman Natalie Starling took the tiara.
Forget Paris and New York, fashion has hit Effingham. Saturday, eight student designers and their models did their little turns on the catwalk at South Effingham High's 4th annual Fashion Show, themed "Dusk to Dawn." Either alone or in teams, these designers worked outside of school since September to create clothing in three categories: "Plant Life," "Different….But the Same" and "Go Green!" For "Plant Life," the students used the botanical world to inspire their designs. ...
Hundreds of Effingham County Middle School students stayed after school not for detention, but in the name of science on April 8.
Because of their exceptional academic abilities, 38 seventh graders from Effingham County qualified for participation in the Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) 7th Grade Talent Search, sponsored by Duke University.
Effingham County Board of Education members and staff have begun looking at possible ways to trim its thinning budget even more.
Effingham County Board of Education members have approved a five-year facilities plan that included building a new high school to support the projected population growth in the county.
The Effingham County Board of Education has approved a recommendation to temporarily integrate pre-kindergarten and pre-school intervention students into their district elementary schools beginning next fall.
Effingham County has been approved to receive an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant for $300,000 from the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority to implement energy savings projects into the community.
The Effingham County Middle School seventh grade band received Straight Superior ratings for their performance and an Excellent rating in sight reading on stage at the District 1 Band Festival held at Armstrong Atlantic State University on March 12.
Ebenezer Middle School Sixth grade Robert Allen, Mary Anthony, Avery Beacham, Courtney Beasley, Claire Bergner, Loren Billeiter, Benjamin Brennan, Adam Bryant, Devony Calaway, Jacalyn Carper, Taylor Close, Haley Coulter, Addison Cowart, Daniel Cribbs, Scott Cribbs, Solimar Darien, Josey Denney, Chandler Drew, Chelsea Eddy, Ian Edmonds, Marvin Evans, Ryley Flathman, Lila Fort, Caitlyn Foster, Arianna Fournier, Sheldon Froehlich, Jonah Frost, Atiya Goethe, Parker Gordy, Nicholas Goss, Erin Goudeau, Ethan Granstrom, Elisabeth Habersham, Kayla Hancock, Layton Harrell, ...
Winners for the Young Authors Writing Competition in Effingham County were recognized at the last board of education meeting.
The Effingham County High School FFA Agricultural Mechanics Team recently placed fifth at the State FFA Agricultural Mechanics Career Development Event.
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.
Georgia Southern University has been named one of the most military friendly universities in the country in "Military Advanced Education's 2012 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities." Georgia Southern will be featured in the December 2011 issue of the publication.
The door to Anna Barton's classroom reads "Fall into Reading," with students' red, orange and gold cut-out handprints playing a tree's changing leaves and reaching to get inside.
Students, parents and others expressed concerns and disapproval Thursday night of the Effingham County Board of Education's consideration to move high schools to a traditional seven-period day schedule.
In a time of budgetary woes, Effingham County Board of Education does something to look forward to.
It might be an understatement to say Abby Smith feels right at home in her new job.
The Effingham County School System was challenged recently when the economic downturn reduced revenues from both state and local sources, forcing the district to reduce costs while maintaining the innovative technologies it had implemented over the past several years.
The South Effingham High School Marching Mustangs, band directors, band boosters and parents hosted the 2nd Annual Marching Mustang Invitational marching band competition at The Corral on Oct. 29.
Ronald McDonald visited Rincon Elementary School to help RES kick off its Book Week activities.