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SEHS students dig deep to help disaster victims

Students at South Effingham High School raised $4,021 for Haiti relief efforts last week, more than any other school in the county.

January 28, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


School board cuts five days from calendar

The Effingham County Board of Education unanimously agreed at its meeting Thursday night to cut five days from the 2009-10 calendar, with the school year now ending on May 14 instead of May 21

January 21, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Shores makes merit list

ALBANY- Dana L Shores of Rincon made the Merit List at Darton College in Albany for the fall 2009 semester. To qualify for the Merit List, a student must be part time and have earned a 3.4 or higher grade point average.

January 18, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Shabi named to dean’s list at Reinhardt College

Elisabeth Shabi of Rincon was among the 349 students named to the Reinhardt College Dean's List for fall semester 2009.

January 18, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Schools to pitch in for Haiti relief

News reports from Haiti indicate that the need for shelter is one of the most critical items in the current rescue and relief efforts following the devastating earthquake that is estimated to have claimed over 50,000 lives.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Pan earns dean’s list honors at Georgia Tech

Xiao Pan of Guyton was named to the fall 2009 dean's list at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Brasher makes BPC dean’s list

MOUNT VERNON–Adrian Cassandra Brasher from Guyton qualified for the Dean's List at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon, for the fall 2009 semester, announced Dr. Ron Melton, provost.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


GSU to host seminar on teaching better writing

Georgia Southern University's "Student Success in First-Year Composition Conference" next month will bring high school English teachers and writing professors together to discuss how they help students become competent academic writers.

January 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Keel wants GSU to go to next level

For Dr. Brooks Keel, one of the key factors that drew his interest to become president of Georgia Southern University was what he calls the college's "culture of being student centered." So, in his first week on the job as the college's new leader, Keel wants to have lunch with the student body. Just not all at the same time.

January 15, 2010 | By Jim Healy Special to the Effingham Herald | Education


Students feeling the pinch

A year ago, a high school student's biggest concern may have been finding a prom date. But now many students' priorities are shifting toward their futures and finances as the recession becomes top-of-mind.

January 14, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education


Wrapping up the semester

Members of the South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America wrapped up the first semester on Dec. 15 with a Christmas social. The members enjoyed food, fun and networking with each other.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Local students earn honors at East Georgia

Five Effingham County residents have been named to the dean's honor and merit lists at East Georgia College for the fall 2009 semester.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


MLK Jr. Observance Committee names essay, poster winners

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Committee has announced the winners of the 2010 MLK Observance Day poster and essay contest for students in grades K-12.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


26 students to try for GHP

Twenty-six students from Effingham County will be interviewing soon for acceptance to the Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


Credit recovery students get chance for computer

At South Effingham High School, students in the credit recovery classes had an opportunity to receive a lap top computer for Christmas.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Education


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Georgia Southern receives research, education gift from Gulfstream

Georgia Southern University has announced a $225,000 contribution from Gulfstream Aerospace to support research and education at the university. This gift continues Georgia Southern's long relationship with Gulfstream, manufacturer of the world's most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft, which began with former Gulfstream president and CEO Allen E. Paulson.

November 25, 2014 | staff report | Education


EMS’ Eagle Winds honor band to play at UGA festival

Ebenezer Middle School's Eagle Winds honor band has been chosen to perform at the 24th annual University of Georgia Middle School Band Festival in December.

November 25, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECMS students named most creative at GSU International Festival

A group of Effingham County Middle School students participated in Georgia Southern University's Global Village Competition, as part of the International Festival hosted by the Center for International Studies.

November 25, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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