They needed a stepladder to reach the check-out counter, but a group of young children received their first library cards Monday.
Top teachers were honored Wednesday at the 14th annual Effingham County Board of Education Teacher of the Year Banquet, sponsored by the Effingham Herald.
At 78 years old, Geneva Patterson isn't the typical rapper. Patterson is the guardian of her 10-year-old grandson Anthony, a fifth-grader at Guyton Elementary School. She comes up with fun ways to help Anthony with his homework, including making up a rap or some other type of song. "I would rap it, and he always remembered it," Patterson said. "When I didn't do that, he didn't do as well. It works." It's a technique she ...
Caroline Brennan was crowned South Effingham High School's 2013 homecoming queen at halftime of Friday night's football game against Glenn Hills at The Corral.
South Effingham Elementary School will soon get a facelift - as long as the Effingham County School System receives funding it's entitled to from the state.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized new Master Teachers and 2013 school system retirees at its Sept. 19 meeting.
SAVANNAH - Students may register for 'Mini-Mester' classes at Savannah Technical College beginning Oct. 1. These classes will start Oct. 17 and last through the end of fall semester, Dec. 11.
Fifth-graders at Springfield Elementary saw what life was like in the 1860s, thanks to a recent visit to the school by a group of Civil War re-enactors.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 130 students, including eight from Effingham County, for excellence in academics on the 2013 Summer Semester President's List.
The second year of Parent University in Effingham County will begin with recognition of some of the people who made the first year a success.
Not all elementary school students are able to see symphony performances. So, on Wednesday, classical musicians came to them. A quintet from Project 440, in conjunction with the Savannah Music Festival's Music for Our Schools program, performed for students in kindergarten-fourth grade at Sand Hill Elementary School. Project 440 is a group of musicians who "encourage, educate and empower communities through the unifying power of music." The quintet performed a classical music rendition of the ...
South Effingham Elementary School hosted its first "Plugged in to Technology" celebration last Tuesday, to show parents the technology tools the school is using in educating students.
Effingham County High School graduate Christa Bullard of Rincon is attending the University of North Georgia this fall on a full Georgia Military Scholarship.
The South Effingham High School media center held its second annual "musician tribute week" during the first week of September.
Already having increased its enrollment to more than 600 students, the Effingham College and Career Academy has now gotten the attention of Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle.
Springfield Elementary students are turning their loose change into new books for the school.
Fewer high school students in Effingham County took the SAT in 2013 than in 2012, but school officials don't view that as a negative.
Senior Rajvi Dave was crowned Effingham County High School's 2013 homecoming queen at halftime of Friday night's football game at Rebel Field.
Another big year for 4-H is under way in Effingham County.
The Effingham County High School Interact Club is a part of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Effingham County. It is an active service organization comprised of nearly 100 members.