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Georgia Southern to host conference on POWs

The Georgia Southern University Museum, Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Department of History have partnered to present "Captive Warriors: The History and Archaeology of POWs" Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at GSU's Performing Arts Center.

March 11, 2013 | Staff report | Education


School board starts work on budget

The Effingham County Board of Education is beginning work on the fiscal year 2014 budget, set to take effect July 1.

March 07, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


A sweet time for 4-H'ers at DPA

The Southeast District Project Achievement Competition was held Feb. 8-10 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton. The theme this year was "4-H: How Sweet It Is!" with the auditorium for the awards ceremony reflecting every kind of candy imaginable.

March 07, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Rotary speech winners

Effingham County High School senior Hannah Boyd took top honors Tuesday in the annual speech contest sponsored by Effingham County's two Rotary Clubs.

March 07, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Governor, first lady promoting literacy

Gov. Nathan Deal, first lady Sandra Deal, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning Commissioner Bobby Cagle and state School Superintendent John Barge joined together Monday to kick off "Read Across Georgia" month in the North Wing of the state Capitol.

March 07, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Houston makes CSU dean’s list

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern University congratulates Gabrielle Houston of Springfield on being named to the dean's list for fall semester 2012.

March 07, 2013 | Staff report | Education


SEHS students take the spotlight

Seventeen acts - including singers, dancers and stand-up comedians -showed their talents Saturday night in South Effingham High School's 2013 Student Talent Show Extravaganza.

March 04, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham students receive honors from Elks

When three Effingham County students received a letter from the Savannah Elks Lodge, they knew they were receiving an award.

March 04, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Elementary honor choir to perform March 9 at SEHS

The Effingham County School District will showcase its exemplary elementary school choral students in the inaugural performance of the Effingham County Elementary Honor Choir, on March 9 at 3 p.m. in the South Effingham High School cafeteria.

March 04, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Pell Grants may be available for truck driving students

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has been selected by the U.S. Department of Education to offer Pell Grant funding to qualified students enrolled in selected short-term certificate programs, like the commercial truck driving program.

February 28, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Wagner hits all the right notes for SEHS

South Effingham High School senior Savannah Wagner is too young to remember the E.F. Hutton brokerage firm's popular television commercials in the 1970s and '80s.

February 25, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


It all adds up for STAR Student

Raoul Rego is soft-spoken about his academic achievements in high school.

February 25, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEHS fashion show lights up the runway

Twenty-five models hit the runway Saturday night, showing off fellow students' designs in South Effingham High School's seventh annual student fashion show.

February 25, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


MES earns Get Fit, Get Active award

Winning a statewide award made Marlow Elementary School students get up and dance - literally.

February 25, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Usher, Velasquez take turn as pages

Effingham County was well represented at the state Capitol by students Sophie Usher and Rebecca Velasquez of Effingham County High School, as they paged for sate Rep. Jon Burns on Feb. 14 in the General Assembly.

February 21, 2013 | Staff report | Education


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Digging into archaelogical field school

The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and professor Victor Thompson of the University of Georgia recently completed a joint five-week archaeological field school on Ossabaw Island.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to match $2,500 REACH scholarships

Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel recently announced the University will double-match funds for the needs-based, Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholarship program. During the program, REACH scholars receive a renewable annual tuition scholarship of $2,500 for use at a HOPE-eligible institution. Georgia Southern will increase the amount to $5,000.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to become tobacco-free campus Friday

Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Chamber collecting school supplies for students in need

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


New teachers, staff welcomed to school system

Taylor Sauerland fondly recalls the method her fifth-grade teacher at South Effingham Elementary School employed to teach spelling words.

July 24, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Little Rebel Cheer Camp gets them off their feet

The annual Little Rebel Cheer Camp had its largest turnout, with 80 girls participating this week at Effingham County High School.

July 24, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Effingham students earn ABAC scholarships

TIFTON - Austin Dixon of Rincon and Leslie Lamb of Guyton have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year.

July 24, 2014 | Staff report | Education


4-H’ers are on target with their goals

A group of 4-H'ers assembled recently at the Mary Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Education Center with one aim in mind - to pass a test in the Georgia Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course.

July 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Wilder earns medical degree from Mercer

MACON - A student from Effingham County received her degree from Mercer University during the School of Medicine spring commencement.

July 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Raising a cheer

Nearly 60 girls have been participating this week in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp, an annual fundraiser for the South Effingham High School cheer program.

July 17, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Fun in the summertime for 4-H’ers

The Effingham County Extension office is winding down its summer fun as 4-H'ers have been participating in many events within their summer programming.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Three local students honored at UNG

DAHLONEGA - Three students from Effingham County earned academic recognition at the University of North Georgia for the 2014 spring semester.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECCA sends five students to national conference

Effingham College and Career Academy's SkillsUSA chapter attended the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City from June 23-27. This year's conference marked the 50th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference for SkillsUSA, a showcase of career and technical education students.

July 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Two Effingham students earn degrees from Emory

ATLANTA - Two students from Effingham County received degrees from Emory University in Atlanta, at its 169th commencement ceremony.

July 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern nutrition training aims to curb childhood obesity

School nutrition managers from across the state recently gathered at Georgia Southern University to attend Culinary Institute II, a 32-hour, weeklong training session by the Georgia Department of Education's School Nutrition Program.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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