The Ebenezer Elementary fourth and fifth grade chorus treated family and friends to a concert at the school, complete with Christmas carols, and the evening ended on the steps of the old school, with a Christmas sing-along.
Effingham County High School FFA member Jesse Edwards recently won the Area IV FFA Agricultural Electrification Career Development Event.The event was held at Johnson County High School in Wrightsville on Dec. 1.
VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University selected Lauren Lyautey of Rincon for the VSU Ambassadors organization, a group that will assist the president with outreach activities, including graduation and alumni functions.
For many students, Saturday mornings are never seen due to a late Friday night. So, any time that students commit to an extremely early Saturday morning activity is noteworthy.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will hold its fall graduation tonight at 7:30 in the Savannah Civic Center's Johnny Mercer Theatre. More than 200 are expected to participate in the ceremonies that include graduates in associate degree, diploma, certificate and GED programs.
Two Ebenezer Middle School students received their awards for artwork in the Scholastic Art Awards.
Shawn Brown with TheSuperFunShow.com came to Marlow Learning Center on Dec. 4 to present a fun and energetic new way of learning.
VALDOSTA - Several students have been awarded scholarships for Valdosta State University's 2009-10 school year in recognition of their superior academic achievements.
A group of South Effingham High School Students and Principal Dr. Mark Winters last month attended a conference on ethics sponsored by the West Point Society of Savannah and JCB.
Springfield Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day by honoring local vets with the school's annual reception and program on Nov. 10.
Troop 165 held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for John Casey Howard at the Rincon Lions Club on Oct. 27.
While Sand Hill Elementary's instructional supervisor Brigid Nesmith became a teacher so she could teach students about the solar system, her sister Cathy Bahm became an aerospace engineer so she could build the rockets and space shuttles that help humans explore the solar system.
The pre-k classes at Central Learning Center enjoyed various activities during National Children's Book Week, Nov. 16-20. Each class adopted a favorite book, decorated doors to depict the theme of the books, and enjoyed other fun activities that explored each book's story.
Students at Ebenezer Middle School took all of the honors in the MLK Jr. Day Theme contest, according to EMS Principal Ramona Lovett.
Effingham School Assistant Superintendent Gregg Arnsdorff read to fourth grade children at the Springfield Elementary School last Friday to celebrate National Children's Book Week.
Effingham County 4-H'ers attended State Congress in Atlanta from July 19-22 and returned home with high honors. The 4-H State Congress brings students from all over Georgia together to compete in project achievement areas at the state level.
Final numbers aren't quite tallied, but the Effingham County Board of Education should close the 2011 financial year considerably stronger than FY 2010.
Georgia Southern University has been named one of America's Best Colleges by Forbes magazine, whose ranking includes the top 20 percent of colleges and universities based on the "student's point of view." The honor is the latest for the growing university that expects to welcome a record 20,000 students to its campus when fall semester classes begin Aug. 22.
Scouts and leaders from Troop 665 in Rincon along with Dan Frailey and James McElveen from First Baptist Church Rincon are pictured on the wheelchair ramp they built at First Baptist Church Youth Center.
Although Effingham County schools' 2011 test scores earned overall gains and high rankings compared to the state, Adequate Yearly Progress projections show no schools in the system meeting AYP by 2013.
Effingham schools started the 2011-12 year Thursday, and in celebration Effingham Women in Business donated 24 book bags to school social workers to distribute to the system's homeless students. Teach Right sold WIB the book bags at wholesale price.
The Edward Jones offices in Port Wentworth and Rincon partnered together to collect school supplies for the Treutlen House located in Effingham County.
The General Assembly requires that all public school systems in Georgia have school councils in place for the purposes of bringing communities and schools closer together in a spirit of cooperation to solve difficult education problems, improve academic achievement, provide support for teachers and administrators, and bring parents into the school-based decision-making process. All Effingham County Schools will hold elections for the upcoming year. Elections will be held to fill expiring terms, new terms and ...
Mark Tanner from Rincon participated in a six-week Science and Technology Expansion Program (STEP) this summer at Armstrong Atlantic State University. As an entering freshman to Armstrong, Tanner conducted research on nanoparticle catalysis of environmental pollutants. He lived on campus free of charge and received a weekly stipend of $300.
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced that Georgia is one of 10 states to be awarded $1 million by Complete College America to fuel policy innovations and reforms aimed at significantly increasing college completion. In conjunction with this grant, Deal also introduced his Complete College Georgia Initiative.
In the wake of increasing No Child Left Behind demands, initial reports indicate that the Effingham County school system did not meet Adequate Yearly Progress goals for 2011.
When classes begin this August, students at the Effingham Campus of Savannah Technical College will find many new opportunities available to them including:
Georgia Southern University student Jeffrey Hupman was awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), a nonprofit corporation. The Tampa, Fla., native has achieved a 3.93 GPA, and is the first student from the University to be awarded the competitive national scholarship.
The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, today announced the 2011 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. Among the winners are Michaela Lariscy, a student from South Effingham High School and Hillary Usher, a student from Effingham County High School.
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.