When the Air Force Academy Band called the Air Force JROTC at Effingham County High School for help, the cadets were more than willing to assist.
Bobby Rush and Leslie Teston have worked together at the Effingham County Board of Education's bus shop for the past two years.
The Effingham County Board of Education is now taking a new bullying policy into consideration to comply with legislation passed by the Georgia General Assembly last year.
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College President Kathy Love is seeing green everywhere she looks and she likes it.
Jennifer Keeler, a fourth grade math and science teacher at Rincon Elementary, has been selected to participate in the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy this summer at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey. The week-long, all-expense-paid intensive professional development program for third through fifth grade teachers is designed to provide teachers with the knowledge and skills necessary to motivate students to pursue careers in science and math. Keeler, Rincon Elementary's 2010-2011 Teacher of ...
Springfield Elementary School welcomed Paul Stender, owner and driver of the World's Fastest School Bus, for a brief presentation on "Jets are Cool, Drugs are Not!" on April 1.
Have you noticed an unusual number of bald children around Effingham County? You may be wondering, "What's that all about?"
ANNAPOLIS, Md.-Dylan Sewell, a student at Effingham County High School, will participate in the 2011 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program.
Effingham County High School members of the Future Business Leaders of America attended the State Leadership Conference on March 18-20 in Atlanta.
Two Effingham County Girl Scouts troops recently participated in the Free Museum Sunday.
The Rotary Coastal Zone High School Speech Competition for Rotary District 6920 took place March 26. Emily Woods, Donald Quinones and Michaela Lariscy represented the Rotary Clubs of Effingham County.
SPRINGFIELD – Students in the Basic Agriscience and Forestry classes at Effingham County High School celebrated National Teach Ag Day on March 24 by watching a video on why various agriculture teachers entered the field, discussing qualities held by agriculture teachers and playing "Think Like Your Ag Teacher" with Ms. CJ Satterfield.
The South Effingham High School Interact Club will have a "jeans day" fundraiser today, April 1, with proceeds going to purchase ShelterBoxes for earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan.
Abi Johnson was crowned Miss ECHS and Morgan Moore was crowned Miss SEHS March 26.
Teaching pre-kindergarten takes a special kind of person. The two chosen from Effingham County as Bright from the Start state mentor teachers exhibit kindness, creativity, flexibility and genuine love for their students.
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.