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SEHS students recognized for Spanish test scores

Six of Daphne Sherman's Spanish Language II students from South Effingham High School recently attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2009 National Spanish Examinations, earning three gold and three silver medals.

June 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


EMS student wins DNR contest

Jayde Haas, a seventh grader at Ebenezer Middle School has been named a state winner in the River of Words Environmental Poetry and Art Project, offered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.

June 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Retired Educators induct new officers

June 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Lang graduates cum laude from Berry

Robert Lang of Springfield graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history from Berry College.

June 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


DeFoe joins society of collegiate scholars

Danielle Alexandra DeFoe of Rincon has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). DeFoe will be honored during an inducation convocation this fall on the campus of The University of Georgia.

June 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Elementary school honor rolls

Blandford

June 18, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham Academy class reunion

June 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Retired Educators receive awards, raise funds for scholarship

The Effingham County Retired Educators held their annual banquet awards luncheon at Ebenezer Retreat Center on May 27. Speakers were state Sen. Jack Hill and state Reps. Jon Burns and Buddy Carter. Entertainment was provided by new retiree, Aileen Tuten, and daughter, Susan Hartzog.

June 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Accreditation extended for STC’s surgical tech program

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College's surgical technology program received notice from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) of the program's continuing accreditation through 2019.

June 11, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


BDC dancers shine at season’s last regional competition

Dancers from Britt's Dance Company attended their last regional competition of the season.

June 11, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Health department extends hours for two days for immunizations

School-aged children are required to get certain immunizations before going back to school.

June 11, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Winners of fifth grade grandparenting essay contest

The Effingham County Retired Educators hosted its annual grandparenting essay contest.

June 08, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Results mixed on graduation test scores

The Effingham County Board of Education had a glimpse at the results of the high school graduation test on Wednesday.

June 04, 2009 | By Sandi Van Orden | Education


Siblings thrive in dual enrollment at Savannah Tech

The Pace family is not like any other family you will ever meet. Dennis, Ethan, Anya and Julian, although not blood related, will let you know immediately that they're siblings.

June 04, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Girl Scouts send ‘Cookies from Home’

June 04, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


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Local students earn dean’s list honors at UGA

The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.

August 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local ag teachers attend summer leadership event

Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 405 teachers from across the state who attended the annual Georgia Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association Summer Leadership Conference in July on Jekyll Island.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


YMCA taking applications for Christian Leadership Academy

The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership done from a Christian perspective.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ASU to hold ‘Start Strong, Start Now’

Armstrong State University will waive the application fee at a one-day-only registration event where prospective students will be able to get admitted and register for fall classes all in one day. Walk-ins are welcome.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong honored for its support of veterans, active duty

Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students. The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved institutions to partner with Veterans Affairs to help cover expenses that exceed the thresholds established under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Savannah Tech’s Vendeville named chef educator of the year

Jean Yves Vendeville, department chair and instructor at Savannah Technical College, received the American Culinary Federation 2014 Chef Educator of the Year Award and $5,000 during the ACF National Convention held in Kansas City, Mo.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


King receives Georgia Power scholarship

Jaret King, son of Georgia Power employee Dinah King at the company's Springfield office, is one of 21 students to receive a Georgia Power scholarship.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEES ready to start the year, with a new leader

South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.

July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECSO urges safety, caution with start of school year

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Schools to hold council elections

All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Digging into archaelogical field school

The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and professor Victor Thompson of the University of Georgia recently completed a joint five-week archaeological field school on Ossabaw Island.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to match $2,500 REACH scholarships

Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel recently announced the University will double-match funds for the needs-based, Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholarship program. During the program, REACH scholars receive a renewable annual tuition scholarship of $2,500 for use at a HOPE-eligible institution. Georgia Southern will increase the amount to $5,000.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to become tobacco-free campus Friday

Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Chamber collecting school supplies for students in need

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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