Effingham County High School students recently donated over 150 pair of jeans to the Teens for Jeans program sponsored by Aeropostale.
Marlow Learning Center held a movie and marshmallow night in December.
Ebenezer Middle Sixth grade Robert Allen, Ariana Bartley, Courtney Beasley, Claire Bergner, Nicholas Bidwell, Loren Billeiter, Yvonne Braddy, Benjamin Brennan, Nicholas Brown, Adam Bryant, Devony Calaway, Jacalyn Carper, Taylor Close, Jamall Collins, Haley Coulter, Addison Cowart, Daniel Cribbs, Scott Cribbs, Josey Denney, Chandler Drew, Chelsea Eddy, Ian Edmonds, Daniel Estes, Arianna Fournier, Sheldon Froehlich, Jonah Frost, Atiya Goethe, Parker Gordy, Ethan Granstrom, Elisabeth Habersham, Kayla Hancock, Layton Harrell, Aaron Harrison, Zane Harrison, Rachel Hartmann, Sarah ...
Georgia Southern University students from Effingham County have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 term. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must have at least a 3.50 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.
Marlow Learning Center held "Valen-time with Dad" on Feb. 9.
Keyondra Shanay Garvin of Springfield has accepted membership in Golden Key International Honour Society and was honored during a recent induction ceremony at Savannah State University.
Pint-sized fourth-grader Natalie Lugo came out T-R-I-U-M-P-H-A-N-T against contestants from each of the eight elementary school and the three middle schools to win the Effingham County spelling bee Tuesday morning.
John Howard of South Effingham High School has been named the STAR student for the Effingham County School System.
Blandford First grade Madison Abney, Katelyn Ainsworth, Victoria Aldridge, Jeremy Allen, Gavin Ballard, Gabriel Barreau, Lieah Blake, McKay Boyett, Joseph Bragg, Alexandra Brown, Samantha Buchanan, Carson Burns, Savannah Carpenter, Haleigh Chambers, Jadyn Coleman, Dylan Cornwell, Chesney Davis, Leighton Davis, Charles DeRouen, Alicia Fickling, Mike Garcia Mota, Mallory Goff, Malcolm Goldsby, Hannah Gordy, Layla Green, Madison Groover, Cameron Hall, Haley Hathaway, William Herrington, Olivia Grace Higgins, Nekiyah Hill, Trinity Howard, Iain Hutchinson, Alynah Jonas, Brennan Kelly, ...
The financial report for the Effingham County Board of Education is looking up after more than $11 million in property taxes was collected in January.
Students from Valentina Quarterman's advanced placement psychology class initiated a drive for donations to the Red Cross for Haitian earthquake relief. "As soon as it happened, the next day, we decided to collect funds," Quarterman said. The fundraising effort was conducted schoolwide.
After a four-day in-depth review of the Effingham County School System, the Quality Assurance Review team from AdvancED announced its recommendation for district accreditation as a quality school system at the school board meeting Wednesday.
The Duck Conservation Society picked up 25 wood duck nesting boxes built by students from South Effingham High School.
SAVANNAH – Official enrollment numbers for the start of the winter quarter 2010, show an increase of 18.8 percent in total credit enrollment from the same quarter last year, marking the second consecutive quarter that enrollment has topped 5,000 and the largest ever enrollment for winter quarter.
The Effingham County School System congratulates the staff and faculty from Rincon Elementary for the job they did in shutting down their school for the 2009 winter holidays.
Cadets from Effingham County High School's Air Force JROTC recently attended the annual Summer Leadership School (SLS) at Mercer University for a week, and several were recognized for their successes and achievement.
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.
The Effingham County High School Class of 1966 enjoyed its 45th reunion on June 11th at Holiday Inn Express in Port Wentworth.
Plum Creek has awarded a $2,000 scholarship to an Effingham County high school graduate. Plum Creek annually awards scholarships to exemplary high school seniors who plan to continue their education after graduation. The scholarships recognize students who demonstrate academic excellence, involvement in school and community activities, and overall achievement throughout their high school careers. William Claxton is the recipient for Effingham County.
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.