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During the months of November and December, various clubs from South Effingham High School participated in a boxed Christmas for children within Effingham County.
Students from Effingham Christian School brought in gifts to pack shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.
The Horseshoe Thrift Store opened Monday at South Effingham High School, with proceeds going to the special ed department at SEHS. The funds will be used toward field trips and other programs for the students.
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.
Effingham County 4-H'ers recently made a trip to Atlanta to participate in Leadership Day, a time when leaders from all across the state come together to share ways they can improve leadership efforts in Georgia.
The Effingham County Board of Education's District 4 seat could remain vacant until the start of the next school year.
Every Effingham County school contributed to this year's school food drive for the Food Outreach Co-op of Effingham (FORCE), but South Effingham High School went above and beyond.
Six local students recently were initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
Blandford Elementary School's annual career day showed students "careers on wheels."
Students will take the stage Saturday night for South Effingham High School's fifth annual talent show, at 7 p.m. in the high school cafetorium.
South Effingham Middle School turned green last Friday in support of 4-H.
Little Tots Pre-K participated in a service learning project for the Effingham County Animal Shelter.
Green was the color of the day Friday at Ebenezer Elementary, as the school enjoyed its annual St. Patrick's Day parade.
The South Effingham Middle School Science Olympiad team earned first place at the recent Regional Science Olympiad Tournament at South Georgia College in Douglas.
Select students from all Effingham County schools will display their talent next week in the third annual district-wide art exhibition.
ATLANTA - Emilia Truluck of Rincon was named to the dean's list of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, for the 2013 fall semester.
The South Effingham Middle School Beta Club got a big response to its fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
The Effingham County High School drama club is busy rehearsing its production of "Grease."
The Effingham County Young Farmers organization will host its annual auction March 25 in the Effingham County High School cafeteria, beginning at 6 p.m.