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Farm Bureau DVD highlights agriculture

Students in the Effingham County School System will have a chance to learn a bit more about agriculture in the state as a result of a gift from the Effingham County Farm Bureau in the form of a DVD and poster for each school.

March 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


4-H members upset program may get axed

When state legislators asked the 35 public universities to prepare for more than an additional $300 million in cuts, they were not expecting those cuts to be inimical to some of their constituents' most beloved programs, such as 4-H.

March 11, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Wimberly graduates from Youth Challenge

Cudray J. Wimberly of Springfield was among 214 cadets graduating from the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy at Fort Gordon on Saturday at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Awards night for ECHS game cheerleaders

The Effingham County High School game cheerleaders held their awards banquet at New Ebenezer Retreat Center. The ECHS game cheerleaders are coached by Breanna Pierce.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS chapter marks National FFA Week

The Effingham County High School FFA celebrated National FFA Week Feb 28-March 5.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Georgia Southern University weighs potential cuts

A worst-case scenario could reduce state funding to Georgia Southern University by 30 percent, which GSU president Dr. Brooks Keel said "will have a major impact on Georgia Southern and would require significant operational changes at our university."

March 09, 2010 | By Jim Healy Special to the Effingham Herald | Education


Most EOCT scores strong

Scores for Effingham County's high schools from last fall's end of course tests look promising, as the system performed above the state average in most subjects.

March 08, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Pabst named Miss Berry College

Elizabeth Gail Pabst was crowned Miss Berry College 2010.

March 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


SES students show off smarts at Invention Convention

The Springfield Elementary School Invention Convention exhibited the little light bulbs turning on in its students' imaginations.

March 04, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Blandford students sink teeth into dental health

In February, Blandford Elementary observed National Children's Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.

March 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


SES waxes historic

Fourth graders at Springfield Elementary School posed throughout the halls dressed as historical figures they have researched for several weeks for a wax museum project.

March 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


UDC puts Georgia Day on SES students’ minds

On Feb. 16, the Effingham County Hussars Chapter 2285 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Georgia Division, presented a Georgia Day program to 105 fifth graders and teachers at Springfield Elementary School.

March 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Students Shine at SEHS Talent Show

Students performing in South Effingham High's talent show left a packed house nothing short of jazzed.

February 26, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Schools not looking at four-day week

Contrary to some reports, the Effingham County Board of Education is not looking at going to a four-day school week as an option to save money.

February 25, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


ECHS ag mechanics team captures area FFA event

The Effingham County High School FFA Agricultural Mechanics Team recently won the Area IV FFA Agricultural Mechanics Career Development Event held at Johnson County High School on Feb. 9.

February 23, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


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The world comes to GES

Yvette Carr, manager of Burns World Travel in Springfield, recently spoke to the third-grade students at Guyton Elementary School.

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers show their thanks

Thanksgiving brought not only turkey and dressing this year, but also several opportunities for 4-H'ers to express their thanks within the community.

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students recognized

Effingham students make Berry dean's list

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS FFA team takes third place in livestock judging

The Effingham County High School FFA livestock judging team recently competed in the Area IV FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


FFA members attend annual national convention

Students from Effingham County and South Effingham FFA chapters attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 28-Nov. 1.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong named to STEM Jobs Approved College list

Armstrong State University has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges by Victory Media and will be featured in the winter 2015 issue of STEM Jobs magazine. Armstrong was one of only 123 schools nationwide to be named as a STEM Jobs Approved College.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham County High NHS chapter enjoys service

The Effingham County High School chapter of the National Honor Society has had the privilege to serve its community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity over the last couple of months.

December 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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