SAVANNAH – Record numbers of students packed into classrooms, hallways and parking lots at Savannah Technical College for the first day of the fall quarter. Early numbers show that 5,140 students are enrolled, marking a 12 percent increase from last year at this time when enrollment was 4,585 and a 34 percent increase over the summer quarter.
Rincon Elementary School's Aimee Lee was named the Effingham County Teacher of the Year at the annual teacher recognition banquet, held Wednesday evening at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
The Effingham County School System is looking at a deficit of more than $6.3 million for its current budget year, the system's finance director told school board members.
Effingham County High School Work-based Learning student Cody Calhoun, son of Tony and Cindy Calhoun of Guyton, has earned a prestigious award by earning a Platinum Certificate on Georgia's Work Ready Initiative Assessment.
Effingham County High School class of 1959 had its first reunion June 13.
Effingham County students are learning to drive in style thanks to the General Motors Driver's Education Program and Coastal Chevrolet in Savannah.
Two students at Effingham County High School recently won third place in the Jimmy Carter post card contest co-sponsored by the Peanut Institute, the National Peanut Board and the Jimmy Carter NHS Education Program.
Central Learning Center recently hosted Grandparents' Day. Approximately 160 grandparents were hosted on campus. The grandparents met and enjoyed refreshments before going to their grandchild(ren)'s classes to enjoy activities with them.
Rick Seagroves, Cubmaster of Pack 295 presided over a full house at a meeting of Cub Scouts. More than 100 people were packed inside the clubhouse at Camp K.T. Wallace outside of Guyton as parents and scouts prepared for another year of scouting. There were 33 new cubs signed up at the last meeting. "With the number of boys signing up, we're going to be needing some new leaders to step up and help," Seagroves said. At the last meeting, several scouts received patches and other awards they earned over the summer and after getting assigned to dens ...
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized a South Effingham High School student and master teachers at its meeting last Thursday.
Ebenezer Middle School held its homecoming on Wednesday afternoon where this year's queen, Alexx Hulsey was crowned.
Sand Hill Elementary School's spelling bee went down to the "minute."
Browder named to Reinhardt dean's list
Effingham County ranked among the top 10 percent of school districts in the state on the College and Career-Ready Performance Index for the 2013-14 school year.
As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance, children and adults participated in the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.
STATESBORO - Eight students from Effingham County were among the more than 150 outstanding high school seniors recently invited to attend Georgia Southern University's Scholars Day.
The Effingham County Board of Education's first meeting of 2015 began with Beth Helmly and Robert Grant being sworn in.
Some fifth-grade students at Sand Hill Elementary School wanted to voice their opinion about changes that have been made to their school lunches.
Two Effingham County schools earned recognition from the Georgia Department of Education as Title I reward schools this year.