Effingham County School Superintendent Randy Shearouse laid out options to the Board of Education on Thursday night to cut costs for pre-k and was met with concern from parents and teachers throughout the county.
Effingham County high school students recently attended the SkillsUSA State Skills and Leadership Conference in Atlanta on March 11-13 and students from both schools brought home some outstanding awards.
Nearly 100 outstanding high school seniors recently attended Georgia Southern University's second annual Southern Leadership Excellence Academics and Dedication (LEAD) Conference at its main campus in Statesboro.
At the annual Invention Convention on Tuesday afternoon, students from elementary schools throughout the county exhibited their creative solutions to common problems, with a South Effingham Elementary first grader winning grand champion.
The scent of hairspray and the clacking of high heels filled the air beside the stage entrance in the new Effingham County Middle School gym/auditorium as contestants in the 2010 Miss ECMS Pageant lined up Saturday evening to find out who would make the top 10.
Characters from the Dr. Seuss books were everywhere at The Learning Treehouse preschool on Goshen Road. The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Thing One and Thing Two were on every door and every inch of wall space in the center. After all, it was Dr. Seuss' birthday.
When the members of the Springfield Elementary School junior Beta Club sponsored a coin collection to benefit the earthquake victims in Haiti, they knew it was a good thing to do, but they probably didn't really know how their money would be spent.