The Ebenezer Elementary fourth and fifth grade chorus treated family and friends to a concert at the school, complete with Christmas carols, and the evening ended on the steps of the old school, with a Christmas sing-along.
Effingham County High School FFA member Jesse Edwards recently won the Area IV FFA Agricultural Electrification Career Development Event.The event was held at Johnson County High School in Wrightsville on Dec. 1.
VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University selected Lauren Lyautey of Rincon for the VSU Ambassadors organization, a group that will assist the president with outreach activities, including graduation and alumni functions.
For many students, Saturday mornings are never seen due to a late Friday night. So, any time that students commit to an extremely early Saturday morning activity is noteworthy.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will hold its fall graduation tonight at 7:30 in the Savannah Civic Center's Johnny Mercer Theatre. More than 200 are expected to participate in the ceremonies that include graduates in associate degree, diploma, certificate and GED programs.
Two Ebenezer Middle School students received their awards for artwork in the Scholastic Art Awards.
Shawn Brown with TheSuperFunShow.com came to Marlow Learning Center on Dec. 4 to present a fun and energetic new way of learning.
VALDOSTA - Several students have been awarded scholarships for Valdosta State University's 2009-10 school year in recognition of their superior academic achievements.
A group of South Effingham High School Students and Principal Dr. Mark Winters last month attended a conference on ethics sponsored by the West Point Society of Savannah and JCB.
Springfield Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day by honoring local vets with the school's annual reception and program on Nov. 10.
Troop 165 held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for John Casey Howard at the Rincon Lions Club on Oct. 27.
While Sand Hill Elementary's instructional supervisor Brigid Nesmith became a teacher so she could teach students about the solar system, her sister Cathy Bahm became an aerospace engineer so she could build the rockets and space shuttles that help humans explore the solar system.
The pre-k classes at Central Learning Center enjoyed various activities during National Children's Book Week, Nov. 16-20. Each class adopted a favorite book, decorated doors to depict the theme of the books, and enjoyed other fun activities that explored each book's story.
Students at Ebenezer Middle School took all of the honors in the MLK Jr. Day Theme contest, according to EMS Principal Ramona Lovett.
Effingham School Assistant Superintendent Gregg Arnsdorff read to fourth grade children at the Springfield Elementary School last Friday to celebrate National Children's Book Week.
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 ...
Grainger, Inc., presented a $10,000 check to the Savannah Technical College Foundation. The funding will be used to support scholarships for industrial technology students.
Effingham County 4-H'ers attended State Congress in Atlanta from July 19-22 and returned home with high honors. The 4-H State Congress brings students from all over Georgia together to compete in project achievement areas at the state level.
Final numbers aren't quite tallied, but the Effingham County Board of Education should close the 2011 financial year considerably stronger than FY 2010.
Georgia Southern University has been named one of America's Best Colleges by Forbes magazine, whose ranking includes the top 20 percent of colleges and universities based on the "student's point of view." The honor is the latest for the growing university that expects to welcome a record 20,000 students to its campus when fall semester classes begin Aug. 22.
Scouts and leaders from Troop 665 in Rincon along with Dan Frailey and James McElveen from First Baptist Church Rincon are pictured on the wheelchair ramp they built at First Baptist Church Youth Center.
Although Effingham County schools' 2011 test scores earned overall gains and high rankings compared to the state, Adequate Yearly Progress projections show no schools in the system meeting AYP by 2013.
Effingham schools started the 2011-12 year Thursday, and in celebration Effingham Women in Business donated 24 book bags to school social workers to distribute to the system's homeless students. Teach Right sold WIB the book bags at wholesale price.
The Edward Jones offices in Port Wentworth and Rincon partnered together to collect school supplies for the Treutlen House located in Effingham County.