Springfield Elementary recently received a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program to assist them in sprucing up the school.
Former "American Idol" finalist Stephanie Edwards performed for students at Ebenezer Middle School on Tuesday. She also spent time with the show choir. Edwards said being at EMS was "awesome." She said she loves children and had planned to become a teacher before deciding to pursue child psychology. Edwards answered questions from the show choir. She said the question that stuck out was "what was the most important thing I gained from my experience?" Edwards ...
Ebenzer Middle School students Clay Robertson and Christopher Kieffer missed school one day to be in Atlanta.
Covenant Christian Academy students have been busy learning new things. Recently 4th-7th graders challenged each other to a "Middle Ages History Event-a-thon." Having recently studies the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation events, they were challenged to see who can put the events in chronological order the fastest. The 6th/7th grade class won, but have been challenged to a rematch. In the younger grades, first graders were challenged to read 20 books per month. Those reaching ...
Sand Hill Elementary's Fox Burnsed is only 7 years old, but he's on his way to Hollywood.
Georgia Southern University could become southeast Georgia's equivalent of the University of Georgia within the next couple of decades, according to school president Dr. Bruce Grube.
Students from Covenant Christian Academy in Springfield participated in a sack race at their second annual Easter picnic and egg hunt held at the United Methodist Campgrounds. CCA is a Christian school offering a classical approach to education for Pre-K through 8th grade students.
After months of preparation, students will be taking the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) beginning Monday.
St. Patrick's Day was a special day in the lives of six FCCLA members from South Effingham High School. These students competed in what is known as STAR Events, which stands for Students Taking Action with Recognition.
Six students from Effingham County have been selected as finalists to attend the 2007 Georgia's Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.
The Effingham County High School Chorus Show Choirs performed at a dinner theater held Saturday night.
Have you ever wondered what it's like to live and work in space? An upcoming exhibit at Georgia Southern University will give children of all ages and their parents an opportunity to learn about astronauts and their contributions to the U.S. space program. "Spacing Out: A Day in the Life of an Astronaut" is an interactive exhibit that will be on display in the Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building. Featuring a full-size replica of a Mercury ...
Youngsters who are interested in chess are invited to expand their knowledge of the game during a summer day camp at Georgia Southern University.
The leadership of the General Assembly has informed the Department of Technical and Adult Education that they will work with the agency to fund the $1.8 million necessary to prevent a two-month furlough of the state's 246 full-time adult literacy instructors.
The Effingham County Board of Education discussed the possibility of changing the calendar for next school year.
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.
Building Future Leaders was the mission of a recent youth event hosted by Georgia Rotary District 6920 at South Georgia College. Sixty students from the district attended the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference (RYLA) at SGC. RYLA is a Rotary International program that started in Southeast Asia and has spread across the world.
The Effingham County Board of Education is reviewing a nepotism policy mandated by the state.
Effingham Community Orchestra awarded its first Academic Scholarships. The 2011 recipients are Tyler Beale, Christina Hillman and Rachel Miles.
The Effingham County Board of Education approved its budget for fiscal year 2012 with no change to its millage rate.
In an effort to serve the needs of the community, Teach Right, a locally owned and operated educational supply store, has announced plans for summer workshops for teachers and parents, and play-days for children. Owner Marian Hodge announced that there would be no charge for the events; however, materials from the workshop presentations would be available for purchase.
Shane A. Rahn, a 2011 honor graduate of Effingham County High School and vice-president of the Effingham FFA program, has been chosen as the Central Region Star in Agricultural Placement for Georgia.
Effingham County Schools Central Registration Center is now processing registrations for the 2011-12 school year.
Effingham County High School graduate Christina Hillman won a gold medal in graphic communications at the SkillsUSA Championship.
School books have been put away for now and children in Effingham County are enjoying the lazy days of summer. But the new school year is fast approaching and in preparation, Effingham County Health Department officials will extend clinic hours to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19 and Tuesday, July 26 so children can get the necessary back-to-school screenings and immunizations.
CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, MARIETTA-Seven Effingham County teens graduated June 18 from the National Guard Youth Challenge program. Commencement ceremonies were held for Class 2011-36 from the campus operated by the Georgia Army Guard at the Guard Garrison Training Center in Hinesville.
First Steps Preschool recently had a four-day camp for 3- and 4-year-old children. The week was filled with special visitors, crafts, games and music that corresponded to the theme of the day.