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Hupman earns national scholarship

Georgia Southern University student Jeffrey Hupman was awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), a nonprofit corporation. The Tampa, Fla., native has achieved a 3.93 GPA, and is the first student from the University to be awarded the competitive national scholarship.

August 01, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Comcast honors Lariscy, Usher

The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, today announced the 2011 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. Among the winners are Michaela Lariscy, a student from South Effingham High School and Hillary Usher, a student from Effingham County High School.

August 01, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS FBLA ‘dives in’ to school year

Five officers of the Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Effingham County High School "dive in" for a new year by attending the summer leadership and officer training summit at Swainsboro High School on July 18. Hannah Boyd, president; Michaela Williford, vice president; Vanessa Williams, secretary; Kelsey Fulford, treasurer; and Josie Alford, historian attended the summit to prepare themselves for their roles as officers this year.

July 28, 2011 | Patrick Donahue | Education


YMCA accepting applications for Christian Leadership Academy

The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership done from a Christian perspective.

July 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Freshmen get ready to BUILD

STATESBORO-Before they check into residence halls, buy books, or even attend their first class, a group of incoming Georgia Southern University freshmen will begin their college careers by giving back to the Statesboro community.

July 25, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Pyramid of many colors

The Effingham County High School competition cheerleaders hosted their annual Rebels Cheer Camp this week for 60 young girls across the county.

July 22, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham students attend annual RYLA

Building Future Leaders was the mission of a recent youth event hosted by Georgia Rotary District 6920 at South Georgia College. Sixty students from the district attended the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference (RYLA) at SGC. RYLA is a Rotary International program that started in Southeast Asia and has spread across the world.

July 21, 2011 | Patrick Donahue | Education


BoE considers nepotism guidelines

The Effingham County Board of Education is reviewing a nepotism policy mandated by the state.

July 18, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Orchestra awards scholarships

Effingham Community Orchestra awarded its first Academic Scholarships. The 2011 recipients are Tyler Beale, Christina Hillman and Rachel Miles.

July 18, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


School board holds the line on millage

The Effingham County Board of Education approved its budget for fiscal year 2012 with no change to its millage rate.

July 14, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Teach Right offering summer workshops

In an effort to serve the needs of the community, Teach Right, a locally owned and operated educational supply store, has announced plans for summer workshops for teachers and parents, and play-days for children. Owner Marian Hodge announced that there would be no charge for the events; however, materials from the workshop presentations would be available for purchase.

July 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Rahn chosen as FFA Central Region Star

Shane A. Rahn, a 2011 honor graduate of Effingham County High School and vice-president of the Effingham FFA program, has been chosen as the Central Region Star in Agricultural Placement for Georgia.

July 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


School system taking 2011-12 registrations

Effingham County Schools Central Registration Center is now processing registrations for the 2011-12 school year.

July 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Hillman wins gold medal at SkillsUSA Championship

Effingham County High School graduate Christina Hillman won a gold medal in graphic communications at the SkillsUSA Championship.

July 07, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Back-to-school immunization clinics coming to Effingham

School books have been put away for now and children in Effingham County are enjoying the lazy days of summer. But the new school year is fast approaching and in preparation, Effingham County Health Department officials will extend clinic hours to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19 and Tuesday, July 26 so children can get the necessary back-to-school screenings and immunizations.

July 07, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


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NJROTC gives lift to FORCE

Every Effingham County school contributed to this year's school food drive for the Food Outreach Co-op of Effingham (FORCE), but South Effingham High School went above and beyond.

March 24, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Six locals inducted into honor society at AASU

Six local students recently were initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

March 24, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Big wheels roll into Blandford Elementary

Blandford Elementary School's annual career day showed students "careers on wheels."

March 20, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEHS to hold fifth annual talent show

Students will take the stage Saturday night for South Effingham High School's fifth annual talent show, at 7 p.m. in the high school cafetorium.

March 20, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEMS goes green for 4-H

South Effingham Middle School turned green last Friday in support of 4-H.

March 20, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Animal shelter gets help from Little Tots

Little Tots Pre-K participated in a service learning project for the Effingham County Animal Shelter.

March 20, 2014 | Staff report | Education


A sea of green

Green was the color of the day Friday at Ebenezer Elementary, as the school enjoyed its annual St. Patrick's Day parade.

March 18, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEMS Science Olympiad takes region

The South Effingham Middle School Science Olympiad team earned first place at the recent Regional Science Olympiad Tournament at South Georgia College in Douglas.

March 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Exhibition to showcase student artwork

Select students from all Effingham County schools will display their talent next week in the third annual district-wide art exhibition.

March 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Truluck makes Emory College dean’s list

ATLANTA - Emilia Truluck of Rincon was named to the dean's list of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, for the 2013 fall semester.

March 17, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEMS Beta Club fights leukemia

The South Effingham Middle School Beta Club got a big response to its fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

March 13, 2014 | Staff report | Education


'Grease' is the word at ECHS

The Effingham County High School drama club is busy rehearsing its production of "Grease."

March 13, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Young Farmers auction to be held

The Effingham County Young Farmers organization will host its annual auction March 25 in the Effingham County High School cafeteria, beginning at 6 p.m.

March 13, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Oh, the places they go — without leaving their seat

Children could be heard loud and clear from room 717 at Effingham County Middle School on Thursday, buzzing in anticipation of being read Dr. Seuss stories for the annual Read Across America day.

March 10, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Not just clowning around

Many clowns were seen around Blandford Elementary School on March 3.

March 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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