On Nov. 21-22, three members and two advisors from South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the fall leadership conference at the Classic Center in Athens. The fall leadership conference consists of leadership workshops, networking opportunities, and competition for FBLA members from all across Georgia.
The class of 1958 celebrated its 50th anniversary on Nov. 15 at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
Officers of the Effingham County High School Future Georgia Educators student organization and Mrs. Pritcher's teaching students wrap flatware for the Holiday Classic.
Sand Hill Elementary media center sponsored a Book character pumpkin contest as a book week activity.
INDIANAPOLIS - The Effingham County High School FFA was represented at the 81st National FFA Convention in Indianapolis from Oct. 21 - 25.
The Effingham County School District is embarking upon a new, streamlined process for registering and enrolling new students into the public school system.
Five Effingham County schools recently collected over 10,000 food items for various Effingham County food pantries.
The Beta Club members at Blandford Elementary School embarked on a community service project of collecting canned goods to be donated to Effingham FORCE.
Effingham County High School will host college night for both tech career and college prep seniors as well as college prep juniors from 6-8 p.m. on Monday. Students and their parents are encouraged to come. College night this year will include:
Winners of the Little Mr. and Miss Rebel pageant 2008
In response to the numerous bomb threats recently received by both Effingham County High School and South Effingham High School, the Effingham County Board of Education has approved offering a $500 reward for credible information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals making the fictitious threats.
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.