Here are some of the letters from the students in Kelli White's gifted language arts enrichment class at South Effingham Middle School. The Herald is running the letters, from sixth, seventh and eighth graders, in installments.
Alexandria "Ali" Clark, a second grade student at South Effingham Elementary, won first place in the kindergarten-second division of the 2008 Georgia School Bus Safety Poster Contest.
Laura Sellers first grade class at Guyton Elementary participated in Scholastic's Classrooms Care program and read 100 books in a month. As a result Scholastic will donate books to a school in Jackson County, Ky., that has very limited funding for new books.
Red Ribbon Week is a week long drug awareness campaign that provides an opportunity to bring parents, schools, businesses, and others together to help create drug free communities.
Kelli White's gifted language arts enrichment class at South Effingham Middle School wrote letters to the editor for the class. More letters will be in upcoming issues of the Herald.
Fourteen students from the South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America Chapter attended the annual Fall Motivational Rally at the Macon Coliseum and Georgia State Fair in Macon on Sept. 25.
The South Effingham Middle School chorus, led by Angela Jernigan, and the South Effingham High School chorus, led by Ray Ellis, performed at SEHS.
Kindergarten students at Sand Hill Elementary celebrated Columbus Day with boat races, hats and a parade.
To see a picture of the team, the Redbuds and the quilt, click here.
The class of 1956 of Effingham Academy held a reunion on Sept. 27 at Carey Hilliard's Restaurant. Eighteen classmates and 10 spouses attended.
In this election year, one political event stands popular with all parties, all challengers, and all incumbents: the "takeover" of the Georgia government by hundreds of the state's brightest teenagers. The agency sponsoring this and other Youth-in-Government programs, the State YMCA of Georgia, announces registration is open for the 2008 Youth Assembly, to be held Nov. 23-25 in Atlanta.
Students at Sand Hill Elementary learned about fire safety from member of the Effingham County Fire Department last week.
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:
Effingham County Schools Superintendent Randy Shearouse may not be driving his pickup to school board meetings and other functions much longer.
Effingham County school board members will ask the county's legislative delegation to help push a pay bump through the General Assembly.
Effingham students make Georgia Tech dean's list
Jason Proctor of Rincon has been awarded two college scholarships worth a total of $68,000.
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