Effingham County High School students recently donated over 150 pair of jeans to the Teens for Jeans program sponsored by Aeropostale.
Marlow Learning Center held a movie and marshmallow night in December.
Ebenezer Middle Sixth grade Robert Allen, Ariana Bartley, Courtney Beasley, Claire Bergner, Nicholas Bidwell, Loren Billeiter, Yvonne Braddy, Benjamin Brennan, Nicholas Brown, Adam Bryant, Devony Calaway, Jacalyn Carper, Taylor Close, Jamall Collins, Haley Coulter, Addison Cowart, Daniel Cribbs, Scott Cribbs, Josey Denney, Chandler Drew, Chelsea Eddy, Ian Edmonds, Daniel Estes, Arianna Fournier, Sheldon Froehlich, Jonah Frost, Atiya Goethe, Parker Gordy, Ethan Granstrom, Elisabeth Habersham, Kayla Hancock, Layton Harrell, Aaron Harrison, Zane Harrison, Rachel Hartmann, Sarah ...
Georgia Southern University students from Effingham County have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 term. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must have at least a 3.50 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.
Marlow Learning Center held "Valen-time with Dad" on Feb. 9.
Keyondra Shanay Garvin of Springfield has accepted membership in Golden Key International Honour Society and was honored during a recent induction ceremony at Savannah State University.
Pint-sized fourth-grader Natalie Lugo came out T-R-I-U-M-P-H-A-N-T against contestants from each of the eight elementary school and the three middle schools to win the Effingham County spelling bee Tuesday morning.
John Howard of South Effingham High School has been named the STAR student for the Effingham County School System.
Blandford First grade Madison Abney, Katelyn Ainsworth, Victoria Aldridge, Jeremy Allen, Gavin Ballard, Gabriel Barreau, Lieah Blake, McKay Boyett, Joseph Bragg, Alexandra Brown, Samantha Buchanan, Carson Burns, Savannah Carpenter, Haleigh Chambers, Jadyn Coleman, Dylan Cornwell, Chesney Davis, Leighton Davis, Charles DeRouen, Alicia Fickling, Mike Garcia Mota, Mallory Goff, Malcolm Goldsby, Hannah Gordy, Layla Green, Madison Groover, Cameron Hall, Haley Hathaway, William Herrington, Olivia Grace Higgins, Nekiyah Hill, Trinity Howard, Iain Hutchinson, Alynah Jonas, Brennan Kelly, ...
The financial report for the Effingham County Board of Education is looking up after more than $11 million in property taxes was collected in January.
Students from Valentina Quarterman's advanced placement psychology class initiated a drive for donations to the Red Cross for Haitian earthquake relief. "As soon as it happened, the next day, we decided to collect funds," Quarterman said. The fundraising effort was conducted schoolwide.
After a four-day in-depth review of the Effingham County School System, the Quality Assurance Review team from AdvancED announced its recommendation for district accreditation as a quality school system at the school board meeting Wednesday.
The Duck Conservation Society picked up 25 wood duck nesting boxes built by students from South Effingham High School.
SAVANNAH – Official enrollment numbers for the start of the winter quarter 2010, show an increase of 18.8 percent in total credit enrollment from the same quarter last year, marking the second consecutive quarter that enrollment has topped 5,000 and the largest ever enrollment for winter quarter.
The Effingham County School System congratulates the staff and faculty from Rincon Elementary for the job they did in shutting down their school for the 2009 winter holidays.
The Miss Diamond Pageant will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. at Effingham County Middle School. Debra Shelton is crowning the winner and instead of a Miss Congeniality award, a Logan Shelton Award will be handed out.
Effingham County 4-H youth recently traveled to Rock Eagle 4-H Center to attend the Georgia 4-H Junior Conference, a 26-hour event filled with community service projects, classes, workshops and activities. There were 715 4-H youth who took part in this year's conference. Participants from Effingham County were Jose Espino, Phoenix Truitt, Skyler Lanier and Anna Sykes.
In honor of Veterans Day, Springfield Elementary School celebrated their local veterans with a special program Wednesday afternoon, featuring guest speaker, Lt. Col. John Gentry, who spoke to the students about Army Values. The National Guard visitors brought a Humvee and a howitzer to show the children after the assembly. Students also wrote more than 600 letters to service members deployed in Afghanistan.
Getting more students ready for college and able to complete college has led University System of Georgia officials to look closely at all areas involved in this effort, including the efforts directed at the Board of Regents level.
November is National Parent Engagement Month and Rincon Elementary School encourages and welcomes parental involvement. In an effort to recognize valuable parents of students at RES, the school is continuing to salute parents for their hard work and commitment. Natarsha House has been selected for the "Parent of Month" award for November at Rincon Elementary School.
State Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens presented awards that recognized Georgia fire personnel and citizens for outstanding service in fighting fires and saving lives at the 19th Annual "Life, Fire & Safety" Awards Luncheon, as part of the Fire Prevention Week activities.
After weathering years of budget woes and combing out expenditures, the Effingham County Board of Education is now considering a move that may result in faculty cuts.
The theme for the day at Effingham Christian School was "expect the unexpected."
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College celebrated the dedication of its Student Enrichment Center on Sunday. The new building is home to STC's adult education programs that help students improve basic skills crucial for success in higher education and the workforce.
Georgia Southern University is launching an anti-texting and driving campaign aimed at young drivers on its campus and around the state.
Springfield Elementary School teachers celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness on Sept. 30 by participating in Lee's National Denim Day, a fundraiser to benefit the Women's Cancer Programs of the EIP.
Effingham County Schools' maintenance department soon will have everything it needs under one roof.