The number of students who passed the high school writing test dropped slightly in the fall, but the mean scores of students taking the test for the first time increased.
Graduating from high school is one of life's first big milestones for many young people. Another one is deciding what career to pursue and/or how to make a living.
The Effingham County High School Calculus/Physics Club has concluded their annual "Dimes for Down Syndrome" campaign.
Students at Sand Hill Elementary celebrated their love of books during their week long celebration of Children's Book Week.
Tuxedo Cat Productions, Inc., and founder, publisher, author and producer Mary Jane McKittrick recently signed a contract deal with Kidsville News, Inc., publishers of the fastest growing, nationally known family-fun newspaper, to write a monthly feature of her increasingly popular "Boomer and Halley" Little Lessons, Big Results series. In addition, McKittrick also will be the featured author for the January 2009 issue of the newspaper.
Miss Jennifer and Mrs. Emily's Pre-K class at the Central Learning Center enjoyed their Christmas celebrations.
The Effingham County Board of Education extended Superintendent Randy Shearouse's contract for three years on Wednesday.
Kids from Happy Days Pre-School hit the town for a handful of different field trips.
Jeff Kublin, Rotary assistant district governor, installs the new South Effingham High School Interact Officers during Rotary's meeting.
Savannah Technical College broke ground Tuesday for a major addition to its main campus.
Effingham County Middle School students recently collected more than 1,000 food items and $316 in change during their "Can and Coin Food Drive" to benefit the local GLOW Ministry.
Joshua Frost, a seventh grade student at Ebenezer Middle School, has received a silver medal for the original oil pastel he entered in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards of 2009.
On Oct. 26, nine members from South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America went to the Backus Children's Hospital at Memorial Hospital in Savannah to pass out Halloween treats. Each member donated a bag of candy, and SEHS business students assembled the bags.
Effingham County Board of Education members hope to fill their vacant seat next month.
Effingham County School System students won't have to make up the two days lost to winter weather last week.
The South Effingham High School visual arts department and National Art Honor Society will host the eighth annual student fashion show on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. at SEHS.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,149 students for excellence in academics on the 2013 fall semester president's list. To be eligible for the president's list, a student must have at least a 4.0 grade-point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 2,646 students for excellence in academics on the 2013 fall semester dean's list. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade-point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.
Effingham County Schools Superintendent Randy Shearouse reiterated Thursday night that, "I've always said that I would send my child to any elementary school we have in the county."
Mose Mock fought back tears Thursday night as he announced he would step down from the Effingham County Board of Education.
Special Olympics Georgia honored Marlow Elementary School special education teacher Dawn Vorel as its volunteer of the month for December.
SAVANNAH – The following local students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University on Dec. 7:
Local students make VSU dean's list
As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance, children and adults enjoyed the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is home to some of the nation's best online education programs, according to the 2014 Best Online Programs list from U.S. News & World Report.
Montrez Johnson is Sand Hill Elementary School's top speller for the 2013-14 school year.
HARROGATE, Tenn. - Lincoln Memorial University conferred the degrees of 652 graduates on Dec. 14 at its annual winter commencement exercises.
Cold and rainy weather did not deter cadets from Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC from participating in an annual wreath-laying ceremony at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville. This was the fifth consecutive year cadets helped honor deceased veterans by being a part of the 45-minute ceremony, held indoors due do the weather, and then helping place wreaths on more than 500 veterans' graves.