Effingham Sunrise Rotary President Jamie Kreyenbuhl and Effingham County High School counselor Hank Heller thanked Eric Knox and Tyson Neurath for their participation in the Rotary Speech Contest.
Ten FBLA students arrived in Atlanta on March 18 and enjoyed a weekend full of competitive events, motivational workshops and networking with students from all around Georgia who share common interests in the business field.
COVINGTON-Members of the Effingham County FFA Chapter recently attended the Georgia FFA Success Conference held March 4-5 at the FFA-FCCLA Center.
SkillsUSA contestants from South Effingham and Effingham County high schools had a successful weekend at the State Skills and Leadership Conference in Atlanta, March 18-19.
Fourth grader Brandon Jones said he didn't mind giving the $600 in coins he'd saved to the Marlow Elementary Relay For Life coin drive.
COVINGTON-Members of the Effingham County FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Association's Greenhand Jamboree on March 4-5 at the Georgia FFA/FCCLA Center.
Emily A. Mier of Springfield will be honored as a Superior Honor student during Honors Day ceremonies at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
Georgia Southern University's graduate programs in business and nursing have been recognized among the nation's best in U.S. News & World Report's 2012 Best Graduate Schools rankings that were released today. The 2012 Best Graduate Schools includes essential, detailed statistical information on more than 1,200 programs nationwide.
"Read More Books, Eat More Chicken, Save More Lives" was the theme as Guyton Elementary partnered with Chick-Fil-A to provide a fun time for families while raising money for a great cause.
The Effingham County High School teacher of the month for February is Michelle Drayton. Drayton teaches Honors Economics, U.S. History and Sociology. She sponsors the Future Georgia Educators Club as well as Grad Bash. Students nominated Drayton because they feel she treats her students with respect, fairness, and kindness. In addition, students highlighted Drayton's constant positive attitude and her ability to make learning fun.
The faculty and staff at Rincon Elementary School are pleased to announce their March "Parents of the Month." They are Shae and Jay Wilcox, parents of Justin Wilcox, who is a third grade student in Brenda Brown's class at RES. They are also the parents of Kayla, who is a student at Effingham County High School.
In its fifth year, the South Effingham High School Fashion Show was a different beast than in its previous installments, with 19 design teams and 35 garments raising the bar for local high fashion once again.
Even before they announced her as grand champion of this year's Invention Convention, South Effingham Elementary School fourth-grader Samantha Mattox couldn't contain her smile.
Seventeen students were inducted as charter members of Rincon Elementary's first Junior Beta Club on March 7.
Christina Smith, a sixth grader at Effingham County Middle School, placed third in the WTOC St. Patrick's Day Coloring Contest, competing against over fifth and sixth graders from seven counties.
There is help in sight for students and parents who are daunted by the prospect of an upcoming science fair project.
"Converge" was the 2011 See You at the Pole theme held Sept. 28. More than 70 students attended the event at South Effingham Middle School. Supported by students, friends, family, and staff members the SEMS SYATP Leadership Team hosted the event. The leadership committee provided free doughnuts and gave out See You at the Pole Bracelets provided by the SEMS Y-Club to all attendees.
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) and State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge personally delivered Georgia's request for a waiver to certain provisions of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), and an alternative, to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
SAVANNAH -Next time you are on the Savannah Technical College Liberty Campus, you just might see some unusual art on display, as an assortment of bras will be hanging in the administration building through mid-October as the campus supports breast cancer awareness.
From Sept. 12-16 the ECHS Youth Advisory Council, along with the Interact Club and Family Connection Communities and Schools, sponsored an After Labor Day Food Drive benefitting the Food Outreach Co-op of Effingham (FORCE). They collected 1,500 nonperishable goods to help FORCE restock local food pantries.
It's not common for a busy elected official to sit in a pint-sized chair alongside a group of 4-year-olds. Nor does it happen every day that scores of legislators around Georgia are doing the same thing in pre-k classrooms in their districts.
Effingham County High School is wild about writing. In preparation for the Georgia High School Writing Test today, students in the language and Family and Consumer Sciences departments have teamed up to decorate.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) will host a statewide Military Academy Day event at the Benedictine Military School in Savannah on Saturday.
University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby has announced three initiatives to change higher education in the state.
This year's Aspiring Leaders Program participants are: Ashley Kieffer (Effingham Career Academy), Vanessa Denison (Blandford Elementary School), Melissa Long (South Effingham Elementary School), Ame Lane (South Effingham Middle School) and Glen Smith (Effingham County Middle School); and back row: Latoya Jones (Blandford Elementary), Donna Strickland (Sand Hill Elementary), Jennifer Peavy (Guyton Elementary School) and Stacy Boyett (Board of Education).
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College proudly announces the Historic Preservation Visiting Artisan Series featuring H. Thomas Kupper of the world-renowned Lincoln Cathedral in Lincolnshire, England. Kupper an internationally-acclaimed stained glass artisan, will be visiting the first week of October.
Effingham County Middle School will be hosting its annual fall festival event, the 2011 Panther Fest Gift and Craft Bazaar, on Oct. 29 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the school, located at 1659 Highway 119 South in Springfield.
ALBANY - Jennifer A. Hart of Rincon made the Dean's List at Darton College for the Summer 2011 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must be full time and have earned a 3.4 or higher grade point average.
Students in Jason Pridgen and Stacie Platt's fifth grade classes at Ebenezer Elementary School worked in groups to make their own volcano models.
Mark Fitzpatrick of the Savannah branch of the U.S. Green Building Council presented a plaque to Effingham County Board of Education Chairman Lamar Allen on Wednesday, certifying the Effingham Career Academy as a LEED Gold facility.