All Effingham County Schools will hold elections in August for their 2013-14 school councils. Each school will have a meeting for parents to nominate and vote for the parent representatives on its school council. Parents may also be nominated on the written form that will be sent home with students. Following is the schedule for parent election meetings: Aug. 20 South Effingham High School – 4:30 p.m., cafeteria Aug. 22 Ebenezer Elementary – 6 p.m., ...
ATLANTA - Four students from Effingham County made the dean's list for spring semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Morgan McDaniel, a graduate of Effingham County High School, was awarded the Pres Henne Youth Apprenticeship Scholar for Engineers by Gulfstream Aerospace.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) has launched a new program for students in Georgia's 12th Congressional District, "Barrow's Bookworms." The inaugural program is for students in elementary school for the 2013-14 academic year.
Effingham Women in Business welcomed Tierney Hagan from Effingham County High School to its July meeting. Hagan received a $500 scholarship from EWIB.
Scott and Sons Trucking, with help from many other sponsors and groups, held its annual back-to-school rally Saturday at the Clyo Community Center.
Every year the Effingham County 4-H staff rewards teachers and their students based on their individual and corporate classroom participation in various project areas.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 245th commencement exercises.
Erin Woodcock and Jackie Brown, social workers for Effingham County Schools, spoke at the July meeting of Effingham Women in Business.
Every year, the Effingham County 4-H staff rewards teachers and their students based on their individual and corporate classroom participation in various project areas.
WALESKA - Jessica Brown of Guyton was among the 172 students who graduated from Reinhardt University in the spring semester of 2013.
The Effingham County Extension office was full of creativity recently, as 4-H agents met with an assembly of teenagers from Bulloch, Burke, Candler, Effingham and Screven counties.
Like their students, teachers in Coastal Georgia look forward to their summer vacation. But this summer, a few of those teachers will take some of their time to continue learning as they connect to Invitational and Advanced Summer Institutes through the Coastal Savannah Writing Project (CSWP), a unique opportunity to expand their knowledge and understanding of how best to teach literacy skills across the grade levels and content areas. Seventeen Savannah-area teachers gathered on the ...
Savannah Technical College's Dental Hygiene program announced its 2013 graduating cohort of 16 students successfully passed both the Central Regional Dental Testing Service practical licensing examination and the American Dental Association National Board Dental Hygiene Examination late in the 2013 spring semester.
Three students from Effingham County have been awarded Georgia Power Scholarships. Joseph Snooks, son of Georgia Power employee J. Steven Snooks at the company's Savannah location, is one of 21 students statewide to receive a Georgia Power Scholarship. Snooks, of Springfield, attends Armstrong Atlantic State University, where he majors in biology. Morgan Moore, daughter of Georgia Power employee Jeff Moore at the company's Savannah location, also received a Georgia Power Scholarship. Moore, from Rincon, attends ...
Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H members learned the importance of responsible leadership, goal setting, communication and teamwork during the 2013 leadership officer training.
Rincon Elementary School is among a select group of Georgia elementary schools studied as part of a new Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education report that identifies best practices that have resulted in significant academic gains.
Students at Blandford Elementary School gave their pennies - and a lot more -to help the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Effingham County 4-H is proud to offer Cloverleaf 4-H members (fifth and sixth grades) an opportunity to sharpen their cooking skills by participating in Kids in the Kitchen.
Effingham County is being represented by not one, but two teams in the state softball tournament Elite Eight in Columbus.
On a day they wore Halloween costumes to school, Blandford Elementary students learned a lesson about true character.
"Great minds think alike" was the goal of the Effingham County 4-H Challenge Bowl team as they ventured to the Georgia State Fair in Perry.
South Effingham Elementary School is celebrating Children's Book Week with a family reading and fitness challenge, a family reading night and the school's first 5K race and one-mile fun run.
The South Effingham Middle School cheerleaders won a competition held at Statesboro High School on Saturday.
Being involved in Red Ribbon Week activities as an Ebenezer Elementary School student left a lasting impression on Peter Waltz.
A nationwide initiative to promote safe teen driving resonates particularly strongly in Effingham County.
Parents of Effingham County students can offer their opinion on which calendar the school system should adopt for the 2014-15 academic year.
Effingham County 4-H'ers joined others across the U.S. in celebrating National 4-H Week.
Two graduates from the class of 2013 have been honored as Effingham County's 2012-13 work-based learning students of the year.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has selected Joseph Powell as its dean of industrial technology. Prior to this position Powell was STC's department head for drafting technology.