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.
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.
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.