The Effingham County Board of Education has tallied up $2 million in savings with its energy program that was implemented in January 2008.
SAVANNAH - The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has approved three, new degree programs at Savannah State University - a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science with a concentration in Chemistry or Biology; a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a concentration in Secondary Education; and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a concentration in Secondary Education.
Micah Christensen, a senior at South Effingham High School, recently won the local "Leadership" High School Speech Contest sponsored by the Gulfstream Management Association (GMA).
The South Effingham High School Talent Show Extravaganza will be held on Feb. 25 from 6-9 p.m. in the school cafeteria auditorium.
Chancellor Erroll B. Davis Jr. in his final "State of the System" address noted that the people in the University System of Georgia and the students enrolled at the 35 colleges and universities are the constant that provide it strength and stability during a trying economic period in the System's 79-year history.
On Jan. 27, Skills USA members from South Effingham High School and Effingham County High School competed at the regional competition. Five of the six members from ECHS placed first in their categories and five of the 10 members from SEHS placed first.
The Effingham County Board of Education is proud to announce that the following Title I schools have been recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as Title I Distinguished Schools:
ALBANY-Cindy L Price and Dana L Shores of Rincon made the Merit List at Darton College in Albany for the Fall 2010 semester. To qualify for the Merit List, a student must be part time and have earned a 3.4 or higher grade point average.
December proved a successful month for the Effingham County Board of Education budget, gaining more than $8 million in property tax collections, effectively eliminating a November general back account deficit of $3 million.
The Effingham County Board of Education is currently reviewing a recommendation to change the middle school district lines in order to shift approximately 168 students from Ebenezer Middle School (EMS) to Effingham County Middle School (ECMS) and approximately 36 students from Ebenezer Middle School (EMS) to South Effingham Middle School (SEMS). The recommendation is being made in an effort to even out the three middle school's enrollments to make room for growth at ...
The Effingham County Board of Education heard public concerns at its Feb. 2 meeting as it continues to consider a redistricting recommendation that will redistribute 200 students from Ebenezer Middle School between the other two middle schools.
The Effingham County High School FBLA-PBL chapter in Springfield will be celebrating FBLA-PBL Week, Feb. 6-12 with the following activities:
COCHRAN-Middle Georgia College Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Mary Ellen Wilson, has announced that two students from Effingham County have been cited for scholastic achievement during MGC's fall 2010 semester.
The "Y" Club from South Effingham Middle School participated in the annual SE District "Y" Club basketball tournament held in Statesboro on Jan. 29 and finished the day undefeated, taking the first place trophy.
Effingham County Middle School 6th grade Emily Alexander, Alexis Anderson, McKenzie Ansel, Jonathan Barresi, Todd Beam, Austin Beard, Merry Bentley, Nicholas Bingham, Timothy Bowles, Kara Brinson, Yvette Brockett, Julianna Buzzurro, ZeaDerius Chambers, Kaitlyn Chumley, Stephen Clark, James Collins, Fatima Cope, Nathan Crager, Jillian Craig, Andrew Crawford, Makenzie Crocker, Raven Curl, Parker Dasher, Kelsey Disher, Leeanne Donlon, Arlen Edwards, Brooke Floyd, Noah Fournier, Sarah Freeman, Cole Fulcher, Wesley Fulcher, Paige Giles, Charles Gilgen, Daulton Harris, Logan ...
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.