After learning she was the South Effingham High School STAR Student, Michaela Lariscy had no trouble selecting her STAR Teacher.
Christina Hillman said she found out she was STAR Student for Effingham County High School around November last year, but she had to keep it a secret until they finished some figuring.
South Effingham Middle School will compete at the Georgia State Science Olympiad Tournament, to be held at Augusta State University on March 12.
South Effingham High School is offering students a pathway known as The Teaching Pathway. The purpose of the pathway is to prepare students for future positions in the field of education.
The 2011 Miss SEHS Scholarship Pageant will be held March 26 at 7 p.m. in the SEHS cafeteria. Tickets are $7 at the door or are available from any contestant.
South Effingham High School students in 25 acts gave it their all Feb. 25 at the annual Talent Show Extravaganza.
Caleb Mock graduated from Georgia Tech in December with a degree in Mechanical Engineering with high honors.
Effingham County High School FFA celebrated National FFA Week Feb. 28-March 5. "Infinite Potential" was the theme this year.
Photo provided The students in Mrs. Michelle Corless' first grade class at Rincon Elementary School have invented their own robots. They have been learning about robots during reading. Each student made robots out of recycled items. They used coffee cans, milk jugs, boxes, toilet paper rolls, computer parts and many other items to make their inventions.
The Effingham County school system is participating in a free, eight-week statewide wellness and fitness program, Walk Georgia, which launched March 6 and ends April 30.
A review of State End of Course Test and Georgia High School Writing Test pass rates during the Effingham County Board of Education's March 2 meeting showed promising gains in most areas.
The student-voted Effingham County High School Teacher of the Month for January is Katie Ward.
The month of January marked the end of peak tax collections for the 2010-11 school year budget, but the financial report reviewed at the Effingham Board of Education's March 2 meeting indicates encouraging numbers across the budget.
As the Effingham County Board of Education office began receiving a wave of phone calls and board members' inboxes began to fill with a frenzy of e-mails, a discussion of sixth grade athletics was added to the March 2 board meeting agenda Monday.
Shelby Wilson, daughter of Mike and Lisa Wilson of Springfield, paged at the Georgia State Capitol on Feb. 9 for Rep. Jon Burns.
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.
The 2011 Summer Reading Program is under way at both Effingham branches of Live Oak Public Libraries through Aug. 19. This year's theme is "One World, Many Stories." The annual program is for ages 0 to 18 and helps maintain or increase reading levels over the long school break.
Accompanied by six members of the certified volunteer coaching staff, 19 qualifying Junior and Senior competitors advanced to compete at the State Target Challenge match held in May.
Assistant Superintendent Gregg Arnsdorff finished a promising moments presentation earlier at the Effingham County Board of Education's meeting Wednesday on the most recent official and unofficial test scores, most of which saw impressive gains this year.
Time is running out to sign up for this year's summer arts camp hosted by the Effingham Council for the Arts.