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BoE gives go-ahead to SEHS fieldhouse

After waiting through two education special purpose local option sales tax project lists, South Effingham High School will finally get a fieldhouse.

February 02, 2012 | By Calli Arnold | Education


White named to President’s List

Don White Jr. of Rincon has been named to the President's List at Thomas University for the fall 2011 semester.

February 02, 2012 | Staff Report | Education


‘Polenta’ to cheer about for bee winner

Ashlyn Wiggins, a seventh grader from Ebenezer Middle School, was stunned when the judges nodded that she had spelled her final word correctly.

January 30, 2012 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Changes to grad marching coming by steps

The Effingham County Board of Education agreed to gradually reduce the required number of credits needed for high school graduation to align with the new seven-period day schedule.

January 26, 2012 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Made for the shade

More than 50 volunteers spent their Saturday morning digging in the dirt at Guyton Elementary School.

January 23, 2012 | By Calli Arnold | Education


HS seniors could get rewarded for best behavior

County high schools will have a big incentive for staying on their best behavior leading up to their final year.

January 23, 2012 | By Calli Arnold | Education


RES parent of the month

Jessica Smart has been chosen as "Parent of the Month" for January at Rincon Elementary School. She has one son, Antonio Lexie, who is in second grade.

January 23, 2012 | Staff Report | Education


STC to offer GED testing information sessions

SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College will offer general information sessions about GED testing at 2 p.m. on Jan. 25 and Feb. 22 and at 10 a.m. on Feb. 8. The one-hour sessions will be held at the STC Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road in the Academic Commons Building, Room B126.

January 23, 2012 | Staff Report | Education


In honor of former leader

Holly Usher, assistant principal at Ebenezer Middle School, presents the retired jersey of the late Ramona Lovett to Dr. Brenda Lovett on Friday afternoon. Ramona Lovett, who had been principal at EMS, passed away earlier this school year. The presentation was made between the South Effingham Middle School-EMS basketball games at Ebenezer Middle School.

January 16, 2012 | Staff Report | Education


Rawlins Honored as top rider

Emma Rawlins, 12, of Springfield, was among those honored at the annual Coastal Hunter Circuit year end banquet on Sunday night. She was awarded Reserve Champion in four separate classes, including 11 and under flat, 11 and under over 2 feet fences, Short Stirrup flat and Short Stirrup Hunter. She was also third overall in Short Stirrup over 2 feet fences. Rawlins is a sixth grader at Ebenezer Middle School and is the daughter of Shea and Chris Rawlins.

January 12, 2012 | Staff Report | Education


MGC honors three Effingham students

COCHRAN-Middle Georgia College Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Mary Lou Frank, has announced that three students from Effingham County have been cited for scholastic achievement during MGC's fall 2011 semester.

January 12, 2012 | Staff Report | Education


Local students picked to lead SOAR

Georgia Southern University has assembled its 2012 Southern's Orientation, Advisement, and Registration (SOAR) Team to help guide incoming freshmen through orientation during summer SOAR sessions.

January 12, 2012 | Staff Report | Education


GSU gets high marks in online degree rankings

Georgia Southern University's online graduate programs in business, education, information technology and nursing have been ranked among the nation's best in the first edition of Top Online Education Program rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

January 12, 2012 | Staff Report | Education


Schools say writing program is strong

Overall, the Effingham County School System believes its high school writing program is strong and continuing to improve.

January 09, 2012 | By Calli Arnold | Education


An early start for the 2012-13 school year

Effingham schools will start the 2012-13 year Aug. 1, with week-long breaks spaced throughout the year.

January 02, 2012 | By Calli Arnold | Education


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Danica Pearson takes Quick-Think-A-Thon district grand prize

Danica Pearson's quick thinking paid off with the grand prize at the Exchange Club's Georgia District Convention on St. Simons Island.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS JROTC earns top honor

Unit GA-938, the Air Force Junior ROTC at Effingham County High School, has been selected by the Air Force to receive the 2013-14 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Locals earn degrees from Mercer University

MACON - Mercer University conferred bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to more than 1,900 students representing all 12 schools and colleges at five spring commencement ceremonies during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Students hit the Summer Leadership Camp

COVINGTON - This summer 90 students from the Effingham County High School and Effingham County Middle School FFA chapters were challenged to find the "hero within." They were part of more than 2,500 students who attended the FFA-FCCLA Summer Leadership Camp 2014 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington.

June 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Locals make Georgia Tech’s dean’s list

ATLANTA - Nine students from the area earned the distinction of dean's list at the Georgia Institute of Technology for spring 2014. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.

June 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Goergia College announces spring dean’s list

MILLEDGEVILLE - Four students from Effingham County completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2014 spring semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville.

June 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Health departments urge back-to-school immunizations

Students will be going back to school in less than two months and health department officials in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties are encouraging parents to be proactive about getting required immunizations for children.

June 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Ready for a taste of the college life

Three students will represent Effingham County this summer in the prestigious Governor's Honors Program.

June 19, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Pre-K teachers will return to a full schedule

Effingham County pre-kindergarten teachers will return to a 190-day calendar for the 2014-15 school year.

June 16, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Gonzalez wins National FFA Tractor Supply scholarship

Effingham County FFA member Julia Gonzalez has been awarded a $1,000 Tractor Supply-Growing Scholars scholarship from the National FFA Organization.

June 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


VSU announces spring dean’s list, local graduates

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.

June 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


GeoVista awards scholarship

Sydney Rushing received the Eddy E. Rogers Scholarship from GeoVista Credit Union.

June 12, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


AASU announces president’s list

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.

June 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Locals earn degrees, honors at Ga. Southwestern State

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.

June 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEHS to host Mini Mustang Cheer Camp

Girls in kindergarten-seventh grade are invited to participate in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp hosted by the South Effingham High School cheerleaders.

June 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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