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.
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.
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."