AMERICUS - Two students from Effingham County made the summer 2013 Academic Achievement List at Georgia Southwestern State University.
Georgia Southern University will showcase hands-on opportunities to help students discover science, technology, engineering and math and share stories of success during the STEM Festival planned for Sept. 12-14 at several locations on campus.
It seems nowadays that just about everyone is sitting with a personal computer or laptop, or is attached to a mobile wireless device of some kind - or both.
South Effingham High School sophomore Rylee Kirk represented Effingham County at the recent Georgia 4-H Congress.
The Effingham County School System is taking steps to provide more computer access for its students, according to information technology and media services coordinator Jeff Lariscy.
Three years of commitment and hard work on a project has paid off with national recognition for a South Effingham High School student.
This year's state 4-H Council featured activities to keep 4-H'ers sharpening their heroic leadership skills. Those in attendance from Effingham County were Marci Delcampo, Logan McDonald, Dana Mincey, Alex Parrish, Sophie Usher, Hannah Weitman and Lexie Wells, who also ran for office as a potential candidate for state board.
Two South Effingham High School students and one parent complained to the Effingham County Board of Education on Thursday about enforcement they called inconsistent and punishment seen as unfair for dress code violations in the initial days of this school year.
SAVANNAH - Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson, Savannah Technical College President Kathy Love and guests celebrated the grand opening Monday of STC's Aviation Training Center.
As summer vacation came to a close, 4-H'ers enjoyed the last of their many summer programs.
Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel delivered his annual State of the University address to faculty and staff on Wednesday morning at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center during the annual fall convocation.
Five officers from the Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Effingham County High School attended the Summer Leadership and Officer Training Summit (SLOTS) at Swainsboro High School in July.
Effingham County students scored higher than the state average in every subject in every grade level on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests this past school year.
The Effingham County School System began the 2013-14 academic year with nearly the same number of students as it had last year.
Former first lady Laura Bush will speak at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. The appearance by one of the most admired American first ladies is part of the university's Leadership Lecture Series which allows Georgia Southern students to learn from U.S. and world leaders.
The Effingham County High School Interact Club participated in Effingham Day at the Capitol from Jan. 25-27.
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:
The Effingham County School System is on track to be accredited for five more years.
The local Woodmen of the World chapter has started a new scholarship program for Effingham County students.
Effingham County High School's chapter of Future Business Leaders of America observed FBLA Week by honoring ECHS teachers and raising money for the March of Dimes.
ATLANTA - Eight students from Effingham County attained academic honors for fall 2014 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the undergraduate students who were named presidential scholars or achieved the dean's list for fall semester.