Vickie Decker was sworn in as a member of the Effingham County Board of Education Wednesday. Decker is filling the seat vacated by Vera Jones, former chairperson, who resigned last month after moving out of District 5.
ATLANTA - As school systems across Georgia begin the new school year, the Georgia Department of Public Safety says the state's public school buses are ready for their daily tasks as well. The Department's Motor Carrier Compliance Division has completed its annual inspection of buses as required under Georgia law.
School resumes Wednesday morning for the start of the 2008-09 school year. Classes begin at the high schools today at 8:20 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.
Effingham County middle schools and high schools held open house for parents and students Sunday. Those in attendance were able to find out about clubs, meet teachers, speak with the school nurses and buy uniforms at the schools.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College welcomes you to try college for free. On Aug. 16 from 10 a.m.-noon, participants will have the opportunity to take two, 45-minute classes in a variety of areas. The event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required and can be done through the Web site, www.savannahtech.edu or by calling (912) 443-4798. Anyone age 13 and up are welcome to take classes, those under ...
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College announces Asha Anumolu, RN, MSN as the college's department head of nursing.
The Effingham County School System held its second annual new employee picnic on Tuesday at Ebenezer.
ATLANTA - Georgia shoppers will be able to purchase certain clothing items, schools supplies, computers and computer accessories without paying state and local sales tax during the state's seventh annual tax-free holiday, which begins at 12:01 a.m. July 31 and continues until midnight Aug. 3.
Though every school but one made the adequate yearly progress standards for the 2007-08 school year, Effingham County School System did not make the AYP objectives.
Eighteen people participated in the annual Effingham County Young Farmers tour on Saturday, kicking their morning off with a buffet-style breakfast at Claudette's Country Kitchen in Guyton.
Students and parents enjoyed the annual back to school picnic at Marlow Elementary. The event was sponsored by the PTO. There were water games for the students, music and food for all to enjoy.
The Effingham County Board of Education unanimously approved appointing Vickie Decker to the school board to represent District 5 at a special called meeting Wednesday.
Kristen Richards has a multitude of experiences she brought to the classroom as a teacher. Now she will use those and what she has learned as an assistant principal as she takes over as principal at Sand Hill Elementary.
The Effingham County Board of Education discussed the academic calendar for the 2009-2010 school year, with a projected start date of Aug. 5.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Technical College Adult Education program, currently housed at the Richard Arnold facility, will be relocated during August to the college's Savannah Campus at 5717 White Bluff Rd. The Adult Education program offers general education development classes, testing and English as a second language (ESL) courses.
Having faith and faith in yourself are essential to success, the chief executive officer of Medient Studios told members of the Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC on Thursday night.
For three Effingham County school teachers, summer school was never more fun. Jana Bolton and Kendra Brophy of Effingham County Middle School and Amber Teare of South Effingham High School were selected and sponsored by Georgia-Pacific to attend summer workshop programs designed to help them bring environmental issues into the classroom in a dynamic way.
Officials from Armstrong Atlantic State University have signed a memorandum of understanding with representatives from Martin Luther University in Halle, Germany, underscoring the growing relationship between the two universities.
Georgia Southern University has embarked on a bold journey where no Eagle has ever gone before. GUS, the university's mascot, has landed safely after being launched into the stratosphere on a mission to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning.
Springfield Elementary students are turning their loose change into new books for the school.
Fewer high school students in Effingham County took the SAT in 2013 than in 2012, but school officials don't view that as a negative.
Senior Rajvi Dave was crowned Effingham County High School's 2013 homecoming queen at halftime of Friday night's football game at Rebel Field.
Another big year for 4-H is under way in Effingham County.
The Effingham County High School Interact Club is a part of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Effingham County. It is an active service organization comprised of nearly 100 members.