Springfield Elementary recently received a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program to assist them in sprucing up the school.
Former "American Idol" finalist Stephanie Edwards performed for students at Ebenezer Middle School on Tuesday. She also spent time with the show choir. Edwards said being at EMS was "awesome." She said she loves children and had planned to become a teacher before deciding to pursue child psychology. Edwards answered questions from the show choir. She said the question that stuck out was "what was the most important thing I gained from my experience?" Edwards ...
Ebenzer Middle School students Clay Robertson and Christopher Kieffer missed school one day to be in Atlanta.
Covenant Christian Academy students have been busy learning new things. Recently 4th-7th graders challenged each other to a "Middle Ages History Event-a-thon." Having recently studies the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation events, they were challenged to see who can put the events in chronological order the fastest. The 6th/7th grade class won, but have been challenged to a rematch. In the younger grades, first graders were challenged to read 20 books per month. Those reaching ...
Sand Hill Elementary's Fox Burnsed is only 7 years old, but he's on his way to Hollywood.
Georgia Southern University could become southeast Georgia's equivalent of the University of Georgia within the next couple of decades, according to school president Dr. Bruce Grube.
Students from Covenant Christian Academy in Springfield participated in a sack race at their second annual Easter picnic and egg hunt held at the United Methodist Campgrounds. CCA is a Christian school offering a classical approach to education for Pre-K through 8th grade students.
After months of preparation, students will be taking the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) beginning Monday.
St. Patrick's Day was a special day in the lives of six FCCLA members from South Effingham High School. These students competed in what is known as STAR Events, which stands for Students Taking Action with Recognition.
Six students from Effingham County have been selected as finalists to attend the 2007 Georgia's Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.
The Effingham County High School Chorus Show Choirs performed at a dinner theater held Saturday night.
Have you ever wondered what it's like to live and work in space? An upcoming exhibit at Georgia Southern University will give children of all ages and their parents an opportunity to learn about astronauts and their contributions to the U.S. space program. "Spacing Out: A Day in the Life of an Astronaut" is an interactive exhibit that will be on display in the Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building. Featuring a full-size replica of a Mercury ...
Youngsters who are interested in chess are invited to expand their knowledge of the game during a summer day camp at Georgia Southern University.
The leadership of the General Assembly has informed the Department of Technical and Adult Education that they will work with the agency to fund the $1.8 million necessary to prevent a two-month furlough of the state's 246 full-time adult literacy instructors.
The Effingham County Board of Education discussed the possibility of changing the calendar for next school year.
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.
ALBANY–Dana Shores of Rincon received an award for Outstanding Scholar at Darton College's recent Honors and Awards Convocation.
COCHRAN-Middle Georgia College Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Mary Ellen Wilson, has announced that two students from Effingham County were cited for scholastic achievement during MGC's spring 2011 semester.
TIGERVILLE, S.C.-North Greenville University has recognized Asaleverne Romell Wright from Rincon for his academic accomplishments by naming him to the Dean's List for the spring 2011 semester.
ATLANTA-The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia and its Office of Adult Education (OAE) has voted to rescind a planned increase in the GED test fees for Georgia's adult learners. The TCSG will wait until at least early next year to reconsider the cost.
Effingham 4-H'ers attend leadership conference at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee with 4-H'ers from 39 counties.
The first cohort the Effingham County Board of Education's Aspiring Leaders completed the program this year and were recognized for their work.
It was standing room only at Rebel Field on a sunny, warm Saturday evening as nearly 410 young men and women became the newest alumni of Effingham County HIgh School. Each member of the class carried a balloon to their seat, and many wrote personal messages on their balloons to commemorate three classmates who were killed in separate auto accidents.