After learning she was the South Effingham High School STAR Student, Michaela Lariscy had no trouble selecting her STAR Teacher.
Christina Hillman said she found out she was STAR Student for Effingham County High School around November last year, but she had to keep it a secret until they finished some figuring.
South Effingham Middle School will compete at the Georgia State Science Olympiad Tournament, to be held at Augusta State University on March 12.
South Effingham High School is offering students a pathway known as The Teaching Pathway. The purpose of the pathway is to prepare students for future positions in the field of education.
The 2011 Miss SEHS Scholarship Pageant will be held March 26 at 7 p.m. in the SEHS cafeteria. Tickets are $7 at the door or are available from any contestant.
South Effingham High School students in 25 acts gave it their all Feb. 25 at the annual Talent Show Extravaganza.
Caleb Mock graduated from Georgia Tech in December with a degree in Mechanical Engineering with high honors.
Effingham County High School FFA celebrated National FFA Week Feb. 28-March 5. "Infinite Potential" was the theme this year.
Photo provided The students in Mrs. Michelle Corless' first grade class at Rincon Elementary School have invented their own robots. They have been learning about robots during reading. Each student made robots out of recycled items. They used coffee cans, milk jugs, boxes, toilet paper rolls, computer parts and many other items to make their inventions.
The Effingham County school system is participating in a free, eight-week statewide wellness and fitness program, Walk Georgia, which launched March 6 and ends April 30.
A review of State End of Course Test and Georgia High School Writing Test pass rates during the Effingham County Board of Education's March 2 meeting showed promising gains in most areas.
The student-voted Effingham County High School Teacher of the Month for January is Katie Ward.
The month of January marked the end of peak tax collections for the 2010-11 school year budget, but the financial report reviewed at the Effingham Board of Education's March 2 meeting indicates encouraging numbers across the budget.
As the Effingham County Board of Education office began receiving a wave of phone calls and board members' inboxes began to fill with a frenzy of e-mails, a discussion of sixth grade athletics was added to the March 2 board meeting agenda Monday.
Shelby Wilson, daughter of Mike and Lisa Wilson of Springfield, paged at the Georgia State Capitol on Feb. 9 for Rep. Jon Burns.
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.