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Georgia Day celebrated at Rincon Elementary

The Springfield chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Effingham County Hussars 2285, presented a Georgia Day program to Rincon Elementary School fifth grade students on Feb. 12.

March 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


SEMS hosts second annual math, science family fun night

South Effingham Middle School hosted its second annual Math and Science Family Fun Night on Feb. 26.

March 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Deal sisters making a difference

The Effingham County Board of Education recognized Brittany and Stephanie Deal for their efforts to make a difference in the community and the world.

February 26, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Sand Hill students begin morning Greet-N-Treat program

Kelly Tankersley, a special education teacher at Sand Hill Elementary School, launched a new venture this month with the help of her students and paraprofessionals, Julie Mundy and Ashley Scholl called "Greet-N-Treat."

February 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


County students participate in livestock show

The Georgia Jr. National Livestock Show was Feb. 18-21 in Perry.

February 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Winters to lead SEMS and SEHS

The Effingham County Board of Education voted Thursday to put Dr. Mark Winters in charge of both South Effingham High School and South Effingham Middle School.

February 23, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Lloyd Arnsdorff memorial scholarship auction to be held at ECHS March 12

The annual auction to raise funds for the Lloyd Arnsdorff Memorial Scholarship fund is scheduled for March 12.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Kindergarten registration appointments

The Effingham County school system will begin registering kindergarten students, by appointment only at the Central Registration Center, March 9-20 for the 2009-10 school year. Parents who are enrolling their child in the system for the first time must call 754-2530 to schedule an appointment for testing and registration. (Pre-k students who are already enrolled with the school system will be tested and registered at their school. These parents do not need to make an appointment.)

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Springfield Elementary holds luncheon for top readers

Springfield Elementary honors their top readers in each grade level each nine weeks with a luncheon with the principal. The students enjoy a pizza lunch, share their favorite book, and receive a certificate for their hard work.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Schools trying to find money to keep nurse program alive

State funding for school nurses is eliminated in the proposed fiscal year 2010 budget, and that could add to a growing burden put on the local school system.

February 19, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Lariscy places third in Gulfstream speech contest

Michaela Lariscy, a sophomore at South Effingham High School, placed third in this year's "Leadership" High School Speech Contest sponsored by the Gulfstream Management Association (GMA).

February 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Cadets dance the night away at ECHS Military Ball

More than 100 cadets, their dates and friends enjoyed four hours of music, dance and food at the Effingham County High School annual Air Force JROTC Military Ball recently.

February 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS students entertain pre-kers

Mrs. Keri Morgan's ninth grade language arts class completes their study on mystery units. They have been studying the elements of plot and the elements of mystery stories. The students had to write a mystery puppet show and include elements of a mystery story. As part of their unit, they performed their puppet shows for ECHS pre-k students.

February 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Cornell: School nurses perform vital roles

The proposed state budget eliminates funds for school nurses. But what are all the responsibilities of the school nurse?

February 16, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Moore spends time reading to pre-kindergarteners

February 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


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Locals make Georgia Tech’s dean’s list

ATLANTA - Nine students from the area earned the distinction of dean's list at the Georgia Institute of Technology for spring 2014. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.

June 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Goergia College announces spring dean’s list

MILLEDGEVILLE - Four students from Effingham County completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2014 spring semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville.

June 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Health departments urge back-to-school immunizations

Students will be going back to school in less than two months and health department officials in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties are encouraging parents to be proactive about getting required immunizations for children.

June 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Ready for a taste of the college life

Three students will represent Effingham County this summer in the prestigious Governor's Honors Program.

June 19, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Pre-K teachers will return to a full schedule

Effingham County pre-kindergarten teachers will return to a 190-day calendar for the 2014-15 school year.

June 16, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Gonzalez wins National FFA Tractor Supply scholarship

Effingham County FFA member Julia Gonzalez has been awarded a $1,000 Tractor Supply-Growing Scholars scholarship from the National FFA Organization.

June 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


VSU announces spring dean’s list, local graduates

VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University has announced the students from spring 2014 who met all qualifications for graduation. More than 1,200 were recognized for receiving their associate's, bachelor's or master's degrees.

June 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


GeoVista awards scholarship

Sydney Rushing received the Eddy E. Rogers Scholarship from GeoVista Credit Union.

June 12, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


AASU announces president’s list

Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced president's list honorees, each of whom earned a 4.0 grade point average for two consecutive semesters during the 2013-14 academic school year.

June 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Locals earn degrees, honors at Ga. Southwestern State

AMERICUS - Three Effingham County students were among the 300 graduates from Georgia Southwestern State University at the spring 2014 commencement ceremony in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center.

June 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEHS to host Mini Mustang Cheer Camp

Girls in kindergarten-seventh grade are invited to participate in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp hosted by the South Effingham High School cheerleaders.

June 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Blandford students corner awards at Stock Market Game

Four students from Blandford Elementary School were honored recently at the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon in Atlanta.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Orchestra awards scholarships

Hank Miles and Casie Wilson are the recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's fourth annual academic scholarships.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students earn Georgia Tech degrees

ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 247th commencement exercises.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Initiative expected to make college more affordable

Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS), focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions. The grant is funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America.

June 05, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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