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Kirk represents Effingham at State 4-H Congress

South Effingham High School sophomore Rylee Kirk represented Effingham County at the recent Georgia 4-H Congress.

August 26, 2013 | Staff report | Education


School system to upgrade students’ computer access

The Effingham County School System is taking steps to provide more computer access for its students, according to information technology and media services coordinator Jeff Lariscy.

August 22, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEHS senior named FFA national finalist

Three years of commitment and hard work on a project has paid off with national recognition for a South Effingham High School student.

August 22, 2013 | Staff report | Education


4-H'ers take part in state council

This year's state 4-H Council featured activities to keep 4-H'ers sharpening their heroic leadership skills. Those in attendance from Effingham County were Marci Delcampo, Logan McDonald, Dana Mincey, Alex Parrish, Sophie Usher, Hannah Weitman and Lexie Wells, who also ran for office as a potential candidate for state board.

August 19, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Dress code inconsistency rankles students, parent

Two South Effingham High School students and one parent complained to the Effingham County Board of Education on Thursday about enforcement they called inconsistent and punishment seen as unfair for dress code violations in the initial days of this school year.

August 19, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


STC’s new aviation training center now ready for takeoff

SAVANNAH - Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson, Savannah Technical College President Kathy Love and guests celebrated the grand opening Monday of STC's Aviation Training Center.

August 19, 2013 | Staff report | Education


4-H visits Jacksonville Zoo

As summer vacation came to a close, 4-H'ers enjoyed the last of their many summer programs.

August 15, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Keel: GSU is ‘on the move’

Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel delivered his annual State of the University address to faculty and staff on Wednesday morning at the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center during the annual fall convocation.

August 15, 2013 | Staff report | Education


ECHS FBLA officers attend training summit

Five officers from the Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Effingham County High School attended the Summer Leadership and Officer Training Summit (SLOTS) at Swainsboro High School in July.

August 12, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Effingham test scores beating state average

Effingham County students scored higher than the state average in every subject in every grade level on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests this past school year.

August 08, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Little change in enrollment for start of school year

The Effingham County School System began the 2013-14 academic year with nearly the same number of students as it had last year.

August 08, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Former first lady to speak at GSU

Former first lady Laura Bush will speak at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. The appearance by one of the most admired American first ladies is part of the university's Leadership Lecture Series which allows Georgia Southern students to learn from U.S. and world leaders.

August 08, 2013 | Staff report | Education


STC offers career training for GED students

Savannah Technical College is offering 30 GED-prep students the opportunity to begin training in welding or industrial systems at the Savannah campus, while studying for the GED this fall.

August 08, 2013 | Staff report | Education


A big night for 4-H

Junior and Senior club members were recognized and received awards for their achievements at the 4-H awards banquet. The banquet themed "4-H ... How Sweet It Is" focused on the experiences of 4-H through trips, events, honors, awards and opportunities. Natalie Starling, Senior club president and graduating senior, served as the mistress of ceremonies for the evening. Entertainment was provided by Hillary Usher.

August 05, 2013 | Staff report | Education


First day busy, but mostly smooth

Hanna Hodges certainly beat the crowd for her son Grant's first day of pre-kindergarten.

August 05, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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Lamb to compete for Miss ABAC

TIFTON - Leslie Lamb, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest is "Timeless Elegance."

October 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students post best ACT scores

The Effingham County School System saw its best-ever results on the ACT college admissions test this year, according to data provided by school officials.

October 14, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Pre-K week kicks off with guest readers

Special guests from the community are visiting Effingham County schools this week and reading books to pre-kindergarten students for Georgia Pre-K Week.

October 07, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


SEMS cheerleaders win at Jeff Davis

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place at their first competition this season, held at Jeff Davis Middle School.

October 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Celebrate Armstrong to be held this week

Armstrong State University will host the second annual Celebrate Armstrong weekend Oct. 9-11. The community is invited to join in this celebration of everything Armstrong.

October 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Luke Bryan Farm Tour to aid GSU scholarships

Georgia Southern University alum and country singer Luke Bryan will visit the Statesboro area during his annual Farm Tour at Perry Field Wednesday in Claxton.

October 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Kieffer turns business background into top teaching

Effingham County's 2014-15 teacher of the year took a non-traditional route into the education field.

October 07, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Diploma is worth the wait

Six-and-a-half decades after what would have been his final year of high school, a local Korean War veteran received his diploma.

October 07, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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