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School board gets closer look at AYP numbers

Two schools that didn't make the adequate yearly progress requirements say those numbers don't tell the whole story of the school.

July 20, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Many Effingham grads among GSU Class of 2009

STATESBORO - More than 20,000 family and friends were in attendance as Georgia Southern University presented degrees to one of its largest-ever graduating classes at Spring Commencement at Allen E. Paulson Stadium on May 9.

July 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


GSU to offer engineering exam review

The engineering science community is invited to attend the "Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Review: A Refresher Course" on Saturdays, Aug. 22-Oct. 3 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Georgia Southern University's College of Science and Technology Building.

July 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Snooks to compete at 67th annual 4-H State Congress

Around 250 youth and adults will gather at the Crown Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta to compete with the best of the best at the 67th annual 4-H State Congress, and Effingham County's own Ben Snooks will be among them. State Congress is the crown jewel of Georgia 4-H's Project Achievement competitions.

July 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


EES students’ work to appear in magazine

The artwork of 14 aspiring young artists from Ebenezer Elementary School has been selected to appear in the July issue of Today's Health magazine.

July 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


All but two Effingham schools make AYP

After two years of all the schools in the Effingham County School System meeting Adequate Yearly Progress, there were two that did not reach that designation for 2009.

July 16, 2009 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


STC graduates receive scholarships from the AT&T–TCSG foundation

SAVANNAH - Two Savannah Technical College graduates have been selected to receive $5,000 scholarships from the AT&T-TCSG Foundation Scholars Program.

July 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


New Savannah Tech president making things happen

SAVANNAH - When Dr. Kathy Love was appointed president of Savannah Technical College in January, the campus and the community held its collective breath and now, six months later, her focus on excellence has begun to pay off - in a big way.

July 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Mock exhibiting at National Junior Angus Show

Cheyanne Mock of Clyo will exhibit Angus cattle at the 2009 National Junior Angus Show at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agri Center in Perry, said Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.

July 06, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Barrow announces new program to make college more affordable

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) reminds students and families in Georgia's 12th District that new student loan benefits took effect July 1.

July 06, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Recession hurting afterschool programs

Just as children in Georgia's communities need more help, afterschool program leaders across the state say they are being forced to increase fees and reduce staffing, activities and hours to cope with budget cuts and rising costs.

July 06, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


BoE adopts $86.1M budget

The Effingham County Board of Education has set a budget of $86 million for the 2010 fiscal year.

July 02, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Reading isn’t just for the dogs

July 02, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


LDSS hosts camp

The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society held a two-week camp for children with Down syndrome.

July 02, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


STC cooking up culinary classes starting July 8

Attention all aspiring top chefs - summer classes begin July 8 at The Culinary Institute of Savannah at Savannah Technical College.

July 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Award-winning author infuses Georgia history into her books

Pamela Bauer Mueller has twice received a Georgia Author of the Year award.

January 27, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Spelling out a winner at SHES

Sand Hill Elementary School's spelling bee went down to the "minute."

January 27, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn accolades

Browder named to Reinhardt dean's list

January 27, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School system among top 10 percent in CCRPI

Effingham County ranked among the top 10 percent of school districts in the state on the College and Career-Ready Performance Index for the 2013-14 school year.

January 20, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


County's youth celebrate Martin Luther King's legacy

As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance, children and adults participated in the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.

January 20, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham seniors attend GSU’s Scholars Day

STATESBORO - Eight students from Effingham County were among the more than 150 outstanding high school seniors recently invited to attend Georgia Southern University's Scholars Day.

January 13, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Board members sworn in

The Effingham County Board of Education's first meeting of 2015 began with Beth Helmly and Robert Grant being sworn in.

January 13, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Sand Hill students hear back from nation’s first lady

Some fifth-grade students at Sand Hill Elementary School wanted to voice their opinion about changes that have been made to their school lunches.

January 06, 2015 | Staff report | Education


State recognizes two Title I schools for performance

Two Effingham County schools earned recognition from the Georgia Department of Education as Title I reward schools this year.

January 06, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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