On April 30, Mr. Ryan Daniel Millar was awarded the Albert F. Ligotti Trumpet Award by the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia.
ECHS Air Force JROTC Accomplishments/Highlights 2006-2007: Color Guards performed more than 25 events over the school year, including the Republican district conference, the opening of the March of Dimes Walk in Savannah and the opening of the new pharmacy in GuytonSaber team performed six times, including homecoming for two middle schools and ECHS, Miss ECHS Scholarship Pageant and graduationMarched in five parades, including Springfield, Guyton and SavannahPlanned and managed two blood drives, collecting over 200 ...
South Effingham Middle School hosted an open house for incoming students and their parents. On the agenda time was given to show the new school uniform options for next year. Current students demonstrated the multiple options that students can choose from and still be in compliance. A student panel was recruited to share with the incoming students. They were given a time for questions and answers.
South Effingham Highs School's bands performed Tuesday night.
Effingham County School Superintendent Randy Shearouse told graduating seniors to use their talents as they move forward in their lives at the baccalaureate program Sunday at First Baptist Church of Rincon.
ATHENS - Georgia First District U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams, representatives of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other dignitaries will be present when the Barrier Island Research and Learning Center at UGA's Marine Institute on Sapelo Island is dedicated Monday.
Students at Ebenezer Middle School participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Pennies for Patients program, sponsored by EMS's Beta Club and student council.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will close all of its regional campuses, the office at the Fort Stewart Army Education Center, the Early Start Child Care Resource and Referral agency office in Brunswick and the Adult Literacy program offices for business all day, Friday as it holds its fifth annual Staff Development Day around the theme "Healthy, Wealthy and Wise."
Anyone interested in pursuing a graduate degree at Georgia Southern University is invited to attend an information session on Tuesday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Henderson Library, Room 1300 on the University campus in Statesboro.
Shamia Wallace and LaTrell Fennell, both students at Marlow Elementary, submitted the winning name for Georgia's new litter prevention and abatement mascot, "The Brown Trasher." Of the 7,000 entries the state received, 24 students submitted the winning name, "Buster." All 24 were invited to the mascot naming ceremony on March 23 at the capitol.
The United States Achievement Academy announced that Chelsea Baldwin from Rincon has been named a United States National Award Winner in cheerleading.
South Effingham High School landscape students performed their community project at Blandford Elementary.
Georgia's 11th Lt. Governor, Casey Cagle, will address 2,344 degree candidates at Georgia Southern University's spring 2007 commencement Saturday, May 5, beginning at 9 a.m. in Paulson Stadium. The candidates include 1,855 undergraduates and 489 graduate students.
Devin Zipperer of Rincon and Farren Crisp of Adams Run, S.C. were voted King and Queen at the USC Salkehatchie Student Spring Dance on April 13. Zipperer is a sophomore and is also a member of the USC Salkehatchie baseball team. Crisp is a sophomore.
Skye Mills, a sixth grade student at South Effingham Middle School, has been selected as a state winner in the River of Words Art and Poetry Project. As a member of the SEMS Gifted program, the prize-winning poetry was a result of a collaborative assignment between the scientific study of water and the literary genre of poetry.
Scouts and leaders from Troop 665 in Rincon along with Dan Frailey and James McElveen from First Baptist Church Rincon are pictured on the wheelchair ramp they built at First Baptist Church Youth Center.
Although Effingham County schools' 2011 test scores earned overall gains and high rankings compared to the state, Adequate Yearly Progress projections show no schools in the system meeting AYP by 2013.
Effingham schools started the 2011-12 year Thursday, and in celebration Effingham Women in Business donated 24 book bags to school social workers to distribute to the system's homeless students. Teach Right sold WIB the book bags at wholesale price.
The Edward Jones offices in Port Wentworth and Rincon partnered together to collect school supplies for the Treutlen House located in Effingham County.
The General Assembly requires that all public school systems in Georgia have school councils in place for the purposes of bringing communities and schools closer together in a spirit of cooperation to solve difficult education problems, improve academic achievement, provide support for teachers and administrators, and bring parents into the school-based decision-making process. All Effingham County Schools will hold elections for the upcoming year. Elections will be held to fill expiring terms, new terms and ...
Mark Tanner from Rincon participated in a six-week Science and Technology Expansion Program (STEP) this summer at Armstrong Atlantic State University. As an entering freshman to Armstrong, Tanner conducted research on nanoparticle catalysis of environmental pollutants. He lived on campus free of charge and received a weekly stipend of $300.
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced that Georgia is one of 10 states to be awarded $1 million by Complete College America to fuel policy innovations and reforms aimed at significantly increasing college completion. In conjunction with this grant, Deal also introduced his Complete College Georgia Initiative.
In the wake of increasing No Child Left Behind demands, initial reports indicate that the Effingham County school system did not meet Adequate Yearly Progress goals for 2011.
When classes begin this August, students at the Effingham Campus of Savannah Technical College will find many new opportunities available to them including:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Effingham County High School competition cheerleaders hosted their annual Rebels Cheer Camp this week for 60 young girls across the county.