The administrative staff at Marlow Elementary had a surprise for its students when they went to lunch March 19.
Effingham County High School FFA finished off National FFA Week on March 5. There was strong participation in the activities all week long from FFA members and non-members alike.
Students at Rincon Elementary School participated in the national Kick Butts Day - cigarette butts, that is. Seventy lunch boxes were placed at the front entrance of the school to represent the 70 children who try cigarettes for the first time every day. They are also in the midst of Tar Wars, another program that educates children about the short and long term effects of tobacco use.
Blandford First grade Madison Abney, Victoria Aldridge, Jeremy Allen, Gavin Ballard, Lieah Blake, McKay Boyett, Joseph Bragg, Alexandra Brown, Samantha Buchanan, Carson Burns, Savannah Carpenter, Haleigh Chambers, Jadyn Coleman, Dylan Cornwell, Emily Dardar, Chesney Davis, Leighton Davis, Charles DeRouen, Zachary Dunlop, Alicia Fickling, Mike Garcia Mota, Mallory Goff, Malcolm Goldsby, Hannah Gordy, Nina Grace, Jeremiah Grainger, Layla Green, Madison Groover, Taylor Gunn, Cameron Hall, Haley Hathaway, William Herrington, Olivia Grace Higgins, Nekiyah Hill, Trinity Howard, ...
Effingham County High School received a $2,500 SAFE Prom grant from the Peace Officers' Association of Georgia to promote an alcohol free prom.
After raising $4,000 each to buy ShelterBoxes after the January earthquake in Haiti, South Effingham High and Springfield Elementary students were able to see where their money went when they helped assemble the 10-man tent in front of their schools last week.
Rincon Elementary kindergarten students were treated Friday to their annual vehicle career day, where several different cars and trucks used by professionals in the community were on display.
ATHENS-The University of Georgia has announced the students who were named Presidential scholars or achieved dean's list for the fall semester.
All smiles and teary-eyed, senior Jessica Heidt was named 2010 Miss ECHS on Saturday night. "I didn't know what to think. I was so excited," said Heidt of when her name was called. Jessica, also this year's Homecoming Queen, was the winner for the interview portion of the competition. She is the daughter of Connie Heidt, who said she wasn't nervous for her daughter. Jessica's white diamond strapless gown made her eyes sparkle even ...
Effingham County School Superintendent Randy Shearouse laid out options to the Board of Education on Thursday night to cut costs for pre-k and was met with concern from parents and teachers throughout the county.
South Effingham Middle School students pictured were chosen by their grade level teachers to represent their team as citizen of the month for February.
Effingham County high school students recently attended the SkillsUSA State Skills and Leadership Conference in Atlanta on March 11-13 and students from both schools brought home some outstanding awards.
The Ebenezer Middle School "Pizazz" Show Choir, under the direction of Lawanda Allen, will present its 5th annual dinner theater show March 26-27.
Nearly 100 outstanding high school seniors recently attended Georgia Southern University's second annual Southern Leadership Excellence Academics and Dedication (LEAD) Conference at its main campus in Statesboro.
At the annual Invention Convention on Tuesday afternoon, students from elementary schools throughout the county exhibited their creative solutions to common problems, with a South Effingham Elementary first grader winning grand champion.
ATLANTA-Coloring is perhaps one of the first activities a child embarks upon on his or her educational journey, creating a foundation for creativity and a lifetime of learning. This September, coloring can also help create a financial foundation for one Georgia child. In recognition of College Savings Month, the Path2College 529 Plan is holding a coloring sweepstakes where one child will be awarded $1,529 for his or her college savings plan.
Effingham County high schools' state end of course test results place the school system among the highest performing in the region and the state.
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.
Sylvia Jaroszewske Ahmed, right, shows Stacie Platt and Joan Flynn's classes her home country, Poland on a world map. She, Rumiko Freisberg, left, and Katrin Bormuth visited these fifth graders at Ebenezer Elementary last week for a lesson about dialect.
Newsweek released its rankings of the nation's best colleges, and the University of Georgia landed spots in four of the 25 categories.
The Office of Orientation and Parent Programs at Georgia Southern University will host the university's annual Fall Family Weekend on Oct. 7-9.
Armstrong Atlantic State University offers a flex term that allows students to complete undergraduate and graduate courses in just seven weeks.
The Effingham County High FBLA chapter presented the monthly program for the Effingham Women in Business on Aug. 9.
ECHS FBLA members and SEHS FBLA members dived in to help Elam Egypt Baptist Church with the Big Clothing Give Away, which took place July 30 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
SAVANNAH-This fall Savannah Technical College will begin enrolling students in a specialized program that prepares skilled technicians to work in the fast-paced world of power generation and transmission. The Electrical Utility Technology (EUT) programs will include an associate degree, diploma and certificate option and will incorporate a range of new technologies.
TIFTON-Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Niles Reddick has announced the names of 238 students who have been selected for the Distinguished Achievement List for the 2011 summer term at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
The first eagles for Georgia Southern University's "Eagle Nation on Parade" have arrived and soon will be completed works of art, dotting the Statesboro and Bulloch County landscape. The eagles will add more artistic vitality to the community, while funding Georgia Southern scholarships and research.
Members of the Effingham County School Board were recently recognized for successfully completing board member training activities sponsored by the Georgia School Boards Association. Certificates of recognition will be presented at the Aug. 18 school board meeting to the following board members: F. Lamar Allen, Troy K. Alford, Eddie Tomberlin, Vickie Decker and Mose Mock.
LEXINGTON, Ky. –Meredith Arrington, agricultural educator at Effingham County High School, has been selected for a Teachers Turn the Key Award from the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE).
ATLANTA-Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, a leader in the field of early childhood education, has released the results of a new study: Georgia's Early Learning Standards Alignment Study. The study was commissioned by the state agency to garner empirical data that could be used to improve its early learning standards. Drs. Sharon Lynn Kagan (Teachers College, Columbia University) and Catherine Scott-Little (University of North Carolina at Greensboro) led the ...