Scores for Effingham County's high schools from last fall's end of course tests look promising, as the system performed above the state average in most subjects.
Elizabeth Gail Pabst was crowned Miss Berry College 2010. Pabst is a 2007 honor graduate of Effingham County High School. She is a junior at Berry College in Rome, where she is majoring in government with a minor in public relations. She is also a member of Berry's nationally-ranked equestrian team. She is the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. George C. Pabst of Guyton and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Verne C. Pabst of ...
The Springfield Elementary School Invention Convention exhibited the little light bulbs turning on in its students' imaginations.
In February, Blandford Elementary observed National Children's Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.
Fourth graders at Springfield Elementary School posed throughout the halls dressed as historical figures they have researched for several weeks for a wax museum project.
On Feb. 16, the Effingham County Hussars Chapter 2285 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Georgia Division, presented a Georgia Day program to 105 fifth graders and teachers at Springfield Elementary School.
Students performing in South Effingham High's talent show left a packed house nothing short of jazzed.
Contrary to some reports, the Effingham County Board of Education is not looking at going to a four-day school week as an option to save money.
The Effingham County High School FFA Agricultural Mechanics Team recently won the Area IV FFA Agricultural Mechanics Career Development Event held at Johnson County High School on Feb. 9.
Feb. 13 was National FBLA Community Service Day and eight members of South Effingham High School FBLA along with their adviser Martha Ross and Ricky Truluck, a parent volunteer, spent the day volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House.
The Junior Beta Club at Sand Hill Elementary School made more than 150 Valentine's Day cards for residents at Lakeview Manor Community and the Effingham County Hospital. Each member was asked to make at least four cards that demonstrated their creativity for the Junior Beta Club's February service learning project.
Rajvi Dave, daughter of Yogeshkumar and Sumita Dave of Rincon, was crowned Miss Ebenezer Middle School 2010 on Feb. 6. Dave is an 8th grader at EMS.
Effingham County High School FBLA attended the Region 3 Leadership Conference at Wayne County High School on Jan. 21. Twenty-two members attended and competed in different business areas. The areas included taking online tests, skills tests, and performance events.
Students pictured were chosen by their grade level teachers to represent their team as citizen of the month for January at South Effingham Middle School.
South Effingham High School seniors from Mary Cale Anderegg's art class worked three days painting a mural reflective of their school's spirit at the Rincon Wal-Mart entrance. Effingham County High School students previously painted a similar mural at the other end of the store.
Superintendent Randy Shearouse and the Effingham County School Board fielded concerns and questions from taxpayers over the anticipated revenue hole in the fiscal year 2012 budget as final tax digest projections remain uncertain.
With recent changes to the HOPE Scholarship Program that go into effect this fall, the East Georgia College Foundation has made funds available to incoming freshmen for the 2011-12 award year. This funding will be used to help defray costs as a supplemental scholarship for HOPE Scholars graduating from high school on or after Dec. 1, 2010. Funds will be awarded on a first come, first served basis to qualified applicants at $125 for fall ...
Even during tough economic conditions Georgia's public university system remains a powerful economic engine for the state as chronicled in a newly released report. The Selig Center for Economic Growth in the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business found that the University System of Georgia had a $12.6 billion economic impact on the state's economy during Fiscal Year 2010.
HeritageBank of the South announces Andrew Lewis Faircloth as winner of the East Region HBOS College Scholarship.
The approval by the Board of Regents to change the institutional missions of two of the University System of Georgia's (USG) current two-year colleges - South Georgia College in Douglas and East Georgia College in Swainsboro - to that of a "state college" will allow them to offer limited bachelor's degree programs.
Georgia Southern University's growing national reputation received an eco-boost from The Princeton Review with the recent release of "The Princeton Review's Guide to 311 Green Colleges." Georgia Southern joins a select list of colleges and universities that have been recognized in the 2011 annual ranking.
Ebenezer Middle School recently handed out postseason honors.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) has congratulated four students from the 12th District for having been appointed to the nation's military academies for the class of 2015, including Courtney Anne Beck of Guyton. Each student received a nomination from Barrow.
The Effingham County Retired Educators held their annual banquet recently at New Ebenezer Retreat Center. New officers were installed. They are Patsy Zeigler, vice president; Barbara Strickland, president; Faye Zeigler, secretary; and Carolyn Kessler, treasurer.
The South Effingham Middle School FFA chapter held its annual banquet May 21. During the banquet students who participated in career development events, exhibited livestock and those who earned their Discovery Degree were recognized and presented certificates during the ceremony.
Young Harris College President Cathy Cox is pleased to announce that Victoria Diane Hilton has been named to the Young Harris College dean's list for the Spring 2011 semester. Students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or better are eligible to be named to the dean's list.
Business, education and community leaders throughout the county joined forces at Effingham Career Academy Tuesday morning to discuss how to prepare Effingham students for the 21st Century workforce.
As a whole, the Effingham County School System saw gains as scores came in for the Grade 5 Writing Assessment and the Georgia High School Graduation Test, as well as unofficial scores the Georgia Criterion Reference Competency Test.