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Strong showing for echs academic decathletes

ECHS student Brittany McCrae won the silver medal in the Interview category and Karlie Persutti placed in the top 12 five times for the seven events in which she participated at the Georgia Academic Decathlon 2010 state competition.

March 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Miss ECMS pageant set for tonight

Approximately 17 young ladies are competing for the title of Miss ECMS 2010.

March 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Farm Bureau DVD highlights agriculture

Students in the Effingham County School System will have a chance to learn a bit more about agriculture in the state as a result of a gift from the Effingham County Farm Bureau in the form of a DVD and poster for each school.

March 13, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


4-H members upset program may get axed

When state legislators asked the 35 public universities to prepare for more than an additional $300 million in cuts, they were not expecting those cuts to be inimical to some of their constituents' most beloved programs, such as 4-H.

March 11, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Wimberly graduates from Youth Challenge

Cudray J. Wimberly of Springfield was among 214 cadets graduating from the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy at Fort Gordon on Saturday at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Awards night for ECHS game cheerleaders

The Effingham County High School game cheerleaders held their awards banquet at New Ebenezer Retreat Center. The ECHS game cheerleaders are coached by Breanna Pierce.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS chapter marks National FFA Week

The Effingham County High School FFA celebrated National FFA Week Feb 28-March 5.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Georgia Southern University weighs potential cuts

A worst-case scenario could reduce state funding to Georgia Southern University by 30 percent, which GSU president Dr. Brooks Keel said "will have a major impact on Georgia Southern and would require significant operational changes at our university."

March 09, 2010 | By Jim Healy Special to the Effingham Herald | Education


Most EOCT scores strong

Scores for Effingham County's high schools from last fall's end of course tests look promising, as the system performed above the state average in most subjects.

March 08, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Pabst named Miss Berry College

Elizabeth Gail Pabst was crowned Miss Berry College 2010.

March 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


SES students show off smarts at Invention Convention

The Springfield Elementary School Invention Convention exhibited the little light bulbs turning on in its students' imaginations.

March 04, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Blandford students sink teeth into dental health

In February, Blandford Elementary observed National Children's Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.

March 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


SES waxes historic

Fourth graders at Springfield Elementary School posed throughout the halls dressed as historical figures they have researched for several weeks for a wax museum project.

March 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


UDC puts Georgia Day on SES students’ minds

On Feb. 16, the Effingham County Hussars Chapter 2285 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Georgia Division, presented a Georgia Day program to 105 fifth graders and teachers at Springfield Elementary School.

March 02, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Students Shine at SEHS Talent Show

Students performing in South Effingham High's talent show left a packed house nothing short of jazzed.

February 26, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


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Lein's artwork draws statewide attention

Springfield Elementary School fifth-grader Wyatt Lein, was recently recognized by the Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety and for his winning poster submission to the ...

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn honors at East Georgia

The following students have been named to East Georgia State College's fall semester 2015 dean's honor and dean's merit lists.

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Youmans makes dean’s list at Dean College

FRANKLIN, MASS.-Eliza Youmans from Guyton has been named to the dean's list at Dean College for the fall 2015 semester.

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Diplomas available for those who didn’t pass GHSGT

On March 30, 2015, Gov. Nathan Deal signed the Emancipation Diploma Bill (HB 91) into law.

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Striving Reader grant to help bolster literacy

Four Effingham County schools will be putting plans into action for a $1.4 million grant.

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Gnann makes president's list at Georgia College

MILLEDGEVILLE-Hunter Gnann of Springfield has completed courses with exemplary marks and made the president's list for 2015 fall semester at Georgia College in ...

December 29, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Ryan wheels in a new Harley for ECCA

Michael Ryan's proficiency in repairing a Harley-Davidson motorcycle earned the Effingham College and Career Academy a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

December 29, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


Students set high marks on new Milestones

Effingham County students' scores on the new Milestones tests were welcomed gladly by school system officials.

December 29, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


ECCA holds winter coat drive

Effingham College and Career Academy students and the FCCLA held a winter coat drive this month, bringing in 1,281 items such as coats, scarves ...

December 22, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Local students named to GCSU fall dean’s list

The following local students completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2015 fall semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville ...

December 22, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Nix receives Georgia Power grant

Owen Nix, a chemistry teacher at Effingham County High School, received the Geprgia Power first-year teacher's grant.

December 16, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Wilkins earns Teacher Leader Scholarship

Jenny Wilkins, a reading recovery teacher at Marlow Elementary School, received a Teacher Leader Scholarship Award.

December 16, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Grad rates soaring

The Effingham County School System's graduation rates are continuing to climb, according to statistics provided to Board of Education members last week - and the ...

December 15, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


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