Seven students in SEHS banking and investing class toured Citizens Bank of Effingham in Springfield on Dec. 9.
The Effingham County Board of Education has saved 19 percent in energy costs over the last eight months, and the savings have come since the board implemented a new energy policy and began working with Energy Education.
The Effingham County Board of Education's central offices will be closed in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays on Dec. 24-26 and Jan. 1-2 and will re-open on Jan. 5. Please read below for information on registering news students over the holidays.
The Effingham County High School Band had its winter concert Dec. 11.
The Interact Club of South Effingham High School held its Christmas party at El Real in Rincon on Dec. 6.
An Effingham County teen is among more than 122 youth graduating from the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy at commencement ceremonies to be held in Macon on Saturday at the Macon City Auditorium.
Local Effingham County elementary school-aged students have found a place to showcase their art work.
Effingham County Schools Superintendent Randy Shearouse told concerned parents he wanted to meet with them to talk about school safety issues.
Janine Manior said the honor isn't just in being named teacher of the year, it's in being able to teach kids.
The Ebenezer Middle School cheerleading squad is the 2008 region runner-up for the Coastal Empire Middle School Region. The squad competed for the title on Nov. 5 at Southeast Bulloch High School. The Southeast Bulloch Middle School squad took first place.
Students from Effingham Christian School's fourth grade class recently visited with Lee Haywood, meteorologist at WSAV in Savannah.
Students in Mrs. Ashe's class at Guyton Elementary had a fun filled exciting day at the Effingham Fall Special Olympics, held at Effingham County High School. The kids had the opportunity to play basketball, bowl, jump in a moon bounce, dance and eat a great lunch. Everyone had a lot of fun and made some new friends.
It may have been a cold and windy day in "South Africa" but the students at South Effingham Elementary didn't seem to mind as they concluded their week-long Reading Safari with outdoor activities that included some very special guests.
Current issues is a new class at Effingham County High School. The class counts as an academic elective for those students who are pursuing a college prep diploma.
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.
Children could be heard loud and clear from room 717 at Effingham County Middle School on Thursday, buzzing in anticipation of being read Dr. Seuss stories for the annual Read Across America day.
Many clowns were seen around Blandford Elementary School on March 3.
Sara Lynn Bowser, a senior at South Effingham High School, won the Coastal Empire Leadership Development Association's local speech contest, held Feb. 15 at Armstrong Atlantic State University.