Marcia Long enjoyed a big day on Wednesday.
Baumann graduates from Brenau University
The upcoming renovations to South Effingham Elementary School will have a maximum price tag of nearly $3.5 million.
More than 3,000 students will receive degrees from Georgia Southern University this weekend during the 86th annual spring commencement.
The Effingham County School System hosted a reception Wednesday for 25 retiring employees.
The Effingham County School System will host a Title I, Part A parent involvement/parent engagement meeting May 15 at 6 p.m., in the board of education central office auditorium at 405 North Ash St. in Springfield.
Effingham County High School's competition cheerleaders will host their annual Little Rebel Cheer Camp July 21-25, from 9 a.m.-noon each day in the ECHS gym.
Effingham County Middle School held its 10th annual math and science night May 1.
Effingham County Board of Education members will have to wait until next year for a pay raise.
One school board hopeful acknowledged being nervous at last week's candidates' forum hosted by the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce.
Blandford Elementary School students, parents and staff gathered Friday morning for the school's annual international arts festival.
Rincon Elementary School continued a spring tradition Friday with its 31st annual May Day celebration.
Effingham County and South Effingham high schools hosted their college decision day programs Thursday, to recognize this year's seniors who will attend college.
The recently-inducted members of the Rincon Elementary School Junior Beta Club have been collecting donations for the Effingham County Animal Shelter.
Three students will represent Effingham County this summer in the prestigious Governor's Honors Program.
Effingham County pre-kindergarten teachers will return to a 190-day calendar for the 2014-15 school year.
Effingham County FFA member Julia Gonzalez has been awarded a $1,000 Tractor Supply-Growing Scholars scholarship from the National FFA Organization.
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.
Sydney Rushing received the Eddy E. Rogers Scholarship from GeoVista Credit Union.
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.
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.
Girls in kindergarten-seventh grade are invited to participate in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp hosted by the South Effingham High School cheerleaders.
Four students from Blandford Elementary School were honored recently at the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon in Atlanta.
Hank Miles and Casie Wilson are the recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's fourth annual academic scholarships.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 247th commencement exercises.
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.
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.
Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.
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.