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Reading isn’t a reach for students during Pre-K Week

They needed a stepladder to reach the check-out counter, but a group of young children received their first library cards Monday.

October 03, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Marlow’s Wilkins named system’s teacher of the year

Top teachers were honored Wednesday at the 14th annual Effingham County Board of Education Teacher of the Year Banquet, sponsored by the Effingham Herald.

October 03, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Parents earn their diplomas

At 78 years old, Geneva Patterson isn't the typical rapper.

September 30, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


South Effingham crowns its queen

Caroline Brennan was crowned South Effingham High School's 2013 homecoming queen at halftime of Friday night's football game against Glenn Hills at The Corral.

September 30, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


State funds could pay for renovations at SEES

South Effingham Elementary School will soon get a facelift - as long as the Effingham County School System receives funding it's entitled to from the state.

September 26, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


School board honors Master Teachers, retirees

The Effingham County Board of Education recognized new Master Teachers and 2013 school system retirees at its Sept. 19 meeting.

September 26, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Savannah Tech’s ‘mini-mester’ to begin next week

SAVANNAH - Students may register for 'Mini-Mester' classes at Savannah Technical College beginning Oct. 1. These classes will start Oct. 17 and last through the end of fall semester, Dec. 11.

September 26, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Civil War comes to Springfield Elementary

Fifth-graders at Springfield Elementary saw what life was like in the 1860s, thanks to a recent visit to the school by a group of Civil War re-enactors.

September 23, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


GSU announces president’s list

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized 130 students, including eight from Effingham County, for excellence in academics on the 2013 Summer Semester President's List.

September 23, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Parent University to mark its first graduating class

The second year of Parent University in Effingham County will begin with recognition of some of the people who made the first year a success.

September 23, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


A class in classical music

Not all elementary school students are able to see symphony performances.

September 19, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEES plugs into technology

South Effingham Elementary School hosted its first "Plugged in to Technology" celebration last Tuesday, to show parents the technology tools the school is using in educating students.

September 16, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Bullard earns full military scholarship to North Georgia

Effingham County High School graduate Christa Bullard of Rincon is attending the University of North Georgia this fall on a full Georgia Military Scholarship.

September 16, 2013 | Staff report | Education


SEHS holds musician tribute week

The South Effingham High School media center held its second annual "musician tribute week" during the first week of September.

September 12, 2013 | Staff report | Education


ECCA ready to show off for the state

Already having increased its enrollment to more than 600 students, the Effingham College and Career Academy has now gotten the attention of Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle.

September 09, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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Rotary Club inducts Interact chapter at Ebenezer Middle

The Rotary Club of Effingham County recently inducted and chartered a new student Interact club at Ebenezer Middle School.

March 17, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students earn college accolades

Effingham students earn honors at Mercer

March 17, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Taking their turn as Capitol pages

The city of Rincon was represented at the state Capitol by Bailee Grace Hildebrandt and Julia Marie Carter as they paged for Rep. Bill Hitchens on Feb. 9.

March 17, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Nesmith leaving ECCA, returning to central office

One Effingham County school will have a new principal next year while another will have a change in athletic director.

March 11, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Savannah Tech plans major upgrade for Effingham campus

Significant additions are planned for the Savannah Technical College's Effingham County campus as part of STC's massive capital campaign.

March 10, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education


New state schools chief sees too much testing

During his campaign to become state school superintendent, Richard Woods was a vocal critic that Georgia students spend too much time taking standardized tests.

March 10, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEES pre-K classes to move

Pre-kindergarten classes currently being held at South Effingham Elementary School will move to Sand Hill Elementary for the 2015-16 school year.

March 10, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Kight wins Rotary speech contest

South Effingham High School junior Rebecca Kight won the annual Rotary Club speech contest, held March 3 at New Ebenezer Retreat Center.

March 10, 2015 | Staff report | Education


A 'Cat' in a Treehouse

The Learning Treehouse preschool and daycare in Rincon celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday with a week of themed activities.

March 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Students put on a show at SEHS

Sixteen acts, including vocalists, musicians and dancers, performed Saturday night in South Effingham High School's annual talent show.

March 03, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


4-H’ers have strong showing at District Project Achievement

Effingham County 4-H was represented by 17 members at the Southeast District Project Achievement competition at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, including five who qualified for the state competition.

March 03, 2015 | Staff report | Education


SEHS’ Yarbrough performs in all-state jazz band

South Effingham High School student Taylor Yarbrough was part of an elite performance during the Georgia Music Educators Association's recent conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.

March 03, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Ebenezer Elementary hits the pavement to fight diabetes

Ebenezer Elementary School raised money and awareness for the fight against diabetes with a fun run/walk.

February 25, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEHS student fashion show displays its impressions

Christian Mincey won the award as the top overall designer at the 2015 South Effingham High School student fashion show Saturday night.

February 24, 2015 | Staff report | Education


The brightest STARs

Effingham County's SAT scores have risen to just one point below the state average, though two students in particular set their aspirations a bit higher.

February 24, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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