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.
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.
Family and friends were not deterred by the dark purple clouds rolling over The Corral on Friday evening. They packed the stands and crowded the fences around the field to watch 353 Mustangs receive their South Effingham High School diplomas. Luckily, only a few drops of rain were felt, and the clouds rolled on as SEHS chorus teacher Ray Ellis called each of the graduates to step across the stage.
Effingham County school lunch prices will increase five cents next year in compliance with a federally mandated provision for school systems nationwide.
State Leader of Georgia 4-H Arch Smith shared his wisdom with local 4-H'ers during the annual 4-H Award banquet. 4-H'ers were recognized for their efforts in a number of programs including leadership, Project Achievement, Consumer Judging, Project S.A.F.E (Shooting Sports Education Program)
Effingham County High School senior Emily Woods, the daughter of Jim and Lisa Woods of Springfield, has been honored by Georgia Public Broadcasting as a 2010-11 Academic All-Star Athlete. Woods was nominated by ECHS Principal Yancy Ford, who presented her with a plaque at class night. The school also received a plaque, which will be placed in the ECHS trophy case.
Aaron Gonzalez was awarded a Air National Guard scholarship to Georgia Military College for more than $42,000.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.-George Gray of Rincon was awarded a master of fine arts in acting from the School of Communication and the Arts at Regent University on May 7. Gray was one of approximately 1,153 graduates at Regent, one of the nation's leading Christian universities.
As the Effingham County High School class of 2011 finally sees the light at the end of this school year, its top three students reflected on the highs and lows of the year but are ready for the next chapter.
Today, South Effingham High School's class of 2011 will visit The Corral for the last time to walk across the stage toward their futures. And for this year's valedictorian, Rajal Patel, moving on is "bittersweet."