The Georgia Southern University chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society recently inducted 242 new members. To become a member of Phi Eta Sigma, a student must earn a GPA of 3.5 or greater during their freshmen year at the University.
Berry College recognized outstanding achievement among students during its annual honors night celebration.
The United States Achievement Academy announced that Audrey Hannah Hyde from Guyton has been named a United States National Award Winner in three categories, honor roll, leadership and student council.
High Sales Brandon Dickerson, Anna Wendelken and Zachary Blalock Greenhand Degrees Jasen Bowers, Lyndsey Sikes, Sarah Donnell, Whitney Smith, D. J. Lavine, Kris Stafford, Faith Shreve, Taylor Landing, Ashley Williams, Cody Messex, Tara Carter, Sean Smith, Faith Hogan, Jerry Hounshell, Kevin Hounshell, Travis Cobb, Katie Iler, Joshua Floyd, R. J. Sanders, Mandi Patrick, Nick Grier, Austin Oglesby and Megan Roman Star Greenhand Mandi Patrick Star Discovery Whitney Smith Star Agribusinessman Nick Mullins Star Chapter Farmer ...
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital announced today the successful completion of Math-A-Thon at Guyton Elementary, where students raised $1,675.
SAVANNAH - For today's working adults, finding time to attend college is often difficult. But Savannah Technical College is making it easier with its new weekend college studies program, offering College Algebra (MAT 191) and Composition and Rhetoric (ENG 191) on alternating Saturday mornings at the College's Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road.
South Effingham Middle School Y Club members participate in school and community projects every month of the school year, but for the first time their efforts are going global. Y Club officers recently heard about the Acts III Global Ministry Orphanage Project in Malawi, Africa and felt led and inspired to be a part of such a great ministry project.
Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) junior Rebecca Page has been awarded the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Scholarship by the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized retiring employees on Wednesday. Superintendent Randy Shearouse told the retirees it was a happy day for them, but not a happy day for the school system. "We lose a lot of talented people from the classrooms, school principals, media center and lunchroom workers and custodial staff," he said. "We lose you, and I know you're all smiling and you're happy to be retiring, but it's not such a ...
Ebenezer Elementary First Emmy Night was held on Thursday, April 12. As the limo delivered all students in the media club, the stars were introduced from the limo for a 'star arrival.' All students were presented with their own golden emmy and certificate, for all the hours they have spent since Christmas after school designing their own projects, from the Effingham County Media Festival. Mrs. Peggy Helmly was recognized as heading up the media festival ...
MACON - Ashley Nicole Miles presented a research project at Mercer University's Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 20. The topic was "Body Dissatisfaction Prevention: A Dismantling Investigation."
Gulfstream Aerospace has awarded 10 scholarships valued at $8,000 each to children of Gulfstream employees - including six children of Gulfstream employees in Savannah.
In an effort to prevent drinking and driving, Effingham County High School students performed as the victims and driver in a drunk driving accident Thursday.
Springfield Elementary School Principal, Terri Johnson, and past principal, Dayle Burns, accepted a Title I Distinguished Schools Award for the school on behalf of the hardworking students and staff members at Springfield Elementary. SES has been dedicated to making Adequate Yearly Progress for the 'No Child Left Behind Law' for the past four consecutive years. Also on hand to celebrate the school's accomplishments was past principal, Greg Arnsdorff, now an assistant superintendent for the Effingham ...
Rincon Elementary School celebrated its 24th May Day Festival on Friday. The program featured the May princesses and princes from each class, and the crowning of the May Queen by last years queen. The 2007 May Queen is De'Aun Johnson, her lady in waiting (first runner up) is Bridgett Caudle and the maid of honor (second runner up) is Taylor Downs. Each grade level performed a dance for the event.
"Converge" was the 2011 See You at the Pole theme held Sept. 28. More than 70 students attended the event at South Effingham Middle School. Supported by students, friends, family, and staff members the SEMS SYATP Leadership Team hosted the event. The leadership committee provided free doughnuts and gave out See You at the Pole Bracelets provided by the SEMS Y-Club to all attendees.
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) and State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge personally delivered Georgia's request for a waiver to certain provisions of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), and an alternative, to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
SAVANNAH -Next time you are on the Savannah Technical College Liberty Campus, you just might see some unusual art on display, as an assortment of bras will be hanging in the administration building through mid-October as the campus supports breast cancer awareness.
From Sept. 12-16 the ECHS Youth Advisory Council, along with the Interact Club and Family Connection Communities and Schools, sponsored an After Labor Day Food Drive benefitting the Food Outreach Co-op of Effingham (FORCE). They collected 1,500 nonperishable goods to help FORCE restock local food pantries.
It's not common for a busy elected official to sit in a pint-sized chair alongside a group of 4-year-olds. Nor does it happen every day that scores of legislators around Georgia are doing the same thing in pre-k classrooms in their districts.
Effingham County High School is wild about writing. In preparation for the Georgia High School Writing Test today, students in the language and Family and Consumer Sciences departments have teamed up to decorate.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) will host a statewide Military Academy Day event at the Benedictine Military School in Savannah on Saturday.
University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby has announced three initiatives to change higher education in the state.
This year's Aspiring Leaders Program participants are: Ashley Kieffer (Effingham Career Academy), Vanessa Denison (Blandford Elementary School), Melissa Long (South Effingham Elementary School), Ame Lane (South Effingham Middle School) and Glen Smith (Effingham County Middle School); and back row: Latoya Jones (Blandford Elementary), Donna Strickland (Sand Hill Elementary), Jennifer Peavy (Guyton Elementary School) and Stacy Boyett (Board of Education).
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College proudly announces the Historic Preservation Visiting Artisan Series featuring H. Thomas Kupper of the world-renowned Lincoln Cathedral in Lincolnshire, England. Kupper an internationally-acclaimed stained glass artisan, will be visiting the first week of October.
Effingham County Middle School will be hosting its annual fall festival event, the 2011 Panther Fest Gift and Craft Bazaar, on Oct. 29 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the school, located at 1659 Highway 119 South in Springfield.
ALBANY - Jennifer A. Hart of Rincon made the Dean's List at Darton College for the Summer 2011 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must be full time and have earned a 3.4 or higher grade point average.
Students in Jason Pridgen and Stacie Platt's fifth grade classes at Ebenezer Elementary School worked in groups to make their own volcano models.
Mark Fitzpatrick of the Savannah branch of the U.S. Green Building Council presented a plaque to Effingham County Board of Education Chairman Lamar Allen on Wednesday, certifying the Effingham Career Academy as a LEED Gold facility.
ATLANTA-Coloring is perhaps one of the first activities a child embarks upon on his or her educational journey, creating a foundation for creativity and a lifetime of learning. This September, coloring can also help create a financial foundation for one Georgia child. In recognition of College Savings Month, the Path2College 529 Plan is holding a coloring sweepstakes where one child will be awarded $1,529 for his or her college savings plan.