When the Air Force Academy Band called the Air Force JROTC at Effingham County High School for help, the cadets were more than willing to assist.
Bobby Rush and Leslie Teston have worked together at the Effingham County Board of Education's bus shop for the past two years.
The Effingham County Board of Education is now taking a new bullying policy into consideration to comply with legislation passed by the Georgia General Assembly last year.
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College President Kathy Love is seeing green everywhere she looks and she likes it.
Jennifer Keeler, a fourth grade math and science teacher at Rincon Elementary, has been selected to participate in the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy this summer at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey. The week-long, all-expense-paid intensive professional development program for third through fifth grade teachers is designed to provide teachers with the knowledge and skills necessary to motivate students to pursue careers in science and math. Keeler, Rincon Elementary's 2010-2011 Teacher of ...
Springfield Elementary School welcomed Paul Stender, owner and driver of the World's Fastest School Bus, for a brief presentation on "Jets are Cool, Drugs are Not!" on April 1.
Have you noticed an unusual number of bald children around Effingham County? You may be wondering, "What's that all about?"
ANNAPOLIS, Md.-Dylan Sewell, a student at Effingham County High School, will participate in the 2011 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program.
Effingham County High School members of the Future Business Leaders of America attended the State Leadership Conference on March 18-20 in Atlanta.
Two Effingham County Girl Scouts troops recently participated in the Free Museum Sunday.
The Rotary Coastal Zone High School Speech Competition for Rotary District 6920 took place March 26. Emily Woods, Donald Quinones and Michaela Lariscy represented the Rotary Clubs of Effingham County.
SPRINGFIELD – Students in the Basic Agriscience and Forestry classes at Effingham County High School celebrated National Teach Ag Day on March 24 by watching a video on why various agriculture teachers entered the field, discussing qualities held by agriculture teachers and playing "Think Like Your Ag Teacher" with Ms. CJ Satterfield.
The South Effingham High School Interact Club will have a "jeans day" fundraiser today, April 1, with proceeds going to purchase ShelterBoxes for earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan.
Abi Johnson was crowned Miss ECHS and Morgan Moore was crowned Miss SEHS March 26.
Teaching pre-kindergarten takes a special kind of person. The two chosen from Effingham County as Bright from the Start state mentor teachers exhibit kindness, creativity, flexibility and genuine love for their students.
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College will offer general information sessions about GED testing at 2 p.m. on Jan. 25 and Feb. 22 and at 10 a.m. on Feb. 8. The one-hour sessions will be held at the STC Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road in the Academic Commons Building, Room B126.
Holly Usher, assistant principal at Ebenezer Middle School, presents the retired jersey of the late Ramona Lovett to Dr. Brenda Lovett on Friday afternoon. Ramona Lovett, who had been principal at EMS, passed away earlier this school year. The presentation was made between the South Effingham Middle School-EMS basketball games at Ebenezer Middle School.
Emma Rawlins, 12, of Springfield, was among those honored at the annual Coastal Hunter Circuit year end banquet on Sunday night. She was awarded Reserve Champion in four separate classes, including 11 and under flat, 11 and under over 2 feet fences, Short Stirrup flat and Short Stirrup Hunter. She was also third overall in Short Stirrup over 2 feet fences. Rawlins is a sixth grader at Ebenezer Middle School and is the daughter of Shea and Chris Rawlins.
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.