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Program helps preschoolers prepare for Kindergarten

Children who need help preparing for kindergarten are getting a head start through the Effingham County school system's preschool intervention program.

May 15, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Porterfield to lead ECMS

Effingham County Middle School will have a new principal in the fall.

May 15, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


SES recognizes young authors, illustrators

Springfield Elementary School honored its young authors and illustrators during a ceremony on March 27.

May 15, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


SEHS FFA students share positive experiences

President Les Brinson

May 12, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Sprucin' up Springfield

Springfield Elementary recently received a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program to assist them in sprucing up the school.

May 12, 2007 | Compiled by Brittany McNair Community News Coordinator | Education


'Idol' wows 'em at EMS

Former "American Idol" finalist Stephanie Edwards performed for students at Ebenezer Middle School on Tuesday. She also spent time with the show choir. Edwards said being at EMS was "awesome." She said she loves children and had planned to become a teacher before deciding to pursue child psychology. Edwards answered questions from the show choir. She said the question that stuck out was "what was the most important thing I gained from my experience?" Edwards said she plans to continue her education, and will either be back on campus in August or taking on-line classes. "I had a lot of ...

May 11, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Pages for a day

Ebenzer Middle School students Clay Robertson and Christopher Kieffer missed school one day to be in Atlanta.

May 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Covenant Christian students busy learning

Covenant Christian Academy students have been busy learning new things.

May 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Sand Hill student invited to appear on the Ellen Degeneres Show

Sand Hill Elementary's Fox Burnsed is only 7 years old, but he's on his way to Hollywood.

May 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Georgia Southern's growth spurt not close to finishing

Georgia Southern University could become southeast Georgia's equivalent of the University of Georgia within the next couple of decades, according to school president Dr. Bruce Grube.

May 08, 2007 | By Patrick Donahue Editor | Education


Hopping down the bunny trail

Students from Covenant Christian Academy in Springfield participated in a sack race at their second annual Easter picnic and egg hunt held at the United Methodist Campgrounds. CCA is a Christian school offering a classical approach to education for Pre-K through 8th grade students.

May 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Schools, students ready for CRCT

After months of preparation, students will be taking the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) beginning Monday.

May 08, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


SEHS students excel at region competition

St. Patrick's Day was a special day in the lives of six FCCLA members from South Effingham High School. These students competed in what is known as STAR Events, which stands for Students Taking Action with Recognition.

May 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Six chosen for Governor's Honors Program

Six students from Effingham County have been selected as finalists to attend the 2007 Georgia's Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.

May 08, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS Show Choir puts on a show

May 08, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


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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


Effingham high school students surpass state marks

Boosted by a substantial increase in economics scores, Effingham County's high school students fared better than the state averages in every subject of Georgia's end of course test this spring.

June 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Helmly to get early start

Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.

June 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


EWIB scholarship recipients have big plans for future

David Lariscy enlisted in the Army National Guard while he was still in high school, and he plans to continue serving in the military while pursuing careers in engineering and education.

June 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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